Just recently, I’ve seen a news story being circulated and re-posted across social media with increased frequency. Nothing strange about that, I hear you say. No there isn’t, but what I do find strange is that everyone I see spreading it doesn’t seem to question or scrutinise it, when in fact it contains very little … Read moreChina In Your Hand
If there was one consistent criticism of Doctor Who under previous showrunner Russell T. Davies, it was that he focused too much on “soap opera” elements, with the constant returning to the Powell Estate and the Tyler family. This year you could be forgiven for suggesting that latest showrunner Steven Moffat has turned the show … Read moreIs Doctor Who Too Confusing?
Torchwood, the BBC sci-fi show, and Doctor Who spin-off, returns to our screens soon for a fourth series entitled Torchwood: Miracle Day. Having previously been set largely in Cardiff for it’s first three seasons, this new ongoing story sees some significant changes as it moves on to a global stage, with adventures set this time … Read moreTorchwood – Miracle Day
Doctor Who A Good Man Goes To War, the mid-season finale, attracted 5.5 million viewers according to overnight figures. The long-running secret of River Song‘s true identity was finally revealed, and viewers also learnt more about Amy‘s baby, and why she is so important to the Doctor’s enemies. It also saw returns for many of … Read moreDoctor Who – A Good Man Goes To War (S06E07)
The Almost People was the second episode of a two part Doctor Who adventure that attracted 5.0 million viewers at the weekend according to unofficial overnight figures. Not only did it continue and conclude the previous week’s proceedings, but it also finished on what was (and had been hyped up in the press and online) … Read moreDoctor Who – The Almost People (S06E06)
All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace is a three part documentary that began on BBC Two this week (Monday nights at 9.00pm), the latest from acclaimed filmmaker Adam Curtis. In this first film, Curtis attempted to explore the relationship between humans and the machines they have built, and how it has shaped everything … Read moreAll Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace
Last night’s Doctor Who The Rebel Flesh, the first of a two part story, attracted 5.7 million viewers according to overnight figures. Written by Matthew Graham (Life On Mars/Ashes To Ashes), the Doctor, Amy and Rory land the Tardis at a creepy monastery located on an island that is home to a small set of … Read moreDoctor Who – The Rebel Flesh (S06E05)
…Adam Boulton. If PM stood for ‘Prize Muppet’. If you ask me. At 10.00 last Thursday, the election officially finished (unless you were locked in somewhere), and a month of strict broadcasting restrictions were finally lifted. For some, like Channel 4's Alternative Election Night, this meant the resumption of no holds barred piss-taking and satire, … Read moreAnd The New PM Is….
The long wait was finally over on Saturday as the new series of Doctor Who returned to our screens, heralding the start of Matt Smith’s reign as the 11th Doctor. And as well as the change of faces on screen, there were big changes behind the scenes also as Steven Moffat took over as lead … Read moreDoctor Who – Cometh The (Eleventh) Hour
BSkyB released a new improved version of their popular free iPhone Sky+ app last week, with many new and useful features added to make it easier to use. The old version has always been a popular application for iPhone/iPod Touch users, allowing you to browse Sky’s schedules and set a programme to record when you’re … Read moreImproved Sky+ App Released