Piloting the Tardis 101 with Bill and Nardole

As we all know, The Doctor is an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in his TARDIS with his companion. In anticipation of Saturday’s series 10 premiere on BBC1 and BBC America, companions Pearl Mackie (Bill Potts) and Matt Lucas (Nardole) give us an up-close-and-personal crash course […]

Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch – A to Z

With an Oscar caliber performance just around the corner in which he plays Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch is more than just a household name. He’s a fixture. Not only has the star of Sherlock dominated the small screen with award-winning performances in both the BBC/PBS 21st century adaptation of the world’s most famous consulting detective and as a military officer in HBO’s Parade’s End, the big screen (The Hobbit, 12 Years a Slave, War Horse, Tinker Tailor, Star Trek Into Darkness), the stage (Frankenstein) and radio where, for the 70th anniversary of Normandy landings during World War II, he read the original radio bulletins from June 1944 for BBC Radio 4, he has three films coming out between now and the end of the year.

Read more

Former Doctor Who companion to head ABC comedy this Fall

If anyone still questions whether or not British situation comedy is better than its’ American counterpart, one only has to look to the list of pilot comedies coming from American broadcast networks this Fall for verification. In a pitch that must have sounded like it came directly from the lips of Buck Henry in The […]

Read more

Cumberbatch. Benedict Cumberbatch.

Seems like there isn’t a day that goes by that Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, isn’t linked to some upcoming role on the big screen. Most play out over time such as Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit, Tinker Tailor, etc. Others seem to endlessly remain a rumor (insert upcoming new JJ Abrams’ Star Wars mega-blockbuster […]

Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch returns as a young Rumpole for new Radio 4 drama

I have to believe that if you watched Jeopardy, and the contestant took “Actors and Actresses for $200”, Alex Trebek would then read out the word No and the only possible correct “question” to the answer would be “Is there anything that Benedict Cumberbatch cannot do“? From his small screen brilliance in Sherlock and Parade’s […]

Read more

Benedict Cumberbatch – EYEWTK

EYEWTK. as in Everything You Ever Wanted To Know. Time for yet another infographic that will give you endless witty banter at your next get together when Benedict Cumberbatch, any of his countless movies that are set to premiere or the obligatory, ‘when is Sherlock set to premiere’ question arises. The fact that he taught […]

Read more

Sherlock the newest Star in a Reasonably Priced Car on Top Gear

Unfortunately, no earth-shattering revelations as to how Sherlock Holmes survives that leap from the rooftop of St Barts at the end of series 2 of Sherlock but this is 10-minutes filled with amazingly fun bits of trivia for both the serious and casual (is there such a thing?) Benedict Cumberbatch fan. First up was that […]

Read more

The merging of Sherlock and Star Trek

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words Whether it was 1911, when the expression “Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words” appeared in a newspaper article quoting newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane discussing journalism and publicity, a similar phrase in 1913 “One Look Is Worth A Thousand Words” that appeared in a newspaper advertisement for […]

Read more