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Increase The Licence Fee To Save Bbc Drama, Says Exiting Chief Behind 'Sherlock' And 'Poldark'

Ben Stephenson, the outgoing controller of drama commissioning at the BBC, has said the licence fee needs to be increased, or the broadcaster will be forced to slash its drama output. In his farewell interview...

Fifth Time Unlucky Benedict, As Cumberbatch Loses Out On Tv Bafta Again

Benedict Cumberbatch has once again lost out on a best actor award at the television BAFTAs, held on Sunday night in London. The actor was beaten by Jason Watkins who won for his portrayal of...

Martin Freeman Joins Cast Of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War'

Having already comprehensively nailed the art of portraying literary characters on the small and big screens, British actor Martin Freeman has set his sights on the world of comic books with the announcement that he...

Julian Assange Granted Appeal Over Rape Allegation

The Australian journalist, who was portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in 2013 movie The Fifth Estate, has been living in London's Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 to avoid arrest and extradition to Sweden on rape...

Jamie Dornan Named Hottest Hunk

Jamie Dornan has been voted the Hottest Hunk of 2015.The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' hunk has ousted last year's top spot holder Zac Efron into second place after climbing from eighth in 2014 in heat...

Benedict Cumberbatch Pumps Iron To Become Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch is feeling the pressure to gain weight for his next movie role.The 38-year-old actor - who starred in 'The Imitation Game' in 2014, and also appears in the BBC show 'Sherlock' - is...

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

With the recent trailer release for 'Black Mass', it's clear to see why the world fell in love with Johnny Depp. A short clip within the trailer perfectly demonstrates the veteran actor's ability to switch...

Johnny Depp Terrifies As Whitey Bulger In The Trailer For 'Black Mass'

Johnny Depp is almost unrecognisable in the trailer for Black Mass. The 51-year actor plays the notorious American gangster, Whitey Bulger, in the upcoming film. The first official trailer was released on Thursday (23rd April)....

Leaked Emails Show Benedict Cumberbatch Linked To David Bowie Role

More than 17,000 emails and 30,000 confidential documents, which were stolen from the movie giant's computer network last year (14), were published on the WikiLeaks website last week (ends19Apr15). In one email...

Benedict Cumberbatch Buys £7k Kick Ass-inspired Statue

Benedict Cumberbatch has spent £7000 on a replica of a statue seen in 'Kick Ass 2'.The 'Atonement' star commissioned the sculpture - a copy of the figurine of a boy soldier which features in scenes...

Alan Turing's Notes Sell For $1 Million

The 56-page book was filled with mathematical and scientific notes scrawled by World War II codebreaker Turing, who was played by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in an Oscar-nominated performance. It was sold...

Bafta Tv Nominations Announced! The Missing Gets The Most Nods For 2015

The BAFTA Television Award nominations for 2015 have finally been announced, including the usual entertainment favourites, some easily predictable names and a few surprises along the way that represent the very best of British television.James...

Steven Moffat: 'Doctor Who' Movie & 'Sherlock' Crossover Are Not On The Cards

Steven Moffat, the head writer on Doctor Who, has explained there are no plans for a Doctor Who movie. Moffat explained there is simply no way the project is feasible, not only from a financial...

Benedict Cumberbatch Immortalised In Chocolate

A team of eight artists was commissioned by bosses at the UKTV network to create the life-size sculpture of The Imitation Game star to mark the launch of its new Drama channel, after...

Dj Jon Hopkins To Score Cumberbatch's Hamlet

The actor will portray the doomed Danish prince on the London stage from August (15) and Hopkins will help to provide the soundtrack for the play. Announcing the news on Twitter.com on...

Benedict Cumberbatch Event Cancelled Due To London Fire

The Letters Live event, in which Cumberbatch and his Sherlock co-star Louise Brealey read a variety of notes from public figures, was scrapped less than two hours before the performance was due to...

Steven Moffat Promises 'Sherlock' Season 4 Will Include "Emotional Upheaval"

Steven Moffat, in a recent interview, has revealed some details of the upcoming fourth season of Sherlock. Although neither Moffat nor his co-creator Mark Gatiss have started writing the series, Moffat promised Sherlock series four...

Ralph Fiennes To Win Legend Prize At Jameson Empire Awards

Ralph Fiennes is to receive the Legend prize at the Jameson Empire Awards.The 'Spectre' star is to be honoured with the prestigious accolade at the annual ceremony which takes place at the Grosvenor House hotel...

Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Tributes At Richard Iii Memorial

The monarch, who died in battle in 1485, was found buried under a car park in Leicester, England in 2012, and on Thursday (26Mar15), his remains were interred at the city's cathedral....

Benedict Cumberbatch's New Wife Designed Wedding Dress With Valentino Fashion Gurus

Pregnant theatre director Sophie Hunter was shot in the silver lace gown by famed fashion photographer Annie Leibovitz days before her Valentine's Day (14Feb15) nuptials on the Isle of Wight, off the coast...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Read Poem At Richard Iii Reburial

The actor, who will play the king in an upcoming BBC drama, is one of Richard's distant cousins, according to Leicester University scholars. Duffy admits she's thrilled the British star has been...

New 'Sherlock' Special To Be Set In Victorian England

The BBC's upcoming Sherlock special starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman will be set in Victorian England. A teaser image released earlier this year had hinted as much, with Holmes donning a top hat and...

Benedict Cumberbatch Reunites With Stephen Hawking At Buckingham Palace

The Imitation Game star portrayed the renowned physicist in 2003 drama Hawking and he subsequently became a patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) after working with the charity to research his...

Judi Dench Won't Retire

Dame Judi Dench says retirement isn't in her vocabulary.The 80-year-old actress insists she has no plans to stop working in the near future and gets annoyed when people ask when she will be quitting.Asked if...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Sophie Hunter's 'Relaxed' Honeymoon

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter spent their honeymoon relaxing and resting.The couple - who tied the knot last month - jetted off to Tahiti in the French Polynesia to enjoy their first holiday as a...

Benedict Cumerbatch Writes Heartfelt Message To Family Of Late Teen 'Sherlock' Fan

Although the star of BBC's 'Sherlock' Benedict Cumberbatch couldn't go to the funeral of 14-year-old Eve Shepherd, a massive fan of the hit TV series, he did personally write a very heartfelt letter to her...

Benedict Cumberbatch Sends Tribute For Fan's Funeral

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch sent a heartfelt letter to be read out at the funeral of a 14-year-old fan this week (beg23Feb15).The Sherlock star wrote a note in honour of Eve Shepherd, who died after...

Benedict Cumberbatch Enjoys Romantic Honeymoon

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter ''couldn't keep their hands off each other'' on honeymoon.The couple, who got married on the Isle of White on Valentine's Day (14.02.15) and are expecting their first child, enjoyed a...

The Imitation Game Leads Britain's Empire Awards Nominations

Benedict Cumberbatch's wartime drama The Imitation Game looks set to dominate the upcoming Empire Awards after scooping six nominations.The biopic of codebreaker Alan Turing, which failed to score any big prizes at the Academy Awards...

Idina Menzel Gets Revenge On John Travolta For Last Year's Oscars Gaffe

Idina Menzel got her revenge on John Travolta at this year’s Oscars, twelve months after he pronounced her name totally incorrectly at last year’s ceremony. Speaking to the audience before they presented the trophy for...

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