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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Scorsese's long and winding road nearing an end with Harrison doc

With a resume that includes The Last Waltz (The Band), No Direction Home (Bob Dylan), The Blues and Shine a Light (The Rolling Stones) it’s no wonder that George Harrison’s widow, Olivia, turned to Scorsese to make the definitive rock anthology about the late Beatle. No one does rock & roll like Scorsese.  He explained recently, post […]

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The Doctor. Which is it? Love it or Good ole' days syndrome?

We’re now at the halfway mark of the first season of the Steven Moffat era for Doctor Who, which stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. Seemed like a no-win situation for Moffat as either expectations were really high given the level of talent lined up to pen the first season or there was a significant […]

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