Monthly Archives: November 2011

Who Wants To See The Doctor Play Twister With A Cyberman?

What, ALL of you? OK then. Here’s a trailer the BBC have made for their Christmas schedule on BBCOne, which is set to the song “Consider Yourself” from the musical Oliver!.

Royal Roundup: Prince William Rescues Two Sailors

The public relations importance of Prince William’s dramatic nighttime rescue of two Russian sailors at sea can hardly be overemphasized.

‘Would You Rather?’ Question of the Day: ‘Doctor Who’ vs. ‘Top Gear’

We’re counting down the days to the Saturday, December 3 premiere of BBC America’s new panel series Would You Rather? with Graham Norton with a few “Would You Rather?” questions of our own.

Seven Memorable Ken Russell Moments (#RIP)

The eternal Enfant Terrible of British cinema is gone.

BBC News reports that Ken Russell died last night at age 84. Best-known for his Oscar-winning Women in Love and the kinetic Who musical Tommy, Russell leaves behind a filmography that still shocks and awes to this day.

Oscar Wilde’s Tombstone Damaged By Kisses

There’s a statue in Pere Lachaise cemetery, which guards the final resting place of Oscar Wilde. For some reason, over the past 20 years, it has become the custom for people visiting the tomb to give it a kiss.

How To Dress Like Jeremy Clarkson

Why should the sci-fi fans get all the dressing-up fun? Over the summer we ran a series of articles offering suggestions as to how best to dress like any of the eleven Doctors in Doctor Who, but really, where’s the challenge in …

How To Stop A Concert Nicely, By Chris Martin (Aged 34)

It’s got to be frustrating, being the sensitive lead singer in a bookish rock ‘n’ roll band, and having a nice quiet ballad to play, only to discover that someone in the audience has decided to bring along their own …

Fraser’s Phrases: Class War 2 – Revenge of the Oiks

So the last installment of this cavalcade of inter-class spite was from the upper and middle classes aiming down, now the boot’s on the other foot, the worm is turning and the common people are baring their fangs.

Why the Paris of ‘Hugo’ Sounds a Lot Like London

Martin Scorsese’s new 3D children’s epic Hugo is out now with a cast dominated by Brits. An interesting fact given that it’s inspired by a children’s best-seller written by an American author — and set among the French …

Karen Gillan: ‘I Worried Jean Shrimpton Wouldn’t Like Me Being Her’

While taking a break from chasing aliens all over the cosmos, Karen Gillan is playing the ’60s model and actress Jean Shrimpton in the forthcoming TV movie We’ll Take Manhattan, a which primarily concerns itself with Jean …