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Dark Universe – Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 260 audio review

Dark Universe heralds a fresh year of Doctor Who Monthly Adventures at Big Finish. It is a release which makes narrative connections in many directions, but the headline must its be choice of companion. Set some twenty years after they travelled together, the story sees the Seventh Doctor encounter Ace. The other notable familiar face … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous 4 audio review

‘Ravenous 4’, the latest volume of Eighth Doctor adventures sees the culmination of the current storyline. Accompanied by Liv and Helen, plus his troublesome villain-turned-ally The Eleven, the Doctor has been battling the Ravenous, creatures with a voracious appetite for the Time Lords themselves. Whisper The Eleven is cured. The personalities of his former selves, … >

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Space 1999 - Breakaway - Big Finish

Space: 1999 Breakaway review

The latest 1970s genre property to receive the Big Finish audio makeover treatment is the hugely fondly remembered interstellar epic Space: 1999 – the opening episode of which is retold here infused with a strong contemporary ethos and tone that remains respectful but not reverential to the original source material. The second live action series … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous Volume 3 review

Ravenous 3 is the latest eighth Doctor four story boxset in the Ravenous series. It’s worth recapping the more recent eighth Doctor series as there are several currently running. The Ravenous series will be four boxsets of stories for Paul McGann’s Doctor in the company of Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) and Helen Sinclair (Hattie Morahan). … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous 1 review

The Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) is back, and all you need to know is the action continues from the finale of the previous set of four boxsets, Doom Coalition. At the end of that series, the Doctor and companion Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) were about to set out on a quest for missing (possibly dead) … >

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Fourth season of BBC One crime drama ‘Shetland’ begins filming

Filming has begun on the next season Shetland on location in Shetland, Glasgow and Norway. Douglas Henshall, Alison O’Donnell, Steven Robertson, Mark Bonnar and Julie Graham will all be back in the six new episodes. Adapted from Ann Cleeves celebrated novels, Shetland launched on BBC One in March 2013. Henshall returns as DI Jimmy Perez, with new … >

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‘Unforgotten’ Season 2 trailer and start date revealed

ITV has released the first trailer for the new season of Unforgotten. Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar will return in a brand new six-part story from creator and writer Chris Lang, once again exploring the fallout from the investigation into an historic murder case. The crime drama launched on ITV last October and the first season has now been sold … >

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Channel 4 orders two more seasons of ‘Catastrophe’

Channel 4 has announced the recommission of hit comedy Catastrophe for another two seasons. Written by and starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, the show launched on Channel 4 last year and follows an Irish woman (Sharon Horgan) and an American man (Rob Delaney) who must navigate instant pregnancy and genuine disaster as they struggle to fall in love … >

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Second season of ITV’s ‘Unforgotten’ begins filming

Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar will start filming the new season of Unforgotten later this month. The new episodes will tell a brand new story from creator and writer Chris Lang, once again exploring the fallout from the investigation into an historic murder case. The crime drama launched on ITV last October and the first season has now … >

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‘Home Fires’ won’t be returning for Season 3

ITV has axed Home Fires after just two seasons. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, the World War II drama launched on ITV in May 2015 and ran for 12 episodes, ending on a cliffhanger last weekend. Home Fires followed a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the … >

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