Arts and Entertainment Olivia Colman did not let a US Broadchurch snub 'cross her mind'

Actress says she has never been annoyed by show's different US casting

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The singular power of a poetic monologue is lost in its transfer from the London stage

A look at the new &lsquo;Doctor Who&rsquo; trailer

It has barely been two months since audiences were left on a tantalising cliff hanger but now the trailer for the second half series 6/32 of &lsquo;Doctor Who&rsquo; has been posted on the &lsquo;Doctor Who&rsquo; website.

Review of Doctor Who &lsquo;A Good Man Goes To War&rsquo;

The truth has now been revealed about River Song...

First Night: Much Ado About Nothing, Wyndhams Theatre, London

Despite Tennant's gloriously engaging Benedick - I'd rather go to the Globe

Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare's Globe, London

Much to love in this witty production

Review of Doctor Who &lsquo;The Rebel Flesh&rsquo;

Doctor Who tackled the ethical dilemma of cloning and artificial life in the first of a two-part story this week.

Review of Doctor Who &lsquo;The Doctor&rsquo;s Wife&rsquo;

After much speculation from the teasing title of this episode, all has now become come clear.

The Week In Radio: Odd couple make the chattering classes chuckle

Have you ever said to yourself, "Why is there never enough BBC drama about middle-class people with young children living in north London?" No? Me neither. I know Outnumbered was very successful on TV, but sometimes feels like the whole of north London is squabbling, parenting and getting a divorce right here in my (south London) kitchen.

Doctor Who producer slams plot leaks as 'vandalism'

Doctor Who series boss Steven Moffatt has blasted fans who leak details of plots, accusing them of "vandalism".

Review of Doctor Who &lsquo;The Curse of the Black Spot&rsquo;

Doctor Who turned pirate this week with &lsquo;The Curse of the Black Spot&rsquo; which took viewers on a swashbuckling adventure, involving stowaways, mutiny and a siren.

Karen Gillan: Obsessive fans, short skirts and life with Doctor Who

And you think getting a doctor's appointment is difficult – try getting one with the Doctor's assistant, flame-haired Scottish actress Karen Gillan, aka Tardis companion Amy Pond. Nine solid months of 11-day fortnights filming Doctor Who in Cardiff, on-call from six in the morning until way past dusk, means that clearing a space in Gillan's diary can seem harder than time travel itself. But now here she is, heeled-up and tottering carefully out of a taxi on to London's Portobello Road.

Culture Club: Doctor Who

Readers review this week's big TV show

Review of Doctor Who &lsquo;Day of the Moon&rsquo;

So, The Silence finally fell via a spot of post-hypnotic suggestion.

Review of Doctor Who &lsquo;The Impossible Astronaut&rsquo;

Bigger, bolder, better: just three words that sum up the opener for this series.

John Simm: Antihero making headlines again

In BBC1's new psychological thriller, Exile, John Simm plays a sleazy journalist. He tells James Rampton why he prefers roles with a dark side
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