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‘Coronation Street’ lands comedian for guest role

Coronation Street is continuing its tradition for bringing in funny men for a series of guest appearances. Following in the footsteps of Peter Kay, Paddy McGuinness, and Norman Wisdom, another much-loved comic is making his way to Weatherfield to guest in Coronation St. Jim Moir, best known under the stage name Vic Reeves, will be joining the show for...

See the new ‘Victoria’ series 2 promo featuring Jenna Coleman

To celebrate Victoria Day, the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birthday, ITV has released a clip and image for the second series of Victoria. The clip, which stars Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) and Tom Hughes (The Game) as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, shows the Christening of the couple’s first-born child, Victoria. Picking up six weeks after the...

New ‘Doctor Who’ behind-the-scenes and art galleries from ‘Extremis’

The BBC has offered up two chunks of insight into the making of the latest Doctor Who episode, ‘Extremis’. The galleries, which you can find here and here, show shots from the filming of the show – with director Daniel Nettheim working through scenes on location and on-set – and production art for the episode, including...

Makers of ‘Broadchurch’ create crime drama ‘Tin Star’ for Sky

The maker of Broadchurch and Humans is bringing a new drama to Sky Atlantic. Here’s the first trailer for Tin Star.  Production company Kudos, which is also behind Grantchester, is bringing Tin Star to Sky Atlantic, starring the ever-engaging Tim Roth. Written by Rowan Joffe (28 Weeks Later, Before I Go To Sleep), Tin Star is set in the Canadian Rockies,...

‘Doctor Who’ writer’s original treatment for ‘Oxygen’ was VERY different

The striking Doctor Who episode ‘Oxygen’ all started with a single email…  Writer Jamie Mathieson has taken to his personal website to illuminate just a little of the work that went into creating the episode ‘Oxygen’. He’s shared the text of the original treatment email he sent to Steven Moffat – a mail that started what he calls the...

Vic & Bob plan one-off ‘Big Night Out’ to the BBC

The duo are planning to resurrect their anarchic ‘Big Night Out’ stage show for a BBC Two special. Vic & Bob’s Big Night Out will revisit the Vic Reeves’ Big Night Out template that made the pair’s name after it developed a cult audience over on Channel 4 in the early 90s. It, in itself, was a distillation of...

‘Call The Midwife’ Christmas special will introduce a new cast member

Today, word has come from the BBC that Call The Midwife‘s Christmas special has already started filming – and that it will see at least one new addition to the cast. Joining the team will be Leonie Elliott (Wonderous Oblivion, Danny And The Human Zoo) as Nurse Lucille Anderson, the first West Indian midwife to feature as...