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The Doctor Who Experience: more details on why it closed

Last September, the terrific The Doctor Who Experience exhibit in Cardiff closed down, some five years after it opened. A few more details have now come to light about the deal that saw it arrive in Cardiff in the first place, and a clue as to why it closed down. Basically: money. The story at...

Stranger Things: Netflix denies rumours its creators are leaving the show

A rumour sprung up yesterday that seemed to cast a shadow over the future of Netflix’s soaraway smash hit, Stranger Things. Said rumour suggested that the show’s creators, the Duffer Brothers, were considering quitting the programme once season three was complete. However, Netflix US has moved quickly to nix those rumours, courtesy of a post...

The BBC denies that television drama is in crisis

An article in The Telegraph at the start of the week ahs been met with a robust response from the BBC. The piece in the paper had argued that British television drama was “in crisis”, arguing that “one series after another reeks of glossy, easily exported blandness”. It was a criticism aimed in the aftermath...

The BBC’s next Agatha Christie adaptation revealed

The BBC and Agatha Christie Productions has inked a deal for seven adaptations of the late author’s work, a deal that was supposed to start with Ordeal By Innocence last Christmas. However, after being shot last year, the transmission of the adaptation was delayed following sexual assault allegations against actor Ed Westwick. His scenes have...

Jessica Jones season 2: brand new trailer released

Netflix has its next Marvel TV series lined up, with confirmation that Jessica Jones season 2 will be released in full in March. The new series is landing on International Women’s Day, March 8th, and along with the announcement has come a new trailer and the official synopsis. A second trailer has now landed for...

Watch the new Doctor Who title in action

The BBC have unveiled this motion graphic of the new Doctor Who logo. There’s nothing by way of new ‘content’ of course – it’s not suddenly Professor Who – but there’s been a total stylistic overhaul and it’s looking really groovy. There seems to be a secondary, static logo too, also published today by the...

Doctor Who series 11 will start later than thought

The BBC Worldwide conference is currently taking place in Liverpool, and it’s where the corporation showcases its shows that are coming up. As you might expect, Doctor Who was represented, and both the new showrunner – Chris Chibnall – and the new Doctor – Jodie Whittaker – were in attendance. The pair took part in a...

We will have to wait a while for Strike series 4

As the BBC preps for airing its third adaptation of JK Rowling’s Cormoran Strike novels, Career Of Evil, Strike’s star Tom Burke has said it could be a while before he puts on that old woollen coat again.