Author Archives: Fraser McAlpine

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10 Classic ‘Doctor Who’ Characters Who Made a Modern Comeback

Note: This is not a list of the monstrous armies that have come back time and time again to do battle with the Doctor, but the individual characters he has run into on his travels many times over. These are the people whose legends ...

WATCH: ‘Downton’s Dan Stevens is a Sexy Rotter in ‘The Guest’

So there you are at home, minding your own business, when one day a handsome stranger called David—who looks a lot like Dan Stevens from out of Downton Abbey—turns up and claims to have been a friend of your sons from the army. In ...

5 British Music Festivals to Attend if Glastonbury’s Not Your Thing

That’s right, now that the tents are going up at the actual Glastonbury, we’re off in search of regular alternatives to the ultimate alternative festival in Britain. Two more right-angle turns, and we’re back in the ...

6 Impressive British Stone Structures That Aren’t Stonehenge

Two things are staggering about the Neolithic sites that pepper the British Isles: the first is that there are quite so many in such a small area—approximately 1,300 stone circles across the British Isles and Ireland, and that’s ...

Radcliffe: "We Needed Acting Coach for 'Harry Potter'"

Before you come into this thinking Daniel Radcliffe is about to commence biting the hand that didn’t so much feed his career as gestate, give birth to, feed, change diapers and teach it how to walk, he is not.

WATCH: First Teaser For ‘Downton Abbey’ Season Five

Well this is somewhat cruel, given that Season Five of Downton Abbey may not be appearing on U.S. TV screens for a while yet, but in the U.

Who’s Who: Who Wants To Hear Arthur Darvill Play Keith Moon?

Bear with me, in order to write about this particular BBC Radio 4 audio presentation, there may be an excessive use of the word who—up there in the headline, for example. This is unavoidable, given the circumstances.

5 Great British Sprites For Fairy Day

I know! Hasn’t time just flown by since last year’s Fairy Day celebrations?

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Matt Smith and Karen Gillan Own Wizard World Comic Con

Over the weekend, Karen Gillan and Matt Smith met the Whovian hordes at the Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia. As we know, this is something the both of them are supernaturally good at, and there are a heap of interesting quotes ...

The Queen Visits 'Game of Thrones' Set

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are currently on the second day of a three-day tour of Northern Ireland, and stopped off for a visit to Paint Hall Studios in Belfast, to take a look at some of the interior sets for Game of ...