Doctor Who

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RIP Anthony Read

Anthony Read, whose genre credits include The Omega Factor and all three series of ITV’s Chocky tales as well as Doctor Who, has died aged 80. Read was script editor for Graham Williams, working with him on the Key to Time season (and stepping in to produce when Williams was ill), co-writing The Invasion of … Continue reading

Moffat sets record straight on Who’s 50th anniversary

Multiple stories have been going the rounds over the years about the reasons for John Hurt joining the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, and showrunner Steven Moffat has finally gone on record with his account of the turbulent preparation of The Day of the Doctor. Talking to Radio Times, Moffat explains how the show morphed from … Continue reading

Win copies of Doctor Who 10 Christmas Specials & Series 9 box sets

It may be too early for some to be thinking about Christmas, but the Doctor is probably dreading it, given how many adversaries he’s faced either on the day itself or who have had some sort of Christmas link… and just to rub it in, the BBC have kindly put all ten of those recent adventures in one … Continue reading

Sci-Fi Bulletin at the Doctor Who Festival

The Doctor Who Festival kicked off in style at the Excel Centre in London on November 13th, and Sci-Fi Bulletin was there in force. Click here to read Nick Joy’s review of the first day seen from the point of view of one of the paying public, and come back to this page over the … Continue reading

American fans get cinema screening for Who Christmas Special

The new Christmas Special, featuring Peter Capaldi and the return of Alex Kingston as River Song to the TV series, will be showing in North American cinemas on 28 and 29 December. The screenings will begin at 7:30 p.m. local time and feature an exclusive interview with Alex Kingston, as well as a 15-minute behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

Win copies of the final classic Doctor Who DVD!

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED The Doctor Who range of classic DVDs is finally complete with the release last week of The Underwater Menace, the Patrick Troughton story from which episode 2 was returned a few years ago. And we have three copies courtesy of those lovely people at … Continue reading

Tennant and Tate join Big Finish

Big Finish are adding a second Doctor from the new series to their roster. As well as the series of War Doctor stories featuring John Hurt, Big Finish today announced that David Tennant will be reprising his role. ‘I still remember the sense of joy I had when I heard that David had been asked … Continue reading

K9 vs Omega in Time Quake

The Doctor’s metal mutt is heading for the big screen – where he will encounter a key figure from Time Lord history – according to a report at Doctor Who TV. According to the press release: “Having made his TV debut nearly forty years ago in the 1977 Doctor Who TV serial “The Invisible Enemy” … Continue reading

Doctor Who prizes materialising here!

Puffin is opening out the Doctor Who universe with two new titles this month – Time Lord Fairy Tales and The Dangerous Book of Monsters – and we’ve got sets of books for three lucky winners. On top of that, the prize also includes the latest Doctor Who adventure from BBC Audio, The House of Winter. … Continue reading

RIP HAVOC founder Derek Ware

Derek Ware, the stuntman who worked on multiple Doctor Who stories during the 1960s and 1970s, has died aged 77. His first story was the show’s premiere, An Unearthly Child, in 1963.  Other notable fights in the early black and white era appeared in The Aztecs, The Crusade and The Myth Makers.  He also oversaw the … Continue reading


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