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Guest stars confirmed for Who Christmas Special (updated)

The Doctor Who Christmas Special is currently filming and the BBC confirming the guest stars who will be appearing in the festive episode. The show’s official Facebook page has released a shot of three on-set chairs bearing the names Nathan McMullen, Nick Frost and Michael Troughton. The official release followed shortly after: Nick Frost, actor … Continue reading

Win copies of Peter Capaldi’s debut, Deep Breath!

Peter Capaldi’s feature-length debut as the Doctor attracted record audiences around the world when it was aired on August 23rd this year – and now you’ve got a chance to win your own copy on DVD (read our review of it here). The disc doesn’t just include the 80 minute long episode; if you didn’t … Continue reading

Matt Smith for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Matt Smith has signed up for a role in the long-gestating movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The former Doctor Who star will play Mr. Collins, a parson on the look-out for a wife, in the movie which starts shooting later this month, according to the Hollywood Reporter. He will be appearing alongside … Continue reading

Big Finish make Wright choice

Big Finish has recast the role of one of the Doctor’s first companions Barbara Wright for their Early Adventures series, with Jemma Powell taking the part. Powell played Jacqueline Hill, the actress who originally created history teacher Barbara, in the 50th anniversary TV movie An Adventure in Space and Time, and recreated various scenes from … Continue reading

RIP Jane Baker

Jane Baker, who contributed four stories to the classic era of Doctor Who as well as many other shows from the 1960s to 1980s, has died. Working with her husband Pip, she created the character of the Rani, played by Kate O’Mara, for Colin Baker’s first full season as the Doctor, following it with the … Continue reading

Coleman won’t be drawn on Doctor Who future

In a major interview in the new Radio Times, Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman repeatedly refuses to be drawn on the future of her character, Clara Oswald. Rumours have circulated for some time that she will be leaving at Christmas, but beyond confirming that she’s filming Doctor Who until October (shooting on the Christmas special … Continue reading

More remastered classic Doctor Who on Horror Channel

Following the success of their broadcasts of various stories from the classic series of Doctor Who over the past few months, the Horror Channel has announced that they have acquired rights to a further seventeen tales. Doctor Who and The Silurians,  Inferno, Carnival of Monsters and The Time Warrior will be added to the roster of … Continue reading

BBC edit beheading scene from Doctor Who (updated)

A beheading scene which featured in this Saturday’s episode of Doctor Who has been edited out. Following the beheading of two journalists by IS in recent weeks, the BBC has decided to remove the scene from the climactic battle. Robot of Sherwood,written by Mark Gatiss, was filmed in February, long before the IS hit the … Continue reading

Day of the Doctor’s Nick Hurran directing Clarke’s Childhood’s End

Day of the Doctor director Nick Hurran will be helming Syfy’s new six hour miniseries written by Life on Mars’ Matthew Graham based on Arthur C. Clarke’s classic SF novel Childhood’s End. Dave Howe, President, Syfy, explained: “As we aggressively develop scripted programming over a diverse creative landscape, we want our content to reflect the greatest sci-fi … Continue reading

Doctor Who Extra comes to iPlayer

The spirit of Doctor Who Confidential is alive and well. The BBC has today announced Doctor Who Extra – a brand-new series, exclusively on BBC iPlayer. Doctor Who Extra is much more than a ‘making of’ show, following Peter Capaldi every step of the way throughout the creation of his first season as the Doctor. … Continue reading

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