Doctor Who

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BBC release Doctor Who officially on BitTorrent

The BBC are allowing legal downloads of Doctor Who via BitTorrent. Titled “A Decade of the Doctor”, the package costs $12 and includes a set of representative episodes from the rebooted show’s first ten years. An introduction by Peter Capaldi and a preview of Rose are free, but the full package includes Rose, The Empty Child … Continue reading

Arthur Darvill joins CW’s superhero team-up show

Arthur Darvill, best-known to genre fans for his role as Rory in the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who, has signed up to play Rip Hunter in the CW’s new superhero team-up show spun-off from Arrow and The Flash. He’s not fully escaping his time travelling past: Hunter is also a wanderer in the fourth dimension, … Continue reading

Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams joins Who series 9

Maisie Williams will be making a guest starring appearance in the ninth series of Doctor Who. Renowned for her role as Arya Stark in the international fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, Williams said: “I’m so excited to be working on Doctor Who as it’s such a big and important part of British culture. I … Continue reading

Big Finish’s Virgin Novel Adaptations expand

Following their adaptations of various key novels in the Virgin New and Missing Adventures ranges, Big Finish have announced a series of further dramatisations to come in the next few months. In December 2015, Doctor Who: Theatre of War, written and adapted by Justin Richards, sees the Seventh Doctor, Ace (Sophie Aldred) and Bernice Summerfield … Continue reading

Meet the Eighth Doctor’s latest enemy

In November 2015 the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) and his companion Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) will head into a brand new era of Doctor Who, as the TARDIS is recalled to Gallifrey by the Time Lords. And they will be battling a new foe known only as The Eleven… Doom Coalition is an epic saga … Continue reading

Big Finish’s licence renewed to 2020!

Big Finish’s licence to produce audio adventures based on Doctor Who has been renewed by the BBC until 2020, it was announced today. ‘Last year saw Big Finish celebrate 15 years of producing new Doctor Who audio drama,’ executive producer Jason-Haigh Ellery notes. ‘A fantastic milestone for our company. I am delighted to be able … Continue reading

Strangeness in Space with Sophie Aldred, Trev & Simon

Doctor Who and Tree Fu Tom star Sophie Aldred has teamed up with comedy duo Trev and Simon for a new audio series, Strangeness in Space. Described as “a new fan-funded comedy sci-fi audio adventure for kids from 8 to 80, and beyond”, Strangeness in Space asks what would happen if Sophie, the manager of … Continue reading

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


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