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‘Doctor Who’ exec says Season 9 is ‘tonally the same’ as last year

Steven Moffat has hinted that the new season of Doctor Who will continue in the same direction as Peter Capaldi’s debut season. Season 8 launched last August and saw the show explore a darker tone and take a “more rooted” approach than the “fairytale” feel of Matt Smith’s era. Speaking to EW, Moffat revealed: “I...

‘Inspector George Gently’ Season 8 trailer

Inspector George Gently returns to BBC One soon for a new season and the first trailer has been released. Starring Martin Shaw as Gently and Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo) as Bacchus, the period crime drama is back with four new feature-length films set in 1969. Watch the trailer… Season 8 is expected to begin later...

E4 orders new comedy ‘Aliens’ from team behind ‘Misfits’

The makers of Misfits will return to E4 with Aliens, a brand new comedy-drama. The six 60-minute episodes will begin filming later this year. Aliens is created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan. Ryan commented: “Clerkenwell is the only company capable of making this show, E4 is the only place they’d let us make...

Christopher Eccleston in ITV’s ‘Safe House’ trailer

ITV has released the trailer for Safe House, a new thriller set in the Lake District, from the makers of Foyle’s War. Inspired by a real couple, the four-part drama series tells the story of a married couple: Robert (Christopher Eccleston) a former detective and Katy (Marsha Thomason) a teacher who are asked by close...

7 ways to free your joy with Cadbury

You may recognise Anthony Vincent from the “Ten Second Songs” Youtube Channel, on which he sings any kind of song in literally any style. Now Anthony takes on Spanish duo Baccara’s 1977 hit single ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’, as heard in the recent TV ads for the nation’s favourite chocolate, Cadbury (13 bars sold...

Peter Capaldi keen for ‘Doctor Who’ movie to happen

Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi has revealed that he thinks a movie adventure would be “great”. The possibility of a big-screen outing for the Doctor has been discussed many times over the past few years, with ‘The Day of the Doctor’ and ‘Deep Breath’ both receiving cinema releases in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Capaldi told...

Karen Gillan confirmed for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has announced that Karen Gillan is definitely returning for the hit Marvel movie’s sequel. The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was released in UK cinemas last July and featured the Doctor Who actress as Nebula, the adopted daughter of Thanos. Answering questions from fans on Periscope, Gunn...

E4 orders sci-fi comedy ‘Tripped’ from ‘Doctor Who’ writer

The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison will lead the cast of Tripped, a new comedy-drama set in parallel universes. Tripped was originally created by Doctor Who writer Jamie Mathieson (‘Flatline’, ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’) as Alt, a pilot for E4 last year. Mathieson is now joined on the four-part series by Harry and Jack Williams,...

‘W1A’ return date confirmed for Season 2

The second season of Twenty Twelve spin-off W1A will begin later this month. The award-winning mockumentary comedy about the BBC returns with a one-hour special at 9pm on Thursday 23 April on BBC Two. Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning, commented last year: “There’s an all-too-painful yet comedic delight in John [Morton]’s ability to pick away...

‘Luther 4′ has finished filming

Luther star Idris Elba has revealed that filming is now complete on the crime drama’s upcoming two-part special. The Thor actor began filming the new story in East London last month, reprising his role as murder detective DCI John Luther. Speaking in a brief video released on BBC One’s Facebook page, Elba announced: “It is...