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Staged: Tennant and Sheen Return for Season 3 Shockingly Soon
David Tennent and Michael Sheen are back for a third series of Staged along with their partners and family members, and writer Simon Evans for the last time, pinky-swear… if you can believe them. "Staged" Season 3 key art: Britbox UK The first series of Staged, which came during the darkest moments of Lockdown, was lightning in[...]
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
The third series of Staged, the comedy series that started in lockdown starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen, drops today Again, playing versions of themselves trapped in a toxic friendship with the show's real-life writer/director Simon Evans The previous two series of Staged were big hits for the BBC, with relatively low production costs over lockdown,[...]
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[...]
Staged: Tennant and Sheen Return in New Year’s Eve Special
Staged is back The lockdown meta sitcom featuring David Tennant and Michael Sheen and their respective (and far more sane and sensible) spouses Georgia Tennant and Anna Lundberg are back Well, sort of Streaming service Britbox has released a New Year's special that may inadvertently turn out to be a very real harbinger of doom. "Staged[...]
Staged Star Michael Sheen Joins National Thank You Day Campaign
Michael Sheen, star of Good Omen, Staged and Prodigal Son, tweeted a video on Tuesday announcing he would be joining in "Thank You Day" on Sunday, July 4, this year National Thank You Day in the UK is a call to thank and celebrate the people who helped everyone get through COVID as the United[...]
Staged 1592: Tennant and Sheen Still at it in Red Nose Day Special
Michael Sheen and David Tennant returned for a special segment of Staged for Comic Relief Red Nose Day this evening on BBC One in the UK Yup, they're still at it Staged 1592 features William Shakespeare (Tennant) and Christopher Marlowe (Sheen) in lockdown gossiping and bitching about being asked to write a sonnet or poem[...]
Prodigal Son: Michael Sheen Recovering from COVID; S02 Prod Continues
Prodigal Son and Staged star Michael Sheen took to Twitter to reveal that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and that he's been recovering over the "last few weeks." Production on the second season of the hit FOX series has not been impacted and continues uninterrupted, with reports that Sheen did not contract the virus[...]
Staged Series 2 Ep 8: At the Endgame, it’s All About Friendship
Staged Series 2 has reached its endgame It's been a rollercoaster of bad faith, bad decisions, and really bad behavior on the parts of David Tennant and Michael Sheen, or at least their fictional avatars The fight over the casting of the US network remake of the show is over David and Michael were never[...]
Staged Series 2 Ep07: A Truly Twisted Climax in the Shadow of Fleabag
It's a new dawn in Staged – David Tennant and Michael Sheen are getting along again The air between them has cleared after their extended therapy sessions with the actors who were reading to play them in the US network remake of the show David is buoyed by his TV job being on again The[...]
Staged Series 2 Ep 5: Tennant and Sheen’s Hell is Other Actors
The guys are falling apart in this action-packed (not!) episode of Staged Lockdown does this to people David Tennant is lying on his couch and boring the crap out of Michael Sheen in an unofficial therapy season These two are the last guys who should ever act as therapists for each other We get to[...]
Staged 2 Episode 2: Now the Story - and Comedy - Truly Begins
The first episode of Staged Series 2 was merely a prelude to the coming chaos Now the story truly begins Creator, writer, and director Simon Davis has sold the rights to a US network and is writing the pilot He tells Nina Sosonya that she would be back playing the same role as she did[...]
Staged Returns to a Different World, a Different Mood
Staged is arguably the most successful lockdown TV series It was conceived, shot, and broadcast during the lockdown It was so popular that a second series was almost immediately greenlit That was written and shot when lockdown in the UK was eased, then ironically premiered on the eve when a second lockdown was declared because[...]
Staged Returns to a Different World, a Different Mood
David Tennant and Michael Sheen are back as shambolic, bitchy, petty, and insecure versions of themselves in the second series of Staged, mere months after the first season run Staged is probably the most successful TV show to be based in the lockdown, written, shot, and broadcast very quickly during the first lockdown in the[...]
Staged: BBC One - Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 of 2020 (Image: BBC)
A series that found a way to reflect our current pandemic times while still giving viewers a moment to smile was Simon Evans and Phin Glynn's Staged. Premiering on BBC One in June 2020, the series used video-conferencing technology to offer viewers "meta fictionalized" versions of Michael Sheen (Prodigal Son) and David Tennant (Doctor Who) as they[...]
Michael Sheen and David Tennant in "Staged", BBC Studios
Staged is probably the one truly successful new BBC TV series pitched, produced, and about the lockdown Its premise is simple: it follows actors David Tennant and Michael Sheen in lockdown as they bicker and fail to get on with rehearsing a play through zoom It's the kind of show only the BBC would make[...]
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The latest entry in this fascinating new cultural phenomenon is Staged, a BBC One sitcom that reunites Michael Sheen and David Tennant for the first time since the TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Good Omens. Programme Name: Staged – TX: n/a – Episode: n/a (No n/a) – Picture Shows: David Tennant, Michael Sheen – (C) GCB[...]
Samuel Jackson Joins David Tennant and Michael Sheen in BBC's Staged
Staged is the new BBC TV comedy filmed in lockdown about the two actors David Tennant and Michael Sheen (playing themselves) starting rehearsing a new production of the classic play Six Characters In Search Of An Author It doesn't go that well. The show also has David's partner Georgia Moffett playing herself as well, and a[...]