By Patrick Munn | September 17, 2019 - 10:33 am | No Comments
UKTV is adding to their scripted roster. The company's Gold channel has ordered Sandylands, a three-episode comedy series starring Sanjeev Bhaskar (Unforgotten, Porters), Natalie Dew (West End’s Bend It Like Beckham) and David Walliams (The Midnight Gang, The Queen And I).
By Patrick Munn | September 9, 2019 - 11:44 am | No Comments
Gold has rounded out the cast for Dial M For Middlesbrough. Jason Donovan, Sally Lindsay, Joanna Page, Ambreen Razia, John Macmillan, Sheila Reid, Georgie Glen, Annette Crosbie, Phil Davis, Mike Wozniak, Selina Griffiths and Jason Forbes have all signed on to star opposite Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson in the feature-length follow up to both Murder On The Blackpool Express and Death On The Tyne.
By Patrick Munn | July 1, 2019 - 11:21 am | No Comments
UKTV's Gold channel has handed out a series order to Race Through Comedy, a three episode documentary series fronted by Sir Lenny Henry. “I’m proud to be involved in this project. It’s funny, entertaining and educating", said UKTV's Iain Coyle. "There’s amazing insight and some brilliant clips. It’s an illustration of just how much has changed over the decades and how much more hasn’t.”
By Patrick Munn | June 21, 2019 - 10:33 am | No Comments
UKTV's Gold channel has given the green-light to Trust Morecambe & Wise, a four episode retrospective series presented by Sir Lenny Henry. Trust Morecambe & Wise will take a look at rarely seen footage featuring the immortal duo at the peak of their careers. It will be filmed in front of a live studio audience and include contributions from comic guests and some of the duo’s much-loved co-stars.
By Patrick Munn | June 17, 2019 - 9:17 am | No Comments
There has been a casting change on Gold's new sitcom The Cockfields. Sex & The City star Kim Cattrall has exited the project due to scheduling conflicts. Sarah Parish (Trollied, Bancroft) will now assume the role of Melissa.
By Patrick Munn | June 11, 2019 - 3:29 pm | No Comments
UKTV is expanding their slate of originals. The commercial broadcaster has commissioned a new scripted comedy starring Jon Richardson for Dave, Death On The Tyne sequel Dial M For Middlesbrough for Gold, and a new eight episode Dave Gorman series for Dave.
By Patrick Munn | June 3, 2019 - 2:55 pm | No Comments
UKTV's Gold channel has handed out a series order to The Cockfields, a three episode scripted comedy from David Earl & Joe Wilkinson. Kim Cattrall (Sex And The City), Joe Wilkinson (After Life), Diane Morgan (Motherland), Sue Johnston (The Royle Family), Bobby Ball (Not Going Out) and Nigel Havers (Murder On The Blackpool Express) are attached to star.