Archive for the ‘Drama’ Category

Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: Allen Leech hints at “exciting times” for Branson – INTERVIEW

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Ever since Tom Branson went after Lady Sybil in Downton Abbey back in the first series, it was clear to see that he wasn’t easily conformed to the restrictions his class should have created.

But then neither was Sybil, so the two of them gave us the best romance that the show had ever seen, proving that in the end true love can conquer all.

Apart from death, which unfortunately is what destroyed their marriage in the end.
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Hollyoaks Spoilers: Sonny Valentine visits Theresa McQueen to twist the knife! And Sophie Austin talks wedding dress shopping

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In an upcoming episode of Hollyoaks, Sonny Valentine is set to visit jailbird Theresa McQueen, who is of course currently banged up at Her Majesty’s pleasure for the murder of Sonny’s brother.

And though she initially vowed that she would never allow her daughter Kathleen Angel to see her in prison, she’s set to do an about-turn and so sends Carmel a Visiting Order.

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Doctor Who’s Jenna-Louise Coleman has QUIT as Clara Oswald! She’ll exit in Christmas special

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It’s been revealed today that Doctor Who star Jenna-Louise Coleman has quit her role as Clara Oswald, the Time Lord’s companion, and her exit from the show will a major storyline for this year’s Christmas special.

Of Jenna’s decision to leave the show – she’s played the role of Clara for eighteen months and as such, is one of the longest-serving companion actresses – a show source revealed that although her departure was a “mutual decision” made between Jenna and the show’s bosses, the consensus of opinion at the BBC was that, “It’s a part that should change after a [certain] period.” Read more & comment »

Sherlock Spoilers: Andrew Scott says Sherlock and Moriarty are “obsessed” with each other!

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One of the things that has captured the attention of Sherlock fans everywhere is the relationship he has with his arch nemesis, Moriarty, and according to Andrew Scott, the actor who plays the villain, they are as obsessed with each other as we are!

Moriarty (Andrew Scott) kept our hero, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, on his toes for the best part of two series, only for the final showdown during the series 2 finale, The Reichenbach Fall, to have both characters reach a stalemate and apparently kill themselves.
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Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: Joanne Froggatt talks Lady Mary & Anna’s “special relationship” INTERVIEW

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With the new series of Downton Abbey wrapping up filming this weekend – series five is due to hit our ITV screens in just a few months’ time – we recently caught up with the cast and crew to find out what we can look forward to in the period drama’s new run

So far, we have told you about how fabulous the first episode is, and shared with you the producers’ thoughts on the impact that series five will have on the show, and their opinion on the introduction of guest stars.

Now we can tell you what cast regular Joanne Froggatt has had to say about the show, and her part in it.
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Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: Producers spill about the threat to upstairs & Guest cast rules!

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Yesterday saw the world premiere of Downton Abbey series 5 at a posh London hotel for UK press to sink their teeth into.

Unreality TV was lucky enough to be included in this gathering during which we were treated to episode one, which we have to say was one of the best in the show to date.
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Sherlock’s Andrew Scott discusses Sherlock & Moriarty graphic scenes!

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We already know that the main star of Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch, gets his fair share of fan mail, but we wonder if he gets anything as risqué as his on-screen nemesis, Andrew Scott!

Andrew Scott, who plays villainous Moriarty in the hit BBC modern day spin on the original detective series created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has been revealing in a recent interview Attitude Magazine interview the sort of bizarre fan mail he has been receiving from over-enthusiastic admirers.
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Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: A fire, a compromising position, new romances & a blooper…

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Yesterday, members of the press were invited to a posh London hotel to watch the first episode of the fifth series of Downton Abbey, alongside some of the cast and crew.

As fans of the hit ITV period drama will know, last year’s series – which was the show’s fourth run – started off rather on a rather solemn note as the drama picked up six months after the death of much-loved character, Matthew Crawley.
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Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch is more popular than Jay Z & Beyonce!

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Tickets only went on sale on Monday, and the show isn’t even due to start for a year, but already Hamlet, staring Benedict Cumberbatch, is proving more popular than pretty much anything else on the planet right now – EVEN Beyonce!

Now, we all knew that tickets to this once in a lifetime experience would sell out pretty quickly, which is almost certainly why they went on sale a whopping 12 months before opening night, but even we are a little taken back by these stats.
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Broadchurch novel to include series 2 spoilers!

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With Broadchurch fans everywhere wondering not just what will happen in the second series, but what it will even be about, the answer may be on its way to us in book form.

The UK was gripped by the surprise blockbuster drama, when it hit our screens last year, as we watched the murder mystery of an eleven year old boy unfold, rocking the sleepy seaside town where he lived with his family and close knit community.
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Doctor Who: Steven Moffat up for Sherlock crossover & Capaldi praises David Tennant!

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There has been talk of a Doctor Who crossover with Sherlock ever since the hit BBC detective series first hit our screens, but this may be the most promising bit of news to suggest that it might well happen!

Fans of both shows will know that the same man controls them both, Steven Moffat, and it is he who has recently come out to say that he would indeed be up for the two shows crossing paths!
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Game of Thrones based on Scottish history? George RR Martin Q&A

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Have you ever wondered what George RR Martin based his bestselling book series, Song of Ice and Fire on? Well, apparently it was all inspired by Scotland.

For four seasons we have been glued to our screens as the books are brought to life in the epic series, Game of Thrones, watching a medieval mythical world of kings and thrones, dragons, giants and the walking dead brought to life by some of the best acting and visual aids any TV show has ever seen.
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Downton Abbey Series 5 Spoilers: Joanne Froggatt in love with Anna Bates & look at the babies! (PICTURES)

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The new series of Downton Abbey is only a few months away and the good people over ITV have given us some new pics of the Children of the Great Estate.

Fans will remember that last time we saw little Sybbie Branson she was a little toddler just getting on her feet, whilst Master George Crawley was still a babe in arms, but these new pictures show they have done some serious growing since then!
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Want a Doctor Who / Sherlock crossover? It’s already happened……

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WIN: OFFICIAL 2015 SHERLOCK / BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH CALENDARS!

For years now, fans of Doctor Who and Sherlock alike have been hoping and praying that the man responsible for them would arrange a play date for his two most precious of children.

However, despite fans everywhere coming up with flawless scenarios as to how this could happen quite seamlessly, the powers that be have always insisted that this will never take place.

But now it looks like it already has……in a way.
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The Village Series 2 Review: Maxine Peake shines in Peter Moffat’s Derbyshire saga (Spoilers)

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When it first aired last year, The Village was described as the anti-Downton Abbey by a lot of critics. Whilst both Peter Moffat’s drama and ITV’s period piece focused on class warfare in the early 20th century the former was viewed as much bleaker than the latter. I was one of many critics who believed that The Village was a little too dour for its own good and I found it hard to sympathise with the characters, particularly John Simm’s angry patriarch John Middleton. However, over the course of the series, I began to warm to all the members of the Middleton family and the first episode of the drama’s second run sees the gloomy nature of the show change slightly.

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