Posts by

‘Doctor Who’s Day: And a Happy Who Year

It’s the last Who‘s Day of the year! And what a year it’s been: it seemed like 2014 would have a job on its hands living up to the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the year before, but any doubts were immediately …

WATCH: Damian Lewis as Henry VIII in ‘Wolf Hall’ Trailer

The BBC have released the first trailer for the upcoming six-part drama Wolf Hall, featuring Damian Lewis of Homeland in the role of England’s most notorious king, Henry VIII.

15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for British stars at the box office, from James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart in X-Men, to Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl, to Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game. But that’s all …

LISTEN: Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s ‘Good Omens’, In Full

Here’s a lovely belated Christmas present: now that BBC Radio 4’s adaptation of the classic Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman comedy novel Good Omens has finished its seasonal broadcast run, the entire series is now …

RIP 'Harry Potter' Actor David Ryall

Some sad news from the weekend just past, as it’s been announced that the British actor David Ryall, best known for playing Elphias Doge in the Harry Potter films, passed away on Christmas Day. He was 79 years old.

‘Doctor Who': 12 Great ‘Last Christmas’ Moments… in GIFs

Santa Claus visited Doctor Who land this year, and left us a fantastic present: “Last Christmas”, Peter Capaldi‘s first Christmas special in the role of the Time Lord. If you want to remind yourself of the episode in …

'Doctor Who's Day Roundup: "Last Christmas"

In a little over 48 hours, we’ll get to see the tenth annual Doctor Who Christmas Special, as “Last Christmas” — starring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Nick Frost, and written by Steven Moffat — airs on BBC …

English Singer Joe Cocker Dies at 70

It already feels like 2014 has been a particularly acute year for the loss of brilliant and talented folk — but sadly, we have another to add to the list, as it’s been announced that the great singer/songwriter Joe Cocker has …

RIP Billie Whitelaw: Five Of Her Best Roles

Sad news over the weekend, as it was announced that the esteemed stage and screen actress Billie Whitelaw has died, at the age of 82. Whitelaw was perhaps best-known for her movie roles, notably in The Omen and The Krays, but also …

What the ‘Doctor Who’ Specials Say About Christmas

On Christmas Day at 9/8c, BBC America will air the tenth annual Doctor Who Christmas special, “Last Christmas”. It seems almost unthinkable that a decade ago, the idea of a special Doctor Who festive episode had yet to …