Russia is making drama series on Vladimir Putin’s activities

 An excerpt from Russia’s new TV show on the weekly activities of Vladimir Putin – video ” The Guardian” Vladimir Putin’s “wonderful” physique and his love for children have been hailed in the first episode of a new television programme devoted to the Russian president’s weekly activities. Moscow. Kremlin. Putin, which aired at prime time on Sunday evening on the Rossiya 1 state television channel, also joked that even wild animals were afraid of the Kremlin strongman. The hour-long show aired hours after thousands of people had marched near Red…

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Chewing Gum star Michaela Coel to write drama on sexual consent

Michaela Coel, who created the E4 sitcom Chewing Gum, is to write and star in a drama for the BBC exploring the issue of sexual consent. The “fearless, frank and provocative” series, which has a working title of Jan 22nd, will look into “the distinction between liberation and exploitation”, the broadcaster said. Coel, 30, will play Arabella, whose experience of consent is at the heart of the story. The character meets friends and colleagues whose sexual adventures collide with new codes of sexual conduct. “I feel weirdly overwhelmed and honoured to be…

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