Olivia Colman

Heartstopper to return for a “bit more steamy” third series in October

Nick and Charlie look into each other's eyes, staring intently, faces a couple of inches away from each other

Series two ended with Charlie (Joe Locke) holding back tears as he opened up to boyfriend Nick (Kit Connor) about his experiences of self-harm.

This time round, the Summer holiday is coming to an end, and university beckons. The future is calling, but right now, all Charlie wants is to hear Nick say “I love you”. Meanwhile, Tao (William Gao) gets to grips with his hobbies, while Charlie’s big sister Tori (Jenny Walser) meets someone new.

In a video confirming the release window, Kit Connor promises: “It’s started to get a bit more steamy” between Charlie and Nick.

First look images of Olivia Colman in Steven Knight's Great Expectations released

Olivia Colman as Miss Havisham and Fionn Whitehead as Pip (Credit: BBC)

The first look images for the BBC six-part limited series sees Olivia Colman as Miss Havisham with Fionn Whitehead as Pip and Shalom Brune-Franklin as Estella. 

Steven Knight will write and executive produce the series, which will also be executive produced by Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott. 

Great Expectations tells the coming of age story and education of an orphan named Pip who dreams of becoming a gentleman. 

Trailer released for Sky Original drama Landscapers starring Olivia Colman and David Thewlis

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis (credit: Sky)

Written by debut screenwriter Ed Sinclair and inspired by real events, the original drama will see Colman (The Favourite) and Thewlis (I’m Thinking Of Ending Things) star as the inseparable husband and wife Susan and Christopher Edwards. When a pair of dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a Nottingham house, the seemingly ordinary couple become the focus of an extraordinary investigation.

BBC Two announces star-studded Cinderella pantomime

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The hour-long festive treat will see Olivia Colman (The Crown) make her panto debut as Fairy Godmother, alongside an all-star cast including her on-screen sister Helena Bonham Carter as Lady Devilia, Guz Khan (Man Like Mobeen) as Buttons, Tom Hollander (Us) a Baron Hardup and Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) as Cinderella.

Netflix reveals first look at The Crown’s Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana

Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher (credit: Netflix)

Gillian Anderson (Sex Education) will play Britain’s first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, while Emma Corrin (Pennyworth) will play Princess Diana.

The fourth series is set to cover Thatcher’s term and her relationship with Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman), as well as the courtship between Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor) and Lady Diana Spencer and their wedding in 1981 where she becomes Princess.

Netflix has also released images of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (Tobias Menzies), and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret.

Netflix releases first look trailer and premiere date for The Crown series four

A short trailer accompanied the announcement, in which Olivia Colman’s Queen Elizabeth II declares: “Something as important as the monarchy simply cannot be allowed to fail.”

The trailer also introduced the characters of Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana, played by Gillian Anderson and Emma Corrin.

The coming series will follow the arrival of Thatcher as Prime Minister and Diana’s turbulent relationship with Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor).