The first Welsh-language comic in 20 years opens its pages at the Urdd Eisteddfod tomorrow. Mellten, or Lightning in English, seeks to entice readers with a quarterly publication. It’s the brainchild of Cardiff cartoonist Huw Arron who hopes to build a community around the publication and its website.
Are you hiding behind the sofa comfortably? Good, then I’ll plug you in. This Tesla coil version of Ron Grainer’s iconic music is delightfully sparky.
The actress who played Clara Oswald’s Mum in Doctor Who is at the center of a row after being sent home from a temporary job for not wearing high heels. Nicola Thorp was due to work as a receptionist at Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) but was told to wear shoes with a 2-4 inch heel.
In latest news from Radio Times it appears that Chibnall, who will be taking the reigns from Moffat in 2018, is already planning big changes to how the show is made, primarily through the rumoured adoption of the ‘writers room’ system seen in the US where the core writing team is made up of a number of full-time…
Apparently former Doctor Who and Purple Man David Tennant frequently wears a hoodie because it makes people stay away. It seems they think he might want to murder them, but despite that he never got a part in Taggart. That’s just one of a selection of facts Radio 4 have assembled ahead of a production of John Osborne’s
Personally, I had no doubt that Capaldi would be making an appearance in the first episode of the new Doctor Who spin-off, considering this synopsis recently released by the BBC:
Peter Davison and Hannah Murray are part of the cast of Welcome to Our Village, Please Invade Carefully, a BBC Radio4 comedy about the small-scale invasion of Earth, or at least the Buckinghamshire village of Cresdon Greenby, by the Geonin and their smooth-talking leader, Uljabaan.
The BBC have finally revealed the new companion and that is Bill, played by relative unknown Pearl Mackie. So far it appears she is being heavily based on Donna as her first appearance shows her to be a quite gobby person who can’t be quiet.
MIGHT BE SPOILER, but we’ll know for sure in an hour ,,,
The BBC has announced that the latest groupie to follow the Doctor will be revealed during half-time at this Saturday’s FA Cup Semi-Final. This is most likely an attempt by the BBC to drum up interest in the show but seems to be odd timing given how the series itself won’t air until next year.
Women who kick ass, or are bad ass, have been coming more to the forefront of science fiction and fantasy in recent years. In books, movies, television, and comics we are seeing more of them. That is fantastic. However, I feel like they might be casting a shadow on great female characters whose strength is not…
The Beeb have unveiled the main cast members of Doctor Who spin-off Class with an euphoric burst of enthusiasm from writer Patrick Ness and Exec Producer Steven Moffat. “We searched far and wide for this amazing cast, fantastic actors who understand what we’re aiming for with this show,”says Ness.
April 3 is National Tweed Day but there seems to be some confusion over its origins. Is it celebrating Scottish craftsmanship in the textile industry, a crooked American politician or a comic strip super-spy?
Earlier today I trotted by Caernarfon Castle, an Edwardian fortress that sits on the river with fairy tale chic. The battlements have a new lodger, a twenty-foot gold-painted statue of the lass from Tiger Bay, Dame Shirley Bassey.
Peter Capaldi sketching the first four Doctors while dropping old-school Who knowledge. I love it when an actor’s love for what they’re working on shines through like this.
On March 11th 1952, the universe gave us Douglas Adams. And we were better for it. So put down the Vogon poetry and grab your towel, we’re looking at the life and works of Douglas Adams, this week on Midweek Trivia.
In a galaxy far, far away, a certain bounty hunter is celebrating his 71st birthday. No doubt cloned from a medieval archer who is celebrating the 89th birthday of the Lady Elanor. Isn’t there a song about that?
Several news sources are reporting that script writer Robert Banks Stewart has died, aged 83. The creator of detective dramas such as Bergerac and Shoestring, he also devised two of Doctor Who’s most fondly remembered opponents, the shape-shifting Zygons and carnivorous plant Krynoid.
If you tune in for tonight’s repeat showing of The Face of Evil or pick it up on iPlayer or DVD, you will hear a shocked Leela proclaim that the Evil One eats babies. Fourth Doctor Tom Baker happily reinforces this impression by eating a Jelly Baby. Over on the BBC News website they have a history of this…
The latest season of Doctor Who has finished, and Clara is no more (TARDIS diners not withstanding). This means we can be expecting a new companion.