The Doctor Who theme – with lyrics and a remix by Orbital and Matt Smith

In case you didn’t realise it, the Doctor Who theme actually has lyrics. Don’t believe me? Here’s Jon Pertwee to prove you wrong.

Can that be bettered today? Well, here’s Matt Smith at Glastonbury with Orbital for their version of the Doctor Who theme. Compare and contrast.


Tuesday’s resurrected pilots news


  • Alice Eve to play Emma Frost on X-Men: First Class
  • Spike Lee to direct Nagasaki Deadline?
  • Trailer for David Fincher/Aaron Sorkin’s Facebook movie
  • Carey Mulligan to star in movie written by Prison Break star Wentworth Miller?
  • Trailer for part one of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

British TV



Review: Memphis Beat 1×1

Memphis Beat

In the US: Tuesdays, 10/9c, TNT

Over here in the UK, we’ve just seen the end of Heartbeat after 18 years. That featured various nice policemen going around nice locations to the constant soundtrack of music of the 50s and 60s.

Memphis Beat is a strangely similar show (not just in title), despite being set in modern day Memphis. In it, former pro-skateboarder Jason Lee follows up his nice guy Earl routine in My Name is Earl with another nice guy: this time, a cop who really cares and who’s really into old music, particularly Elvis – what with him being an Elvis-impersonator and all.

It’s about as exciting as Heartbeat, too.

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