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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 07 March 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:33am


A mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian...


[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 07 March 2014" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 07 March 2014A mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian...

Storified by David Lewis· Fri, Mar 07 2014 07:31:18

Today's Featured Picturethe angels take manhattanby ch4rlottenoi...tardisnewsdeskWhovian NewsDoctor Who to be part of Radio 4 Character Invasion Day as Cardiff studio opens doors to the public for special effects masterclassDoctor Who fans lucky (or determined) enough to be in Cardiff on Saturday 29 March, will be able to take part in a special effects workshop as the BBC studio where the series is filmed opens its doors to the public.Series 8: Episode 4 & 5 Writers ConfirmedJourney to the Centre of the TARDIS writer joins Steven Moffat.Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi's first episode thrilling, says Mark GatissMark Gatiss has promised an "exciting" and "disturbing" debut for Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who. Speaking to Digital Spy at the London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard 40th Anniversary Gala last night, Gatiss spoke about writing for Doctor Who series eight. "Peter has a very different energy to Matt Smith and to David Tennant," he said.Doctor Who Legacy welcomed to Kindle by First Doctor and Captain JackPermalink Tags: Doctor Who Legacy, First Doctor, Captain Jack, Featured, Games The hugely successful, free-to-play game, Doctor Who Legacy has launched on Amazon's Appstore for Kindle, as well as revealing a host of new characters. A Facebook version of Legacy - playable in your web browser - has also been announced for later in March.Doctor Who News: Fannual published for Peter Cushing's DoctorAn annual devoted to the film version of the Doctor as played by Peter Cushing has been created by fans.'Dr. Who' inspires innovative work space at Westport Library's MakerSpaceA "Doctor Who" time-traveling phone booth -- a "tardis" -- was part of the inspiration for the latest creation to come out of the Westport Library's MakerSpace and, in this case, an effort to respond to the changing needs of the library itself.'Gay' Daleks invade Sydney to exterminate anti-gay hate'Gay' Daleks will be invading Sydney Mardi Gras in order to exterminate homophobia. A lesbian couple of 25 years, Kathy Sant and Jenny Mann, made three hot-pink Daleks and other props for a float in their house and backyard in Marrickville, Sydney.Wave of LEGO Doctor Who ideas hit CuusooFollows Cuusoo lifting its ban on ideas based on the hit sci-fi show. Last month saw LEGO Cuusoo lift its ban on Doctor Who LEGO ideas, and the site has now welcomed a flood of projects based on the hit show.North Devon Dalek gains fame in MuddifordA full-scale Dalek has appeared outside a cottage in Muddiford, attracting the attention of Dr Who enthusiasts across the county. Phil Stroud, 65, built the Dalek seven years ago as a project with Barnstaple Youth House and as an avid Dr Who fan celebrated the 50th anniversary by putting the character on display.Doctor Who: Reece Shearsmith star would ''love to be a baddie''The actor reveals he wants to play a villain in the hit sci-fi show - but worries people would think pal Mark Gatiss had given him the part Reece Shearsmith, star of the League of Gentlemen, has revealed he would like a part in Doctor Who, but doesn't want people to think he got it because of Mark Gatiss.Whovian ExtrasDoctor Who: Peter Capaldi chats to two young fans and convinces them he'll make a good DoctorChange can be scary. But it can be especially scary when you're a child. And when, suddenly, your very own comfortable, comforting raggedy man disappears, to be replaced by an older model with a different face and a different voice. You need reassurance.Doctor Who News: Bournemouth police box takes shapeA TARDIS-style police box aimed at cutting crime and anti-social behaviour in Bournemouth as well as acting as a tourist attraction is nearing completion. As previously reported, police in Boscombe wanted to reintroduce police boxes, and a councillor has been calling for their return for a number of years.In Print Comic: IN PRINT EPISODE 70That's 'Paradox Now' done. For now at any rate. There's still a few unanswered questions and that's not accidental. Feel free to speculate in the comments section. The next few arcs drawn by Jim are considerably shorter, but will still help set the stage for the coming year.Top Five References in Doctor WhoGuest contributor Mark White picks some of his top in-jokes and references.The Poetry of 'Doctor Who'Poetry has come to play a large part in the way Doctor Who tells a story. If, for example, you wish to add an unsettling undercurrent to a cosy situation, why not have some children recited an eerily specific poem in a spooky way? Or sing a little song with dark lyrics?DIY LED light-up Tardis Fascinator hatFor the original design, I made the base out of copper sheeting and outlined it with copper wire, but it would be much easier to use plastic for the base. Cut an oval out of your plastic. Make small cuts on two sides (see the second image) and hot glue them together to create a slight concave shape.KpopStarzAs "Doctor Who" season 8 continues filming with its relatively new cast, some popular alums are getting quite the support for their own spin-off series. Whovians know that it's been a longstanding desire to see the return of Jack Harkness (played by John Barrowman) after "Torchwood," and last year Barrowman even supported the idea of a Jack and River Song spin off.Bring Back... the Pure HistoricalsGuest contributor Nick Ferrazza ponders whether it's time for Doctor Who to return to its historical roots.Farage 'turned down' Doctor Who role over requirement to be nice to aliensUKIP leader Nigel Farage allegedly turned down the chance to succeed Matt Smith as the latest incarnation of the Doctor, after insisting his version of the Doctor would adopt a zero tolerance attitude to aliens. Actor and 'Sweariest Scot' runner up Peter Capaldi ultimately landed the much coveted role, however reports suggest that he was not the show's first choice.Every Doctor Mew Needs a TARDIS Cat CondoEvery Doctor Mew Needs a TARDIS Cat Condo by Amy Ratcliffe on March 5, 2014 Forget K-9, it's time to meet Kat-9! Cats may not be as helpful as the robotic pup, but they're cute and furry. That counts for something.Time Travel: How It Could Be Experienced in the FutureIntroduction Time travel: it's at the heart and soul of Doctor Who. Over the years, we've seen: temporal paradoxes ( A Christmas Carol), temporal loops ( Blink), 'fixed points in time' ( The Waters of Mars), alternative timelines ( Turn Left), and other kinds of temporal manipulation ( The Girl Who Waited).Doctor Who: Who Was the Longest Serving Companion?The Daleks themselves said in "Asylum of the Daleks" that it was known throughout the universe that The Doctor requires companions in his travels. They didn't know why, but they acknowledged that it was so. He's had dozens, maybe hundreds of them in his running through all of time and space.WhoTubePeter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman2oonn9_qTIS36bCbQAquAAMy girls meet Peter Capaldi ( little Dalek )Peter capaldi and Jenna Coleman talking to myself and my two daughters. My youngest has autism and when matt smith said he was leaving she was worried, because she goes on adventures with doctor who and Clara and she was worried that the new doctor ( Peter ) would not like her and wouldn't want...Recreating the Great War - Doctor Who Confidential - The Family of Blood - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoDavid Tennant transforms into old man - Doctor Who Confidential - The Family of Blood - S3 - BBCdoctorwhoMatt Smith's Final Panel - Full Q&A - The Eleventh Hour - Doctor Who 50th AnniversarydoctorwhoAmy Pond the Pirate - Doctor Who - The Curse of the Black Spot - Series 6 - BBCdoctorwhoTimey Wimey Puppet Show: Gallifrey One 2014 Wrap-UptimeywimeypuppetshowThe Ten Doctors 1 - Re-MasteredbabelcolourThe Ten Doctors 2 - Re-MasteredbabelcolourThe Thirteenth DoctorthehistorynerdsDoctor Who: Legacy - Interview with the composer - Chris HuelsbecktheadiposetvAn Adventure in Space and Time Main TitlesilvascreenrecordsTARDIS sound and light controller improved versionmegawaynedAsk The Doctor — Episode John Hurt — War Doctor Bonus Mini-EpisodenotliterallyBBC iPlayerDoctor Who: Series 5: The Eleventh HourThe new Doctor has 20 minutes to save the world, and only Amy Pond - the girl who waited - can help him. ( R) The new Doctor has 20 minutes to save the world, and only Amy Pond - the girl who waited - can help him. ( R)Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide: Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide - Cutdowns: Part 1Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Time Lord and take an in-depth look at of one of the most intriguing fictional characters ever created. Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman celebrate the 50th anniversary of the space-travelling Time Lord and take an in-depth look at of one of the most intriguing fictional characters ever created.Doctor Who: Series 5: The Beast BelowThe Doctor takes Amy to the distant future, where she finds the mysterious Liz Ten, a Star Whale and all of Britain in a spaceship! ( R) The Doctor takes Amy to the distant future, where she finds the mysterious Liz Ten, a Star Whale and all of Britain in a spaceship!Doctor Who: Series 5: Victory of the DaleksWinston Churchill summons the Doctor to Blitz-torn London, but the Daleks are waiting.BBC Radio 4 - Archive on 4, Sculptress of Sound: The Lost Works of Delia DerbyshireMatthew Sweet celebrates the life and work of composer Delia Derbyshire.Whovian Art, Craft and WhomourDoctor Who Prisoners of Time 10 unpublished colorsRobertHackThey're CominglithrielTwelfth DoctorPatheticMortalSmall Town Time MachineKcie-AikoI'm lost Doctor Who ..PIxEL80400Hello CapalditheOriginalKEADoctor who THE KEEPER OF TRAKEN10kcooperThe Day the Doctor Died by Shoyzz on deviantARTShoyzzImagejneitzelTardisthatswedishoneEvery Day in a Million DaysKinyoLeecatherine tateAkemi183Doctor versus DalekchrisrubenstahlI like the Beatles now. The Beatles are...crispy-gheeSilenceBird-in-the-basementDoctor WhoovesMy Little Pony: Friendship is Magic | Dr Hooves | Tenth Doctor & RoseblogtorDoctor Whooves and Science WoonaLunaboticmodPinkie Pie Says Goodnight - The Front CoverUndead-NiklosWhovian MerchandiseDWM Issue 471Doctor Who MagazineDoctor Who TITANS: Vinyl Figure: 10th Doctor: Gallifrey CollectionCelebrate the world's favourite space-and-time-travelling adventurer with the latest range of TITANS from Titan Entertainment - a multiverse of figures to collect! Our second collection devoted to the 10th Doctor, the Gallifrey Collection features allies such as the 'Next' Doctor Jackson Lake, the immortal Captain Jack Harkness...Doctor Who: When's The Doctor?If you liked looking for the Doctor in Where's the Doctor?, you'll love searching for him as he travels through time. Can you spot the Doctor, Clara, Amy and Rory in places like the ancient Greek Olympics, Parallel Earth and Victorian London? This paperback edition comes with five new monster-packed scenes!Whoogle's Little Shop - The Doctor Who's Who: The Story Behind Every Face of the Iconic Time Lord (Dr Who)Product Description Good: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine may show signs of wear.NewsThis month's story in The Listeners is a quirky main range classic featuring Maureen O'Brien in her first Big Finish role: it's Doctor Who: Year of the Pig. Starring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Nicola Bryant as Peri, Doctor Who: Year of the Pig also finds Maureen O'Brien (Vicki alongside William Hartnell's First Doctor) making her first foray into the Big Finish world.NewsA new pricing scheme comes into effect today on our main Doctor Who range, with a subscription offering a tremendous 30% off! Yes, it's now 30% less to subscribe than to buy a CD or download individually, so to take advantage of the offer, head over to the main range page now!Issue 61 - Vortex - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.NewsBernice Summerfield - the Seventh Doctor's companion who made her debut in the Doctor Who: The New Adventures novels - will return in new audio adventures from Big Finish this year. And this time Benny (Lisa Bowerman) isn't travelling alone - she's joined by the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) and Ace (Sophie Aldred).Doctor Who Online - News & Reviews - The Web Of Fear DVD Release Breaks 1st Week Sales RecordDoctor Who: The Web of Fear is the biggest selling classic Doctor Who title in its first week of sales in the UK, BBC Worldwide confirmed today. Approximately 15,000 copies were sold in that period, as The Web of Fear replaced Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World at the top of the week one classic Doctor Who charts.Whovian ReviewsDoctor Who Wesco Talking Dalek Alarm Clockstylin1Doctor Who 2014 Series 7 3.75 Inch Scale Zygon Figure Reviewcharlieclaridge100Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #830: The Mad Woman in the Attic Part 2"The universe is full of nightmares and you make fake ones." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.23 2009. IN THIS ONE... Our friends help Eve to her Ship, K9's back as regular, and Rani's bad future comes to pass and is undone. REVIEW: On the one hand, I appreciate the fact they've attempted a story without any villains.TARDIS MusingsIn which the Doctor makes a mysterious rendezvous with a massive spacecraft. He leaves Leela in the TARDIS with K9, and disables the scanner to prevent her from seeing what he is up to. On his return, he refuses to tell her what he is up to, and sets the co-ordinates for Gallifrey.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #831: The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith Part 1"Nobody over 22 should be doing that in public actually at all." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.29 2009. IN THIS ONE... Sarah Jane meets the man of her dreams, so of course, he's a pawn of the Trickster.Philip Sandifer: Writer: I Couldn't Save Any Of Them (The Waters of Mars)It's November 15, 2009. The charts have changed, but little else has. The Black Eyed Peas are at number one now with "Meet Me Halfway," with Cheryl Cole, Ke$ha, and Britney Spears also charting.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #832: The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith Part 2"The Trickster doesn't want us helping Sarah, so he's separated us, trapped us in two different seconds." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.30 2009. IN THIS ONE... The kids help the Doctor stop the Trickster and Sarah Jane must give up her love.An Adventure in Space and Time Soundtrack ReviewIn preparation for this review, I had the pleasure of re-watching An Adventure in Space and Time a couple of weeks back. As an emotional, often hilarious depiction of the team of wonderful and unlikely people who started Doctor Who, it remains my favourite BBC movie of all time - and thus entirely warrants a score to fit that demanding bill.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #833: The Eternity Trap Part 1"I bet he made a mean balloon giraffe at kids' parties." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.5 2009. IN THIS ONE... The team gets up to some ghost-breaking in a house haunted by a 17th-century alchemist.Doctor Who News - Reviews: Gallifrey VGallifrey V Produced by Big Finish Written by James Peaty, Una McCormack and David Llewellyn Directed by Gary Russell Released: February 2013 Gallifrey V has all the makings of a classic Big Finish drama.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #834: The Eternity Trap Part 2"I have fought the worst things from the darkest corners of the universe. You don't stand a ghost of a chance!" TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.6 2009. IN THIS ONE... The team's final battle with Erasmus Darkening to hopefully free the ghosts.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Time Can Be Rewritten Final: The Day of the DoctorWhich makes it all the stranger that he doesn't. Even before time was rewritten, of course, this was true. Davies deliberately inserts a gap between The Waters of Mars and The End of Time, even opting to develop the running Queen Elizabeth I joke within it.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #835: Mona Lisa's Revenge Part 1"Everything comes down to maths." "See, not art. Art is in the soul. You don't think it, you feel it." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.12 2009. IN THIS ONE... The Mona Lisa walks out of her painting and she's a gun-totting alien with a Northern accent. (Other planets really do have a North.)Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside The Government: The GiftLast War in Albion will be up tomorrow. It's November 19 th, 2009. The charts haven't changed. STS-129, the third-from-last flight of the Space Shuttle Atlantis, launches. Barack Obama makes an international trip to China. The Original of Laura, an unfinished novel by Nabokov, is published over his wish that it be burnt upon his death.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #836: Mona Lisa's Revenge Part 2"I know art is subjective, but I think she looks as pretty as a picture." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.13 2009. IN THIS ONE... The kids fight paintings come to life to get Sarah Jane back. REVIEW: There are some clever bits in Part 2 just as there was in Part 1, but the modern-speak Northerner Mona Lisa is still a problem for me.Hello Tweetie15,000 units of the The Web of Fear sold in its first week. A new classic #DoctorWho record! > http://t.co/FpPzqx5x5s http://t.co/q3OvJfGbs8Classic Doctor WhoWriter Brian Hayles was born on this day in 1931. Here’s a clip featuring his famous creations, the Ice Warriors: http://t.co/X6jWoowpeJDoctor Who OfficialTake part in our survey and win £250 of digital releases. https://t.co/DlBZQ9CMTiBig FinishWhat came first? The #tardis or the #timelord ? Lol! https://t.co/XX5iHismrDYee Jee TsoWhy not check out my website to see where I'll be this year…?http://t.co/ZWGGdXw5xITerry MolloyOuterspace FacebookLook who’s landed in the Doctor Who: Legacy game! Not only that, but the First Doctor will also be making his first appearance in the game's storyline. More info on doctorwho.tv >> http://bbc.in/1nmtSBw #DoctorWho: Legacy is available for free on iOS, Android and now the Amazon Kindle too. Facebook version coming soon!Doctor WhoDont BlinkHad a quick stroll around the BBC props store earlier, the place is a Doctor Who gold mine.Rubbertoe ReplicasAn illustration for the Big Finish Productions audio drama, Spare Parts.Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsParenting. . . . . You're doing it right!Matt Savages Digital paintingThere must be trouble in Skyrim, if the Doctor is turning up ~ Gazz~*Soufflé Girl*~Doctor Who's Souffle GirlDoctor Who Cos PlayU.N.I.T. Trooper cosplay British Sci-Fi WeekenmasimageU.N.I.T. Trooper at British Sci-Fi Weekend 2014masimageU.N.I.T. vehicle at the NSC 2014 (3)masimageU.N.I.T. v CybermanmasimageSo many Doctors.....masimageThe Doctor, Rose and K9masimageThe Brigadeer and the TARDISmasimageMiss Hartigan and her Cybergang (2)masimageMini Matt SmithmasimageBritish Sci-Fi Weekend National Space Centre 2masimageNot the Beatles, The Who(vians) Quentin Sallon as Ten, Lauréa Giragira Cosplay as Rose Tyler, Maïden Hamsi as Eleven, and The Impossible Leaf - Cosplay as Clara OswaldAel Le FurDoctor Who, steampunk costumes at WSU's Mardi GrasOGDEN -- The closing night Mardi Gras reception for Weber State's costume art exhibit wasn't the biggest draw at the university Tuesday night. That honor went to Shen Yun, a performing troupe that took the stage at WSU's Browning Center in a theater built to seat more than 1,700.Whovian EventsWHO AT THE HILBRE - A SCI FI CONVENTION 2014goldmisterDoctor Who guests at MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia | TARDIS NEWS on WordPress.comWho's coming to Brum? The MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia show will be welcoming whole host of sci-fi special guests when it returns to the NEC on 22-23 March - and amongst them will be a Tardis-full of Doctor Who stars! These include Louise Jameson, who played Leela, the barbarian companion of Doctor Who's...'My Dalek Has a Puncture' UK TOUR 2014cgzx2gBRBKrsbU7TJIhawgCostumed science-fiction fans descend on Cardiff to enjoy Comic ConThe hugely popular Cardiff Film and Comic Convention continues tomorrow with stars such as Torchwood's Eve Myles and Doctor Who's Paul McGann meeting fans Sci-fi fanatics dressed as their favourite fictional heroes for the day as part of the hugely popular Cardiff Film and Comic Convention.Doctor Who Star Cancels Australian AppearancesYesterday's Whoniverse convention scheduled for Sydney was cancelled just days before the event was set to go ahead. Hub Productions, promoters of Whoniverse, revealed they decided to cancel the entire...Newcastle Film & Comic Con - Movie Stars and Memorabilia at Metro Radio Arena ArenaNewcastle Film and Comic Con is our new show and we will be taking over the Metro Radio Arena. Taking place over the weekend of Saturday 8th and Sunday the 9th of March, Newcastle Film and Comic Con promises to bring you some of your favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics as well as a whole host of fun activities including photo shoots, panels, autograph sessions and hundreds of stalls full of TV and Film memorabilia to browse.The Texas International Comic ConventionComicpalooza is Texas' very own International comic convention held in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center.Torchwood actor and writer confirmed for Comic Con Sci-Fi ScarboroughActor Kai Owen and writer Joe Lidster confirmed for Comic Con Sci-Fi Scarborough 8:33am Wednesday 5th March 2014 in In brief Comic Con Sci-Fi Scarborough AN ACTOR and a writer from the Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood are the latest names to be announced for Scarborough's sci-fi convention next month.New Event Celebrates Doctor Who's Radiophonic WorkshopA special one-day event is set to celebrate electronic music pioneers the Radiophonic Workshop, the creative team best known for the unearthly power of the original Doctor Who theme. The event will take place at the University of Chichester on 11 April 2014, with original Workshop members Peter Howell, Roger Limb, Dick Mills, Paddy Kingsland and archivist Mark Ayres in attendance.Outside the TARDISOculus Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Karen Gillan Horror Movie HDmovieclipstrailersDoctor Who's longest-serving director and Top of the Pops disc spinnerOur regular column covering the passing of significant - but lesser reported - people of the past month. Chris Barry was the longest serving director of the original series of Doctor Who and one of only three directors to work with the all of the first four doctors.Doctor Who and Time Team cameraman 'forged his wife's signature on mortgage documents to pay off £59,000 he spent on camera gear ... then left her'Huw Talfryn Walters is accused of three charges of fraud Cardiff Crown Court heard the 50-year-old spent £59,000 on camera gear Freelance cameraman forged wife Helen Bowen's signature to secure the money from the couple's joint mortgage on their family home He then ended their 14-year marriage telling her 'I'mDoctor Who News: BBC Three to cease broadcastingThe BBC has confirmed that the digital channel BBC Three will move to become an online only channel in the Autumn of 2015. BBC Three has been the home of Doctor Who repeats since the series returned in 2005. It was the channel behind Doctor Who Confidential and the spin off series Torchwood debuted on the channel.Whovians in Second LifeSecond Life is a virtual role playing world, and has lots of fan based regions including Doctor Who, plus I have my own sim called Paradox Island.Waiting to land...whoinslParadox Island - A Second Life Adventure: Whats new in Paradox for MarchParadox Island is a role-playing sim for popular fantasy time-travel fans - a constantly changing world set in a "paradox bubble," with different time zones and various anomalies. What - or who - will you discover?Life on Mars Visit locationwhoinslPodcast and Audio Round-upWarning some podcast may not be suitable for children.The Infinity Archives Episode #001 by The Infinity ArchivesWill and Gareth finally review The Time of the Doctor, look at some news and discuss Matt Smith. Also Welsh Terry and The Time Weevil show up to provide facts on Colin Bakers appetite on The Twin Dilemma and the Weevil shows up to bring exclusive Information on Series 8.2MTL 339: DOCTOR WHO's Annual Checkup with Keith Topping and Jason Snell (Time Dilation)Download it! In this Time-Dialated, Gallifrey One-facilitated interview show, two popular media observers with impeccable DOCTOR WHO credentials - Yer Actual Keith Telly Topping and The Incomparable's Jason Snell - help me look outside the fishbowl to see just how well our favorite television series is doing in the wider world of SF fans and TV viewers.The Impossible GirlsWe're back with a lot of stuff to talk about! There's a new supporting character on DW, Kara and Ary recount their experiences from Dallas Comic Con, and we continue our companion discussions with the most important woman in all of creation, Donna Noble.&n...Stories From The Vortex: A Doctor Who Audio Adventures PodcastThis episode finds Matthew Kresal, Mary Lang and Robert Haynes reviewing Red Dawn and Frozen Time which both feature the Ice Warriors. Topics discussed include how well utilized the Martian reptiles are in each story, the derivative nature of Red Dawn and that old favorite: accents and the quality of them.Staggering Stories Podcast " Blog Archive " Staggering Stories Podcast #179: Cardinal SinPodcast: Download (Duration: 1:36:40 - 55.4MB) Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Fake Keith, Jean Riddler, The Real Keith Dunn and Scott Fuller discuss 'What makes a Doctor Who companion', review the BBC's new series 'The Musketeers', find some general news and a variety of other stuff, specifically: 00:00 - Intro and theme tune.Who's He? PodcastThe Who's He? Podcast - A ramshackle podcast dedicated to Doctor Who hosted by 2 (sometimes 3) Who fans who attempt to educate, entertain with reviews of Doctor in it's TV, audio and written formats with random audio commentaries on classic Who stories.Doctor Who: Radio Free SkaroA commentary for the classic Doctor Who story "The Sontaran Experiment", plus news and discussion.Episode 87 : The Curse of the Black SpotPirates, the High Seas, Swashbuckling and Walking the Plank, The Curse of the Black Spot has it all yet doesn't quite come through with a great story to go along with it. Instead we have The Doctor being wrong most of the time, an alien EMH, Rory dying (yet again) and Amy seeing faces in the wall.Doctor Who: The Sonic Toolbox : Episode 123: Trying Not To Step On The CockatielsEDIT_HERE8: The Caves of Androzani, or Change, my dearJames and Kevin take a conversational journey through the 1984 serial once voted the best Doctor Who of all time and Peter Davison's swansong. How will they rate it? Listen & find out!Doctor Who: Podshock 297 - Classic Interview with Colin Baker, News, Feedback, and MoreDoctor Who: Podshock - Episode 297 Running Time: 1:10:31 We have a classic interview with Colin Baker (the 6th Doctor) from July 1985 in New Orleans (courtesy of Chuck Rabb) in which he speaks of his costume, the hiatus, sky diving, and more, plus Doctor Who news, feedback, A Wild Endeavor, and more.Gallifrey Public Radio - A Doctor Who PodcastWe've all got that one weird uncle that no one really understands, but you can't help but love. The Doctor has an unabashed love for all humankind, but there are a select few that can claim a closer relationship with him.Mutter's Spiral2 weeks and one nasty case of the BPP later, MUTTER'S SPIRAL Podcast is finally back to talk about the 2014 Gallifrey One - the 25th annual extravaganza! John (once again healthy) and Will discuss cosplaying for the first time, all of the great friends they spent time with and the various great moments of...Doctor Who: Toby Hadoke's Who's Round 45 (March #01) - Podcasts - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.VerityPodcast.comRemember how much fun we had at the Chicago TARDIS live show when we let the audience pick the topics we'd talk about? It didn't seem fair that we couldn't all participate, so we saved the last few topics for the rest of the gang! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Tansy as we clean up...Blue Box Podcast - Episode 95 : Season 14Blue Box Podcast - Episode 95 : Season 14Episode 166 - Reoccurring Characters - Traveling the VortexIn this week's show we have a lot of news to react to, including the announcement of Samuel Anderson joining Doctor Who Series 8. Also, some speculation of the possibility of new things on the horizon in the toy building world. But, what would a show be without a few reviews.Doctor Who: The Memory Cheats : The Memory Cheats #104A Doctor Who review podcast featuring Josh (Doctor Who: Mostly Harmless Cutaway) and Steven (Radio Free Skaro) and their immediate reactions to randomly selected Doctor Who stories.The Oncoming Storm : The Oncoming Storm Ep 94: Gallifrey Seaon 1 - High Collared PoliticsA Doctor Who Spinoff Media Podcast. Brought to you by Mad Norwegian's Josh Wilson and Timegate's Ashley Raburn, along with Sacha Dzuba and Rachel Stewart, The Oncoming Storm exists to inform you about the best and brightest books, audios, comics, and etc from the Doctor Who universe!Whovian Spoilers, Set Reports and SpeculationsBeware of spoilers and rumours ahead that may ruin your enjoyment of the new series.Doctor Who Series 8 (2014): What We Know UPDATEA compilation article of everything we know about Doctor Who Series 8 so far. This will be continually updated as more info emerges over the coming months until broadcast. Note: This post may contain some spoilers. Spoilerphobes read at your own risk. LAST UPDATED: 28 February 2014. Airdate Filming began 6 January 2014.Are we returning to a 1970s Doctor Who?Is Doctor Who taking a turn towards 70s era-style horror? Rob thinks so...

