Monthly Archives: August 2013

‘Broadchurch’ Recap: Episode 4

As Broadchurch, BBC America’s 8-episode crime series, hit the halfway mark, the suspense only deepened. The list of suspects, both those that the police have on their radar and those that viewers know are possibly up to no good, grew ...

Tom Hiddleston Wins Anglo Fan Favorites for Second Straight Year

Congratulations to Tom Hiddleston, who has won his second straight title as Anglo Fan Favorites Man of the Year. He defeated 2011 champion Alan Rickman 56 to 44 percent.

‘Downton’s Alan Leech Joins Keira And Benedict To Tell The Alan Turing Story

I wonder what it is about Benedict Cumberbatch that leads directors and writers and producers to conclude that he’d be good at playing people who were famously good at cracking codes? That air of authority, perhaps?

LOOK: James Corden Is Paul Potts In ‘One Chance’

British cinema loves to make movies in which people from humble or working-class origins turn out to be gifted or artistic in some way. There’s the one about the miner’s boy who becomes a ballet dancer (Billy Elliot), the ...

Snapshot: 25 Photos of British Seaside Towns

The end of summer is nearing but it’s not quite here. There are plenty of seaside spots to hit up in the UK. If you aren’t able to make it in person, you can enjoy the splendor with this snapshot:

Robbie Williams: The (Cartoon) Doctor That Never Was

Here’s a story that, while not part of Doctor Who canon, introduces a bizarre possibility to a fictional realm that is already well served with bizarre possibilities. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin:

‘Hollyoaks’ Train Scene Deemed Too Graphic by TV Watchdog

Channel 4’s soap opera Hollyoaks has received a slap on the wrist by the TV watchdog Ofcom over a train death scene which aired before 9pm, reports BBC News.

The Script For The ‘Luther’ Movie Is Finished

Rest assured, there will be no spoilers here about the third Luther miniseries. We might take the opportunity to remind everyone that it starts on BBC AMERICA on Tuesday, September 3 at 10/9c, but that’s it. Not another word.

More New (Old) Beatles Material To Be Released

The Beatles album ‘Live At The BBC’ was a revelation. A compilation of ‘lost’ radio sessions from the early ’60s that was released in 1994, it showed off the side of the band that their recorded career took ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Steven Moffat Offers Hints on Twelfth Doctor

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has poked his head above the parapet recently to give fans a few hints of what might be to come from Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. He told Doctor Who Magazine that “I’m pretty ...