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The evolution of the TV virus thriller

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 17, 2014

As Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain comes to the UK, we look back at how TV’s virus thrillers have mutated over the decades…

Cillian Murphy & Tom Hardy in Peaky Blinders series 2 trailer

Louisa Mellor Trailer Sep 15, 2014

Peaky Blinders returns to BBC Two for a second series this October. See Tommy Shelby and the gang in this first full trailer...

E4’s Glue: reinvigorating the murder mystery

Louisa Mellor Feature Sep 11, 2014

Why E4’s crime mystery Glue, starting on the 15th of September, is more than just ‘Skins on tractors’…

Exclusive: Bryan Fuller on the American Gods TV adaptation

Louisa Mellor Interview Sep 10, 2014

Showrunner Bryan Fuller chats to us about plans for the Starz TV series of Neil Gaiman’s novel, American Gods…

Filming begins on Doctor Who Christmas Special

Louisa Mellor News Sep 8, 2014

Paul Wilmshurst, the director of this year's Doctor Who Christmas Special, announced on Twitter that filming starts today...

Mark Gatiss interview: Doctor Who, Sherlock, Space And Time

Louisa Mellor Interview Sep 8, 2014

We chat to Doctor Who and Sherlock writer and actor Mark Gatiss about his series 8 episode Robot Of Sherwood, 'darkness', and more.

Pratchett and Gaiman's Good Omens coming to BBC Radio 4

Louisa Mellor News Sep 5, 2014

The first ever dramatisation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel, Good Omens, is coming to BBC Radio 4...

Obvious Child review

Louisa Mellor Review Aug 29, 2014

Jenny Slate is a strong lead in refreshingly honest, romantic, and often filthy comedy, Obvious Child…

Million Dollar Arm review

Louisa Mellor Review Aug 29, 2014

Jon Hamm leads the likeable cast of Disney’s real-life sports underdog story, Million Dollar Arm…

Revisiting My So-Called Life’s pilot

Louisa Mellor Feature Aug 28, 2014

Twenty years after it first aired in the US, we celebrate My So-Called Life’s brilliantly written, strongly cast pilot…

Doctor Who: Deep Breath, identity, and furious mirrors

Louisa Mellor Feature Aug 26, 2014

In between all the dinosaur and robot action, the Doctor Who series 8 opener was packed with emotional insights...

One-off Black Mirror Christmas special on its way

Louisa Mellor News Aug 21, 2014

A festive one-off episode of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror is coming to Channel 4 this Christmas...

Doctor Who Extra behind-the-scenes show on its way

Louisa Mellor News Aug 20, 2014

A new 10-minute BBC iPlayer and Red Button show will go behind the scenes on each episode of Doctor Who series 8...

Doctor Who series 8 episode synopses

Louisa Mellor News Aug 19, 2014

Steven Moffat has provided a synopsis and quotes for each episode of Doctor Who's new series. Read them all here...

Doctor Who series 8 episode titles revealed

Louisa Mellor News Aug 18, 2014

The BBC has released all 12 titles for Doctor Who series 8's episodes, and here they all are...

Peter Capaldi interview: Doctor Who series 8

Louisa Mellor Interview Aug 18, 2014

We chat to Peter Capaldi about series 8, getting the part, the new Doctor's relationship with Clara, and being a Doctor Who fanboy...

Brian Minchin interview: Doctor Who series 8, Peter Capaldi

Louisa Mellor Interview Aug 16, 2014

Doctor Who executive producer Brian Minchin took a lucky few of us inside the TARDIS during the filming for series 8…

Utopia series 2 episode 6 review

Louisa Mellor Review Aug 12, 2014

Utopia’s second series comes to an eventful end, but what conclusions did it reach? Here’s Louisa’s review of the finale…

The many screen deaths of Alan Dale

Louisa Mellor Feature Aug 12, 2014

Heart-attacks, serial killers, gunshot wounds and Thalaron radiation. You name it, Alan Dale’s characters have been killed by it…

Doctor Who: Deep Breath premiere Q&A

Louisa Mellor Interview Aug 8, 2014

Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat talk accents, flirting, Capaldi’s first day on the TARDIS and more…

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