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Doctor Who: Podshock - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 9:36pm

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 297
Running time: 1:10:31

We have a classic interview with Colin Baker from July 1985 in New Orleans (courtesy Chuck Rabb), plus the latest Doctor Who news, your feedback, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani.

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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 28 February 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:11am


A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse...


[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 28 February 2014" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 28 February 2014A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse...

Storified by David Lewis· Fri, Feb 28 2014 07:09:34

The New Companion...BbcBBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Rising Star Joins Doctor Who for Peter Capaldi's First SeriesSamuel Anderson (The History Boys, Gavin & Stacey, Emmerdale) is set to join the cast of Doctor Who as a recurring character in series 8, which will also introduce Peter Capaldi as the Doctor to millions of viewers for the first time. Anderson will play Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School where...Clara Oswald and Danny Pink... Series Eight begins Autumn 2014Doctor Who: Samuel Anderson joins former Emmerdale co-star Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi as the Doctor's new companion Danny PinkJenna Coleman is to be reunited with a former Emmerdale co-star as Samuel Anderson joins the cast of Doctor Who as new companion Danny Pink. Anderson played Ross Kirk in the ITV soap between 2007 and 2009, crossing over with Coleman's stint as Jasmine Thomas.WATCH: Jenna Coleman and 'Doctor Who' Newcomer Samuel Anderson Have Shared the Screen Before!Now that we've all absorbed the news that Samuel Anderson is joining Doctor Who as the teacher Danny Pink, the question of where he came from, and what he's done before becomes paramount. Actually, Samuel has three very notable productions to his credit: The History Boys, Gavin & Stacey, and the long-running soap Emmerdale, where he starred opposite current Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman.Samuel Anderson: Who exactly is Doctor Who's newest star?Samuel Anderson was recently announced as the newest addition to the Doctor Who family. Set to play teacher Danny Pink, Anderson will have a recurring role in the upcoming eighth series of the show, which will also mark Peter Capaldi's debut as the new Doctor.A Few Thoughts On Danny PinkPatrick Kavanagh-Sproull shares some early views on the recent casting of Samuel Anderson.Doctor Who: Is Samuel Anderson Jenna Coleman's new love interest?Clara Oswald will have to get used to a less fresh-faced Time Lord eyeing her across the Tardis console when Doctor Who returns for Peter Capaldi's first series later this year. But if Jenna Coleman's companion does find herself missing Matt Smith's youthful good looks, there's a new recruit who should make the transition a little easier.Whovian News“I’m looking forward to sharing with the world the very exciting journey the new series is taking us on”. Read more about Peter Capaldi’s surprise appearance at BBC Worldwide’s Showcase event on #doctorwho.tv: http://bbc.in/1ecuCqmDoctor WhoPeter Capaldi surprises guests at BBC Worldwide Showcase eventBy Christopher Allen on | Permalink Tags: Twelfth Doctor, Series 8, Featured Hundreds of international TV buyers were dazzled by a surprise appearance from the new Doctor Peter Capaldi at BBC Worldwide's annual Showcase event in Liverpool.Doctor Who fans travel through time to watch 'lost episode' marathonTickets to see the screenings of lost stories Enemy of the World and The Web of Fear were snapped up last week, and the carefully restored episodes were shown to a sold-out crowd. The twelve episodes took a whopping 200 man hours to restore due to scratched prints, with one episode still remaining unfound.Are Doctor Who LEGO sets on the way?A new post from LEGO suggests the licencing problems holding back Doctor Who LEGO sets are no more...Doctor Who US remake would be insane, says Steven MoffatSteven Moffat has suggested that US remakes of his BBC shows would not work. Moffat is the executive producer and head writer on Doctor Who and co-creator of detective drama Sherlock - two of the UK's most successful television exports.Doctor Who episode hunter Philip Morris on the search for lost tapes: "Expect the unexpected"It's a week of celebration for Doctor Who fans as The Web of Fear, the once-lost classic from 1968, is released on BBC DVD. I am overjoyed that my all-time favourite Doctor Who serial, in which second Doctor Patrick Troughton battles the Yeti on the London Underground, miraculously "exists" again after 46 years.Dr Who's 'nemesis' visits BoltonDr Who's 'nemesis' visits Bolton 3:40pm Thursday 27th February 2014 in News By Saiqa Chaudhari, Education reporter A Sontaran, one of the enemies Neill Gorton created for Dr Who IT is not every day that a university lecturer turns one of his students into an alien - but that is what happened when Doctor Who's "nemesis" visited Bolton.Peter Capaldi to film Doctor Who Experience adventureThe Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff will be updated later this year, as Peter Capaldi will be shooting a new adventure for it...Whovian ExtrasDogs dressed as the Doctor Who DoctorWhile we await the return of Doctor Who and the introduction of Peter Capaldi full time, the internet is busy with pictures of dogs dressed as the Doctor (of course). Dogtor Who if you will. In fact, there's a whole Dogtor Who competition going on Tumblr for you to create your own version of a Doctor with the head of a dog.In Print Comic: IN PRINT EPISODE 69Anyone who checks Paul Hanley's dA page on a regular basis will know exactly who this larger than life character is. Although truth be told he wasn't part of the initial script for 'Paradox Now'.Doctor Who: 10 Most Poetic Quotes From The Show"When they made this particular hero, they didn't give him a gun, they gave him a screwdriver to fix things. They didn't give him a tank or a warship or an x-wing fighter, they gave him a call box from which you can call for help.Doctor Who News: Moments in Time: The first Radio Times coverThe latest in our ongoing features on special Doctor Who occasions sees the show accorded a very special publishing honour - but just like the programme itself, it wasn't without wrangles before and after . . .Doctor Who's Biggest Missed Opportunity: A Surprise RegenerationLast year, a guest writer contributed a two-part article which ranked the top ten "missed magic moments" in Doctor Who. I tried predicting what the top five entries would be and figured I had #1 nailed down.Artist Paul Hanley Shows Us 'The Infinite Doctor'We thought there were only 12 Doctors, but with the last few episodes of Doctor Who, we learned that there was a War and a Handy and that they counted as regenerations. How many more of them are there out in the ether? Luckily for us, the brilliant artist...PurpleBlancmangeI've harboured a secret desire to own a 1:6 scale doll of my favourite Doctor, Tom Baker, for a very long time now. Usually I prefer a larger (1:5 or bigger) scale, but 1:6 seems to be the norm in this arena and so obviously I have to go with the flow on that score....Doctor's companionFormer Doctor Who companion Nicola Bryant will be appearing in Dunedin and Christchurch over the next week as part of the Armageddon Expos. James Croot caught up with the English actress who played the sexy American-accented Perpugilliam (Peri) Brown on the show between 1984 and 1986.Doctor Who and Chester Zoo Wedding: Diana & BenWhen my favourite vintage wedding dress shop launched their own, self designed, collection based on vintage styles (but able to be sized up to a Uk size 22!) I was super excited to be able to host an exclusive competition for one of my readers to win one.Ambassadors of Geekdom: Doctor WhoThe Ambassadors of Geekdom: Doctor Who CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS In 2010, Kitsune Books published the first volume of the Mythological Dimensions series, The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who. This was soon followed by the award winning The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman. We were to continue with the Mythological Dimensions series covering other areas of...Norfolk actor on DVD release of Doctor Who story that was missing for decadesDuration: 06:02 Ralph Watson, from North Walsham, tells Paul Hayes about his role in The Web of Fear, a Doctor Who story thought lost from the archives for decades, now being released on DVD. Available since: MondayWhoTubeDoctor Who - The Doctor's Facebook Look Back FilmsmallerpicturesMark Gatiss' Monster Mask - Doctor Who Confidential - The Lazarus Experiment - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoDavid Tennant scary fire stunt - Doctor Who Confidential - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoThe life of John Smith - Doctor Who - Human Nature - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoThe fury of the Timelord - Doctor Who - Human Nature - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoAn Adventure in Space and Time The New DoctorsilvascreenrecordsAn Adventure in Space and Time-The DalekssilvascreenrecordsDoctor Who's Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) Talks & Sings with LindaleebeyondthemarqueeshowThe Love DoctorcreativegCBBC's Chris As Doctor WhodwunreleasedMark Gatiss wants you to subscribe! - Doctor WhodoctorwhoAsk The Doctor — Episode Paul McGannnotliterallyBBC iPlayerAfternoon Drama: Torchwood: The Lost Files: The Devil and Miss CarewAn alien with an aversion to electricity threatens to take Earth back to the dark ages. Martin Jarvis and Juliet Mills join the regular cast for this latest Torchwood adventure by Rupert Laight. When Rhys's elderly Uncle Bryn has a heart attack while listening to the shipping forecast, it seems like another routine death at Ivyday Nursing Home.Doctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: The Crimson HorrorSomething ghastly is afoot in Victorian Yorkshire, as bodies are found with their skin a waxy, glowing red. Something ghastly is afoot in Victorian Yorkshire, as bodies are found with their skin a waxy, glowing red.Doctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: Nightmare in SilverHedgewick's World of Wonders: the perfect theme park day out. And ground zero for a deadly silver resurrection. Hedgewick's World of Wonders: the perfect theme park day out. And ground zero for a deadly silver resurrection.Doctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: The Name of the DoctorThe Doctor has a secret he will take to his grave. And it is discovered...Whovian Art, Craft and WhomourCapaldi CaricaturesnathanyoungerA Steady GazeLeda74TARDIS jump in cavewarbossdilA Spot of TroubleAtlantihero-KyoxeiThe Eternal ArrivesLibrarian-botUrak the Tetrapcoldcase1Dr Who CommissionKaraHemsDoctor WhoovesThe Doctor And DerpyKrisWantedWhovian MerchandiseDoctor Who Monster Collection: Prisoner Of The DaleksThe Daleks are advancing, their empire constantly expanding. The battles rage on across countless solar systems - and the Doctor finds himself stranded on board a starship near the frontline with a group of ruthless bounty hunters. Earth Command will pay these hunters for every Dalek they kill, every eyestalk they bring back as proof.Doctor Who Monster Collection: Sting Of The ZygonsThe TARDIS lands the Doctor and Martha in the Lake District in 1909, where a small village has been terrorised by a giant, scaly monster. The search is on for the elusive 'Beast of Westmorland', and explorers, naturalists and hunters from across the country are descending on the fells.Doctor Who: Monster Collection: ShakedownFor thousands of years the Sontarans and the Rutans have fought a brutal war across the galaxy. Now the Sontarans have a secret plan to destroy the Rutan race - a secret plan the Doctor is racing against time to uncover. Only one Rutan spy knows the Sontarans' plan.Doctor Who Monster Collection: Touched By An Angel'The past is like a foreign country. Nice to visit, but you really wouldn't want to live there.' In 2003, Rebecca Whitaker died in a road accident. Her husband Mark is still grieving. He receives a battered envelope, posted eight years earlier, containing a set of instructions with a simple message: 'You can save her.'Doctor Who Monster Collection: Sands Of TimeThe Doctor is in Victorian London with Nyssa and Tegan - a city shrouded in mystery. When Nyssa is kidnapped in the British Museum, the Doctor and Tegan have to unlock the answers to a series of ancient questions. Their quest leads them across continents and time as an ancient Egyptian prophecy threatens future England.Doctor Who Monster Collection: Illegal AlienThe Blitz is at its height. As the Luftwaffe bomb London, Cody McBride, ex-pat American private eye, sees a sinister silver sphere crash-land. He glimpses something emerging from within. The military dismiss his account of events - the sphere must be a new German secret weapon that has malfunctioned in some way.Samuel West Joins The Seventh Doctor - News - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.DOCTOR WHO PROP 1.1 SCALE 6th DOCTORS SONIC LANCE REPLICADOCTOR WHO PROP 1.1 SCALE 6th DOCTORS SONIC LANCE REPLICA in Collectables, Science Fiction, Doctor Who | eBayDoctor Who News: The Moonbase: animation creditsPup Ltd , the company responsible for the classic Doctor Who range of DVDs over the last few years, have reported that several of the lead creatives involved with the production of the animated episodes of the recently released The Moonbase were absent from the credits due to a technical error.NewsTwo brand new trailers are available to listen to today: Doctor Who - The Fourth Doctor Adventures: Last of the Colophon and Blake's 7 - The Liberator Chronicles: Volume 8! Doctor Who: Last of the Colophon will be released in May. The planet Colophos is a dead world.DOCTOR WHO PROP 1.1 SCALE 'THE POWER OF 3' ALIEN CUBE IN ATTACK MODEDOCTOR WHO PROP 1.1 SCALE 'THE POWER OF 3' ALIEN CUBE IN ATTACK MODE in Collectables, Science Fiction, Doctor Who | eBayWhovian ReviewsDOCTOR WHO Basic Sonic Screwdriver Wave 2 Toy Reviews | Votesaxon07votesaxon07Doctor Who: an inspiring intergalactic concert | The National Business ReviewDoctor Who Symphonic Spectacular New Zealand Festival TSB Bank Arena, Wellington February 22 One of the widely promoted performances for this year's festival was the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular. It was a celebration of fifty years of the science fiction series as well as the music from the series and attracted huge audiences of all ages who gave the show standing ovations.Quite Possibly the Most Important Moment in the History of Doctor WhoThe Doctor has had many epic moments in the 50 years that Doctor Who has been on the air. But this moment featuring Patrick Troughton isn't just one of the most epic, but possibly the most important of all. This is the moment where the Doctor announces his mission to battle evil for the first time.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #823: Children of Earth Day Two"If I can't kill you, I can contain you." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Jul.7 2009. IN THIS ONE... The team escapes Cardiff, Lois and Rhys are drafted, and Jack is sprung from his concrete prison. REVIEW: Things get more and more desperate and the status quo is well out of the window.Review: Doctor Who Symphonic SpectacularREVIEW: Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular TSB Bank Arena, till February 22 Reviewed by Alistair Hughes Arguably, the original Doctor Who was all about sound effects (even the famous theme was a pioneering experiment in electronic acoustics) while the modern, revived show is all about music.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #824: Children of Earth Day Three"Ianto, the world could be ending." "The world's always ending." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Jul.8 2009. IN THIS ONE... Lois brings contact lens cameras into the 456's room during their negotiations for 10% of our children. Torchwood Hub2 is unveiled.5. The Angels Take Manhattan: Amelia's Final FarewellOne of the recurring themes in Amy's story arc is the tension between her choice to follow the Doctor and her relationship with Rory. At one point she seemed to have it all. She could travel with the Doctor alongside her husband. She could play house and still go off on exotic and amazing adventures....Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #825: Children of Earth Day Four"The man who sent me and my friends to die can't die himself." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Jul.9 2009. IN THIS ONE... The plans for giving 10% of the world's children to the 456 are drawn and Torchwood tries and fails to stand up to the aliens. Ianto pays the ultimate price.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: The Wedding of Sarah Jane SmithIt's October 29th, 2009. Cheryl Cole is at number one, with Whitney Houston, Black Eyed Peas, Michael Buble, Jay-Z, and Robbie Williams also charting. In news, Morrissey collapses while performing "This Charming Man" in Swindon. Zine El Abine Ben Ali wins 90% of the votes in Tunisia and a five-year term of office, which seems like a sure bet that he'll be around for ages.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #826: Children of Earth Day Five"There's one thing I always meant to ask Jack. Back in the old days, I wanted to know about that Doctor of his. The man who appears out of nowhere and saves the world. Except sometimes he doesn't. All those times in history when there was no sign of him, I wanted to know why not.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: The Eternity TrapIt's November 5, 2009. Cheryl Cole is at number one with "Fight For This Love," with Michael Buble, Robbie Williams, and two separate songs by the Black Eyed Peas also charting.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #827: Prisoner of the Judoon Part 1"From what I've heard, their methods aren't softly softly." TECHNICAL SPECS: All stories between this one and The Gift Part 2 are available on the Sarah Jane Adventures Season 3 DVD set. First aired Oct.15 2009. IN THIS ONE... A Judoon comes to Earth chasing after a killer alien who can hide inside people.Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular 2014 ReviewK-Ci Williams reviews the recent Doctor Who concert held in New Zealand.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #828: Prisoner of the Judoon Part 2"The only truth of the universe is destruction." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.16 2009. IN THIS ONE... Androvax-Sarah programs nanoforms to build a spaceship and destroy the Earth. REVIEW: The main draw of this story is definitely Lis Sladen's physical performance as Androvax's host. Wow.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Mona Lisa's RevengeIt's November 12, 2009. JLS are at number one with "Everybody in Love," with Ke$ha, Cheryl Cole, Westlife, and Lady Gaga also charting. In news, Hugo Chavez tells Venezuela to "prepare for war" against Colombia, the US House of Representatives passes the first version of the health care law these days more commonly known as Obamacare, and, in a desperate attempt to get a third news item, Willie Bain wins the Glasgow North East by-election.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #829: The Mad Woman in the Attic Part 1"If you had all these friends, if you had such a great life, how did you end up like this?" TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.22 2009. IN THIS ONE... In 2059, an older Rani Chandra lives in Sarah Jane's old attic. In 2009, young Rani meets a telepathic alien girl in an amusement park.Hello TweetieFind out more about Danny and the new series of #DoctorWho at http://t.co/PUBSepLQn5 http://t.co/4CWEzmrPFoDoctor Who OfficialInteresting item from BBC News - Steven Moffat discusses the global appeal of #DoctorWho and #Sherlock at http://t.co/MKbmqasXxIDoctor Who OfficialHappy birthday to #DoctorWho’s brilliant composer, Murray Gold. Here’s one of our favourite pieces written by him: http://t.co/8Z9ETR6zdjDoctor Who OfficialThe War Doctor is waiting for you at the Experience this weekend. Gallifrey stands! #doctorwho http://t.co/7k1eCz2o2TDoctorWhoExperienceI've been told they want to build house 400m from Culloden battlefield !!is nowhere sacred?Frazer HinesFor those that have never been to Culloden ,there is not a sound.....no birdsong at all.Very spooky.Frazer HinesSweet! RT @DoctorWhoReview: I just wanted to share this watercolor I did of the Tardis. Thank you! http://t.co/VCAkpIsggQTerry LightfootTegan made her Doctor Who debut on this day 33 years in Tom Baker's final story, Logopolis!Blogtor WhoOuterspace FacebookIntroducing Danny Pink (played by Samuel Anderson) who'll be popping up as a recurring character in series 8 later this year... Find out more here >> http://bbc.in/1fgv02D #doctorwhoDoctor Who~KatSongWhovians CafeDoctor Who - The DVD Files. 'Flashback' page illustrations. I did these colour artworks from linework by Lee Sullivan. All images ©Tom Connell or my appointeesTom Connell-TorstenThe Matrix of GallifreyTom Baker sculpture. Source: http://thegoodwhovian.tumblr.com/post/77803327881/it-was-tom-bakers-great-jubilee-last-month-so-iDoctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsCrocheted Sontaran (Styre), by: http://ginger-politicat.deviantart.com/Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsTom Baker preparing for a Radio Times photoshoot in November 2003 to mark the show's 40th anniversary.Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsK-1909, the steampunk version of Dr Who's k-9 is rather popular so I sat down and created a poster of him. They are A3 in size and available at http://www.brajjs.com/James Richardson-BrownPaul McGann & Tim McInnerny on location: we've just posted some more photos in the 'McMinister' section of the Gallery here... http://www.ministerofchance.com/#!location-shots/c1l72The Minister of ChanceOh come on, let's face it, you see this an' ya always gonna think this or "moisturise me"... #doctorwho #whovian #ladygagaDirty WHOers~KatSongWhovians CafeThanks to Steve* for sharing his very own animatronic Weeping Angel with us! What talent. *Steve is currently living in 1885.A celebration composition piece of the Hartnell era, by the brilliant Daryl Joyce ( http://harnois75.deviantart.com/) The composition features; The Gunfighters, The Daleks, The Romans, The Crusades, The Daleks' Masterplan, The Chase and Marco Polo.Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic Years Steampunk TARDIS -Dr.Who Cake by JoWieneke of TheLittleCakePatchSteampunkQuality drama? Brilliant acting? Stunning production? NEVER MIND THAT, WE HAVE OUR OWN BEEEEEEEEER!!!! http://www.ministerofchance.com/#!beer/c1nuuThe Minister of ChanceDoctor Who Cos PlayDavid Bradley greets a First Doctor cosplayer at San Diego Comic Con, July 2013. (Photo copyright: Dave Gustav Anderson at http://www.davidgustav.com/)Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsAntonio CarrieroFeeling nostalgic of my very first Amy costume. Plus, I got some great shots with other Doctor Who cosplayers Cosplay: Amy Pond Kissogram Event: CONvergence 2013Lizzie WatersPodcast and Audio Round-upWarning some podcast may not be suitable for children.SNS Online 4.1 - What Katy Did (The Katy Manning Story) by SNS OnlineTo help celebrate 50 years of travel in time and space, ScratchNSniff proudly presents an actress who has featured prominently in a truly golden era of BBC television's 'Doctor Who' - and one of the few who has since returned to the modern Whoniverse as the same character.Doctor Who: Radio Free SkaroBy popular demand, here is the opening video that kicked off our live show at Gallifrey One 2014 in Los Angeles, CA!: Radio Free Skaro 2014 live show openingTim's Take On... : Tim's Take On: Episode 213(DWPA interview Annette Badland at Whoovervile 5)EDIT_HEREDoctor Who: The Krynoid PodCast : 053: The DaemonsDoctor Who: Radio Free SkaroA commentary for The Time of the Doctor, plus news and discussion.VerityPodcast.comHave you ever been curious what four exhausted, happy, giggly Doctor Who podcasters sound like as they approach the end of a truly wonderful convention? Now's your chance to find out! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as they recap their Gallifrey One experiences and marvel at how strange (and fun) it is to record...Episode 165 - Somewhere in Canada: A Gallifrey One Recap - Traveling the VortexTraveling the Vortex - Episode 165 - Somewhere in Canada: A Gallifrey One RecapThe Happiness Patrol: The Gally Blur 2014The Happiness Patrol witnessed it all, all four of us were there this year as well as most of our reporters from other cities...plus Tara and Lela! It was great! AND it was a BLUR! Thank you all for coming out and making it a very memorable Gally!080 - Clothing TimeLike the ebb and flow of the tides, a new Doctor is regularly carried to our television shores. With him comes a number of changes: a new personality, new stories, even new companions, but perhaps most importantly, a new title sequence outfit.Doctor Who: Podshock 296 - The Matt Smith Era Reviewed, News, Feedback, and MoreDoctor Who: Podshock - Episode 296 Running Time: 2:34:42 We review the Matt Smith era, plus Doctor Who news including Samuel Anderson joining the cast, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani , Dave Cooper and This podcast is made possible in part by Podshock Supporting Subscribers and from donations from listeners like you.The 20mb Doctor Who Podcast #209ShadaAdam, Kirby, Robert, Mary and Matthew discuss the various versions of Shada but mainly the VHS constructed issue now available on DVD.We also have feedback, news and this week's general Doctor Who knowledge edition of You Won't Get This One....Gallifrey Public Radio - A Doctor Who PodcastHave you ever had the experience of someone you admire and respect unexpectedly refer to you as a friend? That moment of elation and humility that you are someone they feel close to and can rely on? Now imagine getting that accolade from the Doctor.Doctor Who: The Memory Cheats : The Memory Cheats #103A Doctor Who review podcast featuring Josh (Doctor Who: Mostly Harmless Cutaway) and Steven (Radio Free Skaro) and their immediate reactions to randomly selected Doctor Who stories.Podcast: Doctor Who, Ripper Street, Jonathan Creek, Piers MorganThe RadioTimes.com crew discuss Doctor Who's new companion Samuel Anderson and whether kissing should be allowed on the Tardis. We celebrate the return of Ripper Street to Amazon and the return of Jonathan Creek to BBC1. Plus, do Brits enjoy watching Brits like Piers Morgan fail in America?The Oncoming Storm : The Oncoming Storm Ep 93: NA # 23 - Punk Rock GrrlsA Doctor Who Spinoff Media Podcast. Brought to you by Mad Norwegian's Josh Wilson and Timegate's Ashley Raburn, The Oncoming Storm exists to inform you about the best and brightest books, audios, comics, and etc from the Doctor Who universe!Doctor Who Podcast: DWO WhoCast : DWO Whocast - #315 - Doctor Who PodcastWhovian EventsCelebrating Doctor Who: The Monster CollectionJoin us for monsters! To celebrate BBC Books' 'The Monster Collection', each featuring a classic monster from the Doctor Who series, Forbidden Planet are hosting a signing with authors Trevor Baxendale, Stephen Cole, Terrance Dicks, Jonathan Morris, Justin Richards and Mike Tucker, on Saturday 15th March 1- 2pm at the Forbidden Planet Megastore...Scificollector Event News - Scificollector -Creators of the Merlin & Torchwood Action Figures & Exclusive Doctor Who MerchandiseEVENT AT THE STRAND - THURSDAY MARCH 20th 2014 - 10:30-14:30 TOM BAKER - THE FOURTH DOCTOR Joining us again to commemorate not only his appearance in the 50th Anniversary episode, but his 80th year! OUR SHOP SIGNING DAYS - HOW THEY WORK Put simply, buy a qualifying item on the day in order to meet the guests.Gally 2014 RecapTorchwood stars added to Sci Fi Scarboroughby Joe Dussander, 26 February 2014 Torchwood star Kai Owen and writer Joe Lidster join Sci Fi Scarborough line-up Torchwood star Kai Owen and series writer Joe Lidster - whose credits also include Wizards Vs Aliens , The Sarah Jane Adventures and numerous Big Finish audios - have been confirmed for the debut Sci Fi Scarborough.Comfy Chair:: 8th Doctor Lands at #LIWHO2 this November!LI WHO 2 1st Guest Announcement: the 8th Doctor Paul McGannDoctor Who 'Whoniverse' Convention is CancelledPosted by Luke Halliday on Feb 26, 2014 Some truly unfortunate news for Doctor Who fans in Australia has come in from Hub Productions. Sadly Hub Productions have had to cancel their Whoniverse convention due to a family emergency preventing Matt Smith from making an appearance.GuestsPaul McGann Paul McGann is best known to Doctor Who fans as the Eighth incarnation of our favorite Time Lord. He starred in the 1996 Doctor Who movie, a joint venture by the BBC and Fox Television. The Eighth Doctor's adventures continue thanks to Big Finish Productions audio dramas.Outside the TARDISPeter Capaldi's heavy leather costume - The Musketeers - BBC OnebbcFormer Doctor Who companion joins the cast of Scots indie romcomFormer Doctor Who companion Frazer Hines has joined the cast of a new Scots indie romcom road movie. Hines, who starred as Highlander Jamie McCrimmon alongside Patrick Troughton's Doctor in the 1960s, will appear in Journey Bound. The film that tells the tale of a young lawyer chasing the love of his life through the Scottish Highlands.'The Inspector Chronicles' Is the 'Doctor Who' Spoof Movie Sorta Spun-Off From 'Community'Once upon a time there was a TV show called Community. No, wait, first upon a time there was a TV show called Doctor Who. Then the show Community paid tribute to Doctor Who with a parody version called Inspector Spacetime. Fans liked it so much that they helped in the creation of a web series of Inspector Spacetime.'Doctor Who' Actress Writes WWI NovelWith the centennial anniversary of England's entry into World War I approaching-the U.K. declared war on Germany on Aug. 4, 1914-numerous books and exhibitions commemorating the war are showing up. Of particular interest is Wake , a novel written by actress Anna Hope and published in the U.K.Doctor Who News: Mark Gatiss tours BrazilDoctor Who actor and writer Mark Gatiss will be visiting Brazil in March in a special publicity tour for BBC Worldwide to talk about British drama including his work on Doctor Who and Sherlock Gatiss, who is the co-creator and executive producer of Sherlock which has sold to over 200 territories across the world, has been invited to speak at the prestigious Rio Content Market - an annual industry event for producers, TV content buyers and commissioners in Latin America.Whovians in Second LifeSecond Life is a virtual role playing world, and has lots of fan based regions including Doctor Who, plus I have my own sim called Paradox Island.Paradox Island - A Second Life Adventure: Mars OutpostParadox Island is a role-playing sim for popular fantasy time-travel fans - a constantly changing world set in a "paradox bubble," with different time zones and various anomalies. What - or who - will you discover?Our public consoleThe 'Hurt' TARDIS is back...with added swimming poolStarbase NewsSomething new has arrived at the Space DockNew PompeiiOur ancient section of Roman Pompeii has had a makeoverDaleks in the Waistelandwarning the wasteland has been invaded...UNIT Memoone of the underground tunnels has been blocked by UNIT, all members of the public are aked to keep away.Whovian Spoilers, Set Reports and SpeculationsBeware of spoilers and rumours ahead that may ruin your enjoyment of the new series.Doctor Who series 8 filming - Clara's date; Introducing Danny PinktimeboyyDoctor Who star Peter Capaldi smuggles a hot water bottleBy Danielle Gusmaroli PUBLISHED: 08:41 EST, 26 February 2014 | UPDATED: 08:41 EST, 26 February 2014 Peter Capaldi should be used to the cold given the arctic conditions of his native Glasgow, where winter temperatures have been known to dip to lows of -17C.Jenna Coleman scenemugimoeAnother new Director for Series 8It appears Series 8 will see the debut of another new director for Doctor Who. Paul Wilmshurst is in line to helm an episode (or two, if the pattern remains the same so far). This is according to the CV of the show's Production Designer.between takesmugimoeDoctor Who: Could Peter Capaldi's time aboard the TARDIS as the Doctor last only one series?Richard Beech ponders the rumours that suggest the new Time Lord may not be staying around for too long I've heard the same rumour from plenty of people who are usually 'in the know' on such matters, but of course, as always, with Steven Moffat at the helm, that really means nothing.Samuel Anderson doing a scenemugimoe

