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‘The Musketeers’ creator promises ‘darker and sexier’ Season 2

The Musketeers writer Adrian Hodges has revealed that the new season takes the show in a “surprising direction”. BBC One’s action adventure drama is back at 9pm on Friday 2 January, with Luke Pasqualino (Skins) returning as D’Artagnan, alongside Tom Burke (The Hour) as Athos, Santiago Cabrera (Merlin) as Aramis and Howard Charles (Royal Shakespeare...

‘Doctor Who’ exec Moffat: ‘Clara thinks the show is called ‘Clara”

Steven Moffat has responded to fans’ concerns that Doctor Who‘s most recent season saw the show focus too much on companion Clara, rather than the Doctor. Doctor Who’s showrunner told Nerdist: “The thing about Clara is she thinks the show is called ‘Clara’. She really does. She has no idea she’s number two in the...

‘The Missing’ Season 2 confirmed

The Missing will return to BBC One for a second season with “a new case”. Starring James Nesbitt (The Hobbit), Frances O’Connor (Mr Selfridge) and Tcheky Karyo (GoldenEye), the abduction thriller’s eight-part first season concluded last night on BBC One. > Order The Missing on DVD on Amazon. Following the finale’s broadcast, a brief teaser...

Judi Dench and Maggie Smith in new ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ trailer

A new trailer for the sequel to 2011 comedy film The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has been unveiled. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel reunites Downton Abbey stars Maggie Smith and Penelope Wilton with Judi Dench (Skyfall), Bill Nighy (Love Actually), Dev Patel (Skins) and Celia Imrie (Doctor Who), alongside new cast members Tamsin Greig...

Larry Lamb joins ‘New Tricks’ cast for Season 12

EastEnders star Larry Lamb has joined the cast of New Tricks as Dennis Waterman’s replacement. The crime drama will return to BBC One for a twelfth season next year, opening with “an explosive two part story” that will see Waterman’s character, Gerry Standing, depart the show. New Tricks began in March 2003 and Waterman is...

‘The Musketeers’ Season 2 trailer

The launch trailer for the new season of The Musketeers has been unveiled, featuring the first look at Marc Warren’s new villain. The Hustle star joins the cast as the Comte De Rochefort, a dashing and persuasive aristocrat with a talent for sword fighting and a taste for adventure, replacing Peter Capaldi’s Season 1 villain,...

‘Girls’ Season 4 UK start date confirmed

HBO’s Girls will return in the UK next month. The new ten-part fourth season will launch at 10pm on Monday 12 January on Sky Atlantic. Settling into life in Iowa, Hannah attends her first writers’ workshop – what will the rest of the class make of her scribblings? Watch the Season 4 trailer… Are you...

‘Doctor Who’ writer Moffat open to River Song and Captain Jack returning

Steven Moffat has revealed that the possibility of River Song and Captain Jack Harkness returning in Doctor Who is “never, ever closed off”. Alex Kingston was last seen as River Song in 2013’s ‘The Name of the Doctor’, while John Barrowman last played Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who in 2010’s ‘The End of Time:...

US sitcom ‘The Goldbergs’ to air on E4 in UK

E4 will air US comedy series The Goldbergs in the UK next year. Based on creator Adam F. Goldberg’s own childhood, The Goldbergs stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin as they raise their lovable brood of little monsters in 1980’s Pennsylvania. Documenting the craziness of his family, 11 year-old Adam (Sean Giambrone) and his trusty...

ITV orders epic warrior drama ‘Beowulf’

ITV has announced the commission of Beowulf, an “epic re-imagining of one of literature’s greatest and most enduring heroes”. Described as “a western set in the Dark Ages of Britain’s mythic past”, the new 13-part drama is created by James Dormer (Strike Back), Tim Haines and Katie Newman. Dormer, who will write and executive produce...