Posts tagged with "Russell Tovey"

The End of BBC3? Tony Hall to Axe “Youth” Channel

The End of BBC3? Tony Hall to Axe “Youth” Channel
Following reports of its proposed closure by BBC Director General Tony Hall, BBC News has now announced that BBC3 will soon no longer operate as a broadcast television channel. In theory, even once the channel has been axed completely, its usual output will remain available online. However, a reduction in funding and media platforms for the channel specifically designed to nurture emerging talent could make a huge difference to the BBC’s approach... 

Being Human 5th series confirmed!

Being Human 5th series confirmed!
Following the gripping finale of Being Human’s fourth series yesterday, the BBC have confirmed that a fifth series will air in 2013. The BBC Three twitter account posted the following tweet confirming the news: “**EXCITING NEWS** #BeingHuman WILL return for a fifth series!! @bbcbeinghuman” The official Being Human Twitter account later posted: “There will be a 5th series of #beinghuman – how bloody amazing! Happy dance!” No... 

Being Human episode one preview clip released

Being Human episode one preview clip released
With series four of Being Human airing on our screens in two days time, the BBC have released a preview clip to whet our appetites that little bit more. The clip features George and Tom as they’re about to attack what appears to be a vampire hideout just minutes away from their transformations. George seems much tougher than in previous series’, taking charge of the situation and not even screaming when feeling his transformation –... 

Being Human series 4 Launch Trailer released!

Being Human series 4 Launch Trailer released!
The BBC have today released a launch trailer for the fourth series of their supernatural drama, Being Human. The trailer features Hal (Damien Molony), a 500-year-old vampire who will be joining the regular characters in the series. Also featured are familiars George and Annie, and returning character, Tom McNair. From the trailer it appears that the loss of Mitchell and anger of “the old ones” has caused a war to begin amongst the vampires... 

Being Human Series Four prequel released, old friends lost and new blood gained.

Being Human Series Four prequel released, old friends lost and new blood gained.
The BBC have released a prequel video for the upcoming fourth season of their supernatural drama, Being Human. The almost six minute long prequel video shows us what appears to be the turning point in the life of new character, Hal (Damien Molony), a vampire who has been alive for almost 500 years. The BBC have also revealed that Sinead Keenan, who played the werewolf Nina in the hit show, has decided that “her Being Human journey had come... 

Russell Tovey leaves Being Human

Russell Tovey leaves Being Human
Russell Tovey has announced today on Twitter that he will be leaving his role in Being Human. Speaking on Twitter, the actor behind werewolf George Sands in the BBC3 cult hit said: “Hey my lovely witty’s, you may or may not know by now, but I am leaving Being Human officially.. Thought you should all know… Im sorry x“ This comes while fans are still upset over Aidan Turner’s (Mitchell) departure from the show at the... 

‘The Woman’ is cast in BBC’s Sherlock and other series news

‘The Woman’ is cast in BBC’s Sherlock and other series news
To Sherlock Holmes she was always the Woman. “I seldom heard him mention her under any other name”, claimed Doctor John Watson but this week the actress due to play the Woman was finally given a name, Lara Pulver. Most famous for her role in True Blood, Lara Pulver will play the infamous Irene Adler in the BBC’s hugely successful adaptation Sherlock. The Woman, despite appearing in only one Sherlock Holmes adventure, is almost as... 

Russell Tovey to star in Sherlock

Russell Tovey to star in Sherlock
Russell Tovey is by no means a stranger to the BBC thanks to a variety of roles in popular shows including the award-winning comedy drama Gavin and Stacey, “anti-romantic comedy” Him & Her, and supernatural drama Being Human. The actor’s latest part sees him enter the world of Sherlock alongside the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) and Martin Freeman (Watson). He stars as Henry – a man who recruits the detective... 

The MCM Buzz’s Road To London Expo: Being Human Interview

The MCM Buzz’s Road To London Expo: Being Human Interview
As part of the build up to this weekend’s London MCM Expo and the MCM Buzz’s forthcoming coverage of London’s answer to Comic-Con, The MCM Buzz is proud to bring you an exclusive series of exclusive video interviews.  The first of these interviews features Russell Tovey and Sinead Keenan stars of the hit BBC 3 series, Being Human.  In this interview with MCM Buzz editor and MCM Expo presenter, Stuart Claw, Russell and Sinead talk about their... 

Russell Tovey To Attend Memorabilia This March

Russell Tovey To Attend Memorabilia This March
Russell as George in Being Human Following our last report on the next MCM Expo Group event, Memorabilia, it has been announced that another Being Human star, Russell Tovey, will now be attending the event. Russell who plays Werewolf George in the hit BBC series, will also be familiar to fans of Doctor Who, Ashes to Ashes and Gavin and Stacey. He will be joining his fellow Being Human star Sinead Keenan (Nina) on the Saturday only and fans will... 
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