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ScreenUK Launches New Podcast Series

Teaming up with Den of Geek and Roddenberry Entertainment to present a special series of Does it Fly?, the podcast examines some of our favourite sci-fi classics from a sci-fact perspective. Can you change the laws of physics? We’re going...

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Miss Scarlet & the Duke

Immerse yourself in compelling mysteries and plotlines in this cult hit about a bold woman detective in Victorian London.

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Monstrum 2

Attempt to escape the horrors of the procedurally-generated labyrinth of Sparrowlock in this asymmetric player-versus-player survival horror game.

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DarkGame

In this merciless thriller, a detective tries to stop a masked sadist from live-broadcasting the executions of his captives.

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Drive-Away Dolls

Directed and co-written by Ethan Coen, this comedy caper stars outstanding performances from Margaret Qualley and Geraldine Viswanathan.

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How To Rob a Bank

Follow the life of a charismatic rebel as he pulls off an unparalleled number of bank robberies in 1990s Seattle.

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GHOST: Rite Here Rite Now

American filmmaker Alex Ross Perry teams up with GHOST’s primary songwriter, Tobias Forge, to co-direct this vibrant music documentary.

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I Used To Be Funny

Shiva Baby’s Rachel Sennott leads this feature debut about trauma recovery from writer-director Ally Pankiw.

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Janet Planet

Zoe Ziegler and Julianne Nicholson are remarkable in Pulitzer prize-winner Annie Baker’s stunning directorial debut.

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Girl

This thoughtful drama about the mother-daughter relationship of two immigrants in Scotland is close, intimate and riveting.

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Dead End: Paranormal Park

This heartwarming, funny and sometimes spooky animated series warmly explores diverse representations of race, neurodiversity and the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Iwájú

Explore the vibrant setting of a futuristic Lagos in this delightful six-part animated sci-fi series.

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Monsters

Scoot McNairy and Whitney Able are outstanding as the leads in this thrilling romantic sci-fi.

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Life on Mars

Travel back to the 1970s in this gripping police drama with an enjoyable time-travelling twist.

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Torchwood

With a healthy dose of characteristic British humour, explore a rift in the time-space continuum in this captivating series.

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The Wrap: June 2024

Discover more fresh and thrilling UK film, TV, animation, documentaries, and games waiting to entertain you this month!

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About Time

Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams are undeniably charming in this sweet and moving romantic comedy.

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Humans

Based on the award-winning Swedish drama Real Humans, this thrilling and thought-provoking series is a must-watch.

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Alien

Sigourney Weaver is phenomenal in this masterful sci-fi horror that made her the name she is today.

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Red Dwarf

In this ingenious, much-loved and long-running comedic space spoof, a dazzling array of creative ideas are explored.

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Children of Men

Directed and co-written by renowned Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, this astounding dystopian thriller is as electrifying as it is smart.

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Camden

Delve into the history of one of London’s prime musical hotspots in this fascinating Dua Lipa-led four-part mini-series.

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Still Wakes the Deep

Immerse yourself in this stunningly realised disaster story in which players must face a terrifying and unknowable enemy.

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Firebrand

Alicia Vikander is remarkable as Katherine Parr in the English-language debut of Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz.

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Kinds of Kindness

Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons and Willem Dafoe are remarkable in Yorgos Lanthimos’s dark and wonderfully bizarre three-part film.

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Tuesday

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gives a profoundly moving performance as a grieving mother in this darkly comedic drama.

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Copa 71

Fascinating interviews and stunning archival footage seamlessly intertwine in this galvanising and remarkable documentary about the 1971 Women’s World Cup.

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Let the Canary Sing

Explore the legacy of iconic and trailblazing artist Cyndi Lauper in director Alison Ellwood’s fascinating documentary.

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Wreck (Season 2)

Over six thrilling episodes, follow this dark series as a group of young friends go in search of the truth.

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Supacell

In his follow-up to Blue Story, Rapman explores a group of Black Londoners who develop superpowers in this compelling series.

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Queenie

Set in South London, follow Jamaican-British woman Queenie as she finds herself heartbroken and caught between two cultures.

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Tabby McTat

From the team responsible for the Oscar-nominated animation, The Gruffalo, follow the action-packed life of a busker’s cat.

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The Very Small Creatures

Influenced by British animated series Morph, Lucy Izzard creates, writes and directs this charming stop-motion series.

ScreenUK - 2024 Tribeca Film Festival

ScreenUK wishes the best of luck to all of the incredible UK talent and titles appearing at the 2024 Tribeca Film Festival. Check out some of the brilliant UK titles featuring in this year's programme...

Behind The Scenes: Galacticare

We went behind the scenes of the newly released game Galacticare, developed by Brighton-based Brightrock Games, where players must manage their own extraterrestrial healthcare enterprise while trying to save the galaxy.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin

Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie are outstanding in this enchanting drama about the difficult beginnings of Winnie-the-Pooh.

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Cleanskin

Lively action scenes permeate this counter-terrorism thriller, convincingly led by prolific British actor Sean Bean.

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The Current War

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon directs this fascinating 1880s battle of competing electricity systems from titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse.

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McQueen

Explore the fascinating and tragic life of audacious and talented working-class fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

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Old Boys

British actors Jonah Hauer-King and Alex Lawther brilliantly lead this charming and innovative romantic comedy.

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Bad Dinosaurs

Endless shenanigans abound in this raucous and energetic animation about an endearing and enjoyably incompetent T-Rex family.

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Butterfly

This heartfelt mini-series about a transgender child delicately explores the complexity of familial relationships and adjusting to change.

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Scott & Bailey

Lose yourself in this gripping and enjoyable detective drama, running over five seasons from 2011 to 2016.

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Cobra

This gripping and thrilling series follows a committee tasked with protecting UK citizens in times of national emergency.

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Geek Girl

British writer Holly Smale’s fun, hilarious and enjoyably nerdy book is adapted to screen in this ten-episode series.

