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There was an open casting call on Screenterrier back in September for a teenage boy to play the lead role in the independent feature film The Forgotten, a a terrifying old fashioned Ghost story with a modern urban setting.
17 year old Clem Tibber (represented by A&J Management) won the lead role of Tommy, with model and actress Elarica Gallagher (represented by Piers Nimmo Management), recently seen in Channel 4's acclaimed series Top Boy, as Carmen, the girl he befriends.
The film also features Shaun Dingwall and Lyndsey Marshall as Tommy's mother and father.
When his mum suffers a nervous breakdown 14 year old Tommy is sent to live with his father in a run down tower block on an estate gripped by poverty and violence.
His father Mark is battling his own demons, caring for his insular teenage son was not part of his plan.
In his new bedroom »
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The problem with writing a review for Army Of Doomsday (as I call it) at the time of transmission is that it's not the finished article. Back in 2006, most commentators would have summed up the big season finale as follows: Doctor and Rose find that ghosts have taken over Earth; Ghosts turn out to be Cybermen; Cybermen then use Earth as a battleground for their war against the Daleks; Doctor stops the war but at a price because Rose gets trapped in a parallel universe forever; Too much weeping and wailing at the end.
Which is a fair summary. Now fast forward a couple of years, and you'll realise that the review's not quite complete. So how's about now, you can change the bit about Rose getting trapped forever to – well, actually, Rose gets temporarily trapped because she comes back a couple of seasons later, even though The Doctor said »
Boo Who Who. Doctor Who's never really been known as a programme that tugs at the heartstrings. Take your vox pops onto the street and see how many people say: "Ah! Doctor Who – the show that makes me bawl like a baby!" Which is fair enough, since its chief function is to provide brilliant escapist science fiction drama week in, week out.
But when it wants to, Doctor Who can turn on the emotional tap – in particular, the last few years have seen an upsurge in tear-jerkers. Some of the storylines have gone for the jugular by putting both characters and viewers at home through the emotional wringer. Even The Doctor has broken out the crying towel on more than one occasion – the 10th incarnation was almost on the verge of tears as he regenerated (now if only they'd have used that 4th take when he actually breaks down. »
Details of John Nettles's final episode of ITV1 detective series Midsomer Murders have been revealed. Nettles's character Dci Tom Barnaby will make his final appearance in 'Fit For Murder', which will air on Wednesday, February 2 at 8pm. Nettles has played the role for over 14 years and 80 episodes. Co-stars Jane Waymark and Laura Howard, who have played Barnaby's wife and daughter, will also bid farewell to the show next month. Guest stars in 'Fit For Murder' will include Geraldine James, Lesley Manville, Jason Durr, Ronni Ancona and Shaun Dingwall. It will also feature the first appearance from Neil Dudgeon, who will take over as the lead in the show, playing Dci John Barnaby, Tom's cousin. Jason Hughes will continue as sidekick Di Ben Jones. Speaking about his departure, Nettles said: "I wanted to die in noble fashion (more) »
- By Alex Fletcher
4 items from 2011
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