Aidan Turner, Lily James, Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman, Kenneth Branagh and more feature in a new advert to promote some of BBC One’s 2016 highlights.
The first image of Tom Hiddleston in the BBC’s adaptation of The Night Manager has been released.
Two national treasures will be at the BFI London Film Festival today as Dame Maggie Smith and Olivia Colman attend screenings of their latest films.
It’s just a week until the British Academy Film Awards, hosted by Stephen Fry on February 8.
As always there will be plenty of events happening before Sunday’s awards show, including the inaugural BAFTA Film Gala Dinner on Thursday.
BAFTA supporters confirmed to attend include Andy Serkis, Emilia Fox, Henry Cavill, Imelda Staunton, Joanna Lumley, Miranda Hart, Miranda Richardson, Natalie Dormer, Natasha McElhone, Olivia Colman, Simon Pegg and Tom Hiddleston.
The annual Nominees’ Party takes place on February 7 so expect to see lots of BAFTA news this week.
Dan Stevens and Rebel Wilson look set to work together again on romantic comedy How To Be Single.
ITV kicks off the year with the return of Broadchurch. Will we all be as hooked again? We’ll have to wait and see.
Also in the New Year, The Voice returns to BBC1 with Rita Ora replacing Kylie Minogue in the judges chair.
Kylie was such a hit last year, can Rita emulate her success? And can the show ever launch a successful pop star?
There are some great dramas due on our screens in 2015. I’m really excited for the BBC’s adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall.
It stars Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis as Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII. The books are fantastic and I’m really intrigued to see if the TV version will be the same.
The BBC are also turning to classic literature for a new adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace.
Paul Dano, Lily James and James Norton will star in the series which will be shown as six one hour episodes. Filming hasn’t started yet so I expect it’ll be on screens towards the end of 2015.
And finally, you’ll have to forgive me for this, but I am already excited about the return of Sherlock!
Filming on the special one-off episode begins on January 6 with three new episodes due to be made later in the year, I suspect getting Martin and Benedict at the same time is probably pretty tough these days.
Anyway as Moriarty would say ‘did you miss me?’ Yes!!
This week it’s been announced the second series of Broadchurch will begin on ITV on January 5.
I was absolutely hooked by the first series, I thought it was a brilliant drama, even if we did all guess whodunnit!
Well now there’s more good news for fans as a series of digital short stories tied into each episode of the new series are being released.
Each e-book will be released at midnight following the Monday night episode and will include characters featured in that night’s episode, delving deeper into their lives.
I think this is a brilliant idea!
The stars of British cinema will be out in London on Sunday night at the annual Moët British Independent Film Awards.
Emma Thompson and Benedict Cumberbatch are being honoured with special awards whilst drama 71 leads the nominations with nine followed by Pride with seven nods.
A whole who’s who of acting talent will be there including Alicia Vikander, Andrew Scott, Asa Butterfield, Anne Marie Duff, Bill Bailey, Charles Dance, Douglas Booth, George Mackay, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Helen Mirren, Jamie Sives, Jared Harris, Jodie Whittaker, Keira Knightley, Lesley Manville, Mark Strong, Max Irons, Maxine Peake, Mike Leigh, Olivia Colman, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, Stanley Tucci, Timothy Spall and Tom Hollander.
The awards are being hosted by Simon Bird of The Inbetweeners and this year you can watch them live on YouTube – or below!