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10 Movies You Must See in March

Our guide to the most exciting movies coming to UK/ROI cinemas in March. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: UK, Movies, The Movie Waffler


BBC Radio Ulster announces new breakfast show

5 Live’s Sarah Brett and BBC Washington Correspondent Chris Buckler are both heading back to Belfast to present Radio Ulster’s new breakfast show from April. They will replace Noel Thompson and Karen Patterson, who announced in November that they were leaving the Good Morning Ulster programme. Sarah previously spent a decade at BBC Radio Foyle and Radio Ulster, before joining 5 Live in 2014 where she currently hosts the weeknight show from 10.30pm to 1am. She grew up in Donegal and studied jo...
Tags: Europe, UK, Washington, US, Bbc, Radio, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Belfast, North America, Station, Donald Trump, Sarah, Chris, Citybeat, Londonderry


John Pienaar joins Times Radio for Drive Time

BBC’s Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar is joining new digital station Times Radio to present the Drive Time show. John has been at the BBC for 28 years, and was previously a newspaper journalist. NewsUK says his new Drive Time show on Times Radio will ‘deal with the issues of the day in Westminster and beyond’. Personal news: after nearly three decades at the BBC I am leaving to join the soon-to-be-launched Times Radio as Drive Time presenter. 1/2 — John Pienaar (@JPonpolitics) February...
Tags: UK, Top, Bbc, Industry, Radio, John, Alerts, Pienaar, Stig Abell, Liam Fisher, John Pienaar, RadioToday Programme, Newsuk, Heidi Dawson, Times Radio, Times Radio Launch


Disney’s Queen of Katwe Star Nikita Pearl Waligwa Dies at 15 of Brain Tumor

Nikita Pearl Waligwa, a young actress who starred in Disney’s Queen of Katwe—a film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum—has died at the age of 15 from a brain tumor. According to Ugandan media reports (via UK’s Mirror), Nikita passed away on Saturday (Feb. 15) at TMR International Hospital in Naalya, Kampala. Nikita played the role of Gloria in Queen of Katwe, a 2016 Disney film based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, who started playing chess at the young age of 9 despite not being in s...
Tags: UK, Movies, News, India, Disney, World news, Uganda, Pop Culture, Jazz, David Oyelowo, Queen Of Katwe, Lupita Nyong, Gloria, Katwe, Mira Nair, Phiona Mutesi


James Bond is Licensed to Kill in No Time to Die NBA All-Star TV Spot

BEGIN SLIDESHOW James Bond is Licensed to Kill in No Time to Die NBA All-Star TV Spot Those tuning in to the NBA All-Star events on Saturday were given a fun treat: a TV spot for the upcoming James Bond flick No Time to Die. And, yeah, it’s pretty great. Check it out in the player below! Confirmed cast members returning for the film include Daniel Craig reprising his iconic role as James Bond for the last time, Ralph Fiennes as M, Lea Seydoux (Spectre), Naomie Harris as Moneypenny, Ben ...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, US, Nba, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, 007, Jeffrey Wright, Universal Pictures, NBA All Star, Tanner, Rory Kinnear, Eon Productions, Movie News


‘And Then We Danced’ Director Levan Akin on when a movie gets you death threats

Director Levan Akin on set with Levan Gelbakhiani “Can we sit outside? I need to smoke.” Levan Akin makes the request when we greet him outside a bookstore in Park City, Utah. The two of us find a cafe table nearby overlooking the street, where we watch a light powdering of snow begin to fall as the mid-week lull of the Sundance Film Festival begins. Normally we might object to Akin smoking, but in his case, it somehow makes sense. His Sundance entry, And Then We Danced, has incited protests ...
Tags: Google, Feature, UK, New York, Sweden, Entertainment, Scotland, Russia, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Georgia, Spain, United States, Belgium, Catholic, Lgbtq


THE CALL OF THE WILD and the Most Charming Dog Films of All Time

To celebrate the UK/ROI release of 20th Century Studios' The Call of the Wild on 19th February, we are giving you a run-down of the most charming dog films of all time, from Marley & Me to Beethoven and beyond. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: UK, Movies, Beethoven, The Movie Waffler


Listen to Billie Eilish’s No Time to Die Song

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Listen to Billie Eilish’s No Time to Die Song Well, that didn’t take long. One month after announcing that Billie Eilish would sing the theme song to the upcoming James Bond film, No Time to Die, MGM has unveiled the piece, which you can listen to in the player below! RELATED: Knives Out Sequel in Development with Daniel Craig Set to Return Confirmed cast members returning for the film include Daniel Craig reprising his iconic role as James Bond for the last time, Ralph ...
Tags: UK, Movies, US, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Song, MGM, Jeffrey Wright, Universal Pictures, Theme, Tanner, Billie Eilish, Rory Kinnear, Eon Productions, Movie News


