Articles Tagged 'Russell T. Davies'

Matt Lucas plays Bottom in Russell T. Davies’ TV adaptation of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

FIRST LOOK: Russell T Davies’ Adaptation of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Pictures have been released of Russell T. Davies‘ forthcoming TV adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, launching as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Season to commemorate 400 years since the playwright’s death. Featuring some of the U.K.’s most loved talent, it’s been billed by at least one critic as “Shakespeare for the Doctor Who generation”. And, by the […]

Rebecca Root in ‘Boy Meets Girl’ (Photo: BBC)

10 LGBT Shows From Around the World

As we have already seen in BBC AMERICA’s London Spy (watch episodes 1 and 2), TV and online shows are fast cottoning on to the idea that protagonists don’t all have to come from the same place all the time. In fact it’s better to broaden the experience pool if you want to tell a […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Rose’

“Rose” is the story that kickstarted the modern era for Doctor Who. It’s the story that connected the classic series with a new audience, set up a new concept that explained the Doctor’s absence within his own reality—namely the Time War—and set a tone that can still be clearly heard within the most recent episodes, […]

Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike (Pics: Jon Kopaloff and Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

Toby Whithouse

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: What Day is It?

Welcome to Doctor Who’s Day, a weekly roundup of everything the internet has to offer on the subject of Doctor Who, from the most breathtaking fan tributes on social media… http://blue-silla.tumblr.com/post/116500077912 …to the grandest of official events, such as the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular; an evening of orchestral bliss devoted to the music of Murray […]

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WATCH: David Tennant Honored by His Dad at the National TV Awards

Last night’s annual National Television Awards was especially noteworthy for one very lovely moment indeed: when David Tennant, who seemed utterly suprised to be winning a Special Achievement prize, was faced with not only a performance by the Proclaimers (his favorite band), but a clip of his own father telling the world how kind he […]

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