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Susan Twist: all mysterious appearances in Doctor Who to date

Among the many mysteries throughout Russell T Davies’ current Doctor Who era is a host of mysterious characters played by Susan Twist. Twist’s first appearance was in the the Doctor Who 60th anniversary special Wild Blue Yonder where she played Sir Isaac Newton’s housekeeper Mrs Merridew on the fateful day he came up with the … >

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Why Poker Scenes in TV Shows are So Exciting

Some of the world’s most iconic television shows and movies have entire scenes dedicated to poker, which adds excitement to the show. Find out why right here.   Poker is probably the biggest card game out there, and accordingly, it has long been a source of inspiration for all different types of stories, from TV … >

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Is There No Hope for Broadcast TV?

According to Ofcom, the number of people watching broadcast TV has fallen yet again. This time, things look bad. The watchdog claims TV’s most recent slide is the worst since records began. Has the inevitable dawned on the beloved box? Mixed-media The answer is more complex than ‘yes’ or ‘no’. As a collective, our taste in … >

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The Secret Lives of Celebrities: Their Favorite PC Games Revealed

What do stars enjoy when the­y’re not filming or performing? Many cele­brities love PC gaming! Just like us, famous folks find joy in e­xploring digital worlds. They use games to re­lax, connect with fans, and have fun. Let’s pe­ek at some cele­bs’ favorite PC games. Famous people­ have many reasons for gaming on their compute­rs. … >

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Doctor Who: The Devil's Chord - Maestro (Jinkx Monsoon)

New clips and images released for Doctor Who: The Devil’s Chord

New clips from the second episode of the Doctor Who 2024 series, The Devil’s Chord, were released on official media. The first clip features the menacing god-like villian Maestro (Jinkx Monsoon) both alarming and flattering composer and music teacher Timothy Drake (Jeremy Limb). The second clip features a montage of scenes from the episode. The … >

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Doctor Who ‘Boom’ cast list

The cast list for the third 2024 Doctor Who series episode Boom, written by Steven Moffat, was released on the BBC One listing for the programme. In the episode, the Doctor and Ruby are caught in the middle of a devastating war on Kastarion 3, a world on the farthest edges of the galaxy. The … >

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Death in Paradise – Don Gilet announced as the show’s new lead

Detective Inspector Mervin Wilson will take up his Caribbean post this Christmas.  Since Ralf Little’s Neville Parker departed St. Marie for pastures new in March, we’ve been waiting to hear of his replacement. Now we have the answer – it’s Don Gilet. The Walsall born actor, best known for his role as Lucas Johnson on … >

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Rebus – start date and images for the new series

Richard Rankin takes the title role in a new show, based on the Inspector Rebus novels.  Back in March, we noted that the BBC had picked up a new Rebus adaptation, Now, the corporation has released images and confirmed a start date for the show. For the binge inclined, all six episodes land on BBC … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – April 2024

Here’s our April 2024 Podcast Roundup – what we’ve been listening in the worlds of CultBox.  In no particular order, our picks this month are… Table Manners S16, Ep 25: Billie Piper Jessie and Lennie are joined for breakfast by Billie Piper, who was out promoting Scoop. However, the chat goes much wider and covers … >

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