5 Live names Julie Cullen as new Managing Editor

BBC Radio 5 Live has appointed Julie Cullen from 6 Music as its new Managing Editor. She replaces Heidi Dawson, who was recently promoted to Controller of 5 Live, and will assist Heidi in shaping the editorial direction of the station. Julie is currently in the BBC 6 Music management team having worked at the station since 2002. At 6 Music, Julie has been a journalist, presenter, executive producer, editor and, most recently commissioning executive. Prior to joining 6 Music, she worked at BBC...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Heidi, BBC Radio, Julie, The North of England, Heidi Dawson, Julie Cullen


New The Personal History of David Copperfield Trailer Previews Dev Patel’s New Dramedy

New The Personal History of David Copperfield trailer previews Dev Patel’s new dramedy Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer for director Armando Iannucci’s upcoming comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield, featuring a new look at Dev Patel’s portrayal of the titular character. Also starring Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie, the film had its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and is scheduled to debut in theaters on May 8. Check out the ...
Tags: Video, Hbo, UK, Movies, David, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton, Dev Patel, Filmnation Entertainment, Dick, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Patel, David Copperfield


US Trailer for 'Personal History of David Copperfield' with Dev Patel

"This narrative is far more than mere fiction…" Searchlight Pictures has revealed an official US trailer for the film The Personal History of David Copperfield, the latest feature made by acclaimed UK satirist Armando Iannucci (of In the Loop, The Death of Stalin). This premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and London Film Festival last fall to quite a bit of acclaim and great reviews from many different critics. An avid Charles Dickens fan, Iannucci adapts his story along with frequent col...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, US, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Toronto Film Festival, London film festival, Dev Patel, Victorian England, Dickens, Indies, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell, Copperfield, To Watch


The Green Knight Teaser Trailer Starring Dev Patel & Alicia Vikander

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Green Knight teaser trailer Starring Dev Patel & Alicia Vikander A24 has released the first teaser trailer for director David Lowery’s upcoming medieval fantasy film The Green Knight, featuring our first look at Academy Award-nominated actor Dev Patel as Sir Gawain. Also starring Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, the film will hit the theaters on May 29. Check out the video in the player below along with the official poster! RELATED: A24 & Silver Reel in Bidding War Over...
Tags: Video, UK, Movies, Russia, A24, Dev Patel, Joel Edgerton, Stephen, Sean Connery, Alicia Vikander, David Lowery, Lowery, Argonauts, ComingSoon, Movie News, Ralph Ineson


Bauer Media joins Broadcast Journalism Training Council

Bauer Media has joined journalism accreditation body BJTC to support the development of journalism training. The Broadcast Journalism Training Council has over 60 members, including the BBC, Global, ITV, ITN, Channel 4, Sky News, AP, the NUJ, Reuters and AP. Its partnership with media employers ensures journalists are trained in the growing number of skills required in the rapidly changing world of broadcast and multi-platform journalism. Along with more traditional journalism skills, graduat...
Tags: UK, Ap, Industry, Radio, Bauer, Bauer Media, BJTC, Jon Godel, John Pickford, Broadcast Journalism Training Council, BBC Global ITV ITN Channel, Sky News AP, NUJ Reuters, Bauer Radio News


‘Wolf’ Movie Adds ‘1917’ Star George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp

1917 breakout George MacKay and Yoga Hosers star Lily-Rose Depp have joined the cast of Wolf, a new genre pic about a group of young people who think they’re wild animals, and one character in particular who thinks he’s a wolf. It’s probably a good idea to not confuse this film with Mike Nichols’ low-energy movie Wolf from 1994, where Jack Nicholson basically played himself, but as a werewolf. George MacKay, who was pretty damn good in 1917, is ready to bark at the moon in Wolf, a new UK gen...
Tags: UK, Movies, Jack Nicholson, Casting, Mike Nichols, Wolf, Lily-Rose Depp, George Mackay, Nathalie Biancheri, Lily Rose Depp Per Deadline Wolf, Nocturnal Biancheri, Deadline Wolf


‘Gangs of London’ Trailer: A Bone-Crunching New Crime Series From ‘The Raid’ Director Gareth Evans

The Raid director Gareth Evans is bringing his talent for show-stopping action to TV. Evans created and co-directs (along with Corin Hardy and Xavier Gens) the series Gangs of London, in which several gangs end up going to war with each other following the death of a crime organization figurehead. There’s a new Gangs of London trailer to watch below, and it’s loaded with the type of visceral action we’ve come to expect from Evans. Gangs of London Trailer Gareth Evans is back in action m...
Tags: UK, London, Television, Movies, US, Evans, Sky Atlantic, Jane Featherstone, Gareth Evans, Cinemax, Michelle Fairley, Matt Flannery, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Corin Hardy, Thomas Benski