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296 - Doctor Who: Podshock

Doctor Who: Podshock - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:52pm

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 296
Running time: 2:34:43

We review the Matt Smith era, bring you the latest Doctor Who news including Samuel Anderson joining the cast, plus your feedback, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Ian Bisset.

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Rising Star Joins Doctor Who for Peter Capaldi’s First Series

BBC - Doctor Who - Mon, 02/24/2014 - 3:22am

Samuel Anderson (The History Boys, Gavin & Stacey, Emmerdale) is set to join the cast of Doctor Who as a recurring character in series 8, which will also introduce Peter Capaldi as the Doctor to millions of viewers for the first time.  Anderson will play Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School where companion Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) also teaches. 

On joining the show Samuel Anderson said: ‘I was so excited to join Doctor Who I wanted to jump and click my heels, but I was scared I might not come down before filming started! It’s a quintessential part of British culture and I can’t believe I’m part of it. It’s an honour to be able to work alongside Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman and I can’t wait to show people how my character becomes involved with such a fantastic duo!’

Steven Moffat, lead writer and executive producer, added: ‘For the fourth time in Doctor Who history, Coal Hill School is coming to the aid of the TARDIS. In 1963 teachers Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright accompanied the First Doctor. These days it’s the turn of Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald. And very soon now, Sam Anderson as Danny Pink will be entering the world of the Doctor. But how and why? Answers are coming later this year in Peter Capaldi’s first series of Doctor Who!’ 

Filming recently began on episode 4 of the new series which will co-star Robert Goodman (Gangs of New York, Game of Thrones) and episode 5, co-starring Jonathan Bailey (Broadchurch, Groove High), and Pippa Bennett-Warner (The Smoke, Death in Paradise).

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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 21 February 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 02/21/2014 - 10:49am


A mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian.


[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 21 February 2014" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 21 February 2014A mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian

