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Pete Dillon-Trenchard May 27, 2017

Doctor Who series 10: we go Easter egg hunting in The Pyramid At The End Of The World

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The Monks have taken over the planet, and I forone welcome our new decomposing overlords. Fortunately they’ve given us permission to publish this list of references, similarities and generally interesting things that we found inside The Pyramid At The End Of The World. They’ve also asked that we let you know it is your duty to leave anything that you feel we’ve missed in the comments section...

There’s a president for that

The Doctor’s role as president of the world comes into play again here; it was first established in 2014’s Death In Heaven
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Thick of It Writer Iannucci Wants Capaldi Reunion

Andrew Reynolds is a writer at Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews - All the latest Doctor Who news and reviews with our weekly podKast, features and interviews, and a long-running forum.

Armando Iannucci, creator of The Thick of It and self-confessed Doctor Who fan, hopes to reunite with its star and current Doctor, Peter Capaldi, and write an episode of our show. Iannucci, whose credits include I’m Alan Partridge, Veep and his own, much underrated The Armando Iannucci Shows (personal favourite sketch: the man literally dying...

The post Thick of It Writer Iannucci Wants Capaldi Reunion appeared first on Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews.
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Limmy's Show!: why is this fine comedy broadcast only in Scotland?

It's the funniest British sketch comedy in years. So why doesn't the BBC give it a slot in its UK-wide schedules?

For me, it is undoubtedly the funniest and most original British sketch comedy since Big Train and The Armando Iannucci Shows – both of which aired more than a decade ago. So Limmy's Show! should, by rights, be a major cult favourite throughout the UK. And yet, despite being in its third series, the Bafta Scotland-winning gem is still not broadcast on the BBC outside Alex Salmond's tartan kingdom.

One of the few "internet sensations" to prove in any way sensational, Glaswegian comedian Brian "Limmy" Limond certainly has fans south of the border. But for all his online popularity – from his podcast to his provocative Twitter feed – Limond's TV show seems to be regarded within the BBC as something of a baffling anomaly.

Limond's sense of humour, oblique though it often is,
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Sally Phillips, Tom Conti join new Sky1 comedy 'Parents'

Sally Phillips, Tom Conti join new Sky1 comedy 'Parents'
Sally Phillips has signed up for a lead role in Sky1's new comedy Parents. The actress, who has previously starred in shows such as Green Wing and Miranda, will appear in the series alongside The Armando Iannucci Shows' Darren Strange. The duo will play a married couple with two teenage children who are forced to move in with their parents, played by Susie Blake and Tom Conti. Sky's head of comedy Lucy Lumsden said: "We've been on the hunt for smart comedies about family life for Sky1 (more)
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Our Complete Thanksgiving Weekend Movie Guide 2011 Has Arrived

Continuing our annual tradition of posting Thanksgiving and Christmas Movie Guides every holiday season, our resident San Fran contributor, Marco Cerritos, has once again put together another movie guide for Thanksgiving 2011, giving a recap and rundown of what's playing and what's worth seeing (or skipping). Marco has seen almost everything out there, and while you may not always agree with him, he provides the best reviews he can to make it a bit easier for everyone to choose. There are some fantastic films currently playing in theaters, so if you're still a bit unsure of what to watch or need a few tips, then look no further! This is an alphabetized list containing 10 films that, as of today, are playing in most theaters nationwide. Arthur Christmas Marco's Rating: C+ Directed by: Sarah Smith ("The Armando Iannucci Shows") Starring: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent Rated: PG Review: It's a sad
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Exclusive: Sarah Smith Talks Arthur Christmas

Exclusive: Sarah Smith Talks Arthur Christmas
Director Sarah Smith discusses Arthur Christmas, getting most of the voice actors together for key scenes, possible sequel ideas, and more

This time of year, there is always an obligatory Christmas movie or two, and most years, I'm disappointed in them. That is not the case this year with Arthur Christmas, which brings Christmas and the North Pole into the 21st Century in some very fun ways.

Sarah Smith, who got her start writing and producing for British TV shows such as The League of Gentlemen and The Armando Iannucci Shows, makes her feature directorial debut with Arthur Christmas, which centers on Santa's black sheep son Arthur (James McAvoy) and his mission to deliver the last Christmas toy after one child is missed.

I recently had the chance to speak with Sarah Smith over the phone about Arthur Christmas, which debuts in theaters November 23. Here's what she had to say below.
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The Notable Films of 2011: Part One

Back for its third year (see the 2010 edition) and bigger than ever, today kicks off the first in a fifteen-part look at the various cinematic releases hitting the U.S. in 2011. Each 'part' contains brief descriptions and editorial opinion/analysis of varying length covering twenty films. Expect the remaining ones to go up between now and the first major releases in mid-January.

Like all cinematic lists set within a timeframe, there's some overlap. Some films here have already opened worldwide but have yet to hit the U.S., some upcoming films you'd expect to be here aren't because they're either still in development or have already announced 2012 release dates, some were on last year's list but got delayed so have been included again (but with all new analysis).

I confined my list to films that have either set 2011 release dates or had begun/completed production, and only films that have
See full article at Dark Horizons »

The Notable Films of 2011: Part One

Back for its third year (see the 2010 edition) and bigger than ever, today kicks off the first in a fifteen-part look at the various cinematic releases hitting the U.S. in 2011. Each 'part' contains brief descriptions and editorial opinion/analysis of varying length covering twenty films. Expect the remaining ones to go up between now and the first major releases in mid-January.

Like all cinematic lists set within a timeframe, there's some overlap. Some films here have already opened worldwide but have yet to hit the U.S., some upcoming films you'd expect to be here aren't because they're either still in development or have already announced 2012 release dates, some were on last year's list but got delayed so have been included again (but with all new analysis).

I confined my list to films that have either set 2011 release dates or had begun/completed production, and only films that have
See full article at Dark Horizons »

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