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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. Starts Sunday 26 March 9pm BBC 1 View profile >
LET'S SING & DANCE FOR COMIC RELIEF
Catch Jenny Ryan and the rest of The Chasers in the grand final of Let's Sing & Dance For Comic Relief this Saturday 25th March at 6:55pm on BBC One! Get your ruby slippers out and follow the yellow brick road as they take on The Wizard Of Oz! You can catch up on their semi-final performance here: here. View profile >
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 profile >
PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING WIN BEST SCRIPTED COMEDY AT THE RTS AWARDS
A big congratulations is in order for Kurupt FM and the team at People Just Do Nothing who won Best Scripted Comedy at the RTS Awards. After the success of series three, a fourth series will begin filming later this year. View >
ASIM CHAUDHRY WINS BEST COMEDY PERFORMANCE AT THE RTS AWARDS
After winning Best Scripted Comedy with the team of People Just Do Nothing Asim also went on to win Best Comedy Performance for his character Chabuddy G in the series! He beat out competition from Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney to scoop the award. View >
THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY'S JULIUS CAESAR
We are incredibly proud of Tom Lorcan who starts the RSC season as Publius in Julius Caesar at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Directed by Angus Jackson, Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy will run until September. Please get in touch with Michael and Belzy who would be delighted to organise tickets. Julius Caesar will also be broadcast live to cinemas on the 26 April 2017. View >
STEVE STAMP ON DRUNK HISTORY
It's the show that reimagines some of the world's most iconic tales through the hazy view of beer goggles. Tune in to Drunk History on 29th March to see Steve Stamp appear in Joe Lycett's drunken version of The Great Train Robbery. 10pm on Comedy Central. View >
KERRY HOWARD ON DRUNK HISTORY
Kerry Howard is telling Beatrix Potter's classic tales like you've never seen them told before - tune in to Drunk History on Comedy Central on 29th March at 10pm. And bring alcohol. View >
DAVE JOHNS WINS BIG AT THE EMPIRE AWARDS
The Empire Awards ceremony took place on 19th March and saw Dave Johns win Best Male Newcomer for his titular role in Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake. The box office hit then went on to win Best British Film - a huge congratulations to Dave and all the team! View >
JOHN-LUKE ROBERTS AT THE SOHO THEATRE
John-Luke is bringing his hit show John-Luke Roberts Builds a Monster to the Soho Theatre this May! The cult-favourite-absurdist-comic returns with some little rubber tentacles, a heap of jokes, and this hilario-terrifying weirdo of a show. An actual monster from the world of nightmares has a stab at a comedy hour. Be afraid: he is. Tickets are available here. View >
KEVIN ELDON IN DECLINE AND FALL
Kevin Eldon stars in this new series alongside Jack Whitehall, David Suchet and Eva Longoria. He plays Mr Levy in the first episode of the dramatisation of Evelyn Waugh's satire about 1920s high society. Catch it this Friday 31st March at 9pm on BBC1. View >
HELEN GEORGE IN LOVE IN IDLENESS
Helen stars as Diana Fletcher in Trevor Nunn's revival of Terrance Rattigan's wartime comedy. She will be performing alongside Eve Best and Anthony Head at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 20 March to 29 April. Tickets available here. View >
THE LAST KINGDOM
Marc Rissman plays Tekil in this bittersweet tale of villains, twists and the Saxon Viking conflict in Medieval England. The critically acclaimed series co-produced by Netflix and solidly cast by VHJ. Thursdays BBC2 at 9pm View >
TOM BASDEN'S GAP YEAR
Catch new comedy drama Gap Year written by Tom Basden 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, following their trip and the people they meet along the way. Tune in every Thursdays at 9pm on E4. View >
CHARLOTTE PALMER IN PRIME SUSPECT 1973
Charlotte Palmer stars in new ITV Drama Prime Suspect 1973 as shop owner Hebe. In this week's episode the case takes a surprise turn as a body is found in the canal. Catch it every Wednesday on ITV at 9pm. View >
SUE PERKINS IN LET'S SING AND DANCE FOR COMIC RELIEF
Sue Perkins is joined by Mel Giedroyc to host this all-star talent show, in which celebrity performers take to the stage to display their interpretations of various pop hits. Guest panelists Jennifer Saunders, Julian Clary, Miranda Hart and Eastenders Tameka Empson will decide the fate of performers including magician Pete Firman and comedian Ellie Taylor, as only two of them can go to the final. And of course - it's all for Comic Relief! You can catch the next episode on Saturday 17th March at 18.45 on BBC1. View >
KEVIN ELDON IN THE MISSING HANCOCKS