Gangs of London Trailer From The Raid Director Gareth Evans

Gangs of London trailer from The Raid director Gareth Evans Sky Atlantic has released the first trailer for The Raid director Gareth Evans’ upcoming crime drama series Gangs of London, offering us a preview of the series’ action-packed sequences. Starring Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror-Hang the DJ) and Michelle Fairley (Games of Thrones), Gangs of London is scheduled to debut sometime this year. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Most Dangerous Game Teaser Starring Lia...
Tags: Video, UK, TV, London, Movies, Kung Fu, US, Liam Hemsworth, Sky Atlantic, Joe Cole, Jane Featherstone, Gareth Evans, David Leitch, Michelle Fairley, Corin Hardy, Lucian Msamati


Full UK Trailer for Kooky 'The Iron Mask' Movie with Schwarzenegger

"When I have the seal of the dragon, I will rule the world!" Signature UK has unveiled an official trailer for a film they're calling The Iron Mask, which is yet another new title for the film originally known as Viy 2: Journey to China. It has also gone under different titles including Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask, or The Mystery of the Dragon Seal in Malaysia, or any shortened version of those. This is actually a wacky Russian adventure fantasy film, co-produced by China, wit...
Tags: UK, Movies, Trailer, China, Malaysia, Schwarzenegger, Jonathan Green, To Watch, Foreign Film, Jackie Chan Arnold Schwarzenegger


It’s Jackie Chan vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Iron Mask Trailer

It’s Jackie Chan vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Iron Mask trailer Signature Entertainment has released the official trailer for their upcoming action fantasy film The Iron Mask, a follow-up to the 2014 film The Forbidden Kingdom/ Viy that was loosely based on author Nikolai Gogol’s novel of the same name. Starring iconic action stars Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger, the film will hit the theaters in the UK and on digital on April 10. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: R...
Tags: Video, UK, Movies, China, Russia, Netflix, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Dudley, Benjamin Button, James Hook, Jonathan Green, Rutger Hauer, Movie News, Nikolai Gogol, Jason Flemyng


Radiocentre: Be a #ForceForGood on World Radio Day

Radiocentre is celebrating World Radio Day on Thursday focussing on how the medium makes a meaningful difference to people’s lives in the UK. As part of this it is asking stations to tweet their charity, cause-related and general good deeds under the hashtag #ForceForGood #WorldRadioDay. World Radio Day is an annual UNESCO initiative to highlight the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe. It provides an opportunity to increase awarene...
Tags: Europe, UK, Top, Scotland, Global, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Unesco, BAME, World Radio Day, Siobhan Kenny Radiocentre, Bauer Radio, Mental Health Minute, St Luke 's Chief Creative Office Al Young radio


Netflix’s The Letter for the King Teaser: Define Your Destiny

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix’s The Letter for the King teaser: Define your destiny Netflix has released the official The Letter for the King teaser and key art for the streamer’s upcoming series starring Amir Wilson (His Dark Materials), Ruby Serkis, Gjis Bloom, and Thaddea Graham (Curfew) and based on the best-selling novel of the same name. You can check out the teaser in the player below, and the new key art in the gallery! RELATED: Pete Davidson’s Netflix Comedy Special Alive From New York...
Tags: Video, UK, TV, New York, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Pete Davidson, Anthony Mackie, Will Davies, Tiuri, Amir Wilson, The Letter For The King, Thaddea Graham Curfew, Tiuri Amir Wilson


Official UK Trailer for Remarkable 'The Australian Dream' Documentary

"All anyone ever wants is to be respected for who you are." Dogwoof has debuted an official UK trailer for an acclaimed, empowering documentary titled The Australian Dream, which originally premiered at the Melbourne Film Festival last year. It tells the story of an Australian Football League player named Adam Goodes, who is an aboriginal native. Most of us outside of Australia don't know his story, but despite being of the best players this sports has ever seen, he was ousted and made to lo...
Tags: UK, Movies, Australia, Trailer, Documentaries, Adam Goodes, Dogwoof, Australian Football League, To Watch, IDFA, Melbourne Film Festival


Dame Melanie Dawes appointed Ofcom Chief Executive

The Ofcom Board has confirmed the appointment of Dame Melanie Dawes as its new Chief Executive replacing Sharon White. The body will also appoint a new Chair, replacing Lord Burns. Dame Melanie has been Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government since 2015. She will take up her new position in early March. She has held senior roles across the Civil Service, working in partnership across the public and private sectors. She started her career as an economis...
Tags: Europe, UK, Top, Civil Service, People, Radio, Ofcom, Nicky Morgan, Treasury, Sharon White, Cabinet Office, Burns, State, Lord Burns, Melanie, Ministry of Housing Communities


