Life by Press Association April 26, 2019, 12:41 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A Michael Hutchence documentary featuring interviews with former girlfriends Kylie Minogue and Helena Christensen will air on BBC Two. MYSTIFY: Michael Hutchence, about the life of the INXS frontman, received its world premiere on Thursday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film is described as “an intimate portrait that uncovers the secret and mysterious side of the lead singer and songwriter”. It is written and directed by Richard Lowenstein, who worked on some of the band’s early music videos, and features “rare archive footage and intimate insights from friends, lovers, family, colleagues”. Jan Younghusband, head of TV commissioning, BBC Music, said: “Michael Hutchence was one of the most influential and charismatic rock stars of the modern era, and I’m delighted that this moving documentary will air on … [Read more...] about Michael Hutchence documentary to air on BBC Two
ACTOR Ed Westwick moved away from his much-loved Chuck Bass character in BBC comedy series White Gold. The Gossip Girl hunk was known for playing the mega-rich and ruthless New York playboy in the hit teen show, returned to his UK roots and now it is back for a second series - here is what you need to know about the show... What time is White Gold on? The second series of the show continues TONIGHT at 10pm on BBC Two. The season premiere will be in a half-hour episode. If you miss the episode it will become available on iPlayer after being aired on TV. What is White Gold about? White Gold is a BBC 2 comedy that is about double-glazing salesmen in the 80s. It's by The Inbetweeners creator Damon Beesley and is being described as the “Wolf of Wall Street in Essex”. White Gold is set in 1983 and tells the story of charismatic salesman Vincent Swan. The BBC have said: “Smart, handsome and cocksure, Vincent will happily break the rules if it guarantees a sale. … [Read more...] about What time is White Gold on BBC Two tonight, is Ed Westwick still in the cast and what is it about?
MOTHERFATHERSON is a BBC Two drama with an impressive cast, including the likes of Richard Gere. But what is it about and who else is in it? When does MotherFatherSon start on BBC Two? The first episode of MotherFatherSon was aired on March 6, 2019, at 9pm on BBC Two, and can be seen on subsequent Wednesdays at the same time. It was shot last summer in London and on location in Spain. There will be eight hour long episodes of the original drama, which has been created and written by Tom Rob Smith. If you miss any episodes you can catch up on the BBC iPlayer. Who's in the cast? Richard Gere Richard Gere is returning to TV for the first time in almost thirty years for the drama. He plays father Max - a charismatic self-made American businessman with media outlets in London and around the world. Speaking about being part of the drama, Richard said: “It’s been almost 30 years since I worked in television. Richard is well loved for his roles in films such as Pretty Woman, … [Read more...] about Who is in the cast of MotherFatherSon, when is it on BBC Two next and what is it about?
DON'T Forget the Driver is a new comedy brought to us by the BBC. We take you through what it's about and why you should watch it. What time is Don't Forget the Driver on tonight? This new comedy continues next Tuesday (April 16, 2019). It will be on BBC Two at 10pm. You can watch the first episode now on the iPlayer. What is Don't Forget the Driver about? Coach driver Peter Green leads an ordinary life of packed lunches on the road and ferrying tourists of a certain age to and from various quaint British attractions. His routine is somewhat comforting, despite the fact he struggles to balance his work commitments with his daughter Kayla, who’s disaffected by the uninteresting world around her, and a mother whose life is rapidly descending into confusion and fear. But one day, he discovers a body on the Bognor shoreline, and an unexpected passenger turns up on board his coach – a lost soul in need of assistance – throwing his life into chaos. Why is Don't Forget the … [Read more...] about When is Don’t Forget the Driver next on BBC Two? Why is it worth watching and who is in the cast?
Lifestyle / Entertainment by Press Association 01/04/2019, 11:52 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter US series The Looming Tower, which explores whether rivalry between the FBI and CIA could have inadvertently set the path for 9/11, has been acquired by BBC Two. Based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction book about the rise of Osama bin Laden and al Qaida in the late 1990s, the programme originally aired on Hulu. The 10-part series follows counter-terrorism divisions at the FBI and CIA in the lead-up to the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11 2001. American actor and Dumb And Dumber star Jeff Daniels plays John O’Neill, the chief of the FBI’s I-49 unit. He and his protege, Muslim-American agent Ali Soufan, played by Tahar Rahim, are hindered in their investigations by their unco-operative counterparts in the CIA, led by Peter Sarsgaard’s Martin Schmidt. The series also guest stars Alec … [Read more...] about 9/11 drama The Looming Tower to air on BBC Two