Posts by: Martin Prince

Peep Show: the US remake has been abandoned (again)

David Mitchell and Robert Webb have helped mine comedy gold at the forefront of the nine series of Peep Show we’ve had in the UK, with the show drawing to a close in December 2015. But there’s been fairly regular talk of a possible US remake of the show. Talk that, according to co-creator Sam...

Red Dwarf XII set for October start

Dave continues to crank up the publicity for the upcoming series of Red Dwarf, with the news that series 12 of the show – Red Dwarf XII – will be on our screens in October. The official press blurb released by Dave’s press office reads as follows: Red Dwarf XII is the twelfth series of...

Grange Hill: get the first four series on DVD for £20!

If all had gone to plan, then the BBC was set to release the many series of the classic children’s drama series Grange Hill over the last few years. It unleashed the first four series of the show on DVD back in 2007, with plans for more to follow. The problem? It didn’t all go to...

The Doctor Who boxset that’ll now cost you £119

Collecting Doctor Who DVDs remains an affordable hobby, given that the price of most of them has now fallen to well below the £10 mark. But every now and then, a special collectors’ edition pops up that still somehow attracts an eye-watering price. That’s the case for a special black rubber limited edition Doctor Who:...

Broadchurch series 4 all but ruled out (again) by Chris Chibnall

The reason Steven Moffat oversaw Doctor Who series 10 was down to his replacement as showrunner, Chris Chibnall, having commitments to finish his Broadchurch series. S eries three of the show wrapped up earlier this year, and it’s just finished its US run too. And in the aftermath of that, Chris Chibnall has been chatting...

Now a porn site wants to make Sense8 season 3

The fate of Netflix’s Sense8 series, put together by the Wachowskis, seemed sealed when the streaming giant cancelled the show after two seasons. It then, in the face of fan campaigning, ordered a two hour special to wrap things up. But now, the offer of funding for a third run has come from an, er,...

Yet another Game Of Thrones season 7 episode has leaked early

HBO isn’t having an awful lot of luck with Game Of Thrones season 7 episodes. Episode 4 of the show was the first to leak early, resulting in four arrests. That particular leak was tracked back to a company used by broadcaster Star India. However, the penultimate episode of season 7 has now leaked too...