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No Offence Review: Joanna Scanlan shines in Channel 4’s new police comedy drama (Spoilers)

Alexandra Roach, Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy
It’s fair to say that this has been the year of the crime drama, from returning shows such as Broadchurch and Death in Paradise to new offerings like Safe House and Code of a Killer, and with such a plethora of police procedurals populating the airwaves, I feel it’s quite hard for one show to stand out from the rest. That’s definitely not the case with Channel 4’s latest police drama No Offence, primarily as it comes courtesy of Shameless creator Paul Abbott. I feel that

Death Comes to Pemberley: Anna Maxwell Martin shines in this satisfying period drama sequel (Spoilers)

Matthew Rhys Anna Maxwell Martin
The period between Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve is an odd one and often TV schedulers don’t have any idea what to do with it. The last few years have seen period dramas fill this week whether it be yet another Dickens adaptation or last year’s surprisingly entertaining spy epic Restless. This year is no different with the next three nights being filled up with the continued exploits of the Elizabeth and Darcy. But fear not this isn’t another Pride and Prejudice adaptatio

Doctor Who Series 8: Joanna Scanlan says Peter Capaldi is the Chippendale of Time Lords and his casting probably means no more The Thick Of It!

After Doctor Who author, Alex Scarrow, hit back at the Doctor Who fans who were complaining that the casting of Peter Capaldi as the next Time Lord didn’t meet their expectations of wanting a younger and pretty actor in the role, Capaldi’s The Thick Of It co-star, Joanna Scanlan has said that in her opinion he is actually the Chippendale of Doctor’s so far! There was a huge debate over the casting of the 12th Doctor Who, with some thinking a black or female Doctor should be cas

Heading Out: Joanna Scanlan (Toria) discusses sharing a bed with Sue Perkins and what the series has in store for us ahead of tonight’s second episode! (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)

Tonight sees the second instalment of new BBC2 sitcom, Heading out, starring and written by British comedy genius Sue Perkins, and Unreality TV were privileged enough to catch up with one of its main stars, Joanna Scanlan, to find out all the goss for the rest of the series. Heading Out tells the story of Sara, a veterinarian who is given an ultimatum by her friends to tell her parents that she is gay. In order to help her ‘come out’, Sara’s friends buy her 6 weeks’ worth of sessions wit