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‘Doctor Who’: How do you solve a problem like Clara?

Conventional wisdom is odd. It’s hard to say whether it’s rooted in obvious fact or a carefully circulated Chinese whisper started by people with an agenda. Take the Star Wars prequels; conventional wisdom has them as turkeys slightly above Batman & Robin and just below Plan 9 From Outer Space. To me, they’re nowhere near...

5 unlikely partnerships in ‘Game of Thrones’ (Seasons 1-3)

While Game of Thrones may be better known for shocking deaths, there are also plenty of partnerships in the series that are just as intriguing. Here are five of our favourite surprising alliances… (Contains spoilers for Seasons 1-3.)   5) Melisandre and Stannis The red priestess has become a permanent fixture by Stannis’s side, and...

10 of Jack Bauer’s best quotes from ’24′

Kiefer Sutherland is back as Jack Bauer next month with a brand new 12-part season of 24. Set and shot in London, 24: Live Another Day launches with a double-bill at 9pm on Wednesday 7 May on Sky1. To celebrate the show’s return, here are ten of our all-time favourite quotes from Jack Bauer…  ...

‘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 *. Warning:...

‘In the Flesh’ video: Series 1′s unanswered questions

In The Flesh writer Dominic Mitchell discusses the show’s unanswered questions from Series 1 in a BBC video interview. Returning for a second series next month, BBC Three’s drama tells the story of zombie teenager Kieren Walker (Luke Newberry) and his reintegration back into both the local community and the heart of his family. Watch...

5 most shocking deaths in ‘Game of Thrones’ (Seasons 1-3)

With a body count averaging at 13 per episode, Game of Thrones fans have become accustomed to the likelihood that their favourite characters could die at any moment. But of the many who were unfortunate enough to meet a premature end in Westeros and Essos in the first three seasons, whose death was the most...

‘Game of Thrones’ infographic: Castles price guide

It’s only a matter of days now until Game of Thrones returns with its fourth season! ‘Two Swords’ airs in the UK at 2am on Monday 7 April on Sky Atlantic, simulcast with its premiere in the US, and is repeated at 9pm that evening. Ever wondered how much it would cost to own Winterfell,...

10 actors from ‘Star Wars’ who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of the actors who’ve appeared in both Star Wars and Doctor Who…   Hugh Quarshie as Captain Panaka in Episode I and as Solomon in ‘Evolution of the Daleks’ and ‘Daleks in Manhattan’   Celia Imrie as Dineé Ellberger (Bravo Five) in Episode I and as Miss Kizlet...

10 actors from Harry Potter movies who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of the British actors who’ve appeared in both Harry Potter and Doctor Who…   Michael Gambon as Dumbledore and Kazran Sardick in ‘A Christmas Carol’   Zoe Wanamaker as Madam Hooch and Lady Cassandra in ‘The End of the World’ and ‘New Earth’   Toby Jones as Dobby...