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FINAL OF THE BIG SPELL
Sue Perkins is back again with The Big Spell and this time, it's the final. As always, Sue is joined by Joe Lycett and Moira Stuart as they seek to find the show's first ever champion. Tune in on Sky1 on Sunday 26th February at 5.30pm! View profile >
HELEN GEORGE IN CALL THE MIDWIFE
Helen George stars Trixie Franklin in Call The Midwife. This week's episode is set during the tense times of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the nurses are under more pressure as they become aware of a patient who is a victim of FGM. Tune in this Sunday on BBC1 at 8pm. View profile >
ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS
Sarah Hoare stars as Lisa in Jane Upton's poignant and darkly funny play. Joint winner of the George Devine Award for most promising playwright last year, the UK Tour of 'All the Little Lights' is at Birmingham Rep until Saturday the 25th of February. View profile >
THE CHORTLE AWARDS: PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING
Throw your K's up! People Just Do Nothing has been nominated for Best TV Comedy in this years Chortle Awards! You can vote for them here. Voting closes on 24th February and the winners will be announced in March! View >
LINE OF DUTY SERIES 4
The highly anticipated fourth series of Line of Duty is coming soon to BBC1. Claudia Jessie will play DC Jodie Taylor alongside fellow new cast member, and BAFTA Award-winning actress Thandie Newton. Watch this space.. View >
LUCY PORTER ON THE NEWS QUIZ
Lucy Porter will be joining Susan Calman, Charlie Higson, Sarah Kendall and host Miles Jupp on the last in the series of The News Quiz, the topical panel radio gameshow with all questions drawn from the week's news. Have listen this Friday evening at 6.30pm on BBC Radio 4, and if you miss that, catch it again on Saturday at 12.30pm. View >
LIZA TARBUCK ON BBC RADIO 2
SATURDAYS, 6PM-8PM ON BBC RADIO 2 - Liza Tarbuck continues as host of the Saturday Evening show on BBC Radio 2, with tunes and chat and lots of listener involvement. View >
DOMINIC COLEMAN IN DEATH IN PARADISE
Dominic Coleman will be staring in tonight's series finale of Death in Paradise as Rev Matthew Dawson. This week Saint Marie finds itself at the centre of another mystery with a fatal stabbing at a polling booth during the sunny Caribbean island's mayoral elections. Tune in on Thursday at 9pm on BBC1. View >
RAY COONEY'S OUT OF ORDER
James Holmes steps off the West-End after a fantastic run of The Boys In The Band and now goes straight into this brilliant tour, which marks the return of 'the king of comedy and farce' in this hilarious comedy. Out of Order starts on the 8th March and runs until 22nd July, so check their website for venues and exact dates! Also starring Shaun Williamson, Sue Holderness, Andrew Hall and Susie Amy. View >
JENNY BEDE IN JACK AND MILLIE
Jenny Bede stars as Delphine in radio sitcom pilot Jack and Millie alongside Jeremy and Rebecca Front, as a recently retired married couple coming to terms with their newly acquired spare time. Catch it on Thursday night on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm. View >
TOM BASDEN'S GAP YEAR
New comedy drama Gap Year written by Tom Basden makes its debut tonight, following two British lads, Dylan and Sean, on a backpacking trip through China and the rest of the continent. The show presents the travelling experience in all its glory, full moon parties and temples a plenty, following their trip and the people they meet along the way. Tune in on Thursday at 9pm on E4. View >
BERYL AT THE NEW VIC
Maxine Peak's critically acclaimed first play, a "freewheeling tribute to a cycling legend" has started rehearsals and is soon to be on at the New Vic in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Rob Witcomb stars as Nim in this wonderful under-dog story that tells of a true sporting hero. The play runs from the 3rd March - 18th March. View >
NEW WOLFBLOOD
