Tag: television

a history of Dalek props

We’ve long had a soft spot for Daleks – particularly since we took a life sized one to Freshers’ Fayre and launched our Facebook with it – but this site is possibly even more exhaustive (exhausting?) than really required.  A

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I’m Proud of the BBC

TOTD has been privileged to travel to many countries round the world and found from both personal experience of TV in foreign lands, as well as other people’s comments, that the BBC is indeed something to be proud of. This

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BBC Comedy Library

The BBC has launched a new website containing classic clips from it’s comedy archive, clips from upcoming shows and new comedy made exclusively for the website. This is an impressive archive guaranteed to get you laughing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy We at TOTD particularly enjoyed

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BBC Writersroom

Are you a budding script writer? Do you fancy writing for the radio or for TV? Got an idea for a radio play or a television drama, or even a sitcom? If yes then have a look at BBC Writersroom.

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Dinner for One

One weirdness of the universe can be found in Sweden and Germany (and possibly other places as well – let us know if you know) around Christmas time.  Apparently their tv networks have a habit around that time of year

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Patrick Stewart

And of course, in the interests of ‘balance’ (not something you can really accuse TOTD of!) here are some Patrick Stewart links.  He was simply outstanding in the roles of Claudius and the ghost. Official fanclub: http://www.patrickstewart.org/ wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Stewart IMDB

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David Tennant

The world may not have fallen into a Black Hole created by the Large Hadron Collider but it looks as though TOTD has. Our apologies for the hiatus, but TOTD has been rather distracted by a library visit to Stratford

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Blink and you’ll miss it

Blinkbox is a new movie site which features blockbuster movies, and a whole raft of classics and television series. It is a 100% legal download site. There is a twist though. You can only watch clips, or blinks, of the movies on offer.

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Doctor Who does books

a minor flurry on a library related email lists discusses recent episodes of Doctor Who: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=ind0806&L=lis-link&T=0&F=&S=&P=12192 and on another list: http://scottishlibraries.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/doctor-who-and-libraries/ Which only goes to show how forward thinking University of Portsmouth Library was in linking our last Freshers’ Fayre

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Just in case you missed it…

… here’s a chance to catch up: http://www.eurovision.tv/ TOTD was of course rooting for the pirates (Latvia) as Freshers’ Fayre has seen the Library stall staffed by several characters of ill repute (eye patches and all).  If you want to get

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