Freema Agyeman is Martha Jones (c) Big Finish

Martha Jones is back in the world of Doctor Who on audio

After more than a decade away from the TARDIS, Freema Agyeman returns to the world of Doctor Who as the Tenth Doctor’s companion Martha Jones Set between the 2007 TV episodes The Sound of Drums and The Last of the Time Lords, these new stories explore the year that Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman) spent travelling the Earth, warning humanity about the Master and spreading hope with … >

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Doctor Who: Matt Lucas as Nardole wearing headphones

The CultBox Podcast Roundup – June 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for June 2021. Our favourites this month include… The Two Shot Podcast #152 – Tom PriceCraig Parkinson’s guest is Tom Price, stand-up comedian, Magic Radio presenter, podcaster and, most relevant to us, Torchwood‘s Andy Davidson. In this chatty interview, he talks about the many strands to his career. There’s … >

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Bridgerton — Your Guide to the new series from Netflix

Bridgerton starts on Netflix on Christmas Day. What is it, and what do you need to know about it? We bring you the guide to this upcoming series. With 2020’s usual spate of delays, Birdgerton is finally set to appear on Netflix on Christmas Day, and it may be just the show to watch while you finish … >

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Join David Tennant and Catherine Tate for live tweets during Doctor Who watch-along

Following six successful fan watch-longs, Doctor Who Magazine writer Emily Cook has organized another communal fan watch-along and live tweet-along of the Doctor Who series 4 two-part story The Stolen Earth and Journey’s End with David Tennant (the Doctor) and Catherine Tate (Donna Noble), John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones), writer Russell … >

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15 actors who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’ as different characters

“I never know where the faces come from. They just pop up…” Now that we finally have an explanation for why the Twelfth Doctor chose the face of Peter Capaldi, following previous roles in Doctor Who and Torchwood, CultBox decided to take a look at the many actors who have played more than one character … >

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Tracy-Ann Oberman joins ‘New Tricks’ cast as regular

EastEnders star Tracy-Ann Oberman will become a regular cast member in the final season of New Tricks. Oberman joins in the first episode of Season 12 as Fiona Kennedy, forensic pathologist and partner to Nicholas Lyndhurst’s character, Danny Griffin. The Friday Night Dinner actress commented: “I’m delighted to be a part of the final series … >

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‘Cucumber’ Episode 8 review

And so we come to the final episode of Cucumber: the one which, following the events of Episode 7, didn’t seem strictly necessary. Was it worth it? No, but we’ll come to that later. Before that, there is the matter of Henry’s attempts at social engineering, and the fact that – having clearly read too … >

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‘Cucumber’ episode guide

Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies returns to Channel 4 with Cucumber, a new drama series exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life. > Order Cucumber on DVD on Amazon. Cucumber follows 46 year old Henry, played by Vincent Franklin (The Thick of It, Twenty Twelve) and his long-suffering boyfriend Lance, … >

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‘Cucumber’ Episode 7 review

In this penultimate episode of Cucumber, Russell T Davies doesn’t give us what we expect. There’s no knock at the door for Henry or Marie – no sudden, shocked bewilderment at news only half-comprehended. Instead, the action begins on the day of Lance’s funeral and we follow Henry going through the motions of thanking guests … >

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‘Cucumber’ Episode 6 review

Well, you can’t say we weren’t warned. In the opening sequence of this episode, the caption clearly reads, ‘Lance Edward Sullivan, 1966 – 2015’. There was the possibility that this could have been a piece of Russell T Davies misdirection, in the spirit of Rose Tyler’s ‘This is the story of how I died’. But … >

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