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Humans Season 2 Confirmed

Louisa Mellor News Aug 1, 2015

Channel 4 and AMC have ordered a further eight episodes of sci-fi drama Humans, which concludes in the UK this Sunday...

Banshee to end after season four

Louisa Mellor News Jul 30, 2015

Banshee season four will be the Cinemax show's last, according to the latest reports...

Inside Out: A Look at the Genesis of a New Animated Classic

Louisa Mellor Interview Jul 27, 2015

We chatted with the director and producer of Pixar’s terrific new film, Inside Out, about its development, breakthroughs and storytelling.


How Moffat’s Jekyll anticipated Doctor Who & Sherlock

Louisa Mellor Feature Jul 24, 2015

With Charlie Higson’s take on Jekyll And Hyde incoming, we see how Steven Moffat’s Jekyll paved the way for Doctor Who and Sherlock...

Arrow Season 4: Constantine a Possibility

Louisa Mellor News Jul 16, 2015

Matt Ryan's Constantine may have lost his own vehicle at NBC, but the folk over at Arrow are keen to welcome him to The CW...

American Gods: Dwayne Johnson "would have been perfect" for Shadow says Neil Gaiman

Louisa Mellor News Jul 6, 2015

"If he hadn't become huge" Dwayne Johnson "would have been perfect" as American Gods' Shadow, says Neil Gaiman...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: Season Finale Review

Louisa Mellor News Jun 29, 2015

Strange & Norrell closes with a terrific finale. Are we likely to see anything as imaginative and accomplished as it again soon? Unlikely…

Patrick Macnee: 1922-2015

Louisa Mellor News Jun 26, 2015

British actor Patrick Macnee, best known for his long-running role as The Avengers’ John Steed, has died at the age of 93.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: How Is Lady Pole? Review

Louisa Mellor Review Jun 20, 2015

How is Lady Pole? Short answer: not great. Fortunately, the show she’s in continues to be brilliant…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: The Friends Of English Magic Review

Louisa Mellor Review Jun 13, 2015

BBC One fantasy drama Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a marvel, from its cast to its magnificent world-building…

Humans: Colin Morgan and Gemma Chan interview

Louisa Mellor Interview Jun 12, 2015

We chatted to the stars of Channel 4 and AMC’s forthcoming sci-fi drama, Humans, set in a world where Synths are the latest gadget…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: All The Mirrors Of The World Review

Louisa Mellor News Jun 8, 2015

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell continues to be a rare treat of a TV drama; great characters, great performances, great storytelling...

Michelle Gomez Interview: Comedy, Doctor Who

Louisa Mellor Interview Jun 5, 2015

We interview Michelle Gomez about slapstick, stand-up, Steven Moffat, playing Doctor Who's Missy, and her new web series...

Game of Thrones Season 5: How Hardhome Sets Up the Finale

Louisa Mellor Feature Jun 3, 2015

This week’s Game of Thrones episode gave us a thrilling taste of what to expect when the show finally comes to a conclusion…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: The Education Of A Magician Review

Louisa Mellor News Jun 1, 2015

The Education Of A Magician is a fulcrum episode of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, on which the tone of the whole thing turns...

Bryan Fuller Interview: Hannibal season 3, Red Dragon, American Gods

Louisa Mellor Interview May 29, 2015

As Hannibal season 3 arrives, we chat to showrunner Bryan Fuller about origin stories, Francis Dolarhyde, David Bowie & more…

Exclusive: Bryan Fuller on American Gods casting

Louisa Mellor News May 28, 2015

Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller updates us on the progress of his and Michael Green’s Neil Gaiman adaptation, American Gods…

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Fantasy and Childishness

Louisa Mellor Feature May 28, 2015

The BBC’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell isn't a silly, childish, Harry Potter rip-off. So why do people keep saying it is?

Wayward Pines: 8 reasons you might want to tune in

Louisa Mellor The Lists May 14, 2015

New mystery thriller Wayward Pines feat. Matt Dillon arrives today on Fox. Here are a few reasons you might want to watch it...

Ripper Street: renewed by Amazon for series 4 and 5

Louisa Mellor News May 13, 2015

Ripper Street series 4 and 5 are coming to Amazon Prime Instant Video, in a coup for fans of the period detective drama...