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TV News Roundup: ‘Late Late Show with James Corden’ Announces London Guests

TV News Roundup: ‘Late Late Show with James Corden’ Announces London Guests
In today’s roundup, “The Late Late Show” releases next week’s London lineup, and Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset” sets a Season 6 premiere date.

Specials

James Corden announced the lineup for “The Late Late Show’s” London broadcast next week. Corden will be joined in his home country by Nicole Kidman, David Beckham, Emily Blunt, Tom Cruise, Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson and Kit Harington. The show will broadcast from Central Hall Westminster at 12:37 a.m. Et/Pt on CBS from June 6 – 8. The late-night segment will also feature music from Harry Styles, Kings of Leon, and a new Carpool Karaoke with Sheeran.

Casting

Janelle Monae and Juno Temple will join the cast for an episode of Amazon’s “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams.” The episode titled “Autofac” is part of the upcoming 10-episode sci-fi anthology series. The stand-alone episodes are inspired by Philip K. Dick’s short series. Jay Paulson
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Great British Bake Off 2016 final – as it happened

Jane, Candice and Andrew are battling to win on the last ever BBC episode of Bake Off. Who will take the crown?

Candice Brown takes Great British Bake Off crown

9.34pm BST

Oh Candice Wins!

I‘m meant to make a bigger deal of that. But as discussed, I need the toilet very badly.

9.19pm BST

“Candice and Jane are planning a baking road trip together...”

Thelma And Genoise...

9.15pm BST

“If at first you don’t succeed, try another two times so that your failure is statistically significant”. Aratan this is magnificent, nihilistic-statistician’s advice. I like.

I’m gonna miss you people very much. I’ll just chuck that on the Gbbo sadness pile, which is already towering.

9.10pm BST

Smart move BBC, hooking us with that Sherlock trailer. Just when you thought you could have a little break from TV. Val as Moriarty is inspired, HCollider. Also
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‘London Road’ Exclusive Clip: British Serial Killer Musical Stars Tom Hardy As Singing Cab Driver

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‘London Road’ Exclusive Clip: British Serial Killer Musical Stars Tom Hardy As Singing Cab Driver
While Damien Chazelle’s latest musical “La La Land” has garnered universal acclaim when it premiered at Venice last week, another musical is currently making the rounds now. Rufus Norris’ “London Road” tells the story of the Ipswich community’s reaction to the 2006 Steve Wright killings of five sex workers in the area. Based on Adam Cork and Alecky Blythe 2011 musical of the same name, the film is a “verbatim musical,” using the exact words of the residents of London Road as “lyrics” and setting them to an innovative musical score inspired by their actual dialects and intonations. The film stars Olivia Colman (“Peep Show”), Anita Dobson (“EastEnders”), Tom Hardy (“Mad Max: Fury Road”), and more. Watch an exclusive clip from the film below.

Read More: ‘London Road’ Trailer: Tom Hardy Is a Singing Cab Driver In Real-Life Serial Murder Musical

The original musical had two sell-out runs at London
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Us trailer and poster for London Road starring Tom Hardy and Olivia Colman

A Us trailer and poster have arrived online for London Road, Rufus Norris’ film adaptation of the hit musical of the same name which stars Tom Hardy and Olivia Colman; check them out below…

London Road documents the events that shook Suffolk in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. The film follows the community who found themselves at the epicentre of the tragic events. Using their own words set to an innovative musical score, London Road tells a moving story of ordinary people coming together during the darkest of experiences.

London Road is set for release on September 9th in the States with a cast that includes Clare Burt, Rosalie Craig, Anita Dobson, James Doherty, Hal Fowler, Kate Fleetwood, Linzi Hateley,
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Tom Hardy in Official Us Trailer for Musical Adaptation 'London Road'

"So, we got together as a community... We just want to see an end, London Road getting back to being London Road." BBC Films has unveiled a new official Us trailer for the musical adaptation London Road, the big screen version of the musical that was a big hit on stages in London in 2011 and 2012. "Using their own words set to an innovative musical score, London Road tells a moving story of ordinary people coming together during the darkest of experiences." It's about a small town that was disturbed by a murderer, and the locals who wanted to tell their story. The cast features all the same people from the original stage show, including Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Anita Dobson, James Doherty, Kate Fleetwood and many others. This film already opened in the UK last year, but is just getting its Us release this fall. Take a look. Here's the
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BBC Worldwide North America Acquires Tom Hardy’s Action Drama London Road

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BBC Worldwide North America Acquires Tom Hardy’s Action Drama London Road
Tom Hardy is examining the tragedy of Ipswich in the upcoming mystery movie, ‘London Road,’ whose U.S. rights have been acquired by BBC Worldwide North America. The action movie, which is the film adaptation of the ground-breaking National Theatre play of the same name, is scheduled to be released in theaters in September. The musically-driven ‘London Road’ marks the feature film writing debut by Alecky Blythe, who also contributed to the lyrics of the project’s songs with Adam Cork. The movie was directed by ‘Broken’ helmer, Rufus Norris. In addition to Hardy, the mystery film features an ensemble cast that includes Olivia Colman and Anita Dobson. The drama also features [ Read More ]

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Tom Hardy Musical Thriller ‘London Road’ Nabbed by BBC Worldwide North America (Exclusive)

Tom Hardy Musical Thriller ‘London Road’ Nabbed by BBC Worldwide North America (Exclusive)
BBC Worldwide North America has acquired U.S. rights to the musical thriller “London Road,” starring Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman and Anita Dobson.

