Doctor Who, Orphan 55: behind the scenes

The BBC released a video depicting some filming of the third episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Orphan 55. The cast and crew shared some photos from the filming. The location filming for the episode took place in the tunnel of a former underground bunker now used for a shooting range on Barry Island and … >

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Doctor Who, Orphan 55: the actor who plays the monster

In an interview posted on the BBC Media Centre, Jodie Whittaker spoke of the imposing actor playing one of the “terrifying monsters” in Episode 3 of Doctor Who Series 12 titled Orphan 55. “I was actually really scared when I saw one of them, I bricked it. I proper bricked it. In rehearsal, he’s like … >

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‘Orphan Black’ review: ‘The Weight of This Combination’ / ‘Transitory Sacrifices of Crisis’

After the bombshell ending to the second season of Orphan Black revealed the existence of a line of male clones, Season 3’s opener, ‘The Weight of This Combination’, doesn’t take long to start introducing us to them more formally. The Castor clones are, unfortunately, not as immediately distinctive or enjoyable to watch as the originals though, and … >

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Win ‘Orphan Black’ Season 1 on Blu-ray!

To celebrate BBC Worldwide’s release of Orphan Black‘s first season on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 14 April, we’ve got Blu-ray boxsets to give away to five of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on Twitter and tweet the following text: Follow @CultBoxTV and RT for a chance to win … >

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Doctor Who Series 13: showrunner gives production update

In his Production Notes column in issue 558 of Doctor Who Magazine, showrunner Chris Chibnall gave an update on the production progress for Doctor Who Series 13. Chibnall penned the column in mid-October 2020 before principal photography began on 2 November. “You may think we’ve been quiet during these six months. Publicly: yes, deliberately. But … >

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The electric costumes of Doctor Who Series 12

In Doctor Who Magazine 557, Ray Holman described the process behind the creation of the creatures and costumes of Doctor Who Series 12. Many of the costumes contained electronic components. Kasaavin One might think that the Kasaavin in Spyfall were computer-generated imagery but they were entirely practical effects. “They were the most technical creatures that … >

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The Third Doctor Adventures

Doctor Who: The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 06 audio review

Big Finish has a justly deserved reputation for quality audio drama, recreating favourite Cult television shows. Even they can’t match their own high standards every time, which is why a more average release stands out from the crowd. May 2020’s Doctor Who: The Third Doctor Adventures Volume 06 is at best average, and shows even Big … >

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