Kevin Eldon is the voice of Bill Kerr in The Missing Hancocks - the BBC Radio 4 show seeking to recreate those classic episodes of the iconic Hancock's Half Hour. This week, as Hancock is absent, Bill is staying with Harry Secombe. They decide to show Andree the sights of London but get caught up in Sid's plot to steal the Crown Jewels. Tune in at 18.30 on BBC Radio 4 on 21st March. View >
PLAY TO THE WHISTLE
Catch brand new Play to the Whistle on Tuesday 21st March! As always Bradley Walsh is joined by Holly Willoughby and Frank Lampard whilst the teams battle it out to see who has the best sporting prowess. Tune in at 9pm! View >
LUCY PORTER: CONSEQUENCES AT SOHO THEATRE
Lucy Porter will be performing her hit show Consequences for the next week at 7.30pm at Soho Theatre in London - you can get your tickets for March 9th - 11th and 14th - 18th here. View >
PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING
For the second year running the Kurupt FM team have been nominated for Best Scripted Comedy at the RTS Awards! The winners will be announced on Tuesday 21st March. Shooting on series 4 starts shortly.. 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 answers more awkward questions from some of his youngest listeners in Toddler Talks and he tries to win the right to play his song in Battle Track. 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 >
HELEN GEORGE IN CALL THE MIDWIFE
This Sunday, Helen George stars Trixie Franklin in the last episode of the 6th series of Call The Midwife. This week's season finale a family planning clinic is opened in the town and Christopher asks Trixie to meet his daughter. Meanwhile, Barbara and Tom decide to hold their wedding in just three week's time so that Barbara's vicar father can hold the ceremony. The episode is set to provoke a roller coaster of emotions with marriage, birth and death. Tune in this Sunday on BBC1 at 8pm. View >
JAMES SUTTON'S FINAL EPISODE ON HOLLYOAKS
James Sutton first appeared on our screens as John Paul McQueen 11 years ago and this week his time on Hollyoaks comes to an end. His time as part of the infamous McQueen family has seen John Paul experience a whole host of events and his departure from the soap is sure to be equally explosive. Tune in on 8th March at 7pm on E4. View >
ASIM CHAUDHRY NOMINATED AT THE RTS AWARDS
Congratulations to Asim Chaudhry who has been nominated for Best Comedy Performance at the RTS Awards! Asim plays Chabuddy G - a local entrepreneur whose ideas usually cause chaos in the hit show People Just Do Nothing. The winners will be announced on 21st March. View >
JOSIE LONG IN SHORT CUTS
Josie Long is back with a brand new series of Short Cuts. On 7th March Josie presents stories on time and timing. From losing your grasp on the passing hours to a childhood fear of Sundays - how our experience of time gets under our skin. Tune in at 3pm on BBC Radio 4. View >
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 Hull Truck Theatre this week! View >
STEWART LEE: CONTENT PROVIDER TOUR
Content Provider is the hit show by Stewart Lee which will continue it's tour around the UK throughout 2017. You can book your tickets here. View >
ALLAN MUSTAFA IN ABILITY
Allan Mustafa will be staring in BBC Radio 4's new dark comedy Ability about a young man, Matt, with Cerebral Palsy leaving home for the first time to live with his friend. Allan stars as Bob, Matt's new carer, who is more interested in dealing weed than making his dinner. Catch it on BBC Radio this Sunday at 7.15pm. View >
WITLESS SERIES 3
Leanne and Rhona will be back! BBC3 has commissioned a third series of the witness protection comedy Witless starring Kerry Howard. After leaving the second series on a huge cliffhanger (to say the least!) Kerry and Zoe Boyle will be back for a third run. View >
PHOEBE AUSTEN IN HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
Phoebe Austen is currently starring as Lily Potter in the Award Winning play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two. Now playing at the Palace Theatre, the next ticket release will take place this April 2017. View >
DAVE JOHNS AT THE EMPIRE AWARDS
A big congratulations to Dave Johns who has been nominated for Best Male Newcomer for his role in the critically acclaimed I, Daniel Blake directed by Ken Loach. The Empire Awards ceremony will take place on 19th March where the winners will be announced. View >
DAVE JOHNS AND LUCY PORTER ON AS YET UNTITLED
It's a DAA double whammy! On Tuesday 4th April you can catch Dave Johns and Lucy Porter on As Yet Untitled. They'll be joined by Gemma Cairney, Reece Shearsmith and as always Alan Davies. Catch it at 10pm on Dave. View >
LIZZIE ROPER ON AS YET UNTITLED
On Tuesday 28th February Lizzie Roper will join Alan Davies, Bob Mortimer, Gemma Whelan and Tom Rosenthal on the panel of As Yet Untitled. This week the conversation runs from Game of Thrones to shoplifting and mistaken identity. Tune in at 10pm on Dave. 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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