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Doctor Who: Susan Calman pens story for new anthology, now with book cover

A new anthology of Doctor Who stories from female authors is set to go on sale in March. The Day She Saved The Doctor is published on International Women’s Day next year, and Calman – so, so brilliant on Strictly Come Dancing recently (but also, in general, brilliant: her book on her battles with depression...

Ronin is getting a TV remake

The 1998 movie Ronin is best remembered for its incredible car chases, that string together a heist plot. The movie starred Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natasha McElhone, Jonathan Pryce and Sean Bean, and has been a continual seller on disc formats. That said, it’s not the kind of film that ever got close to...

Doctor Who: a 17-disc Sylvester McCoy boxset is available now (but not in the UK!)

Earlier this year came a welcome but surprising announcement of a special Doctor Who boxset. Available from one site in Germany, the Doctor Who: Seventh Doctor Special Collector’s Edition is a 17-disc deluxe boxset. And it’s available now! For your 150 euros (yep, that’s the asking price), you get every one of Sylvester McCoy’s adventures...

Sherlock series 4: new details of deleted scene released

It’s nearly a year now since the transmission of Sherlock series 4, with no immediate sign of more episodes on the horizon. But in a new interview with the Radio Times, Amanda Abbington – who plays Mary in Sherlock – has revealed a scene from the last series that never made it to the screen....

Peter Capaldi: why it’s the right time to leave Doctor Who

Just five more days to go now, before Peter Capaldi hands over the keys to the TARDIS to Jodie Whittaker in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time. Capaldi, who departs the show after three series as the Doctor, has been chatting about his decision to leave, and why now is the...

Peaky Blinders series 4: BBC teases finale with new clip

The terrific Peaky Blinders comes to the end of its fourth series tonight, following a run that’s really seen the show regain its footing. An explosive final episode is expected, and ahead of that, the BBC has been teasing what we can expect from it. For whilst it’s not giving away the ending, it’s released...

Mrs Brown’s Boys Russian deal off over disagreement over gay character

The global takeover of Mrs Brown’s Boys hit something of a stumbling block as the show was set to head to Russia. A deal had been struck to air the programme in the country, but with one caveat that its creator, Brendan O’Carroll, firmly rejected. In an interview with RTE Radio 1, O’Carroll revealed that...

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat on the tone of Twice Upon A Time

We’re entering the last week where we can call Peter Capaldi the incumbent Doctor in Doctor Who. As of next Monday – Christmas Day – the mantle will be passed over to Jodie Whittaker in this year’s Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time. It’s writer and showrunner Steven Moffat’s final Doctor Who too, and he’s...

The Exorcist might be killed by Disney

Last week saw the formal announcement of Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s film assets. The deal, worth over $50bn in stock, sees Disney taking control of the film and TV side of Fox. And that’s already putting at least one show under threat. The television series of The Exorcist has been ticking along okay,...