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Red Dwarf: revisiting the second series

Before its twelfth series lands on Dave in October, I’m rewatching all of Red Dwarf from the beginning. This week it’s time to tackle rebellious androids, virtual reality and false memories in Red Dwarf II. I mentioned in my look at the maiden run that the first series of Red Dwarf has a pervading sense...

Doctor Who Subterranea review

After last month’s ghostly goings on at Malkin Place, the fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Lalla Ward) are back in space on a new planet, and in Jonathan Morris’s Subterranea, they are actually inside the planet’s crust. Packed with imagination, Jonathan Morris paints a world where the human inhabitants live inside so-called Drill-towns, desperate...

Blake’s 7: Spoils of War review

After being unavoidably delayed, Blake’s 7 is back in a new set of full-cast stories set in the timeline of season 3 of the original TV show. It’s a new production team with John Ainsworth taking over production, script editing and directing duties and a recasting for the character of Dayna Mellanby, now played by...

Three new “special” episodes of League of Gentlemen announced

BBC Two’s controller, Patrick Holland, has this morning been speaking at the Edinburgh TV festival. Among many exciting plans for the station he confirmed that, yes, The League of Gentlemen will be back. It was hardly a secret, but the announcement makes things officially official. There were no real details given, other than an episode...

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...

7 Sleeping Myths Kept Alive By Popular Culture

If you are over 10 years old, chances are that someone has told you to drink a glass of warm milk at night or count sheep to be able to fall asleep faster.   How much of that is truth versus what we’ve been told over and over again by television, movies, and old wives’...

The Top Casino Games And The Celebrities That Love Them

Do you love sitting around at the casino playing games and winning money? You’re not the only one. Today, the casinos are more popular than ever before. Some people prefer playing from home, while others like visiting the casinos in person. Believe it or not, some of America’s biggest celebrities absolutely love casinos and they...