Articles Tagged 'Misfits'

Wonders of the Solar System (Pic: BBC)

10 Great British TV Shows of the Last 10 Years

The last decade in British TV has been particularly great, especially as it coincides with a huge upswing in the quality of TV shows across the world. In a time of critical and popular worldwide successes such as Breaking Bad, Orange Is The New Black, Entourage and The Big Bang Theory, British TV has had to […]

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in ‘The World’s End’

Nick Frost is in the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

It would have been enough, gentle Whovian reader, to have spent the morning pointing at the two preview clips from this week’s Doctor Who story “Time Heist” and generally squealing. That’s not a bad start to a Friday. Look, here’s one: And here’s another: Both great, I trust you’ll agree. But then, suddenly, this tweet […]


WATCH: Trailer for Tom Stoppard’s ‘Darkside’ Radio Play

Writer Sir Tom Stoppard (Parade’s End, Anna Karenina) pays tribute to the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon with his BBC Radio 2 play, called Darkside, voiced by Bill Nighy (About Time), Rufus Sewell (Parade’s End), Adrian Scarborough (Upstairs, Downstairs, Doctor Who) and Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones, Misfits), reports BBC News. […]

Catherine Tate as Lauren Cooper

The Five Most Angst-Ridden British Teenagers Ever

Tomorrow night (6/6, and 10pm/9c) BBCAMERICA is showing the first episode of the unorthodox zombie teen drama In the Flesh, which features a young man called Keiron, who suffers from partially-deceased syndrome. Being dead has got to put a blight on your teenage years, right? I mean you may believe yourself to have suffered during […]

Vicious, FINAL

What Are Brits Watching? ‘Vicious’

Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom. What’s on: Vicious What is it: Freddie, 73, (McKellen) and Stuart, 74, (Jacobi) are in a loving, committed relationship but sometimes they can’t stand each other. They’ve lived together in their Covent Garden flat for close to 50 years. […]

WATCH: Aliens Invade Britain In ‘The Swarm’

Creative types always say it’s important, when embarking on a new project, to set yourself limitations and then work within them, if you want to succeed. By which logic this project, from a very hot little gang of British TV talent, should be on a par with Gone With The Wind. What we’ve got here […]