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‘Doctor Who’ news summary: Everything we know so far about Season 8

Doctor Who will return for a full season  in 2014, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor alongside Jenna Coleman as Clara. 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 *. >...

‘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...

Rewind: A look back at ‘At Home with the Braithwaites’

What was it about? Created by Sally Wainwright, At Home with the Braithwaites aired on ITV for 26 episodes from 20 January 2000 to 9 April 2003. The British comedy-drama series told the story of a suburban family from Leeds who found their lives changed forever when the mum wins 38 million pounds on the lottery....

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

Six episodes in to Season 8 and 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 for this season’s two-part...

‘Doctor Who’s guide to choosing the best school

“It’s very well-behaved, this place. I thought there would be happy slapping hoodies. Happy slapping hoodies with ASBOs. Happy slapping hoodies with ASBOs and ringtones. Yeah? Yeah? Oh yeah! Don’t tell me I don’t fit in.”   Coal Hill School Top of our list is a location hardwired into the DNA of Doctor Who. The...

‘Gotham’ preview: Channel 5’s new Batman prequel drama

This is truly the age of the superhero. Not only do they dominate the comics industry, but the biggest films of the year invariably involve genetically/mystically/technologically/alien enhanced people punching one another. Even TV isn’t safe, what with Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and DC’s Arrow – soon to be followed up with a The Flash spin-off...

5 of the most romantic ‘Doctor Who’ episodes

Before 2005, Doctor Who did not spend a lot of time dwelling on matters of the heart. Occasionally the Time Lord’s companions would fall for someone, but the central character remained virtually asexual – despite being a grandparent and therefore presumably a parent too. That’s not to say he has not had his moments though;...

‘Sherlock’ news summary: Everything we know about Season 4 and the 2015 special

“Did you miss me?” Sherlock will return for a one-off special in 2015, followed by a fourth season of three new episodes. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top… > Buy the complete Season 1-3 boxset on Amazon.   2015 special Filming: January-February...

10 things we learned about ‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 from our set visit

Peaky Blinders was without doubt one of the surprise packages of original British drama in 2013; a smouldering, gritty depiction of a 1920’s Birmingham back alley power struggle, boasting a Hollywood calibre cast and infused with a rousing rock-tinged soundtrack. It’s not a moment too soon then that we get set to welcome the arrival...

‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 bingo card

As Doctor Who‘s new season reaches its halfway point and fans start rewatching the episodes that have aired so far, we decided to create a bingo card to play along with. Well then, here we go again… > Order Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > Order Season 8 on Blu-ray on Amazon. What do...