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‘Doctor Who’ clips: 12 of Clara’s best moments

Jenna Coleman made her Doctor Who debut two years ago today in Series 7′s opener, ‘Asylum of the Daleks’. To celebrate this Claranniversary, we’ve picked out video clips of twelve of the Impossible Girl’s best moments…   Oswin realises the truth in ‘Asylum of the Daleks’   Clara meets the Doctor in ‘The Snowmen’  ...

‘Doctor Who’ ultimate countdown: Top 25 Dalek stories

Since the first glimpse of a menacing plunger at the end of Doctor Who’s fifth episode on 21 December 1963, Skaro’s hate-filled mutants have been a permanent fixture in the show’s 51-year history. Despite some periods off screen, their unique design has always kept them in the public consciousness and any match between the Daleks...

Who is Missy in ‘Doctor Who’?

She’s the malign Mary Poppins played by Michelle Gomez that first popped up at the end of ‘Deep Breath’ for a spot of brolly-brandishing bonkersness. But who the hell is she? Publicity for Series 8 has described Missy as ‘the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere’, but what exactly is her relationship with the Time Lord she...

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

Doctor Who will return for a full series 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 *. >...

Our first impressions of Danny Pink in ‘Doctor Who’

Just under 51 years ago, two schoolteachers strolled down the corridors of Coal Hill School, and, while it wasn’t an era for overt flirtation in teatime drama, their absolute, made-to-be-together compatibility was evident to everyone watching. Now it’s happening all over again. Former soldier Danny Pink has rocked up in Shoreditch, and already he has...

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

“Did you miss me?” Sherlock will return for a one-off special in 2015, followed by a fourth series 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 Series 1-3 boxset on Amazon.   2015 special Filming: January-February...

5 of the best Steven Seagal movies

Steven Seagal’s long movie career stretches over several decades, in which he has played numerous iconic roles which showcased his bad-assery as well as his formidable martial arts skills. Seagal’s characters all have in common a fierce determination to defy all odds and depend on their own wits and abilities to get out of the...

A look back at ‘Babette’s Feast’

Nearing 70, Danish director Gabriel Axel decided to think big and directed one of the greatest European movies ever made, winning the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Set in a remote 19th Danish century village, Babette’s Feast stars Stéphane Audran in the title role as French refugee Babette Hersant, taken in by two...

‘Nowhere Boys’ preview: CBBC’s supernatural Australian teen drama

Any of the fuddiest of duddies who say kids’ TV is in a doldrums of creativity and talent should head over to CBBC these days. Aside from a criminal lack of Gordon the Gopher, the channel has been on strong form of late, with a roster of drama and comedy including Wolfblood, Wizards vs Aliens, Harriet’s...

‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 preview: Who is Danny Pink?

Samuel Anderson makes his debut as new recurring Doctor Who character Danny Pink in this weekend’s episode. Written by Phil Ford (‘The Waters of Mars’) and Steven Moffat, ‘Into the Dalek’ airs at 7.30pm on Satuday 30 August on BBC One. Here’s everything we know so far about Danny Pink…   Samuel Anderson has acted...