Doctor Who ‘The Runaway’ VR Adventure: plot details, headset information

New plot information about the new Doctor Who animated virtual reality adventure The Runaway, have emerged from the director Mathias Chelebourg in SFX magazine. “…you wake up in the TARDIS with [the] Doctor and an unstable ball of energy called the Volta, who may explode at any minute, taking the universe with it.” “[The Volta … >

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BBC Ten Pieces will feature Doctor Who theme tune

Schoolchildren in Great Britain will investigate the intricacies of the Doctor Who theme music as part of the BBC Teach program Ten Pieces. Ten Pieces Trailblazers is a curriculum designed by the BBC to focus on composers and works that have changed the way we think of classical and orchestral music – how it can be … >

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Doctor Who virtual reality special coming soon

Doctor Who fans will soon be able to step inside a virtual reality version of the TARDIS, in an upcoming immersive VR film titled Doctor Who: The Runaway. Jodie Whittaker reprises her role as the thirteenth Doctor in this 12-minute animated interactive story from the BBC and Passion Animation Studios. Fans will get the chance … >

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Cuckoo: Andie MacDowell cast as new lead

In a bit of exciting, unexpected news, Groundhog Day actress Andie MacDowell is joining the cast of BBC sitcom Cuckoo, replacing the outgoing Taylor Lautner… The Four Weddings and a Funeral star will board the cast as Ivy, the long-lost sister of Greg Davies’ Ken. She’ll replace Taylor Lautner as the lead actor, with his character, Dale, having headed off to … >

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Les Misérables: stars discuss musical comparisons

The BBC’s forthcoming adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables won’t have any singing but stars Lily Collins and David Oyelowo have discussed the inevitable movie musical comparisons… Stopping by The One Show to promote the series, Oyelowo was quick to address the obvious associations modern audiences have with Hugo’s novel. “As we all know, there’s been a very, … >

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BBC festive line-up and air dates announced

The BBC have formally announced their festive line-up and a shedload of air dates for their Yuletide programming, including Luther, Doctor Who and Les Misérables… Kicking things off is the channel’s hotly anticipated animated adaptation of Richard Adams’ Watership Down. It’ll boast the voice talents of stars like Olivia Colman, John Boyega, Sir Ben Kingsley, and Peter … >

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Dublin Murders: Killian Scott and Sarah Greene to lead detective series

The BBC have assembled the cast and crew for their upcoming eight-part crime drama, Dublin Murders, based on Tana French’s novels and written by Sarah Phelps… Dublin Murders follows two detectives, Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox (played by Strike‘s Killian Scott and Penny Dreadful‘s Sarah Greene), in the height of the Celtic Tiger financial boom of the millennium, as … >

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Not Going Out is going out live on December 21st

Not Going Out, Lee Mack’s popular sitcom is set to broadcast its first live episode this Christmas, it’s been announced. It’ll see Lee Mack’s Lee and Sally Bretton’s Lucy try and organise a festive variety show but find acts are rather hard to pin down. Hugh Dennis’ Toby and wife Anna (Abigail Cruttendon) will also … >

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