Pre-heat the oven — ‘Great British Bake Off’ is back under the tent this Fall on Channel 4!

Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding and, replacing Sandi Toksvig, the newest member of the GBBO crew Matt Lucas (Little Britain, Doctor Who) will be back in action within the next few weeks when The Great British Bake Off 2020 returns to Channel 4 this Fall. The brilliant first-look teaser trailer shows that while the competition is a serious […]

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Bodyguard’s Keeley Hawes returns to MI5 in Channel 4’s period spy drama ‘Traitors’

Venturing into Nicola Walker territory in my book, the greatness that is Keeley Hawes returns next month in a new spy drama from Channel 4, Traitors. The former Spooks, Ashes to Ashes, Durrells in Corfu, Upstairs Downstairs, Line of Duty, Bodyguard star will play Priscilla, a woman working as a member of the Civil Service following the Labour Party’s […]

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MODUS comes to PBS as first offering from Channel 4’s Walter Presents

PBS’ PBS Distribution unit recently struck a deal with British streaming service Walter Presents, which last year launched in the U.S. as an SVOD product, to add more than 300 hours of international drama series to its PBS Masterpiece channel on Amazon’s Prime Video Channels. Started in January 2016 as a co-venture between Britain’s Channel 4, […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch turns attention to Brexit in new Channel 4 drama

Reason #(I’ve lost count) why Benedict Cumberbatch can do no wrong. Following a drop-dead brilliant performance as Patrick Melrose, the Sherlock and Doctor Strange star will play Dominic Cummings, the leading strategist and Campaign Director of Vote Leave, in Brexit (w.t.), the one-off drama written by award-winning writer James Graham and directed by Toby Haynes (Black Mirror, Doctor Who). Principle […]

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Pope Ted: The Father Ted Musical is ‘not a drill’ says co-creator/writer Graham Linehan

Charged with bearing the heavy burden of being  “the real final episode of Father Ted”, co-creator/writer Graham Linehan (Black Books, The IT Crowd) announced earlier this week via Twitter that the brilliant British comedy, which sported an almost exclusively all-Irish cast, will return in musical form with Ted making the move from the fictional Craggy Island to […]

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