Tag Archives: BBC

BBC Reveals First Image of Jodie Whittaker As The First Female Doctor Who

BBC America released the first image of Jodie Whittaker in full costume as the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who. The actress, whose casting was announced in July, will be taking over the part from Peter Capaldi, who took over the role in the Season 7 Christmas special. She’s the first woman to ever take the part in the long-running British sci-fi series.

She is seen in cropped teal culottes with yellow braces, as well as a striped jumper and long trench coat. Her look is completed with brown boots, blue and turquoise striped socks and some unusual earrings, at the top and bottom of her left ear.

Tagged , ,

The BBC Unites An All-Star Team of Musicians to Cover ‘God Only Knows’ By The Beach Boys

p028675d

The BBC is promoting the launch of its new BBC Music offering with a music video featuring an all-star cast of musicians trading off vocal duties for a cover of “God Only Knows” from the groundbreaking Beach Boys record, Pet Sounds. The track, proceeds from which will go to the UK network’s Children in Need charity, features Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell, Chrissie Hynde and a slew of other notables, including Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson.

Tagged , , , ,

Stephen King Discusses The Shining & Doctor Sleep On The BBC

_69920543_69920542

Stephen King, the best-selling author behind The Shining has returned to its central character, 36 years after the book was first published, for his latest novel.

Doctor Sleep begins a year after the events at the end of The Shining, and follows Danny Torrance to adulthood

doctor_sleep_full

King spoke to the BBC’s arts editor Will Gompertz about why Jack Torrance is his most autobiographical character and why he hated Stanley Kubrick’s film version.

Tagged , , , , , , ,

Peter Capaldi Announced As The New Doctor Who

1098436_695902697090427_704215793_n

Peter Capaldi has been announced as the new Doctor Who, the 12th actor to take up the coveted TV role.

Fans eagerly awaited the news, which was broadcast during a special live show on the BBC.

1146219_10151734835952978_797727161_o

Capaldi will replace actor Matt Smith, making who announced in June that he was leaving the sci-fi show later this year.

The Doctor has been battling his various alien enemies, including Cybermen and Daleks, since its British TV debut in 1963.

The show went off air in 1989 and was revived in 2005 when Christopher Eccleston took on the role.

David Tennant then starred for three seasons before Smith took over in 2010.

Tagged , ,
%d bloggers like this: