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
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