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Trying (Season 4)

Adoptive parents Nikki and Jason return to screens facing their greatest parental challenge yet: raising teenagers.

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The Garfield Movie

Mark Dindal directs this enjoyable slapstick adventure, voiced by Chris Pratt and Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Dead Don't Hurt

Viggo Mortensen writes, directs, composes, co-produces and stars in this gorgeously shot Western, marking his second feature as director.

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The Killing Kind

This gripping psychological stalker drama is in the vein of Fatal Attraction with playfully reversed gender roles.

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F1 24

Join the grid and drive for your life in this thrilling and compulsive 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship game.

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The Final Farewell

This charming narrative adventure addresses important subjects such as grief, loss, acceptance and learning to let go.

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Blue Lights (Season 1)

The unique pressures and dangers of being a frontline policeman are explored in this engrossing Northern Ireland-set series.

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Baby Reindeer

Follow a warped relationship with a female stalker as a man is forced to confront a deeply buried trauma.

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The Wrap: May 2024

Watch our video highlights and discover more great UK film, TV, animation and games available to you this May!

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Shardlake

Exploring the dissolution of the monasteries in the Tudor era, this enjoyable drama series is both compelling and transfixing.

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Eric

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in and executive produces this thrilling series that will appeal to fans of Sherlock.

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The Contestant

Fred Armisen and Takehiro Hira narrate this captivating documentary about an unknowing Japanese reality TV star.

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Based on the eponymous novel by Heather Morris, Tali Shalom-Ezer directs this stirring six-part series set in Auschwitz concentration camp.

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Harvest Hunt

Immerse yourself in this chilling roguelike survival horror, as you protect fellow villagers from terrifying and brutish souls.

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Back To Black

With music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, delve into this heartfelt portrait of revered London singer Amy Winehouse.

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Maryland

Immerse yourself in this gripping and mysterious exploration of double lives, family dynamics and female identity.

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Doctor Who (Season 14)

Scottish Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa plays Doctor Who in the show’s thrilling fourteenth season.

BAFTA TV Awards 2024

The 2024 British Academy Television Awards ceremony was held on 12 May 2024 at the Royal Festival Hall in London to recognise the excellence in British television.

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Famalam

An all-Black cast lead this brilliantly biting satire, offering cultural observations alongside dazzlingly colourful costumes.

The Festival

Inbetweeners co-creator Iain Morris reunites with actor Joe Thomas for this good-natured and hilarious crowd-pleaser.

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The Hollow Crown

A group of talented stage directors bring to life four Shakespeare plays with the help of an accomplished ensemble cast.

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Catastrophe

Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan create and star in this hugely endearing show about the impact of an unplanned pregnancy.

The Escapist

Captivatingly led by revered Scottish actor Brian Cox, lose yourself in this gripping prison drama.

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Cuffs

Immerse yourself in a series of overlapping dramatic incidents in this exhilarating and fresh police drama.

Bullet Boy

Set in East London, this powerful crime-drama features a strong and understated central performance from Ashley Walters.

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Hullraisers

Join the enjoyably chaotic world of three working class women from Hull as they juggle life, love, family and friendship.

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The Long Shadow

Yorkshire is haunted by a terrifying serial killer in this subtle and intelligent seven-episode mini-series.

On Location: Glasgow

The UK has some amazing locations for shooting films. Watch our exclusive interview to find out what UK actress Le’Shantey Bonsu thought about filming in Glasgow, Scotland.

On Location: Islington

We asked English actor Eddie Marsan about his biggest cinematic memory. Watch our exclusive interview to find out what he had to say about filming Vera Drake in Islington.

On Location: Yeovil

The UK has some unique and ‘off the beaten track’ locations for shooting films. Watch our exclusive interview to find out what English actress Mia McKenna-Bruce says about filming in Yeovil, Somerset.

On Location: London

The UK is probably best known for films set in London. We asked Zawe Ashton for her thoughts on filming in England’s capital city, and why she loves working there.

On Location: Peckham

Rye Lane is a warm and playful romantic comedy where the South London landscape becomes its own character, with Peckham captured in its full and glorious vibrance. We met with the film’s star Vivian Oparah to find out what she thought about...

Behind The Scenes: Botany Manor

We went behind the scenes of Botany Manor, developed by London-based Balloon Studios, is an intriguing first-person puzzle game that allows players to explore an alluring and tranquil environment.

On Location: Wales

Great memories as well as great films and TV are made in the UK. We asked Zawe Ashton, Aimee Lou Wood and Asa Butterfield why Wales is such a great place to film.

On Location: Hemel Hempstead

The UK has some unusual locations for shooting films. Watch our exclusive interview to find out what Bradford-born actor Shaun Thomas thinks about filming in Hemel Hempstead.

On Location: Newhurst

The UK has some fantastic locations for shooting films. We asked BAFTA winning Egyptian-British actor Amir El-Masry for his thoughts about filming in Newhurst, located in the wilds of the Hebrides, off the coast of Scotland

On Location: Chigwell

Filming locations in the UK offer so many possibilities. We asked Lola Campbell and Charlotte Regal for their thoughts about filming in Chigwell on the outskirts of London.

On Location: Sheffield

The UK has some amazing locations for filming. We asked British Actor Stephen Graham why he thinks Sheffield is a great place to film and why.

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London Games Festival and WASD 2024

Attended by industry creatives, budding developers and games fans alike, this year's WADS once again showcased the UK's vibrant, colourful and endlessly creative independent game community. ScreenUK talked to the people behind the games to...

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The London Games Festival 2024

We joined festival director, alongside games creators to find out what the festival means to them and why the UK is a thriving home to exciting and innovative games development. Watch our exclusive video and hear what they had to say.

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Big Mood

Derry Girls’ Nicola Coughlan and It’s a Sin’s Lydia West are magnificent and hilarious in this enjoyable six-episode comedy series.