Season 5 of CBBCs WOLFBLOOD is nearly here! It starts on Mon 27th at 5pm and there are new episodes every Monday at the same time. Starring DAAs own, Louis Payne, Gabrielle Green and Michelle Gayle. View >
GUZ KHAN ON BBC ASIAN NETWORK
Guz Khan will be on BBC Asian Network every Tuesday night at 9pm with his self-titled show. This week Guz plays a round of Guz Smash, answers awkward questions from toddlers in Toddler Talks and gives you the chance to play your favourite music in Boombox Shuffle. View >
THE CHORTLE AWARDS: STEWART LEE
A big congratulations to DAA's Stewart Lee who has picked up three nominations at this years Chortle Awards! He is nominated for Best Show, Best TV Comic and Best TV Comedy Entertainment. You can vote for him here until the 24th February - the winners will be announced in March. View >
JOSIE LONG IN SHORT CUTS
Josie Long is back with a brand new series of Short Cuts. On 21st February Josie hears stories of hope found amidst the darkness - tales of love letters, hope on the water and the man who has steered 28,000 people safely to shore across treacherous waters from the end of a phone line. Tune in at 3pm on BBC Radio 4. View >
STEWART LEE NOMINATED AT THE BROADCASTING PRESS GUILD AWARDS
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle has picked up a nomination for Best Entertainment/Factual Entertainment at this years Broadcasting Press Guild Awards! The winners will be announced on 17th March. View >
HUMANS SEASON 2
The second season of sci-fi drama Humans continues on Monday at 10 PM on AMC across America. The eight-episode second season picks up several months after the events of Year 1 with Sam Palladio joining the cast as diner owner Ed Hooley. View >
LUCY PORTER ON ROOM 101
In this Friday's episode, Lucy Porter will be joining Frank Skinner along with Romesh Ranganathan and Robert "Judge" Rinder to dispel all their least favorite things to Room 101. This week they're talking child actors, New Years Eve and couples and social media. Catch it at 8.30pm on BBC1 this Friday! View >
JOHN ROSS BOWIE IN DEATH IN PARADISE
John Ross Bowie will be staring in tonight's episode of Death in Paradise as Tyler McCarthy. Another mystery is in store on the sunny Caribbean island of Saint Marie when a new alibi for woman convicted of murder emerges, causing the reopening of the seven-year-old case. Tune in at 9pm on BBC1. View >
ANNA MANN ON SKY
The hilarious YouTuber, Anna Mann, star of stage and screen, returns on SKY Arts in this film for their Valentines comedy short series. Written by and starring Colin Hoult along with DAA's own Dan Tetsell and Harman Singh, this is a must watch! Available on SKY demand. View >
BAFTA WIN FOR LION
Sunday night was a fantastic night for Divian as Luke Davies won the BAFTA for Best Adapted Screenplay for LION and he had a mention along with the rest of the cast. Great achievement and well deserved! LION is still being shown in cinemas across the UK. View >
JESSICA HANN IN KATE AND MIM-MIM
Every weekday at 8.50am on CBeebies, catch Jessica Hann as the voice of Kate in animated children's adventure series Kate and Mim-Mim. Check out episode special Kate in Oz Here View >
THE FAMILY CHASE
Bradley Walsh is back with a new twist on game show favourite The Chase. This series will see four family members trying to keep a step away from the chasers. Each member of the family will answer a series of general knowledge questions as they try to hold off the professional quizzer. Until The Family Chase begins, Bradley is back every weekday night at 5pm on ITV with The Chase. View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE WINS AT THE BAFTAS
I, Daniel Blake starring Dave Johns as the titular character, took home the award for Outstanding British Film at this years BAFTA Awards. The Palm D'Or winning piece was up for five nominations altogether and has received much critical acclaim since it's release in 2016. View >
DOMINIC COLEMAN IN CRACKANORY
