TV shows

Why I hate The Big Bang Theory

It’s the second of our new weekly feature, What We’re Watching Wednesday. Our launch peice last week on The Big Bang Theory sparked some debate around the office, and we thought it only fair to show […]

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George R.R. Martin and How I Learned to Love The Big Bang Theory

This Wednesday we’re kicking off the first of our weekly What We’re Watching Wednesday promotions. Wherein, once a week a member of Team Gollancz will share with you a TV show or film we can’t […]

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Inside HBO's Game of Thrones Trailer

We’re sure you’re all as excited as we are for the release of Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones on 27th September. A remarkable exclusive insight into HBO’s hugely successful Game of Thrones series, based on […]

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Friday Reads: Remembrance of the Daleks

I bought all the fondly remembered Target novelisations of Doctor Who stories as an 80s kid. I couldn’t afford to buy the videos till much later so the books were cheap and cheerful reminders of […]

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THE ADVENTURES OF SIR LANCELOT, 1956

So I was watching Merlin the other week – specifically, series one (Yes, I know I’m very far behind. I only just finished Battlestar Galactica. Don’t hate me). And there was one episode in particular – the one where they all go back to Merlin’s village and Arthur leads the defence against some evil robbers led by the bloke from Deep Space Nine – that reminded me of something. It took a couple of days, but I suddenly realised that the plot was a very clear echo of an episode of a series from 1956.

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