Posts From Dominic Knight

Murphy joins Sky One

Stuart Murphy, former controller of BBC Three, has been appointed as Richard Woolfe’s successor as director of programming at Sky One. MediaGuardian are reporting that Stuart Murphy has been appointed as director of programmes at Sky One. Murphy replaces outgoing director Richard Woolfe who is leaving Sky One to head up Channel Five. Murphy was an earlier contender for the role but ruled himself out as he was under contract

Two Casualty characters to leave

It’s been revealed that Casualty, the long running BBC drama series, will see the departure of two characters in March. According to Casualty fan-site Holby.tv two characters are set to bow out of Casualty next month. Actresses Janine Mellor and Ivana Basic have both decided to leave the medical drama and will last be seen on-screen towards the end of March. Actress Janine Mellor has played Nurse Kelsey since the

Actresses Cast For Ab Fab Re-Make

Two American actresses have been cast for the US remake of the hit British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous. Read on for more. Crossing Jordan star Kathryn Hahn and Third Rock From The Sun actress Kristen Johnson are to take on the lead roles in the stateside version of Absolutely Fabulous it has been confirmed. Hahn will play the role of Edina Monsoon portrayed in the UK version of the hit sitcom

Calvin ready for revenge as he wages war on Warren

Hollyoaks proves that sleeping dogs definitely don’t lie as Calvin (Ricky Whittle) is left floored when Nige (Sam Townend) comes back from the dead. All this time, Nige has quietly been living off Warren’s (Jamie Lomas) bribes. However when funds run dry, he ignores Warren’s warning to keep away from the village leading to Calvin’s jaw-dropping discovery. Following months of horror believing that he killed his sister’s drug dealer Calvin

Upmarket Art For Corrie

Coronation Street is going upmarket with Corner Shop owner Dev Alahan and his new lady-friend Tara Mandal opening their own art gallery. Unlikely artist Bill Webster is the first to be signed up to create work for the new gallery. The soap character Tara, and plank of wood Dev, plan to sell posh paintings according to The Sun. They report Dev comments: “The only thing we need do now is

Former Crossroads actress joins Murder Series

Actress Belinda Everett, who appeared in ITV’s revival of Crossroads in 2002, will join the cast of ITV’s drama series Blue Murder when it returns for a fifth season later this year. ITV has released details of the forthcoming fifth season of Blue Murder which stars Caroline Quentin and former Casualty actor Ian Kelsey. Joining the cast of the fifth season is former Crossroads actress Belinda Everett who played environmental

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? – Take Her To Bed

Just when you thought it was safe to watch Coronation Street again its been reported today that Maria Connor and arch rival Tony ‘Evil’ Gordon are to become lovers. The Sun reports that ‘love blooms’ between the odd couple after the departure of Carla. Later she begins to think her campaign against Tony to prove he ordered Liam’s hit-and-run murder is misplaced. The Granada insider told the newspaper: “The writers

Word on the Web: Corrie’s Windass Family

The Windass family have certainly made their presence felt on the street but is that a good thing? Are you fans of the latest arrivals to the cobbles of Weatherfield? Do you think the Windass’ are a great addition to Coronation Street? Or maybe you can’t stand them? Maybe you think they are the latest in a long-line of poor families introduced by Coronation Street? Whatever your opinions on the

Ramsay Return for ‘Troubled’ Neighbours

Australian television sources report that Neighbours producers could be about to introduce a new generation of the Ramsay family. In what appears to be an attempt to take the show back to its high rating days of the 1980s current bosses at the Five aired soap are bringing back one of the original families – in surname only. Back in the early days the Ramsay and Robinson families were the