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Peter Capaldi’s fate in ‘The Musketeers’ Series 2 revealed

The Musketeers star Tom Burke has revealed that Cardinal Richelieu, played by Peter Capaldi, will be dead when the show returns next year. Series 2 began filming in Prague earlier this month and Capaldi is currently filming the new series of Doctor Who in Cardiff. Burke, who plays Athos in BBC One’s adventure drama, told...

Matt Smith on ‘Doctor Who’ return: ‘I’ll happily come back’

Doctor Who star Matt Smith has revealed that he ie keen to reprise his role as the Eleventh Doctor in a future multi-Doctor anniversary story. Speaking at the Wizard World Con panel, Smith recalled working on last year’s 50th anniversary special: “It was a real historic moment for me. I always look at David [Tennant]...

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Elyes Gabel joins ‘Spooks’ movie

Another actor from Game of Thrones has joined the cast of Spooks: The Greater Good. Elyes Gabel (World War Z, Casualty), who played Rakharo in Game of Thrones, will appear alongside former co-star Kit Harington in the new movie, which is currently filming. The cast also includes Jennifer Ehle (Pride and Prejudice), Tuppence Middleton (Trance), Eleanor...

Channel 4 orders ‘Humans’ sci-fi drama from ‘Spooks’ writers

Channel 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox Entertainment Studios have teamed up to co-produce new drama series Humans. Based on the hit Swedish sci-fi drama Real Humans, the eight-part series is written by British duo Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley (Spooks, Spooks: The Greater Good). The official synopsis reads: “Set in a parallel present where the latest...

Phil Davis and Warren Clarke join BBC One’s ‘Poldark’ adaptation

Filming has begun on BBC One’s new adaptation of Winston Graham’s acclaimed Poldark saga. Set in 18th century Cornwall, the eight-part series stars Aidan Turner (Being Human) and Eleanor Tomlinson (The White Queen) as Ross Poldark and Demelza. The cast also includes Heida Reed (Silent Witness) as Ross’s first love Elizabeth, Jack Farthing (Blandings) as...

‘Intruders’ first teaser: John Simm’s new paranormal drama

BBC America has released the first teaser trailer for The X-Files writer Glen Morgan’s new US conspiracy thriller series, Intruders. Set in the Pacific Northwest and based on Michael Marshall Smith’s novel, The Intruders, the series stars John Simm (Doctor Who, Mad Dogs) as Jack Whelan, a Los Angeles cop turned writer who has escaped...

HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ to air in UK on Sky Atlantic

Sky Atlantic will air HBO’s new comedy series Silicon Valley this summer. Created by Beavis & Butthead‘s Mike Judge, the eight-part series is set in the high-tech rush of the modern Silicon Valley, “where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success”. Described as “an Entourage for geeks”, Silicon Valley...

‘Happy Valley’ trailer: ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ writer’s new drama

BBC One has released the first trailer for Last Tango in Halifax writer Sally Wainwright’s new drama series Happy Valley. The six-part “shocking crime thriller” begins later this month, starring Sarah Lancashire (The Paradise) and Steve Pemberton (Whitechapel). Watch the trailer… Catherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire) is the sergeant on duty when flustered and nervous accountant...

Australian comedy ‘The Moodys’ to air on Sky Living

Australian sitcom The Moodys will begin airing in the UK next month. The eight-part comedy series launches at 9.30pm on Thursday 1 May on Sky Living. They might not get along like the Waltons or the Brady Bunch, but they have a lot more fun, with each episode focusing on uniquely Moody occasions over the...

Tom Baker appearance on ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’ was planned

Tom Baker has confirmed that it was planned for him to appear on The Sarah Jane Adventures. The final episode of the Doctor Who spin-off aired on CBBC in October 2011, following the death of star Elisabeth Sladen. Baker told TV Choice: “I think it was being mooted at a time when Elisabeth began to...