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All my #DoctorWho Series 9 reviews can be found at Frame Rated. 
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I'll be offering some thoughts about Series 9 of #doctorwho for Frame Rated and here's the first of many with my review of 'The Magician's Apprentice'.
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BERNARD WILKIE - A PECULIAR EFFECT ON THE BBC / Book Review
Two names synonymous with the pioneering days of creating visual effects for television are Bernard Wilkie and Jack Kine. Back in the 1950s, they were the Visual Effects Department of the BBC even though at the time it wasn't even known as that, BBC Televis...
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An intriguing report from the UK premiere of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' spin-off series FEAR THE WALKING DEAD.
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COMPETITION: Wolcott: The Complete Series Blu Ray
Released on Blu Ray and DVD on Monday 17 August by Network Distributing, Wolcott hails from 1981, a groundbreaking drama made by the ITC subsidiary Black Lion Films for ATV. Broadcast from the 13 to 15 January 1981, it was the first example of a prime time ...
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Nigel Kneale's QUATERMASS - The Complete Series / Blu-Ray Review
After successfully adapting the three Quatermass television stories of the 1950s and with the box office tills ringing from the well-received Quatermass and the Pit (1967), Hammer approached creator-writer Nigel 'Tom' Kneale for an original film script feat...
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COPPERS & SPIES REVISITED - Beyond the police: From The Professionals to Life on Mars
Coppers & Spies Revisited This entry concludes the re-written versions of the original Coppers and Spies blog posts published on the MovieMail site in 2014. Each part contains
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My reviews of #DoctorWho Series 9 continue this week for @frameratedUK with 'Before the Flood'
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The day has arrived. Doctor Who Series 9 starts tonight on BBC One. Fancy a catch up on Series 8? I've been recapping all the episodes of the last series and the Christmas Special over at Frame Rated. Have a gander and pop back later over the weekend for the first of my Series 9 reviews too. #doctorwho
A review of DOCTOR WHO Series 8, episode 1 - 4: "Deep Breath", "Into the Dalek", "Robot of Sherwood" & "Listen", starring Peter Capaldi & Jenna Coleman.
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SOLDIER AND ME - The Complete Series / DVD Review
Soldier And Me , Granada's 1974 BAFTA award-winning children's drama, comes to DVD this month courtesy of Network. The nine half-hour episodes, broadcast in a Sunday tea-time slot between 15 September and 10 November 1974, were made by producer Brian Armstr...
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Freelance writer and film and television researcher (for hire). He has contributed to a number of books and websites about British archive television and cinema as well as recent television series including work for Moviemail, Frame Rated and Arrow Video. Publications include I.B Tauris's 'Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour - A Critical Celebration of the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat Era' (2013) and 'Doctor Who - The Pandorica Opens' (2010).
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