About Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic

Posts by Fraser McAlpine

‘Doctor Who’s’ Day Roundup: New Trailers, New Dangers From ‘The Snowmen’

This is always the most exciting part of the buildup to a new episode of Doctor Who, when the little crumbs of information and the tiny sugary nuggets of preview clips start to fuse together, without ever quite becoming the full cake, …

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Prepare For ‘The Snowmen’

As we inch closer and closer towards Christmas Day, new material on the Doctor Who Christmas special continues to trickle in.

‘Doctor Who’ Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Things for the Whovians in Your Life

Ah, the holidays: The festive lights, the whimsical decorations, the delicious seasonal treats… the nightmare that is holiday shopping and the overwhelming task of having to navigate through hoards of people trampling over each other …

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Look Who’s On TV Guide!

Once again, this friendly little news roundup has been entirely swamped by an astonishingly huge event. In this case, the arrival on the front cover of TV Guide Magazine, for the first time EVER, of our favorite Time Lord, as a result …

Where Else Have You Spotted the Cast of ‘The Hour’?

Put on your horn-rimmed glasses and break out the ’50s-inspired cocktails! The second season of The Hour, with its tremendously talented ensemble cast, premieres on BBC America tonight (November 28) at 9/8c.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: It’s All About The Minisodes

Let’s face it, by FAR the largest stamp on the Whovian dance card over the past week has been the successful launch of both the prequel and trailer for the Christmas special, called The Snowmen, which is coming to BBC AMERICA on …

WATCH: ‘Skins’’ Nicholas Hoult Stars in Zombie Rom-Com

Move over vampires, looks like zombies are the cool new supernatural beings in town. With the Twilight film saga coming to an end and the rising popularity of AMC’s The Walking Dead, the film Warm Bodies couldn’t be coming at a …

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Christmas Special Prequel Is On The Way

This Friday, November 16, the BBC’s telethon Children In Need will be showing the first teaser clip for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special (premiering Christmas Day on BBC AMERICA).

Anglophenia Reader Gauthic Says: Bring Back The Master!

In our post, “Revealed: Neil Gaiman’s New ‘Doctor Who’ Story Features The Cybermen,” we asked readers what Doctor Who villain Gaiman should tackle next.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Tales From London Comic-Con

What with all the fun and games around Matt Smith’s 30th birthday, and then Halloween, the London’s MCM Expo Comic-Con appearance of Matt and Caroline Skinner might not have caught your undivided attention. Luckily official …