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The 32 scripted TV shows that have been cancelled this year

It’s been, as ever, a bit of a brutal year in TV land. Lots of scripted shows in both the UK and the US have been axed, and the following list featured programmes that have been ended this year, even whilst there’s still fuel in their tank. We’ve left out stuff that’s naturally come to...

The year that David Tennant dominated Christmas TV

Television viewing habits have changed an enormous amount since the end of 2009. Now, we’re as likely to watch programmes on catch-up services, or eschew broadcast television altogether. And with that in mind, it’s easy to overlook that at the end of 2009, and the start of 2010, there was a point when half of...

Doctor Who: all the full episode scripts available to download

Courtesy of the BBC Writers Room website, more and more scripts from Doctor Who are being made available for download. The latest to be added is the series 10 story, Thin Ice, by Sarah Dollard. You can directly download it in PDF format here: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/writersroom/scripts/Doctor-Who-S10-Ep3(2).pdf Also available are: SERIES 3 Smith & Jones, by Russell...

21: a film for blackjack and casino fans

Are you a lover of all things casino? Do you fancy yourself as a bit of a blackjack fiend? Then if you haven’t already, you really need to check out the 2008 film 21. 21 was directed by Robert Luketic, and stars such big Hollywood names like Jim Sturgess, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Bosworth, the now-disgraced...

Fascinating facts about the Tomb Raider movies!

If you are anything like me, just the mention of Tomb Raider and Lara Croft will invoke memories off decades passed, the iconic computer game, and of course, the much-adored Lara Croft. As the years have gone on, little has happened to diminish the iconic status of the game and it is still considered something...

How LGBTQ representation in television is changing

Representation in television has always been a controversial topic amongst audiences and critics. Throughout our own history, television organisations have grounded healthy representation to a halt because of a lack of knowledge and apprehension towards how their audience numbers would be affected if they didn’t satisfy everyone’s expectations. In modern society, writers have gradually become...