Lethal Bizzle teaches Dame Judi Dench how to rap…no, really!

As if we didn’t know this already, I am now thoroughly convinced that there is nothing Dame Judi Dench cannot do or won’t try. The 82-year-old actress whose unforgettable performances on screen, stage and television over the decades have made her a national treasure can now add rapping to her CV after a brief rapping tutorial from […]

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Great British Baking Show finalists bring A-game to season finale

***Spoiler Alert if you haven’t seen PBS’ Great British Baking Show 2016 finale*** As PBS’ broadcast of the 2016 Great British Baking Show (the UK’s 2015 Great British Bake Off series) came to an end this past weekend, American viewers have finally caught up to the 15.1+ million viewers in the UK that saw Nadiya Hussain claim the top prize as […]

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The chance meeting that brought Foxes to 'Doctor Who'

Back in May 2014, Foxes (a.k.a. Louisa Rose Allen) added her name to an already extensive list of top-notch guest stars that were set to appear on the upcoming series 8 of Doctor Who including Keeley Hawes, Hermione Norris, Ben Miller, Frank Skinner and Tom Riley. Needless to say, the Grammy-award winning British singer was decidedly over-the-top at the thought of making her acting debut opposite Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.

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2015 set to be a busy year for Ben Whishaw

Already signed to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming film chronicling the life of Queen frontman, Ben Whishaw will also be returning to the small screen for a BBC2 espionage thriller, London Spy. Whishaw will also reprise his role as Q in the next Bond film, Bond 24 in 2015.   The as-yet-to-be-titled Freddie Mercury […]

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The Queen's Christmas Day message 1957-2012

The Queen’s Christmas Day message 2012 If you happen to be one of the few that missed the Queen’s annual Christmas Day message, eagerly awaiting the broadcast of Doctor Who “The Snowman”, Downton Abbey Christmas Special, Call the Midwife Christmas Special and/or The Royle Family Christmas Special, to name a few, you missed Her Majesty […]

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Sir David Jason goes behind the camera for the Pearly Gates

Following years in front of the camera, first as Del Boy in the brilliant Only Fools and Horses, then as Detective Jack Frost in the crime drama, A Touch of Frost and, most recently, as the Queen’s incompetent minder in The Royal Bodyguard, Sir David Jason is stepping behind the camera for his next project. […]

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Best Bohemian Rhapsody – Doctor Who, Wayne Campbell or The Muppets

The highly anticipated San Diego Comic Con standing room only panel of Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill did nothing but remind us of just how much everyone is looking forward to August and the series 7 premiere of Doctor Who. Yes, we’ll be sad when one particular episode bids a tearful goodbye to […]

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A Silver Jubilee Performance of The Good Life

At the conclusion of the myriad of events surrounding the recent Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration, I started thinking back to the Silver Jubilee in 1977 when Her Majesty and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, attended a taping of an episode of The Good Life (Good Neighbors in the States), starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, […]

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The Daleks are back so say 'sneaky pictures from the set'

Save for the recent announcement of the Doctor’s new companion, Jenna-Louise Coleman, the leaks have been few and far between so far with respect to the newest series of Doctor Who, set for a Fall 2012 premiere on BBC One. These days, you never know where the Daleks may turn up so I think it’s […]

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Q&A with Bill Nighy

There are few actors on the planet that once you see a film stars that individual, you automatically head towards Fandango to secure a ticket or set the DVR to record on the telly. Big screen or small, Bill Nighy is one of those individuals for me. Whether you’re talking about his recent small screen […]

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