The film, directed by Rufus Norris and written by Adam Cork and Alecky Blythe, is based on the National Theatre musical of the same name about the 2006 Steven Wright killings in Ipswich. “London Road,” which screened in the City to City section of last year’s Toronto Film Festival, will hit theaters in September.

The movie also features the play’s original cast members, including Clare Burt, Rosalie Craig, James Doherty, Kate Fleetwood, Hal Fowler, Linzi Hateley, Nick Holder, Claire Moore, Michael Shaeffer, Nicola Sloane, Paul Thornley, Howard Ward and Duncan Wisbey.

The pic follows the residents of London Road, who struggle for years with frequent soliciting and curb-crawling on their street. When a local resident is convicted of a string of murders, the community grapples with
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EastEnders producer defends show's 'gruesome' Christmas reputation

Dominic Treadwell-Collins claims upbeat festive episodes do not work, and promises there will be ‘secrets, twists and surprises’ this year

EastEnders producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins has defended the soap’s reputation for “gruesome” Christmas episodes.

The BBC1 show gained its highest ever audience on Christmas Day 1987 when Den Watts (Leslie Grantham) served divorce papers on his wife Angie (Anita Dobson).

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London Road Movie Review

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London Road Movie Review
Title: London Road Director: Rufus Norris Starring: Olivia Colman, Anita Dobson, Tom Hardy, Rosalie Craig and Kate Fleetwood. ‘London Road’ documents the events that shook Suffolk in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five prostitutes. But the peculiarity of Rufus Norris’ mise en scène is that the account is sung. The film is based on the National Theatre British musical mystery thriller, which in turn is based on the interviews about the Steve Wright Killings. And yet the movie does not follow the conventional musical movie structure, but characters do sing their emotions and lines almost in a messy [ Read More ]

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Brian May loves watches Anita Dobson on Loose Women

Brian May is an avid viewer of 'Loose Women' when his wife Anita Dobson is on the panel. The Queen guitarist's spouse is a regular on the daytime talk show and Brian always makes an effort to support her and tune in to the ITV programme. Brian, 68, insists he doesn't care if Anita, 66, gives away embarrassing details of their home life together and actually gives her ''notes'' to help her during the topic discussions. Speaking at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards in London on Wednesday night (12.11.15), he told Bang Showbiz: ''I always try to see her on it,
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Craig Revel Horwood wants Simon Cowell on Strictly

Brian May is an avid viewer of 'Loose Women' when his wife Anita Dobson is on the panel. The Queen guitarist's spouse is a regular on the daytime talk show and Brian always makes an effort to support her and tune in to the ITV programme. Brian, 68, insists he doesn't care if Anita, 66, gives away embarrassing details of their home life together and actually gives her ''notes'' to help her during the topic discussions. Speaking at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards in London on Wednesday night (12.11.15), he told Bang Showbiz: ''I always try to see her on it,
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Win: London Road On DVD

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To celebrate the release of London Road, available to own on DVD from 5th October 2015, we are giving 3 lucky readers the chance to win a copy.

Hailed as a remarkable, ground-breaking work during two sell-out runs at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed feature film adaptation of London Road reunites the award-winning team, with a script by Alecky Blythe and music by Adam Cork, and directed by Rufus Norris (Broken).

With an ensemble cast that includes Olivia Colman, Kate Fleetwood, Anita Dobson and Tom Hardy, London Road documents the events that shook Suffolk in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street.

The film follows the community who found themselves at the epicentre of the tragic events, and is based
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'Loose Women' become Calendar girls

'Loose Women's' Andrea McLean and actress Anita Dobson have posed naked for the Women's Institute. The TV stars stripped off as part of a unique celebration for the organisation's 100th birthday and used a pair of tasty-looking buns each to hide their modesty. Talking about the shoot, Andrea - who is a regular panelist on the ITV daytime show - said: '' I tell you what, they didn't need considerably bigger buns when it came to me. A couple of Jammie Dodgers and it would have been fine! ''It was great fun though and Anita and I, we'd never worked together before and
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Loose Women stars go topless to recreate iconic Wi calendar shots, iced buns and all

Loose Women anchor Andrea McLean and guest panellist Anita Dobson have recreated the Women's Institute's iconic calendar shots with some strategically placed iced buns.

The pair have become ITV's very own Calendar Girls to celebrate the centenary of the Wi, with today's show marking its anniversary.

In another shot, TV presenter McLean and former EastEnders star Dobson can be seen protecting their modesty with a pair of Loose Women mugs.

The Women's Institute was created in Britain in 1915 in a bid to encourage more women to get involved in producing food during the First World War. Since then, it has become the largest voluntary women's organisation in the UK, and counts The Queen among its 212,000 members.

The naked photoshoot is based on a real-life charity fundraiser that was organised in 1999 and inspired by the tradition from the hidebound Woman's Institute association. It was immortalised in the 2003 comedy movie Calendar Girls,
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Win A BBC Comedy Bundle

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To celebrate the release of An Actor’s Life For Me, Hugh and I and Get Well Soon on DVD, we are giving 2 lucky WhatCulture readers the chance to win a bundle containing all three!

An Actor’s Life for Me is a British sitcom starring a stand out cast including John Gordon Sinclair (Gregory’s Girl), Victor Spinetti (A Hard Day’s Night and Gina McKee (Notting Hill). Written by The Vicar of Dibley’s co-writer Paul Mayhew Archer, and based on a hit Radio 4 series, it originally aired in 1991. Robert Neilson (Sinclair) is a struggling actor, desperate to hit the big time, however unrealistic his ambitions are and never quite achieves the dizzy heights he aspires to.

With the help of his incompetent agent Desmond Shaw (Spinetti), he tries to secure the romantic lead opposite Kim Basinger, attempts to play a corpse while suffering from a
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DVD Review – The Rise of the Krays (2015)

The Rise of the Krays, 2015.

Directed by Zackary Adler.

Starring Simon Cotton, Kevin Leslie, Phil Dunster, Nicola Stapleton, Danny Midwinter, Anita Dobson, Alan Mathis and James Weber Brown.

Synopsis:

London, 1961: Ronnie and Reggie Kray begin a reign of terror that would endure and define Londons East End for years to come. From protection rackets to members clubs, from brutal street brawls, arson via blackmail extending all the way up to the Cabinet Office, the Krays rained red on anyone who crossed them.

The real story of infamous London gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray will never fully be told in a film, mainly because the exploits of the twins have now passed into folklore and, as is the nature of most true crime stories, the truth has mainly been buried with most of the victims. 1990’s The Krays touched on most of the known stories surrounding the twins but the
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London Road to close San Sebastian by Amber Wilkinson - 2015-08-14 08:11:50

London Road will close San Sebastian Film Festival Photo: Courtesy of San Sebastian Film Festival Rufus Norris' London Road will close the 63rd San Sebastian Film Festival on September 26.

The film - which was released in the UK in June - is based on a screenplay by Alecky Blythe and music by Adam Cork and is a big-screen adaptation of the hit National Theatre musical of the same name.

It is based on the real-life murders Ipswich in 2006, when the bodies of five women were discovered and follows the psychological impact the crimes had on the community.

The ensemble cast includes includes Olivia Colman, Clare Burt, Rosalie Craig, Anita Dobson, James Doherty and Tom Hardy and original cast members from the stage show.

The official competition titles have already been announced and you can read more about the additional sections here....
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Rufus Norris' 'London Road' to close San Sebastian

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Rufus Norris' 'London Road' to close San Sebastian
Musical based around the 2006 Ipswich murders stars Olivia Colman and Tom Hardy.

The 63rd San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept 18-26) is to close with British film London Road.

The film, based on the stage musical of the same name, documents the events that shook the rural town of Ipswich in 2006, when the bodies of five women were discovered. The film follows the community that found itself at the epicentre of the tragic events.

Using their own words set to a musical score, the ensemble cast includes Olivia Colman, Tom Hardy, Anita Dobson and the entire original cast of the stage.

London Road, which will screen out of competition at San Sebastian, is directed by Rufus Norris, the artistic director of the National Theatre whose debut feature Broken opened Cannes Critics’ Week in 2012 and won Best British Independent Film at the BIFAs and Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Eye for Best International Film.

London Road is produced
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New marketing manager at Sharmill Films

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Film Victoria executive Jacinta Palmer has joined Sharmill Films as marketing manager, effective July 1.

Palmer succeeds Kate McCurdy, who has held the post for five years and is departing on June 30 to pursue new endeavours in the UK.

For the past year Palmer served as locations and production services officer at Film Victoria. The state agency is advertising to fill that position, with applications closing on July 7.

Before that she was commissioned content coordinator at ABC TV and programs administration and support officer at Film Vic. Earlier in her career she was festival coordinator at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival.

.Kate has been with Sharmill Films for five years and will be sadly missed,. said Sharmill Films founder Natalie Miller.. .She has been involved in all aspects of Sharmill activities including feature films and our extensive alternate content programs.

.Jacinta has strong skills in social media, copy writing and marketing.
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First look image and clip of Tom Hardy in London Road

Hailed as a remarkable, ground-breaking work during two sell-out runs at the National Theatre, director Rufus Norris’ (Broken) feature film adaptation of London Road is set to arrive in cinemas next week, and a first look image and clip has arrived online featuring Tom Hardy as Mark the Taxi Driver. Check them out here…

London Road documents the events that shook Suffolk in 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. The film follows the community who found themselves at the epicentre of the tragic events. Using their own words set to an innovative musical score, London Road tells a moving story of ordinary people coming together during the darkest of experiences.

London Road premieres on June 9th via Nt Live and is
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