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    The BBC has confirmed that it will not be making any more episodes of The Sarah Jane Adventures following the death of Elisabeth Sladen last month.

    The 63-year-old had been appearing in the Doctor Who spin-off for the corporation's children's channel, but she recently lost her battle with cancer.

    "As a tribute to Elisabeth the six episodes that were recorded with her last year will be broadcast on CBBC at a date to be confirmed," a spokesperson

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    A new survey has discovered that a worrying number of Brits seem to think that TV programmes such as Doctor Who are documentaries.

    According to a poll carried out by Birmingham Science City, 30 per cent of respondents believe that time travel is actually possible.

    Meanwhile, more than a fifth think the lightsabers from Star Wars exist and almost half think they could get hold of a hover board a la Marty McFly, if they really wanted to.

    Despite GCSE science doing its

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  • Instead of the usual costumes this festive season, revellers could opt for film fancy dress to add some interest to their outfits.

    This is the suggestion of Technabob, which said popular costumes from stage and screen may go down a treat with family and friends this Christmas.

    It particularly recommended wearing things from Doctor Who episodes past and present, with the Tardis and Daleks definite favourites.

    By way of encouragement, the website pictured a pair of partygoers dressed as characters from the frightening TV

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