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BBC To Give Up Torchwood?

Media Savvy Torchwood creator Russell T Davies has recently spoken out in an interview with The Guardian, promoting the new series of Torchwood, regarding the budget cuts that the BBC had recently been facing and the ramifications that that has on its flagship shows. Torchwood has recently become a BBC co-production with US channel Starz,…

BBC to Sell Television Centre

Finally confirming plans first announced in 2007, the BBC has opted to sell BBC Television Centre, the iconic heart of BBC broadcasting since the 1960s. Over the years the building – recognisable by its famous doughnut shape – has been used for recording legendary British shows including Doctor Who and Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Holding…

The Doctor’s Landlord

The BBC’s ‘Porth Teigr’ development – home to the yet to be finished Roach Lock Studios; the centre for creative development in Wales and Doctor Who’s future home – has a new landlord reports Financial News. The British Steel Pension Scheme have acquired the development from Aviva Investors for an undisclosed amount- adding to the £500 million…

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Oliver Elmes

As reported by the Doctor Who News Page, former BBC graphics designer Oliver Elmes, who was responsible for various computer generated sequences for the broadcaster during the 1980s, has died. You will know Elmes’ work as the opening titles and logo that graced the Sylvester McCoy era of the show, and various merchandise that was…

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