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Good bye to a legend, RIP Barry Norman

by joshkingofgeekson 01/07/2017
It is with a heavy heart  that we must inform you that the great Barry Norman has passed away at the age 83; reports have come in he died peacefully in his sleep. Norman hosted BBC One’s “Film…” show between 1972 and 1998 as its longest running host – as well as writing for the […]

Robot Wars Reboot – The bots are back in town

by Daniel Delargyon 13/01/2016
War…war never changes. The combatants are just given a bigger battery, more effective weaponry, and a new paint job. Today, it has been reported that Mentorn Scotland, part of the Tinopolis Group, has been commissioned by BBC Two to produce a new series of the classic man and machine battle series Robot Wars. The iconic series will […]

Trailer Released for The Gamechangers from the BBC

by Daniel Delargyon 04/09/2015
Now, most of the entertainment news comes from America, with the exception of certain geeky-British shows such as Doctor Who and Sherlock. This is something entirely different, but still entirely geeky and wholly interesting. Made by the BBC, The Gamechangers is a 90-minute dramatisation of the legal battle between Rockstar and Jack Thompson, the US lawyer who sought tighter […]

“I’m the Doctor and I save people” Doctor Who Series 9 Trailer Debuts

by Becca Harperon 10/07/2015
It’s San Diego Comic Con and once again I am not there, but that doesn’t mean I don’t wait with anticipation for the influx of new trailers and yesterday brought the first one I am interested in. Series 9 of Doctor Who is due to première on the 19th September so it’s about time we […]

2 Minute Preview of the Doctor Who Christmas Special

by Becca Harperon 16/11/2014
Showing their support for the Children In Need appeal (go and donate) the BBC treated the audience to this two minute preview of the Christmas Day special. If you are dead set against spoilers, there is a bit of one so don’t watch. It’s Santa Claus and a couple of elves, but is all as it seems? […]

The Doctor Sends a Video Message to a Grieving Boy

by Becca Harperon 08/11/2014
A 9 year old boy with autism sent the Doctor a letter, and whilst we don’t know the content of that letter, Peter Capaldi’s reply is a heart warming reminder that we all need heroes and those heroes sometimes need us. The boy was preparing for his nanny’s funeral at the time and the boy’s […]

New Trailer for Doctor Series 8 Premiere Episode Deep Breath

by Becca Harperon 12/08/2014
With the new series only 11 days away the BBC has finally shared the trailer for the first episode of series 8. The beginning of this series is particulary exciting as it is the first appearance of Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor, an older, wiser and from what we have learnt so far a more serious […]

WW1’s 100th Anniversary and its influence on JRR Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings

by Matt Gearyon 04/08/2014
It is hard to believe that 100 years today one of the greatest wars in history started. Widely believed that it would be over by Christmas, few could have guessed that 4 years and nearly 39m casualties later …. take a moment on that number.. 39 Million casualties.. in 1911 the population of Britain was 45,370,530… […]

First Official Full Length Trailer For Doctor Who: Series 8 Lands

by Becca Harperon 14/07/2014
The return of Doctor Who for series 8, is super exciting because it brings with it a new face for our timelord, Peter Capaldi. Unfortunately, it has also been plagued by leaks; first the scripts appeared online and next the first episode, albeit in black and white, missing some of the CGI and persistently watermarked. […]

Doctor Who Season 8 Scripts Leaked

by Erinon 07/07/2014
The first five episodes of Doctor Who’s eighth season have been leaked online and the BBC has issued a plea for everyone to not spoil it. The leak came from BBC’s Latin American headquarters in Miami, where the more than seventy minute long season premier episode was sent for advanced translation. Now these leaked transcripts […]