Doctor Who, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos: the Desolation connection

Some interesting concurrences have appeared in the publicity photos released for the tenth and final episode of Doctor Who Series 11, The Battle of Ranskoor Ave Kolos released by the BBC. The insignia on the sleeve of Commander Paltraki (Mark Addy) shows three stars. The planet given the warning designation “Desolation” in the second Doctor Who … >

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Doctor Who, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos: trailers and breakdown

Two trailers for the tenth and final episode of Doctor Who Series 11, The Battle of Rankoor Av Kolos were released. The synopsis: The Doctor and her companions receive nine separate distress calls, all originating from the mysterious planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos, littered with the remains of a terrible battle. The only clue to … >

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Doctor Who Series 11 Finale: The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos

The tenth and final episode of Doctor Who Series 11 is titled The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos. On the planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos, lies the remains of a brutal battlefield.  But as the Doctor, Graham, Yaz and Ryan answer nine separate distress calls, they discover the planet holds far more secrets. Who is the … >

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‘Wizards vs Aliens’ not recommissioned for Season 4

Wizards vs Aliens looks unlikely to return for a fourth season this year. CBBC’s sci-fi adventure drama has apparently been placed on hiatus due to budget constrictions. The show’s co-creator Russell T Davies told Broadcast that there is currently “not enough money” to make new episodes, but says it has not been axed. Starring Scott … >

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‘Wizards vs Aliens’ Season 3 episode guide

Created by Russell T Davies (Doctor Who) and Phil Ford (The Sarah Jane Adventures), fantasy adventure drama Wizards vs Aliens returns to CBBC for ten new episodes this autumn. Wizards vs Aliens follows the young wizard Tom Clarke and his science-savvy friend Benny as they attempt to stop the Nekross, who are threatening to destroy … >

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‘Wizards vs Aliens’ review: ‘The Quantum Effect’

When I set out to watch this week’s Wizards vs Aliens story, ‘The Quantum Effect’, I was not prepared for quite the onslaught of emotions that was the culmination of these two episodes. I’m pretty sure neither Tom nor Benny were either, as Benny is presented with the opportunity to be scientific full-time at MIT, … >

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‘Wizards vs Aliens’ review: ‘The Secret of Room 12’

Wizards vs Aliens makes a welcome return to CBBC with ‘The Secret Of Room 12’, the first two-part adventure of the show’s third season, penned by co-creator Phil Ford. Our story begins (after a teaser in which sinister forces cause an innocent teacher to make a mess of his shirt) with a report on What … >

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