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A Forgotten Man

Adapted from Thomas Hürlimann’s play on the same subject, immerse yourself in this powerful exploration of wartime guilt.

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Dinosaur

The producers of Fleabag offer up this hilarious series about a neurodiverse woman facing a familial crisis.

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Alex Rider (Season 3)

The third season of this gripping spy series adapts the fifth novel from British novelist Anthony Horowitz.

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Drain the Oceans (Season 6)

Scientific data and digital recreations combine to reveal new secrets from the world’s vast history in this four-episode season.

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Secrets of the Octopus

Narrated by Paul Rudd, this breathtaking docu-series grants viewers intimate access into the lives of octopuses.

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Dinner with the Parents

Based on Channel 4’s award-winning series Friday Night Dinner, this hilarious family comedy is created and co-produced by Jon Beckerman.

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The First Omen

Tawfeek Barhom and Sonia Braga feature in writer-director Arkasha Stevenson’s gripping prequel to The Omen.

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Crow Country

Solve puzzles and riddles in this eerie survival horror game that pays nostalgic homage to PS1-style gameplay.

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Renegade Nell

Derry Girls' actor Louisa Harland brilliantly plays an 18th century proto-feminist in this fantastical eight-part comedy-drama series.

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The Wrap: April 2024

Watch our video highlights and discover more great UK film, TV, animation and video games available to you this April!

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28 Days Later

An exceptional central performance from Cillian Murphy leads this classic zombie movie with an incisive political edge.

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Trance

Starring James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson, this gripping art heist is as stylish as it is thrilling.

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Skins

Revisit this original, daring, witty and highly entertaining series about a group of hedonistic UK teens, spanning from 2007-2013.

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Withnail & I

Revisit this hilarious British cult classic, set in London’s Camden Town in the late 1960s.

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All or Nothing

A starry British cast shine in this moving, melancholy and often funny exploration of lost love.

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On Location: Manchester

Zawe Ashton, Aimee Lou Wood and Alexandra Burke spoke to us about why Manchester is a great place to film in the UK. Watch our exclusive interview to find out what they had to say.

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Downton Abbey

Follow the lives of a British aristocratic family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era.

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Our Friends In The North

An exceptional cast of then newcomers lead this captivating examination of the fall of Britain’s labour movement over three decades.

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The Invisible Woman

Delve into this intimate, smart and captivating fictional account of Charles Dickens’ secret younger lover.

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Wild Bill

Set in the gritty streets of South-East London, this is a bold and often intelligently comedic drama.

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Just Jim

Emile Hirsch stars in this darkly comic drama about a Welsh teenager undergoing an identity transformation.

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Coriolanus

Ralph Fiennes’ bold and electrifying directorial debut is a visually striking and deeply visceral Shakespearean delight.

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A Way Of Life

Set in Cardiff, this powerful and compelling drama features a phenomenal central performance from Welsh actor Stephanie James.

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Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

This firm cult favourite follows a show within a show format, parodying both 80s horror television and dramatic soap opera.

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The Kumars At No. 42

Over seven seasons from 2001-2006, Goodness Gracious Me’s Sanjeev Bhaskar plays an aspiring talk-show host who calamitously interviews high-profile celebrities.

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Spaced

Simon Pegg and Jessica Hynes pose as a couple in professional jobs in this hilarious and much-loved British sitcom.

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Sightseers

A dream caravan holiday goes awry in this chilling, idiosyncratic and highly distinctive dark comedy.

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Civil War

Kirsten Dunst, Nick Offerman, Cailee Spaeny and Wagner Moura star in this gripping and adrenaline-fuelled dystopian drama.

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Scoop

Based on the notorious 2019 interview with Prince Andrew, revisit the dogged journalism that enabled the interview to take place.

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Mr Bates vs. The Post Office

Revisit one of Britain’s biggest miscarriages of justice in this gripping dramatised series about the Post Office scandal.

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Mary & George

An incredible central performance from Julianne Moore leads this fearless and highly enjoyable 17th century romp.

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Bluey

With over one hundred episodes on offer, dive headfirst into this compelling, witty and utterly delightful Australian cartoon.

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Our Living World

Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett narrates this fascinating four-part nature series, exploring the inextricable ways we’re all connected.

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GalactiCare

As the director of Galacticare, players must manage their own extraterrestrial healthcare enterprise while trying to save the galaxy.

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Botany Manor

Explore the stately home of Botany Manor in this delightful first-person puzzle game, set within stunning British countryside surroundings.

Behind the Scenes: Femme

The exceptional feature debut Femme presents outstanding and thrilling performances from British actors George MacKay and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. We went behind the scenes with George and Nathan to hear their thoughts about the film.

Behind the Scenes: One Life

One Life, co-produced by See-Saw Films, MBK Productions and BBC Film, is a moving tribute to an astounding humanitarian effort by Nicholas 'Nicky' Winton, a young London broker who helped to rescue hundreds of predominantly Jewish children...

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On Location: Robert Chandler

ScreenUK asked Robert Chandler, the producer and co-director of The Canterville Ghost what interests him about shooting in the UK. Watch our exclusive interview to find out what he had to say.

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Ricky Stanicky

Join three best friends as they embark on a prank gone horribly wrong in this amusing comedy.

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Black Flies

Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire directs this riveting thriller, based on the 2008 novel by American writer Shannon Burke.

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Club Zero

Talented Austrian writer-director Jessica Hausner explores body image and eating disorders in this gripping drama.

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Uproar

New Zealand filmmakers Paul Middleditch and Hamish Bennett co-direct and co-write this uplifting coming-of-age dramedy.

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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus

Bear witness to the final filmed performance of famed Japanese composer and recording artist Ryuichi Sakamoto.

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Full Swing (Season 2)

Immerse yourself in the lives of professional golfers in this high-stakes second series of remarkable wins and losses.

