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The successful ITV drama Broadchurch starring David Tenant and Olivia Coleman came to an end tonight

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After suspecting every single cast member in turn during the course of a compelling and occasionally brilliant crime thriller that has been widely-touted as Britain's answer to The Killing, viewers of ITV's Broadchurch had been steered rather sharply towards the chief suspect last week. Not least when he muttered the immortal words to his wife “you don't think it was me ?!”

Matt Smith during filming of the popular television series Dr Who in London's Trafalgar Square today.

Matt Smith lands the Tardis lands in Trafalgar Square for Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode

The Tardis came to Trafalgar Square as Doctor Who stars Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman were spotted in the landmark location.

Which Doctor? Christopher Eccleston

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Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston turned down the chance to star in the 50th anniversary episode of the long-running sci-fi show.

David Tennant and Matt Smith at the read-through for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary

Joanna Page joins David Tennant and Billie Piper for Doctor Who 50th anniversary TV movie

Former Gavin & Stacey star Joanna Page will be part of the cast for the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.

The burning boat in Broadchurch has forced Viking River Cruises to pull out of sponsorship for now

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It was a twist which left viewers of the ITV murder mystery drama Broadchurch baffled.

The eleventh doctor played by Matt Smith and Karen Gillan as his companion Amy Pond

BBC commissions original dramas specifically for digital platform iPlayer

BBC bosses have commissioned their first original dramas specifically for catch-up service iPlayer.

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Doctor Who is to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a three-day event expected to draw thousands of fans - and an array of stars and talent from the series.

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Bernard Horsfall: Actor best known in 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' and 'Dr Who'

He played one of the Time Lords at Dr Who's trial, exiling him to earth and forcing him to regenerate

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Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman speed down the Shard on a motorbike in the first episode of the new series of Doctor Who.

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The Shard might have only transformed London's skyline  last year, and its viewing platform only opened to the public a fortnight ago, but it has already been featured (and shattered, in fact) in an episode of Doctor Who.

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Plans mooted for all surviving Doctor Who actors to reunite for 50th anniversary show

Let's do the Time Lord again - plans to reunite all the actors who have played Doctor Who are under consideration to mark the show's 50th anniversary.

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