Reece Shearsmith

Pemberton & Gatiss join Good Omens

Steve Pemberton and Mark Gatiss have joined the cast of Good Omens.  Steve and Mark will be taking on the roles of mysterious book-buyers Harmony and Glozier. With this casting news, they’re following in the footsteps of their fellow The League of Gentlemen star Reece Shearsmith, who was [...]

February 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

BBC orders more Inside No. 9

Brilliant news! BBC Two has commissioned a fifth series of Inside No. 9 to air in 2019. This year, Inside No. 9 scooped the Writers’ Guild Award for the Best TV Situation Comedy and was also crowned Comedy Of The Year and Best TV Comedy Drama 2017 in the Comedy.co.uk Awards, adding to an [...]

February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Pre-order Inside No. 9 Series 4

The fourth series of Inside No. 9, currently airing on BBC Two, is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray. With six brand new episodes – Zanzibar, Bernie Clifton’s Dressing Room, Once Removed, To Have and To Hold, And the Winner Is… and Tempting Fate – Reece [...]

January 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Blood on Satan’s Claw Release

The Blood on Satan’s Claw, starring Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss, is now available on Audible. Seventeenth-century England, and a plough uncovers a grisly skull in the furrows of a farmer’s field. The skull disappears, but its malefic influence begins to work in insidious ways upon [...]

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Writers’ Guild Award Winners

Inside No. 9, Sarah Kendall and Marek Larwood are among the winners of the 2018 Writers’ Guild Awards. At the ceremony presented by Vicki Pepperdine, the award for Best TV Situation Comedy went to Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton for Inside No. 9 episode ‘The Bill’. Sarah [...]

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Preview: Inside No. 9 Series 4

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton’s Inside No. 9 returns to BBC Two for its fourth series on Tuesday 2nd January. Here’s a spoiler-free review from Sophie who has seen episodes 1-4 of the new series… After taking us inside various houses and flats over the past few years, [...]

December 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Preview: The League of Gentlemen Specials

The League of Gentlemen return with three anniversary specials next week, and TVO has been lucky enough to take a sneaky peek at the first two instalments. Fifteen years after the third series, twelve since their movie spin-off and final UK tour together – is it worth the wait and deserving [...]

December 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Buy your onions! Christmas gift ideas from TVO…

Christmas is now only two weeks away, and that means one of two things: you’re either already sorted for present-buying this year, or you’ve got a stressful fortnight ahead. Well, if you’re in the latter camp, we’ve got you covered, as 2017 has been a bumper year for great [...]

December 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

First look at Inside No. 9 series 4

Inside No. 9 returns to BBC Two on Tuesday 2nd January and some preview images have now been released. Above is the cast image for opening episode ‘Zanzibar’ which all takes place on floor 9 of a hotel. Along with Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, the cast includes Rory Kinnear, [...]

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2017

The festive season is upon us and there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the tellybox. Here’s our roundup of this year’s most essential Christmas viewing… Taskmaster: Champion of Champions Wednesday 13th and Wednesday 20th December at 9pm, Dave Taskmaster series 5 champion Bob [...]

December 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

League of Gentlemen screenings in the North

The first of The League of Gentlemen‘s three new episodes will be screened in Hartlepool and York in December. The BBC is holding a screening at Hartlepool Town Hall on 14th December at 8.30pm and another at The Guild Hall in York on 15th December 15th at 8.30pm. They are also holding [...]

November 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hangmen in the US

Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen is going to the US, with Reece Shearsmith reprising his role as Syd. The acclaimed play – a dark comedy about a hangman managing an Oldham pub in the 1960s – ran at the Royal Court Theatre in London in late 2015, followed by a run at the Wyndham’s [...]

October 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Reece and Steve on the Adam Buxton Podcast

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton are guests on the latest episode of The Adam Buxton Podcast. The episode was recorded live at the London Podcast festival last month. In their conversation with Adam, the duo discuss The League of Gentlemen without revealing much about the upcoming Christmas [...]

October 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Inside No. 9 Preview at the BFI

Two episodes from Inside No. 9‘s upcoming fourth series will be screened at the BFI Southbank on Monday 30th October. The two brand new episodes will be followed by a Q&A with Inside No. 9‘s writers/stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton plus producer Adam Tandy. Here are [...]

September 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

League of Gentlemen Update

A few more details have been revealed about the upcoming new episodes of The League of Gentlemen. The three 20th anniversary specials will begin filming next month in Manchester and the Peak District. Along with Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson, Steve Bendelack is [...]

August 26, 2017 // 1 Comment

League of Gentlemen return confirmed

BBC Two has confirmed that The League Of Gentlemen will be back on screen later this year for three special episodes, commemorating the 20th anniversary of their debut on BBC Radio. Patrick Holland, Controller of BBC Two, made the announcement today at the Edinburgh TV Festival. In the short [...]

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Final Wish from League of Gentlemen Fan

A rather unusual floral tribute was spotted in the back of a hearse yesterday in Carlisle. A confused passer by photographed the vehicle, only to discover that the flower arrangement was an unusal  last request from the chap whose funeral it was, who was a League of Gentlemen fan. Spotted in [...]

July 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Blood On Satan’s Claw

Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss and Alice Lowe star in a new audio adaptation of classic 1971 horror film The Blood on Satan’s Claw. In addition to Shearsmith, Gatiss and Lowe, the cast of the new adaptation includes John Heffernan, Ralph Ineson, Philip Hill-Pearson and star of the original [...]

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments