Gotham actor dies age 66

American actor Peter Scolari, has died aged 66 of cancer, after a two-year illness.

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Scolari was a prolific actor, both on television and on Broadway – rising to stardom on the tv show Bosom Buddies alongside Tom Hanks.


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Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio to appear in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie movie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a 2021 biographical musical drama film directed by Jonathan Butterell (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Tom MacRae based on the stage musical of the same name and debuts September 17th on Amazon Prime Video.

The film stars Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, Sharon Horgan, and Richard E. Grant.

Today EW exclusively revealed that RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio will feature in a cameo appearance in the movie version of the West End musical she starred.


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More Doctors announced to cameo in Time Fracture

More Doctors will feature in pre-recorded cameo appearances for the immersive show Time Fracture!

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David Bradley and John Barrowman will cameo in Time Fracture

David Bradley and John Barrowman are reprising their roles as the First Doctor (first played by William Hartnell) and Captain Jack Harkness, in pre-recorded cameo appearances for the immersive show Time Fracture!


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Big Finish Review: King Lear

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


King Lear is one of my favourite Shakespeare stories. It’s deceptive in its relatively simple premise. A King with a huge ego asks his daughters to profess their love for him in increasingly over the top ways. 2 of his daughters are all to happy to go along with this to get their share of his kingdom in exchange. The youngest and most beloved daughter knows better and won’t just say how much she loves him, as this knows the words mean nothing when said just to get his things. She gets pushed aside for this, whilst the 2 daughters who did inherit his kingdom start giving him less and less place within it, to the point where he ends up on the street with his fool and he learns what a fool he has been. Continue reading

Interview: Carel Struycken (Twin Peaks, Addams Family)

Carel Struycken is a Dutch film, television, and stage actor.carel_struycken_march_2016

He is best known for playing the Giant in Twin Peaks, Mr. Homn in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Lurch in the Addams Family films – among many other roles.

Standing at 7 ft tall, he often plays character and comedic roles in which height is a major part.


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Winners of the 25th British Academy Cymru Awards announced

This evening we were invited as press for the 25th annual British Academy Cymru Awards.

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The awards honour excellence in broadcasting and production within film and television in Wales and over the years have celebrated some of the greatest talent in Wales.

The ceremony was hosted once again by BBC Radio 1 presenter, Huw Stephens, at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, where presenters included BAFTA-winning actress Sian Phillips, Michael Palin and Torchwood star Eve Myles.


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Stars from Monty Python, Doctor Who and Torchwood attending Bafta Cymru Awards 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Wales, BAFTA Cymru, has today (26th September) revealed the names of some of the nominees, presenters and other special guest attendees for this Sunday’s British Academy Cymru Awards, which is taking place at the St David’s Hall in Cardiff, Wales on Sunday 2nd October.

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