Throw your K’s up! Kurupt FM are back for their fifth series with the full box set available now on BBC iPlayer. The BAFTA winning production from Roughcut Television is written by its lead cast, directed by Jack Clough with Ash Atalla & Jon Petrie Exec Producing. Dan Sylvester stars as DJ Decoy
Join Diane Chorley, matriarch of Canvey Island’s cult 1980s nightclub The Flick, her house band The Buffet and loyal bodyguard Ron as she outshines two dazzling guests from stage and screen in her sell-out, smash-hit talk show 'Chatting with Chorley'. Diane’s monthly residency at Soho Theatre continues, with her next show on 26th November.
David Mackenzie's epic new feature film ‘Outlaw King’ is now available on Netflix. Robert the Bruce leads a band of outlaws to help him reclaim the throne. Jamie Michie stars as Lord Hay alongside Chris Pine and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Produced by Sigma Films for Netflix, cast by the brilliant team at Kahleen Crawford Casting.
The new series will air on BBC2 every Friday at 10pm. Nish Kumar will once again be fronting the show with Tom Bell returning as various comic characters across the series. The Mash Report is an up to the minute, satirical news show working with comedy website The Daily Mash.
The Last Kingdom will be returning to Netflix for a third season on the 19th November and we can finally announce that Magnus Bruun will be joining the cast as Cnut Ranulfson.
From Kindle Entertainment comes an exciting 13 part drama! Set in an idyllic island summer camp, dark secrets will turn the holiday of a lifetime into a twisted nightmare. A fun thriller written by Dan Berlinka and Nina Metivier, and starring the brilliant Lisa Ambalavanar and Nneka Okoye. Catch the full box set out on BBC iplayer now.
Emily Lloyd-Saini will guest on Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central this week alongside Rob and Iain Stirling. The latest episode of the new series will air on Wednesday 7th November at 10pm on Comedy Central.
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 starts filming in November and will air on BBC One and iPlayer next year.
He’s back! Luther returns for a fifth series, with Sonita Henry appearing as Daria Shubik. The show will air later this year on BBC One. Series 1-4 are now available to stream on Netflix and BBC iPlayer.
The fantasy comedy ‘Zapped’ is back for a stonking third series. Kenneth Collard returns as Steg, joined by James Buckley, Sharon Rooney, Paul Kaye, and Louis Emerick. Divian Ladwa guest stars alongside as well. Produced by Baby Cow Productions and cast once more by Kevin Riddle. Starts Wednesdays at 10pm on Dave.
Joseph Balderrama plays James Horne alongside the legendary comedy duo Laurel & Hardy played by Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly. The film will close the BFI London Film Festival this year, as it’s world premiere on October 21st.
We’re delighted to announce Pippa Duffy will play Cassandra in the brand new musical. The treasured television series has been adapted for the stage by Jim Sullivan and comedy giant Paul Whitehouse. It opens next year at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and co-stars Paul Whitehouse and Tom Bennett as Granddad and Del Boy.
The much loved sitcom returns for its 5th series on BBC One. James Baxter and Katie Redford reprise their roles of Leroy & Beth across the series. Catch brand new eps on Sunday nights at 8.30pm.
Filming is underway in Russia, Latvia, and Lithuania for the HBO/Sky series Catherine the Great, with Helen Mirren starring as the title role. Sam Palladio has been cast as her 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.
Mike Bartlett drama, Press, follows the fortunes of two newspapers, one tabloid, one broadsheet, and both struggling with the pressures of a never-ending news cycle and an industry in decline. Tom Bell returns for the final episode on 11th October at 9pm on BBC One.
Claudia Jessie stars as Amelia Sedley in this new imagining by Mammoth Screen. Directed by James Strong and cast by Theo Park, the 7 part drama airs every Sunday at 9pm on ITV and is also available on Amazon Prime. All star cast including Michael Palin, Suranne Jones, Frances De La Tour, Johnny Flynn and Martin Clunes.
Katharine Bennett-Fox and Ani Nelson will star in the new production at Hull Truck. Written by Mike Leigh and directed by Amanda Huxtable, the play will be the first in the Arts Council England’s Change Makers season to support the development of black, minority ethnic and disabled cultural leaders. The play will open 27th September and run until 20th October.
Sophie Steer returns to the Antler and Bush Theatre co-production Lands. The show, which was a sellout at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, is an absurd tragi-comedy and explores the complex nature of relationships. It will be on until December 1st at the Bush Theatre, with a few tour dates across the UK. For tickets, click here.
It’s the last two weeks to catch the critically acclaimed show at Shakespeare’s Globe. Catherine Bailey stars as Bianca, with Mark Rylance as Iago and Direction from Claire van Kampen. The show Opens August 1st and runs until October 13th. Please contact Michael or Clarissa to organise tickets
The second series of the ITV comedy continues with Molly McGlynn joining the cast to play Zoe, Kerry Godliman’s daughter, who further disturbs the peace for the unlucky couple! Wednesdays at 8pm.
BAFTA nominated 'Pls Like' is returning for a second series starring Jonathan Pointing as loveable YouTuber Charlie South. Produced by Rupert Majendie for Shiny Button and directed by Tom Kinglsey. All six episodes are available to watch on BBC iPlayer with the series airing as double-billed episodes on Friday evenings.
Karl Pilkington returns to Sky One with his first-ever scripted comedy drama, Sick of it. In this new six-part Sky original production, co-written with Richard Yee, Karl plays Karl, a grumpy cabbie living with his aunt and trying to get over his long-term (now ex-) girlfriend. Bekka Bowling guests in episode two, you can catch up on NowTV.
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!
Krypton follows the untold story of Superman's grandfather who fights for his family's honour and to save the world from ruin. Sonita Henry stars as recurring character Raika in the American TV series. The show airs every Sunday at 9pm on E4 .
BattleActs are an award winning improv team who battle it out to win the audiences respect through a series of improvised sketches. Founder core members are Hatch clients Emily Lloyd-Saini, Brendan Murphy and Kiell Smith-Bynoe who can now be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home via their brand new podcasts from BBC Radio 1. Available on BBC iPlayer and all good podcast platforms now!
Based on Alex McBride’s book, this BBC2 comedy pilot has gone down a treat and a series has already been commissioned and will transmit next year. Nneka Okoye appears as Becca and you can watch it now on iPlayer.
From Director James Marsh and Working Title Films comes King of Thieves, a film based on a true story of a group of retired crooks that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015. Adam Leese stars as Frankie alongside Michael Caine, Ray Winstone and Jim Broadbent. UK cinema release date is Friday 14th September.
Cuckoo starring the hilarious Kenneth Collard has now finished airing weekly on BBC One, but there is good news! All 1 - 4 series are available to view on BBC iPlayer right now. Well worth watching before it returns for series 5.
Catch one of Shakespeare’s earlier comedies, Love’s Labour’s Lost, playing in the magical Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at The Globe. Kirsty Woodward plays the Princess of France in this giddy romp, guaranteed to make you laugh! It’s only on until the 15th Sep so make sure to snap your tickets up quick.