Author Archives: Fraser McAlpine

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Steven Moffat Hails Record-Breaking Gathering of Sherlocks

Here’s a delightful thing that happened over the weekend. There was an attempt to gather the most Sherlock Holmeses in one place at the same time, in order to break the world record for simultaneous Sherlocks, and raise funds for ...

WATCH: Who are Benedict Cumberbatch’s Men of the Year?

In the press run outside of last night’s GQ Men of the Year awards—at which he won actor of year—Benedict Cumberbatch was asked, among other things, to nominate his own personal list of men of the year.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: “You are a Good Dalek”

The new Doctor was thrown in at the deep end on Saturday, August 30, as Peter Capaldi came face to face (and face to interior workings) with the Daleks in only his second episode. Refresh your memory with our recap of the Phil Ford ...

WATCH: New ‘Doctor Who’ Trailer for ‘Robot of Sherwood’

You may think you’ve seen the trailer for “Robot of Sherlock” at the end of Saturday’s Doctor Who episode “Into the Dalek,” but there’s more to be found here.

5 Words Anglophiles Should Really Use More Often

Lancaster University and Cambridge University Press are currently surveying the way the English language is changing as it leaves the mouths of British people, for the Spoken British National Corpus 2014. It’s a way of keeping ...

Who Wants To See Karen Gillan’s Hair Being Cut Off?

Whoah horsey! It’s the internet, there’s plenty of room for all of you.

So hats (literally) off to Karen Gillan for allowing this particular video to see the light of day after more than a year. Over the weekend she put up a clip of the moment at which her hair was bound up and snipped off for her part as ...

WATCH: Scandal and Fire in New ‘Downton Abbey’ Trailer

Let’s not linger long in the introduction here. It’s going to be a big enough wait until Season Five of Downton Abbey hits American TV screens as it is.

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘Into The Dalek’

A bird-like spaceship hurtles through an asteroid belt, pursued by Daleks. They shoot, the ship explodes and the pilot finds herself unconscious on the floor of a strange ship, in front of a hawk-faced man holding takeaway coffee.

‘Doctor Who’ Clip: Clara Meets Danny Pink in ‘Into The Dalek’

Ever since Samuel Anderson was first announced as Danny Pink, a new recurring cast member on Doctor Who we’ve been scratching our heads to try and figure our what his significance may be. Is he going to be a nice guy?

‘Doctor Who’ Brit Binge: 10 Greatest Dalek Episodes

Tomorrow (August 30) we will see how the Twelfth Doctor gets on in his first confrontation with Dalek-kind, with “Into the Dalek.”