Joanna Lumley (briefly) played the Doctor in 1999 Comedy Relief special The Curse of Fatal Death.
In a universe of infinite possibility, why is Doctor Who always a man? Peter Capaldi's forthcoming retirement from the role means it's surely time to hand the sonic screwdriver over to a woman.
Not just bias but outright vilification according to research.
Repeated surveys show that most people think the media is biased against the Labour leader. And that's a problem for democracy.
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The BBC’s Sherlock – along with most contemporary adaptations – seems to indicate that the values of the intellect are not those of society.
There are whispers of crisis around the 53-year-old series.
BBC One’s Xmas ident.
From that gay kiss to dragon slaying, festive TV adverts speak volumes about the broadcasters.
In 1966, the BBC drama Cathy Come Home radically changed the way society thinks about homelessness. So how would Cathy fare today?
The Strictly Come Dancing final looks to be somewhat dull – all glitter, no Balls.
There are 16 contenders for the 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award... But who is the best athlete?
BBC NHU/Fredi Devas
Some animals love living in the urban jungle – but they are a small minority, compared to those we risk losing to urbanisation.
The BBC will add 11 new languages in its biggest expansion in 70 years.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and some very fast cars for The Grand Tour.
The new motoring series will be used to help launch another video on demand service in Australia. But will consumers find away to access the show and avoid paying another fee?
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How and why these bizarre stars of Planet Earth II ended up living in icy lakes high in the Andes mountains.
TV audiences cheered on the iguanas' escape, but won't somebody think of the poor snakes?
Great British sign off.
The programme's move to a different channel has cooked up a storm. But that's the reality of reality television.
Theroux the looking glass.
Filmmaker's mea culpa is admirable but badly flawed.
Mohamed Noor (left) and Huda Omar pose for a photograph during their wedding ceremony in Mogadishu, a picture at odds with the city’s reputation.
The Mayor of Mogadishu tells the story of Somalia with a personal and very human touch without losing sight of complex national and international political dimensions.
Robbie Coltrane as Paul Finchley.
New television series chillingly echoes the Jimmy Savile case – and how the public reacted.
Was she pushed? Outgoing chair of the BBC, Rona Fairhead.
Stefan Rousseau / PA Wire/Press Association Images
The ousting of BBC chair, Rona Fairhead, is a worrying sign of a government power grab over the public broadcaster.
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What's happened to Bake Off epitomises the state of British television – it remains obsessed with formulae and beholden to ratings.
Poldark's historical consultant on how she mulled over questions such as what an 18th century Cornish bank might look like and whether women would get drunk in taverns.