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Doctor Who: what Russell T Davies would change about Rose

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 25, 2015

In June 2009, in brilliant Doctor Who correspondence book The Writer’s Tale, Russell T Davies reflected on series 1 opener, Rose…

10 years of new Doctor Who: what 2005 reviews made of Rose

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 24, 2015

What did mainstream press reviews make of Rose, Doctor Who’s first episode in 16 years, when it debuted back in March 2005?

Return To Oz: looking back at an 80s fantasy classic

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 21, 2015

Disney's Return To Oz promised something akin to The Wizard Of Oz. it was not a promise the film kept...

Netflix UK: 25 underappreciated TV shows worth checking out

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 20, 2015

You've heard of Breaking Bad, Orange Is The New Black & House Of Cards, here are some lesser-known shows on Netflix UK worth a look…

Game Of Thrones season 5 episode 1 spoiler-free review: The Wars To Come

Louisa Mellor Review Mar 19, 2015

Game Of Thrones feels as if it's slowly building towards an eventual climax in the impressive season 5 opener, The Wars To Come...

Neil Gaiman’s 11 geekiest cameo appearances

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 18, 2015

Remember when Neil Gaiman played Jareth from Labyrinth and popped up a cartoon falafel? Step this way to see the author's geekiest cameos…

Raised By Wolves interview: class, comedy & sex

Louisa Mellor Interview Mar 16, 2015

Caz and Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical sitcom, Raised By Wolves, feat. Helen Monks and Alexa Davies, starts tonight on Channel 4…

ITV's Beowulf casts Da Vinci's Demons & Downton Abbey actors

Louisa Mellor News Mar 12, 2015

ITV has found their Beowulf in the form of Da Vinci's Demons' Kieran Bew. Step this way for more casting news and a first look at the set...

Mad Men: AMC's plans for a Sally or Peggy spin-off

Louisa Mellor News Mar 12, 2015

During Matthew Weiner's post-season 4 Mad Men negotiations, AMC planned to make a spin-off about Sally or Peggy...

CBBC's Wolfblood renewed for series 4

Louisa Mellor News Mar 11, 2015

Wolfblood creator Debbie Moon has confirmed that series 4 has been ordered by CBBC...

When British daytime TV and geek heroes collide

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 11, 2015

Doctor Who, Star Trek and more: what happened when sci-fi, horror & fantasy heroes have popped up on British daytime TV over the years…

Marvel's Daredevil: new trailer for Netflix superhero series

Louisa Mellor Trailer Mar 10, 2015

A brand new trailer has arrived for Netflix's forthcoming Daredevil series, premiering on the 10th of April...

Doctor Who: Jenna Coleman planned to quit after series 8

Louisa Mellor News Mar 6, 2015

Steven Moffat has confirmed that Jenna Coleman first intended to leave Doctor Who in the series 8 finale...

Banished episode 1 review

Louisa Mellor Review Mar 5, 2015

Banished is a gripping period drama from Jimmy McGovern that effortlessly blends politics with good old-fashioned romance…

Doctor Who: the 1988 report that sounded its death knell

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 5, 2015

This BBC audience reaction report was one of the first nails in Doctor Who's coffin in the late eighties…

When cinema projection mistakes work out

Louisa Mellor Feature Mar 3, 2015

Annoying as it is when things go wrong, every so often a projection mistake can throw a whole new light on a film…

Arthur & George episode 1 review

Louisa Mellor Review Mar 2, 2015

Martin Clunes plays Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in ITV’s entertaining new 3-part detective mystery based on Julian Barnes’ Arthur & George…

Thunderbirds Are Go! First pic of Lady Penelope, Parker & Brains

Louisa Mellor News Feb 26, 2015

Lady Penelope, Parker and Brains are the next Thunderbirds Are Go! CG characters to be unveiled. Here they are...

Outlander season 1 eps coming to UK Amazon Prime

Louisa Mellor News Feb 26, 2015

Is historical fantasy drama Outlander on your 'to-watch' list? Then this is your lucky day (if you're a UK Amazon Prime subscriber)...

Wolf Hall episode 6 review: Master Of Phantoms

Louisa Mellor Review Feb 25, 2015

Wolf Hall concludes its superlative series with an episode that makes historical tragedy come alive...

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