Posts by: Martin Prince

Game Face finally arrives on E4 this year

Back in 2014, E4 pressed ahead with a pilot episode of a sitcom by the name of Game Face, from Roison Conaty. It’s certainly taken its time moving things forward from there, but the channel has now confirmed that a full series is moving ahead, and that it’ll be on air later this year. Conaty...

Doctor Who: John Simm on whether he’ll play The Master again

Spoilers for The Doctor Falls. Over the weekend, Doctor Who series 10 drew to a close, and with it, we saw what might be the final appearance from John Simm as The Master in the show. It also looked as though Michelle Gomez had reached the end of her tenure as Missy (she’s previously confirmed...

The Box Of Delights is heading to the stage

The wolves are set to start running again. This time in the direction of Wilton’s Music Hall in London. An adaptation of John Masefield’s novel The Box Of Delights, which in turn was turned into a much-loved 1984 Yuletide BBC adaptation, is heading to Wilton’s this Christmas, and tickets for the run are now on...

Poldark’s Phil Davis signs up for static caravan comedy show

The BBC is pressing ahead with a pilot episode of a new comedy called Static, for which it’s recruited Poldark’s Phil Davis to star. He’s going to be playing a man who gives up his high-paying job in the city to go and live with his wife and children. Turns out, though, that their new...

Doctor Who Christmas special: Peter Capaldi’s input into the final scenes

In the new issue of Doctor Who Magazine, executive producer and lead writer Steven Moffat has used his excellent Production Notes column to detail the process of writing this year’s Christmas special, which will see, of course, the departure of Peter Capaldi and Moffat from the show. He’s also revealed that Peter Capaldi has helped...

Sherlock: “I sort of assume we’ll come back”, says Steven Moffat

He’s currently in the midst of wrapping up his tenure on Doctor Who, and then Steven Moffat – along with Mark Gatiss – will be pressing ahead with his planned Dracula TV series. But the door, as you might expect, isn’t shut on more Sherlock. The end of the last series of the show, giving nothing...

What are the UK’s fastest ISPs for watching Netflix with?

Here’s something we’d not seen before. Netflix, on its media blog, runs a monthly chart that measures the performance of internet service providers. What it’s looking for its to determine with which ISP you get the best level of Netflix streaming service. It makes interesting reading. Firstly, Switzerland is the country to move to if...