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The actor on shutting down ambitions, clueless politicians and embarrassing fartsBorn in Herefordshire, Jessica Raine, 36, graduated from Rada in 2008. She was cast as the lead in the first Call The Midwife in 2012, and made three series. Her subsequent television work includes Line Of Duty, Patrick Melrose and Baptiste....
Steven Knight says the 40-acre site near Birmingham will help the UK meet high demand from production companiesAfter creating the Bafta-winning gangster drama Peaky Blinders, which unveils season five on BBC One this spring, with a sixth series shooting later this year, Steven Knight...
Sound and Music set itself an ambitious target - gender parity by 2020. How’s it doing?Two years ago today, Sound and Music made a public pledge to achieve gender equality across all of our work with composers and artists, under the headline “50:50 by...
Marvel’s superhero adventure veers from boomingly serious to quirkily droll as Larson wages a vicious war against evil aliensThis latest tale from the Marvel cinematic universe takes us way back in time, many years before the great catastrophe shown in Avengers: Infinity War. We have...
PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4; CapcomHigh-octane challenges in this irresistible romp have resurrected an action series that’s been dormant for over a decadeDespite appearances, this frenetic, over-the-top action game about sexy demon hunters isn’t just another power fantasy. Instead, as you hack...
The Office creator is back with a new series about a grieving man who does whatever he wants“Agood day is when I don’t go around wanting to shoot random strangers in the face, and then turn the gun on myself,” says Tony,...
Lisa McGee’s comedy is that rare thing – a hysterical and moving show about life as an adolescent girl. And with a bus-load of Protestant lads pitching up, it shows no sign of fadingThe girls are back in town! The girls are...
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s audacious comedy returns with a family dinner from hell, a brawl and a hot, smoking priest. We should have knownIf you are a Fleabag devotee, you could only find yourself whispering in reverential awe as the opening episode seated our...
Soho Playhouse, New YorkThe witty, filthy, tragic one-woman show arrives stateside, with all its jagged edges still intact“I’m not obsessed with sex,” Phoebe Waller-Bridge says, with that funny, not funny half-smile. “I just can’t stop thinking about it.” Or talking about...
The life of the DJ is often presented as a utopia on screen. Can Idris Elba’s new show Turn Up Charlie buck the trend?Vacant-looking women in bikini tops. Huge fluffy mountains of cocaine. Pretty people gently rutting on a brightly lit dancefloor....

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