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Two new ‘Doctor Who’ episode titles and writers confirmed for Season 9

Being Human writer Jamie Mathieson will return to Doctor Who next season for an episode co-written with Steven Moffat. Mathieson joined the Doctor Who writing team last year with ‘Flatline’ and ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’. He told CultBox last year: “If my computer ever gets hacked, there’s massive folders full of Doctor Who ideas!...

Another ‘Game of Thrones’ star joins ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams has been officially confirmed as a guest star in the new season of Doctor Who. It was revealed earlier this year that Paul Kaye, who plays Thoros of Myr in Game of Thrones, will appear in a two-parter written by Being Human creator Toby Whithouse. > Take a look...

‘Endeavour’ Season 3 begins filming

Production has begun on the third season of ITV crime drama Endeavour. Shaun Evans (The Last Weekend) returns as the young Detective Constable Endeavour Morse in four new 120-minute films, following the success of Season 2 last year. Written by Lewis creator and Inspector Morse writer Russell Lewis, the new season will be set in...

‘Downton Abbey’ to end with Season 6

ITV has officially announced today that Season 6 of Downton Abbey will be the show’s final season. The last ever episode will air on Christmas Day on ITV, following eight episodes this autumn. Writer Julian Fellowes commented: “The Downton journey has been amazing for everyone aboard. People ask if we knew what was going to...

Matt Smith wants to star in ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off

Doctor Who star Matt Smith has apparently revealed that he’s keen to appear in the movie adaptation of J. K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. A planned trilogy of films based on the 2001 book was announced by Warner Bros. in September 2013. Mentioned in the first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter...

Tracy-Ann Oberman joins ‘New Tricks’ cast as regular

EastEnders star Tracy-Ann Oberman will become a regular cast member in the final season of New Tricks. Oberman joins in the first episode of Season 12 as Fiona Kennedy, forensic pathologist and partner to Nicholas Lyndhurst’s character, Danny Griffin. The Friday Night Dinner actress commented: “I’m delighted to be a part of the final series...

Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ gallops into Brighton

Based on the classic comedy movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, hit musical Spamalot arrives in Brighton next week. Following a hugely successful run at The Playhouse in London, the show is playing at Theatre Royal in Brighton from Monday 30 March until  Saturday 4 April with Joe Pasquale as King Arthur and EastEnders...

‘Doc Martin’ Season 7 begins filming in Cornwall

Martin Clunes will reprise his role as Dr. Martin Ellingham in a seventh season of ITV drama Doc Martin. Clunes will be back for eight new episodes as the grumpy medic with a phobia of blood, with all the cast’s regulars also returning, including Caroline Catz as Doc Martin’s wife, Louisa. The official synopsis for...

Ruth Wilson and Dominic West’s ‘The Affair’ to air on Sky Atlantic

Showtime’s Golden Globe Award winning US drama The Affair will begin in the UK on Sky Atlantic in May. Starring Ruth Wilson (Luther), Dominic West (The Wire) and Joshua Jackson (Fringe), the drama explores the emotional and psychological effects of an extramarital affair. The official synopsis reads: “The provocative drama is told separately from the...