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A chance to look back at some of the items about our artists that have made the news page.


  • April
  • Clifford Samuel on stage  in 'Don't Sleep There Are Snakes'
  • Clifford Samuel on stage in 'Don't Sleep There Are Snakes'

    Daniel Everett, a linguist and missionary, is sent into the jungle with a clear purpose: to learn their language and convert them to Christianity. 

    But as he struggles to communicate, he uncovers a culture like nothing he’s ever imagined.  What he discovers blows apart modern linguistic theory, forcing him to question his faith and his understanding of what it means to be human.

    At The Park Theatre until 23 April

     

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  • Johnny behind the wheel in Drive
  • Johnny behind the wheel in Drive

    Johnny joins other celebrities in ITV's new car show 'Drive'. Each episode sees the contenders face a different challenge with the slowest drivers facing a Night Race to see who stays in the competition.

    Starts 5th April, 9pm ITV

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  • Shai Matheson in Corrie!
  • Shai Matheson in Corrie!

    Shai plays mystery man Pablo, who turns up with Maria when she comes back from Cyprus. Her current boyfriend, Luke, arrives with flowers to find the two having lunch together. But is that all they are sharing?.... that's set the cat amongst the pigeons and no mistake.

    13th April ITV

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  • Anthony Flanagan in The People Next Door
  • Anthony Flanagan in The People Next Door

    When a young couple move into their new house, their excitement is soon tempered by the disturbing sounds they hear coming from next door. There are a number of suspicious characters, Dennis for one - father of the family next door, played by Anthony Flanagan.

    April 6th Channel 4 9pm

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  • OFFICE CLOSED FROM 1PM ON WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY
  • OFFICE CLOSED FROM 1PM ON WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY

    Please note that our office will be closed for training from 1.00 on Wednesday 4th May. For anything urgent please call 07793 802154

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  • Matthew Jure narrates Battlechefs!
  • Matthew Jure narrates Battlechefs!

    Matthew narrates a brand new, unique cooking competition sees 10 amateur celebrity chefs board a cruise ship and take it in turns to command the kitchen. Their talents will be judged by British celebrity chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White

    Starts Monday 4th April on Watch

     

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  • March
  • Hobsons artists in Bafta nominated shows
  • Hobsons artists in Bafta nominated shows

    Bafta fans might be interested to know that some of the shows nominated for this year's awards feature some of Hobsons finest:

    Tom Goodman Hill in Humans

    Bernard Hill in Wolf Hall

    Cush Jumbo in The Good Wife

    Good luck to everyone involved!

     

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  • Peter McDonald on TV
  • Peter McDonald on TV

    Peter plays Leo Durridge; a man struggling to come to terms with the death of his daughter who died whilst in the care of his brother Rafe. When Rafe's body is washed up by the River Tweed it looks like a tragic drowning accident. Except that it isn't....

    On Thursday 3rd March, 9pm BBC2

    He is also in Thirteen on BBC3, playing nasty piece of work, Mark White.

    BBC iPlayer

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  • February
  • Tom Goodman-Hill at Hampstead Theatre
  • Tom Goodman-Hill at Hampstead Theatre
  • Tom Goodman-Hill at Hampstead Theatre

    Tom is back on stage and plays Howie Corbett in David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a suburban couple whose lives are turned upside down and leaves them drifting apart. They must find a way back to each other whilst the rest of their family tries to bridge the gap.

    At Hampstead Theatre until 5th March

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  • Johnny Vegas and Selina Griffiths in Benidorm
  • Johnny Vegas and Selina Griffiths in Benidorm
  • Johnny Vegas and Selina Griffiths in Benidorm

    Johnny is back in Benidorm as quiz whizz 'The Oracle' and Selina plays hopeless drunk Pauline.

    If you missed it, it's available on ITV player

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  • January
  • Hobsonites in Dickensian
  • Hobsonites in Dickensian
  • Hobsonites in Dickensian

    Dickens fans watch out for Mr Richard Ridings as Mr Bumble and sporting a rather fine pair of chops. And you can also see Mr Chris Fairbank as Silas Wegg, proprietor of the Three Cripples pub (no chops sported).

    Wednesdays at 8pm BBC1

     

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  • Sue Elliott Nicholls back on the box
  • Sue Elliott Nicholls back on the box

    You may have heard that Tracey Ullman is back on our screens, for the first time in 30 odd years, with a new sketch show, and the multi-talented Sue Elliott Nicholls is in it playing various characters. See if you can spot her!

    Mondays 10.45pm on BBC1

     

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  • Towels and hot water at the ready!
  • Towels and hot water at the ready!

    Yes, Call the Midwife is back and Bryony Hannah is midwife turned nun-cum-midwife, Sister Mary Cynthia.

    Starts Sunday 17th January, 8pm BBC 1

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  • Dermot O'Leary is high octane stuff...
  • Dermot O'Leary is high octane stuff...

    Petrolheads will like this one; Dermot presents a new show 'The Getaway Car'. He gives people the chance to find out how good a driver they are in a series of driving and quiz challenges. The best go on to face The Stig.

    Starts Saturday 16th January 6.50pm on BBC1

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  • Tom Stourton is terrible...
  • Tom Stourton is terrible...

    ...it's back! Siblings that is. Tom plays Dan; general all round terrible person and brother to Hannah. The duo cause misery and mayhem to all who cross their path.

    Mondays 10.30pm BBC3

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  • Dean Lennox Kelly narrates 10,000 b.c.
  • Dean Lennox Kelly narrates 10,000 b.c.

    Reality show fans can hear Dean's dulcets on 10,000 bc: Two Tribes. The programme follows the contestants trying to survive in the wilds of Bulgaria, hunting and foraging for food in Stone Age conditions.

    Starts Wednesday 20th January, 10pm on Channel 5

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