Shanghai: Peter Chan to Chair Macau Film Festival Jury

Shanghai: Peter Chan to Chair Macau Film Festival Jury The International Film Festival & Awards Macau (Iffam) on Sunday announced that veteran Hong Kong filmmaker Peter Chan (The Warlords, The Love Letter, Perhaps Love) will serve as chair of its jury ...

HBO Europe Greenlights Swedish Original ‘Beartown,’ Based on Bestselling Book

HBO Europe has greenlit the Swedish original miniseries “Beartown,” which will be directed by Peter Grönlund and is adapted from Fredrik Backman’s (“A Man Called Ove”) bestselling novel of the same ...

HBO Europe Greenlights Swedish Drama 'Beartown'

HBO Europe has greenlit a Swedish-language series adaptation of Beartown, the best-selling novel by Fredrik Backman, author of A Man Called Ove. Set in a small, hockey-obsessed town in the Swedish ...

Initial Lineup And Midnight Jam Announced For MerleFest 2018

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the initial lineup for MerleFest 2018, which will be held April 26 – 29. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the ...

Broadchurch’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge joins Han Solo movie in key role

Author: Josh Wilding More Han Solo casting news has surfaced today as we’ve learned that Phoebe Waller-Bridge looks set to be the latest addition to the all-star cast of the highly anticipated 2018 ...

Drifters' Jessica Knappett on turning her wilderness years into a TV smash

Jessica Knappett was once so broke she had to choose between tampons or a sandwich. The writer and actor talks about binge-drinking her way through a quarter-life crisis – and working-class hilarity ...

Wasted: crude, stoner TV comedy with a heart

Louisa Mellor Jul 26, 2016 E4’s new comedy, starting tonight, about a group of West Country 20-somethings boasts a star turn from Sean Bean… Looking back now, the most outlandish part of brilliantly ...

Meet the characters of new E4 comedy series Wasted

A brand new comedy series Wasted is coming to E4 which combines a gang of four twenty-something wasters, one West Country village and the ex-Lord of Winterfell! Danny Kirrane (represented by Gordon & ...

Jessica Knappett comedy Drifters will return to E4 later this year

E4 comedy Drifters will return to screens later this year. The series tells the raucous tale of three female friends living in Leeds, who are struggling to find their way in life. Creator and lead ...

Casualty, Harry & Paul, Line of Duty win at Rts Programme Awards

Line of Duty, Casualty and Harry Enfield & Paul Whitehouse have won at the Royal Television Society Programme Awards 2013-2014. The event - which honours excellence across all genres of television ...

Jessica Knappett on Drifters 2: "It's filthier than the first series"

Jessica Knappett doesn't feel the need to defend E4's Drifters from its critics ("The ratings speak for themselves"), but the young actress/writer/producer is keen to hit back at accusations that the ...

How to survive your 20s

Debt, STIs and living with your parents: your 20s have never been tougher. Jessica Knappett, the star of E4s Drifters, shares her survival tips Some might say drifting is just another name for ...

Drifters renewed for second series by Channel 4

Drifters has been renewed for a second series. The broadcaster's chief creative officer Jay Hunt announced at this year's annual report that the sitcom was part of the channel's aim to "foreground ...

Scott & Bailey begins shooting series 4

Filming has begun on a fourth series of ITV's Scott & Bailey. Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp will return for a fourth run of the crime drama, which is expected to air later in 2014. The series is ...

Drifters, Karl Pilkington, Agents of Shield: Tube Talk Q&A

Like twerking, 'Blurred Lines' and the Harlem Shake, poring over the pages of listings magazines in a desperate search for confirmed UK air-dates and plot scoop is so last year. All the cool kids ...

2013's Worst Television: Top 10 TV Turkeys

Digital Spy has been in a charitable mood this festive season and has already selected its top TV shows of the year, but now we're in that post-Christmas lull, it's time to put the foul mood brought ...

Fresh Meat's Charlotte Ritchie cast in new BBC Three sitcom Siblings

Fresh Meat star Charlotte Ritchie has landed the lead role in a new sitcom. Ritchie - who currently stars as Oregon Shawcross in the Channel 4 comedy - has signed up to play Hannah in new BBC Three ...

TV highlights 28/11/2013

Legacy | Getting Rich in the Recession: Scrappers | Surviving the Arctic with Chris Terrill | 4,000-Year-Old Cold Case: The Body in the Bog | Drifters | What Happens in Kavos | Blue Bloods | Football: ...

Drifters

Drifters is a brand new six-part comedy series coming to E4 this autumn, about three best friends living in Leeds who’ve graduated, had a year out and are struggling to find a job that doesn't suck, a ...