What is far more important is that the Doctor remains a British archetype rather than conform to any preconceived physical form. He has been many shades of British eccentric; a tea drinking, jelly baby munching dandy, draped in cricket whites, tweeds and Edwardian velvet.
Such is the tedium served up these days, making stark the realisation that the bile and satire of 30 years ago has vanished. Watching such inchoate comedy (I'm not sure it's even stand-up) is like having your leg humped by a glove puppet: it's attention grabbing but without the necessary aggression which is key to the best comedy.
WHOS COMING WITH ME TO SHOOT THIS HANNA FLINT It's always refreshing to get feedback from a reader, but this one takes the
Sitting here, as I am, wearing a Union Jack onesie eating luke warm noodles in hotel room on an industrial estate outside Oxford, you'd be forgiven for thinking that I was beginning to finally unravel. But you'd be wrong dear Huffington Post reader, very wrong.
RIP the Monday night blues, as television schedules have been bursting with starry brilliance over the past weeks, unfortunately leaving the rest of the week's television rather bland.
The results of the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2012 are in - and it was a great year for British sitcom. To remind you, these are
'Call the Midwife' seemed to win the war for Christmas viewing hearts over the over-trumpeted 'Downton', but this was a crucial
We should be celebrating Miranda Hart's achievements in the male-dominated world of TV comedy, not searching for offence
So now the time has to forget about the Olympics and indeed the Queen's jubilee it's time to focus on the telly programmes that we'll be watching in 2013. My top telly tips for the year ahead include a mixture of comedy, drama and a bit of reality TV thrown in to keep it err... real.
The cast of 'Call The Midwife' have admitted they struggle to hide their emotions thanks to the heart-warming script of the