Posts tagged with "the guardian"

Doctor Who Series 9 Premiere to Screen at Edinburgh International Television Festival

Doctor Who Series 9 Premiere to Screen at Edinburgh International Television Festival
Joining the exciting line-up for The Guardian’s Edinburgh International Television Festival 2015, the Doctor Who Series 9 premiere, “The Magician’s Apprentice”, will have its debut screening on Thursday 27th August at Edinburgh’s Filmhouse Cinema. Taking place from 8.30-10pm, the preview event will be followed by a Q&A session with special guests (TBA), hosted by critic and journalist Andrew Collins. Priced at £8... 

Publisher confirms no new A Song of Ice and Fire book for 2015

Publisher confirms no new A Song of Ice and Fire book for 2015
If your one new year’s wish for 2015 was for the sixth novel in the bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin to be published, it’s my regretful duty to tell you The Winds of Winter will not be on your Christmas presents list for this year. Also you’ve wasted a wish. Speaking to The Guardian, Jane Johnson from HarperCollins attested that: “These are increasingly complex books and require immense amounts... 

Steven Moffat wants a Who-lock crossover, but do the fans agree?

Steven Moffat wants a Who-lock crossover, but do the fans agree?
Fandom is a funny old thing. Simultaneously amusing and bemusing, enticing and disturbing, it’s a bug that tends to catch up with even the best of us sooner or later. Yet, while it’s true that almost any enthusiast of any story will these days enjoy indulging in things like fan fiction, crossovers, shipping or, at the very least, plot speculation, there generally remains a fairly clear distinction between these aspects of fan culture... 

BBC3 “Highly Valued” – BBC Trust Report May Affect Closure Plans

BBC3 “Highly Valued” – BBC Trust Report May Affect Closure Plans
Following a fierce backlash against the planned closure of youth-oriented channel BBC3, a recently published BBC Trust report has examined the impact that Director General Tony Hall’s proposal could have on the BBC’s ability to engage and inspire young and ethnic minority viewers. According to research conducted by the Trust, BBC3 is seen as the channel which best reflects and represents British diversity in terms of ethnicity, religion... 

US TV Studios ABC and AMC Filming New Series in Britain

US TV Studios ABC and AMC Filming New Series in Britain
Two new series by major American TV studios ABC and AMC are to begin filming in UK locations, it’s been revealed. ABC’s musical comedy fairy tale Galavant will start shooting at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios in August, while AMC’s 18th-century period drama Knifeman is to make use of historical buildings and cobbled streets in York. Created and written by Dan Fogelman (Tangled, Cars, Crazy Stupid Love), Galavant will star... 

CBBC are Rebooting Danger Mouse

CBBC are Rebooting Danger Mouse
He’s the greatest, he’s fantastic and he’s finally making a comeback! It’s been announced that a reboot of iconic kids’ cartoon series Danger Mouse is set to air on CBBC more than 20 years after its cancellation in 1992. Created by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall of Cosgrove Hall animation studios (also responsible for producing Count Duckula, Chorlton and the Wheelies and Jamie and the Magic Torch), the original series... 

The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Portsmouth Names Bus Lane After Neil Gaiman Novel

The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Portsmouth Names Bus Lane After Neil Gaiman Novel
Portsmouth City Council has today named a local bus lane after The Ocean at the End of the Lane, the latest book by novelist, comics-writer, scriptwriter, Doctor Who-contributor and all-round cult hero Neil Gaiman. Earlier this afternoon, a naming ceremony was attended by the writer, along with Portsmouth’s Lord Mayor, at the previously unnamed street in Southsea. Gaiman’s newest novel is set in a semi-fictionalised version of the area... 

Russell Tovey leaves Being Human

Russell Tovey leaves Being Human
Russell Tovey has announced today on Twitter that he will be leaving his role in Being Human. Speaking on Twitter, the actor behind werewolf George Sands in the BBC3 cult hit said: “Hey my lovely witty’s, you may or may not know by now, but I am leaving Being Human officially.. Thought you should all know… Im sorry x“ This comes while fans are still upset over Aidan Turner’s (Mitchell) departure from the show at the... 
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