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‘Pulse’ Screencaptures & More

Pulse‘ aired yesterday on BBC3 and it’s easy to find a ton of glowing reviews – The Scotsman says it’s “grisly, grimy and intriguing” and could “prove another triumph for BBC3, following the hit show Being Human.” Herald.ie wrote that it’s “a deeply satisfying mixture of suspense and horror set in an NHS hospital”.

If you too, enjoyed the pilot episode and want to help it get picked up for a proper series be sure to leave a comment on the BBC 3 Blog (where you can also re-watch the entire episode). And here’s the Official PULSE Facebook Page.

Hannah who is played to beautiful affect by Claire Foy
– Monstersandcritics.com

Built around the impressively versatile Claire Foy, fresh from sneering up a storm in Going Postal, Pulse aimed at a tricky mix of soap and supernatural and got it pretty much spot on. Caring without being cloying, Foy handled Hannah’s complicated backstory, which involved both a mental breakdown and a break-up (with the creepy Nick), with some aplomb.
– Metro.co.uk

The excellently understated Claire Foy playing trainee doc Hannah. … Good performances, most notably from Claire Foy as a traumatised trainee doctor, Hannah Carter, resuming her studies following the death of her mother.
– The Guardian

Foy makes for a convincing heroine, and plays the part with the right mix of vulnerability and determination to prevent her character from sliding into the typical woman-in-peril clichés that the horror genre so frequently falls back on.
– Den of Geek

What is absolutely certain is this is a first-rate cast, headed by Claire Foy of Little Dorrit fame as junior doctor Hannah.
– Mirror.co.uk

So what does the writer, Paul Cornell think of Claire as the heroine in his show? “The way the emotion works through that cast is tremendous. Claire Foy, who appears in almost every frame, did such an amazing job, and it’s wonderful to see.” (source) “The casting here is excellent, though. Claire Foy really does heavy lifting. It’s her quest, she’s the centre for us.” (source)

Here’s an interview where Claire herself talks about ‘Pulse‘:
Claire Foy & Ben Miles, Pulse, TV Choice Magazine

Assuming ‘Pulse‘ gets commissioned by the BBC for a full series we’ll be looking at transmitting in late March or early April of 2011 – according to its producer Simon Heath (source). Don’t forget to leave your positive comments on the BBC 3 Blog.

GALLERY LINKS:
– Movies & Television > Pulse (TV, 2010): Production Stills
– Movies & Television > Pulse (TV, 2010): Pilot

Signing off with this quote:

It was refreshing, and bold, and a break from the norm. So yes, if you’re reading this, BBC controllers: please, sirs, can we have some more?
– The Independent

Categories "Going Postal" Gallery

‘Going Postal’ Reception

Following the airing of ‘Going Postal‘ on Sunday and Monday the general echo about the Terry Pratchett adaptation is very favourable. Many reviews called it entertaining and great fun and were praising the excellent cast – including Claire Foy – as well as the show’s visuals. And Claire seems to have gained quite a number of new fans according to Twitter.

Claire Foy a sneering delight as Adora Deerheart, the perfect anti-love interest for the perfect anti-hero.
– Metro

The stellar cast is headed by Richard Coyle as conman-turned- postmaster Moist von Lipwig and Claire Foy as Adora Belle Dearheart.
– Mirror

Clare Foy is a petite powder keg of sarcastic sharp-tongued charm and compact strength in four inch steel-tipped stilettos in her Adora Belle guise
– Den of Geek

It was the most-watched multichannel show of the day on Sunday, with 879,000 viewers and a 5% audience share. The second part on Monday attracted 627,000 viewers and brought Sky an audience share of 3.2%.

