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EastEnders star Turner on Stacey's return

Turner - "Stacey is in prison at the moment, but not for long!"

With the jailed Stacey Branning back in EastEnders next week, actress Lacey Turner has promised fans that they are set to see "bad things happen".

Warning: spoiler alert!

In a BBC interview, Turner was asked how her character will react to mother Jean's (Gillian Wright) idea to get her out of prison.

She replied: "Stacey doesn't take it so well at first. She wants to serve her time and that is something she really wants to do to - then be able to start her new life afterwards.

"She feels she can't start again until she has paid ...

Game of Thrones: Nine cast members added

Game of Thrones is set to return in 2015

HBO have confirmed a group of nine new stars will join their hit drama Game of Thrones for its upcoming fifth season including Bond villain Jonathan Pryce.

The castings were confirmed at San Diego Comic-Con during the Game of Thrones panel discussion with Tomorrow Never Dies villain Jonathan Pryce leading the casting.

Pryce will take on the role of High Sparrow in the fifth season, a religious man that will gain followers amongst the poor and oppressed in King's Landing.

The role of Myrcella Baratheon, Cersei's only daughter, has been re-cast with Nell Tiger Free taking on the ...

On the Box - TV Preview

Kerry Washington's back for more Scandal - this time on Sky Living

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Jul 26 - Fri Aug 01).

Among the new and returning shows are the Kerry Washington-starring US drama Scandal and RTÉ One's Pet Island. Going through the Out Door are Grey's Anatomy and Hannibal . . .

Pick of the week

Scandal, Thursday, Sky Living

Season three of this highly addictive and frantically paced drama from Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes sees the show move from the UK's Channel 4 subsidiary More4 to Sky Living. Kerry Washington stars as Olivia Pope, Washington DC’s ultimate crisis management professional ...

Julia Louis-Dreyfuss is in top form as VP Selena Meyer in Jeep

On the Box - TV Review

John Byrne checks out the returning Veep and newcomer Silicon Valley, as well as two very different documentary series, one about Dublin's Shelbourne Hotel and the other about gifted British kids

Alan Carr is back with a Chatty Man summer special

On the Box - TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Mon Jul 21 - Fri 25)

The scenes will air on BBC One and RTÉ One on Thursday July 24

EastEnders set for heart-to-heart

Two of EastEnders' younger characters will have to face their feelings for each other on BBC One and RTÉ One this week.

Patsy Palmer

EastEnders confirms Tiffany and Morgan exits

EastEnders has confirmed that young cast members Maisie Smith and Devon Higgs will be leaving the British soap.

Michael Emerson is all tics and mannerisms in Person of Interest

On the Box - TV Review

This week's box beat sees John Byrne reviewing the second season double-bill opener of Person of Interest, a new comedy from Chuck Lorre, a documentary about songs banned in Britain, and Bill O'Herlihy's World Cup swan song.

Michael Emerson and Jim Caviezel
form a great double-act in Person of Interest

On the Box - TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (July 12-18)

Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as a philanthropist  in The Honourable Woman

On the Box - TV Review

John Byrne takes in a new drama on BBC Two featuring Maggie Gyllenhaal, a US sci-fi show on E4, and an RTÉ One documentary about drug mule Michaella McCollum Connolly.