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‘Doctor Who’ writer Moffat on possibility of Paternoster Gang spin-off

Steven Moffat has revealed that the BBC are keen to commission a Doctor Who spin-off featuring Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax, but he is reluctant for it to happen. Speaking to Doctor Who Magazine in Issue 484 (out now), Moffat commented: “I’m always slightly worried that you can’t keep repeating the joke. And there’s always...

‘Mr Holmes’ trailer: Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

The first trailer for Ian McKellen’s upcoming Sherlock Holmes movie has been unveiled. Set in 1947, Mr Holmes sees the X-Men star play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s private detective at the age of 93. Based on the novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin, the film is directed by Bill Condon and will...

‘Ordinary Lies’ trailer: ‘Shameless’ writer’s new BBC One drama

BBC One has released a trailer for Shameless writer Danny Brocklehurst’s new drama, Ordinary Lies. Set in a car showroom, the six-part series begins at 9pm on Tuesday 17 March on BBC One. With drama, tragedy, warmth and humour, each episode focuses on one of the colleagues and friends of JS Motors. From party-loving receptionists,...

‘Doctor Who’ exec Moffat on increase of two-parters in Season 9

Steven Moffat has discussed why he’s chosen to increase the number of two-part stories in the new season of Doctor Who. Season 9’s opening two-parter, ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ and ‘The Witch’s Familiar’, is currently filming, with some scenes shot in Tenerife last week. Episodes 3 and 4, a two-part story written by Toby Whithouse (Being...

‘Humans’ first look: Colin Morgan in Channel 4’s new sci-fi drama

Channel 4 has released the first image of Merlin star Colin Morgan in Humans. Based on the hit Swedish drama Real Humans, the eight-part series is written by British duo Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley (Spooks). Vincent and Brackley have also written the upcoming Spooks movie, Spooks: The Greater Good. The pic features Ivanno Jeremiah as...

‘Bluestone 42′ Season 3 trailer

BBC Three has released a trailer for the third season of Bluestone 42. Following the lives, loves and adventures of a fictional bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan, the comedy returns at 10pm on Monday 9 March on BBC Three. > Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Watch the trailer… In the first of six...

Sylvester McCoy to attend MCM London Comic Con

Doctor Who‘s Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, has been confirmed as a special guest for the next MCM London Comic Con in May. McCoy played the Doctor from 1987 to 1989, returning for 1996’s TV movie. The Scottish actor was most recently seen as Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. MCM London Comic...

‘The Returned’ US remake to launch on Netflix in UK

The new US version of The Returned will debut in the UK next week on Netflix. Filmed in Squamish, Canada, the ten-part remake is executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, Lost) and Raelle Tucker (True Blood). Based on the French supernatural thriller Les Revenants, The Returned will launch on Netflix on Tuesday 10 March,...

‘The Interceptor’ first look: ‘Looking’ star O-T Fagbenle in BBC One’s new action drama

Strike Back writer Tony Saint’s new drama The Interceptor is coming soon to BBC One. The eight-part series is about a top secret, state-of-the-art law enforcement team. > Like The Interceptor on Facebook. The official synopsis reads: “[The Interceptor] delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as the UNIT. Keeping their quarries...

Two new ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 clips revealed

HBO has released two brief clips from the new season of Game of Thrones, featuring Jon Snow and Mance plus Brienne and Podrick. Season 5 begins in the UK at 9pm on Sky Atlantic on Monday 13 April, airing less than 24 hours after the US premiere. The opening episode will receive its world premiere...