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SUE PERKINS IN THE BIG SPELL
Tune in on Thursday 19th 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 profile >
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 profile >
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 profile >
LION UK RELEASE
The 4 times Golden Globe nominated film, LION, has it's UK cinema release on Friday 20th January. 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
SUE PERKINS IN BRAND NEW INSERT NAME HERE
Insert Name Here is back for a second series and this week, it's time to talk about Mary. As always, Sue Perkins will be asking guests a series of questions about famous faces linked only by their shared name. She'll be joined by team captains Josh Widdicombe and Richard Osman. Tune in at 10pm on BBC2. 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 >
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. 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 >
FANTASTIC MR FOX
Greg Barnett plays the titular Fantastic Mr Fox in this exciting new Nuffield Theatre / Lyric Hammersmith co-production. Maria Aberg directs the Roald Dahl adaptation opening at the Lyric Hammersmith on the 25th of January. 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 >
ONCE IN A LIFETIME
Daniel Abelson joins a stellar cast at The Young Vic in this brilliant comedy. He plays Laurence Vale and the run goes until Jan. 14th. Harry Enfield makes his stage debut in this classic Broadway comedy, directed by the remarkable Richard Jones. Click here for more info. View >
RSC ROME SEASON 2017
Tom Lorcan will make his RSC debut in 2017 as part of the Rome Season. Tom will be playing Publius in Julius Caesar and Martius in Titus Andronicus, both at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, followed by Illioneus in Dido, Queen of Carthage at the Swan Theatre. Julius Caesar and Titus will both transfer to the Barbican Theatre in November. View >
RUDOLF AT THE WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE
“All Rudolf has ever wanted to do is to pull Santa’s sleigh. But only the best reindeer get to do that. And the best reindeer don’t have red noses.” Peter Hobday plays Rudolf in this wonderful, festive family production at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. It runs until the new year and is a must see for any young theatre lovers! View >
LAST IN THE SERIES OF JOSIE LONG'S SHORT CUTS
At 4pm on Monday 5th of December, tune in to BBC Radio 4 for episode 8 of Josie Long's Short Cuts as she muses on a different subject each week. This week Josie takes a look at 'The End of the Story' for the final episode of the series. To catch up on previous episodes Click Here View >
THE FAIR INTELLECTUAL CLUB ON BBC RADIO 4
At 6.30pm on Thursday December 1st, tune in to BBC Radio 4 to hear the fifth episode of The Fair Intellectual Club, a six part sitcom series written by Lucy Porter. This week a young painter named William Hogarth has been employed to paint Edinburgh Society beauty Ishbel. View >
DAVE JOHNS NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTOR AT THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
Dave Johns has scooped a Best Actor nomination at the European Film Awards for his titular role in I, Daniel Blake. The Palme D'Or winning film directed by Ken Loach is also up for Best Film The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 10th December. View >
ALEXANDRA EVANS IN THE CORONER
Wednesday's episode of The Coroner features Alexandra Evans as Young Antonia. The critically acclaimed daytime drama airs at 2:15pm on BBC1. View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE TOPS BIFA NOMINATIONS LIST
Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winning film I, Daniel Blake has had a total of seven nominations for the British Independent Film Awards, including two for lead actor Dave Johns. Dave has been nominated for Best Actor and Most Promising Newcomer! View >
HUMANS 2
The second series of Bafta winning HUMANS is underway on British screens. Sam Palladio stars alongside Gemma Chan as new series regular Ed. Just what is it that makes us Human? Produced by Kudos and cast by VHJ. Sundays at 9pm on Channel 4 View >
BAFTA CHILDREN'S AWARDS
Congratulations to our clients in nominated projects for this Sunday's BAFTA Children's Awards.. they include: Richard David-Caine (Horrible Histories) Susan Earl and Lauran Taylor-Griffin (So Awkward) Rosalyn Wright (Hetty Feather) Dr Ranj Singh (Get Well Soon Hospital App) Claudie Jessie & Chloe-May Cuthill (Dixi:3) Andy Day (Andy's Prehistoric Adventures) View >
CORONATION STREET
Connor McIntyre plays the infamous Pat Phelan, winning a British Soap award and an Inside Soap Award this year. Don't miss this weeks episodes...things are going to get explosive with Pat! Weeknights ITV 7:30pm View >
FLAKED 2
Ruth Kearney is back in Venice Beach where filming has started on season 2 of FLAKED. Will Arnett and David Sullivan return as Chip and Dennis in this Netflix comedy. Season 1 still available online, but you will have to wait until 2017 for this to drop. View >
LUCY PORTER ON CELEBRITY STORAGE HUNTERS
Catch Lucy Porter haggling her way around the Celebrity Storage Hunters auction lot in Cambridgeshire at 8pm on Dave, Tuesday November 15th View >
THE WIPERS TIMES TOUR
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have adapted the award-winning BBC film THE WIPERS TIMES for the stage, which is now coming to the end of its tour. DAA's own Dan Tetsell plays Mitford and there are a few tickets for the Salisbury run from 14 - 19 November...so snap them up quick! View >
SAM BATTERSEA GUEST STARS IN THE DOG ATE MY HOMEWORK
At 5pm on the CBBC Channel, Friday the 11th of November, catch Sam Battersea as a guest star in school based children's panel show The Dog Ate My Homework 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 >
SCOTTISH BAFTAS
Congratulations to Jamie Michie for his involvement in three Scottish BAFTA awards last night. Jamie had a leading role in Shetland which won Best Television Drama, played Dave alongside Peter Mullan in feature film Hector and has a longtime working relationship with Sixteen Films who collected Outstanding Contribution Award. View >
JENNY BEDE IN EVE
Jenny Bede is Rebecca in Eve on CBBC! You can catch it on 6th November at 7.30pm. Eve follows the adventures of a gynoid named Eve living with a family in suburbia, trying to make sense of human life as a teenage girl View >
ANN AKIN IN CITIZEN KHAN
On 4th November Ann Akin will feature in the BBC1 hit Citizen Khan! The show is back for a fifth series and will air at 8.30pm on BBC1. View >
DROPPERZ DROPZ ON ITV2
At 8:30pm on Wednesday 2nd of November on ITV2, catch brand new Dropperz, following a one-hit wonder grime groups exploits who enjoyed breakout success, followed by a spectacular fall from grace. Starring Guz Khan and Kiell Smith-Bynoe View >
STILL ILL
From the inimitable Kandinsky Theatre Company comes STILL ILL. With live music and three actors, including DAA talent Sophie Steer and Harriet Webb, STILL ILL looks at the search for meaning that follows a difficult diagnosis – and how it feels to be told there's nothing physically wrong with you when your brain is telling you you're sick. Catch it at the New Diorama, 7:30pm, 3-19 November. View >
BRADLEY WALSH - LAW AND ORDER UK
Catch Bradley Walsh as DS Ronnie Brooks in Law and Order: UK which continues on ITV3 every weeknight at 10pm View >
BRADLEY WALSH - THE CHASE WEEKNIGHTS 5PM ON ITV
Four contestants pit their wits against ruthless quiz genius the Chaser in the hope of winning a prize pot. View >
KEVIN ELDON IN DAMNED
In the series finale, Kevin Eldon concludes as Martin in Channel 4 comedy Damned on Tuesday 1st at 10pm. Set in the long suffering world of children's social services at Elm Heath Council View >
DRIFTERS 4
The latest series of Drifters is proving to be as hilarious as ever. Cast by the wonderful folk at CW Casting, this season features a host of DAA talent. Tom Lorcan, Chloe-May Cuthill, Juliet Howland and Moon Saker all feature in ep 4 on Monday 31st October, with Thaila Zucchi featuring in ep 5 on Monday 7th November, 10pm E4. View >
ORDINARY LIES SEASON 2
BBC One's second series of this fantastic ensemble cast drama started this month and episode 3 airs tomorrow, 1st Nov. Gareth Mason appears as Harry in episode 3 but the real drama starts for him in episode 5 in a few weeks, so don't miss out! View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE
The Palme d'Or winning film I, Daniel Blake will be in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the 21st of October 2016. Ken Loach's highly anticipated feature stars Dave Johns as its lead, who plays a struggling widower that strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young single mum in the midst of the welfare system View >
DRONES, BABY, DRONES
Three writers. Two plays. As Barack Obama prepares to leave office, this double bill probes behind the scenes of America’s controversial drone wars, and asks what they will mean for our future. Lyn Gardner from The Guardian's one to watch this week. Joseph Balderrama stars in both plays at The Arcola, opening on the 2nd November. View >
NIGEL FARAGE GETS HIS LIFE BACK
At 10pm on Sunday 30th October on BBC2 tune in to see the satirical comedy Nigel Farage Gets his Life Back. Co-written with Alan Connor alongside Shaun Pye and featuring Sarah Hoare, this mockumentary takes a look at what the former UKIP leader has been up to since brexit and his break from politics View >
ZAPPED
New fantasy comedy series from Baby Cow. Described as Mighty Boosh meets Game of Thrones, this three part taster stars James Buckley alongside DAA's Ken Collard, Miranda Hennessy and Guz Khan. Available online on UKTV Play, with episode 3 screening 9.40pm on Thursday the 27th of Oct on Dave View >
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF
After 7 wonderful series, tonight is the final, final on BBC 1. Mary Berry has set some of the hardest ever challenges to see if its Candice, Jane or Andrew who carry away the champions trophy! Sue Perkins presents with her comedy partner Mel Giedroyc. Weds 8pm on BBC 1 View >
CRAZYHEAD ON E4 AND NETFLIX
E4’s latest series CRAZYHEAD from BAFTA award-winning creator of Misfits, Howard Overman will feature Bill Holland. Airing on E4 at 9pm,Wednesday nights this six-part comedy/horror series is also available to watch on 40D and Netflix. View >
CELEBRITY STORAGE HUNTERS WITH LIZZIE ROPER
Catch Lizzie Roper on a special celebrity edition of Storage Hunters as she barters and haggles her way around a Hampshire lot. Tuesday 25th Oct at 8pm on Dave View >
DOMINIC COLEMAN IN RED DWARF RETURN
On Saturday the 22nd of October at 10pm, tune in to TV channel Dave to see Dominic Coleman appear in episode five of the long awaited eleventh series of Red Dwarf, entitled 'Krysis' as Kryten battles with his own middle age View >
DOMINIC COLEMAN IN COLD FEET
ITV's revival of the well-loved sitcom Cold Feet will feature Dominic Coleman as Floyd Vardy alongside James Nesbitt and Hermione Norris. Monday 24th of October at 9pm on ITV View >
CLAUDIA JESSIE IN THEIR FINEST
From BAFTA nominated director Lone Sherfig, THEIR FINEST has its UK premiere at the London Film Festival Oct 13. A British film crew attempting to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film. The stellar cast includes Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy, and CLAUDIA JESSIE as actress Doris Cleavely. Claudia is currently filming Line of Duty 4 in Belfast. View >
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