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The BBC Worldwide Showcase event took place in Liverpool this week, and among the shows being promoted for sale overseas was, of course, Doctor Who. Steven Moffat was on hand, and spoke to BBC News about the show (and Sherlock and Coupling too). Among the many questions he was asked was a topic which we discussed in
- Christian Cawley
A quick review of last night's "New Girl" coming up just as soon as a lot of ladies feel like Don Corleone... This review's been delayed by snow and power outages, so let's get to it quickly before another act of God befalls my neighborhood. "The Exes" weirdly reminded me of Steven Moffat's brilliant Britcom "Coupling," not because the plot was similar to anything Moffat did, but because it felt like the episode spent 2/3 of its running time patiently laying the groundwork for an uproarious final 10 minutes. There were some amusing things in the opening installments, like Schmidt and »
- Alan Sepinwall
"Sherlock" Season 3 has a new player: Amanda Abbington joins the cast as Mary Morstan, John Watson's fiancee. But the role isn't Abbington's first connection to the show. Rather, she and Martin Freeman have been real-life romantic partners for years.
How much does the fictional Mary resemble the real actress? And how did she get the role?
There are some big differences between truth and fiction, of course. While Mary is new on the "Sherlock" scene, Abbington and Freeman have been in a committed relationship for over a decade. The two actors also have two children together and have worked on multiple acting projects over the years: "Men Only" (where they met), "The Debt," "The Robinsons" and "The Good Night."
A veteran of British television, »
3 items from 2014
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