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     The Reign of Terror audio  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Ken
     Dated:  Wednesday, August 17 2005 @ 10:07 AM EDT
     Viewed:  691 times  
    Doctor Who NewsBBC Radio Collection Doctor Who: The Reign of Terror
    set for release.

     Chris Evans Being Urged to Guest Star in Series  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Monday, August 15 2005 @ 12:42 AM EDT
     Viewed:  873 times  
    Doctor Who News

    It is being reported that the former husband of Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Chris Evans is being urged to make a guest appearance in the next series by Doctor Who producers.

    Evans, a radio DJ would be slated to play the Devil in an episode titled, "The Satan Pit" according to reports.

    As stated by unnamed sources to the Daily Star, "We've already got some great celebrities lined up for the next series, but having Chris Evans would be the icing on the cake."

    "Having him as Satan would be a hoot and we're sure he'd relish the role. And we know Billie would find it a giggle."


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    Most Recent Post: 08/18 02:25AM by Anonymous

     MP3 Version of Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 1  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Thursday, August 11 2005 @ 02:02 AM EDT
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    DW: Podshock

    We have produced a MP3 version of our first episode of Doctor Who: Podshock. Although we recommend listening to the AAC format version, for those that want listen to the first episode in as a MP3, you can download this version:

    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 1 (MP3 audio format, 23.3 MB)

    The AAC version of the podcast will give you a better sounding file at the same file size, it will be bookmarkable via iTunes/iPod (iTunes 4.9 or later and latter iPod models). Plus in the near future we hope to move over to the Enhanced Podcast AAC audio format which will offer chapter stops, multiple images, and URL links.


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    Most Recent Post: 08/13 08:33PM by PaulJ

     Doctor Who: Podshock - Premiere Podcast Episode  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Wednesday, August 10 2005 @ 04:32 AM EDT
     Viewed:  2,418 times  
    DW: Podshock

    The Gallifreyan Embassy launches the premiere episode of Doctor Who: Podshock, a new weekly international podcast on Doctor Who. Hosted by Ken Deep and Louis Trapani in the US and James Naughton in the UK. This new internet radio series (a podcast) features discussions, reviews, and news concerning our favourite renegade Timelord, as well as interviews with the cast, crew, and other people connected to the series.

    Subscribe to the podcast today and listen to our debut expanded-length episode.

    Doctor Who: Podshock - RSS Podcast Feed

    You can also listen to Episode 1 directly:

    Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 1. (AAC audio format, 23.6 Mb).


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    Most Recent Post: 08/19 03:57AM by Louis

     BBC's digital radio channel, BBC7 to bring BF audio Doctor Who to the airwaves.  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Ken
     Dated:  Thursday, August 04 2005 @ 10:15 PM EDT
     Viewed:  1,430 times  
    Doctor Who NewsFrom the Big Finish website:
    Big Finish are pleased to announce that a deal has been made with the BBC's digital radio channel, BBC7 to bring a new series of audio Doctor Who to the airwaves.

     Tennant Excited About Working on the Show  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Tuesday, August 02 2005 @ 02:24 AM EDT
     Viewed:  1,016 times  
    Doctor Who News

    As previously reported, shooting has begun on the new Doctor Who stories starting with the 60-minute Christmas special scheduled for later this year.

    Long-time Doctor Who fan, David Tennant filling the shoes of Christopher Eccleston as the latest incarnation of The Doctor is excited about beginning work on the show.

    According to reports, Tennant has stated that work on the series is "pretty daunting" and "the series is so huge."

    He added, "I'm aware of all that but I try to keep it in my back pocket and just get on with the job."

    "It's great - you get to play a Time Lord and have a TARDIS. You can't knock that!"


     Doctor Who Voted BEST British Fantasy TV Show of ALL Time  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Sunday, July 31 2005 @ 04:47 PM EDT
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    Doctor Who News

    According to a report on UTV a poll out today shows that Doctor Who has been voted as best British fantasy TV show of all time!

    "There has always been great affection for Doctor Who. It's a great British institution which has entertained people for generations," said SFX editor Dave Bradley.

    He continued, "The recent series has just introduced a whole new generation to the concept and reignited our love for it."

    "We scanned over 68 years of home-grown shows and this list shows we have some of the best and most talented writers, producers, directors and actors and actresses in the UK."

    Somewhere around 4,000 people took part in the SFX magazine poll.

    See what other shows made it to the list by clicking 'read more' below.


     David Jackson Passes Away  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Ken
     Dated:  Friday, July 29 2005 @ 10:00 PM EDT
     Viewed:  1,099 times  
    General NewsFrom a heart attack at age 71

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    Most Recent Post: 07/30 12:25AM by Louis

     Filming has Begun, Production Photos on the Web  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Friday, July 29 2005 @ 12:35 AM EDT
     Viewed:  949 times  

    Shooting has begun on the Christmas Invasion story due to hit the small screens this December. You can already take a sneak peek at the cast and crew shooting this story with David Tennant as The Doctor and Billie Piper returning as Rose at various sites on the net now. See below ('read more') for inks to sites that contain photos of the new production currently taking place on Doctor Who.


     Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith Returns to Doctor Who!  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Tuesday, July 26 2005 @ 03:25 AM EDT
     Viewed:  2,113 times  

    We can confirm the rumours that Elisabeth Sladen is to be returning to Doctor Who in the next series (season). BBC News is reporting that the character, Sarah Jane who served as a companion for Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker Doctors in the '70s is returning to the show along side of David Tennant (the 10th Doctor) and Billie Piper (Rose Tyler). Elisabeth Sladen originally appeared in the series from 1973 to 1976. She returned as Sarah Jane Smith in both a spin-off pilot K9 and Company as well as the 20th anniversary special The Five Doctors in 1983. Although Sladen will be returning, rest assured that Billie Piper will remain in the entire second series (season) despite rumours stating the contrary.

    Click "read more" (below) to continue...


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    Most Recent Post: 08/02 05:06PM by Louis

     David Tennant Nominated for Most Stylish Scot  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Sunday, July 24 2005 @ 01:41 PM EDT
     Viewed:  1,071 times  

    David Tennant (the 10th Doctor) has made it to the shortlist of nominees for the Most Stylish Male in Scotland. Today, Scotland on Sunday (scotsman.com) is reporting that Tennant is in line to be named Most Stylish Male, a new category added this year along with Ewan McGregor (Star Wars), Alan Cumming, and Dougray Scott. The awards will be presented on September 30th and are sponsored by Glasgow City Council, the Glasgow: Scotland with Style campaign, and champagne company Mot & Chandon. In addition to the previous four mentioned, Jamie Byng and Dougie Anderson are also nominated.

    For the complete story, see Scotland on Sunday - Top Scots put on the style for new awards


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    Most Recent Post: 10/01 10:25PM by Louis

     I'm really tired of these "Fannies"  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Ken
     Dated:  Thursday, July 21 2005 @ 08:33 PM EDT
     Viewed:  1,830 times  
    Editorials You know, I'm getting really tired of these so called fannies. OK, they're not called fannies, thats what I call them. They pop up in the sci-fi world whenever something new comes down the pipe. You know the type: "I dont like the new Doctor", "I hate the new Battlestar Galactica", "Jar Jar ruined Star Wars", "Star Trek: The Next Gen wont be as good as the original" On and on.
    Science fiction fans consider themselves open minded and foward thinking. Really? Prove it.
    Why hate the thing you love? Sit back and be glad 2005 turned out to be the best year for sci-fi/fantasy films and TV since the early 80's.
    The same people wearing "Classic Trek" t-shirts (remember those?) are the ones forking over money to keep Enterprise on the air.
    Now I read that David Tennant is getting flack from so-called fans unhappy with his choice for Doctor #10. Are you kidding me? Again? Did we NOT learn our lesson? No one has seen him as the Doctor for more than a minute. Russell T. Davies gives me no reason to doubt him. This new series is near perfect. His casting excellent. Yet, here we go again.... Fannies. Didn't you torture J-NT enough? Get over youself. Open your mind, be glad the show has returned. If RTD needs your help, he'll ask. As for me, he won't call me. Come to think of it, he won't call you either!

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     John Barrowman is Prince Charming and A Few Good Men  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Thursday, July 21 2005 @ 02:22 AM EDT
     Viewed:  1,054 times  
    Doctor Who News

    John Barrowman who has joined The Doctor and Rose in the new Doctor Who 2005 series (season) as Captain Jack has been cast as Prince Charming in a new pantomime version of Cinderella starting on December 9th at London's New Wimbledon Theatre according to BroadwayWorld.com.

    The article also reports that Barrowman will be working along side of Rob Lowe in A Few Good Men which will start previews in August in the West End.

    For the complete story see here: Barrowman Stars in London Cinderella Pantomime in Dec.


     Tennant: "...Hopefully I won't disappoint people."  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Thursday, July 21 2005 @ 01:30 AM EDT
     Viewed:  876 times  
    Doctor Who News

    The Mirror.co.uk is running an article today concerning "backlash" that David Tennant felt he faced after it was announced he would replace Christopher Eccleston as the tenth Doctor.

    "I know everybody loved Chris and so did I, but hopefully I won't disappoint people," Tennant stated according to this article. He was dismayed when he read some of the negative fan reactions posted to the BBC site concerning his casting in the role. He laughs off the criticism, but admits that it will be tough to follow Eccleston. He's also looking forward to confronting the Daleks, but is unsure if they will be appearing next year.

    Read the complete article here: DR WHO DAVID: I FACED A BACKLASH


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    Most Recent Post: 07/23 04:37AM by Louis

     James Doohan ("Scotty") 1920-2005  View Printable Version  
     Author:  Louis
     Dated:  Wednesday, July 20 2005 @ 02:36 PM EDT
     Viewed:  1,279 times  
    General News

    We are sad to report that James Doohan has died today at 5:30 AM PDT at his home in Redmond, Washington. Doohan best known around the world as "Scotty" from the original Star Trek television series and films. The cause of death is stated as pneumonia and Alzheimer's disease. The multitalented actor could perform various different accents including that of Montgomery Scott ("Scotty") Chief Engineer onboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. He had been appearing at conventions regularly until his diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease when he cut down his appearances, his last appearance was last July. He was 85.

    For more information, see the CNN story: James Doohan, 'Star Trek's' Scotty, dead


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