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SENTRY

As a member of the SENTRY Defence Program, players must protect their vessel in this fast-paced and dynamic game.

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The Black Stuff

This dark comedy-drama offers a sharp and insightful analysis of the UK’s working class in Northern England.

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Band of Gold

Running from 1995-1997, this uncompromising three-season drama explores the lives of sex workers in Northern England.

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Queer as Folk

Hitting television screens in 1999, this extraordinary breakthrough hit explores partying, heartache and unrequited love.

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Goodness Gracious Me

Revisit this iconic and forward-thinking British-Asian sketch-comedy, based on many of the actors’ own lived experience.

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Extras

Ricky Gervais’s follow-up to The Office is a funny and intelligent tribute to failed aspirations.

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The Office

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s genius creation still reverberates through popular culture in the UK and beyond.

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Kes

Revisit Ken Loach's acclaimed British social-realist drama - a timeless and heartbreaking coming-of-age tale.

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Giri/Haji

Starring an international ensemble cast, this gripping crime series is set across the sprawling cities of both Tokyo and London.

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The Gentleman

British filmmaker Guy Ritchie adapts his film of the same name into a gripping eight-part series.

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Alice & Jack

Follow the highs and lows of a sixteen-year relationship between two flawed lovers in Victor Levin’s gripping show.

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Nolly

It’s A Sin creator Russell T. Davies helms this biographical series about the flamboyant soap opera star, Noele Gordon.

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Queens

Narrated by American actress Angela Bassett, immerse yourself in the tales of matriarchs from the animal kingdom.

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Wicked Little Letters

A 1920s English seaside town falls prey to an absurd and occasionally threatening scandal in this uproarious mystery comedy.

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One Life

Immerse yourself in this moving tribute to an astounding humanitarian effort, based on the book by Barbara Winton.

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The Beautiful Game

Made with the support of the Homeless World Cup, everything’s to play for in this uplifting film about second chances.

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Love Lies Bleeding

Lust blends with violence in this brilliantly acted drama starring Kristen Stewart and Katy O'Brian.

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Femme

This exceptional feature debut presents outstanding and thrilling performances from British actors George MacKay and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett.

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What to Watch: International Women's Day 2024

Happy International Women’s Day! Celebrate by exploring an incredible selection of UK film, TV, animation and games created by inspiring women writers, producers and directors, and championing women-led stories and talent.

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Peter and the Wolf

An animated adaptation of Sergei Prokofiev's classic story, with narration and musical composition from Gavin Friday.

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Lloyd of the Flies

Aardman’s first CGI series is a glorious blend of comedic and affecting, brought to life by a stellar voice cast.

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TV

The Smeds and the Smoos

Samantha Cutler and Daniel Snaddon co-direct this magical animated short that teaches children the damage of ignorant prejudice.

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The After

Misan Harriman’s hard-hitting debut short features a fantastic performance from UK actor David Oyelowo.

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Gravity

Directed, co-produced and co-written by Alfonso Cuarón, this absorbing thriller features outstanding performances from Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

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Spooks

Revisit this widely-adored post cold-war spy thriller that captivatingly blends the personal and the political.

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Chernobyl

Jessie Buckley, Stellan Skarsgård and Barry Keoghan are outstanding in Craig Mazin’s powerful five-part mini-series.

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Kingdom of Heaven

An all-star cast including Orlando Bloom, Eva Green and Brendan Gleeson lead this thoughtful historical epic.

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Restoration

Michael Hoffman directs this riotous and energetic 17th century biopic, led by Robert Downey Jr.

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Get ready for the 2024 Academy Awards!

It’s time for the Oscars! We couldn’t be more excited and can’t wait to celebrate the UK titles and talent nominated in this year’s Academy Awards. Check out some of this year’s superb UK nominees in our roundup video!

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Thomas & Friends

Dive into this fascinating and much-loved fictional world, featuring the expressive faces of Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends.

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Mr. Bean: The Animated Series

This long-running British children’s show is a charming, enjoyable and easily-digestible watch for both children and parents alike.

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King on Screen

Fans of Stephen King will delight in this comprehensive exploration of the legendary author’s cinematic legacy.

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She Came To Me

Set in New York, this modern, multi-generational love story is written, directed and co-produced by Rebecca Miller.

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The Greatest Show Never Made

Re-visit the fascinatingly strange story of a fake reality TV fiasco in this smart and thoughtful three-part mini-series.

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Riley and Rochelle

Immerse yourself in 90s nostalgia as you discover the highs and lows of the career of two romantically-involved musicians.

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Astronimo

Flex your creativity in a construction platform puzzler that transports you into the vast solar system.

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T2 Trainspotting

Twenty-one years after the 1996 film, Danny Boyle reprises four iconic characters in this enjoyable black comedy.

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Trainspotting

Rediscover one of the most iconic British films of all time in Danny Boyle’s portrait of addiction in 90s Edinburgh.

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Pan

Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara, Levi Miller and Amanda Seyfried star in this prequel origin story of Peter Pan.

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Predators

Follow five predators across changing seasons and landscapes in this fascinating and informative wildlife documentary series.

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Granite Harbour

This gloriously stylish and thrilling murder mystery stars an outstanding central performance from Romario Simpson.

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Border Bots VR

On a future version of earth where AI dominates, play as a human border agent in this stimulating puzzle simulation.

A white woman with curly blonde hair and a white man with dark hair and beard, sit at a picnic bench beside a lake holding hands across the table
TV

The Tourist (Season 2)

Danielle Macdonald and Northern Ireland’s Jamie Dornan masterfully lead season two of this brilliantly tense and fun caper.

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Constellation

Noomi Rapace and Jonathan Banks are captivating in this gripping sci-thriller from Breaking Bad director Michelle MacLaren.

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Lover, Stalker, Killer

Explore the disturbing real-life story of a digital love triangle that ends in a chilling murder.

