Archive for the ‘Drama’ Category

Downton Abbey Spoilers: Richard E Grant, Sue Johnston etc! Meet the new cast of series 5!

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The new series of Downton Abbey is only a few weeks away and ahead of the first episode, we have some news of new characters for you.

There have been lots of reports of special guest stars joining the cast of Downton Abbey since filming for the fifth series started earlier this year, with the most excitement centred on the castings of both Richard E Grant & Sue Johnston.
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Downton Abbey Spoilers: Dowager double bluffs Isobel in new twist!

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With only just over two weeks left to wait for the new series of Downton Abbey, those lovely chaps over at ITV have given us a little snippet of what to look forward to by way of a short teaser clip from the first episode.

Now, we have seen the first episode already, and can tell you that this clip, which we are sure you will agree is delightful, is merely the tip of one of the charming icebergs on offer during the extended 90 minute episode.
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The Originals, Haven, Defiance spoilers & UK Syfy premieres

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The UK’s SyFy channel have confirmed their autumn schedule and British viewers can looks forward to the return of a number of their favourite US shows.

Check out the channel’s October highlights below:

THE ORIGINALS
Season 2. Starts Tuesday 14th October at 10pm

The Vampire Diaries spin-off continues this month, picking up from the first season’s explosive finale, in which veteran vampires the Mikaelsons faced the staggering consequences of their return to New Orleans.

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Sleepy Hollow, Law & Order SVU, Graceland, Boston Legal spoilers!

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UK’s Universal channel have released their autumn lineup and we’re set for new seasons of some of our favourite American dramas. Here’s a rundown of their October highlights:

Sleepy Hollow Season 2: Wednesdays from 15th October at 9pm

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Downton Abbey star Samantha Bond for rival ITV period drama?

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As we have previously reported, ITV is set to launch a new period drama, and it would seem that they have got in someone very experienced to lead the cast!

Home Fires was originally under the working title Jambusters after the original book the story is based on, written by Julie Summers.
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Sherlock Spoilers: Benedict Cumberbatch in never-before-seen Sherlock footage!

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For those of you who smugly recorded the entire third series of Sherlock thinking you won’t have to waste money buying the box set, more fool you!

Those fans who have been saving up their pocket money to buy the series on DVD will be in for a right royal treat as the special edition box set includes more special features than you can shake a stick at AND never-before-seen footage from the show.
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Chasing Shadows Review: Reece Shearsmith stars in this ludicrous ITV Crime Drama (Spoilers)

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More often than not ITV always excels when it comes to producing a good crime drama. The ridiculously popular Vera and Lewis sit alongside such gems as the critically acclaimed Broadchurch. But every now and then the channel produce a rare dud and a case in point is their newest crime drama Chasing Shadows. On the surface a drama about a brilliant detective assisting the Missing Persons Bureau sounds like a fine idea but in practise the results are very different.

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Emmett J Scanlan confirms new role in Atlantis!

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If there is one person who we have missed like mad on our tellyboxes, it is Emmett J Scanlan so this news has literally made our week – He is coming back!

Emmett J Scanlan is probably best known for his intense and harrowing portrayal of disturbed Hollyoaks gangster Brendan Brady, but since leaving the Best British Soap of the Year two years ago, he has been far from quiet.
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Donwton Abbey Spoilers: Series 5 premiere date confirmed & Guess which star may be quitting….

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FINALLY – The moment that Downton Abbey fans everywhere have been waiting for, ITV have released the date for the opening episode of series 5!

For two hundred and fifty three days the UK has sat, patiently, waiting to find out when we would be invited back to Downton Abbey – And now we have a date for you!
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Sherlock: Andrew Scott talks being a gay actor & Rupert Graves on Benedict Cumberbatch’s fame!

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Sherlock star, Andrew Scott, has opened up about the stigma surrounding actors coming out as gay in the entertainment industry.

Scott, who plays Sherlock’s main nemesis in the hugely popular BBC detective series, has been openly gay since he started out in the business, often speaking out about how this fact shouldn’t be treated like a “character flaw, attribute or talent”.
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Our Zoo Review: Lee Ingleby is upstaged by some fantastic animals in this cosy drama (Spoilers)

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It seems to me that TV drama is gearing up for the impending autumn and winter months with a number of period dramas ready to drop. Set in 1930; Our Zoo features down-to-Earth characters, wonderful period costume and plenty of cute animals. Upon first seeing the drama I felt it was ideal Sunday night viewing, so I’ve got no idea why BBC One have decided to schedule it on a Wednesday. Regardless, playwright Matt Charman’s story of the creation of Chester Zoo isn’t without its charm.

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Benedict Cumberbatch joins Downton Abbey cast & check out his dancing!

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Of all the people in the world who were literally born to be in Downton Abbey, we are sure you would agree that Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is top of the list.

However, with his commitments playing the iconic London detective in the hugely popular Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss modern day twist on the classic works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, as well as starring in just about every blockbuster film cinema has to offer, the prospect seemed only a dream!
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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch talks the future, relaxing and who he admires!

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You would be hard pushed to find a harder working actor on the planet at the moment than Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch.

Not only is he the star of the hugely popular BBC detective series, which has picked up more awards than you can shake a stick at (including a whopping SEVEN Emmy’s last month), but he is featuring, in one way or another, in pretty much every blockbuster film available too!
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Legends coming to the UK! Sky 1 acquires Sean Bean drama

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Sky 1 HD have announced a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, for the exclusive UK television rights to the gripping new US drama Legends. From the creators of Homeland and executive producer of 24, and based on the award winning book by master spy novelist Robert Littell, Legends stars Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings) as Martin Odum, an undercover agent in the FBI’s Department of Covert Operations (DCO) Task Force, with the ability to transform himself into a different person for each job.

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Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown in leaked sex tape as FBI investigate nude pics scandal

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Former Downton Abbey star, Jessica Brown Findlay, is the latest celebrity to fall prey to the nude photos hacker who has leaked a number of sex tapes of the actress online.

The Sun newspaper reports that Brown Findlay, who played youngest Grantham daughter Lady Sybil in the hit ITV period drama until her onscreen death in series 3, can be seen in the adult movies performing an intimate act on a man who has not been identified.
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