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‘Downton Abbey’ creator reveals why he prefers writing female characters

Julian Fellowes has explained why he is drawn to writing for women in his period dramas. Downton Abbey launched in September 2010 and ran for six seasons, with the final episode airing on Christmas Day in 2015. Buy the complete Season 1-6 box set on Amazon here. Discussing the appeal of the show’s era, Fellowes told Yahoo: “I’m very...

Michelle Keegan joining next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie?

Our Girl star Michelle Keegan is apparently in talks to appear in a future Pirates of the Caribbean movie with Johnny Depp. Now! magazine reports that Keegan has been in Los Angeles to chat with producers about a role in the franchise. The role would be in the sixth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, which is due...

‘Doctor Who’ exec Moffat regrets how Amy and Rory’s baby grief was handled

Steven Moffat has revealed that he regrets how Amy and Rory’s grief for their lost baby was written in his second season of Doctor Who. 2011’s mid-season finale ‘A Good Man Goes to War’ saw Madame Kovarian kidnap Amy and Rory’s baby, Melody. When Doctor Who returned in the autumn of 2011 with ‘Let’s Kill Hitler’, several months...

How to choose the best gaming monitor

One of the most obvious requirements that any PC gamer needs for a truly enjoyable gaming experience is having the best gaming monitor you can get. The team of experts at The Gaming Monitor have selected the best option out of hundreds of gaming monitor models…

Sheridan Smith to star in ITV’s new insider trading drama ‘Clean Break’

ITV has announced the commission of Clean Break, a new “characterful drama” starring Sheridan Smith from the producers of Humans. Created and written by screenwriting newcomer Mark Marlow, the six part series focuses on an ordinary working class woman, Sam, who is caught between two worlds – the everyday life of a devoted and loving Mum and...

‘Doctor Who’ writer Moffat worried RTD would be ‘hacked off’ by Time War retcon

Steven Moffat has revealed that he has worried about how Russell T Davies feels about him rewriting the outcome of the Time War . Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary special in 2013 significantly altered the Time War storyline established by previous showrunner Davies during his 2005-2010 era, bringing back the Doctor’s home planet, Gallifrey. Moffat recently told Doctor Who Magazine: “I...

‘Merlin’ and ‘Mr Selfridge’ stars lead new stage production of ‘Gaslight’

Gaslight, one of the greatest thrillers of all time, arrives in Brighton next month. The new production returns to UK theatres starring Kara Tointon (Mr Selfridge), Rupert Young (Merlin) and Keith Allen (Robin Hood). Tointon plays Bella Manningham, the character famously played by Oscar winner Ingrid Bergman in the classic 1944 movie adaptation. Gaslight visits Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday...

‘The Trip to Spain’ clip: Watch Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon do Mick Jagger

The first clip from the new season of The Trip has been has released. Coming soon to Sky Atlantic, The Trip to Spain will see Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon back on their culinary quest as they head off on a road trip from the North Atlantic to the Mediterranean coast for a fresh helping of gastronomic...