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Why you need to watch BBC Three’s new comedy ‘This Country’

‘In rural Britain today, studies show that young people feel more marginalised than ever. To explore this problem, the BBC spent six months filming with some young people in a typical Cotswold village.’ So begins each episode of BBC Three’s This Country, a mockumentary series focusing on the daily lives of two rural youths. Real-life siblings...

10 reasons why 2011’s season of ‘Doctor Who’ is the best

Six years since it first aired, we take a look back at Matt Smith’s second season as the Doctor.   1) Matt Smith There’s something special about Matt’s version of the Doctor. He may look like a hot hipster with his floppy hair, lanky frame and boundless energy, but the moments where he shines is when...

Could ‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer be the Thirteenth Doctor?

Peter Capaldi recently announced that, as of the end of 2017, he’ll no longer be the Doctor – and the search for the next incarnation of the Time Lord is on. Here’s one suggestion as to who could take the TARDIS keys – Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer. This fan-made trailer casts Dormer as...

5 ways to improve ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off ‘Class’ if it gets a second season

When the latest Doctor Who spin-off series was first announced back in October 2015, the initial reaction ranged from scepticism to outright hostility. By the time Class launched online on BBC Three last autumn, following a promising trailer and confirmation that Peter Capaldi’s Doctor would be appearing, fans seemed slightly more welcoming. However, the eight episodes failed to attract...

10 years since it began, could ‘Primeval’ ever return?

Today marks exactly ten years since the first ever episode of Primeval aired. ITV’s sci-fi series started as a competitor to Doctor Who in the Saturday evening family drama slot, but quickly grew into something far more interesting. It was a show that, rather appropriately, evolved a lot over its lifetime – but even if nothing...

4 things we need from the next Doctor

One of the most subtle and gifted actors to take on the role of the Time Lord, Peter Capaldi has been terrific at the helm of the TARDIS over the past four years. But before 2017 comes to an end, he’ll be handing over the mantle to someone else. The new Doctor will see their...

Why ‘Sherlock’ MUST come back for a fifth season

With the show’s creators giving fans very little information to go on, the future of the BBC’s Sherlock is very much in limbo at the minute. The majority of the viewers are desperate to have the show back despite very mixed opinions on last month’s ‘The Final Problem’. Season 4’s finale caused a lot of...

5 possible replacements for Peter Capaldi in ‘Doctor Who’

“Here we go again…” Once every four years or so, the media gets to play the game of ‘who will be the next Doctor?’ – a game that often involves the same names cropping up again and again. Here at CultBox, we’re more than happy to jump on a Whovian bandwagon; but we can’t help...

5 ways that ‘Broadchurch’ can be must-see TV again

David Tennant and Olivia Colman are back soon as DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller for a final season of Broadchurch. Season 3 is set to begin on ITV next month, before creator Chris Chibnall vworps out of the ITV offices and lands in Cardiff to start making next year’s season of Doctor Who. Buy the...

Why you should be watching ‘Kings of Con’

Seeing as the cast of Firefly are doing a show set in a similar realm on the same network, on paper at least, this show should not exist. Thankfully though, Kings of Con is very much alive and being obscenely well received by almost all of its audience. With names like Tim Omundson, Michael Cudlitz,...