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Today's Featured PictureThe Infinite DoctorPaulHanleyWhovian NewsWe're saddened to report that actor Malcolm Tierney has died at the age of 75. Malcolm played the part of Doland in Terror of the Vervoids, and also appeared in the Big Finish audio drama 1001 Nights. Our condolences to Malcolm's friends and family. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26277193Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsDoctor Who director dies after escalator fallA former Doctor Who director has died aged 88 after falling down the escalators at his local shopping centre. Chris Barry was rushed to hospital after his fall but suddenly stopped breathing and doctors were unable to revive him.Doctor Who: Would you like to see Colin Baker in Coronation Street?He's best known to legions of Doctor Who fans as the man who played the titular Time Lord between 1984 and 1986, and to reality fans as the 'father' of the camp in the 2012 series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, but at 70, Colin Baker is not ready to rest on his celebrity laurels...Doctor Who's overexcited fans blamed as Norwich Tardis is brokenHandout photo of Dr Who's Tardis. See PA feature SHOWBIZ Baker Catherine Morris-Gretton Wednesday, February 19, 2014 7:07 PM It can travel to any point in all of time and space and has survived missile attacks, extreme temperatures and alien onslaughts. But the Tardis has fallen victim to some overenthusiastic young fans at The Forum in Norwich this week.Whovian ExtrasInterview: Emma Campbell-Jones on The Night of the DoctorBefore Christmas, as the world recovered from The Day of the Doctor, I had the chance to speak to Emma Campbell-Jones, known in the world of Who as Cass, 'the woman who killed the Doctor', in The Night of the Doctor (and also Doctor Kent in The Wedding of River Song).In Print Comic: IN PRINT EPISODE 68What sad timing. We lost Christopher Barry recently, one of the Founding Fathers of Who. Even a quick scan of his resume tells you need to know; 'The Daleks', 'The Daemons' and my personal favourite 'The Brain of Morbius'.Chopsticks On Fire: Doctor Who: A Guide To Hong Kong's Most Successful Sci-Fi Adventure Series Part OneLast year saw the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. One of the most popular and longest running Sci-fi series in television history. With it's successful blend of adventure, suspense, horror, comedy, drama and rather controversially in the eyes of fans romance.Sciencey Wiencey: The Time of the DoctorThis episode had some interesting sciencey ideas in it. Teleports and holograms are pretty standard, but holographic clothes isn't something I've ever come across before. It's an interesting concept, and the Doctor uses some clever-sounding language to explain it. But does it actually make sense?Prospective pupils of Bradford's Hanson Academy meet a DalekProspective pupils of Bradford's Hanson Academy meet a Dalek 10:00am Tuesday 18th February 2014 in News Buy this photo " Nick Blackshaw with his Dalek at an open evening for year six pupils at Hanson Academy One of television's most feared villains helped make a Bradford school's open day "the best yet".What If Doctor Who was an American Show?When the ill-fated Doctor Who TV movie was made back in 1996, it was a co-production between the BBC and the American network Fox. The movie was made as a pilot for a revival of the show that would be produced by Fox for an American audience.WIN AN iPAD MINI!Are you a huge Doctor Who Adventures fan? Would you like to get hold of an iPad Mini? Then don't miss issue 339, which is on sale now. All you have to do is buy issue 339, complete our questionnaire and send it in to us by 5th March 2014, for your chance to be entered into our prize draw.Tim the Mute - 'Doctor Who Cosplay' * Music / Video * exclaim.caKingfisher Bluez head Tim Clapp has whipped up another 7-inch under his Tim the Mute persona, dialling into lo-fi acoustic melodies and sci-fi zaniness for Doctor Who Cosplay.Doctor Who: the creators of the Daleks, Cybermen and Ice Warriors - revealedEvery so often we have cause to delve into the Radio Times Archive, our vault of delights containing vintage back issues, beautiful original artwork and stacks of fascinating photographs, all commissioned by RT. It always opens windows on long-forgotten aspects of our 90-year heritage as well as into rarely glimpsed corners of broadcasting.Doctor Who News: Doctor RoundupA new art portrait of has been released to celebrate the actor's 80th Birthday. The print, by photographer Oliver McNeil, is for sale as a high quality art print. It joins the range of exclusive portraits of the man who played the fourth Doctor.Doctor Who: Breaking Up With the Daleks and the CybermenDetails are short on what we can expect beyond glorious eyebrows from Peter Capaldi's Doctor this coming autumn, but one rumor that's become quite prevalent is that the Doctor will face off against his two greatest enemies: the Daleks and the Cybermen. Frankly, it's time to retire the two races for a good long while.WhoTubeInterview with Doctor Who's Peter Davisonstudio10auMatt Smith's video message to four-year-old Jack Robinson2L3Jg2aSK51sXUR4KzuxAgDoctor Who- Peter Davison on "Being the Doctor"djsnowfallThe heart of the TARDIS - Doctor Who - Boom Town - Series 1 - BBCdoctorwhoDoctor Who 50th Anniversary - Steven Moffat on Paul McGann Spin-off series & Night of the7r14EE3vZr2K0GuxLFHATQInside Lazarus' Machine - Doctor Who - The Lazarus Experiment - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoTurn this up to eleven - Doctor Who - The Lazarus Experiment - Series 3 - BBCdoctorwhoAsk The Doctor — Episode Sylvester McCoynotliterallyDoctor Who Fan Fiction: Naked of The DoctorthefivewhofansBBC iPlayerDoctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: HideSomething terrifying is hiding in Caliburn House, and the Doctor finds himself part of the ghost hunt. Something terrifying is hiding in Caliburn House, and the Doctor finds himself part of the ghost hunt.Doctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: Journey to the Centre of the TARDISThe TARDIS has crashed, Clara is lost inside, and the Doctor has 30 minutes before his ship explodes! The TARDIS has crashed, Clara is lost inside, and the Doctor has 30 minutes before his ship explodes!Doctor Who: The Pyramids of Mars: Episode 6The Time Lord travels to Mars to defeat Sutekh, but his only weapon is time itself. Fourth Doctor adventure read by Tom Baker. The Time Lord travels to Mars to defeat Sutekh, but his only weapon is time itself. Fourth Doctor adventure read by Tom Baker.Whovian Art, Craft and WhomourHow and WhoDarthAssassinThe Dimension war.. Wrath of the BorgDazman1978(8) DOCTOR WHO - Storm Warningtyrannus1Doctor Who Timelords 2Rumple4me2The Sense SphereLeda74... Eight and a Half...theperianDalek Invasion of EarthmimictomArt(7) DOCTOR WHO - The Hand of Feartyrannus1Stargazing In The TardisTuffK(6) DOCTOR WHO - Battlefieldtyrannus1MondasLeda74Peter Capaldi - The Who of ItDoctorWhoOneDoctor WhoovesDoctor WhoovesshinigamimaxwellWhovian MerchandiseDoctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: The 12th Doctor RegeneratedA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who News: An Adventure In Space And Time soundtrack previews releasedA selection of preview clips from the forthcoming soundtrack release of An Adventure In Space And Time has been made available by BBC Worldwide. The score, written by Edmund Butt , was performed by the Chamber Orchestra of London, and Mark Gatiss , who wrote the BBC Two 50th-anniversary drama about the genesis of the programme, has said: Making Adventure was a wonderful experience.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: Clara In Red DressA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: Imperial Guard DalekA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who TARDIS BackpackThere is plenty of Doctor Who merchandise - including backpacks - with the TARDIS painted on it, but I believe this Doctor Who TARDIS Backpack is the only backpack that's actually shaped like the popular Time Lord's iconic time-travelling phone box.Doctor Who Magazine 470 | Doctor Who MagazineThe new issue of Doctor Who Magazine is out now, and looks back on MATT SMITH 's four years as the Doctor. "A big part of me wanted to stay because it's a wonderful job and he's a wonderful character. My life will never be the same.Counter-Measures 3 Cover Released - News - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.Doctor Who Weeping Angels BookendsDon t turn your head away. Don t blink. Put this pair of Doctor Who Weeping Angel bookends on your shelf and you may never sleep soundly again.NewsOver to the left you can see the cover for the May release in our Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Adventures range: Last of the Colophon. Doctor Who: Last of the Colophon stars Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and Louise Jameson as Leela, and guest stars Gareth Thomas from Blake's 7 , Jessica Martin from TV Doctor Who's The Greatest Show in the Galaxy and Blake Ritson from Da Vinci's Demons.radiostatic | PROP & COSTUME SALEPROP & COSTUME SALEWhovian ReviewsDOCTOR WHO The War Doctors Sonic Screwdriver Toy Review | Votesaxon07votesaxon07Doctor Who: The Web Of Fear REVIEWDoctor Who: The Web Of Fear DVD review. Release Date: 24 February 2014 1968 | PG | 148 minutes | £19.99 (DVD) Distributor: BBC Worldwide Director: Douglas Camfield Cast: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, Jack Watling, Nicholas Courtney The problem with "The Web Of Fear", four of whose six instalments finally came home to the BBC archives last year, is that the episode which already existed was so exceptional that its new shelfmates can't quite match it.TARDIS MusingsIn which the TARDIS materialises on the roof of Megropolis One, on the planet Pluto. Earth has been abandoned and humanity lives in these vast cities, where they work for an institution known simply as the Company. Several artificial suns are maintained by them. Every aspect of life - and death - is heavily taxed.Doctor Who: Tales Of Trenzalore REVIEWDoctor Who: Tales Of Trenzalore book review. Release Date: 24 February 2014 209 pages | £2.99 (ebook) Authors: Justin Richards, Mark Morris, George Mann, Paul Finch Publisher: BBC Books So what was the Doctor doing on Trenzalore for 600 years?Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #816: The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith Part 2"They were brilliant. They worked it out, they went by themselves. My mum and dad defeated you." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.24 2008. IN THIS ONE... Sarah Jane's mom and dad sacrifice themselves so the world might live.The Blog of DelightsTo celebrate their one hundredth monthly Doctor Who release, Big Finish get four of their more popular writers to pen a single episode story each for the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn (Colin Baker and Maggie Stables). Though some are better than others, they are all rather charming and provide a suitably clever, entertaining and self-congratulatory feel.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #817: Enemy of the Bane Part 1"How much make-up does it take before you get out in a morning?" TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Dec.1 2008. IN THIS ONE... The Brigadier guest-stars as the Bane returns to Earth.Doctor Who: Dark Eyes 2 reviewPhilip checks out Big Finish's latest solid, enjoyable Eighth Doctor audio adventure, Dark Eyes 2...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #818: Enemy of the Bane Part 2"The universe hasn't finished with us yet. There will always be some alien species visiting Earth. And why not? It's a wonderful place to be. Just remember who lives here." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Dec.8 2008. IN THIS ONE... Mrs. Wormwood and Kaagh open the Eye of Horath.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Fivepreviously] On the other hand, the idea that the Doctor would deliberately murder a child to save the day is unthinkable. In fact, the degree to which it is unthinkable is central to Moffat's soft retcon of the Time War to give the Doctor an out in Day of the Doctor.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #819: The Next Doctor"Complete and utter, wonderful nonsense. How very, very silly. Oh, no. I can't bear it. Oh, it's causing my head to ache. No. No, no, no, no, no, no." TECHNICAL SPECS: This story is available on DVD. First aired Dec.25 2008. IN THIS ONE... Cybermen in the Victorian Age and the Doctor meets his future incarnation...Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Prisoner of the JudoonIt's October 15, 2009. Chipmunk are at number one with "Oopsy Daisy," with Shakira, the Black Eyed Peas, and two separate Jay-Z tracks also charting. In news, since July, Ireland approved the Lisbon Treaty on the second attempt, the 2016 Olympics were given to Rio di Janeiro, and North Korea freed two American journalists following intervention by former President Bill Clinton.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #820: From Raxacoricofallapatorius with Love"You know, I think that was the most bizarre five minutes of my entire life." TECHNICAL SPECS: This mini-episode is available as an Easter Egg on the Season DVD set; you only need to answer five easy questions to unlock it. It's also on You-Tube .Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: The Mad Woman in the AtticIt's October 22, 2009. Alexandra Burke and Flo Rida are at number one with "Bad Boys," with Robbie Williams, Black Eyed Peas, and Michael Buble also charting. In news, about all I can actually find over the last week is the balloon boy hoax in Colorado.The Doctor Who Mind RobberIt was only at the close of Doctor Who's monochrome era in 1969 that the world's longest running science fiction series gave itself a back-story. Already in its sixth season, and more than five years since An Unearthly Child was first broadcast, Doctor Who had hitherto avoided the continuity consciousness for which it is today...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #821: Planet of the Dead"Seriously? The Lord of where?" "It's quite a big estate." TECHNICAL SPECS: This story is available on DVD. First aired Apr.11 2009. IN THIS ONE... A double-decker bus is sent to a desert planet and threatened by a voracious swarm.6. A Town Called Mercy: Defining Revenge, Justice, and MercyOne of my problems with pop theology (theology that has infiltrated popular culture but contains little to no substance)* is that mercy and forgiveness are used as a way to ignore and excuse injustice. "Oh it does not matter if that person abused you, you have to forgive them, because that is what God would...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #822: Children of Earth Day One"We are coming. We are coming. We are coming... back." TECHNICAL SPECS: All five episodes of Torchwood: Children of Earth are available as a DVD set. First aired Jul.6 2009. IN THIS ONE... Children are being used as the medium for an alien message. A government agent almost infiltrates Torchwood.Doctor Who Classic Series EnlightenmentEnlightenment Review by Paul Bowler When the Doctor (Peter Davison), Tegan (Janet Fielding), and Turlough (Mark Strickson) receive a dire warning from the White Guardian the TARDIS lands on board the SS Shadow, an Edwardian sailing yacht, which they discover is really a spaceship that is taking part in a race against other sailing vessels....Gallifrey ExileSTORY 056: THE CLAWS OF AXOS Before Greeks bearing gifts is the old saying. What then when it is aliens who come and present offerings? The Claws of Axos does away with the ugly alien (mostly) by presenting a group of beautiful golden beings.Tangential TARDIS Talk: Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)As a member of the original Star Wars generation, I've always associated Peter Cushing, the venerable British stage and screen star, with a single role: Grand Moff Tarkin, the only Imperial authority other than Emperor Palpatine who gets to boss Darth Vader around. Many other moviegoers knew Cushing best from Hammer Films' lurid Dracula movies.Hello TweetieTom Baker and #Farscape's Virginia Hey in #DoctorWho audio White Ghosts - out now! http://t.co/MlzIN4x58r http://t.co/s6d0zYcdGgBig FinishJoin me in supporting @NorfolkATP and @CinemaPlus ’s appeal: http://t.co/Ky8q5dddseJohn HurtA new 'high' in Who merchandise? http://t.co/d6Mch4dpXHTerry MolloyEast Midlands biggest Sci-Fi & Fantasy convention, EM-Con March 16th 2014 http://t.co/Y6qGyW4EWR #GameofThrones #DrWho #RedDwarfem-con“They're scientific instruments not water pistols!” The War Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver available to buy from our shop http://t.co/6DWBq5lidaDoctorWhoExperienceIn the wake of a fabulous Gally1, Paul will be in Cardiff for the Film & Comic Con on Sat 1 March... http://t.co/4R1qJ8bF8cPaul McGannOuterspace FacebookKaren Gillan just tweeted this, claiming it was the first picture ever taken of her and Matt in character. #DoctorWhoDoctor Who Fans"C. S. Lewis meets H. G. Wells meets Father Christmas, that’s the Doctor." The soundtrack to Mark Gatiss' brilliant drama, 'An Adventure in Space and Time', is out on 3rd March. Listen to some exclusive track previews on doctorwho.tv: http://bbc.in/aaisat-soundtrackDoctor WhoThink about it... #doctorwho #whovian #silenceDirty WHOersSteampunk TARDIS Doctor Who and the T.A.R.D.I.S.Meanwhile in downtown Salem MA.Meanwhile at Dalekton AbbeyThe Daily DalekDoctor Who Cos PlayThe moment we chose to destroy Gallifrey One.Dan NeumannMy friends and I as 7, the War Doctor (8.5) and 10 at Katsucon 2014.Bryan M SchaeferBritish Board of Film Censors Ratings NewsDoctor Who News: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collector's EditionThe British Board of Film Classification has cleared a number of extras for a future DVD release entitled Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition The special edition version of the anniversary special The Day of the Doctor will include the two introductions shown to cinema viewers, one lasting 3'14" and one lasting 3'57".DOCTOR WHO: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE rated PG by the BBFCPodcast and Audio Round-upWarning some podcast may not be suitable for children.DOCTOR WHOMEpisode 5 of The Diddly Dum Podcast is now available to download. The Three Who Drool have a night out drinking at The Cloven Hoof in Devil's End where, over the din of the Morris Men practising outside, they discuss how the life of the fan changes as we grow older.BWW Reviews: Adelaide Fringe 2014: 50 YEARS OF DOCTOR WHO: PREACHRS PODCAST LIVE 2! Was Overrun by DaleksReviewed 14th February 2014 50 Years Of Doctor Who: Preachrs Podcast Live 2! is the second of these events, again featuring Adelaide's Benjamin Maio Mackay, and Melbourne actor and comedian, Rob Lloyd, both of whom are avid fans of the doctor, or, as we refer to ourselves, Whovians.Doctor Who: Radio Free SkaroHome " Episodes " Radio Free Skaro #406 - Radio Free Skaro: Gallifrey Stands It's that time of year again, everyone! Gallifrey One celebrates its 25th edition at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, and once again, the Three Who Rule were proud and honoured to kick off the convention with a live show recorded on the main stage.Tim's Take On... : Tim's Take On: Episode 212(Doctor Who and Me Exhibition)EDIT_HERE2MTL 337: A Moment with Billie PiperDownload it! Illness tried and failed to stop Billie Piper from attending her first American convention. We talked about her decision to take on the roles of Rose Tyler in 2005 and The Moment in 2013 during a break in her marathon autograph sessions at Gallifrey One.Who's He? PodcastThe Who's He? Podcast - A ramshackle podcast dedicated to Doctor Who hosted by 2 (sometimes 3) Who fans who attempt to educate, entertain with reviews of Doctor in it's TV, audio and written formats with random audio commentaries on classic Who stories.Staggering Stories Podcast " Blog Archive " Staggering Stories Podcast #178: His Last SPLINK!Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:06:59 - 38.4MB) Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins, Jean Riddler, Keith Dunn and Scott Fuller review Doctor Who: The City of Death and the Sherlock episode 'His Last Vow', play a game, find some general news and a variety of other stuff, specifically: 00:00 - Intro and theme tune.VerityPodcast.comThis week's villains hail from the Doctor's very own planet, Gallifrey. Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Tansy as we talk about various Time Lord evildoers. Why are so many of the renegades so evil? Is it something about Time Lord society? The fact that they make their children stare into the abyss?Episode 164 - Not at Gally - Traveling the VortexPodcasts Harvest Of Time, Tenth Doctor, The Resurrection Casket, Third DoctorDoctor Who: Podshock 295 - Nightmare in Silver Reviewed, News, and MoreDoctor Who: Podshock - Episode 295 Running Time: 1:56:29 We review Nightmare in Silver, plus Doctor Who news, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani and Dave Cooper . "I am NOT human." This podcast is made possible in part by Podshock Supporting Subscribers and from donations from listeners like you.Doctor Who: Tin Dog Podcast : TDP 370: Classic Big Finish Main Range 002 PhantasmagoriaThe Top Rated Doctor Who Podcast. One fan, One mic and an opinion. What more does anyone need? Daleks, TARDIS, Cybermen, Sontarans, Ood, Classic Series, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Smith and New Who. Home of Whostrology and the Big Finish Retrospective.A008 Max WarpPart Doctor Whodunnit, largely Top Gear parody, Max Warp starts off with The Doctor and Lucie materialising at a spaceship show (the car show of the future), where the latest in spaceship design and engineering is being reported live on TV by the hosts of Max Warp, a scifi simulacrum of the aforementioned Terran programme.Side Trip 12 - Doctor Who Legacy Interview - Traveling the VortexTraveling the Vortex - Side Trip 12 - Doctor Who Legacy InterviewDrunken Time Travel: 6.02 The Mind RobberGallifrey Public Radio - A Doctor Who PodcastThis week we look at all the times the Doctor has played the role of "teacher" to his companions, to random people he just met, and to us as viewers. Join us on the first part in an arc where we examine the different roles the Doctor fills.Doctor Who: The Memory Cheats : The Memory Cheats #102A Doctor Who review podcast featuring Josh (Doctor Who: Mostly Harmless Cutaway) and Steven (Radio Free Skaro) and their immediate reactions to randomly selected Doctor Who stories.WHO 37 - A Doctor Who Podcast : #028 One Year LaterEDIT_HEREGallifrey OneLindalee at the 25th Annual GALLIFREY ONE; Doctor Who ConventionbeyondthemarqueeshowDoctor Who: Radio Free SkaroInterviews with Steve Roberts, Damian Shanahan, and Jon Preddle about the missing episodes of Doctor Who. From Gallifrey One.Gallifrey 2014 Day 0 - The Drunken Giraffe Gaffe - Traveling the VortexTraveling the Vortex - Gallifrey 2014 Day 0 - The Drunken Giraffe GaffeDoctor Who: Radio Free SkaroInterviews from Gallifrey One with Phil Ford, Steve Hughes, Shaun Lyon, Paul Cornell, and Keith Topping.The Doctor Who Podcast: Live from Gallifrey One: Day OneJoin Michele, live from Los Angeles at Gallifrey One 25 as she's joined by three real life, bona fide, DWP listeners!Gallifrey One - 25 Glorious Years: Day OneHome " Reports " Gallifrey One - 25 Glorious Years: Day OneGallifrey 2014 Day 1 - Gallifrey Stands and Shaun is Rusty - Traveling the VortexTraveling the Vortex - Gallifrey 2014 Day 1 - Gallifrey Stands and Shaun is RustyThe Doctor Who Podcast: Live from Gallifrey One: Day TwoMichele is back with some more wonderful DWP listeners, reporting on the first full day of Gallifrey One 25 from Los Angeles.Doctor Who: Radio Free SkaroDay Two from Gallifrey One 2014. Interviews with Dominic Glynn, Toby Hadoke, and Rob Shearman.Doctor Who: The Sonic Toolbox : Gallisode 2014-1: First NightEDIT_HEREArticle 74.2: Gallifrey One 25th Annivesary - Day Two " Articles of the Shadow ProclamationSo...day 2. As you can see, we survived. Here are a couple of links for things that we discuss in the podcast: The Inspector Chronicles Indiegogo (season 2 is going to be a movie!) and Optimystical Studios (Fun fandom jewelry)Gallifrey One - 25 Glorious Years: Day TwoHome " Reports " Gallifrey One - 25 Glorious Years: Day TwoGallifrey 2014 Day 2 -Tea O'Clock - Traveling the VortexTraveling the Vortex - Gallifrey 2014 Day 2 -Tea O'ClockGallifrey One - 25 Glorious Years: Day ThreeHome " Reports " Gallifrey One - 25 Glorious Years: Day ThreeGallifrey 2014 - Day 3 - It Came From the Belly of the M - Traveling the VortexTraveling the Vortex - Gallifrey 2014 Day 3 - It Came From the Belly of the MThe Doctor Who Podcast: Live from Gallifrey One: Day ThreeMichele is back with yet more DWP listeners covering day three of Gallifrey One 25 in Los Angeles.Gallifrey One 2014: The RecapGallifrey One is the only official Doctor Who fan-run convention in the West of the United States ( Long Island Doctor Who Con is on the East Coast). It is organized and run entirely by fans for the fans.Doctor Who: The Sonic Toolbox : Gallisode 2: Fun, Panels and Colin BakerEDIT_HEREThe Doctor Who Podcast: Live from Gallifrey One: Day FourMichele is joined by a certain UNIT Captain in the last of our updates from this year's Gallifrey One.VerityPodcast.comHave you ever been curious what four exhausted, happy, giggly Doctor Who podcasters sound like as they approach the end of a truly wonderful convention? Now's your chance to find out! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as they recap their Gallifrey One experiences and marvel at how strange (and fun) it is to record...2MTL 338: Paul Cornell and Gary Russell at Gallifrey OneDownload it! In our first of two extended Time Dilation episodes of 2MTL featuring interviews from Gallifrey One, we hear from two well-known Doctor Who pros that have launched new phases of their careers. Paul Cornell talks about his novels London Falling and the upcoming The Severed Streets, redefining Marvel's Wolverine, and IDW's "The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who."Whovian EventsPaul McGann sets the controls for L.I. Who 2lidoctorwhoconBrisbane Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular VideosA number of fans have uploaded videos to YouTube of last Saturday's Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular in Brisbane. Most prolific of the posters has been Vanessa Aisha M who blogs on Tumblr. Relive the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Brisbane Chorale's spectacular performance below. You can read the Doctor Who Mind Robber's review here.Tom Baker autograph | The Stamp Centre | Film Memorabilia ConventionTom Baker will be at the Stamp Centre, 79 Strand, London WC2R 0DE on Thursday 20th March 2014. On Saturday 29th March 2014, Tom will be at the London Film Memorabilia Convention at CENTRAL HALL WESTMINSTER, London, where he will meet fans and sign autographs.Doctor Who to join Red Dwarf crew at sci-fi eventDoctor Who actor Colin Baker to attend Scarborough sci-fi event 2:40pm Monday 17th February 2014 in News SPACE travellers will have their feet firmly on the ground when they stop off in North Yorkshire this spring. Scarborough's very first comic-con, celebrating all things sci-fi, is being held at the resort's Spa Complex on April 5 and 6.Doctor Who's Arthur Darvill to join the cast of OnceDoctor Who actor Arthur Darvill is to star in the musical Once from March 17. He will play Guy in the show, which is directed by John Tiffany and is currently running at the Phoenix Theatre. It is booking until July next year. Darvill has recently appeared in the show on Broadway.Outside the TARDISThe reason Karen Gillan shaved her head: Our first look at Nebula from the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie! ~AlanTimeGate Convention'Inspector SpaceTime' movie gets 'Doctor Who' actor Sylvester McCoyWhat began as a joke obsession on "Community" first turned into an "Inspector SpaceTime" web series. Now, The Inspector is going big with a feature film, guest-starring Sylvester McCoy of "Doctor Who," "Star Trek" actors and Mayim Bialik. Yes, this is a real thing.Doctor Who in fashion on catwalk as dreams come true for two University of Derby fashion studentsCREATIVE designs by two fashion students from the University of Derby hit the catwalk of a prestigious annual British competition - and one of them won the top prize. Jos Swinnerton, a final-year student on Derby's BA (Hons) fashion studies degree course, won the Young Designer of the Year award at the annual charity fashion show at the University of St Andrews.First look at Doctor Who star Karen Gillan in Guardians of the GalaxyAhead of tonight's trailer premiere of the much-anticipated 'Guardians of the Galaxy' during ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', Marvel has released a 15-second teaser giving us our first glimpse at Karen Gillan's character Nebula.Doctor Who star Colin Baker to play lead in Richard III film - Finding RichardDoctor Who star Colin Baker is to play the lead in a film featuring the discovery of the remains of King Richard III. Finding Richard follows a boy who, on hearing the bones have been found under a Leicester car park, begins his own quest.'Doctor Who' alum Karen Gillan to star in ABC pilot 'Selfie'Doctor Who fans, your prayers (to the Time Lord?) have been answered: Karen Gillan could be coming back to TV. EW has learned that the former Doctor companion has been cast as the lead in the ABC pilot Selfie, from Suburgatory creator Emily Kapnek.Bafta-winning Chiwetel Ejiofor takes on Broadchurch's David Tennant to win Best Actor at Press Guild AwardsFresh from his Bafta success at this year's awards, Chiwetel Ejiofor is going up against Broadchurch's David Tennant for Best Actor at the 40 th annual Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. Can Ejiofor make it two out of two? The 12 Years A Slave actor is in the running for his part in BBC Two's Dancing on the Edge.Whovians in Second LifeSecond Life is a virtual role playing world, and has lots of fan based regions including Doctor Who, plus I have my own sim called Paradox Island.CloudfrontParadox Island - A Second Life Adventure: A New Pirate InnParadox Island is a role-playing sim for popular fantasy time-travel fans - a constantly changing world set in a "paradox bubble," with different time zones and various anomalies. What - or who - will you discover?Our new Public Console http://t.co/TxdCGQ5022 #SL #secondlifeParadox IslandShips that crash in the nightaccidents will happen.Rez a Scooter http://t.co/TylrL7VyNv #SL #secondlifeParadox IslandStarbase ReportAnother ship has docked, looks strangely familiarA bit of a redo at Atlantis http://t.co/5hMeGajl3o #SL #secondlifeParadox IslandYeti in the Undergroundto celebrate the release of the 'Web of Fear'Fire, don't Panic http://t.co/4awfle2db4 #SL #secondlifeParadox IslandWhovian Spoilers, Set Reports and SpeculationsBeware of spoilers and rumours ahead that may ruin your enjoyment of the new series.DOCTOR WHO FILMING: On Location in Porthcawl, Wales 17/2/14thebookishbunny'Spaced' actor joins 'Doctor Who' Series 8'Spaced' actor joins 'Doctor Who' Series 8Daleks Series 8 RumoursReport claims 'Peter Capaldi will fulfil a lifelong dream'.Doctor Who Crew Jackets Have Retro Logo, But It's A Long Shot That We'll See This On The ShowNew year, new Doctor, same old nostalgia?

