How much more footage does a director tend to shoot for a 60 minute show than for a 45-minute show (i.e., 60 minutes with commercials?)
Based on a few vague memories, can you guys help me find a British TV series from the 80's? It involved roses, a maze and pairs of flying eyes that were spies for an evil sorcerer/king. It might be the TV show "Into the Labryrinth" but I can't tell for sure. Does this jog any memories for anyone? [more inside]
I usually get suggestions from friends on things to watch, but they seem to have run out of things that appeal to me. I like crime drama, horror, SF, and intelligent comedy. Do you have any suggestions? Things that do/don't appeal to me beneath the fold. [more inside]
I want a copy of "The Day of the Doctor" (50th Anniversary Special.) I have to choose between the DVD or the Amazon online "collection". [more inside]
I am trying to locate a MeFi link from perhaps a year ago to a cancelled or unaired ITV/BBC pilot from the 1980s, and none of my MeFi/google/youTube searches in the past hour has unearthed it. Please help! [more inside]
I'm an American who loves British television but am tired of discovering shows only after they have finished. Is there a UK-centric equivalent of The A.V. Club—i.e., a site that covers currently airing British television series?
Can anyone tell me which BBC program their recent segment on the Internet Archive is a part of?
What is this piece of music in the BBC Four Program "Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity"? [more inside]
The FPP about 'Connections' made me think of another documentary series that I remember from the late 70s... but only vaguely. Can you identify this program? [more inside]
What was the British game show that aired on BBCA ... [more inside]
I'm looking for some UK TV recommendations. Specifically comedy and SciFi shows. [more inside]
What great <10 episode British dramas, such as State of Play, have I missed in the last 10 years? [more inside]
Trying to identify a British television program about a doctor that used to be broadcast on PBS. [more inside]
Does anyone remember a BBC kids' TV series from the 70s-80s featuring psychic teenagers? I last saw it in the mid-80s. [more inside]
What is the latest and greatest murder mystery series or procedural series on British TV that I can get on DVD for my Canadian husband? [more inside]
Emma Thompson TV series? Late 80's? Did I hallucinate this? [more inside]
What are some good message boards to discuss British TV? [more inside]
So I'm watching the new Dr. Who series and they are dealing with the last of the Daleks, I want to know what happened to the Daleks since Tom Baker was around (possible spoilers inside). [more inside]
What are those red and green things pinned to the lapels of nearly everybody on the BBC these days?
As a lay...very lay...student of Roman Republic and Empire, and anticipating the upcoming HBO/BBC series Rome with relish, I'm reading everything I can get my hands on about both Republic and Empire. Currently I'm reading an abridgement of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire I just inherited. What next? [insert Latin for "more inside" here].
Does anyone know where i can get a copy (Buy, download, anything) of the Christmas Specials from BBC's The Office. I've been eagerly awaiting my chance to see them for months now and i don't know where to find them.