New eight-part event drama from Nutopia ‘Jesus; His Life’ will begin airing on March 25 and run to Easter. The production will follow the story of Jesus through the eyes of the men and women who were closest to him. Greg Barnett stars in the title role of this epic adventure, cast by Catherine Willis.
Turn Up Charlie is released on Netflix this Friday 15th March starring Idris Elba as failing DJ and perpetual bachelor Charlie, with Joseph Balderrama playing Ethan. Casting by Rosalie Clayton.
The eagerly awaited second series of Porters returns with Claudia Jessie back as lead series reg, Lucy. The UKTV Original comedy is written by Dan Sefton, produced by Dancing Ledge, cast by Cat Willis and will also star Patrick Turpin as Ham. Every Thursday at 10pm on DAVE
Pippa Duffy plays Cassandra in the brand new musical, running for the rest of the year at Theatre Royal Haymarket. The treasured television series has been adapted for the stage by Jim Sullivan and comedy giant Paul Whitehouse and co-stars Paul and Tom Bennett as Granddad and Del Boy.
The award-winning and BAFTA-nominated series Timewasters returns to our screens on Monday’s at 10pm on ITV2. The time-travelling jazz quartet are now in 1958. With Kirsty J Curtis playing Rita and Joanna Bobin playing Cynthia .
From the makers of Potted Potter comes the new hilarious parody starring comedy genius Brendan Murphy alongside Rosie Holt. The Crown Dual had its world premiere at the Kings Head on March 14th and will continue until April 6th. Written by Dan Clarkson and directed by Owen Lewis. For tickets, click here.
Following sell out shows, a West End transfer, productions in Shanghai, Australia, Canada, Europe, and a smash hit film, the original terrifying live production of Ghost Stories is back, starring Richard Sutton as Mike Priddle. Experience Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s worldwide cult phenomenon at the Lyric Hammersmith, the theatre where it all began, from 29th March - 11th May.
Business is booming for Vincent Swan and the Cachet boys - or it is before a new rival salesperson appears, ripping it up around town and stealing most of their business. Harriet Webb returns as series reg Maureen Kilpatrick and Sophie Carmen-Jones appears as Elena . White Gold series 2 starts Wednesday 6th March, 10pm on BBC2.
Kiell Smith-Bynoe stars alongside Charlotte Ritchie as a couple who inherit a haunted house. Horrible Histories regulars – Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas et al – play spectres from different eras haunting a country pile called Button Hall. Tom Mackley also joins in one episode. BBC One’s spooky new sitcom will air later this year.
The premiere of MotherFatherSon is tonight at 9pm on BBC2, with Jonathan Rhodes. The series stars Richard Gere, Helen McCrory, and Billy Howle. Across eight episodes, this new series will tell a story of family, loyalty, power, and a country on the brink of change.
Aurora Ruffino stars in Medici as Bianca De’ Medici, the daughter of the notorious family. Catch up with the latest series, streaming on Netflix now.
Tom Bell plays Captain Eliot in the historical drama starring Keira Knightly and Alexandra Skarsgard that will be released in UK cinemas this week.
Ani Nelson stars in the world premiere of this new piece from Eve Leigh directed by Roy Alexander Weise. The production is now open at the Bush Theatre with a short tour to follow this Spring.
The 3rd years are beginning to settle in as it’s a new year for The Cursed Child on the West End. Thomas Aldridge returns as Ron Weasley in the multi-award winning play, written by Jack Thorne and playing at the Palace Theatre. Buy your tickets here or try your luck with the Friday Forty!
Delighted to announce that Elen Rhys will lead the cast of the upcoming BBC crime drama The Mallorca Files opposite Julian Looman. The Cosmopolitan Pictures/ Clerkenwell Films co-production written by Dan Sefton started filming in November and will air on BBC One and iPlayer later this year.
Divian Ladwa is currently filming the new ITV crime drama about a high-flying US police chief Bill Hixon who lands in Boston, Lincolnshire, with his daughter in tow. Divian will play PC Drakes across the series with Bill being played by Rob Lowe.
The highly anticipated British comedy-drama launches on Netflix January 11th. Starring Tom Mackley as Liam opposite Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield. Cast by the brilliant Lauren Evans and produced by Jon Jennings for Eleven Films. Cult TV in the making with this one!
Omar and Pete are half brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's real father. What follows is a funny, heart-warming journey of self-discovery for both boys...in Blackpool. Hayley Tamaddon, Peter Slater and Sarah Hoare star in this brilliant, feel-good film which is to be released March 2019. Check out their website here!
Nneka Okoye joins the cast of Death in Paradise as Nelly Dubois on Thursday 7th February. This is the first of a two-part story which sees the festival queen of a small fishing community murdered in baffling circumstances. Make sure to catch this gripping episode this Thursday at 9pm on BBC One.
Filming has wrapped on the HBO/Sky series Catherine the Great, with Helen Mirren starring as the title role. Sam Palladio plays Catherine’s young lover Alexander Vasilichikov. Written by Nigel Williams, the four part mini-series will follow the latter years of Catherine’s 34-year reign as she builds Russia’s reputation as one of the great powers of Europe. Coming soon…
From the makers of ‘Attack The Block’ and once again written and directed by Joe Cornish ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ is released nationwide Friday Feb 15th.. Starring Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Rebecca Ferguson, Patrick Stewart, and Hatchers Adam Leese and Ria Lopez. Produced by Big Talk with casting from Nina Gold
The indie comedy feature from Mangoose Films starring Jonathan Pointing and Ed Eales-White will be released on iTunes on 12th February.
This much loved comedy reaches series 5 with the fabulous Andie MacDowell joining the mayhem as Ivy. Hatch clients Tyger Drew-Honey, Kenneth Collard, Matt Lacey all return as series regs with Amanda Rawnsley and Bhav Joshi popping up as guests. Produced by Roughcut Television and cast by the wonderful Catherine Willis.
Lion is now available on Netflix in the UK, starring Divian Ladwa alongside Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, and David Wenham. Lion was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and won two BAFTAs.
The award-winning sitcom returns to Channel 4 on Tuesdays at 10pm. Emily Lloyd-Saini joins the cast to play Chris’s girlfriend, Tanya, across the series with Catherine Skinner also guesting as Mrs Hughes in one episode.
The new series of ITV’s Grantchester continues on Fridays at 9pm. Kirsty J. Curtis, Holly Aston & Rob Witcomb all star in what will be James Norton’s last series as the crime-solving man of God, Sidney Chambers. Produced by Kudos and cast by the wonderful team KVH casting. Amen.
The new series of Living the Dream premieres on Sky 1 at 9pm on Tuesday 8th January. Elena Saurel will be joining the cast as Connie Roberts and Joseph Balderrama will appear as Frank. Don’t miss it!