Doctor Who News

All the latest Doctor Who news collected from around the web. Our sources include Twitter, Facebook, Google Alerts and Doctor Who Magazine, press releases from the BBC, Big Finish, AudioGo and others, as well as our readers! If you have a news story, please let us know!

News is compiled and edited by Christian Cawley, with help from Philip Bates. Our news team consists of Christian, Philip, Andrew Reynolds and Meredith Burnett.

Carry On Doctor Who

Always thought that the BBC left Doctor Who to rot in the 1990s? Think they didn’t care? Prepare to be amazed… The Times have told today how at one point Doctor Who was considered as the basis for a Carry On movie! As the series has had top comedy writers such as Douglas Adams and…

Doctor Who General Notes

A cool article in the Telegraph today discusses some pre-production notes from 1963, in which the genesis of Doctor Who is revealed. The paper summarises the notes as describing “A paranoid fugitive who travelled the galaxy in an invisible flying saucer, suffering from LSD-style depressions and trying to halt scientific progress.” It seems that the…

Love Letters

This autumn will see the publishing of Doctor Who: The Writer’s Tale by Russell T Davies and journalist Benjamin Cook (Doctor Who Magazine). Described by publishers BBC Books as “It’s not only the ultimate ‘Doctor Who’ book, it’s a celebration of the creative process and a love letter to great television.” …the book will provide…

Can I Have My Ball Back?

Doctor Who of yesteryear Peter Davison has remarked in a Digital Spy interview how he would like to make another return to the series. Following his tear-jerking appearance in the Children in Need cutaway Time Crash, in which the Tenth Doctor comes face to face with his earlier self, Davison has said “I would certainly…

Annual Illustrator Dies

Responsible for many a formative years experience vivid images of Doctor Who in print, World Distributors annual illustrator (and publican) Walter Howarth has died, at the age of 80. The artist delighted youngsters by interpreting some of the most famous fictional characters as line drawings such as The Lone Ranger, Dempsey and Makepeace and Bonanza,…

From Out of the Rain Preview

Torchwood continues with this chilling-sounding adventure from master of chills PJ Hammond, who brought us Series 1’s Small Worlds From Out of the Rain sees Jack and Ianto take centre stage against a terrible foe from beyond existence… When an old cinema re-opens, past horrors emerge to stalk the streets of Cardiff. And as bodies…

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