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The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Sequel To Be Aired At MCM London Comic Con

Oooh, that’s excited me.<p>The original cast of <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy</i> will reunite to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original BBC …

Literature

More Hitchhikers’ Guide for 2018

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is opening once more on Radio 4 in 2018 alongside a new SF series from Rob Grant and Andrew MarshallThere will …

Science Fiction

Netflix Has a Creepy Time Travel Original Coming in December

Sadly, it will have missed the Halloween season when it debuts on December 1, but Netflix’s <i>Dark</i> looks like some wonderfully creepy time travel …

Tony Booth: Till Death Us Do Part actor dies at 85

<b>Actor Tony Booth, who starred in BBC sitcom Till Death Us Do Part, has died, his family have said.</b><p>Booth, who was 85, had been suffering from Alzheimer's for more than 10 years and had suffered heart problems.<p>He had a 50-year acting career and appeared in numerous TV shows including Coronation …

Entertainment

More teasing for Red Dwarf XII (video)

Trailers

Twin Peaks: David Lynch Talks Bowie, Jeffries, And Giant Tea Kettles

It’s been a few weeks since the season/series finale of <i>Twin Peaks</i>‘s third season, and I believe most of us are finally coming around to actually …

TV

BBC - Second series of Clangers to air on CBeebies featuring brand new characters, sets and magical adventures - Media Centre

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TV Series

Sir Bruce Forsyth obituary: a TV presenter in a class of his own

Entertainer who began his career in variety and became an enduringly popular TV host<p>How Bruce Forsyth made Saturday nights swing A life in pictures Share your tributes and memories<p>Bruce Forsyth, who has died aged 89, was associated with some of the most successful shows in television history, from …

Entertainment

What's the future of Sherlock? Mark Gatiss talks series five plan

TV

“Into the Unknown”, the life story of “Quatermass” creator Nigel Kneale, gets updated re-release

As writer of the legendary <b>Quatermass</b> television serials and a string of unforgettable TV plays, <b>Nigel Kneale</b> is one of British popular culture’s most …

Tennis

Batman Star Adam West Dead at 88

Adam West, the good-natured actor best known for starring in the classic 1960s television series <i>Batman</i> and its coinciding 1966 feature film<i>,</i> has died …

Batman

John Noakes dead aged 83: Blue Peter presenter loses battle with Alzheimers

Blue Peter’s John Noakes has died aged 83, his wife confirmed.<p>Family friend Wendy Downes said in a statement: "John Noakes, died peacefully on Sunday …

Entertainment

This video of 2 cats ringing bells for treats is purrfect

Ring a bell get a treat. It’s a concept as old as Pavlov himself, perhaps owing to the fact that he coined it.<p>Anyway, hey would you look at these two …

Cats

Is Brian Pern really dead? BBC4 comedy creator reveals the fate of the ageing rocker

On Wednesday night, rock legend Brian Pern was killed off by his creator Rhys Thomas – or was he?<p>Viewers watched a BBC4 tribute to the late star from …

Huddersfield's Tardis police box is on the move!

Almondbury is to lose its Tardis-style police box – temporarily.<p>The iconic police box is to be dismantled, removed and repaired in workshops before …

West Yorkshire Police

BBC Radio 4 - We Are the Martians, William Shatner on Mars

William Shatner takes you on a fact-fuelled cosmic journey to the mysterious red planet.<p>Directed by Danny Capozzi at Aardman Animations.

William Shatner

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'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye dies at 75

Gorden Kaye, best known for playing Rene Artois in the long-running BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!, has died aged 75.<p>The star's former agency confirmed to BBC News he died at a care home on Monday morning.<p>David Sillito looks back at his career.

TV Series

Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60

<b>US actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest.</b><p>She was taken ill on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday and was taken to hospital when the plane landed.<p>A family statement announced she had …

Star Wars

Trev & Simon: Fun with Stools

Meet the voice of 'Thunderbirds', 'Doctor Who' and Apple's 1984 ad

You might not know David Graham's name, but you'll certainly recognise his voice.<p>You may not know the name David Graham. You almost certainly don't know his face. But you definitely know his voice -- thanks to the fact he's provided the tones of not one, not two, but three iconic characters.<p>Graham …

TV Series

Former BBC Weatherman Ian McCaskill dies aged 78

Former BBC weather forecaster Ian McCaskill has died after five years battling with dementia, it has been confirmed.<p>The 78-year-old, who was known …

Peter Vaughan: 1923 - 2016

Some sad news. Veteran British actor Peter Vaughan, whose screen career stretched from the 1950s until 2015, has passed away at the age of …

From the Archive Podcast Episode 1 Is Here!

Introducing the new British television podcast, From the Archive: A British Television Podcast! We celebrate all things British television with an …

Podcasting

Andrew Sachs, the much loved Fawlty Towers actor, dies aged 86

Andrew Sachs, the actor who rose to fame in Fawlty Towers, has died at the age of 86 after a four-year battle with dementia.<p>The actor, best known for playing hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in John Cleese's sitcom, passed away in a care home last week, his wife has revealed.<p>Melody Sachs, who cared …

10 chocolate products which have quietly become smaller or more expensive

It hasn't been a year for good news, and chocolate-lovers are in for even more of a blow. Brands have been quietly shrinking the size of bars and packets because the ingredients to make chocolate are getting more expensive.<p>This has become known as 'shrinkflation', and even though chocolate bars may …

RIP Robert Vaughn

Robert Vaughn, forever known as the original Man From UNCLE Napoleon Solo, has died aged 83 after a brief battle with leukemia.Vaughn had a long and …

Entertainment

Mark Gatiss: We are hoping to bring back The League of Gentlemen

Brexit has brought the return of madcap BBC comedy The League of Gentlemen a step closer.<p>Mark Gatiss, the Doctor Who and Sherlock writer who was a …

Murder in Space : The Dynostar Menace by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis (1975)

In previous posts I have discussed the novels <i>Mutant 59 : the Plastic Eater</i> and <i>Brainrack</i>, written by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis. <i>The Dynostar Menace</i> …