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5 actors you didn’t know were poker players

The explosion of online poker has brought this card game to the fore of the public’s conscious and has become one of the most recognised casino games. Its wide following comprises players from every walk of life, but actors in particular are known to be avid fans of poker. Fuelled by the growth of poker...

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

Doctor Who will return for a new season in autumn 2015. 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 *. > Buy Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > Buy Season 8...

20 actors from ‘EastEnders’ who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

As EastEnders celebrates its 30th anniversary, here we take a look at some of the actors from BBC One’s London-based soap who’ve also popped up in Doctor Who… (And we’re ignoring ‘Dimensions in Time’, sorry!)   Nina Wadia as Zainab Masood and as Dr Ramsden in ‘The Eleventh Hour’   Tracy-Ann Oberman as Chrissie Watts...

Putting your finger on merchandising magic

What is it that makes some programmes hit the merchandising jackpot? What do Dallas, South Park, Alien, Scarface and The Invisible Man have in common? They are, of course, in their separate ways all ‘classics’ in one genre or another. But that is not the answer. That would be too easy. If we gave you...

A handful of great racing movies

Let’s be honest, many sporting movies are disappointing. Even those that are hailed as greats often aren’t as good as they’re made out to be (think Field of Dreams and you know what we mean). But this makes the ones that do get it right even more special. So, let’s have a look at three...

13 actors from ‘Broadchurch’ who’ve been in ‘Doctor Who’

As we approach the end of Broadchurch‘s second season, here we take a look at some the show’s many familiar faces from the Doctor Who universe…   Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams and as Reverend Paul Coates   Adjoa Andoh as Martha’s mum and as psychologist Julie   Jonathan Bailey as Psi in ‘Time Heist’...

5 ‘Doctor Who’ companions who left for love

When your time travelling adventures with the Doctor are over there are variety of ways to make an exit, some grand and some not so. While some go out with a bang (Adric), others leave with more of a whimper (Tegan). Some go home to face the past they ran from (Turlough), while others are...