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6 of the best Doctor-lite episodes in ‘Doctor Who’

Back in the 1960s it was not uncommon for one of Doctor Who‘s regular cast members to have a week off. With the show on for most of the year, characters were occasionally written out of an episode as part of the story. In the modern era, the hectic production schedule for Christopher Ecccleston’s season...

5 things we’d like to see in a second season of ‘Our Girl’

Although no word has come regarding a second season of BBC One’s Our Girl, the popularity of the show proves that there are more tales to tell about the Army life of medic Molly Dawes. Here we look at the things we’d like to see explored if the show got a well-deserved recommission…   More...

‘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 *. >...

How will cast changes impact ‘Games of Thrones’ Season 5?

Ever since Walter White took his final stand at the end of the seminal Breaking Bad, television fans from across the globe have been desperately searching for something to take its place. While this may be easier said than done, however, there remains a wide range of choice for those who are willing to open...

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’ spoiler-free speculation: The fate of Clara and Danny

Now that it’s been revealed that Missy’s agenda involves Clara (“I have chosen well”), and with the growing collection of people gathered into her Promised Land (aka The Nethersphere), we cannot help but begin to speculate on the possible destination of the Owsald/Pink romance. Danny and Clara’s relationship has blossomed since their first awkward foot-in-mouth...

5 of the best poker scenes in movies

The game of poker has given us countless memorable moments; playing late at night, eyes bleary, Redbull at the ready as you blink at the monitor, until finally, a cinch in the armour, and the chip tower comes to you. Sweet indeed, but for even stronger thrills, we need to refer to the countless memorable...

5 of the funniest ‘Doctor Who’ sight gags in ‘Flatline’

When discussing the brilliant ‘Flatline’, Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat promised “one of our best ever sight gags”, and the man wasn’t hyperbolising. In fact if anything he nicely undersold just how visually entertaining the whole 45 minutes was. Like a demented episode of Penny Crayon, Jamie Mathieson’s second episode of Season 8 played with...

7 of the best ‘Doctor Who’ miniaturisation stories

One of the earliest ideas for Doctor Who involved the shrinking of the TARDIS crew and it is a staple of science fiction. From pint sized to truly microscopic, the series has returned to play with the concept a number of times. With ‘Flatline’ seeming to share a little inspiration with the wonderful James Bolam...