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Staged: Tennant and Sheen Return for Season 3 Shockingly Soon
The new series of Staged, starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, launched on the Britbox streaming service this week in the UK, and I've been watching it with the good lady wife She was especially pleased to see Neil Gaiman in episode one, as she got to meet him earlier this year for the launch[...]
Yesterday, the third series of Staged dropped on the BritBox streaming app – but only in the UK It will be released in the US and other territories later and, indeed, will be available on the BBC at some point – but not quite yet, as people on social media are really rather keen to[...]
Neil Gaiman Is Not Talking About George RR Martin In Staged Series 3
Which may be why Staged Series 3 is now exclusive to BritBox in the UK for its third season. Staged series 3, BritBox There's no letup on the guests this year either, but because this is Bleeding Cool, we have one we'd like to focus on A certain Neil Gaiman, who wrote and served as showrunner of[...]
Staged: Tennant and Sheen Return for Season 3 Shockingly Soon
Staged, the hit sitcom featuring comically awful and insecure versions of David Tennant and Michael Sheen as they went crazy during Lockdown, will be returning for a third season, and shockingly soon – the new series will be dropping exclusively on Britbox UK on November 24th Hopefully it will also be on Britbox in the[...]
Inside No. 9:  BBC Renews Anthology Series for Two More Seasons
9 is streaming on the BBC iPlayer in the UK and Britbox in the US. Inside No 9, the wild and twisted Reece Shearsmith & Steve Pemberton anthology series has been renewed for two more seasons The seventh season just ended its current run on the BBC this week  Each series has 6 episodes, so there[...]
Staged: Tennant and Sheen Return in New Year’s Eve Special
Streaming service Britbox has released a New Year's special that may inadvertently turn out to be a very real harbinger of doom. "Staged New Year's Eve Special", Britbox, BBC Just when you thought it was all over, they come back for one more That was what we all thought when the 2nd series of Staged suddenly came[...]
Crime: Dougray Scott to Star in Irvine Welsh Cop Show for Britbox
The 6-part series will be available as a box set exclusively on streaming service BritBox Scott will play Detective Inspector Ray Lennox, Joanna Vanderham will play DS Amanda Drummond, Angela Griffin plays Trudi Lowe, Ken Stott will play Chief Superintendent Bob Toal and Jamie Sives will play Detective Inspector Dougie Gillman. "Crime" still courtesy of Britbox Crime looks like Welsh's stab at Tartan[...]
Spitting Image Returns To ITV For Halloween
It is a truth universally acknowledged that hardly anyone watches Spitting Image when it's on the subscription service BritBox and everyone watches it when they put it on the free-to-air network broadcast ITV And that's what they are doing for Halloween, just after it airs on BritBox. Spitting Image Returns To ITV For Halloween Series two has[...]
Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Olivia Colman Get Spitting Image Puppets
Spitting Image returns on September 11th to BritBox in the UK, with new puppets for Olivia Colman, Sajid Javid, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Tom Cruise, Tom Daley, Jess Phillips, Ariana Grande, Gary Lineker, Bill Gates, Ellen DeGeneres, and Raheem Sterling This adds to the existing cast of hundreds including Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, Cristiano Ronaldo, Prince Andrew,[...]
Spitting Image Hilariously Charts Dominic Cummings’ Rise and Fall
He singlehandedly destroyed public confidence in the UK government's messaging about the lockdown and isolating to control the pandemic. The Dominic Cummings puppet in "Spitting Image", Britbox As a result, you can probably lay the surge in infection rates across the UK ever since at his feet Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe also died from COVID on Friday[...]
Spitting Image, Britbox
Otherwise, it's only available on streaming service Britbox Those grotesque puppets are at it again, and Spitting Image is recreating their antics! It has what you would expect, a couple of sketches of Trump and the very grey Pence explaining how to steal the vote Jared is still a literal stiff whose head falls off[...]
Spitting Image: Watch New Episodes for Free on YouTube!
And it's on YouTube! Yes, that's right… YouTube! "Spitting Image" key art, Britbox Available only on the Britbox streaming service, the new episodes are now available a few days after the broadcast to stream on the official Spitting Image YouTube Channel As of this writing, all four episodes to date are available The 4th episode feels like[...]
Spitting Image To Air On ITV For One Night Only - US Election Night
It was announced today that the revived satirical puppet show Spitting Image will have two specials to cover all the key moments and circus around the 2020 US Election. Streaming exclusively on BritBox first thing on Saturday the 31st October, non-subscribers will have a one-off chance to watch the first, bonus episode of the special on ITV on[...]
All Spitting Image S01E01 Puppets From The Queen to  to Greta
Lots of folk who signed up for the free seven day trial of Britbox for the first episode os Spitting Image have had a look around the streaming TV service and, if they live in the UK, discovered most of the stuff they can already get on the BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, Netflix and[...]
All Spitting Image S01E01 Puppets From The Queen to Joe Biden to Greta
The new Spitting Image series has just landed on the Britbox streaming service (free 7 day trial, so if you sign up now you should be able to get two episodes before it starts costing you) As ever, it's a mixed bag when it comes to writing bit – as ever – the torrent of[...]
Spitting Image Gallery of Trump, Johnson, Kayne West, Putin And More
Spitting Image is returning to screen next month, courtesy of streaming site Britbox The popular satirical puppet show of the eighties and nineties was a scabrous, silly, saucy and downright salacious piece of polemic, in the spirit of Hogarth, Gilray, Scarfe and Bell And as modern day politics outstrip the extremes of the eighties, it[...]
Spitting Image Returns, Weekly, From October 3rd
The classic satirical puppet show Spitting Image will return to British screen from Saturday, the 3rd of October, running weekly for ten weeks, on new streaming service Britbox. It was announced earlier this year that celebrated Spitting Image co-creator Roger Law returned to head up the show's creative team, while Jeff Westbrook (The Simpsons, Futurama) is the[...]
John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
David Walliams and Matt Lucas' Little Britain and Come Fly With Me have been removed from Netflix, Britbox, and the BBC iPlayer. On Saturday, Walliams and Lucas issued an apology on Twitter: "Matt & I have both spoken publicly in recent years of our regret that we played characters of other races Once again we want[...]
Batwoman and Supergirl disagree on "Crisis on Infinite Earths", courtesy of The CW.
(BCTV) Little Britain Pulled By Netflix, BritBox, BBC iPlayer Over Blackface Little Britain Tops Amazon Charts After BBC Bans Streaming Netflix Pulls League Of Gentleman, Mighty Boosh, Still on BBC Player In light of the killing of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers and resulting protests across the country and around the world, a big, bright, and necessary[...]
A scene from Little Britain (Image: BBC).
During a time of global protest against the killing of George Floyd and to raise awareness of police brutality against the Black community, streamers Netflix, BBC iPlayer, and BritBox have removed BBC comedy series Little Britain from their services over the use of blackface in several sketches Netflix also dropped the follow-up series, airport mockumentary[...]
New Classic Who Is Coming To A Britbox Near You
Naturally, this generated a renewed interest in classic Doctor Who episodes, only for new fans to discover that there are more than 97 episodes for which no recordings can be found, mostly from the era of the first and second Doctors. The BBC and Britbox have teamed up to try and bring as many Classic Who[...]