Series 4 of Crackanory is well and truly in swing, and on 8th February, the storytime show will feature Dominic Coleman. The theme is 'disappearance' - an illusionist performs his 'the lady vanishes' act rather too well and wonders if he has genuine magic powers. Mackenzie Crook spins this twisted yarn. Tune in at 10pm on Dave. View >
SAM PALLADIO ON THE ONE SHOW
Sam Palladio will promote single 'Stay With Me' with Saturdays singer Una Healy on The One Show on the 8th of January, BBC1. Also on the sofa is Let It Shine judge Dannii Minogue, Matt Baker and Angela Scanlon will host. View >
SUE PERKINS AND LUCY PORTER IN LAST INSERT NAME HERE OF SERIES
Insert Name Here is back for this Monday with the last episode of the series and this week, it's time to talk about "the greatest Steve ever". This week Sue Perkins will be joined by Lucy Porter and as always, she will be asking guests a series of questions about famous faces linked only by their shared name. She'll also be joined by team captains Josh Widdicombe and Richard Osman. Tune in on Monday at 10pm on BBC2. View >
LUCY PORTER ON QI
Catch Lucy Porter as she joins guests Frankie Boyle and Ross Noble along with regular panelist Alan Davies and host Sandi Toksvig in tonight's brand new episode of QI on BBC2 at 10pm. In this episode they will be discussing all things `next'. View >
JAMES HOLMES IN BOYS IN THE BAND
After a very successful run at The Park, James Holmes stars in the highly anticipated, first major revival of Boys In The Band on the West-End, in almost 20 years. In the play, written by Mart Crowley. James plays the fabulous Emory and is joined by a brilliant ensemble cast, including Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard. If you didn't catch this before, make sure you're quick as this run at the Vaudeville Theatre is only from the 7th to the 18th February. View >
CHEWING GUM SEASON 2
Michaela Coel’s bold, very rude urban comedy Chewing Gum is back after its BAFTA wining first series following Beyonce obsessed Tracey Gordon and her romantic escapades. Sarah Hoare returns as hilarious series reg Karly Raven. Thursdays at 10pm on E4! View >
SERIES 2 OF WITLESS
Kerry Howard returns with Zoe Boyle in a brand new series of Witless The story of two flatmates who end up in a witness protection scheme - all five episodes are available here! View >
THE GREAT POTTERY THROW DOWN
It's the return of The Great Pottery Throwdown! Series 2 begins on Thursday 2nd February at 8pm on BBC2 featuring the wonderful Kate Malone! View >
SILENT WITNESS
Catch on iPLayer the explosive ending to Silent Witness' 20th series! 'Awakening' concluded last night and stars the very talented Elena Saurel. She plays Luisa Herrera, a pathologist who ends up in a sticky situation. This finale has received brillaint reviews and is not one to miss. View >
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT
The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night Time is at the Lowry Theatre, Manchester until the 4th of February. Oliver Boot stars at Roger Shears in the National Theatre's Olivier Award Winning Production adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens. The play then heads on a Nation wide Number 1 tour.. View >
ANN AKIN IN CRACKANORY
Ann Akin will feature in Crackanory on 31st January. This week Sheridan Smith will be telling the story of a writer who fabricates an elderly relative to get time off work to start his novel - but his lie comes to life. Catch it on Dave at 10pm. View >
PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
On Tuesday 31st January Sue Perkins will have the challenge of sitting still for four hours to have her portrait painted on Portrait Artist of the Year. Tune in on Sky Arts at 8pm. View >
FANTASTIC MR FOX PRESS NIGHT
Greg Barnett plays Fantastic Mr Fox in this exciting new Nuffield Theatre / Lyric Hammersmith co-production. Maria Aberg directs the Roald Dahl adaptation opening to the press on Friday 27th of January at The Lyric Hammersmith ! View >
LION NOMINATIONS
