Harry Hill returning as Professor Branestawm this Christmas

A sequel to last year’s The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm will air on BBC One this Christmas. Harry Hill will reprise his role as the title character in The Further Adventures of Professor Branestawm, adapted by Charlie Higson from Norman Hunter’s classic children’s books. > Buy last year’s The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm … >

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CITV begins filming ‘Horrible Science’ series

Production has started on a new TV series based on the popular Horrible Science children’s books. The ten-part series is produced by Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller’s production company, Toff, and aimed at children between the ages of 6 and 12. Featuring “on-screen chaos, blazing backstage rows and gooey slapstick” with “comedy sketches, experiments, and … >

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‘The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm’ preview

If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember with great fondness the books about a peculiarly British nutty professor by Norman Hunter, starting with The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm. You’ll also no doubt be somewhat dismayed that you’re now old enough to be referred to in online reviews as being ‘of a certain age’. … >

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Harry Hill’s ‘The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm’ trailer

Harry Hill makes his acting debut this Christmas in BBC One’s The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm. Adapted by Charlie Higson from Norman Hunter’s classic children’s books, the hour-long family film airs at 8.30pm on Wednesday 24 December on BBC One. Hill stars as Professor Branestawm, an absent-minded inventor who is oblivious to the chaos … >

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‘Doctor Who’ spoiler-free review: ‘Robot of Sherwood’

In trying to apply meaning to what’s just a very good family drama, it’s all too easy to over-analyse and get pretentious when reviewing Doctor Who. Especially when the show takes itself too seriously. But there’s no chance of that this week. Barely have we stepped two minutes outside the TARDIS and into Robin Hood … >

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‘Doctor Who’ pics gallery: ‘Robot Of Sherwood’

A set of new promotional photos have been released for the third episode of Doctor Who‘s new series, titled ‘Robot Of Sherwood’. Written by Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss, the episode airs at 7.30pm on Satuday 6 September on BBC One. ‘Robot Of Sherwood’ guest stars Tom Riley as Robin Hood and Ben Miller (Death in … >

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‘Doctor Who’ teasers: 10 hints for ‘Robot Of Sherwood’

Doctor Who‘s new series continues this weekend with ‘Robot Of Sherwood’. Written by Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss, the episode guest stars Tom Riley as Robin Hood and Ben Miller (Death in Paradise) as the Sheriff of Nottingham. In a sun-dappled Sherwood forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars and strikes up … >

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