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November 4, 2014

What TV's on at the BFI in December 2014?

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It's time for our regular look at the TV that the BFI is showing, this time in December 2014. And it’s Christmas, everyone, because we have the continuing science-fiction season, which will give us a Blake’s 7 evening and several Quatermass evenings, there’s a Doctor Who movie, a Maggie Smith season, The Boy From Space complete with appearance by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, some recently recovered missing episodes of At Last The 1948 Show, introduced by John Cleese no less, and previews of the forthcoming Mapp and Lucia and The Boy In the Dress. How can you turn all that down?

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October 3, 2014

What TV's on at the BFI in October/November 2014?

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It's time for our regular look at the TV that the BFI is showing, this time in October and November 2014. And gosh, what a bounty there is, thanks to not one but two sci-fi seasons. On top of a discussion of forthcoming BBC2 documentary series Tomorrow’s Worlds and a celebration of ‘queer sci-fi TV’, there are showings of both of Nigel Kneale’s versions of 1984 (with a Kim Newman discussion about Kneale’s work), a repeat of The Cloning of Joanna May, showings of a Doomwatch episodes, movie and the Channel 5 remake, and various science-fiction TV plays, including Fable, an Out of the Unknown, and a Play for Tomorrow.

Should be good!

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Romana joins the Doctor Who Experience

Posted on October 3, 2014 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

Romana on Doctor Who

The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff has been closed for a bit while it’s been updated for Peter Capaldi. It’ll be reopened on October 24 with a new ‘adventure’ and they’ve got someone quite famous from Doctor Who’s history to do at least the voiceover: Lalla Ward, aka Romana. Have a listen.

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