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295 - Doctor Who: Podshock

Doctor Who: Podshock - Mon, 02/17/2014 - 2:07pm

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 295
Running time: 1:56:29

We review Nightmare in Silver, bring you the latest Doctor Who news, plus your feedback, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani and Dave Cooper.

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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 14 February 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 02/14/2014 - 11:34am


Well my fellow Whovians, its Friday again and its time for the latest round-up of all the news,reviews, podcasts and all those other Doctor Who goodies from around the web, have a special Valentines day today and a great weekend.....


[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 14 February 2014" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 14 February 2014Well my fellow Whovians, its Friday again and its time for the latest round-up of all the news,reviews, podcasts and all those other Doctor Who goodies from around the web, have a special Valentines day today and a great weekend.....

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#DoctorWho #ValentinesDay http://t.co/qmcXv7RBpCDoctor Who OfficialVALENTINE'S DAY TREAT: Listen To Every Seventh Wave With David Tennant http://t.co/hISH4ZsttdDavid Tennant News Happy Valentines Day!The Daily Dalek14th February 1976: 'The Seeds of Doom' Part Three was broadcast. What are your thoughts on this serial? #DoctorWho http://t.co/R4JyRlyNJHClassicDoctorWho24/7Simon Says... Valentines Day Message!carolcomedia#DoctorWho #ValentinesDay http://t.co/Y4V5JGWzxEDoctor Who Official#DoctorWho #ValentinesDoctor Who FansHappy Valentine's Day, Classic #DoctorWho fans! http://t.co/STy1rexbunClassicDoctorWho24/7Happy Valentine's day. Let your hearts shine xxxx http://t.co/744NrybaepBonnie Langford#DoctorWho #ValentinesDoctor Who Fans@_aameliaa_ Happy Valentine's #amy #DrWho http://t.co/KSk7UATkZGchristina ? WhovianWizard World New Orleans 2014: Matt Smith Panel Matt Smith Panel - Wizard World New Orleans 2014 - Three If By SpacethreeifbyspacesdccWhovian NewsDoctor Who missing episodes marathon screening announcedPermalink Tags: Second Doctor, Jamie McCrimmon, Victoria Waterfield, The Great Intelligence, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, Missing Episodes, Live Events, Featured To celebrate the release of recently recovered missing Doctor Who adventure The Web of Fear on DVD, a marathon screening of the story, and preceding adventure The Enemy of the World has been announced by BBC Worldwide and Prince Charles Cinema, in association with BFI.BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Christopher Barry (1925 - 2014)The Doctor Who Team We're sad to report the death of Christopher Barry, one of Doctor Who's most significant directors. He will be remembered forever for directing the episodes that introduced the Daleks but he was also at the helm for many other pivotal stories including the crucial debut adventures of the Second and Fourth Doctors, as well as The Daemons the 1971 five-parter that is often cited as one of the show's finest entries.Doctor Who News: Silva Screen Award NominationSilva Screen have been nominated for an International Film Music Critics Association Award for the 2013 release of Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection The four CD set, released in December, featured 129 tracks of music music from five decades of Doctor Who.Doctor Who series 8: Peter Capaldi age makes no difference, says MoffatDoctor Who boss Steven Moffat has said that casting 55-year-old Peter Capaldi makes "no difference" to the show. Moffat told that the return to an older Doctor will not affect the BBC sci-fi series. "It's all the difference in the world - because suddenly he's a man in his 50s with grey hair - and [yet] it's no difference at all," the showrunner claimed.Steven Moffat: I didn't make Doctor Who sexyCOMMENT| Steven Moffat has sometimes proven to be a rather divisive 'Doctor Who' showrunner. Moffat erupted, "I mean, people talk about sex in 'Doctor Who,' I heard someone say that to me, 'You've sexualized the Doctor.' I said, 'Where? "I mean, Matt Smith's Doctor in particular just flails in the presence of women," he explained.Doctor Who star Matt Smith: I don't want Capaldi to have Alex KingstonDoctor Who star Matt Smith has admitted that he is "really possessive" over Alex Kingston's River Song. Smith told fans at New Orleans Comic Con that he asked showrunner Steven Moffat not to write scenes between River and Peter Capaldi's new Doctor. "I said this to Steven, I was like, 'Listen, just don't.Record breaking ABC release for Doctor Who Magazine | Doctor Who MagazinePanini UK is thrilled to announce its highest ever ABC figure for Doctor Who Magazine for the July - December 2013 release period. Against a consumer magazine market which has recorded a year on year drop of 6.3% DWM posted a total ABC figure of 36,151 which is up close to 26% against the same period last year.Doctor Who News: DWA and DWM celebrate circulation successDoctor Who Magazine and Doctor Who Adventures have both seen huge rises in circulation over the past six months, with DWM recording its best-ever figure and DWA reversing a slump in readership.Doctor Who and Sherlock come out on top of poll to see which shows Brits don't want to missEver missed an important event to watch that programme? Whether you've called in sick for work, avoided that sixtieth birthday party or ducked out after the speeches at a wedding, you could be suffering from FOMOOT - fear of missing out on telly. And guess which shows most Brits are blocking out the hours to see...Pilot for unofficial Doctor Who spin-off Minister Of ChanceA micropilot for The Minister Of Chance film project, starring Paul McGann and Tim McInnnerny, debuts today. Details here...Whovian ExtrasSome Theories on Capaldi's Familiar FaceGuest contributor Jesse Funk provides some speculation.Blogtor Who: Paterson Joseph discusses audition for The DoctorPaterson Joseph, pictured left, has been talking to The Independent about his audition for the role of The Eleventh Doctor. On discovery that his name had been connected to the coveted role he said: "I was in South Africa at the time, and I think if I'd been in England I probably would have suffered some sort of trauma.the Little Red ReviewerI've been teasing everyone for about three weeks now that I learned how to build a Dalek. Welllll, I didn't so much learn how to build one as I sat and listened to two guys talk about how they had built one.In Print Comic: IN PRINT GUEST STRIP Curation Prelude- PAUL SALVIOne last guest strip before we return to regular service. This time it's another of our recurring guest artists, Paul Salvi, on art. Those of you that have been with us for a while might recognise today's strip as something of a reprise of his last guest strip for us."I will always remember when the Doctor was me"Guest contributor James Wynne examines the 11th Doctor's final moments.Doodle Craft...: Doctor Who Valentine Printables!I did some more fabulous Doctor Who inspired Right click to save off...PERSONAL use only please. Print off these sheets and cut apart for the perfect Valentine's for school, work or loved ones! And here's the ones from last year! Please do not post these pictures on your own website...Doctor Who: 10 Great Actors Who Need To Play VillainsBesides the Doctor, the villains are why we all watch Doctor Who. Whether they're alien beings covered in green scales, or merely corpses that aliens take over in order to appeal to humans, it's impossible to watch Doctor Who and not love a good villain.Why Sherlock and Doctor Who should never meet...but if they did.....Obviously there were always going to be comparisons made between the country's two most popular shows, but when both those shows share the same creative minds writing and producing them, the question of whether the twain shall meet starts to come up too!Doctor Who: 10 Under-Appreciated CompanionsIt's not going to come as a shock that in the circles of Doctor Who fandom certain companions tend to get discussed more than others. Sarah Jane Smith, for example, is pretty well universally loved and was still regularly discussed even before her return in the new series.TARDIS Alarm Doesn't Go VWORRRRRP VWRORRRP VWORRRPMotion sensors are pretty useful -- but they're just so darn ugly! Well -- if your a Whovian -- maybe this hack is for you. A 3D printed TARDIS Motion Sensor Alarm! [Malcolm] has a home security system that uses a series of motion sensors to detect movement in the house.Doctor Who News: Daleks top Doctor Who Adventures monster pollThe new edition of Doctor Who Adventures - out today - carries the results of a poll to find the ultimate monster from the Christmas special The Time of the Doctor - with the Daleks claiming a major victory. Almost 3,000 readers voted and the Daleks won with a massive 55 per cent of the results.A forecast on Capaldi's Doctor: The Frustrated OptimistGuest contributor Christopher Ritchie provides some thoughts.Doctor Who: 5 American Presidents The Doctor Has MetAll of space and time at his disposal, and yet The Doctor always seems to end up somewhere on Earth. Man, it's almost like it's cheaper there or something. All joking aside, Doctor Who started out as an educational children's program that was supposed to teach kids about science and history.Amazing works by painter Jon Prothero are inspired by Doctor Who and time travelA PAINTER'S work is out of this world - because he is a life-long Doctor Who fan inspired by the Timelord to be an artist. Jon Prothero, 50, started making intergalactic images after growing up on a diet of Daleks and Cybermen.WhoTubePeter Capaldi Doctor Who Series 8 Opening Sequence -- Finalized - 2014 introxandercomColin Baker and Sylvester McCoy on Doctor Whos 50th The One ShowCNnmxPTg0b2UoF3h51nJFQSpaceship crashes into Big Ben - Doctor Who - Aliens of London - Series 1 - BBCdoctorwhoTimey Wimey Puppet Show: Gallifrey One 2014 Promo!timeywimeypuppetshowDefeating the Jagrafess - Doctor Who - The Long Game - Series 1 - BBCdoctorwhoThe gravity of the situation - Doctor Who - Fire and Stone - Series 5 - BBCdoctorwhoAsk The Doctor — Episode Colin Baker — Valentine's Day Special!notliterallyTour Group in Dr Who and Me ExhibitiontdruryDoctor Who and Me Exhibition Part 1tdruryDoctor Who and Me Exhibition Part 2tdruryHe is coming...theministerofchanceDoctor Who Electronic 11th Doctor Bobble Head with Light Up Sonic ScrewdrivereetoymediaDOCTOR WHO Modification Madness! | Votesaxon07votesaxon07Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour - 2D to 3D ConversionjohnsmithvfxDoctor Who Legacy: Adiposes vs DinosaurstheadiposetvDoctor Who - Take On MetheflixxBBC iPlayerDoctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: The Rings Of AkhatenThe Doctor takes Clara to the Festival of Offerings, but the Old God is waking and demands sacrifice! The Doctor takes Clara to the Festival of Offerings, but the Old God is waking and demands sacrifice!Doctor Who: The Pyramids of Mars: Episode 5When the Doctor's plan to destroy Sutekh's missile is foiled, he transports to Egypt to confront his enemy. Fourth Doctor adventure read by Tom Baker. When the Doctor's plan to destroy Sutekh's missile is foiled, he transports to Egypt to confront his enemy. Fourth Doctor adventure read by Tom Baker.Doctor Who: Series 7 Part 2: Cold WarOn a Russian submarine in 1983, a frozen alien warrior is waking up, just as the TARDIS materialises. On a Russian submarine in 1983, a frozen alien warrior is waking up, just as the TARDIS materialises.The Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 3: The Mad Woman in the Attic: Part 2Children's sci-fi drama featuring an investigative journalist. Eve's powers grow out of control, catching everyone in her endless sinister games. Children's sci-fi drama featuring an investigative journalist. Eve's powers grow out of control, catching everyone in her endless sinister games.The Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 3: The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith: Part 2Children's sci-fi drama. The Doctor arrives to join the battle, but is he too late to save both Sarah Jane and the Earth itself? Children's sci-fi drama. The Doctor arrives to join the battle, but is he too late to save both Sarah Jane and the Earth itself?Whovian Art, Craft and WhomourThe Doctor In The ShadowsDemonh8Home, The Long Way Round [DW Background]Soul2Take17Dr. Who on the moonRaza5the silenceg4r44Clara And the DoctorFalln4DarkAngelDoctor Whooves:CE: Timey Wimey StuffShyShyOctaviaCome Along, PondCountry-Geek-CrochetWhovian MerchandiseDoctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: The 12th Doctor RegeneratedA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: Clara In Red DressA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: The 11th Doctor In TweedA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: The 11th Doctor In TweedA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: Screaming AngelA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: Imperial Guard DalekA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Wave 2 Action Figure: Dalek With Claw ArmA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who: Wave 2 Action Figure: ZygonA great gift for fans of any age, these highly detailed, realistic and poseable action figures include some iconic characters from Doctor Who. Re-enact scenes from The Time of the Doctor using the Twelfth Doctor Regenerated figure or create your own adventures across space and time.Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver: The Other DoctorThe 'Other Doctor' is the Doctor's dark chapter, an hitherto unknown incarnation whose existence he has spent centuries repressing, a secret he wants no one to know of. He is a relic of the past, part of the great Time War, when he spent centuries fighting alongside his fellow Time Lords against the Daleks and made the final decision to end...Terrific Doctor Who TARDIS and Dalek BagsKruKru Studio makes these really nice looking felt and leather bags that look like a TARDIS or even Daleks from Doctor Who. Who doesn t want a TARDIS messenger bag?Phone Booth Gold Plated Double Heart Friendship NecklaceI am so excited about this new piece that I designed and that I make it in the USA! This necklace is the perfect gift for friends or people whoDOCTOR DR WHO ORIGINAL SILVER NEMESIS SCREEN USED CYBERMAN GUN PROP CYBER-GUNDOCTOR DR WHO ORIGINAL SILVER NEMESIS SCREEN USED CYBERMAN GUN PROP CYBER-GUN in Collectables, Science Fiction, Doctor Who | eBayNewsFormer Doctor Who producer Philip Hinchcliffe has been reunited with his stars, Tom Baker and Louise Jameson, for ten brand new episodes of Doctor Who made for audio at Big Finish. Doctor Who: Philip Hinchcliffe Presents will consist of two epic full-cast stories, filled with all the drama and chills that marked Hinchcliffe's era of the TV show.Original Screen Used Doctor Who Cyberman Suit prop as seen on This MorningOriginal Screen Used Doctor Who Cyberman Suit prop as seen on This Morning in Collectables, Science Fiction, Doctor Who | eBayNewsToday sees the release of Doctor Who: Dark Eyes 2, the sequel to the BBC Audio Drama award-winning Dark Eyes. Starring Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor, with Ruth Bradley as Molly O'Sullivan, Nicola Walker as Liv Chenka and Alex Macqueen as the Master, it's an epic adventure in four parts, plus a bonus disc of interview material.Devo Spice to Release Doctor Who Concept Album - PR.comStockholm, NJ, February 10, 2014 --( PR.com)-- Comedy-rapper Devo Spice is set to release his Doctor Who concept album titled I Am The Doctor on February 22nd. The album-which comes with a multi-frame lenticular cover to simulate a parody of the show's iconic intro-features one song per incarnation of The Doctor plus the title track.Doctor Who: The Sleeping City Out Now - News - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.Dr Who original costume prop from 'Midwarp' 1986Dr Who original costume prop from 'Midwarp' 1986 in Collectables, Science Fiction, Doctor Who | eBayNewsAvailable now are the final Doctor Who releases for this month: main range release The Brood of Erys, starring Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor alongside Lisa Greenwood as Flip, and White Ghosts, with Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and Louise Jameson as Leela.Whovian ReviewsDoctor Who complete reviews: The Time of The DoctorSometimes, some of us Doctor Who aficionados are an ungrateful bunch. After spending more than a decade in the wilderness, the programme was brought back into the fold and welcomed with open arms and critical acclaim. And yet, from time to time, us fans just can't resist the odd grumble when things don't quite go our way.Tim Worthington: Doctor Who And The Doctor's WifeAnother of those Doctor Who reviews that didn't make it into Not On Your Telly , and we're into the first couple of episodes of Series 6a or whatever it is we're calling it now.Tim Worthington: Doctor Who And The Night TerrorsThe last of the actual Doctor Who reviews left out of Not On Your Telly - though there's a couple of Who-related pieces still to come - and originally puntastically titled 'Dolly Part-One (Of One)', this review of Night Terrors was done pretty much as a favour for a fanzine editor, as by that point I'd long since started to tire of reviewing 'new' Doctor Who.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day OneThe Last War in Albion will run tomorrow - scheduling snafu meant I failed to get it imaged up in time. Though frankly, this is not as dissimilar as TARDIS Eruditorum sometimes is. It's July 6 th, 2009. Cascada is at number one with "Evacuate the Dancefloor."Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Twopreviously] It should, of course, be remembered that the character who makes this proposal, Denise Riley, is the same one who we're told is going to succeed the Prime Minister following Bridget's calm overthrow of him in the story's conclusion. Which is to say that the problem really pointedly is not Frobisher but the system he represents.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Threepreviously] It is here, then, we have to turn to Jack's sexuality. One of the most enduring discussions about Jack is the way in which his sexuality evolves over the course of the series, as he goes from a pansexual action hero to, steadily, an almost exclusively gay male figure - indeed, Barrowman, in at least one interview, describes the character as a gay man.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside the Government: Torchwood: Children of Earth: Day Fourpreviously] Reproductive futurism invests itself in a future without content. It has to, because the future is defined as the place where we don't live but where our children do. But Jack, as we said, does live in the future.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #809: The Day of the Clown Part 1"Boy, they have no idea what they're moving in over the road from." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.6 2008. IN THIS ONE... Rani Chandra moves into 36 Bannerman Road. She's seeing a clown no one else does. REVIEW: Much as Sarah Jane might resist the idea, we know full well Rani Chandra is meant to join her little team.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #810: The Day of the Clown Part 2"There is a time and a place for an interview, and being chased by a clown from outer space is most definitely not it!" TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.13 2008. IN THIS ONE... The Pied Piper is defeated by mobile phones and bad jokes. REVIEW: This is a genuinely freaky episode.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #811: Secrets of the Stars Part 1"Sign of the twins. Two faces. That's this session over." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.20 2008. IN THIS ONE... Martin Trueman becomes the vessel of the Ancient Lights. Astrology trumps science.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #812: Secrets of the Stars Part 2"People used to say, Martin, you are not the centre of the universe. It turns out I am..." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Oct.27 2008. IN THIS ONE... Trueman's live TV broadcast puts each sign under his control, but Luke doesn't HAVE a sign. (Called it!)Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #813: The Mark of the Berserker Part 1"You know, when you left, at first I pretended it hadn't happened. That you'd just gone on holiday. And then I realised, no, you'd gone. Do you know what I did? I blamed Mum. I figured she must have done something really bad to drive you away.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #814: The Mark of the Berserker Part 2"There's a lot of my Dad in me. I saw that today, and I think, I think if it wasn't for you lot, I'd be weaker, like him." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.10 2008. IN THIS ONE... Clyde's dad takes him on a shopping spree and turns into a monster.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #815: The Temptation of Sarah Jane Smith Part 1"You've seen it in the movies. You go back you change one tiny thing, it has terrible consequences." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.17 2008. IN THIS ONE... The Trickster tricks Sarah Jane into going back in time to the day her parents died.Hello Tweetie14th February 1970: '#DoctorWho and the Silurians' Episode 3 was broadcast. What are your thoughts on this serial? http://t.co/PsK2sUuFd5ClassicDoctorWho24/7Rare showing for Pertwee programme at archive event: A 1977 programme featuring Jon Pertwee and his son Sean i... http://t.co/KWlQEEXVVQDoctor Who NewsA look behind the scenes of 'Time and the Rani' (1987). #DoctorWho #DrWho http://t.co/pvyWxruMi4ClassicDoctorWho24/7Tickets to the #DoctorWho Marathon in London on 22nd Feb are now on sale! Bag yours here: http://t.co/rDDN9tqdTV http://t.co/DXNHlgz2qbClassic Doctor WhoLobbyCon getting started. #gally1 http://t.co/U1rneq9X5uWillThe wonderful Billie Piper has flown to LA despite illness and will appear at #gally1 this weekend.Gallifrey OneOuterspace FacebookLegendary Who Director Christopher Barry has died at the age of 88. His work spanned 16 years, 43 episodes and the first four Doctors. Apart from bringing us four episodes of The Daleks, Chris was also entrusted with two of the first three regeneration stories, Power of the Daleks and Robot. A true gentle man, Chris will be greatly missed.Doctor Who Appreciation SocietyMike McCabe - This was a snow sculpture show in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada today.The Daily DalekHe Is ComingThe Minister of ChanceMornin' all. Happy Monday. #doctorwho #whovian #TARDISDirty WHOersThe Minister of ChanceTom Baker on the cover of the Radio Times for the show's 40th anniversary, 22-28 November 2003.Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsPatrick Troughton on the set of The Power of the Daleks.Doctor Who and the Tardis ~ The Classic YearsThe puppets are excited for a screening of Doctor Puppet episodes at Kawa Kon!The Doctor PuppetHand stitching hell! Stitching the first batch of Vortex Manipulators this week. #sore handsRubbertoe ReplicasDoctor Who Cos PlayGroup ShotM-SOSThe 11th Doctors find a fezM-SOSBritish Board of Film Censors Ratings NewsTHE SCIENCE OF DOCTOR WHO (WITH PROF. BRIAN COX) - THE SCIENCE OF DOCTOR WHO rated U by the BBFCPodcast and Audio Round-upWarning some podcast may not be suitable for children.Doctor Who: Podshock 294 - The Crimson Horror Reviewed, News, and MoreDoctor Who: Podshock - Episode 294 Running Time: 1:33:18 We review The Crimson Horror, plus Doctor Who news, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani , Dave Cooper , and . Don't be put off your mash, download it today! This podcast is made possible in part by Podshock Supporting Subscribers and from donations from listeners like you.A007 Dead LondonThis Doctor Who audiobook takes place in London, sort of, in several different periods in time, kinda, all at once. Confused? You ought to be. After appearing in court for a traffic violation, The Doctor is somehow transported back in time to the 17th century where he is immediately sentenced to death.Episode 61 - The Year of the Doctor!Alan, Andy and Derek look back on the 50th year of Doctor Who. Three Regenerations, Two returning Classic Monsters and one hell of a return by Paul McGann! Plus goodbye Matt, hello Peter! This entry was posted in Podcast and tagged #doctorwho, Doctor Who, drwho, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, War Doctor by friendsofderek.Doctor Who: Radio Free SkaroRadio Free Skaro previews the upcoming Gallifrey One convention in Los Angeles, CA from February 14-16.Doctor Who: Tin Dog Podcast : DWM Magazine Merchandise Poll... WHOSTROLOGY?The Top Rated Doctor Who Podcast. One fan, One mic and an opinion. What more does anyone need? Daleks, TARDIS, Cybermen, Sontarans, Ood, Classic Series, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Smith and New Who. Home of Whostrology and the Big Finish Retrospective.Earth Station Who Episode 61 - Resurrection of the DaleksThe ESW crew travels back 30 years to one of the only 5th Doctor stories to feature the tin terrors and their creator, Davros. Mike, Mike, the Phantom Troublemaker, and Shiksa dodge armed policemen, Kaled mutant creatures, Dalek and prison guard laser fire, poisonous gas, and exploding prison stations to review Tegan's last adventure with The Doctor, only to find that they all may be clones.Tim's Take On... : Tim's Take On: Episode 211(DWPA interview Graeme Harper at Whooverville 5)EDIT_HEREStaggering Stories Podcast " Blog Archive " Staggering Stories Commentary #107: Doctor Who - Daleks in ManhattanPodcast: Download (Duration: 48:49 - 28.0MB) Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Keith Dunn sit down, enveloped, in front of the 2007 Doctor Who episode, Daleks in Manhattan, and spout our usual nonsense! Laszlo has the snuffles, the Doctor and Martha are running around sewers and Dalek Sec wants a man.Doctor Who: The Flashing Blade Podcast : Doctor Who - The Flashing Blade Podcast - 1-177A nonsense of Doctor Who, Science Fiction, some music and general chat and sillyness, featuring Siobhan Gallichan and a revolving door of hosts...Staggering Stories Podcast " Blog Archive " Staggering Stories Commentary #108: Doctor Who - Evolution of the DaleksPodcast: Download (Duration: 48:58 - 28.1MB) Summary: Adam J Purcell, Andy Simpkins and Keith Dunn sit down, ear-ached, in front of the 2007 Doctor Who episode, Evolution of the Daleks, and spout our usual nonsense! 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294 - Doctor Who: Podshock

