By Patrick Munn | October 10, 2019 - 8:00 am | No Comments
Death In Paradise is losing another lead actor. Ardal O’Hanlon, who plays Detective Inspector Jack Mooney, is set to exit the series after three seasons. His final appearance will be during the show's ninth season, which is set to air in 2020. No word just yet on who will replace him as the new lead. The series has already been renewed for season ten.
By Patrick Munn | October 9, 2019 - 8:13 pm | No Comments
Lisa McGrillis (Mum, Inspector George Gently) has been set as the co-lead in Bumps, BBC One's comedy pilot that was commissioned back in August as part of the BBC’s Comedy Playhouse strand. She will star opposite Amanda Redman (New Tricks, The Good Karma Hospital).
By Patrick Munn | October 9, 2019 - 6:20 pm | No Comments
Casualty is losing Duffy for good. Cathy Shipton, who has played Lisa ‘Duffy’ Duffin since the pilot in 1986, is exiting the BBC Studios produced series. She is one of the show's longest running cast members. While Duffy has come and gone in the Emergency Department throughout the years, this will be the character's final departure. Cathy's final appearance as Duffy will air in 2020.
By Patrick Munn | October 7, 2019 - 9:27 pm | No Comments
Ghosts is coming back for a third season. In news that largely flew under the radar, when BBC One renewed the comedy series from the Horrible Histories team for a second season back in May, they also picked up a third season. The BBC's Director of Content Charlotte Moore made the announcement earlier this evening as part of a wider speech on the future of the iPlayer.
By Patrick Munn | September 29, 2019 - 5:01 pm | No Comments
BBC One has released the trailer for their anticipated The War Of The Worlds adaptation, which is set to premiere this autumn. The War Of The Worlds is set in Edwardian England and follows follows George and his partner Amy as they attempt to defy society and start a life together. It tells their story as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.
By Patrick Munn | September 20, 2019 - 4:25 pm | No Comments
Rob Brydon (Gavin & Stacey, The Trip), Sally Hawkins (Paddington, The Shape Of Water), Cariad Lloyd (Peep Show, Murder in Successville) and Dame Diana Rigg (Game Of Thrones, Victoria) are set to lend their voices to The Snail And The Whale, BBC One's latest festive animated special from Magic Light Pictures.