Tagged The Independent

The Buzz on the Trailer Buzz

That Series 6 trailer sure has created a lot of hype – understandably so; I’ve just stopped and re-watched yet again it in the middle of writing this sentence and a thought has just occurred to me… the average passerby who has never heard of Doctor Who before might look at this advert and think…

New Buyers for the Mill?

Keep bandaging your factory injuries, ladies and gentleman, but hold on tight to your worker’s compensation; the Mill is up for sale! Though if you’ve been seriously hurt on the job by the machinery in this Mill, you must be using a particularly brutal computer.  If you’re new to Doctor Who or just have a…

Doctor Who Live! Well, Sort Of…

Hartnell-era Doctor Who was given a mention today in the Independent by television writer Mark Ravenhill as part of a campaign to pull in viewers for tonight’s broadcast of his live drama, Ghost Story, on Sky Arts 2.  Referring to the minimally-edited programmes of the early 1960s, Ravenhill muses, “A few months ago, I got…

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…

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