RadioTimes reports that the BBC is planning a TV series remake of Richard Adams’ Watership Down, using CGI animation to tell the tale of rabbit survival in the British countryside. The original novel was adapted into a 1978 animated film directed by Martin Rosen and featuring the voices of John Hurt, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliot, […]
Michael Palin has been selected as the narrator for the revival of the classic British television children’s series “The Clangers”, which originally aired on BBC from 1969-74 – coincidentally, the same years as Palin and pals’ legendary “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” show – follows the adventures of a family of aardvark piglike animals [let’s call […]
The British Broadcasting Corporation is launching a new effort to teach kids about computer coding through animation on its Bitesize website as well as television programs “Technobabble”, “Appsolute Genius” and “Nina and the Neurons” which address more intricate technology topics. The BBC is seeking to collaborate with major technology players such as Google, Microsoft and […]
The 2014 World Cup is a mere month away and that means it is time for the hype barrage to begin. For its part, BBC [British Broadcasting Network] decided to go the “Toy Story” route to prmote its upcoming World Cup coverage…
Since finally making the upgrade to the smartphone generation this spring, I’ve spent a lot of time playing downloadable app games including big names like The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds. All fairly decent games but not ideal and certainly focussed on micro-transactions, the life blood of this new era of […]
It’s official, there have now been a dozen doctors in Whoville as the BBC announced Peter Capaldi as the 12th actor to play the lead character in the long-running “Doctor Who” science fiction series. Capaldi, who skews much older [he’s 55] than his predecessor Matt Smith [age 30] is perhaps best known to American audiences […]
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