The four times Golden Globe nominated and SIX time Academy Award nominated film, LION, is now screening in cinemas across the UK. The film follows a young boy's journey from home after being separated from his family. Bring the tissues for this one...it's a weeper. Starring Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel and our own Divian Ladwa as Mantosh, with a performance that can't be missed! View >
SUE PERKINS IN THE BIG SPELL
Tune in on Thursday 26th January to see Sue Perkins present brand new series The Big Spell. The country's brightest spellers aged between 9 and 13 compete in a series of word-related games and challenges whilst comedian Joe Lycett reports from backstage and Moira Stuart officiates as the show's pronouncer. You can catch The Big Spell at 8pm on Sky1. View >
UPSTART CROW WINS BEST NEW TV SITCOM AT THE COMEDY.CO.UK AWARDS
Upstart Crow starring Liza Tarbuck and Dominic Coleman won Best New TV Sitcom at this years Comedy.co.uk Awards. The Shakespearean sitcom beat out shows like Fleabag and Motherland to claim the top spot. View >
I DANIEL BLAKE WINS BEST BRITISH/IRISH FILM AT CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS
I, Daniel Blake starring Dave Johns as Daniel Blake himself won the Critics Circle Best British/Irish Film at the ceremony on 22nd January. Congratulations to the team! View >
BRADLEY WALSH IN THE CHASE: CELEBRITY SPECIAL
Bradley Walsh is joined by TV Presenter Fern Britton, former cricketer Matthew Hoggard, entrepreneur Michelle Mone and actor Neil Morrissey in this Sunday evening's Celebrity Special of The Chase. View >
DIXI
BAFTA winning Dixi returns to CBBC on the 16th of January, Mondays to Thursdays at 5.30. Starring Claudia Jessie as Shari, and also featuring Chloe-May Cuthill and Darren Strange. This series an anonymous internet troll targets Shari and her friends. Can she end the cyber bullying and solve the biggest Dixi mystery yet? View >
PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING NOMINATED FOR NME AWARD 2017
We are excited to announce that People Just Do Nothing has been nominated for Best TV Show in this year's V05 NME Awards. They're up against some strong competition so head over to the NME website to cast your votes before it's too late! https://awards.nme.com/ View >
OTHELLO
We can finally announce that Peter Hobday will be joining the cast in Ellen McDougall’s production of Othello, which opens in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from 23 February 2017. Peter plays the part of Roderigo and the Globe are saying this production will explore the boundaries of time and context, moving between its Jacobean origins and the current world, considering how Shakespeare’s 400 year old play is terrifyingly relevant to the world we live in today. Tickets are on sale on their website. View >
BRADLEY WALSH IN SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM
Bradley Walsh is back at the Palladium, presenting a show featuring appearances from Cyndi Lauper, Diversity and Ronan Keating along with comedy from Sean Walsh and more surprises. Catch it at 9pm on Sunday on ITV3. View >
KEVIN ELDON IN THE HALCYON
Kevin Eldon appearss in brand new ITV series The Halcyon alongside Olivia Williams and Steven Mackintosh. A drama set in 1940 at a five-star London hotel, The Halcyon shows the impact of the Second World War on families, politics, relationships and work across every social strata. Catch it at 9pm every Monday on ITV. View >
LUCY PORTER IN THE MUSEUM OF CURIOSITY
Lucy Porter is joined by etymologist Mark Forsyth and creative director and copywriter Dave Trott to donate fascinating exhibits to the imaginary museum. Hosted by Jo Brand and John Lloyd, The Museum of Curiosity will be on BBC Radio 4 on Monday 16th January at 18.30. View >
SAM PALLADIO IN NASHVILLE
Its been another rollercoaster ride of drama and heartbreak, but season 4 draws to a close. Reyna resorts to drastic measures and is it the end of Gunnar and Scarlett? Sam Palladio stars. Thursday 10pm on Sky Living. View >
BOBBY LOCKWOOD IN UNCLE
Bobby Lockwood will be staring in this week's episode of Uncle. He plays Josh as Andy struggles to pursue his song-writing career. Tune in on Friday 13th January at 11.25pm on BBC1! View >
