Articles Tagged 'Elisabeth Sladen'

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Happy Birthday, David Tennant! 10 Great Tenth Doctor Moments

It’s his birthday (April 18). What further excuse do we need for a wallow in some of David Tennant‘s greatest hits? “No second chances” (“The Christmas Invasion”) Still very much deciding what kind of Doctor he would be, this is the point at which he takes charge. It’s his equivalent of Matt Smith’s speech at […]

Life Outside The TARDIS: Elisabeth Sladen

Let’s start with an optical illusion. Watch this trailer for the 1965 Gerry and the Pacemakers movie (I know, I didn’t realise there was a Gerry and the Pacemakers movie either) Ferry Cross The Mersey. Now watch it again looking for a young Elisabeth Sladen, who is apparently in there somewhere. Hard not to see […]

Elisabeth Sladen’s Autobiography Coming Soon

One of the sad things about Elisabeth Sladen’s cruelly premature death in April of this year, is that it denied her the chance to tell the full, uninterrupted story of working on the longest running science fiction TV show of all time. She was one of very few people who had intimate working knowledge of […]

‘Sherlock’ Wins One Fifth Of All The Welsh BAFTAs

Last night, the Millennium Centre in Cardiff played host to the 20th annual British Academy Cymru Awards (the Welsh BAFTAs, effectively), and it doesn’t take a supernaturally gifted detective to figure out who the main winner was. Sherlock picked up five of the available trophies, including the prestigious Best Television Drama award. Euros Lyn was […]

BBC Confirms: No More ‘Sarah Jane Adventures’

This possibly won’t be the most unexpected of news stories, but it’s a sad one, nonetheless. The BBC has confirmed that, contrary to speculation, there will be no further episodes of The Sarah Jane Adventures, following the recent death of Elisabeth Sladen. It had been thought that the show, a firm favorite on CBBC, could […]

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 20): Remembering Elisabeth Sladen

Remembrances and condolences for Elisabeth Sladen are trending on Twitter in the UK. Colleagues and fans alike were saddened by the death of the 63-year-old actress, who played Doctor Who companion Sarah Jane Smith for four decades. Tweets reflected their sorrow and their appreciation of her work. SFXmagazine: SFX is shocked at saddened at the […]

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