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‘Game of Thrones’ Christmas 2014 gift guide

“Winter is coming.” Looking for present ideas for the Game of Thrones fan in your life this festive season? Well, you’ve come to the right place…   A Pop-up Guide to Westeros book Inspired by the show’s title sequence, Game of Thrones: A Pop-Up Guide to Westeros features stunning pop-up recreations of several key locations...

‘The Box of Delights’ Episode 1 revisited: ‘When the Wolves Were Running’

In 1984, the BBC produced one of the most memorable and ambitious children’s television programmes of all time. Based on the novel by John Masefield, The Box of Delights was a tick-all-the-boxes psychedelic alchemy that combined captivating story, superb ensemble performance and special effects that transcended the clunky, pre-digital technology of the age to create...

‘Sherlock’ Christmas 2014 gift guide

“Oh, do your research. I’m not a hero; I’m a high-functioning sociopath. Merry Christmas.” Looking for present ideas for the Sherlock fan in your life this festive season? Well, you’ve come to the right place…   Official 2015 calendar 30cm x 30cm wall calendar. > Buy now on Amazon.   Sherlock: Chronicles book Packed with...

5 shows to see in London this Christmas season

Planning on heading to the West End this festive season but not sure what to see? Let us help you…   Memphis What’s it about? Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants to change the world...

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas 2014 gift guide

“On every world, wherever people are, in the deepest part of the winter, at the exact mid-point, everybody stops and turns and hugs. As if to say, ‘Well done. Well done, everyone! We’re halfway out of the dark.’ Back on Earth we call this Christmas…” Looking for present ideas for the Doctor Who fan in...

‘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...

12 of Peter Capaldi’s best moments in ‘Doctor Who’ so far

Well, that went by quickly. One minute we were all settling down in BBQ weather to watch ‘Deep Breath’ and now there’s Christmas stuff and penguins everywhere. Time can play funny tricks on the mind. So, now that Season 8’s over it’s time for the mandatory retrospectives to commence! > Order Season 8 on DVD...

Top 10 tracks on the new ‘Doctor Who’ album

A new Doctor Who soundtrack album featuring Murray Gold’s music from ‘The Day of the Doctor’ and ‘The Time of the Doctor’ is released this month. > Read our review. The 2-CD album will be available from Monday 24 November with reversible covers. > Order the album on Amazon now. As always, we fed the...

‘Doctor Who’ writer Steven Moffat on Missy, the Rani and killing characters

Doctor Who’s recent two-part finale saw the untimely demise of two beloved characters – former soldier turned maths (not PE) teacher Danny Pink, and UNIT’s sweetheart, the queen of workplace-appropriate cosplay, Osgood. It also saw the unexpected rescue of second-generation UNIT officer Kate Stewart by none other than her father, the late Brigadier. (I guess...

‘Doctor Who’ speculation: What now for the Doctor and Clara?

We’ve now had some distance from the end of Peter Capaldi’s debut Doctor Who season, and some distance remains before we see the Christmas special in all its festive glory. This is, of course, time best spent speculating on what questions seem to have been left unanswered at the end of Season 8, and what...