Ford Cortina vs Audi Quattro – the debate rages on…

After reading recently that John Simm would be keen on a possible Life on Mars revival, I reminded myself about the greatness of the series starring Philip Glenister as DCI Gene Hunt and John Simm as DI Sam Tyler. Primarily set in the 70s, the series centered around Tyler, a policeman in service with the Greater Manchester Police who, […]

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Former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner to adapt ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ for HBO

With the TARDIS barely in is rearview mirror, former Doctor Who and current Sherlock showrunner, Steven Moffat, is headed back to the small screen to adapt Audrey Niffenegger’s novel The Time Traveler’s Wife for HBO. Much like his well-documented, long-term fanboy feelings toward Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes character, Moffat has long been a fan of the 2003 science […]

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Make that ‘Doctor Who’ scarf you’ve always wanted!

Yes, Tom Baker’s original signature multi-colored scarf was done by professionals but, unlike those Porsche or BMW commercials that wind you through the closed back roads of Arkansas at breakneck speeds, you are encouraged to try this at home thanks to a BBC Enterprises memorandum from back in the 80s. The origin of the scarf, as […]

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The TARDIS lands in Hall H for SDCC2018 ‘Doctor Who’ S11 update

Just as in years past, Hall H inside the San Diego Convention Center was THE place to be last week. One moment on Thursday, in particular, stood out well above the rest. The Doctor Who panel that kicked of this year’s San Diego Comic Con International was highlighted by the attendance of new showrunner Chris Chibnall, Doctor #13 […]

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DCI Vera Stanhope to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again as ITV commissions S9

ITV’s top-rated crime drama Vera, starring Brenda Brethyn, is set to return for a new series beginning in 2019. The 2-time Academy Award nominee will don her trademark floppy fishing tackle shop hat to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again as series 9 has been commissioned by ITV. Based on the bestselling Inspector Stanhope books by award-winning […]

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New faces head to Cornwall to join cast of ‘Poldark’ for series 4

When series 4 of Poldark returns this Fall on PBS (tentative Summer 2018 on BBC1), there will be a few new faces making their way up and down the Devon coastline. Louis Davison, the son of Fifth Doctor Peter Davison and brother-in-law of Tenth Doctor David Tennant, has joined the cast of the BBC1/PBS drama for series four. […]

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A 21st century ‘Worzel Gummidge’ adaptation up next for Detectorists’ MacKenzie Crook

While Worzel Gummidge isn’t a name that freely rolls off one’s tongue, the walking, talking scarecrow character with the interchangeable heads, each one giving him a unique special skill, has definitely been a fixture in British children’s fiction since the mid-1930s. The series of books by the English novelist Barbara Euphan Todd was later adapted numerous times […]

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