Doctor Who: Podshock - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 4:06pm

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 294
Running time: 1:33:18

We review The Crimson Horror, bring you the latest Doctor Who news, plus your feedback, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Ian Bisset.

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Christopher Barry (1925 – 2014)

BBC - Doctor Who - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:07am

Christopher Barry (above, left), one of the stalwarts of early Doctor Who. We’re sad to report the death of Christopher Barry, one of Doctor Who’s most significant directors.

He will be remembered forever for directing the episodes that introduced the Daleks but he was also at the helm for many other pivotal stories including the crucial debut adventures of the Second and Fourth Doctors, as well as The Daemons the 1971 five-parter that is often cited as one of the show’s finest entries.

Christopher Barry also worked on a number of other high-profile series including The Tripods, Moonbase 3 and Out of the Unknown but in the 1960s he was an integral part of Doctor Who’s genesis. Writing about him on the site for An Adventure in Space and Time, we recently noted, ‘Barry must take much of the credit for some early, magnificent moments in the history of Doctor Who: the scene where the Daleks are finally revealed is perfectly executed with the audience at home sharing the mixture of emotions caught on the faces of the Doctor and his companions as they viewed the monsters for the first time. Even more powerful is the first confrontation between human and Dalek, shot from the latter’s point of view, meaning poor Barbara Wright’s reaction to the sight is at once terrifying and frustrating. We share her shock but desperately want to see whatever has triggered the young woman’s horror… Yet we must wait a week for the full reveal!’

We ended that feature with these words: ‘In recent years Christopher Barry has talked at length about his involvement in Doctor Who. A thoughtful and engaging speaker he remains something of a fan favourite, both for the wonderful stories he directed and his take on the show he did so much to develop.’

Read more about the career of Christopher Barry (1925 – 2014).

 See some brilliant scenes directed by Christopher Barry including the Doctor’s first meeting with the Daleks, five priceless moments from The Daemons and some wonderful exchanges from the adventure that introduced the Sisterhood of Karn: The Brain of Morbius.

Categories: Doctor Who

Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 07 February 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:14am


A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse....

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And the Winner of the 'Best Dressed Early Doctor' Goes To...

BBC - Doctor Who - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 6:32am

Straight after the unveiling of the new Doctor’s costume  we asked you to vote on a simple question: which of the early Doctors was the snappiest dresser? You voted in your thousands and the full rundown of results may surprise you…

The Fourth Doctor, played by Tom Baker, was the runaway winner, raking in 47% of the votes. His triumph in the sartorial stakes is understandable as his famous, multi-coloured scarf became iconic and emblematic of not just of his Doctor, but Doctor Who itself. He may have had several wardrobe changes but after his first season his overall look comprising long coat and looping scarf became consistent, often embellished with a battered brown hat, knee length boots and the occasional waistcoat. His appearance managed to remain distinctive without becoming bizarre. Bohemian, fun but never outrageous, his taste in clothes ensured he won this poll by literally thousands of votes. When the Fourth Doctor’s companion, Romana once donned a replica of his own familiar costume, he was the first to congratulate her. ‘That's exactly right!’ he told her.  ‘I never realised you had such a sense of style!’

The Third Doctor, played by Jon Pertwee, scooped second place after claiming 14% of the votes. Like the Fourth Doctor, his costume varied considerably during his time in the TARDIS. His largely colourless ensemble favoured in his early adventures gradually gave way to a more daring wardrobe full of bright velvet jackets and big black bowties. Little wonder that when the First Doctor himself gazed down on him during The Three Doctors, he quickly branded him a dandy!

The Fifth Doctor took third place with 12%. His outfit remained largely unchanged throughout his era – an old-fashioned, predominantly cream-coloured cricketer’s costume perked up with a stick of celery on his lapel. ‘Brave choice…’ The Tenth Doctor once remarked, ‘Not a lot of men can carry off a decorative vegetable!’

The Seventh Doctor, with his paisley scarf and tie, two-toned brogues and tank top covered in question marks notched up a creditable 10% of the votes, coming slightly ahead of the Sixth Doctor. Many people have commented on the garishness of his attire, but the combination of bright coat, yellow and black trousers and red spats was a favourite with some fans and brought the Sixth Doctor to fifth place in this poll.

The First and Second Doctors came in with 6% and 4% respectively, possibly because their costumes were so seldom seen in colour. You can check out all of the early Doctors’ outfits in our costume gallery and we’d like to say a massive thanks to everyone who took the time to vote: thank you!

And so finally, the complete rundown of results in our poll to find which of the early Doctors was the snappiest dresser is as follows:

 

1st: The Fourth Doctor (47%)

2nd: The Third Doctor (14%)

3rd: The Fifth Doctor (12%)

4th: The Seventh Doctor (10%)

5th: The Sixth Doctor (7%)

6th: The First Doctor (6%)

7th: The Second Doctor (4%)

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293 - Doctor Who: Podshock

Doctor Who: Podshock - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 3:36am

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 293
Running time: 1:45:23

We review Journey to the Center of the TARDIS, bring you the latest Doctor Who news, plus your feedback, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Taras Hnatyshyn.

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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 31 January 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:44am


A mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian....


[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 31 January 2014" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 31 January 2014A mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian....

