Monthly Archives: December 2012

GALLERY: The Royal Mail Issues A Special Set Of ‘Doctor Who’ Stamps

This March, a new collection of Royal Mail stamps will be issued to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. There will be eleven first class stamps, featuring each of the Doctor’s incarnations to date, and four second class ...

WATCH: BBC America Programs Coming-in-2013

You may have sensed, during the breaks in Doctor Who, that astonishing things are afoot on BBC AMERICA in 2013. And if you did, you’d have been right. Here are just three reasons why:

Royal Roundup: The Queen Dons Blingy Eyeware for Christmas Message

Dark wrap-around shades are a cool look for the Queen. But they’re not a new palace fashion choice, they’re just the sporty 3D glasses the Queen wore when she recorded her Christmas message earlier this month.

BBC AMERICA’s ‘Orphan Black’ Reveals Teaser Trailer (via @EW)

Whovians will have a new sci-fi sensation to watch on BBC AMERICA: the network will premiere the sci-fi drama Orphan Black on Saturday, March 30, and Entertainment Weekly has the striking key art poster and a trailer that shows off the ...

10 British Stars When They Were Kids

We were all kids once — even British stars! Let’s take a peek at some of our favorite British actors when they were kids. Some are more obvious; and some will definitely give you a giggle.

Charles Dickens – Thank You Very Much!

A Christmas Carol, wrote Paul Davis, author of The Lives & Times of Ebenezer Scrooge, “has been adapted, revised, condensed, retold, reoriginated and modernized more than any other work of English literature.”

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: How the Cast is Spending Christmas

Well, first and foremost, Happy Christmas! Hopefully you’ll all be knee deep in Whovian stuff and wrapping paper right now, trying to work out how well a tweed jacket goes with an extra long scarf and a ruffled shirt, and ...

New ‘Harry Potter’ Shop Opens On An Actual Platform 9 3/4

When it comes to marketing opportunities for the Harry Potter franchise, it’s only natural to want to put a magical retail outlet on the not-actually-there site of a fictitious railway platform, isn’t it? The ground rent ...

The ‘Special Relationship’ – A History of Meetings Between British Monarchs and U.S. Presidents

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WATCH: “I’m Gonna Spend My Christmas With A Dalek” by the Go-Gos

Here’s a Christmas treat for you Whovians, especially the ones who haven’t been fully made aware of Doctor Who’s long and strange history.