Martin joins BBC Bite Size

Martin will be teaching during the pandemic at the BBC as BBC Bite Size returns. The programme begins next Monday 8th but Martin will make his appearance between the 25th and 26th June and will be celebrating Shakespeare with other RSC actors including Niamh Cusack, Bally Gill, Natalie Simpson and Jamie Wilkes.

Bite Size is available from

A Confession nominated for BAFTA TV

A Confession received only one – although a big one – nomination for Best Mini Series at BAFTA’s TV. The ceremony will take place next July 31st but with no in person attendance due to the pandemic.

It’s a pity Martin wasn’t nominated for his impressive portrayal of DS Stephen Fulcher.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

Martin in Q Magazine

Martin appears in what would seem to be another album selection for Q Magazine but from the same time as the last issue that Q published with his selection.

In Q Magazine’s recent tweet from May 29, you can find a link to purchase the magazine online.

Talking Heads air date

We finally have an air date for Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads: a total of 12 films that will be available from Tuesday 23 June at 9pm UK Time.

Martin will be delivering “A Chip In The Sugar”. Here’s a first look:


And here is the official BBC Press Office tweet with the other actors that are participating in this exciting project.

Breeders renewed for a 2nd season

Breeders renewed for a 2nd season

Great news for all the cast and crew (and fans) of Breeders as it has been picked up for a second season!

Martin Freeman said in a statement: “So pleased we get another go at Breeders. I reckon the next one will be even better. It’s such a pleasure working with this team… we’ll see you all soon. Well, not soon. But at some point, honest.”

Source: RT

Martin’s radio slot next Sunday!

As we mentioned some time ago, Martin is going to be hosting his own radio show for 2 weeks starting next Sunday 14th on BBC Radio 6 Music at 2pm for 2 hours.

Here is Martin with a new hairstyle posing for this (sadly too short) radio show.

Martin show will air on Sunday 14th and Sunday 21st July

As always you can listen to the show live from the BBC Radio 6 Music website or you can listen to it afterwards from the iPlayer.