Sir Michael Gambon joins the cast of ITV’s Fearless

John Bishop, Robin Weigert, Jonathan Forbes and Wunmi Mosaku also Star in the new drama
 
As filming begins on Mammoth Screen’s legal conspiracy thriller, Fearless, ITV has announced that BAFTA winner Sir Michael Gambon will star alongside acclaimed lead actress, Helen McCrory, in the six part drama.
 
Actor and comedian John Bishop also joins the cast, along with Emmy nominee Robin Weigert (Jessica Jones), Jonathan Forbes (Catastrophe), Wunmi Mosaku (Dancing On The Edge) and Jamie Bamber (Marcella).
 
The brand new series follows Emma Banville (McCrory), a solicitor known for defending lost causes, as she investigates the killing of a schoolgirl in East Anglia and tries to free the man she thinks was wrongly convicted of the girl’s murder. However, as she digs ever deeper into the case, she begins to sense powerful forces, in the police and the intelligence services at home and abroad, who want to stop her uncovering the truth. 

ITV This Morning to supersize from screen to live show



ITV is to partner with Media 10 in a brand new live consumer show next spring.
 
Announced today, This Morning Live will be an all-new lifestyle exhibition offering guests the ultimate shopping experience, spanning four days at the NEC Birmingham from 18- 21 May 2017.
 
Featuring live appearances from members of the This Morning family including Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, the exhibition will feature all of the lifestyle elements associated with the award winning show.
 
From fashion and style, food and drink, home, gardening and pets, to beauty, health and wellbeing, This Morning Live promises to bring the essence of the much loved ITV Daytime show to life for viewers, offering something unique for every visitor.

Michael Bublé at the BBC



BBC One and BBC Music are proud to announce Michael Bublé at the BBC, a world exclusive 60 minute entertainment spectacular, hosted by Claudia Winkleman.

Accompanied by his band as well as a dazzling 30+ piece orchestra, Michael will be performing his classic hits and, for the first time on UK television, songs from his brand new album ‘Nobody But Me’. Filmed in front of a live studio audience at MediaCityUK in Salford, the multi-platinum record selling, Grammy Award winning Canadian artist will also be chatting to Claudia about his music, his new family and what inspires him – with a few surprises along the way.

Michael says: “I loved Adele at the BBC and I'm so excited and honoured to have been invited by the BBC to do my own show for them. I'm sure it will be a blast.”

Rhod Gilbert to host You're Fired and You're Hired



Welsh Comedian Rhod Gilbert has been announced as the new host of BBC Two’s You’re Fired and You’re Hired - the companion shows to The Apprentice.

Rhod will appear each week alongside a variety of business experts and celebrities to discuss the outgoing candidates’ performance. As with previous series You’re Fired will air immediately after The Apprentice on BBC Two.

Rhod Gilbert is one of the UK’s leading stand-up comedy talents. He has enjoyed many successful years as a star of television and radio and continues to uphold his esteemed reputation as a presenter, writer and first-class live performer.

Casting revealed for new Gold sitcom Henry IX

Charles Edwards heads up the cast ofGold's new series Henry IX, a three-part, single camera sitcom on a grand scale, set in the fictitious, contemporary court of Henry IX, King of the United Kingdom. Also making a welcome return to the world of comedy is Kara Tointon, while rounding out the rest of the main cast are Sally Phillips, Annette Crosbie, Colin Salmon, Don Warrington, Pippa Haywood, Gina Bellman and Robert Portal. Henry IX is scripted by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais and begins filming today.

Charles Edwards (Downton Abbey, Holy Flying Circus) plays Henry in a modern story of a forty-something man going through a mid-life crisis - except in this instance he's the King of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. At his side are Sally Phillips (Miranda,Smack The Pony, Bridget Jones) as his aloof wife Queen Katerina, Annette Crosby (One Foot In The Grave) as the King Mother Charlotte and Pippa Haywood (Brief Encounters,The Brittas Empire) as Prime Minister Gwen Oxlade, while Kara Tointon (EastEnders, Mr Selfridge) plays Serena, the Palace florist and potential love interest.