For almost a century, the BBC (the British Broadcasting Company) has met its goal to provide “impartial, high-quality and distinctive output and services which inform, educate and entertain.” But it looks like cuts are threatening the organization once more, and what will this mean for the future of British TV?
Former Tenth Doctor David Tennantannounced this week that he’s launching a new podcast and even though everyone and their brother pretty much has a podcast right now, it’s pretty hard not to be extremely excited about this news.
Comic Relief's Red Nose Day has come around again! Check out our collection of star-studded clips from this year's fundraising event including a sneak peek at the much anticipated Love Actually sequel.
BBC Radio 4 is launching a follow-up to their star-studded 2012 radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere. Gaiman’s sprawling fantasy story is set in a mysterious world called London Below, which exists under the streets of the city and is ruled over by a variety of colorful figures.
The first installment of this four-part series will be Rumpole and the Portia of Our Chambers and will air on Friday, July 3 at 2:15pm. The series will once again be based on the Rumpole of the Bailey books written John Mortimer, adapted by Richard Stoneman and produced by Marilyn Imrie.
Springtime - when everyone's thoughts turn to warmer weather and a proliferation of Easter candy, most notably in the shape of rabbits, eggs and your favorite actor. Okay, so I made that last bit up -except for how I didn't, really. Thanks to some enterprising chocolatiers and the launch of a new Drama channel on British on-demand service UKTV Play, we now know what everyone's favorite It British Actor of the moment - Benedict Cumberbatch - might look like if he were comprised entirely of chocolate. About 40,000 grams (or ~500 bars) of Belgian chocolate, to be exact.
This year has been a monumental one for Comic Relief, the British comedy-based charity co-founded by writer/director Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry three decades ago.
Comic Relief grew out of the success of Bob Geldolf’s Live Aid benefit concerts for Africa. Its efforts have united the people of the UK in raising money for aid organizations primarily in Africa and at home.