As the nights draw in, the television beckons us closer. From Les Miserables to Luther, Wanderlust to Strangers and a saucy new series which has had TV reviewers fanning themselves to cool down, there’s something for everyone. Let’s look at five top dramas coming soon to a TV near you.
Born in Great Yarmouth and raised in Lowestoft, actor Karl Theobald’s career began when he was cast in an east coast production of West Side Story at school - after he’d been a Grifter-riding member of The Midnight Raiders gang, of course.
Channel 4 wasn’t kidding when it named its latest series of short stories ‘On the Edge’. The final episode in a trinity of programmes tapped into the #MeToo debate and started a new conversation about sexual assault.
The BBC’s soon-to-be-aired thriller Bodyguard is the latest in a long line of TV shows to be filmed in Norfolk. We take a look at 10 others, from reality shows to comedies, dramas to thrillers, to feature the county, including Swaffham-on-Sea.
Well this is a rarity: a remake of a funny comedy which is just as good (if not better) than the original. Stephen Mangan’s remake of Lisa ‘Friends’ Kudrow’s Web Therapy is a foul-mouthed joy to behold.
Chuckle Brother Barry Elliott, who has died at the age of 73, brought laughts to young and old with beloved brother Paul. Here we pay tribute to 10 of the pair’s most memorable moments, from rapping with Tinchy Stryder to headlining at Bestival.
Norwich City chairman Ed Balls has revealed that his wife and Labour politician Yvette Cooper was “horrified” after he took part in a wrestling event for his new documentary series about Donald Trump’s voters.
No idea what Love Island is all about? It might be too late to immerse yourself in the latest series, but you can definitely prepare yourself for the next - or at the very least be able to hold a semi-lucid conversation with your offspring about where they’ve been disappearing to at 9pm every night.
For three years, Steven Roberts brought the sensitive soul George to life in the prime-time soap hit Hollyoaks. As he prepares to take on roles in two very different stage productions this year, Steven reflects on the impact George had in highlighting homelessness and cutting prejudice.
If you tuned in to the new TV adaptation of Picnic at Hanging Rock expecting to hear pan pipes and see a carbon copy of Peter Weir’s classic, dreamy film, you’d have been disappointed. But this new version is definitely worth watching.
My Shirley Valentine Summer is a new reality series from the creators of Love Island and will see eight female celebrities travelling to Greece to rediscover themselves – we look back at the original film and remember some of Shirley’s most memorable quotes.