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Independent’s & Equity’s TV-Scape Woes

Just when nearly everyone had forgotten about the Nortongate scandal, The Independent gave its opinion today on irrelevant advertising during the credits of the BBC’s and competing networks’ programmes. Mentioning both the Doctor’s interrupted “Trap” speech by an animated Irish “comedian” and the distracting commentated credits that followed Rory’s wipe from history, writer Nick Hasted…

Doctor Who at Develop

The makers of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games will be seen among the likes of game designers from legendary companies such as Rare and Bioware as speakers at a keynote during the Develop in Brighton Conference this summer.  A panel of three voices from various positions within the games’ productions will comprise the BBC’s Simon…

iPlayer Gets Social

Imagine travelling forward from 1999 to 2010. It’d be a hell of an eye opener. Huge HD televisions with crystal clear images, mobile phones that go way beyond just texting and calling people, Internet connections that mean it doesn’t take half an hour to load up a website and Doctor Who, back where it should…

The Doctor Who Policy

The BBC has released its Statements of Programme Policy (SoPPs) for the next year, stating how it intends to maintain and improve the quality of its output for the public. Among the content priorities, the Beeb will strive to create ambitious UK drama which obviously includes Doctor Who. The report delves deeply into what the…

Moffat Pilot Snuffed

Digital Spy reported this week that the pilot episode of Steven Moffat’s planned BBC drama Sherlock is not set to air.  The programme itself, which will star Martin Freeman as fiction’s most famous mystery-solver and co-created by another Who veteran, Mark Gatiss, intends to entertain its viewers over a three-part run this summer, but the…

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