VICTORIA, the hit ITV drama, will be back for season three. The gripping show follows the life and trials of Queen Victoria and stars Jenna Coleman but when will the series return? Here's all the info... When is the third series of Victoria on TV? An exact date is yet to be confirmed for season three, but it is likely to be autumn 2018. The drama follows the life of Queen Victoria and her marriage to Prince Albert. It was created by Daisy Goodwin and stars Jenna Coleman as Victoria and Tom Hughes as Prince Albert. Who will be in the cast of series three of Victoria? Jenna Coleman Jenna reprises her role as Queen Victoria, leading the country while also attempting not to fail in her duties to her husband Prince Albert and their children. Jenna is a well-known face on TV thanks to roles on ITV's Titanic, Emmerdale and Doctor Who. Tom Hughes The role of Prince Albert is played by Tom Hughes, who is dating Jenna off-screen, as he continues to battle with his position as the Queen's spouse. … [Read more...] about When does Victoria series three start, who’s in the cast with Jenna Coleman and what’s it about?
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The logo of the AS Roma football team shows Romulus and Remus nursing from a wolf, a reference to the creation myth of the city of Rome. However, this scene was judged too risqué by authorities at Iranian public television, who decided to blurred the wolf’s teats during a show on the Italian football club on April 4. Not surprisingly, people immediately started mocking the decision on social media.The AS Roma football club played against FC Barcelona on Wednesday night. The Catalan club won (4-1). The match was live-streamed on the Iranian sports show "Varzes3", which is broadcast on Channel 3, a public channel in Iran.When the presenters were talking about the match, the AS Roma logo appeared on the screen behind them. However, viewers quickly noticed that the teats of the wolf had been blurred out.The show was broadcast on April 4 on a public TV channel in Iran. Jokes on social mediaMany people took to social media to mock the channel.“Khomeini proposed this logo to … [Read more...] about Iran deems wolf teats on AS Roma’s logo too risqué for TV
Now the great French novelist Victor Hugo is about to become a television icon with a big-budget BBC adaptation of his masterpiece "Les Miserables" and an equally lavish series retelling his hugely eventful private and political life. A literary sensation by the time he was 30 with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", Hugo quickly became the conscience of his generation. Appalled by the misery he saw on the streets, the young royalist became a republican hero and was forced into exile for two decades after he declared Napoleon III a dictator and a "traitor to France". This Damascene conversion is at the centre of "Victor Hugo -- Enemy of the State", a four-hour portrait of the writer now being shot in France by the maker of the hit spy series "The Bureau". Director Jean-Marc Moutout said Hugo's remarkable political journey and his equally energetic love life are at the centre of the story, which was unveiled at MIPTV, the world's biggest entertainment market in … [Read more...] about Victor Hugo the hero and lover enjoys big TV revival
Amazon seems determined to have a Game of Thrones-sized success of its own, recently teaming up with J.R.R. Tolkien's for a Lord of the Rings TV series that could reportedly cost up to $500 million. They're not stopping there. This week, the Financial Times reports that the studio is in talks to adapt critically-acclaimed Chinese novel series The Three-Body Problem into a three-season show, the price of this being a staggering $1 billion - before shooting even begins. Written by Liu Cixin, the best-selling novel is broadly about aliens preparing to invade Earth. Barack Obama cited the three-volume book when asked what he reads to "get out of his head", describing it as "just wildly imaginative, really interesting [...] the scope of it was so immense". The book's full synopsis is as follows: '1967: Ye Wenjie witnesses Red Guards beat her father to death during China's Cultural Revolution. This singular event will shape not only the rest of her life but also the future of mankind. Four … [Read more...] about The Three-Body Problem: Amazon set to drop $1billion on TV adaptation of sci-fi novel Obama once called ‘immense’
You might be well-apprised of the police procedural format by now; typically, our hero detectives are broody rebels touched by crime-solving genius. In ITV’s Twitter-storming 2016 ‘London Noir’ thriller Marcella, the heroine had bigger issues than a meddling DCI or an unhealthy relationship with booze - plagued by dissociative fugues, DS Marcella Backland suffered periodical black-outs, and while she appeared to function normally during these moments, she was later unable to remember anything she had done during these episodes. This proved incredibly problematic when her cheating husband’s mistress suddenly turned up dead - and Marcella wasn’t able to say with any confidence whether this was the work of a fugitive serial killer, or her own misdeed. Naturally, this issue became the core of the show’s appeal, and the fact wasn’t lost on actress Anna Friel: “It’s a study of a woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown whilst holding down … [Read more...] about TV: Anna Friel returns in crime noir series ‘Marcella’