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Josh O’Connor: Working with Olivia Colman is ‘peak’ of career

Josh O’Connor: Working with Olivia Colman is ‘peak’ of career

Josh O’Connor says working with Olivia Colman on ‘The Crown’ is the "peak" of his career. The 29-year-old actor – who portrays Prince Charles on the Netflix show – admitted it has been a special experience on set, and he insisted the 45-year-old Academy Award-winning star is incredibly grounded. He told ES Magazine: "Epic. I remember looking over and be... »

Josh O’Connor says first day on The Crown was ‘the hardest’

Josh O’Connor says first day on The Crown was ‘the hardest’

Josh O’Connor says his first day on the set of ‘The Crown’ was "the hardest" because he felt intimidated by the stellar cast. The 28-year-old actor – who portrays Prince Charles on the Netflix show – says day one of filming was "physically demanding" and he was starring alongside "incredible actors" such as Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Ca... »

The Durrells writer Simon Nye pleads for less violence on television

The Durrells writer Simon Nye pleads for less violence on television

‘The Durrells’ writer Simon Nye has pleaded for there to be less violence on television. The comedy scribe – who has also penned ‘Men Behaving Badly’ – thinks there should be more family- friendly shows pre-watershed, and has hit out at the "murder, rape and pillage" that can often be seen before 9pm. Simon issued a "plea to have more, for want of... »

Keeley Hawes: Durrells gets dark

Keeley Hawes: Durrells gets dark

Keeley Hawes has promised the final series of ‘The Durrells’ will be "dark". The ITV drama series will skip ahead from 1937 to 1939 for the fourth season and the episodes will see the family’s tranquil life on Corfu disrupted when World War II breaks out. Keeley – who plays Louisa Durrell – said: "It gets a little bit dark for the Durrells, which has al... »

Ellie Bamber wants to be ‘moved’ by the roles she takes on

Ellie Bamber wants to be ‘moved’ by the roles she takes on

Ellie Bamber just wants to be "moved" by her characters. The ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ actress has enjoyed a diverse career to date – since the festive Disney blockbuster came out she has starred in BBC’s dramatic adaptation of ‘Les Miserables’ – and she admitted she has a very simple criteria when it comes to choosing her projects. Sp... »

The Durrells returning for 4th series

The Durrells returning for 4th series

‘The Durrells’ has been re-commissioned for a fourth series. Keeley Hawes will reprise her role as matriarch Louisa Durrell for a brand-new six-part season of the ITV drama, which will see Josh O’Connor, Callum Woodhouse, Daisy Waterstone and Milo Parker return as her on-screen kids Larry, Leslie, Margo and Gerry. Victoria Fea, ITV’s senior drama commissioner, said: "&... »

Josh O’Connor to star in The Crown

Josh O’Connor to star in The Crown

Josh O’Connor will play Prince Charles in the next series of ‘The Crown’. ‘The Durrells’ actor has reportedly been lined up to portray the heir to the throne in the upcoming third and fourth seasons of the Netflix regal drama, the Daily Mail newspaper reports. However, Josh turns 28 later this month but the next series of ‘The Crown’ will cover the years 1... »

Anya Taylor-Joy is excited for both New Mutants and Glass

Anya Taylor-Joy is excited for both New Mutants and Glass

Anya Taylor-Joy thinks everyone should be excited about ‘New Mutants’ and ‘Glass’. The 21-year-old actress is reprising her role from ‘Split’ as Casey Cooke in the third movie in the ‘Glass’ trilogy, as well as starring as mutant Illya Rasputin in the ‘X-Men’ spin-off film ‘New Mutants’, and the actress said it was a "pri... »

Florence Pugh doesn’t think she’ll win the EE BAFTA Rising Star Award

Florence Pugh doesn’t think she’ll win the EE BAFTA Rising Star Award

Florence Pugh doesn’t think she will win this year’s EE BAFTA Rising Star Award. The 22-year-old actress – who starred in the highly acclaimed ‘Lady Macbeth’ – was nominated for the prestigious award at this year’s BAFTAs alongside the likes of Josh O’Connor, Timothee Chalamet, Daniel Kaluuya and Tessa Thompson, but Pugh already knows who she thinks ... »

Francis Lee never thought God’s Own Country would be an international success

Francis Lee never thought God’s Own Country would be an international success

Francis Lee never thought ‘God’s Own Country’ would resonate around the world. The filmmaker made his directorial debut with the LGBT coming-of-age movie, which has been nominated for Best British Film at this year’s BAFTA awards, but Lee knew he was making something special when he watched his leading men – Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu – in action. He... »

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