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The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 64 – Robotech (aka Macross, Southern Cross and Mospeada) The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 64 – Robotech (aka Macross, Southern Cross and Mospeada)

Possibly the oddest thing about the topic of this week’s... 

Andrew Gough: Inquisitions are the “obliteration of anyone they feared” Andrew Gough: Inquisitions are the “obliteration of anyone they feared”

The Inquisitions swept like a plague across Medieval Europe,... 

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 63 – Sailor Moon The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 63 – Sailor Moon

July marks the start of the new summer season of anime in... 

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, Extra I – Going to Conventions The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, Extra I – Going to Conventions

While talking about anime is all well and good, there’s... 

Maggie Gyllenhaal: From Secretary to Honourable Woman Maggie Gyllenhaal: From Secretary to Honourable Woman

How would you describe Nessa Stein? “Nessa is a very... 

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News

Official shortlist for the TV Choice Awards 2014 Official shortlist for the TV Choice Awards 2014

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHOW The Big Bang Theory (E4) Game of Thrones... 

Paul Whitehouse to star in Nurse Paul Whitehouse to star in Nurse

BBC Two announced today that Nurse is in production. It is... 

Wes Bentley to join American Horror Story: Freak Show Wes Bentley to join American Horror Story: Freak Show

American Beauty and The Hunger Games actor Wes Bentley will... 

Tyger Drew-Honey, Amy Nuttall and Natalie Gumede Head To Paradise… Tyger Drew-Honey, Amy Nuttall and Natalie Gumede Head To Paradise…

With filming underway for the hotly-anticipated fourth series... 

Vicar Harriet gets jealous on Emmerdale Vicar Harriet gets jealous on Emmerdale

Ashley Thomas (John Middleton) is soon to find love when he... 

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Reviews

Yonderland gets a second series

Described by The Guardian as a “wondrous, surreal joy” and hailed by The Independent as “a family television classic” Yonderland follows the adventures of mum, aka The Chosen One, Debbie Maddox (Martha Howe-Douglas) who at the end of series one, rescued Elf and Nick the Stick from try-hard overlord Negatus’ lair and came face to... [Read more of this review]

Mr Sloane Mr Sloane

It’s safe to say that when we first meet Jeremy Sloane, the eponymous hero of Sky Atlantic’s new tragicomedy, he’s at just about his lowest ebb. It’s safe to say this because the first time we meet him he’s securing a noose around his neck, stepping up onto a chair and kicking it out from under his feet. As shocking an opening gambit as... [Read more of this review]

Derek: Season 2 Derek: Season 2

Taking place a full year after the first series’ happenings, Derek returns with its eponymous 49 year old character, and the rest of the workers at Broad Hill retirement home, in relatively similar standing. Vicky is now a full time employee, Hannah and Tom are together and (thanks to Derek) publicly trying for a baby, whist Kev is still sipping... [Read more of this review]

Monkey Planet Monkey Planet

‘Monkey Planet’ is soon to be airing its second installment of a three part series. The clue is in the name. This is a series about all the different monkeys (and apes, awkwardly) on our planet. Primate planet seems like it should have been the obvious choice; a nice dose of alliterative accuracy.  The series is a bit like ‘who do you think... [Read more of this review]

Game of Thrones: Season 4 Game of Thrones: Season 4

Given just how phenomenally popular it has become, it’s hard to imagine that the Game of Thrones almost never made it to our television screens at all. But according to star Sophie Turner, the pilot episode was so substandard that US broadcaster HBO was ready to pull the plug. They didn’t, of course – the pilot was re-shot, three epic seasons... [Read more of this review]

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