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David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, and Charles Dance Join Cast of 'Hang Ups'

The six-episode series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Richard Pitt, a therapist at a personal and professional crossroads who begins treating patients via webcam. David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) and Jessica Hynes (W1A) are just some of the actors lined-up to appear before Pitt's camera.After his regular practice collapses, Pitt takes his practice[...]

The Magic And Mystery Of Houdini And Doyle

As for the feel, it comes across as almost a step-brother to the Guy Ritchie Sherlock Holmes films.Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) is at the point in his life that he's killed of his beloved character and can't seem to move on But his literary work aside, the man is desperate to prove the supernatural[...]

Building The World Of Houdini & Doyle

Tonight is the premiere of the new Fox series Houdini & Doyle based loosely on the real life relationship between author Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and escape artist Harry Houdini (Michael Weston). At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and[...]

Houdini & Doyle: An Inside Look

A new mystery / occult series focused on cases being investigated by Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and Harry Houdini (Michael Weston) It's a British-Canadian television drama created by David Hoselton and David Titcher The series debuted in England on March 13th but is making it's U.S premier on May 2nd.Here we have an inside[...]

Houdini & Doyle Find Their Leads

The series, created by David Hoselton (House) and David Ticher (The Librarians), is inspired by the real life friendship of magician and escape artist Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.The series has cast Michael Weston (House) as Houdini, Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Doyle and Rebecca Liddiard (Man Seeking Woman) as Constable Adelaide Stratton[...]

Trailer For The Hunt For Tony Blair, The New "Comic Strip Presents…"

At least, many of them - and with a few new recruits plucked from the ranks of The Inbetweeners, Green Wing and other recent Channel 4 hits.I told you more about the show back in the summer, and ran this tidy little press release at that time too: Prime Minister Tony Blair (Stephen Mangan) is wanted[...]

Dirk Gently Getting A Full Series After Pilot Went Down Well

He's been adapted by Misfits writer Howard Overman and actor Stephen Mangan into a new something that fans seem pretty much pleased with.Here's Overman: I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to write more episodes of Dirk and look forward to seeing where his unique detective methodology and perspective on life takes me. Which seems to suggest he'll[...]

First Trailer For The BBC's Dirk Gently

Oh. Hmmm. Okay. Here's the first 30 second trailer for the Howard Overman-scripted first TV outing for Douglas Adams' Holisitc Detective, Dirk Gently. Maybe the whole thing will work. It's on next Thursday, December 16th, on BBC4 and BBC HD. Thanks to Blastr for the trailer tip-off.