R.I.P. Cilla Black

When news on Saturday broke of the passing of Cilla Black, a name synonymous with the likes of Dusty Springfield, Petula Clark and Lulu, and, arguably, one of Britain’s best known and most-loved female performers, I immediately went in search of the recent ITV biopic, Cilla, the three-part drama which chronicled the early career of Cilla […]

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‘Doctor Who’ – the ultimate cosplay from Player Piano

Cosplay – performance art in which participants called ‘cosplayers’ wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character or idea. When you combine spot on cosplay with an individual’s ability to play the piano brilliantly, you automatically think that this has to be considered the ultimate cosplay. Emerging from the TARDIS amidst a cloud of […]

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‘Doctor Who’ theme as performed by an all-Robot Orchestra

Leave it to CNET to find the perfect way for British telly fans to end 2014 and dive head first into 2015 with the Doctor Who theme performed by an all-robot orchestra! Well, almost all-robots….there are a few humans allowed in the band this year. As part of this year’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures on […]

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Taking a 'Sherlock' tribute to new heights

While Downton Abbey parodies have been endless, there have been few spoofs/parodies/tributes to the greatness of Sherlock. One truly brilliant effort was the recent Sherlock: The Musical. As evidenced by the following video tribute, you almost have to be as much of a fan as were series creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. Creators Albert […]

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Sherlock composer raises the 'epic quotient' for series 3

Given all the endless questions circling the Internets concerning Sherlock Holmes’ series 2 ender leap off the rooftop of St Barts Hospital, how can you possibly up the ‘epic ante’ when it comes to the forthcoming BBC/PBS series 3 of Sherlock? Anticipation for the early 2014 return (January 19 on PBS/early January on BBC One) […]

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Hugh Laurie's Desert Island Discs playlist

For those telly watchers that spent eight series of House thinking that they’d like to be stranded on a desert island with Hugh Laurie, rather than Dr. Gregory House, probably had a roller coaster ride recently with the actor’s appearance on the BBC Radio 4 program, Desert Island Discs. At long last, the opportunity would […]

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