Category Archives: News

Alexander Siddig Talks Radio Drama “Tumanbay”

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Bleeding Cool has a new interview with Alexander Siddig about his radio drama, Tumanbay, which is currently airing Wednesdays on BBC Radio 4. In the interview, Sid talks about his character, what goes into making a radio drama, and his own newfound appreciation for the medium. I get to play Commander Wolf. Who is this amazing guy really. He’s a ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Joins PEAKY BLINDERS

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As mentioned in the birthday post, Sid has been on location filming a new project for the past few weeks, and we’re ready to reveal what it is: series 3 of the BBC2 drama Peaky Blinders. Our UK Sidsters will likely be familiar with the show, but for the rest of us, here’s a quick synopsis: Birmingham 1919: Thomas Shelby ... Read More »

Happy Birthday, Alexander Siddig!

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If it’s November 21, that can only mean one thing: It’s Sid’s birthday! Please join us in wishing him the very best today and for the upcoming year by leaving your messages* in the comment section below. *Although we can’t guarantee that Sid will see your message, he does have the link to this post, so keep it classy! UPDATED ... Read More »

Sid to Co-Star in Radio Drama for BBC4

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UK-based production company Goldhawk announced recently that their 10-part radio drama, Tumanbay, will air on BBC Radio 4 beginning 2 December. We don’t have a tremendous amount of information about the series yet, but we do know that Sid has been cast as “Wolf”, the third lead. Synopsis: Tumanbay, the beating heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a ... Read More »

GAME OF THRONES: Sid Back in Spain for Season 6 {PHOTO}

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Production on Game of Thrones season 6 has been underway for more than a month, and it appears they are finally ready to return to Dorne. A fan ran across Sid and his Dornish cast mates having a meal in Almeria today, and manage to keep it together long enough to ask for and post a photo on Twitter. Hoy ... Read More »

TUT Coming to DVD in October

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Photo: Jan Thijs 2014

TUT, the summer miniseries event co-starring Alexander Siddig, Ben Kingsley, Avan Jogia, and Nonso Anozie, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on October 5 (UK) and October 6 (US). (If you can’t wait that long, TUT is already available to stream through Amazon Instant Video.) No word yet on what special features will be included, but Spike TV produced a bunch ... Read More »

DA VINCI’S DEMONS: Behind the Scenes Look at Sid in Season 3

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Akin Gazi, who plays Bayezid on Da Vinci’s Demons, gives us our first good look at The Turk in season 3 via an Instagrammed a photo of himself with Alexander Siddig and Stewart Scudamore in costume behind the scenes (looks like they just took a tea break). The Turk looks a bit more disheveled than usual, perhaps because season 3 focuses on a war ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Lends Voice to DOCTOR WHO: THE DIARY OF RIVER SONG

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Big Finish announced a new, four-part box set audio series today titled Doctor Who: The Diary of River Song. The series, with Alex Kingston returning to voice River and Paul McGann as the eighth Doctor, follows the title character through four different adventures across time and space. Our own Sid lends his voice to the second story in the series, ... Read More »

Random Roles – And Lots of Candor – With Alexander Siddig

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Photo: Jan Thijs 2014

The A.V. Club just posted a fantastic new interview with Sid as part of the TUT promotional rounds, but rather than focus solely on the mini-series (premiering tonight on Spike TV), it covers numerous roles and projects. Part of a series called Random Roles, the interview runs the gamut from Sid’s first time on screen – playing Tut, no less ... Read More »