"You have to remember what a partisan of the novel I am… and that it had long been one of my ambitions to have my novels defeat all attempts to put them on screen"
-Interview with Jonathan Franzen, New York Times, 26 June 2018
The duo star as Aziraphale (Sheen), a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley (Tennant), described in the books as “An Angel who did not so much Fall as Saunter Vaguely Downwards,” and whose cosy lives on earth are due to be brought to an ungainly halt by the arrival of the apocalypse – due on Saturday, just before dinner.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are ready to ride, Atlantis has risen, and the Forces of Good and Evil are amassed, however plans for the Armageddon have spun wildly out of control and someone has lost the Antichrist. His name is Adam.
Monday: American Gods
New Amazon Prime series American Gods is based on the Neil Gaiman novel of the same name, starring Ricky Whittle (Hollyoaks) and Ian McShane (Game of Thrones).
Whittle plays Shadow Moon, a convict released early from prison after the death of his wife.
The series will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime for viewers in the UK, Germany, Austria and Japan in 2017.
The show boasts an all-star cast including Ricky Whittle (The 100, Austenland), Ian McShane (Pirates of the Carribbean), Emily Browning (Legend), Gillian Anderson (The X Files, The Fall) and Kristen Chenoweth (Glee, Wicked).
Dresslocked, produced by Domareen Fox, won the Undergraduate Animation category, while Eat, then Wait for the Night, produced by Jing Zhao, took the Undergraduate Factual prize. Jing Zhao (known as 'Coco') was also nominated in the Undergraduate Craft Skills: Editing and Sound categories.