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Cold Meat

Sébastien Drouin directs and co-writes his debut feature in this chilling and claustrophobic survival thriller.

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Argylle

The lines between fiction and reality blur in this espionage thriller starring Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard and Bryan Cranston.

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Translations

Keith Wilhelm Kopp directs and produces this tender exploration of love, grief and memory in this intriguing Welsh drama.

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BAFTAs 2024 - Get Ready!

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PlateUp!

Balance a disorderly kitchen and restaurant management with strategic planning in this delightfully fun roguelite game.

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Shogun

Explore life in feudal Japan while enjoying a plethora of visual delights including skilfully choreographed fight sequences.

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Einstein and the Bomb

Explore Albert Einstein’s relationship with Germany, Hitler and the atom bomb in this thrilling and insightful docu-drama.

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One Day

Follow a romance that spans decades in this fourteen-episode series based on British author David Nicholls’ best-selling novel.

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Atlanta star Donald Glover stars in and co-creates this eight-part series, based on the hit film.

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Out of Darkness

With incredible world-building prowess, this Stone Age survival thriller is as suspenseful as it is intriguing.

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Marmalade

Keir O’Donnell marks his debut as writer-director in this thrilling heist-romance led by Stranger Things’ Joe Keery.

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Drift

Based on the novel by Alexander Maksik, Anthony Chen directs this gentle but deeply affecting character drama.

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How To Have Sex

This blistering exploration of consent authentically captures the beauty of female adolescence and friendship.

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The Old Oak

Allegedly Ken Loach’s final film, this rousing call for solidarity contains plenty of the British director’s signature humanising spirit.

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Is Anybody Out There?

In this heartfelt and richly informative documentary, a filmmaker shows what it takes to love oneself in an ableist world.

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Blue Bag Life

Immerse yourself in this extraordinary memoir of an artist trying to process a troubled relationship with her mother.

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Gladiator

Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix are magnificent as the leads in this thoroughly engaging historical epic.

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E

Based on the 1960s television series created by Sam Rolfe, this high-octane spy caper offers charismatic performances and dazzling set-pieces.

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Anna Karenina

Based on the famous novel by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, this bold and highly-stylised adaptation is both lively and engrossing.

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Vera Drake

A powerful central performance from Imelda Staunton leads this suspenseful and emotive film, filled with humanity and compassion.

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Dunkirk

Hans Zimmer’s devastating score permeates Christopher Nolan’s ambitious and wholly immersive World War Two epic.

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Following

Witness the birth of Christopher Nolan’s penchant for complex non-chronological narratives in his mysterious debut feature film.

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The Mission

Discover the fascinating story beyond the headlines in this captivating exploration of faith and delusion.

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Butcher's Crossing

Prolific actor Nicolas Cage leads a strong cast in writer-director Gabe Polsky’s epic frontier adventure.

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Maxine

Laura Way directs this three-episode mini-series about the 2002 Soham murders, and Maxine Carr’s role in covering them up.

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Wrestlers

From the director of Cheer, documentarian Greg Whiteley offers up a new set of underdogs to root for.

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Supa Team 4

Talented Zambian writer Malenga Mulendema has created an engrossing, fresh and funny animated African adventure.

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Ferrari

Prolific and celebrated filmmaker Michael Mann directs this sleek biopic, with outstanding performances from Adam Driver and Penélope Cruz.

All Fun and Games

This horror-thriller grippingly explores the cruelty inherent in children’s games, and what happens when they go too far.

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Elevator Game

Rebekah McKendry’s second feature is based on the chilling online phenomenon of ‘The Elevator Game’.

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Rotting in the Sun

Jordan Firstman, Catalina Saavedra and Sebastián Silva are outstanding in this darkly funny exploration of a self-obsessed culture.

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Diego Maradona

This gripping and compelling documentary beautifully captures the elation and catastrophe of Diego Maradona’s football career.

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Gloomhaven

Immerse yourself in this digital adaptation of the original board game, as you lead a group of mercenaries through Gloomhaven.

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Kynseed

Fans of Stardew Valley will enjoy this life simulation sandbox RPG, from veterans of the beloved Fable series.

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The Flatshare

An unconventional flatshare arrangement forms the backdrop for this light, enjoyable and hopelessly addictive rom-com series.

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Wreck

Set on a cruise ship, a killer duck is on the loose in this taut, gripping and compelling comedy-chiller.

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The Lovers

Johnny Flynn and Roisin Gallagher create believable chemistry as the two leads in this often charming, sometimes abrasive rom-com.

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Funny Woman

Gemma Arterton is nothing short of charming in this entertainingly nostalgic series, based on the popular Nick Hornby novel.

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Break Point (Season 2)

Plunge into the intense world of tennis in the second season of this thrilling and high-stakes documentary series.

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Tomb Raider

Explore Lara Croft’s exceptional and valiant origin story in this well-written and thrilling classic game from 2013.

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Goldeneye 007

Over twenty-five years on, a re-master of the iconic 1997 first-person shooter game is available on Nintendo Switch and Xbox.

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Dracula

Danish actor Claes Bang (The Square) is magnificent in this enjoyable, intelligent and frightening adaptation.

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The BFG

This London-set adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic novel is directed and co-produced by celebrated auteur Steven Spielberg.

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Peppa Pig

This long-running British children’s show is a charming, enjoyable and easily-digestible watch for both children and parents alike.

The Wrap: January 2024

Let's have some fun tonight! Check out our round-up of the best film, TV, animation and video game titles coming to a screen near you this January.

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Hey Duggee

Creative, inclusive, cheerful and educational, this hugely popular animated pre-school series is narrated by BAFTA-winning comedian Alexander Armstrong.

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Fool Me Once

British actor Michelle Keegan is remarkable as the lead in this gripping eight-part mini-series about a grieving widow.

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A Real Bug's Life

Inspired by the 1998 animation, A Bug’s Life, Pixar explores the fascinating lives of the planet’s tiniest bugs.

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Champion

Top Boy’s Malcolm Kamulete is as outstanding as the original music compositions in this remarkable rap drama.

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American Star

Gonzalo López-Gallego directs this mysterious thriller about a man facing a crossroads in life.

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The Kitchen

Daniel Kaluuya’s directorial debut - which he also co-writes and co-produces - is sincere, heartfelt and dynamic.

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TV

Sexy Beast

The Sopranos’ Michael Caleo creates, co-writes, executive-produces and directs this eight-episode prequel drama series.

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Criminal Record

British actors Cush Jumbo and Peter Capaldi mesmerisingly lead this thrilling exploration of police corruption.

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The Settlers

Chilean director Felipe Gálvez Haberle offers up an ambitious debut feature that explores a period of Chile’s violent colonial history.

ScreenUK - Emmys 2024

ScreenUK wishes the best of luck to all of the incredible nominees in this year's 75th Emmy Awards. Check out our highlights video as we gear up to the awards...

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The Woman in the Wall

Featuring Bad Sisters’ Daryl McCormack, this exquisitely-made gothic mystery is as touching as it is harrowing.

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The Sixth Commandment

Timothy Spall’s performance is both wonderful and compelling in this intricate and captivating true-crime tale.

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Steeltown Murders

A Welsh community’s grief and past secrets are laid bare in this revealing, true-crime drama.

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The Gold

British actor Hugh Bonneville leads this compelling drama about one of Britain’s most scandalous robberies.

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The Light in the Hall

Joanna Scanlan gives an outstanding performance as a grieving mother in this tense and frosty winter chiller.

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Tell Me Who I Am

As an amnesiac man recovers from an accident, he and his twin brother come to terms with their difficult childhoods.

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Trainwreck: Woodstock '99

This three-part documentary mini-series dutifully explores the disastrous events of the 1999 Woodstock revival festival.

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Flushed Away

Immerse yourself in Aardman Animations’ first digital animated feature, with a voice cast that boasts Hugh Jackman and Jean Reno.

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Back

Peep Show stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb return to lead this enthralling thriller-laced sitcom.

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Hampstead

Veteran actors Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson shine in this sweet and amusing tale of unlikely romance.

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Filth

Plunge into the unforgiving depths of a brutal world in this ruthless adaptation of Scottish novelist Irvine Welsh’s 1998 novel.

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Heaven's Vault

Reveal a lost history in this engaging and unique narrative adventure game, featuring a diverse set of intriguing characters.

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The Lobster

Renowned absurdist writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos marks his English-language debut with this macabre satire on finding love.

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TV

The North Water

This five-part adventure series featuring a formidable Colin Farrell is the perfect series for winter night viewing.

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45 Years

British actors Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling are at the top of their game in this rich and thought-provoking drama.

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Lean on Pete

Based on the novel by Willy Vlautin, Charlie Plummer exceptionally leads this moving and emotionally rich drama.

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The End We Start From

Led by a gripping performance from Jodie Comer, motherhood is brought into sharp focus in this intimate survival drama.

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Napoleon

Oscar-winner Joaquin Phoenix is exceptional as Emperor Napoleon in this stunning and spectacle-filled action epic.

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Rallyallyally

Take control of the race by rolling your road to the finish line in this delightfully frenzied party racing game.

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TV

Slow Horses (Season 3)

British actress Kristin Scott Thomas is first-rate in this big, bold and unapologetically fun spy thriller.

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Chicken Run

This visually innovative stop-motion, claymation adventure contains all the wit and charm of Nick Park’s Wallace and Gromit.

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Such Brave Girls

Join an endearingly dysfunctional family with a questionable sense of judgement in this brutally hilarious sitcom.

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Occupied City

The past collides with the present in Steve McQueen’s moving musing on Amsterdam, from Nazi occupation to the present day.

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Freud's Last Session

Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and author C.S. Lewis embark on a fictitious meeting of minds in this fascinating drama.

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The Zone of Interest

Sandra Hüller and Cristian Friedel star in this chilling Holocaust drama, examining the lives of those complicit in unimaginable atrocities.

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TV

Archie

Based on the book by Dyan Cannon, the remarkable and little-known story of Hollywood superstar Cary Grant is skilfully explored.

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A Highland Song

Immerse yourself in the Scottish Highlands as you traverse wild paths, dangerous mountains and imposing caves.

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All of Us Strangers

Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott are exceptional in this deeply affecting examination of grief, love and loneliness.

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Poor Things

Emma Stone gives an outstanding performance in Yorgos Lanthimos’s thrillingly absurd romantic sci-fi.

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Wonka

Timothée Chalamet is intoxicating as Willy Wonka in this fun and rambunctious prequel origin story.

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Behind the Scenes: Kensuke's Kingdom

Kensuke's Kingdom is a 2023 animated film based on the book of the same name by Michael Morpurgo. We went behind the scenes with directors Neil Boyle and Kirk Hendry to find out more about the movie and how it came into their lives.

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TV

Extraordinary

A vibrant and energetic central performance from Máiréad Tyers leads this creative and enjoyable fantasy series.

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TV

Crossfire

An outstanding central performance from British actor Keeley Hawes leads this nail-biting thriller about a holiday thrown into chaos.

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TV

The Devil's Hour

An incredible central performance from Jessica Raine holds together the chilling action in this Emmy-nominated series.

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Bitter Lake

Immerse yourself in rarely-seen-before footage from the archives in Adam Curtis’s bold and illuminating experimental documentary.

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Calm with Horses

Cosmo Jarvis and Barry Keoghan are outstanding in this deeply immersive tale of doomed masculinity in rural Ireland.

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Killing of a Sacred Deer

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Barry Keoghan star in this unsettling drama from renowned and wonderfully idiosyncratic writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Promising Young Woman

Emerald Fennell’s auspicious debut as writer-director features a career-defining performance for British lead actor Carey Mulligan.

