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The best new TV comedies of October-December (Part 1)

Since the summer came to an end, a lot of new comedies have made their way onto our TV screens – in fact, so many that we’ve decided to split our October-December recommendations into two parts. Here’s part 1 of the best new TV comedies that have aired in the UK over the last three...

The story behind Psychoville’s two-take episode

With much discussion at the moment around how the sixth episode of Netflix’s The Haunting Of Hill House was shot in just five long takes, let’s revisit an episode of Psychoville which accomplished a similar feat back in 2009. Post-The League Of Gentlemen and pre-Inside No. 9, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton co-wrote and co-starred...

Audio review: A Guide to the Doctor Who Short Trip Rarities 2018

In addition to the scheduled releases, September brought forth a clutch of Short Trips Rarities from the Big Finish archive. Formerly available as subscriber bonuses, these five narrated stories feature adventures for the Doctor and friends, read by some familiar BF voices, and each has been enlivened with fresh artwork from Tom Saunders. To help...

The Doctor Who Fan Service Hot Line Week 5: The Tsuragna Conundrum

Woah. We’re halfway there. Woah. Caught me unawares. Reduced episode count but we’ll make it I swear. Woah. Ending on a prayer. Press 1 if you felt the conundrum aspect of this episode was overemphasised. Press 2 if you noticed Chibnall’s cunning trick of distracting us from this week’s implant device by using a word that sounded a bit...

Black River Meadow: a brand web horror series

We’ve asked the team behind Black River Meadow to tell us a little about their new project… “Beneath the mist, among the embers, lies Black River Meadow and its damned descendants.” Black River Meadow is a three-part horror web series set in an otherworldly village hidden deep in the Welsh mountains. The Story There is...