Johnny Depp as the Doctor. Really?

Rumors are rampant around the “internets” about a potential new Doctor Who movie being planned with Johnny Depp as the Traveling Time Lord. According to the rumor mill, Russell T. Davies will be putting pen to paper for the big screen adaptation. As Logan Westbrook writes in The Escapist, “So, how likely is all this? […]

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Doctor Who theme by Orbital w/ Matt Smith

Never, ever doubt the power and/or following of the Traveling Time Lord. Just look at the crowd in this video from the closing night of the Glastonbury 2010 festival of the Doctor Who theme by the electronic music group, Orbital, with the Eleventh Doctor himself, Matt Smith. For those keeping score, Smith becomes on the second […]

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David Tennant to shoot romantic comedy

Now that the first season of the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who has come and gone, I know there are still David Tennant fans out there that refuse to admit he’s gone from the small screen portrayal of the traveling Time Lord. And, you’re still reeling from the news that his first attempt at breaking […]

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Another ultimate Doctor Who collectable can be yours – if you have room

Yes, another “have to have” group of collectables from Doctor Who are hitting the auction block today, 23 June, at Bonham’s in Knightbridge. If you lost out on the church used in the 2005 episode, “Father’s Day” with Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper or Captain Jack’s Range Rover used in Torchwood, which went for 18,000 pounds […]

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Stephen Fry: "British television is infantile"

Blistering? Maybe. Accurate? Definitely. For a brief moment in time, the brilliant Stephen Fry abandoned Twitter during the Annual TV Lecture at the BAFTA’s and set his sights on the British television industry. Targeting the BBC, but with a message that could be applicable to all of broadcast television, Fry fired off the belief that “Infantilism […]

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The Doctor is Out, Lennon is In

I remember when word surfaced back in 2005 that Doctor Who was going to be revamped by the great Russell T. Davies. Unfortunately, naming an actor to play the Doctor and then who would be cast as his companion pretty much stops not only the UK, but fans around the world, about as much as […]

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Keeping Up Appearances takes to the stage

Sweeping it’s way across the UK faster than Hyacinth can chase down the postman to make sure they stop the mail while they holiday on the QE2, Keeping Up Appearances, Roy Clarke’s classic British comedy, takes to the stage across the UK beginning this summer. Speaking of, David Janson, the postman from the original KUA […]

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British comedy scattershooting….

Lots of bits & bobs or odds & sods coming our way over the last couple of weeks concerning our favorite pastime, British television. Thought I’d go through a quick bit of scattershooting to give everyone updates on current series, answer some mailbag questions that have come in and impart some basic little known or […]

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Even I can't make this one up….

Seems as though every couple of months we run across the ultimate British comedy collectable. If it wasn’t the Daleks from Doctor Who, it was a church featured in a past Doctor Who episode that was put up for sale. Now comes probably not the ultimate collectable, but perhaps the most oddly interesting collectable from […]

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