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Big Fat Battle

Immerse yourself in this vibrant and brilliantly chaotic game of team battles, featuring delightfully off-the-wall characters.

Old school gameplay in a dark fantasy setting of a sword welding character fighting four snake-like monster heads in a gothic courtyard

The Last Faith

In this thrilling blend of metroidvania and soulslike, players must fight the scourge that is turning men into brutal creatures.

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TV

Incredible Animal Journeys

Immerse yourself in various species’ migration journeys from the Antarctic to the African Savanna in this captivating seven-part series.

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TV

World on Fire (Season 2)

This ambitious drama shows World War II through the lives of the ordinary people who were forced to endure it.

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TV

Everyone Else Burns

Simon Bird leads this coming-of-age comedy about a family firmly entrenched within a religious cult.

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TV

Annika (Season 2)

Season two of Annika returns with fresh plotlines, improved scripts and more ingenious darkly comic monologues.

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Baby Driver

Ansel Elgort masterfully leads this thoroughly cinematic and exhilarating musical crime thriller from writer-director Edgar Wright.

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The World's End

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright reunite for this distinctive apocalypse comedy about a group of middle-aged men.

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Shaun of the Dead

Horror and satirical comedy are perfectly blended in this likeable and funny spoof led by Simon Pegg.

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Hot Fuzz

The sharp and comedic minds behind Shaun of the Dead return for this enjoyable buddy cop satire.

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Behind the Scenes: The Buccaneers

The Buccaneers is a hugely joyful and charming series, starring Imogen Waterhouse and other British talent. We went behind the scenes and spoke to the series director Susanna White to find out how it came to be styled and filmed.

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On Location: Scotland

We asked Susanna White, the director behind the TV series, The Buccaneers, why she used such a varied mix of locations, and which were her favourites.

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Father Ted

Dermot Morgan’s performance is outstanding in one of the most beloved and hilarious TV shows of all time.

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A Boy Called Christmas

Michiel Huisman and Kristen Wiig star in this magical, hilarious and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible.

Arthur Christmas

Become enraptured by this joyful, straightforward and outright fun animation, co-directed by Sarah Smith and Barry Cook.

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Your Christmas or Mine?

Sex Education’s Asa Butterfield stars in this hilarious life-swap rom-com, directed by Irish filmmaker Jim O’Hanlon.

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This is Christmas

Become absorbed in the enjoyably absurd premise of this sweet-natured and moving festive firecracker.

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Clown

Immerse yourself in this charming and nostalgic short, directed and co-written by Luigi Berio.

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Bridget Jones's Diary

Renée Zellweger’s Oscar-nominated performance as the endearingly flawed Bridget Jones is as hilarious as it is charming.

The Wrap: November 2023

Debutantes, plucky underdogs, and evil exes... these upcoming November releases are sure to thrill! Check out our round-up of the best film, TV, animation and games titles coming to a screen near you this autumn.

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Culprits

An all-star British cast feature in this glossy and stylish television heist, led by UK actor Gemma Arterton.

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The Crown (Season 6)

The fictionalised exploration of Britain’s Royal Family continues in The Crown’s sixth and final season.

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JFK: One Day in America

With an original approach to a well-known story, director Ella Wright recounts the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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Robbie Williams

A four-part mini-series documenting the life of one of the most successful British performers of all time, Robbie Williams.

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EA Sports WRC

Immerse yourself in this electrifying rally game, developed by the award-winning team behind the DiRT Rally series.

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The Buccaneers

Fans of Bridgerton will enjoy this raucous period rom-com, starring Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe, Josie Totah and Aubri Ibrag.

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Saltburn

Barry Keoghan and Jacob Elordi lead this exquisitely black-hearted tale of privilege, with Margot Robbie on board as co-producer.

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Next Goal Wins

Oscar-winning director Taika Waititi teams up with revered actor Michael Fassbender in this heartfelt underdog comedy.

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Scott Pilgrim Takes Off

The film’s original cast return to voice this stunning animated series, based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley.

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Behind the Scenes: The Canterville Ghost

An all-star UK cast lend their vocal talents to The Canterville Ghost, a warm-hearted animation, based on a short story by Oscar Wilde. We went behind the scenes and spoke to the creative team behind the film to find out how the story was...

On My Screen: Garth Davis

At the 2023 BFI London Film Festival, we asked Garth Davis, the Australian director of Foe which premiered at this year’s festival, about the UK Directors that he wants everyone to watch.

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Bait

Cornwall-born Mark Jenkin’s dreamlike masterpiece is as visually distinctive as it is narratively gripping and satisfying.

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Military Wives

Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan lead this crowd-pleasing drama-comedy exploring the power and catharsis of collective music.

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Drink More Glurp

Compete with friends or play solo as you swing your way through this endlessly enjoyable mini-golf party game.

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Kingdom of Us

A complex story about a family whose lives change forever due to the suicide of husband and father, Paul Shanks.

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Apostasy

Manchester-born writer-director Daniel Kokotajlo uses first-hand experience to craft his debut feature exploring life as a Jehovah’s Witness.

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Joyland

This astonishing debut from Pakistani writer-director Saim Sadiq looks at the repressed desires of a family in Lahore.

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On My Screen: Iain Reid

At this year’s BFI London Film Festival, we asked Iain Reid, the Canadian best-selling author of Foe, about the one UK Film that he wants everyone to watch.

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Horrible Histories

Learn about history through a unique and endlessly funny lens, in this original comedy series that’s not just for children.

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A Discovery of Witches

Immerse yourself in this supernatural fantasy series based on author Deborah Harkness’s dark and gripping trilogy.

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Penny Dreadful

Skyfall writer John Logan explores the origin stories of some of literature’s most horrifying characters, including Dr Jekyll and Dracula.

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The Baby

Created, directed, written and executive-produced by an entirely female team, this eight-part series won’t fail to enrapture.