PAUL REYNOLDS IN MIDSOMER MURDERS
Catch Paul Reynolds as Bulter Styles on Midsomer Murders on the 11th of January. In this episode, Barnaby and Winter find themselves at the centre of the murder of a star village cricketer. Tune in to ITV at 8pm. View >
I DANIEL BLAKE AT THE BAFTAS
The nominations for this years BAFTA's have been released and I, Daniel Blake, where Dave Johns stars in the titular role, has scooped up a total of five nominations, including Best Film and Outstanding British Film. The awards ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One Sunday 12 February. View >
PIPPA DUFFY IN SILENT WITNESS
Pippa plays the sister of the murder victim in this week's two-parter for the BBC, starring Emilia Fox. Monday and Tuesday at 9pm on BBC1. View >
THE WRITERS' GUILD AWARDS 2017
The shortlist for the Writers' Guild Awards 2017 has been released and Tom Basden's Plebs and series 3 of People Just Do Nothing have both been nominated in the category of Best TV Situation Comedy. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 23rd January 2017. View >
CHASING DREAMS IS BEST SELLING UK DEBUT ALBUM OF 2016
Bradley Walsh has beat the competition to become the best selling UK debut album of 2016 with his LP Chasing Dreams. Featuring some swing classics and the titular song written by Bradley himself, the album sold over 110,000 copies. You can get your own copy here. View >
ALLAN MUSTAFA IN ABILITY
Allan Mustafa will star as Bob in BBC Radio 4's brand new sitcom Ability. Tune in on Saturday 7th January at 11.30pm! View >
NASHVILLE SEASON 5
Sam Palladio returns as heartthrob Gunnar Scott in Nashville's season 5 premiere this Thursday the 5th of January at 9pm on CMT. Executive Producer Marshall Herskovitz promises a renewed emphasis on Nashville's country music roots. View >
POTTED PANTO AT THE GARRICK THEATRE!
Due to overwhelming public demand, the Olivier nominated Potted Panto, the show that crams seven pantomimes into just 80 minutes is to extend its run by a week. Potted Panto is currently playing at the Garrick Theatre until Sunday January 15th. To book your tickets Click Here View >
BOBBY LOCKWOOD IN UNFORGOTTEN
Bobby Lockwood will play Nathan in the brand new series Unforgotten on ITV. He'll join Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar as they find themselves thrown into another historic murder case with the discovery of a body. Tune in on Thursday 5th January at 9pm. View >
BRADLEY WALSH ON RADIO 2
Following the release of his debut album Chasing Dreams, Bradley Walsh will appear on BBC Radio 2 on Tuesday 27th December at 10pm playing some of his favourite swing tunes. From Fred Astaire to Jack Jones, Bradley will be taking us through the classics. His own album is available to purchase here View >
SUE PERKINS IN GBBO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
The tent is back! Sue Perkins along with presenting partner Mel Giedroyc will present the Christmas special of the nations favourite baking show. Tune in on Christmas day on BBC1 at 4.45pm. View >
HELEN GEORGE IN CALL THE MIDWIFE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Helen George is back as the gorgeous Trixie Franklin on Christmas day in Call The Midwife. Tune in on BBC1 at 8pm. View >
CBEEBIES: THE NUTCRACKER
Catch Cook & Line and Andy Day in CBeebies: THE NUTCRACKER this Christmas! Two children have a magical Christmas Eve adventure as they travel to the Land of Sweets and witness their toys coming to life. Staged at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. You can view it on iPlayer now! View >
CHICAGO
After a year on the road Chicago, the internationally acclaimed 5* production arrives at its final home in time for Christmas..Hayley Tamaddon plays Roxie Hart with Sophie Carmen Jones as Velma Kelly at The Birmingham New Alexander Theatre. This show is too good to miss. Please contact Michael or Craig to organise tickets View >
BRADLEY WALSH'S ALBUM 'CHASING DREAMS' OUT NOW!
