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Larry Lamb joins Thunderbirds Are Go cast for series three

Larry Lamb joins Thunderbirds Are Go cast for series three

Larry Lamb has joined the cast of ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’. The CITV animated revamp of the iconic action puppet show – which focuses on adventures of the fictional International Rescue organisation – will continue its third series in May with an all-star cast coming into the fold for some guest roles. The former ‘EastEnders’ and ‘Gavin & Stacey’ st... »

Roger Daltrey wants Doctor Who role

Roger Daltrey wants Doctor Who role

Roger Daltrey wants to star in ‘Doctor Who’. The Who musician, 74, has admitted he would love to join new Time Lord Jodie Whittaker in the TARDIS for an adventure through space and time, and revealed he was close to making a guest appearance in the mid-1980s. Speaking to the Daily Mail newspaper, he said: "I was almost in it in the Eighties. It was around the period that Bonnie La... »

Bonnie Langford joins 42nd Street theatre production

Bonnie Langford joins 42nd Street theatre production

Bonnie Langford has joined theatre production ’42nd Street’ after announcing she is departing ‘EastEnders’. The former ‘Cats’ star is swapping the East End for the West End after landing the role of Dorothy Brock in the musical, which will take place at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, from September 3. Bonnie – who previously played Peggy Sawyer in the prod... »

Sylvester McCoy joins Holby City

Sylvester McCoy joins Holby City

Sylvester McCoy is set to star opposite his ‘Doctor Who’ successor Paul McGann in ‘Holby City’. The 74-year-old actor played the seventh incarnation of the Time Lord in the hugely popular sci-fi series, and he will share the screen with the man who followed him in the role. McCoy will appear as a patient in the hospital drama – which already stars McGann, 58, as neuro... »

Tom Baker: Jodie Whittaker should get chop if she’s a flop

Tom Baker: Jodie Whittaker should get chop if she’s a flop

Former ‘Doctor Who’ star Tom Baker thinks Jodie Whittaker should be killed off if the ratings start to dip when she takes over the leading role at the beginning of next year. The 83-year-old actor – who portrayed the time-travelling alien from 1974 until 1981 – is pleased bosses have decided to cast their first ever female Time Lady in the show because they’re experim... »

Colin Baker delighted Jodie Whittaker is the new Doctor Who

Colin Baker delighted Jodie Whittaker is the new Doctor Who

Former ‘Doctor Who’ star Colin Baker has praised new showrunner Chris Chibnall on his "courage" in casting Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor. Fans were stunned when ‘Broadchurch’ actress Jodie was unveiled as the Thirteenth Doctor who will take control of the TARDIS after Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi bows out in this year’s Christmas special. Althou... »

Andrew Sachs ‘failed’ to secure Doctor Who role

Andrew Sachs ‘failed’ to secure Doctor Who role

Andrew Sachs thought he was a "failure" because he didn’t secure the lead role in ‘Doctor Who’. The late ‘Fawlty Towers’ star – who passed away on November 23 aged 86 after a secret four-year battle with dementia – was reportedly in the running to play the famous Time Lord before the part was given to Sylvester McCoy, who took on the seventh inca... »