Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor. seated and holding a cricket bat

Doctor Who: Goth Opera – Big Finish to adapt a 5th Doctor vampire novel

From acclaimed writer Paul Cornell, Goth Opera sees The Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Nyssa battling bloodsuckers in 1990’s Manchester.  After a long gap, Doctor Who audio producers Big Finish are back in the novel adaptations business. Between 2012 and 2016, the company dramatized various Doctor Who books, many by authors subsequently wrote for the Doctor … >

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Big Finish create another new era for Paul McGann’s Doctor (updated)

He’s joined by another new companion too: get ready for the Eighth Doctor and Audacity. Updated 13/10/23: While we’ve yet to hear the Doctor meet his newest companion, as Audacity is out in November, audio drama producers Big Finish have revealed the cover art and details for their second boxset together. Landing in December, with … >

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Jekyll and Hyde among new Britbox titles this December

Charlie Higson’s Jekyll and Hyde (2015) comes to Britbox this December, among a whole host of other shows It ran for one season and was mired in controversy over depictions of violence, but there’s another chance to catch the series on Britbox from December 10. Jekyll and Hyde starred Tom Bateman as Dr Robert Jekyll and … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ writer confirms axe

Charlie Higson has confirmed the rumours that Jekyll and Hyde will not be returning for a second season. It was reported yesterday that ITV had axed the fantasy adventure drama following disappointing ratings, after last month’s final episode attracted just 1.8m viewers. Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert … >

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Will there be a second season of ‘Jekyll and Hyde’?

ITV has apparently axed Jekyll and Hyde following disappointing ratings for its first season. Created by Charlie Higson (The Fast Show) and inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, the ten-part action adventure drama launched in October with 4.3m (18.9%) viewers. However, the final episode last month … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Season 1 episode guide

Tom Bateman, Richard E Grant and Natalie Gumede join forces in Jekyll and Hyde, ITV’s new ten-part action adventure drama. From an idea conceived by acclaimed novelist Charlie Higson (The Fast Show), the series has been inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. > Like Jekyll and … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Episode 7 review: ‘The Reaper’

For this conclusion to last week’s action-packed first part, ‘The Reaper’ reigns in the scope and focusses on the emotional – as Robert fights to save the life of his younger brother Ravi. Sadly, Spring-Heeled Jack is dispatched rather rapidly (a real shame that the character, who really fitted the world of the show, didn’t … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Episode 6 review: ‘Spring Heeled Jack’

As we enter the second half of this ten-part first season, ITV’s Jekyll and Hyde feels like it is just getting into its stride. This week’s story episode finally has Richard E Grant’s Bulstrode meet Robert, at last delivering on the premise that the series promised all the way back in its opening episode – … >

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