Tag Archives: Jessica Hynes

WATCH: Hugh Bonneville and Jessica Hynes Are Back In ‘W1A’

Tonight, the BBC in the U.K. are showing the first episode of W1A, the sequel to the hugely successful comedy mockumentary Twenty Twelve.

BBC Commissions BBC-Based BBC Sequel To The BBC’s ‘Twenty Twelve’

Amid all the brilliant, puffed-up office nonsense and garbled media language, the faint sadness (and abiding strength) of the BBC comedy Twenty Twelve was always that it was set in a short term event. No matter how successfully realised ...

Five Reasons Why ‘Twenty Twelve’ is a Classic British Comedy

1: It’s A Mock-Documentary (Like The Office)

BBC America to Air London Olympics Comedy ‘Twenty Twelve,’ Starring Hugh Bonneville

Downton Abbey‘s Hugh Bonneville leads an ensemble cast in a very timely comedy set to launch on BBC America this June. Executive-produced by Absolutely Fabulous‘ Jon Plowman and written by People Like Us‘s John Morton, ...

Five Great Guest Stars Of ‘Doctor Who’

It all started with yesterday’s Doctor Who roundup, in which we pointed to the Radio Times and their Top 10 of Doctor Who guest stars (since the show’s relaunch in 2005). It’s a great list, giving props to Bernard ...

UK Trailer for ‘Burke and Hare,’ Starring Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis

Coming Soon has posted the British trailer for the Simon Pegg/Andy Serkis comedy, Burke & Hare, directed by John Landis. The film is “based on a true story” about two Irish grave-robbers, William Burke (Pegg) and William ...

Congrats To BBC AMERICA’s Tony-Nominated Stars

The Norman Conquests nabbed seven Tony nominations this morning, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Direction of a Play (Matthew Warchus, also nominated for God of Carnage), and Best Scenic Design of a Play (Rob Howell).

BBC AMERICA on Broadway: The Norman Conquests Garners Rave Reviews

The Broadway revival of Alan Ayckbourn‘s trilogy, The Norman Conquests, currently stars a roll call of BBC AMERICA talent: Green Wing‘s Stephen Mangan, Spaced‘s Jessica Hynes, Coupling‘s Ben Miles, The ...