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Doctor Who: Russell T Davies on the re-writing of the Time War

Russell T Davies has been doing some interviews, to help promote a brand new book of Time Lord poetry, that he’s provided the illustrations for. It’s a lovely book, that’s on sale now.  As part of his interview tour, he gave an interview to Doctor Who megafan Frank Skinner, on the latter’s Absolute Radio show....

Doctor Who: John Challis was once considered for the title role

John Challis is best known to audiences worldwide as Boycie in Only Fools & Horses. And he’s currently touring the UK with his entertaining one man show, where he recalls stories from his career, and takes questions from the audience. He was in the Midlands last night, and his show covered his appearance in the...

Channel 4 announces new sci-fi series, Sean Penn to star

Off the back of the success of Humans in particular, Channel 4 is continuing to invest in science fiction. And in conjunction with Hulu in the US, it’s co-funding The First. The First will follow the first human mission to Mars, told from the perspective of the astronauts themselves and their families back on Earth....

Classic Doctor Who documentary finally gets DVD release

A real treat for Doctor Who fans is heading to DVD on November 13th. That’s when Koch Media will release a three-disc set by the name of The Daemons Of Devil’s End. And you’re set to get a fair bit for your money, too. The highlight is arguably what’s on disc two, the 1992 documentary...

Martin Clunes signs up for new serial killer drama

ITV has announced a brand new crime drama, that’ll see Martin Clunes on the trail of a serial killer. It’s called Manhunt, and is based on the memoirs of London police detective DCI Colin Sutton. Ed Whitmore has adapted the books for the screen, and Clines will take on the role of Sutton. The drama...

Liar episode 2 review: She’s lied about something like this before

In my review of the first episode of Liar, I was quite firm in my belief that narratives like this told in the mainstream without proper vetting by victims and experts can do unimaginable damage. I still believe that, but episode two of the ITV drama furthers my opinion on both sides of the fence.

The 29 scripted TV shows that have been cancelled this year

It’s been, as ever, a bit of a brutal year in TV land. Lots of scripted shows in both the UK and the US have been axed, and the following list featured programmes that have been ended this year, even whilst there’s still fuel in their tank. We’ve left out stuff that’s naturally come to...

Sherlock: “I had no idea that it could be that big of a deal”

Benedict Cumberbatch has been giving an interview or two for his new movie, The Current War, that premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last week. And in the midst of one of those chats, you may not be surprised to hear that the subject of Sherlock came up. Landing the role off the back of...

Outnumbered set to return

Hugh Dennis has confirmed that plans are afoot for more episodes of the hit television comedy, Outnumbered. Even though the main series run has ended, the most recent Christmas special – screened on Boxing Day last year – seems to have whetted the appetite for all concerned to make more, and the BBC is keen...