Callan Volume Two

Callan Volume Two review

Put-upon British counter-intelligence agent Callan is back in a new series of four audio dramas from Big Finish. Part of a new wave of tougher spy and spook dramas, Callan first reached TV screens as the optimism of the 1960s evaporated in the looming shadow of the bleaker 1970s. Created by James Mitchell, and lit … >

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Callan Volume One review

Running on ITV for four series between 1967 and 1972, as well as spawning both a movie and an 80’s TV special, Callan was a hard-hitting spy drama which followed its hero, played by Edward Woodward, in his missions for The Section – a covert government department handling enemies of the state by the most … >

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Steven Moffat

Steven Moffat set to guest on Room 101: tickets available!

It’s little secret that Frank Skinner is a long-time Doctor Who fan. As such, he’s already filmed an episode of the next series of Room 101, that will guest star Pearl Mackie. However, now we get news that he’s lured outgoing showrunner Steven Moffat to his sofa, to discuss pet peeves. Moffat will be appearing on … >

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Could the new ‘Doctor Who’ companion be Frank Skinner?

The BBC announced yesterday that the new Doctor Who companion will be officially revealed tomorrow evening during MOTD Live: Everton vs Manchester United. While fans are pretty excited right now about finally learning who will be replacing Jenna Coleman’s Clara in the TARDIS next season, many have been slightly scratching their heads trying to figure out why the heck the … >

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Frank Skinner hoping for ‘Doctor Who’ return

Frank Skinner has revealed that said he would like to reprise his role as Perkins in a future episode of Doctor Who. The comedian appeared as the Orient Express’ chief engineer in ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’ in October. Skinner told Digital Spy: “Anyone who’s in Doctor Who always gets asked if they would come … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 DVD fan event in London announced

BBC Worldwide has revealed details of an exclusive Doctor Who fan event featuring the show’s stars to celebrate launch of the new season on DVD and Blu-ray. The 5-disc Season 8 box set will be available from Monday 17 November, featuring all 12 episodes from Season 8. > Order Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > … >

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‘Doctor Who’ review: ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’

Okay, hands up anyone who knew that this episode would crack an ‘Are you my Mummy?’ joke! Yep, that’ll be just about everyone then… With a title this brazen, we’d have been disappointed if ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’ had eschewed predictability. The latest in a sub-genre of Doctor Who stories that have given us … >

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‘Doctor Who’ preview clips: ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’

The BBC has released two new previews clips for the next episode of Doctor Who. ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’ airs at 8.35pm on Saturday 11 October on BBC One. Written by Jamie Mathieson and guest starring Frank Skinner and singer Foxes, the episode is described by Steven Moffat as “stunning in a very glamorous … >

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