‘W1A’ set to begin filming on 3rd series

Following the 2012 Olympics in London, Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville) was a man without a purpose. As Head of Deliverance of the Olympic Deliverance Commission in Twenty Twelve, Fletcher’s herculean task was to organize the 2012 London Summer Olympics in the face of massive logistical difficulties, production errors, infrastructure problems and troublesome contributors. It was not long after […]

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How to turn your Barbie Doll into a Weeping Angel

The Weeping Angels. Arguably the scariest of all villains, the Weeping Angels were first introduced in “Blink” where the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) and his companion Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman) find themselves trapped in the past trying to communicate with a young woman, Sally Sparrow (Carey Mulligan), to prevent the Weeping Angels from taking control of the TARDIS. Pretty […]

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The Tale of the Time Lord as classic and modern ‘Doctor Who’ unite

For some, the story of Doctor Who began in 2005 when Christopher Eccleston stepped out of the TARDIS. For many, however, the tale extends back through more than five decades of classic Doctors and episodes. For many more, the argument will forever exist as to whether or not Tom Baker or David Tennant or anyone in-between were […]

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Prince Charles schools Britain’s best during Shakespeare Live! celebration

“To be or not to be” was the question of the evening on Saturday as a veritable ‘who’s who’ of the British acting world assembled on stage to honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It was a rather impressive line-up of greatness who performed at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon to celebrate the Bard’s […]

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‘Late Night’ gold as Stephen Colbert and David Tennant cross paths

It’s times like this that make you realize just why the internet was created. Case in point. David Tennant and Stephen Colbert crossing paths recently on CBS’ The Late Show and it was greatness. The brief but brilliant interchange occurred before the show had even begun. As things played out, Colbert dropped into the show’s green room before the show […]

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Talking ‘Detectorists’, ‘Broadchurch’ and ‘Sherlock’; Bits and Bobs from across the pond

Detectorists 3 Andy and Lance are detectorists. While Andy and Lance’s friendship could be described as both pathetic and touching, their goal in life as ‘detectorists’ is to find much more than scraps of metal in the ground. They are looking for something to ignite and improve the drudgery of life, believing that any day, ‘this could be their […]

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Andrew Scott goes from Moriarty to Hamlet in 2017

From Laurence Olivier to Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to David Tennant to Benedict Cumberbatch, the role of Hamlet has attracted a veritable who’s who of British acting greatness the last half century. Most recently, at the National Theatre, Benedict Cumberbatch continued to showcase his considerable talents by taking on the title role last year […]

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Ok, David Tennant, what did you do with Shakespeare’s head?

Designed to mark the 400th anniversary since the death of William Shakespeare, a recent Channel 4 documentary focused its cameras on the first ever archaeological investigation of Shakespeare’s grave in Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and appears to have concluded that, wait for it…wait for it…his head quite probably is missing. Shakespeare’s Tomb, which will transmit in the […]

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Desert Island Discs adds ‘Lord Grantham’ to the castaway list

Perhaps the coolest show on the planet is BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, which premiered on BBC radio in 1942. Created by Roy Plomley, the format is about as simple as you can get. A guest ‘castaway’ is invited by host Kirsty Young to choose the eight records they would take with them to […]

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