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The Hallow

Filmmaker Corin Hardy delivers an impressive debut about a family fighting evil spirits in an Irish forest.

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The Limehouse Golem

Juan Carlos Medina directs this Victorian-set murder mystery, captivatingly led by British actor Bill Nighy.

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The Awakening

Rebecca Hall is phenomenal in this gripping and disturbing supernatural thriller.

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The Woman in Black

Classic British institution, Hammer Films, is revived for this fresh take on Susan Hill’s widely-adapted novel.

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The Levelling

Immerse yourself in rural Somerset in this fierce, uncompromising and unsettling tale of tragedy, poverty and family secrets.

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StarDog and TurboCat

A starry voice-cast lend their talents to this entertaining animation about a dog who time-travels fifty years into the future.

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Top of the Lake

Oscar-winning writer-director Jane Campion helms this captivating female-led crime drama, featuring a remarkable performance from Elisabeth Moss.

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Mary Magdalene

Rooney Mara is outstanding in this bold and ambitious attempt to reposition Mary Magdalene outside of misogynistic ideology.

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Lion

Dev Patel masterfully leads this affecting drama about a lost child who reunites with his estranged family twenty-five years later.

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Detectorists

Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones are outstanding in this charming comedy about two middle-aged metal-detecting friends.

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Tetris

This captivating thriller explores the origins of Tetris and how it found its way out of Russia.

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Call the Midwife

Immerse yourself in this moving, funny and progressive look at midwifery in 1950s East End London.

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Trying

Rafe Spall and Esther Smith are dazzling as a couple pursuing adoption in this unlikely comedic exploration of infertility.

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Flesh and Blood

What you see isn’t always what you get in this gripping Imelda Staunton-led four-part mini-series.

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Finding Your Feet

A starry cast lead this feel-good comedy-drama, with Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie and Timothy Spall.

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How to Change the World

British filmmaker Jerry Rothwell examines the genesis of Greenpeace in this engrossing and inspiring documentary.

The Wrap: October 2023

While we hunker down for spooky season, October’s upcoming releases are sure to chill as well as thrill! Check out our video round-up of the best film, TV, animation and games titles coming to a screen near you.

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Sour Grapes

A captivating true-crime documentary about a young savant who conned wine enthusiasts out of millions of dollars.

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Dungeon Golf

Compete with friends or play solo as you swing your way through this endlessly enjoyable mini-golf party game.

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We Are Newcastle United

This four-episode documentary series explores Newcastle United FC as they search for a sponsor and deal with accusations of overspending.

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The Enfield Poltergeist

This docu-series explores and reconstructs the infamous events that went on to form the basis of The Conjuring 2.

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The Devil on Trial

Explore the trial of a nineteen-year-old boy who claimed he committed a murder under possession of the devil.

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Bodies

Produced by the team behind Peaky Blinders, Stephen Graham and Unorthodox actor Shira Haas star in this time-bending crime thriller.

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Everything Now

Talk to Me actor Sophie Wilde is outstanding as a sixteen-year-old who strives to redefine herself outside of her illness.

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Beckham

Explore the life, career and legacy of one of the most famous footballers of all time, David Beckham.

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The Royal Hotel

Writer-director Kitty Green and actor Julia Garner reunite for this electrifying, chilling and genre-expanding thriller set in Australia’s outback.

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The Pigeon Tunnel

Dive into the story of John le Carré's extraordinary life, directed and written by Academy Award-winning documentarian Errol Morris.

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The Canterville Ghost

An all-star cast lend their vocal talents to this warm-hearted animation, based on a short story by Oscar Wilde.

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Foe

Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal star in this mesmerising sci-fi, based on best-selling author Iain Reid’s novel.

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Behind the Scenes: Foe

Foe, starring Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal, is a mesmerising sci-fi film, based on best-selling author Iain Reid’s novel. We went behind the scenes and spoke to the creative team behind the film to find out how it...

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The Epic of Everest

Restored by the BFI, this staggering 1924 documentary captures footage from two ill-fated explorers on Mount Everest.

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Forza Horizon 4

Snake round Britain’s country roads, speed through mountain ranges, and zip through dense woodland in this dazzling racing game.

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Last Tango in Halifax

Happy Valley creator Sally Wainwright constructs a warm and welcoming family drama starring Sarah Lancashire.

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Mank

The legend of Citizen Kane is explored in David Fincher’s gorgeous homage to, and exposé of, Hollywood’s golden age.

A dark-redheaded white woman and a dark haired white man sit on the edge of a river bank in the rain facing each other, staring intently

Wild Mountain Thyme

John Patrick Shanley directs and adapts his own play in this comedic, moving and wildly romantic tale.

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Dreaming Whilst Black

Adjani Salmon co-creates and stars in this innovative sitcom about a Black filmmaker struggling to advance his career.

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How To Build A Girl

Beanie Feldstein charmingly leads this rough-and-ready romp about the exploits of a working-class teenager from Wolverhampton.

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Fable III

Immerse yourself in this action role-playing game, the much-anticipated third instalment of the beloved Fable series.

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Oppenheimer

Cillian Murphy is astonishing in Christopher Nolan’s engrossing and expansive biopic about the creation of the atomic bomb.

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Pin Cushion

This disquieting family drama is led by two career-making performances by British actors Lily Newmark and Joanna Scanlan.

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Theeb

Young Jordanian actor Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat is outstanding in this Bedouin western about betrayal and survival.

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Truth Seekers

Join comedy duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as they reunite in a series about paranormal investigators.

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Hokko Life

Design your own town in this gentle and endearing community sim game that will appeal to fans of Animal Crossing.

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Of Time and the City

Immerse yourself in Terence Davies’ heartful study of the city of Liverpool, where he grew up in the 1950s.

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Early Man

Immerse yourself in the stone age in this unique, charming and laugh-out-loud funny Aardman animation.