Talking Pictures

Talking Pictures November 2020: The June Allyson Show, Rooms, Hannay, Out and Upstairs Downstairs

An occasional look at what classic TV shows Talking Pictures (Sky 328 | Freeview 81 | Freesat 306 | Virgin 445) is going to be airing soon

We’re now into November with the Talking Pictures schedule, and there’s a good few ‘new’ and returning shows coming to the line-up that I’ve been able to spot, including one biggie.

Full details of when you can watch The June Allyson Show, Rooms, Hannay, Out and – because you demanded it, apparently – Upstairs Downstairs.

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RTS events

What (more) TV’s on at the RTS in October? Including How to survive in streaming and RTS Cymru and S4C

Every so often, TMINE flags up what new TV events the Royal Television Society is holding around the UK

RTS is sneaking a couple of additional events into the October calendar, with one new one tomorrow and another a week after. Cheeky. Full details of ‘How to survive in streaming’ and ‘RTS Cymru and S4C’ after the jump.

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BAFTA events

What TV’s on at BAFTA in October? Including Cymru Awards: The Sessions and The Sister

Every Tuesday, TMINE flags up what new TV events BAFTA is holding around the UK

It’s been a while since BAFTA organised any TV events – August, in fact – but with the Cymru awards just round the corner, we’ve got a big splurge of Welsh Q&As coming our way. Naturally, that includes a chat with one Mr Russell T Davies for the writers session, but Jonathan Pryce is lined up for the actors session. Ooh!

On top of that, we’ve also got a Q&A with the cast of ITV’s The Sister coming up, too, featuring the likes of Russell Tovey.

Full details after the jump.

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BFI events

What TV’s on at the BFI in October and November 2020? Including Play for Today at 50

Every month, TMINE lets you know what TV the BFI will be presenting at the South Bank in London

Hooray! Not only has the BFI finally been able to reopen its doors, it’s also started putting on TV events. And in October and November, it’s got a whole season of events dedicated to the magnificent long-running BBC anthology show, Play for Today, which first aired 50 years ago.

Full details of the season, as well as which plays are being show and when are after the jump, as well as links to previous TMINE ‘The Weekly Play’ articles that have featured the plays.

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RTS events

What (more) TV’s on at the RTS in October? Including Jed Mercurio

Every so often, TMINE flags up what new TV events the Royal Television Society is holding around the UK

You really have to keep an eye on the RTS. For weeks, their events programme has included a session with ‘one of the country’s most high profile TV writers’. Nope. No details.

But now we know who it is, at last – it’s Jed Mercurio. Well, they weren’t wrong, were they?

In conversation with Jed Mercurio

Date: Thursday, October 15
Timings: 12.30pm
Location: Zoom

Jed Mercurio is the acclaimed writer who now also produces and directs. From this wide perspective, he’s able to tell us how writing really works in television today, and how writers can best enter the industry. Plus insights into how you can write compelling drama that keeps audiences wanting more.

Jed’s writing credits include Line of Duty, The Bodyguard, Bodies, Cardiac Arrest and The Grimleys. Hosted by William Gallagher in conjunction with the Writers’ Guild.

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