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20 years of ‘The Vicar of Dibley’

Can it really be twenty years since The Vicar of Dibley first appeared on our screens?  No no no no no no – yes! Yes, it can, with the first episode having aired in November 1994. Not perhaps the most prolific of shows (20 years on, we’ve only had 20 episodes, the last in 2007)...

Our theories on ‘Doctor Who’ Season 8’s arc, Missy and The Promised Land

As we arrive at the finale of Doctor Who‘s new season, we are still no closer to discovering the identity of Missy, the tea-drinking Scary Poppins lady who first put in a surprise appearance at the end of the ‘Deep Breath’. Aping the casting trick perfected with Clara, Missy (Michelle Gomez) appeared in promotional images...

5 scariest episodes of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

Buffy the Vampire Slayer isn’t necessarily a series that is renowned for its scary moments, but it is most certainly one that is capable of them when they’re required. > Buy the Complete Series DVD boxset on Amazon. Buffy’s Halloween episodes notably tend towards the more humorous side of things but, at other times, the...

The best Cybermen stories in ‘Doctor Who’

We’re hurtling towards Doctor Who’s two-part finale and the truth behind Missy, with Steven Moffat promising to make returning villains the Cybermen scary again. In many ways, the silver giants are perfect Moffat era monsters – he’s fascinated  by things that look, but are not, human (the Spoonheads, the Dalek drones from ‘Asylum…’, the Flesh,...

‘Doctor Who’ Season 9 news summary: Everything we know so far

Doctor Who will return for Season 9 in 2015, following a Christmas special in December 2014. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top of each section. Rumours and unconfirmed reports will be marked with a *. > Order Season 8 on DVD on...

‘Doctor Who’ countdown: Season 8’s best episodes so far

It feels like Peter Capaldi’s first year of Doctor Who has only just begun, yet this weekend is the first part of Season 8’s finale already! > Order Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > Order Season 8 on Blu-ray on Amazon. As we prepare to head into ‘Dark Water’ on Saturday night, CultBox has...

7 things we want to see in next year’s ‘Sherlock’ Christmas special

We may not be getting a new instalment of Sherlock until Christmas 2015, but that doesn’t stop us writing our wish list. > Here’s everything we know about the Christmas special so far. There are several things we’re hoping to see in the special episode. Please, Santa!   A baby Pregnant since ‘The Sign of...

5 of the best high-profile ‘Doctor Who’ writers

When reviving the show in 2004, showrunner Russell T Davies drew together a group of writers already well acquainted with the worlds of Doctor Who. Mark Gatiss, Paul Cornell and Robert Shearman had written novels and scripts for Big Finish, while Steven Moffat was responsible for the well received and affectionate Comic Relief parody ‘The...

‘Wizards vs Aliens’ Season 3 preview

Fans of CBBC’s Wizards vs Aliens have much to look forward to with the launch of the fantasy drama’s third season this week, and ‘The Secret Of Room 12’ is a dynamite way to kick off the new adventures. If Tom (Scott Haran) and his friends – wizards and unenchanted alike – thought the Earth...

9 most exciting moments in the ‘Doctor Who’ finale trailer

The epic two-part finale of Doctor Who‘s current season begins next weekend and the first trailer has been revealed. Written by Steven Moffat, ‘Dark Water’ airs on Saturday 1 November on BBC One and is described by Moffat as “a proper scary one”. The official synopsis reads: “In the mysterious world of the Nethersphere, plans...