Bernard Cribbins

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: An Outstanding Achievement

Last night, Doctor Who won two trophies at the TV Choice awards, and Broadchurch (which we’re counting as a Whovian endeavor) scooped up two more. Practically a clean sweep.

‘Doctor Who’ And The Invasion Of The Pop Stars

Any TV show that has lasted as long, and had as great an impact as Doctor Who would probably have ended up featuring a pop star or two along the way. That’s just simple celebrity thermodynamics in action.

‘The Railway Children’ Receives Its First Ever Complaint

They say you can’t please everyone, but some things come pretty damn close. Like The Railway Children, an enduring classic of British cinema that is almost impossible not to love.

Five Fascinating Things About the Town of Wimbledon

As it’s the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today, it seems a choice moment to have a wander through the back-lanes, greenery and ancient history of the London suburb that shares its name, and find out some ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Time For A Massive Celebration

I’m not entirely sure how much higher fan expectations of the rest of this year can be ramped without necessitating the building of, y’know, a really big ramp. We’re already gagging to find out what happens with Clara ...

Russell T Davies Writes A Story For Bernard Cribbins

This is rather lovely. Bernard Cribbins, who of course you’ll recognise as Donna Noble’s grandad Wilf from Doctor Who, is starring in a new TV show called Old Jack’s Boat, on the BBC children’s channel ...

Life Outside the TARDIS: The Classic Companions’ Best Roles

Whovians, Anglophenians, Fiends. Romans and Gruntymen, this series has been a lot of fun.

A Companion To The Doctor’s Companions: Wilfred Mott

Looking back over nearly 50 years of Doctor Who, and all of the various ways in which companions enter and leave the Doctor’s life, it seems odd, given that successive Doctors have been broadly trending younger in physical age, ...

Colin Firth And Bernard Cribbins Honored By The Queen

Colin Firth, Bernard Cribbins and Bryan Ferry are among the celebrities who’ll be dusting off their best suits and getting a special shine on their shoes over the next couple of weeks, as they’ve been named in the Queen’s birthday ...