BBC’s festive TV line-up announced

The BBC have announced a mighty assembly of shows for its festive season, including Doctor Who, Call the Midwife, Luther and Les Misérables… As always there will be a festive – and yup, murderous – edition of EastEnders as the truth about Alfie and Hayley has catastrophic consequences for everyone involved. Additionally, there’ll be a big Christmas show for Michael McIntyre called, … >

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The top 10 episodes of Upstart Crow

With Upstart Crow recently finishing up its third series, and a new Christmas special on the horizon, here’s our pick of the Shakespearean sitcom’s top 10 episodes so far… 10. The Quality Of Mercy (Series 1 Episode 6) After discovering that his father has squandered the family savings, Will foolishly borrows money from his nemesis … >

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BBC Two orders second season of Shakespeare sitcom ‘Upstart Crow’

Ben Elton’s Upstart Crow will return to BBC Two for six further 30-minute episodes and a Christmas special in 2017. Commissioned as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Festival 2016, marking the 400th anniversary of the writer’s death, the first season launched on BBC Two last month, averaging over two million viewers. Actor David Mitchell commented: “I’m thrilled that we’ll be … >

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8 new British TV comedies we can’t wait to see this year

What’s coming up on British TV this year in the world of comedy? We take a look at some of the treats in store…   Camping This is a new Sky Atlantic comedy from Julia Davis (Hunderby, Nighty Night) which sounds like it’s going to be just as darkly funny as her previous work. It’s … >

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