R.I.P. Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018
  • ‘Mum’ signals rise in comedy/drama output tackling tough issues

    As series 2 of Mum comes to an end on 27 March on BBC2, a third series has already been commissioned with a target broadcast of late 2018 in the UK. Fresh from her BAFTA and Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Daniel Day-Lewis’ sister in Phantom Thread, Lesley Manville is brilliant in Mum. Thankfully, American audiences will […]

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  • Remembering Father Jack this St Paddy’s Day 2018

    You can wear green all you want, have a pint of Guinness, maybe some Irish Stew or Corned Beef and Cabbage or even go to a parade, but no St. Patrick’s Day salute would be complete without a trip to Craggy Island and a look back at one of the Irish comedy greats, Father Ted. […]

  • Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne pay tribute to Stephen Hawking

    Aside from being recognized as the world’s foremost theoretical physicist/cosmologist, Stephen Hawking had two of the finest actors on Planet Earth portray him over the years. The first time the scientist was ever played on screen saw Benedict Cumberbatch in the 2004 BBC film Hawking with Eddie Redmayne following a decade later in the 2014 Oscar-winning film, […]

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