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Sean Bean begins filming second season of ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’

The new season of ITV Encore’s The Frankenstein Chronicles has started filming in Northern Ireland. Incorporating elements from Mary Shelley’s Gothic literary classic, the period crime drama launched in November 2015, starring Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, Sharpe) as Inspector John Marlott. The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and was created by Benjamin Ross (The...

Benedict Cumberbatch to star in new Sky Atlantic drama from ‘One Day’ author

Sky Atlantic and Showtime have teamed up to make a new drama executive produced by and starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Based on the acclaimed Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn, the series will be adapted by novelist David Nicholls (One Day). Nicholls will write all five one-hour episodes of Melrose, which “hilariously skewers...

BBC One announces Victoria Wood tribute series

A new series celebrating the late comedian, writer and actor Victoria Wood will air on BBC One next month. Our Friend Victoria will feature highlights from Wood’s archive and “some re-discovered treats” being introduced and celebrated by her friends, peers and co-stars. The six 30-minute episodes will be presented by Julie Walters (Victoria Wood: As Seen...

Three-part ‘Doctor Who’ story confirmed for Season 10

Doctor Who is bringing back the three-parter for the first time since 1989. Writer Toby Whithouse has revealed that episodes 6-8 of the new season are a linked story, featuring new monsters The Monks. At least one of these episodes also features the return of Michelle Gomez as Missy. Whithouse told DS: “Steven [Moffat]’s done the first...

‘Line of Duty’ returns! Start date confirmed for Season 4

The start date has been announced for the fourth season of Line of Duty. The new six-part story stars Thandie Newton (Westworld) as AC12’s “most devious opponent yet”, alongside returning regulars Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar. Newcomers to Season 4’s cast also includes Jason Watkins (Being Human), Lee Ingleby (The A Word) and Royce Pierreson (Our Girl). The...

Steven Moffat reveals his advice for new ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner Chris Chibnall

Departing Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has revealed some tips for his replacement Chris Chibnall. Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall will take over as lead writer of Doctor Who in 2018, following Peter Capaldi’s departure in this year’s Christmas special. Speaking to WorldScreen about his advice for Chibnall, Moffat commented: “Advice, oh Lord! First of all, he’s a very, very experienced showrunner himself, so...

Steven Moffat hints at what he’s working on next after ‘Doctor Who’

Writer Steven Moffat been discussing his post-Doctor Who plans. Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall will take over as Doctor Who showrunner from Steven Moffat following Peter Capaldi’s departure in this year’s Christmas special. Speaking to WorldScreen about what’s next for him after Doctor Who, Moffat commented: “I’ve got one thing I’m quite excited about. I can’t talk about it yet. He...

Can online gambling be a legitimate career option?

Gambling is often viewed as an easy way to throw away your money. We hear stories all the time of people who become addicted to gambling and end up losing everything. For many, a career in the gambling industry sounds like a far-fetched, irresponsible idea, but who can deny that there’s something exciting about a...