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John Barrowman holding talks to bring ‘Torchwood’ back to TV

Torchwood star John Barrowman has revealed that he is working on new plans to get the show back on television. The Doctor Who spin-off launched on BBC Three in 2006, with a further three seasons airing on BBC Two, BBC One and then US cable channel Starz. Torchwood was last seen on TV in 2011 with the ten-part...

‘Doctor Who’ writers were hired for ‘Star Wars’ live-action TV series

It has emerged that a couple of Doctor Who writers were working on George Lucas’s planned live-action Star Wars television series. Lucas put together a team of writers to develop scripts for the TV show in around 2007, following his experience running writers’ rooms for animated series The Clone Wars. When he went on to sell Lucasfilm, the project was abandoned. Den of...

John Barrowman reveals who he thinks is the best ever Doctor

Doctor Who star John Barrowman has revealed which Doctor he believes is the best ever. The Scottish-American actor joined Doctor Who as Captain Jack Harkness in 2005 and appeared alongside both Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant in the show, before starring in spin-off series Torchwood. Chatting to The Big Issue as part of their regular ‘Letter To...

Neil Gaiman’s ‘InterWorld’ coming to TV from makers of ‘Mr. Robot’

A new TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves’ fantasy and science fiction novel InterWorld is being developed. Published in 2007, InterWorld follows the story of Joey Harker who, together with a group of other Joeys from different Earths in other parallel universes (some of whom are older or younger, a different gender, and a different...

‘The Living And The Dead’ writer gives Season 2 update

The creator of BBC One’s The Living And The Dead has provided an update on the possibility of a second season. Starring Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans) and Charlotte Spencer (Glue), all six episodes of  the supernatural drama debuted on BBC iPlayer last month and are currently airing on Tuesday nights on BBC One. > Read our 5-star review of the first episode. Asked...

It’s the final day of filming on ‘Sherlock’ Season 4!

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington has confirmed that today is the final day of shooting on the show’s new season. Season 4 began filming in April and is expected to air on BBC One in January 2017. Abbington, who has played John Watson’s wife Mary since the third season, tweeted a photo this afternoon. Last day…...

Confirmed: When does ‘Poldark’ Season 2 start?

The makers of Poldark have officially announced when the second season will begin on BBC One. The Hobbit star Aidan Turner reprises his role as Ross Poldark alongside Eleanor Tomlinson as his wife Demelza in ten new episodes. The award-winning Cornish saga will return to Sunday nights on BBC One from 4 September. #Poldark Series 2. @BBCOne. 4th Sept...

‘Doctor Who’ first look: Meet Season 10’s new TARDIS team

Matt Lucas has posted the first photo of the new Doctor Who cast all together. The next season of Doctor Who began filming in Cardiff last month, with Pearl Mackie joining Peter Capaldi’s Doctor as new companion Bill and comedian Matt Lucas returning as Nardole. Lucas posted the pic on Instagram, commenting: “The happiest day #doctorwho #thedoctor #bill #nardole” A...

BBC One orders adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ novel ‘The Moonstone’

Sarah Hadland (Miranda) and John Thomson (Cold Feet) will lead the cast of BBC One Daytime’s new dramatisation of The Moonstone. The five-part adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ mystery novel will air over five consecutive afternoons later this year as part of the BBC’s #LoveToRead season, supported by BBC Learning. It is being adapted for screen by Rachel...