EPISODES has won awards and rave reviews since the first season aired in 2011 and it's now returned for a fifth run. Here's all you need to know about the series, the cast and what the future holds for the much-loved comedy... When does Episodes season 5 to return to BBC Two? Episodes continues on Friday, April 6 on BBC Two at 10pm. It goes up against the news on BBC One and ITV, new comedy Lee and Dean on Channel 4 and the Will & Grace reboot on C5. The show has returned after a two and a half year break. Series five is running for seven 30-minute episodes in total, with tonight's the second instalment. Who is in the cast of Episodes? Matt LeBlanc is once more heading up the cast of Episodes in a satirical portrayal of himself. He's joined by British comedic royalty Tamsin Grieg and Stephen Mangan playing Beverley and Sean Lincoln. John Pankow is back as Merc Lapidus, the volatile former head of a major US TV network, and Kathleen Rose Perkins also returns to the role of … [Read more...] about When is Episodes on BBC Two tonight, who’s in the cast with Matt LeBlanc and what’s the show about?
It’s cloistered and handsomely paid executives may not recognise it yet, but the BBC is facing a crisis. It is fast losing political friends and risks slipping into irrelevancy as tech oligarchies come to dominate our digital future. For now, though, it seems pretty pleased with itself. “Research shows,” it boasts on its website, that “the BBC is seen as by far the most trusted and impartial news provider in the UK.” Whilst true, this rather overstates the case. The Ipsos Mori survey the BBC cites asked how biased or impartial different news sources are, and, yes, the BBC just about came out on top. But counting neutral responses as “don’t knows”, and including only those who think a news source is either bias or impartial, would put ITN and Channel 4 News ahead. This isn’t surprising because that’s what Ofcom found in its latest news survey. But let’s not get too bogged down in the numbers. These are just vague … [Read more...] about Even centrists like Andrew Adonis are losing faith in the BBC over Brexit
0 Post a comment Friday, 6 April 2018 - Entertainment by Mike Lewis - South Ceredigion reporter [email protected] LLANDYSUL canoeists will feature in a new BBC One cookery series extolling the virtues of outdoor cooking and eating later this month. Sam and Shauna’s Big Cook-Out follows Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn who five years ago quit their jobs in London to pursue their passion for barbecue and smoked food.They travelled to the United States before returning home to set up the award-winning Hang Fire Smokehouse restaurant. Now they are using their food to bring communities across Wales together.The second episode – due to be screened on Monday, 16 April - sees them visit the Llandysul Paddlers Canoe Club where they host a ‘big cook-out’ for the members and their families to reward their invaluable work in the community as well as helping to give young people opportunities to gain qualifications and take part in physical activity.They also … [Read more...] about Canoeists to feature in BBC cooking show
THE City And The City is a "genre-busting thriller" airing on BBC Two. It follows the investigation of a detective into the death of a foreign student in the fictional European city of Besxel, but who is in the international cast and when can you watch it? Here's all you need to know... When is The City & The City on BBC Two? The City & The City starts on BBC Two, Friday 6 April, at 9 pm. Filming for the four-part drama began on location in Liverpool and Manchester last year. It is being helmed by House of Cards director Tom Shankland alongside British screenwriter Tony Grisoni. Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, says: "The City And The City is a truly extraordinary story and Tony Grisoni and Tom Shankland's vision of it is as humane as it is skilful." What is The City & The City about? Adapted from the critically acclaimed 2009 novel of the same name by China Miéville, the plot centres around the fractured relationship between two cities, Beszel … [Read more...] about What time does The City & the City start on BBC Two tonight, who is in the cast with David Morrissey and what’s the thriller about?
MUSIC is coming back to our TV screens very soon with the second series of Sounds Like Friday Night. Here's everything you need to know about the BBC's musical extravaganza which kicks off your weekend... When does Sounds Like Friday Night series two start? The first episode of the second series of Sounds Like Friday Night is coming to our screens on Friday April 6, 2018. Airing at 7.30pm, the show will run for 30 minutes and has a five-episode run. Greg James and Dotty will be introducing music from Snow Patrol and synth-pop group Years and Years who are both performing their new singles for the first time on live TV. Dotty catches up with Little Mix in Tokyo, and Halsey and Meghan Trainor also put in an appearance. To catch up on any old episodes, you will be able to catch up on BBC iPlayer shortly after the original airtime. What is Sounds Like Friday Night? Sounds Like Friday Night is a music show hosted by the BBC which aims to follow in the footsteps of Top of the Pops. Each … [Read more...] about What time does Sounds Like Friday Night series two start on BBC One tonight, who’s in the line-up and who are the hosts?