New Series Theme Tune & Friday Press Round-up

Released today on the SFX website – Murray Gold, composer of “The Second Coming” and “Queer as Folk” scores has been confirmed as arranger of the new series theme tune!

SFX report that the theme tune was delivered on 17th December, and that it contains the classic 1970s “cliffhanger screech”! Russell T. Davies describes the new arrangement as “faithful” to the original.

This exciting news can be read in it’s entirety at; the new issue of SFX 129 is released February 16th and features part one of an interview with Russel T. Davies, plus a Doctor Who cover by Chris Achilleos.

Following the news from BBC Worldwide and Character Options regarding the deal to manufacture new Doctor Who toys, has run an article with comments from retailers – this article can be found here .

Christian Cawley


A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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