Spend Christmas with The Doctor and River Song…at the Cinema!

Even though we are still right at six weeks from Christmas, it already seems like it’s here with the brilliant telly news coming out of the UK this week. First the announcement came that the long-awaited Sherlock special, “The Abominable Bride” would be released in the cinema following the New Year’s broadcast on BBC1 and PBS. Now […]

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First glimpse of Jenna Coleman as ‘Queen Victoria’

Jenna Coleman’s post-Doctor Who career has ‘officially’ begun with the first pics that have been released of the forthcoming ITV series, Victoria. With the release of the first images, also comes the news that Rufus Sewell (Parade’s End) has been added to the cast as Lord Melbourne, Victoria’s first prime minister. The drama will also star Peter Firth (Spooks) as […]

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Peter Capaldi is now, officially, the coolest Doctor ever

If, by chance, you happened to have hung out in Glasgow in the early 80’s, you may remember a punk band that went by the name of The Bastards from Hell and then, later, the Dreamboys. What you might not remember is that two members of the group who would go on to be pretty […]

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Why did the Dalek cross the (Abbey) Road?

To ‘exterminate’ the other side, perhaps? Before we can even speculate on any potential implications and/or additional explanations as to why, I think someone needs to answer the question as to why both the Doctor and Clara would allow a Dalek to be behind them. Walking across Abbey Road is dangerous enough these days without […]

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More ‘lost’ At Last the 1948 Show episodes discovered.

The British Film Institute unearthed a valuable piece of television history this week. Two more missing episodes of the cult comedy, At Last the 1948 Show, which was a precursor to Monty Python’s Flying Circus, have been found 48 years after they aired. Named for a joke about how long it took TV commissioners to make a […]

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T-minus 28 days and counting to Doctor Who 9!

With just under 28 days until the Saturday, 19 September Doctor Who season 9 opening two-parter, “The Magician’s Apprentice“ and “The Witch’s Familiar“, have their premiere on BBC1/BBC America, there is much to fan the Internet flames of speculation as to where current showrunner, Steven Moffat, will take us this year. While it’s no secret that both Missy and […]

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Dirk Gently is taking his Holistic Detective Agency toys and coming to America

Dirk Gently, Douglas Adams’ holistic detective, who was brought to life by Stephen Mangan (Green Wing, Episodes) in a one and done-series, four-episode BBC4 adapatation, will get another shot at success across the pond. Gently bases his methods on the “fundamental interconnectedness of all things”, which relies on random chance methods to uncover connections between seemingly-unrelated cases. While […]

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