Actress says she has never been annoyed by show's different US casting
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Tuesday 27 July 2010
While the queues for Sunday morning's Doctor Who Prom snaked, as usual, past the Royal Albert Hall, once inside it was clear that this was no ordinary Prom audience. There were tweed jackets and velvet bowties galore, and the arena was filled with children clutching cardboard cut-outs of Daleks and pointing at the Tardis, which had somehow landed on stage next to the old bust of Henry Wood.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
Friday 28 May 2010
Oliver Parker's dismal public-school caper doesn't even have the decency to be camp. Rupert Everett donning a Margaret Thatcher-style wig simply doesn't cut it.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Tuesday 27 April 2010
The BBC says it will ensure an on-screen ad during the climactic seconds of Saturday's Doctor Who will not happen again, after it prompted thousands of complaints.
Friday 23 April 2010
The lore of the Time Lords says that as soon as a new Doctor appears (and acquires a hot new assistant), so too does a box-fresh (Tardisfresh?) digital version of said time traveller.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
For a string of actors over the past four decades, being reincarnated as the new Doctor Who has proved to be a precarious moment, with public opinion over their portrayal of the Time Lord almost certain to be divided. Find the right balance and adoration awaits – but play the Doctor wrong and obscurity or ridicule beckons.
Monday 05 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
US Outlook: I would have been quite happy to cut a cheque for £145.50 this week. Or $222.60, for that matter. The BBC is always on the list when expat conversation turns to what we miss about the Old Country, and you find few dissenters on the value-for-money Brits get from the licence fee. Maybe we should be allowed to help with Auntie's little funding difficulties.
Friday 19 March 2010
Sunday 14 March 2010
Sunday 21 February 2010
Sunday 24 January 2010
All good things must come to an end; except, it seems, good television. Tonight, almost 20 years after the series officially ended, the long-anticipated prequel to Only Fools and Horses – voted Britain's favourite ever sitcom – will be screened on BBC 1.
Friday 15 January 2010
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed