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News Louisa Mellor 21 May 2013 - 08:34
Our heads may be full of series seven finale The Name of the Doctor, but think back to mid-series closer The Angels Take Manhattan, and the unassuming extra scene following up the story of Brian Williams that followed six weeks afterwards.
Written by former Torchwood showrunner Chris Chibnall, the additional four and a half minutes weren't filmed, but sparingly animated with a voiceover by Arthur Darvill, and arguably, are all the more poignant for it.
We asked Chibnall how the terrific P.S. (which you can see below) came about...
Is it right that that P.S., the wonderful Doctor Who extra scene that came after The Angels Take Manhattan, came about because it was lobbied for by fans?
No, no. When I was writing, »
If you want to relive the intense, fascinating and heartbreaking eight hours of television drama that was Broadchurch - or, whisper it, if you missed the show on first transmission - then you'll be pleased to know that the first series is now available to buy on DVD.
Yes, that's 'first series', because - as ITV sneakily revealed on the night the Broadchurch finale went out - there *will* be a second series, details of which are sketchy at this early stage...
Digital Spy spoke to the show's creator Chris Chibnall about the huge response to series one, the killer reveal and 'Slug-gate' - and also tried our best to get the scoop on series two! (Spoiler - we failed.)
Broadchurch has become something of a phenomenon - huge ratings, tours of the filming locations…
"The reaction to the show has been completely beyond any of our expectations. I lose »
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While the episode has been pulled from the air, NBC will make the fourth episode of its "Hannibal" series available online as a Web series on NBC.com. The webisodes will serve as a bridge between last week and this Thursday's episode.
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- Garth Franklin
'Broadchurch' star Matthew Gravelle was shocked to find out his character was Danny Latimer's killer. The 36-year-old actor - who plays Joe Miller in the ITV detective drama, which concluded on Monday night (22.04.13) when he confessed to the murder of 11-year-old Danny - had his money on either mysterious recluse Susan Wright (Pauline Quirke) or Reverend Paul Coates (Arthur Darvill) being the culprit. Writer Chris Chibnall phoned Matthew to tell him his alter-ego - the husband of DS Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) - was the schoolboy's killer, but up until then the former 'Torchwood' star admitted not knowing who »
The actor explained that he had to lie to fans who asked him for information about the finale, after Joe became the bookmakers' favourite to be the killer.
Gravelle told The Sun: "I don't think anyone expected this kind of response from the audience, because this kind of drama happens so rarely on TV.
"The worst of the questioning had been in the school yard. When I was dropping the kids off, the parents of their friends were coming up from the start.
"Initially, they were joking that they didn't think the killer was me. But by the end they were all slightly »
ITV in the United Kingdom has ordered a second season of Broadchurch. The crime drama has pulled in big ratings for the network so the renewal isn't a surprise.
A "whodunnit," the first season of Broadchurch revolves around the mysterious death of Danny Latimer, a young man from a small town, and the glaring media spotlight that ensues. The ensemble cast includes David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Arthur Darvill, and Vicky McClure.
What do you think? Will you be tuning in to watch Broadchurch? Have you already seen it? If so, will you be watching season two?
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The final twist in the Broadchurch finale was the confirmation that the ITV drama will have a second series.
Broadchurch producer Richard Stokes hinted to fans of the show that there would be a major twist at the end of the episode - and his comments referred to the written text "Broadchurch will return", which appeared on screen after the end credits.
The murder case in the eight-part drama, which centred on the murder of schoolboy Danny Latimer, was all resolved by the end of the episode. The detectives in the case DS Miller (Olivia Colman) and Di Hardy (David Tennant) appeared to have retired from policework, so it's not clear which actors will be involved in the second run.
Broadchurch has been an overwhelming ratings hit for ITV, winning critical acclaim and generating huge publicity around the whodunnit mystery.
The show's writer Chris Chibnall said on Twitter this evening: »
In a recent DS poll which attracted a total of 10,621 votes, Joe - husband of Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) - emerged as the most likely suspect for Danny Latimer's murder with almost half of the total vote (48.57%).
David Tennant's investigating officer Di Alec Hardy was a surprising choice for fourth place, with 6.03%.
The identity of Danny's killer »
Doctor Who is to celebrate its 50th year with a third visit to the Proms.
The BBC Proms 2013 will mark the sci-fi drama's anniversary with a host of special guests.
The first Doctor Who Prom was held in 2008, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on July 27 and later aired on television on BBC One on January 1, 2009.
The BBC Proms 2013 will run from July 12 to September 7.
> Doctor Who 50th: Daleks, Cybermen to team with Zygons?
Watch Digital Spy's 'Geek TV' review of the latest Doctor Who episode 'Cold War' below: »
With just one episode left until Broadchurch draws to a close, we're mere days away from finally finding out who killed young Danny Latimer - and this is your final chance to finger the chief suspect and spout your theories.
Our poll lists ten of the most likely suspects - vote below or if you've got your eye on an outsider, name Danny's murderer in the comments below.
Ellie's son Tom Miller (Adam Wilson) also seemed to have it out for Danny, but surely he's not the killer? Perhaps the boy's mentor - the Reverend Paul Coates (Arthur Darvill) - isn't as mild-mannered as he seems...
Could Broadchurch pull the mother of all twists and »
Avon calling... again! After years of being tantalised by the prospect of a Blake's 7 remake - Sky1 looked set to reboot Terry Nation's creation, but later axed the project - fans of the cult classic were finally given reason to celebrate yesterday (April 8) when it was confirmed that Syfy had ordered 13 new hour-long episodes.
Read on for the Week in Geek's picks for Who should pilot the Liberator this time round...
> Week in Geek - In The Flesh: Why BBC Three's zombie drama deserves a second series
> Week »
With the investigation into Danny Latimer's death rumbling on, Hardy and Miller's troubled investigation caught a few breaks this week on Broadchurch - with two suspects looming particularly large - but Alec's deteriorating health may have also seen the killer slip through the police's collective fingers...
Digital Spy has picked apart episode six to see if there were any hidden clues.
Clues and Suspects
Jack Marshall's death has seen Hardy (David Tennant) labelled the Worst Cop in Britain - it's not an entirely undeserved moniker given that he's yet to press Mark Latimer (Andrew Buchan) on the gaps in his alibi or noted young Tom Miller's (Adam Wilson) shifty behaviour...
With little progress made in catching Danny's killer, the coppers are threatened with cutbacks and their one remaining lead seems to be a burnt-out boat found floating in the ocean - one of many clues pointing to a new chief suspect. »
Last night's (April 1) Broadchurch was heartbreaking viewing and the strongest episode since the series opener. A key suspect ended up dead, probably from suicide, the Latimers confronted their crumbling marriage head-on and the local community turned into a raging mob as Danny's murderer remains undiscovered.
Digital Spy has picked apart episode five to see if there were any hidden clues.
Clues and Suspects
I'm going to stick my neck out and say that Jack Marshall didn't kill Danny Latimer. Oh dear, it's too late.
Has Jack Marshall been murdered? Did he kill himself? Did he ever get it on with Danny Latimer's gran? Three burning questions we'll have to wait a week to find out, but it's safe to say now that he wasn't Danny's murderer.
His private life has been raked through by the press and he made a perfect bogeyman in a murder inquiry that isn't going anywhere fast, »
Although details regarding their return are still under wraps, the news regarding their appearances were revealed on the Official Doctor Who Twitter. this weekend. The first tweet showed off Tennant:
The second featured Rose Tyler, 3D glasses included befitting the special’s 3D presentation.
And, yet a third image showed off actor John Hurt.
We’re several months away from the 50th Who-tacular. With big news like this coming out so soon, we may just be in store for a few more big Who-surprises and guest appearances. Which Doctor or companion from ages past would you like to see?
- Bags Hooper
Chris Hardwick’s weekly Walking Dead post-mortem, Talking Dead, has become a staple of the Sunday night viewing experience. And starting tonight, he hopes BBC America viewers make time for him once again as he launches his weekly Nerdist chat show.
