Russell T Davies

Why Gay Men Who Share Their Stories Are All Heroes

Matt Cain | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Cain

As I've recorded the series, it's struck me how outrageous it is that, for the most part, my guests' stories - and the stories of so many other gay men like them - still haven't been told. For such a long time, gay men were absent from British literature, film, TV and theatre.

Russell T Davies Puts His Phone Where His Mouth Is To Make A Point About BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anyone who thinks no one cares about the future of the BBC should have been in the room (actually, tent) when Russell T Davies launched into a tireles...

As a Trans Woman, You Find That Your Stories Are Rarely Told

Bethany Black | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Bethany Black

In the UK there's never been a trans woman playing a trans woman in a recurring role in a TV series. Whenever there is a trans character before they're played by Cisgender women. What was going to happen, how would people react, would I be hated?

Caroline Frost

'With Gay Characters, They Always Have To Drive The Plot' | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Russell T Davies has criticised British TV drama for their depiction of gay characters, complaining that their sexuality is always used as a plot devi...

The 11th Doctor: Let Down by a Combination of Substandard Acting and Poor Writing

Daniel W Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Daniel W Smith

The blame of course cannot be entirely put onto the acting of Matt Smith. A major let down has been the writing. I am not one of these people who felt the stories were too complicated and the show needed to dumb down, if I wanted dumb/waste of time I'd watch The Only Way Is Essex.

WATCH: Who Turned Down A 'Doctor Who' Return?

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Doctor Who' showrunner Steven Moffat has revealed his predecessor Russell T Davies has turned down repeated offers to return to the BBC sci-fi drama....

Publishers Still Don't Understand What Douglas Adams Knew About Ebooks in 1979

Ben Cameron | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Ben Cameron

In his introduction to the 2009 edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies praises the tattered old paperback copy of Douglas Adams' sci-fi classic that he carried around in his back pocket in his school days. I had one too and I loved it just as much.

What was Wrong (and right) with Torchwood: Miracle Day

Philip Ellis | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Philip Ellis

Torchwood has had its ups and downs from the very beginning. In its first two years, it struggled to shrug off the teatime adventure reputation of its progenitor Doctor Who by giving its viewers what it thought they wanted: sex and violence in equal measure.

A Cynic's Guide to Doctor Who

Jack Pelling | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK
Jack Pelling

It is about a year since my secret addiction started, a balmy Summer Saturday when, due to the sheer laziness of not wanting to reach down to the coffee table for the remote, I found myself doing something I hadn't consciously done for at least 20 years: watching an episode of Doctor Who.