Big Finish: Doctor Who and Torchwood Scribe award winners

The audio producer ties with itself for the Audio Drama prize in the 2021 awards. The Scribe awards celebrate excellence in tie-in novel and audio dramas based on television shows, movies and games. This year, the judges were unable to choose between Matt Fitton’s Doctor Who: Out of Time 1 and Tim Foley’s Torchwood: Tropical … >

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Michael Palin on BBC 2 this Christmas

The BBC has announced that following the huge success of his latest BBC Two travel docu-series, Michael Palin will return to screens once more this December for a bonus Christmas special of Michael Palin: Travels Of A Lifetime, focusing on the travel series Himalaya. Travels Of A Lifetime drew an average of 2.7m viewers per … >

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Win ‘Absolutely Anything’ on Blu-ray!

All-star comedy Absolutely Anything lands on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on Monday 7 December. > Buy Absolutely Anything on Amazon. To celebrate the release, we’ve got Blu-rays to give away to four of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on Twitter and retweet this tweet: Win! Follow @CultBoxTV and … >

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‘The Clangers’ review: CBeebies’ reboot fires up the imagination

Smallfilms are a peculiarly British animation studio: industrious, creative and successful but always too tiny and quaint to ever be called a powerhouse. Initially a two-man operation working out of an old barn – with Peter Firmin making models or providing traditional artwork alongside Oliver Postgate animating these elements and (in a voice that was … >

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‘The Clangers’ first look: Watch a clip from new CBeebies reboot

CBeebies has released the first clip from the new series of The Clangers. Narrated by Michael Palin, 52 new stop-motion animated episodes will air on weekdays from Monday 15 June on CBeebies. > Buy the original first season of The Clangers on DVD on Amazon. Watch the clip… Each 11-minute episode will centre on members … >

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CBeebies confirms ‘The Clangers’ return date

Mother, Major, Tiny, Small and Granny are back next month as The Clangers return. Narrated by Michael Palin, 52 new stop-motion animated episodes will air on weekdays from Monday 15 June on CBeebies. Palin commened last year: “The world of the Clangers is delightful and irresistible. It’s a real pleasure and a great privilege to … >

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‘Remember Me’ Episode 3 review

It might make it easier to sleep at night, to be less afraid of dripping taps in the kitchen or the ceaseless drumming of rain on the window, reflecting the blackness outside back in, but dammit, it’s still a shame to reach the end of Remember Me. It’s rare enough to find such an exquisitely … >

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‘Remember Me’ episode guide

Michael Palin takes the lead role in BBC One’s new mystery drama, Remember Me. Written by Gwyneth Hughes (The Girl, Five Days), the three-part series stars Palin as Tom Parfitt, a frail, old Yorkshireman seemingly alone in the world, whose admittance to a nursing home triggers a series of inexplicable events. > Order Remember Me … >

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‘Remember Me’ Episode 2 review

Although there aren’t quite as many jump-out-of-your-seat-screaming-for-mummy moments as last week, the second part of this surprisingly creepy drama by Gwyneth Hughes maintains the incessant sense of claustrophobic dread that haunted its predecessor. While detective Rob Fairholme (Mark Addy) begins the search for Tom Parfitt (Michael Palin), the missing pensioner’s former care worker Hannah Ward (Jodie … >

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‘Remember Me’ Episode 1 review

23 years have passed since Michael Palin’s last leading dramatic role – in Alan Bleasdale’s celebrated G.B.H. as harassed headmaster Jim Nelson – but it doesn’t show. Two decades of travelogues, voiceovers and, most recently, the reunion of the Monty Python team has neither blunted the sensibilities required to carry off a convincing serious performance … >

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