Articles Tagged 'Noel Clarke'

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11 Great British Gangster Films

The British gangster movie, whether played as a caper, a comedy, a musical or a deadly serious thriller, has a distinctly different tone of voice to similarly criminal films from other parts of the world. There may be common themes—sex, violence, a certain devil-may-care attitude towards the feelings of other people, and at some point […]

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Modern ‘Doctor Who': Where Are They Now?

For the purposes of brevity, let’s assume everyone is fairly familiar with the current career whereabouts of Christopher Eccleston (The Leftovers), Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful), David Tennant (Broadchurch), Arthur Darvill (also Broadchurch), Freema Agyeman (the upcoming Netflix series Sense8), Matt Smith (Terminator Genisys), Alex Kingston (Chasing Shadows), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy and the late […]

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Poetry Day: 10 British Actors Read 10 British Poems

Today is National Poetry Day (October 2) in the UK, and the Brits have always done pretty well at providing the world with poems and people who are good at reading poems, here are 10 poetic moments, provided by some of our favorite actors and actresses. Starting with Benedict Cumberbatch reading “Ode to a Nightingale” […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Welcome Aboard The Tour-Dis!

It’s hard to think of a better way to drum up excitement for a new Doctor and a new season of Doctor Who than for that Doctor, his trusty companion, and his Executive Producer to go out and meet with legions of fans all over the world, just before his grand entrance on screen. And that […]

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Alex Kingston and The Whovian Reunions

We all love River Song, don’t we? The only woman in the universe (so far) that can approach the Doctor on anything like equal terms, terrifyingly good with a gun, and played by one of the most vivacious actresses Britain has ever produced: Alex Kingston. And Alex set to continue causing ripples in Whovian circles, […]

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10 British Actors Who’ve Appeared On ‘Star Trek’

The Star Trek universe is very big and very inclusive. People from all Earth nationalities and extra-terrestrial races mix freely within the crew of the Enterprise, and that means a huge variety of onboard accents. Sometimes this can result in employment prospects for some of Britain’s finest thespian talent, although the show’s most notably British […]

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First Plot Details Emerge For ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’

Technically this isn’t a British movie, but given that the new Star Trek film stars official Anglophenia Hall of Famers* Simon Pegg, Busy Benedict Cumberbatch AND Noel Clarke, we’re claiming it as one of ours for the foreseeable future. So, let’s start with the basics. It’s called Star Trek: Into Darkness (we might’ve added the colon, […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: World Reacts to Amy and Rory’s Farewell

OK hands up, who’s still reeling? All of you? Thought as much. Saturday’s revelation and recrimination adventure The Angels Take Manhattan, in which Amy and Rory Pond not only leave the Doctor but revert to (semi)-normal life, somewhere in New York, as Mr. and Mrs. Williams, tested the tissue strength of hardened Whovians all over […]

Life Outside The TARDIS: Noel Clarke

Warning: if your only experience of Noel Clarke’s work has been as Mickey in Doctor Who, you may find some of these clips a little hard going. He has carved out a career as an actor, writer, director in a series of tough projects depicting inner city life in all of its gruesome reality. As […]

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A Companion To The Doctor’s Companions: Mickey Smith

It’s become a common thread in recent Doctor Who episodes to emphasise the extent to which the appearance of a time-travelling eccentric in an inter-dimensional phone box tends to play havoc with a human’s sense of self. Davros taunts the Doctor about this in Journey’s End, mocking him for turning ordinary people into killers, while […]

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