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Doctor Who: BBC confirms show going behind the scenes of Christmas special

As well as the Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time, that’s going out on Christmas day, the BBC has another treat for Who fans lined up. A one-off Radio 2 show, hosted by Jo Whiley, went behind the scenes of filming of the episode. It’s an Access All Areas Doctor Who special, and...

A Discovery Of Witches Trailer drops

Sky One have developed a production of Deborah Harkness’ 2011 debut novel, A Discovery of Witches. It’s due to air in the new year and can been seen as part of their New & Next ad campaign. However, those of you wishing to see more, there is a teaser trailer below that contains more of the...

How to see the Doctor Who Christmas special early

The BBC is giving people a chance to see this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special early, as it takes Twice Upon A Time on tour in the north of England. This will all take place in the run up to Christmas, with the only slight catch being that the ending of the programme will be...

Peaky Blinders series 4 episode 2 review

One of Peaky Blinders‘ chief appeals (y’know, beyond the excellent cast, Stephen Knight’s compelling writing, and David Caffrey’s razor-in-your-cap sharp direction), is that it manages to engender the feeling of instability in the viewer. Across each series, each episode, there’s an unpredictable web of tension, and a sensation that at any moment anyone could die,...

First official picture: Benedict Cumberbatch in his new drama

Filming has been underway on the new drama Melrose for some time now, with star Benedict Cumberbatch being seen on the streets of Glasgow during location filming. As such, cameraphone snaps of him in his role surfaced online. Now, though, there’s something more official. Melrose is based on the Patrick Melrose novels by Edward St...

Riviera: Sky orders second series of steamy drama

In spite of the show’s creator Neil Jordan pretty much disowning it shortly after transmission began, Riviera became a smash hit for Sky Atlantic earlier this year. The show’s core ingredients of crime, betrayal and, well, humping, struck a chord with viewers, and it’s little surprise given the raging audience success of the show that...

The Crystal Maze: famous people confirmed for Christmas special

The revival of The Crystal Maze on Channel 4 is going down really rather well, and it’s thus little surprise that the channel has ordered up a Christmas special. A celebrity special, as it happens. Richard Ayoade will be hosting the show, as per usual. Adam Buxton and Jessica Hynes are reprising their usual roles,...

Game Of Thrones: hacker faces charges over episode thefts

HBO and the US government have stepped up their investigation into cyberhacks designed to try and get HBO to stump up $6m in the Bitcoin currency. This was the attack that saw unaired episodes of HBO shows – including Game Of Thrones – stolen from HBO servers, and a ransom demand for them duly issued....