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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

The original Jamie joins Starz’ Outlander

Jamie’s awa’ in his time machine again: Frazer Hines, who played Jamie McCrimmon on Doctor Who in the 1960s (pictured with Patrick Troughton as the Doctor), is set to guest star on Outlander, the Starz series inspired in part by the character he played. There were rumours last week that Hines had been spotted being … Continue reading

BBC confirm titles and writers for Doctor Who Series 8

The official list of titles, authors and directors for Doctor Who series 8 has been released by the BBC, with a few surprises in the credits. Presumably because of the need to provide continuity on the new Doctor’s characterisation, head writer Steven Moffat is credited or co-credited with all bar one of the first half … Continue reading

Game of Thrones beats Who at Hugo Awards

In an upset at the 2014 Hugo Awards, Doctor Who was beaten by Game of Thrones for the Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form). There were six nominations on the ballot with Who represented on four of them – the 50th anniversary special The Day of the Doctor, and the series 7 closer The Name of … Continue reading

BBC Worldwide cancel live Doctor Who stream from Sydney

BBC Worldwide will no longer be streaming the Q and A from the Sydney premiere of Deep Breath, part of the Doctor Who World Tour. According to the official website, “We’ve listened to your feedback and agree that it’s much more exciting for fans (both at the events and online) if the Q&A session takes … Continue reading

More Vienna, Dark Shadows & Companion Chronicles on the way

As part of their celebrations to mark 15 years since the release of their first Doctor Who story, The Sirens of Time, in 1999, Big Finish has been announcing various new stories for their lines. Returning in February 2015 is Chase Masterson’s bounty hunter Vienna Salvatore in a new box set of adventures. in Series … Continue reading

BBC to live stream Doctor Who Tour Q & As (updated)

BBC Worldwide has just announced that the Q and A sessions from the Doctor Who World Tour will be streamed live to the Doctor Who YouTube channel over the coming two weeks. The stars of the show Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman as well as Lead Writer and Executive Producer Steven Moffat will be taking part in … Continue reading

Planet 55 clarify situation regarding Doctor Who animation

Australian-based animation company Planet 55 has been the subject of much speculation recently regarding their work on the Doctor Who range, with many commentators expecting them to be currently engaged on animating the two missing episodes of the Patrick Troughton tale, The Underwater Menace. However, this is not the case, as the company issued the following … Continue reading

DWAS Auction for Lambert Plaque

Following the unveiling last week  of a heritage plaque to commemorate the life and career of Verity Lambert, which was celebrated with a free-to-enter screening of An Adventure in Space and Time at Riverside Studios, the Doctor Who Appreciation Society is now running an auction via its eBay site. The auction is to raise funds … Continue reading

New Who makes Entertainment Weekly cover

The new Doctor is set to make an impression on America – or at least, the producers of Entertainment Weekly certainly think so. They’ve given the cover to Peter Capaldi for their August 6th issue, “taking the new TARDIS for a spin” and even hinting at the return of an old foe for the season. … Continue reading

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