Monthly Archives: February 2013

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Deep Into The TARDIS

Let’s not beat about the bush: the most exciting thing that has happened this week was the interview Steven Moffat gave at the Gallifrey One convention, in which he reveals that an entire set has been created to show the rest of ...

Is James McAvoy Going To Be The Crow?

Y’know how sometimes you hear a hot movie rumor and you kind of know it’s a bit fanciful and unlikely, that even if it has a basis in fact it’s probably not really going to pan out into true glorious reality, but ...

Where Have You Seen That Guy From CBS’ ‘Golden Boy’ Before?

In those ads for CBS’ Golden Boy, premiering tonight (February 26), you may have recognized a familiar British face. Who is that plummy-lipped actor, and where have you seen him before?

Bowie’s Back! (Again)

When David Bowie, who had appeared to be settling into a well-earned and cosy retirement, suddenly reappeared last month with a new song, “Where Are We Now?” and the artwork for a new album, “The Next Day,” it ...

First Look: Season Three ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer

HBO is gearing up for the season three premiere of Game of Thrones (March 31) having just released the 60-second trailer, set to the haunting sound of MS MR’s ‘Bones’ ballad with the first line bringing us back to the civil war ...

Final Update: Banksy Sale Canceled

UPDATE: The Banksy mural, scheduled for auction this past Saturday, February 23, 2013, was removed from sale, reports BBC News.

British Scholar Simon Schama Talks Classic ‘Doctor Who,’ Vintage U.K. Sci-Fi

When it comes to condensing strands of world history into compelling, easily consumed narratives, few are more gifted than Simon Schama. The endlessly erudite Brit-born scholar, author, and TV presenter was on hand at BBC Worldwide ...

OK, So You Got The Statue, Now Finish The Song Properly…

Look, by any standard of celebrity measurement Adele’s doing perfectly fine, isn’t she? A Golden Globe, an Oscar, an entire dinner service made of Grammys with Brits for salt & pepper grinders.

BBC Showcase: Chris O’Dowd Among Stars on Red Carpet

We braved the freezing Northern England wind (and thousands of screaming Justin Bieber fans in town for his concert) to travel to Liverpool for Day One of BBC Worldwide Showcase, the annual event in which the Beeb and British indie ...

Raymond Cusick – The Real ‘Davros’ – Dies, Aged 84

Here’s a sad thing that came to light over the weekend. Raymond Cusick, the BBC production designer who came up with the idea for what the Daleks would look like and how they would move, by playing with a cruet set (and being, ...