Storified by David Lewis· Fri, Jan 31 2014 07:43:02

The Costume...
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Amelia Pond.AicsamThe Liberty of the GracesthedarkenedkeeperThe Silence [Doctor Who] - CommissionSpookyChanDoctor Who - Fannual 1mikedawsTardis Time n SpaceWraithdudeDoctor WholittleMURDoctor Who Fannual - 2mikedawsWholock - Sherlock meets the DoctorurbansketcherTardismattleedrewthisThe Doctors!OnceInAwhile89Universe detourLibertadesSketch o'the Week- The 12th Doctor! | Tom's MAD Blog!The BBC just released the first image of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, complete with his costume, so I could not resist doing a drawing of him as the official Doctor. I will NOT be issuing another limited edition print with Capaldi added, because that would just not be right.Doctor WhoovesMy little pony Dr.WhoovesSketchSkysWhovian MerchandiseThe latest issue of #DoctorWho Adventures hits the shops today – full of posters, puzzles and an unseen adventure with the Eleventh Doctor and Clara, as well as rather nifty paint-your-own monster magnet set. Plenty to keep little Time Lords (and us) busy! Find out more at www.dwamag.com Also available on iPad.Doctor WhoBlogtor Who: EXCLUSIVE: Artwork & notes from 11 Disc Collector's Soundtrack set [Part 10]As announced last year, Silva Screen are releasing an incredible limited edition soundtrack boxset featuring eleven discs of music spanning every era of The Doctor. This magnificent collection, due for release very soon, comes presented in its very own TARDIS boxset and is a must for any fan of Doctor Who music through the years.Whoogle's Little Shop - Doctor Who - The Complete Series 8 [DVD]Doctor Who News: An Adventure in Space and Time: soundtrack albumSilva Screen have announced the track listing and release date for Edmund Butt 's score from the 50th Anniversary drama An Adventure in Space and Time .Whoogle's Little Shop - Doctor Who - The Complete Series 8 [Blu-ray] [Region Free]Charlotte Pollard Series One Now Available for Pre-Order! - News - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.Whovian ReviewsDoctor Who Action Figure Review: SFX Dalek Guard from 'The Chase'batmanmarchSiskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #795: Planet of the Ood"The Ood. They came from a distant world. They voyaged across the stars. All with one purpose..." "Do you take milk and sugar?" TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Apr.19 2008. IN THIS ONE... The Doctor and Donna visit an Ood farm.The Blog of DelightsWhile previous plays in this run have been TV scripts written but not made, this one was never seriously considered. Barbara Clegg wrote the excellent Enlightenment in 1983 but her four further proposals never went any farther than a one and half page outline.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #796: The Sontaran Stratagem"You know the Doctor. He's like fire. Stand too close and you might get burnt." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Apr.26 2008. IN THIS ONE... First appearance of the new series Sontarans, Martha is with UNIT, and the mystery of ATMOS.Philip Sandifer: Writer: You Were Expecting Someone Else 27 (The Eyeless)It is not as though there are not writers from the Wilderness Years who carried on writing tie-in material for the new series. Several have, from both the Virgin and BBC Books eras. And, of course, there are the handful of Wilderness Years contributors who have contributed the odd television story or two like Mark Gatiss, Paul Cornell, and Russell T Davies.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #797: The Poison Sky"This isn't war, this is sport." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired May 3 2008. IN THIS ONE... The Sontaran poison the sky, the Doctor burns it. REVIEW: Knowing the episode wasn't very good, I tried very hard to find things I liked in it.TARDIS MusingsIn which the Doctor's attempts to educate Leela in the ways of her ancestors goes awry - again. Instead of a visit to the Brighton Pavilion, the TARDIS gets lost in the fog and materialises on the desolate Fang Rock, in the English Channel, whose only inhabitants are the three crewmen of its lighthouse.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #799: The Unicorn and the Wasp"The thrill is in the chase, never in the capture." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired May 17 2008. IN THIS ONE... The Doctor meets Agatha Chri...Doctor Who The Moonbase DVD ReviewDoctor Who The Moonbase Review by Paul Bowler The TARDIS is thrown off course and makes a bumpy landing on the Moon in 2070 where the Doctor (Patrick Troughton) and companions Jamie (Frazer Hines), Ben (Michael Craze) and Polly (Anneke Wills) discover a weather control station where a mysterious plague has broken out.Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #798: The Doctor's Daughter"I'm not impossible. Just a bit unlikely." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired May 10 2008. IN THIS ONE... On a world of clones at war, the Doctor spawns a daughter. REVIEW: Bit of a tear-jerker this one, though watching it repeatedly takes away from the effect.Doctor Who - DragonfireDoctor Who Story 151 - Dragonfire Written by Ian Briggs What's It About? On the planet Svartos the Doctor and Mel reunite with Sabalom Gl...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #800: Silence in the Library"You've only just met him." "No, he's only just met me." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired May 31 2008. IN THIS ONE...Voyages Extraordinaires: The Original Doctor Who: The Beginning (2013)Released in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, Big Finish provides us with the chronologically first adventure of the o...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #801: Forest of the Dead"The forests of the Vashta Nerada, pulped and printed and bound. A million, million books, hatching shadows." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Jun.7 2008. IN THIS ONE... Donna has a family, sort of. River Song dies, sort of.Philip Sandifer: Writer: Another Look For My Recorder (Planet of the Dead)It's April 11, 2009. Lady Gaga is at number one with "Poker Face," with Flo Rida and Ke$ha, Beyonce, and Taylor Swift also charting. This...Doctor Who: Afterlife by Matt Fitton (CD review),With the fallout, from 'Gods And Monsters' haunting Ace and the Doctor, it's time to make some amends in the 'Afterlife'. Ace is very bitter about the death of Hex and she can't forgive the Doctor. It's like the scales have been taken from her eyes and she's sees the Doctor, the man with two hearts as completely heartless.TARDIS MusingsIn which the TARDIS is invaded by an alien virus, which infects the Doctor. The ship had just passed through a strange cloud in space. The virus fails to have any affect on Leela. A few hours earlier, a space shuttle taking the relief crew to the base on Saturn's moon Titan had encountered the same phenomenon and they had all been infected.Hello TweetieHere's the logo the crew are wearing on their new hoodies - maybe the new logo for the show? #dwsr http://t.co/D5ZrOGgZY9Ryan FarrellThe new boots worn by the Doctor are not Dr. Martens as our expert costume department believed they were but he may wear them in the future.Doctor Who OfficialA Doctor Puppet Video Update! http://t.co/T5W0NCpNqwDoctor PuppetWe can confirm that neither Peter Capaldi or Jenna Coleman have twitter accounts. Don’t be fooled by the fakes!Doctor Who Official#DoctorWho Subscriber Special Short Trips Available Now http://t.co/H5oTasss8p via @bigfinishNicholas BriggsOuterspace FacebookAUTUMN 2014Doctor Who 50th Anniversary ZoneSteampunked Tardis interior console room by wonderwig. via wonderwig.deviantart.comSteampunkDoctor Who OverdoseLook! No hands. #doctorwho #whovian #petercapaldiDirty WHOersIssue 429 of Celestial Toyroom is at the printer. Contents of this bumper edition include: Event Review - Doctor Who and Me Article - Childhood Cool Things - Carnival of Monsters... The Repeated Meme - The Time of the Doctor Dear DWAS... Article - Hype(r) Tube The Fan View 50th Anniversary Poll AnalysisSee MoreDoctor Who Appreciation SocietySteampunk Cyberman (via The World Of Steam page) EmThe Daily DalekThrilled to announce that Dark Eyes is the WINNER of the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2014 Best Online or Non-Broadcast Audio drama. Written and directed by Nick, autographed and dedicated copies of the Dark Eyes 4+1 CD box set are availabe from www.nicholasbriggs.comNicholas Briggs OfficialA recently discovered photo of William Hartnell, believed to be from "The Celestial Toymaker". The composition is quite superb, and captures the essence of The First Doctor quite wonderfully.Doctor Who Appreciation SocietyZamandan bir kesit daha. #S,ahinDoctor-Who Türkiye GrubuDoctor Who Cos PlayGot a load of new material coming your way! I'll start with this instant classic. Photo credit: Caitlin Carmichael A.K.A. SkissoredScott Baldwin - Tenth Doctor CosplayerPodcast and Audio Round-upWarning some podcast may not be suitable for children.Doctor Who Show-runner Steven Moffat on Peter Capaldi by FRonlineWe asked Steven Moffat what it was about Peter that is going to make him a great Doctor for Doctor Who2MTL 334: Amid the Chaos, There Comes a Costume!"breaking" news 2MTL updates appreciation audio play BBC America Big Finish casting Christmas specials classic series comics companions continuity conventions culture Doctor Who abroad DWO WhoCast Eleventh Doctor fandom Gallifrey One guest appearance guest commentary Hurricane Who interview Matt Smith new series online pontification Radio Free Skaro regeneration review romance in the TARDIS Russell T.DOCTOR WHOMSusan hears Episode 2 of The Diddly Dum Podcast and falls to the ground screaming: "Grandfather! I've hurt my mind!" Listen in as The Three Who Drool go on location in the Death Zone to present Episode 2 of The Diddly Dum Podcast live from Rassilon's Tower.Earth Station Who Episode 60 - TorchwoodThe 21st century is when it all changes. One difference is the introduction of the first official Doctor Who spin off for mature viewers, Torchwood. Mike, Mike, Jen, Josh Wilson, and Jason De La Torre travel to Cardiff, London, the U.S., Shanghai, and Buenos Aires, following the exploits of Captain Jack Hartness, Gwen Copper, and company.Tim's Take On... : Tim's Take On: Episode 209(DWPA interview Kevin Jon Davies at Whooverville 5)EDIT_HEREEpisode #7: Martha Jones Deserved BetterThis week's companion discussion focuses on Martha! Did she deserve another series to allow her character to develop further? Also, Ary sheds some light on her character based on details revealed in Torchwood. 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Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who Costume Revealed in First Look Picture

BBC - Doctor Who - Wed, 01/29/2014 - 4:46am

The BBC has released the first picture of Peter Capaldi wearing the new Doctor’s costume (above) along with a press release that reads:

The Doctor has a new look as Peter Capaldi’s era officially begins.  In a picture released today by the BBC, Capaldi can be seen in the costume that will define his time as the Twelfth Time Lord in one of TV’s biggest roles.  Sporting a dark blue Crombie coat with red lining, dark blue trousers, a white shirt as well as sturdy, black shoes, the look was created by Doctor Who costume designer Howard Burden. 

Commenting on his costume, Peter Capaldi said: “He's woven the future from the cloth of the past. Simple, stark, and back to basics. No frills, no scarf, no messing, just 100 per cent Rebel Time Lord.”  While lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat added: “New Doctor, new era, and of course new clothes. Monsters of the universe, the vacation is over - Capaldi is suited and booted and coming to get you!” 

Filming for episode one of series 8 began earlier this month, after 10.2 million tuned-in on Christmas Day to get their first much-anticipated glimpse of Capaldi’s Doctor.  Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One, commented: "Peter Capaldi's Doctor is officially recorded in history today with the unveiling of his new costume.  It's sharp, smart and stylish - The Twelfth Time Lord means business."  

Doctor Who is a BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC One.

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Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who Costume Revealed in First Look Picture

BBC - Doctor Who - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 1:33pm

The BBC has released the first picture of Peter Capaldi wearing the new Doctor’s costume (above) along with a press release that reads:

The Doctor has a new look as Peter Capaldi’s era officially begins.  In a picture released today by the BBC, Capaldi can be seen in the costume that will define his time as the Twelfth Time Lord in one of TV’s biggest roles.  Sporting a dark blue Crombie coat with red lining, dark blue trousers, a white shirt as well as black Dr. Marten shoes, the look was created by Doctor Who costume designer Howard Burden. 

Commenting on his costume, Peter Capaldi said: “He's woven the future from the cloth of the past. Simple, stark, and back to basics. No frills, no scarf, no messing, just 100 per cent Rebel Time Lord.”  While lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat added: “New Doctor, new era, and of course new clothes. Monsters of the universe, the vacation is over - Capaldi is suited and booted and coming to get you!” 

Filming for episode one of series 8 began earlier this month, after 10.2 million tuned-in on Christmas Day to get their first much-anticipated glimpse of Capaldi’s Doctor.  Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One, commented: "Peter Capaldi's Doctor is officially recorded in history today with the unveiling of his new costume.  It's sharp, smart and stylish - The Twelfth Time Lord means business."  

Doctor Who is a BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC One.

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292 - Doctor Who: Podshock

Doctor Who: Podshock - Sun, 01/26/2014 - 9:36pm

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 292
Running time: 1:40:51

We review Hide, bring you the latest Doctor Who news, plus your feedback, and more. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Taras Hnatyshyn.

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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 24 January 2014

TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:34am


Another round-up of the latest news and tidbits from the world of Doctor Who, including Doctor Who at the NTA, Tom Baker at Eighty, plus the best images, podcasts and reviews from the Whoniverse....


[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 24 January 2014" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 24 January 2014Another round-up of the latest news and tidbits from the world of Doctor Who, including Doctor Who at the NTA, Tom Baker at Eighty, plus the best images, podcasts and reviews from the Whoniverse....

Storified by David Lewis· Fri, Jan 24 2014 07:33:28

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Coleman opened up about filming for Doctor Who series eight last night, after the BBC1 sci-fi show won two awards at the National Television Awards for best drama and best dramatic performance, for former-Doctor Matt Smith.National Television Awards: Radio Times meets Doctor Who's Jenna ColemanradiotimesdigitalDoctor Who's Jenna Coleman wears plunging gown to National Television Awards | Showbiz | News | Daily ExpressThe 27-year-old was chosen to accept the Best Drama Performance accolade for her former Doctor Who co-star Matt Smith - who is currently working in the US. As she took to the stage, Jenna looked stunning in a floor-length black dress which featured a plunging neckline and cape sleeves.Whovian NewsCapaldi regeneration figure and host of toys for 2014 unveiledBy Christopher Allen on | Permalink Tags: Eleventh Doctor, Twelfth Doctor, Tenth Doctor, Collectables, Featured A range of new Doctor Who...EXCLUSIVE: Titan Acquires "Doctor Who" License, Will Feature Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth DoctorsIn the universe of Doctor Who regenerations bring not only a new Doctor but often a fresh look and feel to the series and BBC Worldwide is bringing that same approach to Doctor Who comics as it signs a new deal with Titan Comics.First look at Geronimo and Gallifrey series TITANS! - News @ Titan MerchandiseFirst look at Geronimo and Gallifrey series TITANS! -Unveiled at The Toy Fair 2014 - News @ TitanMerchandise.comDoctor Who News: Ken Trew 1936-2014Veteran BBC costume designer Ken Trew , the man who designed the Seventh Doctor's costume as well as revamping the Third Doctor's costume...Doctor Who News: Arthur Darvill joins Who Down UnderArthur Darvill who played Rory Williams in Doctor Who, is to join The Doctor is in event taking place in Australia this March. Darvill jo...Doctor Who Online - News & Reviews - Obituary: Jerome Willis (1928-2014)Jerome was perhaps best known to Doctor Who fans for appearing in the Classic Series, 3rd Doctor adventure; The Green Death as Stevens. J...Doctor Who News: Verity Lambert biography to be publishedA biography of Doctor Who's first producer is to be published next January. Drama and Delight: The Life and Legacy of Verity Lambert is being written by Richard Marson and will be brought out by Miwk Publishing Ltd .Dr Who heads to PadihamSci-Fi fans who bought 14,000 Dr Who books have donated some of the time-travelling tales to a Padiham school. Budding young timelords and cybermen from St John the Baptist RC Primary were given six books from the Target Who group who purchased the haul of stories on Ebay.The Science of Doctor Who to tour AustraliaPermalink Tags: Live Events, Featured Ever wondered whether time travel to other dimensions is really possible? Then wonder no more, as The Science of Doctor Who announces an Australian tour in spring. A live stage event created by the Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) in collaboration with BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand, the show explores the scientific mysteries highlighted in the iconic BBC TV series.Whovian ExtrasOh, nothin', just some Doctor Who fan art... by Peter Capaldi!?S We've known since his reveal as the Twelfth Doctor that Peter Capaldi is a mahoosive Doctor Who fan, but he's also apparently been know...In Print Comic: IN PRINT - THE I FILES Part 3They're not here for Jack? I don't think anyone expected that, including Jack it would seem. I mean surely he's wanted by several law enf...GLITTER GUNS and LASER BEAMSThe latest issue of Whotopia has just now been released. 100 pages! The latest issue of Whotopia is now online and available to download for your reading pleasure. All Whotopia issues are available for free and published in PDF format which can be easily uploaded to your PC or e-Reader for your reading pleasure.Lords of Time #3: Doctor Who Vs Future Diary"You got a Dead End right?" - Yuno"How did you know that?" - Yuki"I saw it coming a mile away." - Yuno Although I am a huge fan of time t...Doctor Who: A Guide to Being a Less-Annoying Whovian"I wish I had a Dr. Who filter" That's a phrase I've seen a fair amount recently on my Facebook newsfeed, and as the countdown to Super Bowl XLVII: The Ballening begins right now I am very sympathetic to how aggravating ho fans have probably been over the course of the last year.Doctor Who: the Doctor's moralityIs the Doctor really "never cruel or cowardly"? Andrew ponders the Time Lord's morality...Philip Sandifer: Writer: Outside The Government 16: The Matt Smith AnnouncementOn January 3, 2009, Matt Smith was unveiled as David Tennant's successor in a television special on BBC One. Hindsight, if it ever bothers to look at these relatively ephemeral documents in the first place, will surely view this as the rough draft of the Peter Capaldi announcement.Tom Baker at EightySteven Moffat on the Fourth Doctor - Doctor Who - BBCbbcIn Conversation with Tom BakerTom Baker discusses playing the Doctor and his return, in 2013, to Doctor Who.Tom Baker at 80The Fourth Doctor debuts and is pitted against old foes plus the deadly Wirrn!BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Tom Baker at 80: The Tom Baker StoryThe Doctor Who Team Thomas 'Tom' Stewart Baker was born in Liverpool on 20 January, 1934. He left school aged 15 to become a monk, throwi...Tom Baker: "I became a hero"Legendary Fourth Doctor Tom Baker talks to us about his time on Doctor Who, how he feels about turning 80, and the one word he uses to describe his Doctor... 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Doctor Who Double at Awards!

BBC - Doctor Who - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:45pm

Doctor Who has won two National Television Awards, receiving wins for Best Drama and Best Drama Performance for Matt Smith. Celebrating its 19th year, the NTAs were held at The O2 Arena in London and with voting power in the hands of the public, this awards ceremony truly reflects the audience’s opinion. So with a double win for Doctor Who we’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted! And to celebrate winning the award Matt Smith has recorded his very own personal video message to fans!Doctor Who has won two National Television Awards, receiving wins for Best Drama and Best Drama Performance for Matt Smith. 
Celebrating its 19th year, the NTAs were held at The O2 Arena in London and with voting power in the hands of the public, this awards ceremony truly reflects the audience’s opinion. So with a double win for Doctor Who we’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted! And to celebrate winning the award Matt Smith has recorded his very own personal video message to fans!

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Tom Baker at 80: The Tom Baker Story

BBC - Doctor Who - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 5:53am

Thomas ‘Tom’ Stewart Baker was born in Liverpool on 20 January, 1934. He left school aged 15 to become a monk, throwing off his cowl in his early twenties and later completing his national service in the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving from 1955 until 1957. Tom’s interest in acting burgeoned when he took part in the medical corps’ amateur dramatics and following his demob he enrolled at drama school. After treading the boards in hits including Dial M for Murder and Hay Fever, Tom joined the National Theatre in 1968 and starred alongside such greats as Laurence Olivier in The Merchant of Venice and Derek Jacobi (later the Master in Utopia) in The Idiot.

He soon branched out into film and TV work and received a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the 1971 movie, Nicholas and Alexandra. Other early roles included an eccentric doctor(!) in the BBC’s version of The Millionairess (see image below) and Koura in the big screen epic, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad.

After Jon Pertwee announced he was leaving Doctor Who, the search for the Fourth Doctor began. The BBC’s then Head of Serials, Bill Slater, who had directed Tom in The Millionairess, contacted Doctor Who’s producer, Barry Letts, recommending him for the role of the Time Lord. When Letts saw The Golden Voyage of Sinbad he was convinced that he had found the perfect replacement for Jon Pertwee and so, on the evening of 8 June 1974, the Third Doctor, riddled with radiation, stumbled out of the TARDIS and began to regenerate… Moments later (image below) the world was introduced to Tom Baker as the Doctor!

Tom Baker’s Doctor was brimming with bohemian swagger and during his first full episode as the Time Lord he donned a battered hat and a long coloured scarf – elements that would become part of Doctor Who’s iconography. His Doctor could be at times funny, charming and insensitive. His farewell to long-time companion Leela was a master class in apparent apathy but his gentle words, ‘I’ll miss you too, savage…’, spoken only after she could no longer hear him, indicated he had his hearts in the right place. 

But for all his humour and heroism, there was another side to the Fourth Doctor, as Steven Moffat - Doctor Who’s Executive Producer and lead writer - recently commented: ‘I was terribly taken with him but slightly frightened of him…  We misremember Tom Baker’s Doctor. He was very funny, very charming but you never knew what the hell was going on behind those terrifying eyes!’

Tom Baker hung up his scarf after seven hugely successful seasons and on 21 March, 1981 the Fourth Doctor regenerated… Away from the world of Doctor Who Tom enjoyed a number of stage successes with roles varying from Long John Silver in Treasure Island, Frank in Educating Rita and Judge Brack in Hedda Gabler. His television work included regular stints on Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Medics and The Silver Chair adaptation from The Chronicles of Narnia (see image below). He also appeared in Douglas Adams’ Hyperland, an episode of Blackadder II and from 2003-2006 he was the narrator voice of the sketch show Little Britain. 

Tom had a cameo playing the Doctor in Dimensions in Time (1993) and went on to delight fans with appearances at conventions, always happy to recount amusing anecdotes based on his time in the TARDIS. In 2013 he returned to Doctor Who in The Day of the Doctor – you can watch the scene now! Tom’s appearance came towards the end of the adventure and for many it proved to be one of the highlights of the 50th anniversary celebrations.

So… What lies ahead for one of the most popular Doctors ever? To quote Tom Baker’s final words in The Day of the Doctor, ‘Who knows, eh? Who knows?’

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