Doctor Who: Peladon – audio boxset review

Peladon charts the history of one of the Doctor Who’s favourite planets through the ages.  It’s been fifty years since the Third Doctor and Jo first travelled to Peladon. A feudal Earth-like society, though mineral rich, it was on the cusp of membership to the Galactic Federation – though not all his people shared that … >

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Peladon – Big Finish celebrates 50 years with two Doctors and River

The history of the Pertwee-era Doctor Who planet will be returned to four times in a forthcoming boxset.  With 2022 just around the corner, it’s fifty years since Doctor Who first visited Peladon, arriving on the side of Mount Mageshra in the middle of a thunderstorm. In the 1970s, the feudal planet served as host … >

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The Trick

The Trick — new thriller stars Jason Watkins and Victoria Hamilton

BBC One announces The Trick, a landmark film that tells the real life story of the ‘Climategate Scandal’ from 2009 Produced by Vox Pictures, the team behind the critically acclaimed Keeping Faith, and written by Bafta-nominated Owen Sheers (The Snow Spider, Aberfan: The Green Hollow) The Trick tells the story of world-renowned Professor Philip Jones; … >

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John Cleese returns to BBC One in new comedy series ‘Edith’

BBC One has ordered a new comedy from the Oscar-nominated co-author of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil. Written by Charles McKeown, Edith will star John Cleese (Fawlty Towers) alongside Alison Steadman and Jason Watkins. The cast of the six-part series also includes Jessica Hynes, Anne Reid, Rosie Cavaliero, James Cosmo and Peter Egan. The official synopsis reads: “For Edith (Alison Steadman), … >

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‘Line of Duty’ Season 4 episode guide: What happens next?

Police corruption drama Line of Duty returns for a fourth season, moving to BBC One. Written and created by Jed Mercurio, the six new episodes introduce Westworld star Thandie Newton as AC12’s “most devious opponent yet”, DCI Roz Huntley, with returning regulars Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar joined by Jason Watkins (Being Human), Lee Ingleby (The … >

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