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Captain America leads Saturn nominations

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has an impressive 11 nominations for this year’s Saturn Awards. The list was announced by Star Trek and Big Finish star Chase Masterson on March 4th. Other multiple nominees include  Interstellar (10), and Guardians of the Galaxy (9).  In the  television categories, The Walking Dead received 7 nominations with Hannibal achieving … Continue reading

RIP Barry Newbery

Barry Newbery, whose designs were so important to the early years of Doctor Who, has died. Telos Publishing announced the news on their Facebook page, after hearing from Newbery’s daughter; the designer died in his sleep on the morning of February 25. Born in 1927, Newbery was assigned to work on Doctor Who in its earliest … Continue reading

A familiar face returns for Doctor Who Series 9

Peter Capaldi will be facing off against Michelle Gomez’s Missy once more in Series 9, it has been confirmed. Michelle Gomez arrives in Cardiff this week to re-join the Doctor Who cast and reclaim the role of ‘Missy’ for series 9. She joins Peter Capaldi (The Doctor) and Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) for the opening … Continue reading

LEGO Doctor Who set materialising soon!

A LEGO Doctor Who set is going to be materialising in toyshops later this year. The concept for a Doctor Who set came from the LEGO® IDEAS website where fans can submit ideas for a set and vote for their favourite idea to be produced. The Doctor Who concept from fan Andrew Clark received the … Continue reading

Big Finish present the Sixth Doctor’s final story

The Sixth Doctor’s final tale is going to be revealed by Big Finish in a special box set released this September. The Last Adventure stars Colin Baker, Bonnie Langford and Michael Jayston in stories written by Simon Barnard and Paul Morris, Alan Barnes, Matt Fitton, and Nicholas Briggs, with Briggs also acting as director. “It’s been such a … Continue reading

“Lost” William Hartnell Desert Island Discs found (updated)

The episode of the long running radio series Desert Island Discs, in which Roy Plomley interviewed the first Doctor, William Hartnell, has been located – at least in part. Lucky listeners to the BBC’s iPlayer service were treated to the 16 minutes of the recording from August 23, 1965, earlier today (January 29) until the … Continue reading

Win Last Christmas on Blu-ray

Peter Capaldi’s first full Christmas special as the Doctor has received a great deal of acclaim, not least from us here at Sci-Fi Bulletin in our spoiler-free review, and our Blu-ray review. Now you can have a chance to win one of three copies of the Blu-ray which includes a commentary from the director Paul Wilmshurst and producer … Continue reading

RIP Barrie Ingham

Barrie Ingham, who starred in Doctor Who and the Daleks, has died aged 83. Ingham had a long career as a stage and screen actor, working with the RSC and appearing on Broadway. He was one of the lead Thals, Alydon, in the 1965 adaptation of the first Dalek serial, and around the same time, … Continue reading

Who Beyond 50: a new book from Sci-Fi Bulletin’s editors

We don’t often push our own material here on Sci-Fi Bulletin, but this is a bit of an exception: Who Beyond 50, a series of essays by Brian J. Robb and Paul Simpson, is now available from Hasslein Books. The book is based in part on the Who @ 50 essays which appeared on here … Continue reading

Guest stars confirmed for Whithouse’s two-part Who story

With filming now underway on the ninth series of Doctor Who, the BBC has confirmed that Paul Kaye will be leading the guest cast for a two part story by Toby Whithouse. The episodes currently being filmed are being produced by Wizards vs Aliens’ Derek Ritchie and directed by Daniel O’Hara. Steven Moffat, lead writer and … Continue reading

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