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The trials continue, but here’s the latest news all the same. And there’s plenty of it.

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Doctor Who action figures

Begin the countdown to Christmas week with some uplifting news:



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  • The Guardian interviews Billie Piper. Apparently, she calls David Tennant ‘David Ten-inch’. That’s presumably a reference to the size of his action figure.
  • The Sun is sticking to its story about The Rani appearing next series, despite official BBC denials.
  • There’s a blow by blow account of the series three trailer, complete with pictures, over at FreemaAgyeman.com.07-Wink

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Third-episode verdict: That Mitchell and Webb Look

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In the UK: Thursdays, 9.30pm, BBC2. Repeated Tuesdays, 10.30pm, BBC3.

Well there’s surprising. A funny sketch show on BBC2. I wasn’t expecting that. I thought those days were long gone. Certainly, I wasn’t expecting it from Mitchell and Webb, whose Peep Show everyone keeps going on about but which I only found slightly amusing.

But this I actually look forward to each week. I’ve set the PVR and everything!

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Peep Show team to make a movie

Sorry. Missed this one. It was in my folder of things from Friday, but the folder got moved, yadda yadda, yadda.

Anyway, Mitchell and Webb are going to be making a movie for Universal, according to Variety. Writer Jesse Armstrong is coming along, as are Juliet Stephenson and Peter Capaldi.

Director is Andrew O’Connor, whom you may remember from kids TV during the 80s. He’s also a bit of a magic obsessive, since he’s responsible for Derren Brown’s shows, as well as Magick and Rajan and His Evil Hypnotists. So quelle surprise that the movie’s called Magicians.