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Sherlock: Amanda Abbington talks The Abominable Bride

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 27, 2015

Here's what Mary Morstan, aka Amanda Abbington, had to say on a visit to the set of the Sherlock Christmas Special this February...

Sherlock: Moffat & Gatiss on Christmas Special

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 25, 2015

Sherlock showrunners Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss share the thinking behind the Sherlock Christmas Special, The Abominable Bride…

Sherlock: Martin Freeman talks The Abominable Bride

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 24, 2015

On a February set visit to Bristol, a group of journalists chatted to Martin Freeman about Sherlock’s Victorian-set Christmas Special…

Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch on Christmas Special ‘The Abominable Bride’

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 23, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch chats about taking his Sherlock Holmes back to the Victorian era in the Sherlock Special, The Abominable Bride…

Frank Spotnitz Talks Man in the High Castle, Phillip K. Dick

Louisa Mellor Interview Nov 19, 2015

The Man in the High Castle Week continues as we chat with the executive producer of the new Amazon original, Frank Spotnitz.

Peep Show: Saluting a Cynical, Honest, Brilliant Sitcom

Louisa Mellor Feature Nov 12, 2015

Peep Show, now airing its final season, is packed with precise, very funny writing that reflects unflattering truths about us all…

BBC One orders His Dark Materials TV series

Louisa Mellor News Nov 3, 2015

BBC One has green-lit a new TV adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, from the former producers of Doctor Who...

Peep Show: First Trailer for Final Season

Louisa Mellor Trailer Nov 3, 2015

Peep Show returns to Channel 4 for its final season, and here's the first trailer...

Mr. Robot Creator Sam Esmail Talks Hackers, Fight Club

Louisa Mellor Interview Oct 16, 2015

With Mr. Robot now available to stream on Amazon Prime, we chat to creator Sam Esmail about the '90s, geekdom and on-screen hackers…

David Goyer Talks Green Arrow, Won't Direct DC Movie

Louisa Mellor News Oct 15, 2015

Exclusive: David Goyer on why Green Arrow: Escape From Super Max never came to be.

Robert Zemeckis Interview: The Walk, Modern Filmmaking

Louisa Mellor Interview Oct 5, 2015

We chatted to Robert Zemeckis about his dizzying new film, The Walk, and the job of a movie director…

Doctor Who: New BBC Three Spin-off "Class" Announced

Louisa Mellor News Oct 2, 2015

BBC Three has ordered a new 8 x 45 minute Doctor Who spin-off set in Coal Hill School, written by Patrick Ness, to film and air in 2016...

Doctor Who: The Witch's Familiar Images

Louisa Mellor News Sep 23, 2015

If it's pictures of Peter Capaldi looking nervous next to a host of Daleks you're after, then you my friend, have come to the right place...

Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere: new US TV series in development

Louisa Mellor News Sep 22, 2015

The Hunger Games' Francis Lawrence is linked to a new Neverwhere TV series, adapted from Neil Gaiman and Lenny Henry's original...

Doctor Who Season 9 Premiere Spoiler-Free Review

Louisa Mellor Review Sep 19, 2015

Here is our spoiler-free review of the Doctor Who season 9 premiere, "The Magician's Apprentice!"

Doctor Who Series 8 Premiere Date

Doctor Who: The Witch’s Familiar Spoiler-Free Review

Louisa Mellor Review Sep 16, 2015

A few spoiler-free thoughts on the second half of Doctor Who’s two-part series 9 opener, "The Witch’s Familiar"…

14 memorable improvised moments on scripted TV

Louisa Mellor The Lists Sep 2, 2015

The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Parks And Recreation. Every so often, unscripted lines by actors find their way into TV episodes…

How 9 prematurely cancelled TV shows would have continued

Louisa Mellor News Aug 27, 2015

Had Freaks And Geeks, Caprica, and more not been cancelled, here’s what their showrunners had planned for their futures. Spoilers…

The early versions of Pixar film stories

Louisa Mellor Feature Aug 26, 2015

Which Pixar film began life as a story about two alien princes living in a floating city? That’s right, Up…

How Pete Docter’s student films anticipate his Pixar work

Louisa Mellor Feature Aug 20, 2015

Three 80s student shorts by Pixar director Pete Docter contain the seeds of his later work on Toy Story, Up, Monsters Inc. and Inside Out…