Top 10 most-watched ‘Doctor Who’ episodes since 2005

‘Voyage of the Damned’ is the most-watched episode of Doctor Who on original broadcast in the UK since the show’s 2005 revival. Guest starring singer Kylie Minogue, David Tennant’s third Christmas special pulled in 13.31 million viewers in December 2007. In second place is the following year’s festive adventure, ‘The Next Doctor’, with 13.1 million … >

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‘The A Word’ Episode 1 review: New autism drama is heart-rending

BBC One’s new Tuesday night drama focuses on communication, as it tells the tale of a family who learn their youngest member, five year old Joe, is on the autistic spectrum. Through this first episode, we meet the combined Scott and Hughes clan. Its patriarch Maurice (Christopher Eccleston) is a sprightly, newly retired widower. As … >

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All the Bad Wolf references in ‘Doctor Who’

Eleven years since Doctor Who returned to our screens, we decided to take a look back at all the “Bad Wolf” references in the show over the past decade.   ‘The End Of The World’ The Moxx of Balhoon says to the Face of Boe: “Indubitably, this is the Bad Wolf scenario. I find the relative laxity of … >

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‘Doctor Who’ storyboards show Christopher Eccleston in 50th anniversary ep

A storyboard artist who worked on Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary special has unveiled early storyboards featuring the Ninth Doctor. As has been widely reported before, Steven Moffat originally approached Christopher Eccleston to be in ‘The Day of the Doctor’ but he declined. ‘The Day of the Doctor’ aired on Saturday 23 November 2013 and featured … >

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Win Tom Hardy’s ‘Legend’ on Blu-ray!

Tom Hardy plays the dual role of infamous gangster twins Ronald and Reginald Kray in crime thriller Legend. > Buy Legend on Amazon. To celebrate the release of Legend digitally on Monday 18 January and on DVD, Blu-ray, Limited Edition Blu-ray Steelbook & VOD on Monday 25 January, we’ve got Blu-rays to give away to … >

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Christopher Eccleston leads cast of BBC One’s new autism drama

Filming has commenced on The A Word, BBC One’s new drama about a family whose youngest son is diagnosed with autism. Adapted by Occupation writer Peter Bowker from the Israeli series by Prisoners of War creator Keren Margalit, the six-part drama was commissioned last year and is described as “a funny and thought-provoking series about … >

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ITV orders second season of ‘Safe House’

Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston will return to ITV next year for a new season of Safe House. The suspenseful event thriller launched in April, featuring Eccleston alongside Nicola Stephenson, Jason Merrells, Marsha Thomason and Paterson Joseph. Season 1 averaged 6.5 million viewers and a 24% share of the audience, winning its scheduling slot for … >

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‘Legend’ movie review: Tom Hardy is fascinating to watch as the Kray twins

I’m not generally the sort of person who will gravitate towards gangster films. There’s something I find generally distasteful about the prospect of glorifying or making glamourous the basically sociopathic, violent nature of gang cultures. So when I was invited to a screening of Legend, based on the lives of real-life twin brothers and London … >

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‘Safe House’ Episode 4 review

Never mind gorgeously bleak cinematography, a heavy air of suspense and some of Britain’s best acting talent filling out the cast; TV thrillers live and die on their stories – in particular, the ending. Without a plausible explanation for the mysteries built up in preceding weeks and a satisfying emotional finale, viewers are entitled to … >

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