Articles Tagged 'Jessica Hynes'

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Modern ‘Doctor Who': Where Are They Now?

For the purposes of brevity, let’s assume everyone is fairly familiar with the current career whereabouts of Christopher Eccleston (The Leftovers), Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful), David Tennant (Broadchurch), Arthur Darvill (also Broadchurch), Freema Agyeman (the upcoming Netflix series Sense8), Matt Smith (Terminator Genisys),¬†Alex Kingston (Chasing Shadows), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy and the late […]

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

1: It’s A Mock-Documentary (Like The Office) Twenty Twelve tells a very simple story. A group of professionals have been brought together to deliver the 2012 Olympic Games. They have to pre-empt every potential problem, find workable solution, liaise with the appropriate agencies and generally make things work. This is the documentary of their best […]

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, the documentary-style Twenty Twelve follows a fictional team of hilariously inept organizers behind the 2012 London Olympics. The twelve-parter stars […]

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 Cribbins‘s peerless turn as Wilfred Mott, as well as James Corden and the amazing Alex Kingston […]

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 Hare (Serkis), who learn they can make a pretty penny on providing cadavers to two medical professors (Tom […]

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). And four actors from The Norman Conquests‘ ensemble cast received nominations, and all of those stars will be […]

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 Robinsons‘ Amanda Root, Viva Blackpool‘s Paul Ritter, and Amelia Bullmore (who plays Alex’s mother on Ashes To Ashes). The New York Times‘ theater reviewer Ben […]