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Doctor Who’s Deep Breath to blow through cinemas

Deep Breath, the premiere episode of Doctor Who’s eighth season, will be shown in cinemas worldwide, BBC Worldwide announced on July 25. Steven Moffat commented, “Last November the Doctor didn’t just conquer the world on television, he did it in the cinemas too. And like the show-off he is, he can’t resist another go – … Continue reading

Big Finish to adapt Russell T Davies’ Who novel

Damaged Goods, Russell T Davies’ first official story for the Doctor Who universe, is coming to Big Finish. The two-hour adaptation has been penned by Jonathan Morris, and will be released in August 2015. ‘I’ve always been a huge fan of Big Finish, since long before I took the big chair on Doctor Who. And … Continue reading

BBC Worldwide update on Who leaks

With confirmation today that there will be an official screening of the opening episode of Series 8 as part of the BFI’s Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder series on August 7th (tickets will be available via ballot), BBC Worldwide has issued an update about the leak of the material, confirming that rather more was … Continue reading

Full Doctor Who Series 8 trailer launched (video)

“I’m the Doctor – I’ve lived for over 2000 years,” Peter Capaldi’s incarnation of the Time Lord says in the first full length trailer for Series 8 which was shown during the half time interval of the World Cup Final on July 13. Short snippets from many episodes are included, and a focus on the … Continue reading

More Doctor Who leaks!

When the five scripts for the start of Doctor Who’s Series 8 leaked onto the internet earlier this week, it was understood that the actual episodes themselves had not been taken. Unfortunately, that has proved not to be the case. Cropped, black and white, unfinished copies of Deep Breath (and possibly the second episode as … Continue reading

Sanjeev Bhaskar cast in Doctor Who Series 8 finale (updated)

Comedian and actor Sanjeev Bhaskar is joining in the Doctor’s final battle of series 8, it has just been announced. Bhaskar, who recently was seen in a reunion episode of his comedy series Goodness Gracious Me, will play a character who comes to the Doctor’s aid, according to Steven Moffat.  “I’m completely thrilled that Sanjeev Bhaskar … Continue reading

Doctor Who scripts leak online!

Scripts for the first episodes of the new series of Doctor Who have leaked online. The scripts were sent to the BBC’s office in Miami for translation, in preparation for the global premiere of the series on August 23rd, but were leaked. The BBC issued a statement via Radio Times: “BBC Worldwide is currently investigating a … Continue reading

DWAS celebrate the life of Doctor Who’s first producer

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society is holding a special event on Wednesday July 23rd to celebrate the unveiling of a plaque dedicated to Doctor Who‘s first producer, Verity Lambert. The blue heritage plaque will be on display at Riverside Studios, where many early episodes of Doctor Who were recorded, until the venue closes for development in the … Continue reading

Frank Cottrell Boyce penning Doctor Who series 8 episode

After a couple of days of rumours, it has now been confirmed that award winning children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce – whose work also includes 24 Hour Party People – will be writing an episode of Doctor Who’s eighth series. Cottrell Boyce’s episode will feature a cast of child actors including Harley Bird, the voice … Continue reading

“Brilliant, Scottish and tiny bit Satanic” guest star for Doctor Who (updated)

Green Wing and Bad Education’s Michelle Gomez is joining the eighth series of Doctor Who playing a character called the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere. Little is known about the character – the BBC don’t even state which episode she is appearing in – beyond the fact she is appearing with the Cybermen (if an on-set … Continue reading

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