“It’s basically like a network-level chat show when you look at the guest list,” Hardwick says of the lineup for his ten-episode talk show, which includes Doctor Who’s Matt Smith, Seth Rogen, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, and on the afternoon EW visited the set, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Community’s Gillian Jacobs.
But Hardwick, also known for his »
- Sandra Gonzalez
Coleman will be making her official debut as The Doctor's latest companion in 'The Bells of St John', although she has appeared twice before in the BBC sci-fi.
In an interview with Access Hollywood, Coleman hinted that Clara's relationship with The Doctor is quite different than with his previous companions Amy Pond and Rory Williams (Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill).
"I think - well - we start series seven and it's very much like - we haven't met this Clara before, so we start the story again," Coleman teased. "So, what happens in the Christmas episode doesn't necessarily carry on through."
The star continued: "I think there's definitely always a certain level of kind of a frisson and a flirtation and kind of a form of attraction always between the Doctor and his companions. »
Chris Hardwick is back, and he's not going to let Supernatural Saturday go by without at least talking about the upcoming continuation of "Doctor Who." Hardwick, who hosts "The Nerdist" on BBC America, returns for a new season March 30 and will welcome both Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman, who will make their regular run debut together on "Doctor Who." They will join an opening night lineup that also includes former "Lost" and Lord of the Rings star Dominic Monaghan as well as Tatiana Maslaney from "Orphan Black." Coleman joins "Doctor Who" full-time this year, stepping in after the departure of popular companions Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill. Coleman appeared in the current season premiere in a surprise guest spot where she played a Dalek, and then showed up in the Christmas »
Pauline Quirke hiding in dark corners. Arthur Darvill snooping in the night. David Bradley burning incriminating photos. Episode four of ITV's Broadchurch was the most revealing and darkest so far, gently tugging us further into the lies and secrets of the seaside town.
If you're confused and pulling your hair out over the ever-increasing list of suspects and whopping great pile of red herrings, here's our quick guide to the latest developments into the case of Danny Latimer.
Clues and Suspects
If last week's episode was all about Mark Latimer (Andrew Buchan) squirming and coming under the spotlight, this week's episode brought David Bradley's dishevelled corner shop owner Jack Marshall into the frame.
A loner who works with young kids in the sea brigade, a keen amateur photographer who has a prior conviction for sex offences, he's a Daily Mail editor's dream to have lurking around the scenes of a child murder. »
Review Louisa Mellor 25 Mar 2013 - 22:00
Chris Chribnall’s Broadchurch reaches the halfway point, and another suspect is in the frame for Danny’s murder…
This review contains spoilers.
For me, Broadchurch’s compassion was its early draw. Unlike the majority of TV murders, the killing of Danny Latimer didn’t just have a motive (whatever that turns out to be), but also consequences. The worst happened, and the people affected crumpled like cloth. The cheery small-town setting too, was a novel backdrop for the story. Broadchurch’s drama played out in kitchens and sunny tourist spots, not menacing urban streets or rain-lashed crime scenes. Banality met catastrophe, and the result was punch-to-the-windpipe television.
As the series has gone on, the procedural elements have begun to take prominence over personal pain, understandably so; we've a job to do and a murderer to find. The investigation progresses, the roulette wheel of suspects turns, »
Depending on your point of view, last night's (March 18) Broadchurch was either a frustrating hour of TV that crawled and snoozed along or it was another sumptuous hour of slow-burn entertainment that intrigued and unravelled brilliantly.
I'm firmly in the latter camp, but I can empathise with those who are struggling with the show. Every week new layers are piled on top of new clues on top of suggestive looks and winks. After the first three hours, it feels nigh on impossible that the drama will be able to pull together all the pieces of the jigsaw by the end of episode eight.
However, I will continue to do my best to pull together the spiraling storylines and secrets into some sort of cohesive whole and get to the bottom of the burning question: who killed Danny Latimer?
Clues and Suspects
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