Jenna Coleman signs on for ‘The War Rooms’

Much like I have come to believe David Tennant is the hardest working British actor on the male side, I’m now convinced that Jenna Coleman holds that distinction on the female side. Coleman became a household name back in 2012 as Matt Smith’s traveling companion, Clara Oswald, in Doctor Who following an early soap stint on Emmerdale and the […]

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Happy 70th, Peter Davison!

  Earlier this week on 13 April, Peter Davison, a.k.a. the 5th Doctor, a.k.a. Tristan Farnon, a.k.a. Albert Campion, a.k.a. David Braithwaite turned the tender young age of 70. It was Davison that initially drew me in to Doctor Who and the original All Creatures Great and Small. It continues to be a treat to see him pop up […]

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A former Doctor will be ‘in the house’ as Peter Davison joins cast of ‘Darling Buds of May’ reboot

When production begins on The Larkins, the ITV reboot of the classic early 90s comedy drama series, The Darling Buds of May, it will do so with the addition of a former Doctor, Peter Davison to the cast. Davison will play the village vicar alongside Bradley Walsh (Doctor Who) as wheeler dealer Pop Larkin and Joanna Scanlan (Jane Eyre, The Thick […]

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Remembering Michael Gwynn, a.k.a. Lord Melbury in ‘Fawlty Towers’

With a TOH to John Cleese, we remember Michael Gwynn who momentarily fulfilled Basil’s wishes of improving the class of guest that stayed at Fawlty Towers. Gwynn was one of a long line of talented actors who paid a visit to Fawlty Towers over the course of the 12 episodes (yes, there were only 12). Gwynn passed away on 29 January 1976 at the age of 59.

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Pre-heat the oven — ‘Great British Bake Off’ is back under the tent this Fall on Channel 4!

Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding and, replacing Sandi Toksvig, the newest member of the GBBO crew Matt Lucas (Little Britain, Doctor Who) will be back in action within the next few weeks when The Great British Bake Off 2020 returns to Channel 4 this Fall. The brilliant first-look teaser trailer shows that while the competition is a serious […]

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The Late Late Show’s James Corden presents ‘Doctor Who’ Smackdown, Round 1

Current Doctor #13, Jodie Whittaker, and former Doctor #10, David Tennant, first crossed paths in the Chris Chibnall 2013 crime drama, Broadchurch. While they will forever share ownership of the keys to the TARDIS, the two recently renewed their connection when The Late Late Show’s James Corden dialed in with a video call featuring the former Doctors from Doctor Who.

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Things get real in the UK as Daleks called out to enforce self-isolation and social distancing!

You know COVID-19 is some serious stuff if the UK government resorts to calling out the Daleks to be the enforcer of their social distancing and self-isolation policy. The Doctor Who villain was spotted by a number of ‘sheltering at home’ North Yorkshire residents patrolling the streets of Robin Hood’s Bay, in North Yorkshire, telling residents […]

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‘Inside Man’ next up from the mind palace of ‘Sherlock/Dracula’ co-creator, Steven Moffat

The mind palace of former Sherlock and Dracula co-creator Steven Moffat is about to get busy again. We had the good fortune to cross paths earlier this month with the former Doctor Who showrunner in the hotel lobby during the 2020 BBC Showcase in Liverpool along with his wife and Hartswood Films Executive Producer, Sue Vertue. They took a […]

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Dawn French as Beatrix Potter in ‘The Tail of the Curious Mouse’

With a 3rd series of the Sky One series Delicious in her rear-view mirror and fresh off a starring role in the forthcoming ITV series, The Trouble with Maggie Cole, Dawn French is set to star in The Tail Of The Curious Mouse, a one-off feature length film inspired by the true story of when a young Roald […]

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