5 of the best ‘Toast of London’ cameos

If your answer to the question ‘Do you like Toast of London?‘ is a resounding ‘YES!’ (in an attempted fruity baritone) then you’ll be delighted to hear that the third season of Channel 4’s Rose d’Or winning cult comedy is now out on DVD, won’t you? ‘YES!’ And while much of the lure of the … >

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Is this how Missy escaped Gallifrey in ‘Doctor Who’?

A possible explanation has emerged for Missy’s escape from Gallifrey in Doctor Who. John Simm’s Master was last seen in 2010’s ‘The End of Time’, attacking Rassilon as he disappeared along with the High Council to Gallifrey before the planet was removed from the known universe. Gallifrey was last seen in 2013’s 50th anniversary special, … >

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Philip Glenister to lead cast of ITV’s ‘Prey’ follow-up

ITV has ordered a second season of Prey. Created and written by Chris Lunt, the series launched last April on ITV, starring John Simm as a well-liked copper who is wrongly accused and arrested for murder. Season 2 will see Simm’s character replaced by the actor’s former Life on Mars co-star Philip Glenister in “a … >

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‘Code of a Killer’ Episode 2 review

Last week’s opening episode of Code of a Killer got off to a bit of a shaky start, but the new ITV drama steps up to the challenge this week and provides an enjoyably sinister and absorbing finale. Whilst Part 1 suffered from awkward scripting, the dialogue is noticeably cleaner and much less clunky in … >

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‘Code of a Killer’ Episode 1 review

It is 1984, and the murder of 15 year old schoolgirl Lynda Mann is all over the Leicestershire news. Her parents are making painfully heartfelt pleas for anybody with information to come forward. The police are convinced the murderer is local to the area – and that he will strike again. Their fears are confirmed … >

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John Simm’s ‘Intruders’ has been axed

The creator of BBC America’s Intruders has announced that the show won’t be returning for a second season. Starring John Simm (Doctor Who, Life on Mars), Mira Sorvino (Mimic) and James Frain (The White Queen), the conspiracy thriller series launched in the UK on BBC Two last October. The X-Files writer Glen Morgan tweeted this … >

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‘Intruders’: ‘She Was Provisional’ / ‘And Here… You Must Listen’ review

Intruders has a really solid conceptual foundation, a strong cast and a clear vision from X-Files writer and creator Glen Morgan, but nothing about the first two episodes makes it feel like unmissable television. It’s a little too overwrought, so relentless in its deployment of mythology that it barely takes a second to think about character. It’s hard to … >

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UK start date confirmed for John Simm’s ‘Intruders’

Intruders, BBC America’s new conspiracy thriller series, will begin in the UK later this month. Starring John Simm (Doctor Who, Life on Mars), Mira Sorvino (Mimic) and James Frain (The White Queen), Intruders is about about a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others. The show will launch … >

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