Mandatory Streamers: Zoë Kravitz Stars in Hulu’s High Fidelity Adaptation

Mandatory Streamers: Zoë Kravitz stars in Hulu’s High Fidelity adaptation Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of February 10, Zoë Kravitz stars in Hulu’s small screen adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel High Fidelity as Rob, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn who revisits past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her ...
Tags: Videos, UK, TV, Movies, Abc, Mexico, America, Netflix, Oscar, TV News, Nick Hornby, Starz, Streaming, Michael Pena, Gillian Anderson, Rob


Funny Fortnight feature returns to BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is bringing back Funny Fortnight for another year featuring two weekends of one-off celebrity panel shows, quizzes and situation comedies. The network will also air two specials with Patrick Kielty interviewing Mel Brooks, and Steve Martin with Martin Short. Funny Fortnight will feature Tom Allen, Charlie Brooker, Daliso Chaponda, Sophie Duker, Rhys James, Russell Kane, Gary Lewis, James May, AJ Odudu, Vicki Pepperdine, Morgana Robinson, Suzi Ruffell, Ahir Shah, Emma Sidi, Stacey ...
Tags: UK, Bbc, Radio, Steve Martin, Station, Mel Brooks, Patrick Kielty, BBC Radio, BBC Radio 2, Robert Gallacher, Sindhu Vee, Martin Short Funny Fortnight


New UK Trailer and Poster for Neo-Western THE BYGONE

The contemporary western thriller comes to UK digital platforms in March. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, New Releases, The Movie Waffler


John Ford’s RIO GRANDE to Make Its UK Blu-Ray Debut - New Trailer and Artwork

Ford's acclaimed cavalry western is finally coming to UK blu-ray in April. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, Ford, John Ford, Rio Grande, New Releases, The Movie Waffler


Dee Ford picks up her CBE at Buckingham Palace

Dee Ford, Group Managing Director, Bauer Radio UK has been presented with her CBE medal from the Prince of Wales in an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace last week. Dee was awarded the title for services to Radio, having been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Others receiving honours included Knighted former health minister, Sir Norman Lamb and former de facto deputy Sir David Lidington for their political and public services. Having started her career in sales, Dee climbed ...
Tags: UK, Top, Wales, People, Radio, Norman Lamb, Buckingham Palace, Dee, Radio City, David Lidington, Dee Ford, Dee Ford Group, Bauer Radio UK, Group MD Emap Radio, Melody Radio now Magic Radio


Podcast Radio to sets launch date in London

London’s first radio station devoted to podcasts is launching this week via DAB+. Podcast Radio starts at midday on Tuesday 11th Febuary on the South London/Surrey multiplex plus the North London trial. CEO Gerry Edwards says: “For listeners, Podcast Radio will enable them to discover and sample podcasts to find out what they like. For podcast producers, it’s a showcase and shop window for their content.” Consultant Paul Chantler, who has been working with Gerry to set up Podcast Radio for th...
Tags: UK, London, Podcasts, Top, US, Industry, Radio, north London, Gerry, Jo Wood, Gerry Edwards, Mike Parry, Paul Chantler, Podcast Radio, DAB Podcast Radio, South London Surrey


Podcast Radio sets launch date in London

London’s first radio station devoted to podcasts is launching this week via DAB+. Podcast Radio starts at midday on Tuesday 11th Febuary on the South London/Surrey multiplex plus the North London trial. CEO Gerry Edwards says: “For listeners, Podcast Radio will enable them to discover and sample podcasts to find out what they like. For podcast producers, it’s a showcase and shop window for their content.” Consultant Paul Chantler, who has been working with Gerry to set up Podcast Radio for th...
Tags: UK, London, Podcasts, Top, US, Industry, Radio, north London, Gerry, Jo Wood, Gerry Edwards, Mike Parry, Paul Chantler, Podcast Radio, DAB Podcast Radio, South London Surrey


Kelvin Mackenzie wants auction for national licences

Kelvin Mackenzie is calling for analogue national licences to be put up for auction. The DCMS has asked for responses by February 22nd to a consultation, and there is a Radiocentre roundtable on Tuesday with DCMS in attendance. “Boris Johnson’s policy guru Dominic Cummings has never made a secret of wishing there was a centre Right radio or television station in the UK along the lines of the successful Rupert Murdoch owned Fox News. I share that view and always have. The Left have got the BB...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Opinion, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Premier League, Ofcom, Treasury, Fox News, Boris Johnson, LBC, Rupert Murdoch, News Corporation, News Corp



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