Sky1 HD and Sky1 are repeating all of ‘Going Postal on Friday, June 4th from 6pm! And it will be released on Region 2 Blu-ray & 2 Disc Special Edition DVD on August 23, 2010 including the following extras:

• Exclusive Terry Pratchett Introduction
• Deleted Scenes
• Blooper Reel
• Image Gallery: props, set drawings, storyboards
• Cast, Crew and Terry Pratchett interviews
• Director audio commentary

GALLERY LINK:
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Production Stills

Categories "Going Postal" "Pulse" Articles Gallery

More Scans & Interviews

Anna and I have added more scans from UK publications to the gallery, thanks to the ever helpful Lorna!

Claire Foy is featured in The Stage Podcast talking about of course ‘Pulse‘ and ‘Going Postal‘. We learn that she’s finished filming ‘Homeland‘ in Israel. Listen to the lovely interview here.

And the ‘Going PostalPress Pack features an interview with Claire, which was added to our Press Archive:

Claire Foy On…

GALLERY LINKS:
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Poster
– Scans: TV Choice (UK) – May 29-June 4, 2010
– Scans: Radio Times (UK) – May 29-June 4, 2010
– Scans: New (UK) – May 31, 2010

Categories "Going Postal" Gallery Videos

Lots of ‘Going Postal’ Material

The Official ‘Going Postal’ Website has been updated with loads of pictures & videos, many of which feature Claire as Adora Belle Dearheart. Seriously, you can spend quite some time on there and it’s definitely worth checking out ahead of the airing of the Terry Pratchett adaptation next Sunday & Monday, May 30 & 31, 2010 at 6pm on Sky 1 and HD. Here the direct links to the videos with the Claire Foy interview & Adora’s Make-Up Secrets on the Official Website.

GALLERY LINKS:
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Promotion
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Interviews
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Featurettes
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): ‘Adora Belle Dearheart’ Trailer
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Website
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Official Wallpaper

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‘Pulse’ Trailer

As briefly mentioned before, the BBC3 pilot ‘Pulse‘ starring Claire Foy will air next week on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 9pm on BBC3. Here’s the official site with a trailer.

One whole week before, on Thursday, May 27, 2010, the show will premiere online on BBC.co.uk.

If you reside in the UK and can view BBC3 please be sure to tune in. The amount of viewers will decide the future fate of this – according to many online reviews – promising series.

GALLERY LINK:
– Movies & Television > Pulse (TV, 2010): Trailer

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Claire featured in Harper’s Bazaar

The June issue of UK Harper’s Bazaar features Claire Foy together with other “world-conquering British actresses” in their Shooting Stars portfolio.

Claire Foy
AGE: 26

BREAKTHROUGH: As Amy Dorrit in the BBC’s 2008 adaptation of Little Dorrit.
UP NEXT: The female lead in Peter Kosminsky’s Channel 4 drama Homeland. Also, starring roles in Sky One’s Terry Pratchett adaptation Going Postal, and with Nicolas Cage in Season of the Witch.

GALLERY LINK:
– Scans: Harper’s Bazaar (UK) – June 2010

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First look at Hannah in ‘Pulse’

The BBC3 pilot ‘Pulse‘ will air sometime in June and so far the few advance reviews have been very positive. Let’s hope it will get picked up!

The main character, Hannah, like all the best Heroes/heroines has her own inner demons to conquer when’s she’s not busy uncovering that all is not well at St Timothy’s. Her growth from a daughter struggling with her mother’s death and the huge shoes she now has to fill to reluctant heroine feels realistic. It would have been easy to start the episode with a massive info dump to give us her background but instead we are allowed to find out how and why she’s so traumatized as the episode draws on.
source: Geek Syndicate

GALLERY LINK:
– Movies & Television > Pulse (TV, 2010): Promotion
– Movies & Television > Pulse (TV, 2010): Production Stills

Categories "Going Postal" Gallery Videos

‘Going Postal’ Extended Trailer etc

I replaced the captures of the first trailer with some without the Sky Logo and added captures of the extended ‘Going Postal‘ trailer that can be watched on the official site or below the cut. Also added some new stills. Apparently, ‘Going Postal‘ is scheduled to air on May 30.

