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5 of the best classic TV spy shows

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse’s new spy thriller series The Game is set to begin soon on BBC One. Set in the secretive world of 1970s espionage, the six-part drama stars Tom Hughes (Silk), Brian Cox (The Bourne Supremacy), Shaun Dooley (Misfits) and Jonathan Aris (Sherlock). While we wait for The Game to commence, here are five...

13 unrecognisable famous guest stars in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of Doctor Who‘s famous guest stars who you might not have recognised under all the make-up…   Peter Kay as The Abzorbaloff in ‘Love & Monsters’   Zoe Wanamaker (Harry Potter, My Family) as Lady Cassandra in ‘The End of the World’ and ‘New Earth’   Ian McKellen...

5 modern ‘Doctor Who’ monsters and villains who should return

Since 2005, Doctor Who has done an impressive job of updating its classic monsters, with Daleks, Cybermen, Sontarans and Zygons all receiving a makeover. The show has also added some terrific creations too, with the likes of the Slience, the Ood and the Weeping Angels. Following our recent look at some forgotten classics, here are...

15 actors who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’ as different characters

“I never know where the faces come from. They just pop up…” With Peter Capaldi currently filming his second season as the Doctor, following previous roles in Doctor Who and Torchwood, CultBox decided to take a look at the many actors who have played more than one character in the show…   Karen Gillan as...

12 of the best ‘Doctor Who’ moments in ‘Last Christmas’

Doctor Who’s tenth consecutive Christmas special was a monster horror story which allowed a certain festive icon some room to shine, as well as providing Clara with the chance to see Danny once again. It also threw a few nods in the direction of The Thing, Alien and Inception with an isolated polar base, face-hugging...

‘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 *. > Order Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > Order Season 8...

CultBox’s 2015 Oscar predictions: Who will win?

What was that? Did someone just say ‘Honestly, it’s just an honour to be nominated’? Yes, it’s that time of year again! Grab your replica of Cher’s 1988 Moonstruck Oscar dress (no, just me?), because the self-conscious cinematic selfie that is the 87th Academy Awards airs on Sunday 22 February. And who stands a chance...

Rewind: ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ revisited

Starting in March 1979, and running for almost ten years, Roald Dahl’s Tales of the Unexpected quickly became one of Anglia Television’s most successful and widely seen exports. It holds a very special place in the hearts of those who saw it the first time round, and much of that is due to the iconic...