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Remember Me brings Michael Palin back to the BBC

Remember Me brings Michael Palin back to the BBC

It’s been a very long time since we last saw Michael Palin getting into any kind of fictional character for a TV performance, but the good news is that the BBC has recently announced that he will be taking the lead role in a new haunting mini-series called Remember Me. Coming hot on the heels(…)

Ray Winstone to star in The Trials Of Jimmy Rose on ITV

Ray Winstone to star in The Trials Of Jimmy Rose on ITV

ITV has confirmed that it has commissioned a new three part drama, The Trials Of Jimmy Rose, starring Ray Winstone in the leading role alongside Amanda Redman. It sees Winstone taking on another disreputable criminal figure, a part he’s managed to get down to a fine art, but with a lot of family issues to(…)

BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky propose 2015 UK election televised debates

BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky propose 2015 UK election televised debates

The big four British broadcasting names have put their hand into the the fire pit that is UK politics in a bid to stage a series of 2015 election debates, giving the relative powerhouses in the bid for Parliamentary control a stage to let it all hang out. Though the plans haven’t been ratified by(…)

Arthur & George adaptation comes to ITV with Martin Clunes as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur & George adaptation comes to ITV with Martin Clunes as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

ITV has confirmed that it began filming this autumn for the adaptation of of Julian Barnes’ novel, Arthur & George, casting Martin Clunes as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The three part mini-series will take us back to the celebrated author and physician’s troubled years following the death of his wife,(…)

Stand Up To Cancer 2014, Channel 4 air date announced

Stand Up To Cancer 2014, Channel 4 air date announced

If you hate Cancer as much as we do, you’re probably going to need to watch the upcoming Stand Up To Cancer 2014 night on Channel 4 later in October and get yourself set to pledge at least a little support. With a whole host of comedy genius behind it, including Will Ferrell, Richard Ayoude,(…)

Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways TV series coming to BBC 4

Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways TV series coming to BBC 4

To accompany the upcoming release of the Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, the band has also partnered with HBO to create an original documentary, which has been described by Dave Grohl as a love letter to the history of American music. Coinciding with the band’s 20 year anniversary, the Sonic Highways TV series(…)

Black Mirror movie length Christmas Special announced

Black Mirror movie length Christmas Special announced

For anyone that watched either of the two previous series of Black Mirror you’ll know that it’s been a twisted satirical commentary on modern day life that has already featured everything from dystopian futures and necromancy to pig love and obsessive mobile phone voyeurism. Now Channel 4 has announced that it will be following all(…)

Cuckoo Series 2

Cuckoo Series 2

The good news keeps rumbling on as Greg Davies returns to his genius BBC3 sit-com adventure in Cuckoo Series 2, which is set to return this month with a fair few surprises in store for fans of the show. The bad news, though, is that all is far from well at the Thompson household and(…)

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary planned

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary planned

Grayson Perry Photo: Penguin Books © Jochen Braun The National Portrait Gallery has announced it will be hosting the next Grayson Perry exhibition, bringing his Who Are You? portraits to the masses when it opens later this year. Tagging up with the artist’s work for Channel 4 on British identity, the exhibition looks set to(…)

Noel Fielding talks Luxury Comedy Series 2

Noel Fielding talks Luxury Comedy Series 2

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy returns for a new series on Thursday the 31st of July at 10.00pm and we were lucky enough to catch up with the eponymous troubadour in the upper extremities of the Channel 4 surrealism thought cube to find out more about the second series of the show. This time around it’s(…)

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