The brand new debut album by Bradley Walsh Chasing Dreams is out now! With the title track co-written by Bradley and the album produced by Grammy award winner Steve Sidwell, Chasing Dreams is the perfect gift this Christmas. Buy on Amazon, itunes or download Here View >
RAV WILDING 'CHRISTMAS CITY'
Catch the new five-part series 'Christmas City' presented by Rav Wilding looking at what it takes to deliver a truly special Christmas for the shoppers, workers, residents and tourists in Greater Manchester. You can see it every day of the week in the week leading up to Christmas on BBC One at 9:15am. Catch up on iPlayer now! View >
POTTED POTTER
Brendan Murphy returns to the Olivier Award nominated Potted Potter, this year at the Panasonic Theatre in Toronto from the 15th Dec - 15th Jan 2017 “The single funniest thing I’ve seen in ages. You’re gonna love this show.” Toronto Star View >
LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Marcus Garvey rejoins Sally Wainwright's much loved Northern drama for a Christmas two-parter. BAFTA winning series from Red Productions cast by Beverley Keogh. Marcus plays Greg for his third series. Monday 19th Dec and the concluding part on Tuesday 20th Dec – 9pm on BBC1 View >
FITZROVIA RADIO HOUR
Alix Dunmore stars in The Fitzrovia Radio Hour at The Vaults Theatre with their rip-roaring rendition of A Christmas Carol. The Dickens classic is reimagined as a live 1940s-style studio recording and will run from the 6th to the 31st of December! Please contact Michael, Lucy or Belzy for tickets! View >
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Will Simple Simon work out which end of the cow to milk?? Joe Tracini joins the classic family pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Central Theatre, Chatham from the 8th to the 31st of December...Please let Michael or Belzy know if you would like to see this joyous panto ! View >
SERIES FINALE OF TROLLIED
On Monday the 19th of December catch the series finale of Trollied! Dominic Coleman starred as Neville in this cheery supermarket sitcom. Tune in at 9pm on Sky 1, for your final installment of antics at the Valco store View >
DAVE JOHNS WINS BEST ACTOR AT THE BIFAS
Dave Johns has won Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards for his title role in I, Daniel Blake. The Palme D'Or winning film directed by Ken Loach also saw Hayley Squires win Most Promising Newcomer at the December 4th ceremony View >
FROZEN
Sarah Bonrepaux stars as Elsa's love struck sister Anna in this epic stage adaptation of Academy Award winning musical Frozen. Directed by Juan Fuentes in Paris Sarah will sing favourites "Love is an open door' and "Do You Want To Build a Snowman?" until the 26th of March. View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE WINS AT THE EVENING STANDARD FILM AWARDS
Ken Loach's powerful and multi award winning film I, Daniel Blake starring Dave Johns in its title role, swept up at Thursday the 8th's Evening Standard Film Awards ceremony. The feature film won Best British Film and Most Powerful Scene as well as Best Actress for Hayley Squires. The latest win for I, Daniel Blake follow the coveted Best Actor award which went to Dave Johns at last weeks BIFA's View >
PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON TO APPEAR ON ALAN CARR'S HAPPY HOUR
On Friday the 9th of December at 8pm on Channel 4, catch Piff the Magic Dragon make a rare UK appearance on Alan Carr's Happy Hour, where he'll perform magic with the help of his chihuahua Mr Piffles for fellow guests Lady Gaga, Olly Murs, Sarah Millican and Craig David View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE AT THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS!
On December 10th the European Film Awards 2016 will take place, with I, Daniel Blake being nominated across five categories including Best European Film and Best Actor for Dave Johns who plays the title role. The awards are the latest in nominations and wins for the Ken Loach feature film View >
NEW SERIES OF CLASS DISMISSED ON CBBC
On Monday the 5th of December at 7.45am on the CBBC Channel and then every weekday at the same time catch the brand new series of Class Dismissed with plenty of fun and mischief at Dockbridge High School, starring Sam Battersea and Richard David Caine! View >
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