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News Sunday, 20 April, 2014

  • Rob Brydon's Guess List
  • Rob Brydon's Guess List

    Incase you missed it, Rob's new panel show 'The Guess List' started on BBC One, Saturday 12th April. Tune in this week for more fun and games and to see our very own Larry Lamb on the panel.

    BBC One, Saturdays at 9.30.

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  • Chris Fairbank - smuggler
  • Chris Fairbank - smuggler

    Chris plays Harry, a rascal smuggler type. up to no good and all that in this new adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's classic novel 'Jamaica Inn'. Set in 1821 on the wild and windy Cornish moors, Chris can confirm that no horses were harmed during filming.

     

    Starts 21st April BBC One

     

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  • David Walliams on board
  • David Walliams on board

    We are very chuffed to tell you that David Walliams, co creator of Little Britain, marathon swimmer and Britain's Got Talent judge, is now represented by Hobsons. Not just known for comedy, David also has several serious roles under his belt as well as being a succesful children's author. Contact us for more info.

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  • !!! NEW ARTISTS !!!
  • !!! NEW ARTISTS !!!
  • !!! NEW ARTISTS !!!

    We are delighted to announce that we now represent Joanna Page and James Thornton. Both are well known actors and voiceover artists and have lovely shiny new reels for your listening pleasure.

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  • Rob's back on the road
  • Rob's back on the road

    Rob and Steve are back on another culinary road trip but this time around Italy. For beautiful scenery and vocal duelling, tune in on Fridays at 10.00 on BBC 2.

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  • Aoife McMahon in Tassie
  • Aoife McMahon in Tassie

    Aoife plays Mrs Foran in Sean O'Casey's 'The Silver Tassie'. Set in Ireland in WW1, the story follows a young footballer to the horror of the trenches. When he returns home, the football club has a party, where everyone dances to forget, except for the war veterans.

    At Lyttleton theatre from 15th April until 8th June

     

     

     

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  • Newsjack series 10!
  • Newsjack series 10!

    Lewis returns in the 10th series of Newsjack; the show that you can write! Listen out for his many impressions on BBC Radio 4 Xtra, Thursdays at 10.30pm. Click here to hear the voices talking about the show.

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  • Andrew Tiernan is Ephialtes
  • Andrew Tiernan is Ephialtes

    Andrew returns as the traitor Ephialtes in 300:Rise of an Empire. Stand by for 102 minutes of blood and beefcake in this CGI-tastic blockbuster on general release.

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  • Gordon is an Absolute winner!
  • Gordon is an Absolute winner!

    Congratulations to Gordon and 4 other members of the sketch show Absolutely. They wrote a show for radio called Sketchorama: Absolutely Special which aired on Radio 4 in the Autumn and last night won Best Scripted Comedy (Live Audience) at the 2014 BBC Audio Drama Awards. We snatched a quick interview with Gordon in between live links to Hollywood and he had this to say.."We have been nominated for many TV awards over the years but to have the show's first win in a category that has a set of brackets in the title is just the icing on the cake"  Click here to hear his acceptance speech.

    Will be repeated on Radio 4, 10th February at 11pm

     

     

     

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  • Selina Griffiths on stage
  • Selina Griffiths on stage

    Selina plays Angela Isham in this new play by Peter Gill. Set in the living room of a late Victorian family in Kent, the family's son is part of the group sent to Versailles to draw up the treaty. Still haunted by the loss of a loved one during the war, Leonard realises that the choices made in Paris will effect the lives of millions for years to come.

    At the Donmar 20th February - 5th April

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  • Totally Electric Toms Live!
  • Totally Electric Toms Live!

    Totally Tom (Tom Palmer and Tom Stourton) are back on Live at The Electric. The new series sees Tom and Tom trying to prove that they should be the ones on stage so they made their own TV show...

    On BBC3, Fridays at 11.50pm.

     

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  • Dean at the National
  • Dean at the National

    When Jo's mother Helen runs off with second hand car salesman Peter (Dean), Jo gets involved with a sailor who promises her the world then buggers off to sea....This ground breaking play of the 50s is set in post-war Salford and is a harsh depiction of working class life.

    Opens at Lyttleton Theatre 10th February and runs until 11th May.

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  • Bryony back in Call the Midwife
  • Bryony back in Call the Midwife

    Bryony returns as midwife Cynthia in this 3rd series of the popular 1950's drama set in London's East End.

     

    On BBC1, Sundays at 8pm

     

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  • Tony Hirst narrates new Channel 4 series
  • Tony Hirst narrates new Channel 4 series

    Tony narrates a new series looking at the residents of one of Britain's most benefits dependent streets. Benefits Street starts 6th January on Channel 4 at 9pm.

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  • Waterloo Road back on our tellies
  • Waterloo Road back on our tellies

    Melanie Hill is back as teacher Maggie Croft in Waterloo Road from Wednesday 8th January. Tune in to see if Maggie can rebuild her life after the untimely death of husband (Grantly Budgen) from kidney failure, just as a donor was found. Typical!

     

    Wednesdays at 8.30 on BBC1

     

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  • Peter McDonald back on stage
  • Peter McDonald back on stage

    Peter plays Brendan, landlord of the pub isolated above the town. The men are meeting for their daily pint and when a woman comes into the bar, they all try to impress her with their tales; stories of souls past and of spirits present. But one story is more real and chilling than any of them could have known...

    Now transfered to the West End - At Wyndham's until 19th April

     

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  • And aiiiiiyeeeayyyyyyy will always love yoooooo......
  • And aiiiiiyeeeayyyyyyy will always love yoooooo......

    Need someone's kneecaps taking out? Then look no further... Tristan's swapped his stethoscope for a piece. He's playing Frank Farmer in The Bodyguard and is taking no prisoners.

    At The Adelphi from 12th September.

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  • Shobna Gulati joins Hobsons
  • Shobna Gulati joins Hobsons

    We're delighted to announce that Shobna has joined us. Probably best known for playing Sunita in Coronation Street but has many other roles to her credit.

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  • Tony Hirst joins Hobsons
  • Tony Hirst joins Hobsons

    We're delighted to announce that Tony Hirst has joined us. You may know him as Fireman Paul Kershaw in Coronation Street but when he's not saving lives on the cobbles, he's very happy to lend his voice to your various v/o projects. Click here for his reel.

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  • Olly Murray's here!
  • Olly Murray's here!

    Young presenter Olly Murray has joined Hobsons' ranks. She currently presents online VideoJug, and you can hear her new reel here.

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