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Mobile gambling overtakes online betting

More people now use their mobile devices to access the Internet and make purchase decisions than use their desktop or laptop computers. And about 85 percent of all people in advanced nations consult the Internet before making a purchase decision. That’s a lot of people using their smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices to go...

‘American Horror Story’ interview: Evan Peters and Matt Bomer chat about ‘Hotel’

In the 13-episode, fifth installment of the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning franchise, American Horror Story: Hotel ventures into The Cortez. The Cortez is an infamous hotel in Los Angeles that is operated by The Countess played by international superstar Lady Gaga. Featuring an all-star cast including series regulars Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Evan Peters,...

Interview: David Walliams chats about his love of author Roald Dahl

David Walliams will host a one-off film celebrating Roald Dahl’s 10 best-selling children’s books on Channel 4 next month. The 90-minute special brings together a host of stars to mark the 100th anniversary of Dahl’s birth, including Stephen Spielberg, Julie Walters, Richard Curtis, Mackenzie Crook, Jarvis Cocker, Johnny Vegas, Jessica Hynes and Miriam Margolyes. Roald Dahl’s Most Marvellous Book will climax with the nation voting...

Interview: Colin Morgan chats about BBC One’s ‘The Living And The Dead’

Merlin star Colin Morgan leads the cast of BBC One’s new supernatural drama, The Living and the Dead. From the creators of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes, the six-part series is directed by Alice Troughton (Merlin, In the Flesh) and co-stars Charlotte Spencer (Glue). Somerset 1894. When a pioneering Victorian psychologist and his vivacious young wife are brought back to the...

Interview: Charlotte Spencer chats about BBC One’s ‘The Living And The Dead’

Glue actress Charlotte Spencer stars in BBC One’s new supernatural drama, The Living and the Dead. From the creators of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes, the six-part series is directed by Alice Troughton (Merlin, In the Flesh) and co-stars Colin Morgan (Merlin). Somerset 1894. When a pioneering Victorian psychologist and his vivacious young wife are brought back to the family estate after...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ interview: Bernard Cribbins on playing Snout

Bernard Cribbins (Doctor Who) is playing Snouth in BBC One’s new A Midsummer Night’s Dream adaptation. Adapted by former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare season, the 90-minute TV adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic play stars Maxine Peake (Silk) as Titania, Matt Lucas (Little Britain) as Bottom, John Hannah (Atlantis) as Theseus, Eleanor Matsuura (Spooks) as...

Interview: Russell T Davies chats about adapting ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

As part of the BBC’s Shakespeare season, former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has adapted A Midsummer Night’s Dream for BBC One. The 90-minute TV adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic play stars Maxine Peake (Silk) as Titania, Matt Lucas (Little Britain) as Bottom, John Hannah (Atlantis) as Theseus, Eleanor Matsuura (Spooks) as Hippolyta and Hiran Abeysekera (Lion In The Tent)...

‘The Hollow Crown’ interview: Benedict Cumberbatch on playing Richard III

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch plays Richard in The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses. Following the success of the BAFTA Award-winning first The Hollow Crown season in 2012, BBC Two brings the concluding part of this ambitious cycle of Shakespeare’s History plays to the screen with adaptations of Henry VI (in 2 parts) and Richard III. The cast also includes Judi Dench, Sophie Okonedo,...

‘Home Fires’ interview: Samantha Bond chats about Season 2

Downton Abbey star Samantha Bond is back on ITV in a second season of Home Fires. Samantha Bond plays Frances, the heart and soul of Great Paxford’s WI and the village community. Formidably intelligent and with a strong entrepreneurial drive, she can’t help but dominate any forum. She’s a great woman to have in your...