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Dark Comedy 'The League Of Gentlemen' To Return For Special 20th Anniversary Episodes

Hello Daaave! Fans of the BBC’s disturbing cult phenomenon ‘The League of Gentlemen’ were thrilled today to learn that the pitch-black comedy series will be returning for three special episodes later this year.The BBC announced...

'Doctor Who' Christmas Special Teaser Starring David Bradley Looks Epic

The trailer for the forthcoming 'Doctor Who' Christmas special has arrived, and it's times like this that make us yearn for December. We already know that we'll get to meet Jodie Whittaker for the first...

Mark Gatiss Hints Bbc's 'Sherlock' Could Be Finished

Hitting the TV back in 2010, BBC series 'Sherlock' has been incredibly successful on the channel, picking up legions of loyal fans across four seasons, totalling just 13 episodes. It's hard to believe the show...

Mark Gatiss Thinks 'Doctor Who' Is A "Poisoned Chalice"

As one of the most popular television properties in the world, the expectation for 'Doctor Who' continues to rise with each and every season that comes to the small screen. Currently headed by showrunner Steven...

Mark Gatiss Fears Sherlock Will Not Return To Tv

Benedict Cumberbatch's TV sleuth recently topped a worldwide poll as the most popular BBC television character, but he may never be back as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's literary detective. Gatiss, who plays...

Kit Harington To Star In Bbc Gunpowder Plot Drama

‘Game Of Thrones‘ star Kit Harington has been cast in a new three-part historical drama from the BBC titled ‘Gunpowder’.The actor will also serve as executive producer for the mini-series, which aims to tell the...

'The Final Problem': Sherlock Season Four Finale Explains The Mysterious Sherrinford [Spoilers]

The question all along, it seems, was not ''who' is Sherrinford?', but rather ''what' is Sherrinford?'. The season four finale of 'Sherlock' entitled 'The Final Problem' was rife with plot twists and a story much...

'Sherlock' Co-creator Mark Gatiss Responds In Verse To A Critic

‘Sherlock’ co-creator and star Mark Gatiss has responded in style to a newspaper critic who had accused the show of turning Benedict Cumberbatch’s character into ‘Sherlock Bond’, penning a short verse defending the direction they...

'Sherlock' Creators Tease Fans Over Future Of The Series

‘Sherlock’ returns for a full series for the first time in nearly three years on New Year’s Day – but the growing Hollywood success of its chief stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman means that...

Benedict Cumberbatch's Nose Nearly Cost Him 'Sherlock' Role

‘Sherlock’ writer and co-creator Mark Gatiss has revealed that Benedict Cumberbatch almost missed out on playing the detective, because he didn't have the right look.Speaking to The Sunday People, Gatiss said Cumberbatch was originally thought...

Air Date Revealed For 'Sherlock' Season 4 Episode 1 'The Six Thatchers'

A trailer for the fourth season of 'Sherlock' has been re-released, this time featuring the air date of the first episode 'The Six Thatchers'. There's no new footage available, but creators were more than generous...

Theatre Director Howard Davies Dead At 71

Davies passed away on Tuesday (25Oct16) following a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement obtained by Whatsonstage.com. It read: "It is a devastating loss to his family, friends and...

'Sherlock' Series Four Begins Filming

Benedict Cumberbatch has said he’s “thrilled” to be back working on the series that made him a megastar, as filming for the long-awaited season four of ‘Sherlock’ finally gets under way.Fans of the BBC series...

What You Need To Know About Sherlock Special 'The Abominable Bride'

By now, fans are used to being drip fed episodes of 'Sherlock' - what more can you expect with two award-winning Hollywood actors in the lead roles? - but ever since Steven Moffat and Mark...

Catherine Zeta-jones Adds Wonderful Wwii Glamour To 'Dad's Army' [Trailer + Pictures]

If you weren't getting giddy with excitement for the big screen adaptation of 'Dad's Army' next year, you certainly will be now. The new trailer has arrived and we challenge you to keep the smile...

Benedict Cumberbatch Nearly Turned Down The Part Of Sherlock Holmes

It’s the role that turned him into an international phenomenon, but Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he initially came close to turning down ‘Sherlock’.The English actor, who is currently juggling new fatherhood with playing the...

Stars Turn Out For Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet Opening Night

The play has already hit the headlines thanks to one reviewer who gave her opinion about the Shakespeare production early during preview performances and Cumberbatch making a plea to fans to stop filming...

Reece Shearsmith To Make Guest Appearance In New Series Of 'Doctor Who'

‘The League of Gentlemen’ and ‘Inside No.9’ star Reece Shearsmith is set to make a special guest appearance in the upcoming series of ‘Doctor Who’.The 45 year old actor will appear alongside the current timelord...

Image From New 'Sherlock' Victorian Special Released

The BBC has given ‘Sherlock’ fans a little taster of the series’ upcoming Victorian special, releasing a picture of its two stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman dressed in period costume.The picture shows Cumberbatch in...

Van Morrison Awarded Honorary Knighthood

Van Morrison has been awarded an honorary knighthood by Britain's Queen Elizabeth.The 69-year-old singer-songwriter has been given one of the highest honours an individual in the UK can achieve, after being recognised in the Queen's...

Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic

Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin Spacey as he stepped down as artistic director of London’s The Old Vic after more than a decade in the role.In an event...

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...

Judi Dench To Join Daughter On Stage For Election Play

The actresses will mirror real life by playing a mother and daughter set to cast their vote on election night in the production, which is set 90 minutes prior to the polls closing....

Martin Freeman: Regular 'Sherlock' Episodes Would Lose The Appeal

Fans may disagree, but Martin Freeman thinks that 'Sherlock' hitting screens in brief spells is a good thing when it comes to its appeal, as it's not easy to get bored of a show that...

Stephen Fry Marries Fiancé Elliott Spencer, Announces Happy News On Twitter

Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer are married! The couple announced their happy news on Saturday (17th January). Fry announced the news via Twitter and attached a picture of the couple signing the marriage register. "Gosh....

Bbc Announces 'Sherlock' Will Be Back For Special Episode In 2015, But The Mystery Of Benedict Cumberbatch's Shoulder Has The Internet Buzzing

Merry Christmas Sherlockians! Yes it seems the festive season has hit early as the BBC have confirmed that a special episode of ‘Sherlock’ will be airing next year, ahead of series four in 2016. The...

It's A Long Wait, But Benedict Cumberbatch Insists Sherlock's Christmas 2015 Return Will Be 'Phenomenal'

We are trembling with excitement over the return of the world's favourite aloof sleuth after 'Sherlock' series 3 spectacularly concluded earlier this year with a finale that no-one was expecting. So what's in store for...

James Garner Died Of A Massive Heart Attack

James Garner's death certificate has revealed he died of a massive heart attack.The 86-year-old legendary actor passed away at his home in Los Angeles on July 19 from acute myocardial infarction.The legal document also indicated...

'Sherlock' Season 4 Promises To Be "Most Shocking & Surprising" Yet

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman will be returning to 221B Baker Street next year as Sherlock and Watson. The series' creators, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, have confirmed the series will return for a special...

Sherlock Creator Mark Gatiss Confirms Show's Return: "It'll Be Fourth Series, Not A One-off"

Fans of the television show 'Sherlock' will be very pleased with Mark Gatiss's latest announcement.The English writer, who co-created the contemporary BBC series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes with Steven Moffat, spoke...

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