Radio 1’s ‘Britpop at the BBC’ Disc includes previously unreleased performances by Blur, Ash, Pulp and more

Radio 1′s ‘Britpop at the BBC’ Disc includes previously unreleased performances by Blur, Ash, Pulp and more

BritpopCelebrating 20 years of Britpop, on 14th July BBC’s Radio 1 will release a new disc entitled “Britpop at the BBC” with one disc dedicated to performances from their Evening Session program. The disc will include previously unreleased performances from such notable Britpop icons such as Blur, Suede, Pulp, Ash, and the Manic Street Preachers.

Accompanying The Evening Sessionwill be a disc of 44…

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Doctor Who Returns August 23, Kicks off World Tour

Doctor Who Returns August 23, Kicks off World Tour

Series 8 of Doctor Who, starring Peter Capaldi as the much-anticipated 12th Doctor, returns to the small screen on August 23 on BBC One and BBC America.

In a 20-second teaser trailer for the episode, titled “Deep Breath,” The Doctor asks Clara “Am I a good man?”

Before the premiere, Capaldi and Jenna Coleman (Clara) will will appear…

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Cast Announced for JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy

Cast Announced for JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy

The BBC and HBO have just revealed the cast for the miniseries The Casual Vacancy, based on J.K. Rowling’s book. Among the cast is a face that will be very familiar to Harry Potter fans: Michael Gambon.

Michael Gambon

Michael Gambon

Rowling’s first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy is about the English town of Pagford, and how an election uncovers the secret wars and rivalries among the citizens. The book,…

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In the Flesh S2 Ep3

In the Flesh S2 Ep3

Episode 2.3 of In the Fleshis the first one not written by creator Dominic Mitchell, and the first with a nearly self-contained sub-story. Written by Fintan Ryan and John Jackson,  2.3 is largely about PDS sufferer Freddie Preston, who has become a familiar face; he runs a window-cleaning business with Dean and appears to be the most well-adjusted and assimilated of Roarton’s partially deceased.…

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In The Flesh S2 Ep2

In The Flesh S2 Ep2

It’s pretty clear by now that there’s something different about In the Flesh’s tiny town of Roarton. The powerful on both sides of the simmering living/dead conflict have got their hands all over town, so it’s really no wonder that things are starting to reach a boiling point. Even Kieren, who wants no part of the undead revolution, can only take so much.

All Kieren really wants to do is get away…

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In The Flesh S2 Ep 1

In The Flesh S2 Ep 1

In the Flesh has made its return to BBC America, and this time US fans don’t have to wait months — BBCA is broadcasting episodes less than a week after their BBC Three airings in the UK. The 56 minute episodes are extended to 1 hour 15 minutes of time, allowing for BBCA’s commercial breaks, while sparing us from the heavy editing that plagued, for example, Being Human’s BBCA broadcast.

The new…

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JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy Coming to HBO

JK Rowling’s Casual Vacancy Coming to HBO

JK Rowling holding her bookThe TV adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s book The Casual Vacancy will start shooting this summer in southwest England. It is set to air on BBC One sometime this year, and Sarah Phelps is writing the screenplay and Jonny Campbell is signed on to direct the three-part miniseries.

Originally there were no plans for a US release, meaning that us fans across the pond would have to wait for some kind soul…

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Marc Warren joins The Musketeers in season 2

Marc Warren joins The Musketeers in season 2

the Comte De RochefortAfter Peter Capaldi left The Musketeers due to his casting as The Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who, our heroes had to face a new villain in the second season. Earlier today, BBC has announced that one of the new characters of the second season is the Comte De Rochefort (one of Alexandre Dumas’s antagonists). Played by Marc Warren (Mad Dogs, Hustle), the Comte is “a dashing and persuasive aristocrat…

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Charlotte Salt joins The Musketeers

Charlotte Salt joins The Musketeers

The Musketeers - Charlotte SaltAfter Annabelle Wallis guest stared in the first season of The Musketeers, now it’s time for another actress from The Tudors to join the cast of BBC One’s swashbuckling drama. Earlier today, Charlotte Salt (who portrayed Lady Ursula Misseldon in The Tudors) has announced via her Twitter account that she has joined the cast of The Musketeers. Further details haven’t been revealed, as the second…

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The Musketeers S01 Ep10 - Musketeers Don’t Die Easily

The Musketeers S01 Ep10 – Musketeers Don’t Die Easily

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So here we are, at the end of season 1 of The Musketeers. Thank God there will be another one. Time has passed so fast, really. Even though I had my theories for the season finale, it still surprised me. For a moment I forgot about the “d’Artagnan is going to trick Milady” theory, so I really thought that Athos, Aramis, Porthos, and Treville abandoned him (my God, that made me so sad). You have…

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