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Caroline Aherne Bursary launched for Northern female comedy writer-performers

Coming up next week is the Salford Sitcom Showcase, a collaboration between the BBC’s comedy wing and BBC North. As well as a preview of Vic and Bob’s Big Night Out 2.0, the night will feature a live performance of The Entrepreneuress, which is Sian Gibson’s new, in-development BBC sitcom, and a live Q&A with...

Dalek documentary film hits legal stumbling blocks

A planned Dalek documentary by the name of The Undiscovered Daleks had been set to tell the story of Doctor Who’s most famous foes. But the project, from Victor Lewis-Smith, has become mired up in legal issues. The film had promised to include fresh Dalek outtakes, and plenty of behind the scenes stories of Davros’...

Safe: Netflix drama lands Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington

Netflix has commissioned a new eight-part drama by the name of Safe, that comes from the pen of BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (who scored his gong for his writing work on Shameless). The show will focus on a gated community, where a paediatric surgeon is trying to raise his two daughters, following the death of...

Even hardcore Game Of Thrones fans may not know these 5 facts

You can pretty much tell that Game of Thrones season seven is just around the corner. Twitter feeds are full of speculating viewers, online news sites are coming up with all sorts of theories and HBO have released several epic trailers. Yes, it’s time to venture once again into a bloody and fantastical world –...

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi films final scenes in Cardiff

It turns out that there was just a little bit more work left on the Doctor Who Christmas special. Last Friday, a ‘golden wrap party’ took place for the show, which seemed to be Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat’s final end of production shindig. It also seemed to suggest that filming was done. Well it...

Lucha Libre – From Folk Heroes to Pop Culture Phenomenon

Lucha Libre is a pop culture phenomenon that has been slowly but steadily sweeping out of Mexico to the rest of the world, most notably in American wrestling, movies and TV. The origins of Lucha Libre can be traced back to 1863 when the Mexican wrestler Enrique Ugartechea began developing a freestyle form of the...

SITE123 Review: when and when not to use SITE123

SITE123 website builder has become incredibly well known. Indeed, it succeeded in getting into a serious fight with companies that have existed for many years, making them almost irrelevant…