Matt Lucas takes us BTS on the set of ‘Doctor Who’ 10!

This is nothing short of brilliant on two counts. Well, probably more than two, but that’s all I can think of at present. First, the fact that Matt Lucas is returning to Doctor Who and, two, no one EVER gets to see anything other than maybe a few stills taken during production of Doctor Who. EVER! Those […]

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‘Sherlock’ adds ‘Selfridge’/’Adventures in Time and Space’ star to cast for series 4

The stellar cast for Sherlock series 4 just got a bit more stellar with the addition of yet another familiar face. Sacha Dhawan has signed on to play a character named “AJ” in the new series, according sources close to the production. Dhawan, who will join series regulars Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington, Rupert Graves and […]

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‘Doctor Who’ and the Tesla coil – Science is cool 2.0!

Post binge-watching of Breaking Bad and our discovery of the Doctor Who ‘Periodic Table’, here is another ‘this is why science is cool’ post, which seems to be becoming a weekly topic of discussion here at Tellyspotting. This just in from a world where Doctor Who and Nikola Tesla cross paths. The Tesla coil is an electrical resonant transformer circuit invented […]

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First extended look at ‘Victoria’ — coming January 2017 to PBS

Come January 2017, Downton Abbey fans who will still be in denial over the end of the most-watched drama in PBS’ history will be saying ‘all hail Victoria’ when PBS premieres Victoria as part of the Masterpiece series. Jenna Coleman, who has spent the last several years jetting around the galaxy in a blue police box that’s bigger on […]

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Rare 1966 Dalek sells for £38K

A 1966 Dalek has sold for approximately £38,000 to a UK bidder after attracting bids from around the world in a recent film and TV memorabilia auction. A man from London bought the Dalek, beating bids from America, Australia, New Zealand and Belgium. The Dalek, which was seen in the 1966 film Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 […]

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Have we seen the last of Clara Oswald? Maybe, maybe not.

A few brilliant bits of news came out of both the Dallas Comic-Con and Awesome Con in DC this month. First, in Dallas, fans learned firsthand from The Doctor, himself, that series 10 will be going back into production in two weeks. Two weeks! While we are still looking at an April 2017 premiere (following a Christmas […]

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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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