The author of the book, Terry Pratchett, described Adora Belle Dearheart, Claire’s character, as “a kind of Bogart heroine” in a recent interview with The Independent.

GALLERY LINK:
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Production Stills
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Trailer
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010): Extended Trailer

Continue reading ‘Going Postal’ Extended Trailer etc

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‘Going Postal’ Trailer & Poster

The trailer for ‘Going Postal‘ is now on Sky HD and their website. The website trailer is also advertising the – as of yet empty – official site.

GALLERY LINKS:
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010) > Trailer
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010) > Posters & Covers

Watch the trailer below the cut:
Continue reading ‘Going Postal’ Trailer & Poster

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First Look at Adora Belle Dearheart

I added 2 pictures from the upcoming TV movie ‘Going Postal‘ which show Claire Foy as Adora Belle Dearheart. Sky One will be airing this “story of sweet romance and dark revenge set against an ongoing dispute between a traditional postal system and Discworld’s equivalent of the internet” in April 2010. Stay tuned for the exact dates as well as hopefully more and/or better pictures. In the meantime the official plot synopsis:

When life as a travelling con artist catches up with swindler Moist Von Lipwig (Coyle), it looks as though he will face the death penalty. But awarded a last minute reprieve, Lipwig is given one more chance on the condition that he takes up the cursed role of postmaster, and transforms Ankh-Morpork’s decrepit post office. Making an immediate enemy of bloodthirsty tyrant Reacher Gilt (Suchet), Lipwig’s first instinct is to run… until he meets the spellbinding Adora Belle Dearheart (Foy) with whom he falls in love. But what they both are unaware of is the part Lipwig played in the downfall of the Dearheart family. Is their romance forever doomed?

GALLERY LINKS:
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010) > Production Stills
– Movies & Television > Going Postal (TV, 2010) > Promotion

Categories "Season of the Witch" Gallery

‘Season of the Witch’ Website is Live!

I’m actually a bit late with updating about this because I’ve been out of the country but you may have already noticed this yourself when following our links to the Official ‘Season of the Witch’ Website. It was updated with actual content last week. Check it out now to watch the trailer, look through the gallery, grab spooky downloads and more. Make sure to view the site in “full screen mode” to really experience the chills and thrills of what’s to come on March 19th! Please note, as we get closer to release, the site will be continually updated with new video content and cool interactive features that will take you deeper into the world of the witch.

GALLERY LINKS:
– Movies & Television > Season of the Witch (2010) > Website
– Movies & Television > Season of the Witch (2010) > Official Wallpaper

Categories "Season of the Witch" "Wreckers" Gallery Public Events

New ‘Wreckers’ Stills and More

Added two photos from the British Academy Television Craft Awards 2009, the Russian poster for Season of the Witch and two brand new Wreckers stills.

Wreckers is a drama with a dark, erotic heart, and a unique twist on the theme of the returning soldier.

A dark tale of love, desire and secrets, between brothers and a new bride. Starring Claire Foy, Benedict Cumberbatch and Shaun Evans.

Wreckers was shot on 16mm last Summer on location in the Fens and outside London.

GALLERY LINKS:
– Events: British Academy Television Craft Awards 2009
Season of the Witch (2010): Posters & Covers
Wreckers (2010): Production Stills

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Best of British Talent – Screencaptures

I added screencaptures of the Behind the Scene footage of Claire Foy’s photo shoot for the ‘Best of British Talent’ spread in the new InStyle issue. There’s also a video of InStyle’s party to celebrate the issue and the BAFTAs. I added caps of Claire among the party crowd and of her being interviewed.

GALLERY LINK:
– Photoshoots – InStyle – Behind the Scenes (2010)
– Interviews/News Segments – InStyle.co.uk | Best Of British Talent Party to celebrate the BAFTAs