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MATT SMITH TO LEAVE DOCTOR WHO

Following intense online speculation last night, the BBC officially confirmed that Matt Smith will relinquish the role of the Eleventh Doctor after four years in this year’s Christmas special. The Northampton-born actor said that Doctor Who had been “the most brilliant experience.. and that … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO @ 50: AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME

Further details about the golden anniversary biopic, An Adventure in Space and Time were released today. Commissioned last August by BBC Two, the ninety-minute docudrama penned by Nu Who writer and actor Mark Gatiss will commence production at Television Centre in early February, before moving to Wimbledon Studios.The programme … Continue reading

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Radio Times TV Review of 2012

That venerable publishing colossus, Christmas perennial, and loyal Doctor Who advocate, the Radio Times, has revealed the results of their annual survey. Their website’s ‘Top 40 shows’ of the year has placed the show at a respectable number fifteen (down from eigth position last … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Gets the Golden Stamp of Approval

All eleven actors to have portrayed the Doctor on television since 1963 are featured on First Class stamps next year. The Royal Mail today unveiled their Doctor Who 50th Anniversary collections, which presents every incarnation of the Time Lord, whilst the Second … Continue reading

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The Genesis of Doctor Who

Back in February, rumours began that writer and actor, Mark Gatiss, was to pen a TV biopic that examined the genesis of Doctor Who. Well, today a press release announced that a BBC Two drama has been commissioned to mark the programme’s fiftieth … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: More Series 7 News

Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Steven Moffat, and Caroline Skinner will all attend the Doctor Who panel at Comic Con later this month, where the forthcoming Series Seven will be previewed. So how much do we actually know about the new … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Caroline John (1940-2012)

It was announced today that the actress Caroline John had died on June 5th, aged 71. She was best known for her role as Liz Shaw in the ground-breaking seventh season of Doctor Who (January to June 1970). Tributes have been led by current show-runner, Steven Moffat. … Continue reading

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New Doctor Who Companion Announced

Steven Moffat has today revealed the identity of the actress cast to replace Karen Gillan, when Doctor Who returns to BBC1 in the Autumn. Former Emmerdale and Waterloo Road co-star Jenna Louise Coleman will debut (as the yet unnamed companion) in the Christmas special, which will now follow part five – where … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Series 7 News

“What we know so far.. As filming begins on the upcoming series, here’s a round-up of what to expect” writes Paul Jones in the Radio Times: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Steven Moffat turned up for their first day back at work … Continue reading

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