THE Virtues returns on Channel 4 tonight - and it stars Line of Duty actor Stephen Graham. The opening episode saw him struggling with the hangover from hell - something we can probably all relate to. What have the reviews been like? The Virtues had critics excited ahead of its TV debut - with Stephen Graham being heralded for his performance. TV reviewing site The List gave the show four out of five stars and praised its "economical dialogue and fly-on-the-wall camera work "for creating a "hugely suspenseful" show. The review also praised lead actor Graham's portrayal of recovering alcoholic Joseph - calling it a "possibly career-best performance." Likewise The Guardian described the show a as an "emotionally eviscerating four-part drama." And said it had "every chance" of being a "small-screen classic." Joe.co.uk said the first episode is "arguably the greatest work of Stephen Graham's career". They also describe the drama as "an excellent piece of powerful and humane British … [Read more...] about What time is The Virtues on Channel 4 tonight?
Brexit Party lifts ban on Channel 4 News BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Brexit Party has lifted its ban on Channel 4 News after a disagreement. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/brexit-party-lifts-ban-on-channel-4-news-38138017.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article38138015.ece/045c5/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_a7c4a5bd-1d86-4f45-b7fd-c79197506b77_1 Email The Brexit Party has lifted its ban on Channel 4 News after a disagreement. Channel 4 News had been refused entry to the party’s events – a decision the programme had linked to its investigation into party finances. But a party spokesman said the dispute was about the behaviour of the programme’s camera crew at the Leave Means Leave rally in Parliament Square on March 29. We would like to set the record straight and be clear that we do not accept the assertion that our team 'repeatedly lied' Channel 4 News The issue has now apparently been resolved, and party chairman Richard … [Read more...] about Brexit Party lifts ban on Channel 4 News
A picturesque Devon B&B and wedding venue has hit back at Channel 4 after a documentary attracted a string of critical comments from the audience on Sunday night. Bickleigh Castle was the focus of a new programme called 'Carry Ons At The Castle' which showed life behind the scenes at the popular Tiverton venue. But viewers were quick to ridicule the show and the owners of the castle, labelling them 'snobs' and comparing the venue to the comedian John Cleese's Fawlty Towers, which was set in Torquay. Bickleigh Castle owners Robert and Sarah Hay responded quickly to the programme, defending their establishment, making it clear their handdy maan Richard, who featured in the show, had left and accepting they had "made mistakes". It read: "On Sunday the 19th of May the programme “Carry On’s at the Castle” was aired on National television. "In Mid 2018 we allowed filming to take place under the agreement that the film would show the complexities and challenges … [Read more...] about Bickleigh Castle hits back after ridicule from Channel 4 viewers
CATCH 22 is the brand new show coming to Channel 4. And here's all you need to know concerning the upcoming series, when it's out and who's in the cast... When does Catch 22 start on Channel 4? An exact date has not yet been confirmed but Catch 22 is set to start on Channel 4 in Spring 2019. The season premiered on Hulu in the US on May 17, 2019, but an official date for the UK hasn't been revealed at this time. The TV adaptation is based on the 1961 novel by Joseph Heller, from which the phrase Catch-22 first emerged. The book was previously brought to the screen in the 1970 movie Catch-22. The cast included Art Garfunkel and Orson Welles. How can I watch the show? Catch 22 will air on Channel 4 in the UK. Currently, it's only known that the show will be released sometime in spring 2019. It's already airing on Hulu in the US where it premiered on May 17. What have the reviews been for Catch 22? The Guardian describes the show as being as "too smart for its own good," detailing how … [Read more...] about Catch 22 – when does George Clooney’s drama start on Channel 4?
This Is England director Shane Meadows is returning to the small screen with The Virtues, a gripping new drama that explores the nature of memory and trauma. The BAFTA winning visionary previously received considerable critical acclaim for his three This Is England mini-series for Channel 4, which followed the characters from the film through the 80s, concluding in 1990. In The Virtues, Meadows reunites with actor Stephen Graham (who played the thuggish Andrew ‘Combo’ Gascoigne in the 2006 release) for a new story tackling themes of revenge and redemption. Here’s everything you need to know before the four-part series airs: What is The Virtues all about? Graham, who recently played undercover officer John Corbett in Line of Duty’s fifth season, stars as Joseph, who is struggling with addiction and is pushed further to the edge when his ex-partner moves from Liverpool to Australia to start a new life, taking their young son with her. Feeling alone and adrift, he … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about The Virtues on Channel 4