Vicky Mcclure

Suggest You Don't Watch 'The Replacement' If You're About To Take Maternity Leave

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘The Replacement’ “promises to do for maternity leave cover what Fatal Attraction did for adultery”, said the Daily Mail yesterday. There are ...

13 Female Stars Who Would Be Perfect To Take Over From Peter Capaldi In 'Doctor Who'

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

The news that Peter Capaldi has decided to step down from the lead role in ‘Doctor Who’ was met with sadness by fans, but the entertainment world ...

Why the Arts Should Embrace Dementia-Friendly Initiatives

Vicky McClure | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Vicky McClure

Sadly, I know from that personal experience that dementia is one of those illnesses that can be very scary for anybody, especially at the first stage of dementia when there's a state of confusion for everybody. So, I'm really glad the entertainment world is making such a fuss out of dementia because raising awareness is so important to people who have the condition, their carers and loved ones because there is still a stigma attached to it. Unfortunately, there doesn't appear to be a cure for dementia in sight so that means we've got to make sure that people living with dementia can live well in their communities.

Why Visit the East Midlands?

Olivia Tilley | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Olivia Tilley

Situated right in the middle of the country, the East Midlands has played host to an array of wonders from xylophone playing homeless people, to castles, to kings buried under car parks.

'This Is England' Stars Reunited For BBC Political Thriller

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Fresh from recent triumphs in dramas 'Marvellous' and 'The Girl' as well as his comedic turn in 'The Detectorists', Toby Jones will star in the BBC's ...

'This Is England': Where Are They Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

When Shane Meadows cast a group of young actors for his 2006 film ‘This Is England’, the recruits had no idea how successful the drama would go on...

Sound and Vision: Why Diversification Is the Name of the Music Game

Jason Holmes | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The public has grown sick at heart. It has grown bored, and in growing bored, has itself become boring, today incapable of expressing any idealism owing to its new-found impotency, borne of the satiation of its sensual needs.

Caroline Frost

'Line Of Duty' Star Found Love On Film Set | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Vicky McClure sounds bashful but happy when she’s talking about how she met her boyfriend Jonny Owen on the set of their film ‘Svengali’, in UK ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: 'Line Of Duty' - Did You See That One Coming? | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Line of Duty' came to its highly-anticipated end this week, with writer Jed Mercurio packing even more into the final episode than he had into the pr...

Choosing the Soundtrack for My Movie 'Svengali'

Jonny Owen | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jonny Owen

You see, when you make a film that's about rock 'n' roll, then you've set yourself a precedent. It has to be a great soundtrack... The perfect marriage that is pictures and sound working in a way that makes us what we are, human beings. With heightened feelings of love and the appreciation of beauty.

Caroline Frost

'Line Of Duty's Strongest Scene Yet - Can Tonight's Finale Match Up? | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Line of Duty’ finishes its second series tonight, with millions of viewers hanging on to see whether DI Denton (Keeley Hawes) or her former lover...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Line of Duty Episode 5 - Who's Framing Whom? | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

There was more waterboarding for DI Denton in this gripping fifth episode of 'Line of Duty', but all was not as it seemed, with the plot twisting on a...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Line Of Duty Episode 4 - Who's More Guilty? | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Line of Duty' got EVEN darker this week, as writer Jed Mercurio brilliantly balanced the brooding, stealthy interrogations of silver fox Deputy Chief...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: Line Of Duty Back And Even Better | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Anyone worrying that 'Line of Duty' wouldn't be able to repeat the success of its debut series, would hopefully have found their fears assuaged after,...

Caroline Frost

Martin Compston Back On Unpopular Duty | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

What do you do when the person you’re investigating is not just a police officer, but one of the most celebrated in the force? It’s a challeng...

Jonny Owen: The Brains Behind 'Svengali', Premiering at the Edinburgh Film Festival

Jason Holmes | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The film tells the story of Dixie (Jonny Owen), a postman from South Wales who all his life has dreamed of discovering a great band. One day, while surfing YouTube, he finds them: The Premature Congratulations. He hunts them down and offers them his management services.

Matthew Tucker

Rankin's Bid To Save British Film | Matthew Tucker | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Making' it in the film business has always been tough; productions are expensive, jobs are competitive. Add the double-dip recession, severe cuts in ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Is Line Of Duty The New Wire? | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

The plot thickened nicely in Line of Duty, BBC’s meaty police thriller about the apparently corrupt DCI Gates (Lennie James) and the colleagues clos...

Caroline Frost

TRUE LOVE REVIEW: David Tennant Does The Unthinkable | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

In a novel scheduling approach, the BBC has decided to serve up a dramatic quintet –30-minute vignettes all exploring the nature of True Love, with ...

This is England '88: Love, Friendship and the Frustration of Youth

Georgina Langford | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Georgina Langford

This is England and the subsequent series aren't entertainment. They are life-changing. Shane Meadows and his gang have created a piece of history with their efforts and made a significant impact on the lives of their viewers (yours truly included.)

Lacey Turner Joins Vicky McClure For A Love Drama

Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Former EastEnders star Lacey Turner and Bafta-winning actress Vicky McClure have been added to the cast of improvised BBC One dra...