Fantasy TV

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Game of Thrones prequel: why we’ll all be hooked to House of the Dragon
The first trailer for the upcoming fantasy spin-off promises epic action on a vast scale, with “gods, kings, fire and blood”. Resistance is futile!

Stuart Heritage

05, Oct, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Russell T Davies to return to Doctor Who as showrunner
The Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin creator first revived the science-fiction series for the BBC in 2005

Hannah J Davies

24, Sep, 2021 @3:20 PM

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The week in TV: The Chair; When Ruby Wax Met…; Mastermind; See
Sandra Oh and co delight in Netflix’s smart, funny university drama; former celebrity interviewer Ruby Wax looks back in angst; and Clive Myrie is a Mastermind natural

Barbara Ellen

29, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Chapter 1: a subject to send you to sleep | Brief letters
Brief letters: Nigel Farage’s fundraising | Insomnia | Names | Dinner in Ireland | Doctor Who | Open-mouthed

Letters

30, Jul, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Jodie Whittaker to leave Doctor Who along with showrunner, says BBC
First woman to play role will depart next year, while Chris Chibnall’s exit also announced after three series

Martin Belam

29, Jul, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Exterminate! Exterminate! Why it’s time for Doctor Who to die
After 16 years, the BBC’s flagship sci-fi show is tired and suffering. It should go away to save itself

Martin Belam

20, Jul, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Sweet Tooth: the prescient pandemic hit bringing joy to the masses
Centred on a killer virus, Sweet Tooth could have been the most troubling TV to watch during Covid. Instead, as its creators and star Nonso Anozie attest, the Netflix show has become a smash because it’s so redemptive – and happy

Stuart Heritage

01, Jul, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Doctor Who: Olly Alexander tipped to be new lead
Pop singer and actor who stole show at Brit awards would be first out gay Time Lord – if rumours are true

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

27, Jun, 2021 @1:40 PM

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture review – a close encounter with cosmic anarchy
This immersive show makes up for its disarray with the visceral thrill of moving among familiar and stunningly realised aliens

Kate Wyver

17, Jun, 2021 @9:48 AM

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Loki episode one recap: Tom Hiddleston’s time-loop saga is beautiful, surreal TV
Clearly inspired by Mad Men, Marvel’s stunning Disney+ series kicks off as the god of mischief finds new, glorious purpose and Owen Wilson’s Agent Mobius enters the fray

Andy Welch

09, Jun, 2021 @10:28 AM

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The week in TV: Anne Boleyn; Mare of Easttown; Sweet Tooth; The Anti-Vax Conspiracy
Jodie Turner-Smith is a mesmerising presence in the decidedly uneven Anne Boleyn, Kate Winslet bows out and will be sorely missed, while a history of the anti-vax movement is both startling and enraging

Euan Ferguson

06, Jun, 2021 @8:30 AM

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