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Move over Nigel Tufnel, David Brent to film upcoming Foregone Conclusion mini-world tour

Taking a page out of the brilliant Rob Reiner film, Spinal Tap, and coming on the heels of his wildly successful Learn Guitar with David Brent series on YouTube, Ricky Gervais will soon hit the road to document his upcoming Foregone Conclusion tour The former head honcho of Slough paper firm Wernham Hogg told The […]

‘W1A’ to feature a post-2012 Olympics Hugh Bonneville heading to the BBC

As head of the 2012 Olympic Deliverance Commission, it’s pretty much a given that you will find yourself sacked after the London Olympics came to a close when Rowan Atkinson participated in the Closing Ceremonies. Fortunately, the now former head of the Commission has landed a new position as the BBC’s new Head of Values. […]

Anyone fancy a Sherlock Prom at Royal Albert Hall?

Not wanting to be the last one invited to the Doctor Who 50th anniversary party, the Royal Albert Hall decided to host to a very special evening of their own with a guest list to top all guest lists including Daleks, Cybermen, the Tardis and, of course, Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman. Being that it was […]

UK’s biggest pub, The Great British Beer Festival, is just around the corner

One of the greatest inventions on the planet, the pub. The neighborhood ‘local’ is the center of community life in the UK. For me, The Nags Head in Belgravia is the perfect example of what a good pub should be (say hi to Kevin for me). The Nags Head just might be one of the […]

And, the Doctor is….

As we begin the epic worldwide announcement…remember   It seems just the other day, we were all wondering who could possibly replace David Tennant and become the Eleventh Doctor. It’s also hard to believe that Smith has been in his current role since January 2009. Again, seems like yesterday. Well, here we are again, within […]

New pics from ‘Downton Abbey 4′

With each passing day, Downton Abbey fans worldwide are a day closer to the series 4 premiere of Planet Earth’s favorite period drama. Thanks to Jace Lacob of Buzzfeed who supplied these exclusive photos from DA4 giving us a first glimpse of both Baby Sybil and George (no, not that George). With series 4, both […]

Now empty, BBC Television Centre bits up for auction

As we reported in a recent Tellyspotting report, the classic BBC Television Centre is like the parrot in a Monty Python sketch. It has ceased to be. It’s an ex-Television Centre. Bereft of life, the Centre has gone to meet the choir invisible. Like Elvis, production staff and crew have left the building. Now that […]

90 lost Doctor Who episodes unearthed. Fact or wishful thinking?

As we inch closer to the upcoming 50th anniversary, the ever-present Doctor Who rumor mill has kicked into hyperdrive with the potential discovery of 90 (yes, 90) missing episodes from the longest running science fiction series on television. Even though it’s only a rumor, and a big one at that, this is probably the only […]

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to open doors for sequel in 2014

In 2011, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel followed a group of British retirees who decide to take their retirement to less the expensive and exotic India at the restored Marigold Hotel that has since fallen apart. With Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel and Celia Imrie, the […]

No Downton in Diddy’s future

The Twitter universe lit up on Wednesday with the ‘announcement’ that Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs would be joining the cast of Downton Abbey, as the first black cast member. Diddy had issued teasers throughout Wednesday, with a post saying: “How many of y’all out there are Downton Abbey fans?”, followed by “I’m going to be making […]

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