Archive for the ‘Drama’ Category

Doctor Who, Ant and Dec, Line of Duty triumph at the Freesat Free TV Awards 2014

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James Corden, Keeley Hawes and Coronation Street’s Brooke Vincent were out in force at last night’s at Freesat’s sixth annual Free TV Awards. Stars of British television, on both sides of the camera, celebrated the very best in Free TV over the past 12 months.

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Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch’s hair turned GREEN & it seems he’s a bit temperamental!

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It’s hard to imagine, seeing as his long brown curly locks are somewhat of a trademark these days, but when Benedict Cumberbatch went to film the show’s pilot, his hair was green!

Now since Sherlock has taken off we have seen many a change to Benedict’s hair, from length to colour, but it was his role of Van Gogh before Sherlock was created that could have had us all looking at a very different Baker Street sleuth.
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Sherlock Series 5 to air in 2015? Could it be true?

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Honestly we can’t keep up with the rumours surrounding the next series of Sherlock and we personally think this amuses Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat immensely.

READ: Sherlock: Mark Gatiss promises to explain Moriarty return, did he fake his own death too?

When the third series of Sherlock ended earlier this year it was to an overbearing cry of ‘when will series 4 air?’ We were pacified with promises that production on the new series would start as soon as possible.

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Game Of Thrones’ Kit Harington ‘f*cking’ HATES Downton Abbey!

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When we think of Kit Harington we imagine him to be a dark, brooding but mild mannered man, one who thinks carefully before he speaks and very calmly delivers his well thought out opinions when they’re fully formulated.

In a new interview the Game Of Thrones star proved that he’s much more feisty than we could have thought and all it took to bring out his fiery side was the mention of Downton Abbey.

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Maxine Peake dismisses Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch’s posh woes as he joins Madagascar!

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Silk star Maxine Peake has laughed off Benedict Cumberbatch’s claims of unfair stereotyping when it comes to his posh accent and roots.

Now, one of the things we have always loved about Maxine Peake is how down to earth she is, but we have to admit she is bordering on blasphemy by mocking our Sherlock hero.
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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch as you’ve never seen or heard him before!

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OK, so we all know that Benedict Cumberbatch is a man of many talents, but did you know that he was a man of many voices too?

We have been scrolling through some interviews with the Sherlock star, and have found an assortment of clips of him doing impressions of other famous people, and so we thought we would share them with you… Read more & comment »

The Crimson Field axed by BBC One – Suranne Jones’ show cancelled

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BBC executives have reportedly decided to cancel their original war time drama The Crimson Field it has been reported today.

The show starred former Coronation Street actress Suranne Jones and was a big hit with viewers, It proved so popular that writer Sarah Phelps had planned out four more series worth of stories, featuring nurses and medical staff based in a field hospital during World War I.

Sarah revealed the sad news on Twitter this afternoon and told her followers:

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Broadchurch beats Downton Abbey & Mr Selfridge to most memorable drama moment!

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Broadchurch has topped yet another poll and it’s season one finale was chosen as the most memorable ITV drama moment, according to a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of ITV to celebrate the launch of new channel, ITV Encore.

The survey asked more than 2,000 viewers to choose a top three, from a selection of memorable moments, from recent ITV dramas. A total of 25% of respondents picked the moment the murderer in Broadchurch was revealed, as their top ITV drama moment.

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Emmett J. Scanlan REALLY wants In The Flesh series 3 & so do you!

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We were inundated with comments and pleas from In The Flesh fans last night, as they begged BBC Three bosses to commission a third series of the hit zombie show.

Minutes after you tuned in to watch the dramatic series two finale on the digital channel on Sunday, it seems that only one thing was on your mind….some new episodes and we can tell you fans, you weren’t alone.

READ: In The Flesh series 2 final review! Was Maxine’s reveal all building to series 3? (Spoilers)

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In The Flesh series 2 final review! Was Maxine’s reveal all building to series 3? (Spoilers)

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If this year’s series of In the Flesh had a theme then it was definitely the negative effects of right wing politics on a community. The arrival of Maxine Martin in Roarton really stirred up people’s unresolved feelings about the PDS sufferers and soon the majority of the characters employed a them and us approach. Obviously we knew that Maxine had another agenda and hadn’t just arrived in Roarton to announce the controversial PDS giveback scheme. Her quest, just like Simon’s, was to destroy the first risen and tonight we found out just what Maxine’s motives were.

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In The Flesh series 2 final: Does Kieran die & what’s Maxine’s big secret?

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Series two of in The Flesh draws to a close this evening and it’s set to be a dramatic affair, with many storylines being neatly tied up and a few left open, which may suggest the commission of a third series.

On tonight’s show the residents of Roarton will all be preparing for the annual winter fete and boundary march, all except for Kieren. He’s being held captive by Steve and is awaiting the moment when he’s brought back to his old treatment centre, where he will be punished for ‘non-compliance.’

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Downton Abbey: Strictly’s Robin Windsor & X Factor’s Marcus Collins to wed at Highclere Castle? Sandra Bullock joining cast?

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It’s been reported this weekend that Strictly Come Dancing pro-dancer Robin Windsor and X Factor runner-up Marcus Collins have revealed that they want to get married at Highclere Castle, which is where hit ITV period drama Downton Abbey is filmed.

However, the couple haven’t as yet booked the venue and are still mulling over ideas for their big day, but according to a report in MailOnline, the pair – who got together in February of this year – have revealed that they want their nuptials to be “very British”.
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Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch PUNCHED a man for Keira Knightley & who did he call a ‘bright f**king chick’?

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We have never doubted Benedict Cumberbatch’s chivalry, and this story just proves precisely what sort of gentleman, and friend he really is!

Keira Knightley, who is a very good pal to the Sherlock star, has revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch once jokingly punched a journalist for bad mouthing her!
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From There to Here final review: Philip Glenister brings the series to a disappointing close….

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In my review of last week’s From There to Here I noted how it would take some sort of miracle to make me feel that Peter Bowker’s drama was anything else but a rare misfire from the writer. Having now watched tonight’s finale I can say that this miracle didn’t occur and in fact that tonight’s episode was possibly the weakest of the three that have come before. I have to say that through segments of the third and final episode I was utterly bored and there wasn’t even an interesting set piece the likes of which we’d seen in both of the previous instalments. Additionally the two most likeable characters, Daniel’s wife Claire and his mistress Joanne have very limited roles in this finale.

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Filming starts on Vera series 5 – Brenda Blethyn is back!

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Filming has begun in the North East of England for series 5 of VERA. Brenda Blethyn reprises her role as the brilliantly perceptive D.C.I. Vera Stanhope alongside actor Kenny Doughty (Stella, The Ayran Couple and the West End production of The Full Monty) who will join the show as DS Aiden Healy .

Series 5 will have four new episodes based on the characters created by novelist Ann Cleeves.

Episode One is written by Martha Hillier and follows Vera and Aiden as they investigate a mysterious death at a caravan park.

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