Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake is playing Brooks - "an innocent and beguiling Northern girl". The Comic Strip to spoof Rebekah Brooks The biennial culture festival features the likes of Björk, Charlotte Rampling and many others. MIF 2015 guide: Albarn, FKA Twigs and more BBC Trust plans to move the channel to a digital platform only. 750 stars urge BBC to save BBC Three The pair will take part in the arts festival in July. Björk, FKA twigs booked for MIF15 The BBC announces a raft of new programming to encourage arts engagement. Armando Ianucci to edit BBC's Artsnight Christine Bottomley and Neil D'Souza join the previously-announced Maxine Peake. How to Hold Your Breath gets full cast ABC's planned series will reinvent Martha Costello as a US attorney. BBC One's Silk to be remade for US TV Praise for Peake, but production quibbles in reviews round-up of Manchester show. Maxine Peake's Hamlet: Reviews round-up Blake Harrison, Maxine Peake star in a new British thriller coming to cinemas this month. Blake Harrison in Keeping Rosy trailer The band's new album is released next month via Heavenly Recordings. Cherry Ghost announce UK tour Could BBC One's legal drama return for a fourth run? Share your thoughts! Silk: Was final episode a hit or miss? BBC One drama will return for six more episodes later this year. The Village adds new cast members Creator Peter Moffat explains that it was his decision to end the legal drama. Silk not returning for 4th series Chris Packham will go in search of Sesame Street's Big Bird among other segments. Radio 4 announces Character Invasion Day The broadcaster confirms a return date for the Maxine Peake courtroom drama. Silk series 3 first-look trailer - watch The actress will play Anne Scargill in Queens of the Coalfields. Maxine Peake for Scargill Radio 4 drama A "radical re-imagining" of the play takes place at Manchester's Royal Exchange. 'Shameless' Maxine Peake to play Hamlet More television queries resolved and those all-important UK airdates. 'SHIELD', 'Misfits': Tube Talk Q&A Death and gloom dominate the UK drama schedules. Grim viewing: Has TV got too miserable? See who showed up to the prestigious event tonight. BAFTA TV Awards 2013 red carpet pictures The BBC One drama will return with six more episodes next year. 'The Village' renewed for second series John Simm and Maxine Peake's period drama pulls in a large audience. The Village gets big ratings on BBC One Don't miss the return of Game of Thrones, Jonathan Creek and Doctor Who. Easter TV: 10 Must-Watch Shows Writer Peter Moffat has big plans for his new BBC period piece. 'Village' drama could last 42 episodes Sherlock, The Great British Bake Off and ITV's Jimmy Savile documentary also nominated. 'Parade's End' leads BPG Awards nominees Shots from John Simm's The Village and Eve Myles's Frankie. New 2013 BBC dramas: First pictures The comedian provides his voice for a play at the theatre he used to work at. Peter Kay cameos for Bolton play The period drama has been written by Silk scribe Peter Moffat. John Simm for BBC drama 'The Village' But the recommissioned series has been generally consistent for BBC One. Silk falls to 4.2m for Wednesday finale The legal drama, starring Rupert Penry-Jones, is currently airing its second run 'Silk' to return for third series on BBC The actor teases his character Clive's relationship with Martha (Maxine Peake). Penry-Jones: 'Silk Clive has no morals' Claire Skinner is spotted filming for the Doctor Who Christmas special. Claire Skinner for Xmas 'Doctor Who'? The BBC postpones airing Room At The Top at the last minute due to a "contractual issue". 'Room At The Top' postponed by BBC Legal drama Silk will return to BBC One for a second series in 2012. 'Silk' renewed by BBC for second run Silk averages 4.8m on Tuesday evening, beating Caroline Quentin's new travel series on ITV1. 'Silk' beats Caroline Quentin's India New BBC legal drama Silk stays above 5m on Tuesday evening, beating Leah's Dream on ITV1. 'Silk' stays smooth with 5m New BBC legal drama Silk debuts with 5.3m on Tuesday night, totally outperforming ITV1's Taggart. 'Silk' lays down the law with 5.3m Click here to see what Maxine Peake had to say about her role in the BBC's new legal drama Silk! Q&A: Maxine Peake chats 'Silk' Maxine Peake says that she thinks class snobbery still affects actresses. Maxine Peake: 'We're still obsessed with class' Maxine Peak admits that she was frightened about taking on a BBC primetime role in Silk. Maxine Peake admits primetime fears