Doctor Who Experience invades London in 2011

Fancy yourself as the Twelfth Doctor? Ever had that fleeting moment where you wondered just what you’d do if you crossed paths with a Dalek or a Cybermen? Now’s your chance when the Doctor Who Experience descends on London’s O2 beginning Sunday, 20 February. Billed as the ultimate Doctor Who adventure, the exhibition is part […]

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Monday Scattershooting – Lark Rise, David Tennant and more…

Lark Rise to Candleford axed After four seasons, the BBC’s popular period drama adaptation of Flora Thompson’s memoirs of her Oxfordshire childhood has come to an end. Set in both the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the neighboring, wealthier town of Candleford, the series starred Julia Sawalha (Absolutely Fabulous), Olivia Hallinan and Linda Bassett. BBC […]

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'88 Doctor Who mash-up reaches #1 in the UK and London by song

Ever wondered how you create a #1 single in the UK? It’s easy. In 1988, well-known British band, The KLF, decided they wanted a #1 hit on the UK charts. They set about creating a chart-topping single, Doctorin’ the TARDIS, under the name, The Timelords. Basically, it’s an early mash-up of the Doctor Who theme music […]

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British comedy scattershooting on a Monday….

Survived the first snowstorm of 2011, a whopping 2 inches (insert laughter from Colorado readers here) after all was said and done. Time for a periodic look around the horn at what’s happening in the world of British comedy, British television and the actors/actresses you’ve come to know and love over the years. Can’t save […]

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2011 resolution: Say no to American re-makes

Seeing as though we’re only days away from another questionable American remake of a really well-done British television import, I thought I’d immediately put in the request for my first 2011 New Year’s resolution. You know the drill. Have written about this many times. Readers in the UK, I apologize for taking up space and […]

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Scattershooting with the Doctor – with series 6 preview

Doctor Who – series 6 trailer The TARDIS comes crashing head first into the Utah desert for what looks to be another ‘stellar season from the mind of Steven Moffat in 2011. What you may recall from earlier shooting this year in the U.S. will be seen in the first couple of episodes of the […]

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Could Doctor Who really be Santa?

Sounds crazy, but how many people can stand here today and say they’ve seen both in the same room at the same time? My point, exactly. Think about it. Could ‘The Doctor’ actually be the new Santa? As pointed out in the Telegraph, both, in recent years, have arrived on Christmas Day with hope in […]

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It's a One Ronnie Christmas for all….in the UK, at least

Hard to believe that one half of the brilliant British comedy duo almost hung it up before he got started. Ronnie Corbett says he thought long and hard about abandoning show business before he met his long-time professional partner, Ronnie Barker. As the story goes, Corbett thought about giving up a career in show business […]

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