Mark Gatiss

Hang on to your TARDIS – Doctor Who drops a new sneak peek of Christmas special 'Twice Upon a Time'

"They've got my TARDIS. Over to you Mary Berry".<p>The wait is nearly over for <i>Doctor Who</i> fans, with just a week to go until we get to see Peter …

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‘Gunpowder’ Preview: The Cast, The Plot, And When It Premieres On HBO

Get ready for an explosive three nights on HBO as <i>Gunpowder</i> has its U.S. premiere. <i>Game of Thrones</i> actor Kit Harington stars in the three-part BBC …

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“Gunpowder”: Kit Harington’s miniseries has more sizzle than bang - Salon.com

The trouble with seeing “Gunpowder” as a truly British series, featuring a mostly British cast and commissioned initially by the BBC, is in its title. Specifically, it is not titled “Gunpowder: The Guy Fawkes Story,” given Fawkes’ relative renown among those Americans who associate him with that …

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 4, David Ayer’s ‘Bright’ and More TV You Must See This Week

Also: a historical miniseries starring Kit Harington and a live remake of ‘A Christmas Story.’<p>This week’s TV has a distinctive hint of Britishness: a …

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Christmas TV Guide 2017: Channels for Bake Off, Doctor Who, French & Saunders, Call the Midwife and more

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat... it’s time to put the telly on and don a paper hat.<p>Some of the best TV is served up during the …

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The League of Gentlemen returns to BBC Two on Monday for a three-night special

Hull’s favourite comedic son is returning to our screens on Monday, giving excited viewers the chance to see what happened to the characters of …

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Mark Gatiss reveals who first suggested David Bradley to play the first Doctor

A famous face recommended him for An Adventure in Space and Time.<p>Do you know who first recommended David Bradley to play William Hartnell?<p><i>Doctor Who</i> …

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Doctor Who’s Mark Gatiss cried over Steven Moffat’s special scene in final episode

Mark Gatiss revealed that there were tears shed over Peter Capaldi’s exit in the Doctor Who Christmas special when Steven Moffat wrote a part …

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‘Gunpowder’ Review: Kit Harington Miniseries Solid Shot For ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star’s Future

Clearly never wanting to get out of the successful <i>Game of Thrones</i> business, HBO is firing off into the binge business this weekend with the debut of …

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Video and pix: Look Who’s here! Tardis materialises outside the Mansion House

December 15, 2017 2.00 pm <br>YorkMix<p>Perhaps he’d heard about the Ivy opening.<p>Or maybe the Doctor has come to see the Mansion House, now restored to its …

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David Bradley: Question Time

The countdown has officially begun with the premiere of the <i>Doctor Who</i> Christmas Special just weeks away. With the anticipation building for David …

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The League Of Gentlemen announce UK tour for 2018

The League Of Gentlemen have announced they’ll be touring the UK for the first time in 12 years.<p>Ahead of the upcoming reunion specials for the show’s …

Mark Gatiss reveals the part he wants to play in his new Dracula TV series

The Sherlock co-creator has his eye on one character – and it's not a vampire<p>Friday, 15th December 2017 at 2:45 pm<p>As he departs the Whoniverse after …

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‘Gunpowder’ On HBO: What Is Kit Harington’s Intense New Series About?

We’re still on break from new ‘Game of Thrones’, but thankfully HBO is dropping a new series, ‘Gunpowder’, starring Kit Harington! Here’s what you …

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Doctor Who’s Christmas special is the perfect swan song for Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special is the most eagerly anticipated in years thanks to Peter Capaldi’s regeneration into Jodie Whittaker.<p>And …

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What's on TV Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2017

There are lots of comedies, dramas and adaptations to keep families entertained over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day this year.<p>As always, …

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'Gunpowder' not that big of a blast

"Gunpowder," the HBO miniseries originally produced for BBC One, is a history lesson presented in the tone of "Game of Thrones." It looks at the …

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Mark Gatiss wants to play Renfield in his and Steven Moffat's new TV Dracula

"We'll see."<p>Work on the new <i>Dracula</i> TV series begins in January, but Mark Gatiss is already thinking about a possible role for himself.<p>Appearing on …

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Mark Gatiss says he'll "always" have ideas for new Doctor Who stories

It's unclear if the writer / actor will continue to contribute to the series from 2018.<p>He's written for the show since 2005, but while Mark Gatiss's …

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TV Review: Kit Harington in HBO’s ‘Gunpowder’

For his first major foray into producing, Kit Harington stayed fairly close to the kind of story “Game of Thrones” fans are used to seeing him …

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Doctor Who: the 9 news stories we picked up from the Twice Upon A Time Q&A

This evening saw the press preview for the <i>Doctor Who</i> Christmas special, <i>Twice Upon A Time</i>, and once the episode was over, Jo Whiley hosted a Q&A with …

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The League Of Gentlemen: everything you need to know about this cult comedy revival

<b>The League of Gentlemen, the hit comedy sketch show from the 1990s, is coming back for Christmas.</b><p>They’ve returned on and off through the years, after …

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Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time spoiler-free preview

Peter Capaldi’s farewell episode is a surprisingly low-key Christmas adventure, finds Huw Fullerton<p>Wednesday, 13th December 2017 at 9:15 pm<p>Let’s get …

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The Best New Manga Series of 2017

U.S. manga publishers took on challenging and unusual series in 2017, even as they also played it safe with sequels to some of the top series of …

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The League of Gentlemen reunion: Mark Gatiss on returning to the show after 12 years

The Independent could not be meeting <i>The League of Gentlemen</i> in a more <i>League of Gentlemen</i> place.<p>Mark Gatiss, one quarter of The League, alongside …

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Popery and Sedition | Richard Rex

<i>Gunpowder</i><br>a miniseries created by ronan bennett,<br>kit harrington, and daniel west<br>bbc one<p>Though its preeminence has been challenged in recent years, the …

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From Doctor Who to The Great British Bake Off: 32 TV shows you’ll definitely want to watch this Christmas 2017

After family, food and presents, festive telly is one of the highlights of the Christmas period, as old favourites and brand new programmes bring a …

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Christmas TV guide 2017: What to watch on BBC, ITV, and Channel 4

After another turbulent year — dominated by Brexit, a General Election, and Donald Trump’s tweets — we could all use a break.<p>Luckily, Christmas has …

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Meet the cast of Doctor Who Christmas special 2017 Twice Upon a Time

Who's who in the Doctor Who festive adventure<p>Tuesday, 12th December 2017 at 10:25 am<p>Hold on to the Tardis controls tight: This year’s Doctor Who …

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Mark Gatiss Is the Big Winner at the British Independent Film Awards

The night’s host did not shy away from politics or scandals—and told a Christopher Plummer joke that really brought down the house.<p>Diversity, resilience and commitment to the craft were the buzzwords of the British Independent Film Awards, held at the Old Bilingsgate Market on Sunday, December 10th …

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