Queen Victoria gets a taste (or distaste) for motherhood as series 2 nears

Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert are looking a bit pensive in this newly released picture from the long-awaited return of series 2 of Victoria. Series Executive Producer and co-writer, Daisy Goodwin, is someone who probably knows why as she hints that the course of true love ‘…does not run smooth‘ for Victoria and Albert in the forthcoming […]

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Churchill Arms pub landlord to pull last pint after 32 years

I’m afraid loyal Tellyspotting readers are going to have to indulge me a bit this morning as there is no joy in Mudville (or Notting Hill for that matter) following the news that Gerry O’Brien, the Irish landlord/pioneering pint puller that has been running the area’s world-famous, flower-adorned Churchill Arms pub for the past 32 years is hanging up his […]

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It’s Kryten x 4 as the first image from ‘Red Dwarf XII’ is released

In the opening episode of Red Dwarf XII, airing this Fall on Dave, the three non-Kryten crew members of the Jupiter Mining Corportation are turned into mechanoids just like Kryten. Understandably, the boys had a differing view of the situation depending on whether or not you have played Kryten or…well, have not. Rather than turning […]

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‘The Collection’ is PBS’ newest visual masterpiece this October

As if the return of both Poldark (October 1) and The Durrells in Corfu (October 15) aren’t enough to solidify this October as a must-see-tv month on PBS, the newest addition to ‘Drama Sunday’ of The Collection (October 8) will bring a bit of contemporary haute couture along with just enough conspiracy and sleaze to keep you coming back […]

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PBS to mark 20th with ‘Diana: Her Story’

With a global audience of over 750 million, many individuals will instantly remember staying up all night to watch Lady Diana Spencer wed Charles, Prince of Wales, on 29 July 1981 at St. Paul’s Cathedral. Those same individuals will also forever remember where they were the moment they heard the tragic news of Princess Diana’s tragic […]

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Doctor #12 comes face to face with the past in his final adventure, “Twice Upon a Time”

With much of Doctor Who-Nation still reeling (in a brilliant way) from the recent announcement that Broadchurch‘s Jodie Whittaker will be taking the keys to the TARDIS in 2018, the BBC just released an early trailer for the 2017 Christmas Special, “Twice Upon a Time”, the forthcoming Peter Capaldi finale as the Twelfth Doctor, and it’s all that […]

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Deborah Watling, companion to Patrick Troughton’s Doctor, dies at age 69

Following a short battle with cancer, Deborah Watling, the actress best known for her role as companion Victoria Waterfield, appearing opposite Patrick Troughton’s second Doctor in 40 episodes of Doctor Who from 1967-68, has died at the age of 69. The actress is the daughter of actress Patricia Hicks and actor Jack Watling, who also […]

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British Airways’ new pre-flight safety video will be one you actually pay attention to!

Beginning Friday, 1 September, air travelers on British Airways will experience first hand a new pre-flight safety video created in conjunction with Comic Relief, the U.K. charity behind Red Nose Day. The video features a number of celebrities auditioning for a coveted part in the new video while simultaneously demonstrating the safety features and procedures on […]

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Starbug heads to Earth as RDXII confirmed for Autumn premiere on Dave

What started in 1988 as a simple low-budget sitcom set in deep space will kick off the series’ 30th anniversary this Autumn with the release of the next set of six episodes, affectionately known as RDXII, taped in early 2016 at Pinewood Studios.  At times, cast and crew, who probably spent years sitting by themselves at the BBC commissary when they were the […]

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Jodie Whittaker takes the keys to the TARDIS as 13th Doctor

Moments after Roger Federer defeated Croatia’s Marin Čilić at Wimbledon in three straight sets to win the Wimbledon Mens Finals, and after 54 years, the BBC announced The Doctor is finally a woman.  Despite the Time Lord’s being able to regenerate as women, as demonstrated when Michelle Gomez became The Master/Missy, the traveling Time Lord at the […]

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