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.

Dad, I’m the Doctor!

New Doctor Who star Matt Smith has revealed how he kept the secret of his casting in late 2008 – but eventually could hold it in no longer and told his dad! Speaking this week to Doctor Who Magazine, Smtih – just 26 when cast as the Eleventh incarnation of the Time Lord – revealed…

Moffat Explains “Series 1″

New Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffat has explained in the new Doctor Who Magazine just why the series is titled “Series 1″ rather than “Series 5″. (Note: Kasterborous prefers the traditional numbering – the 2005 return of the series should be considered season 27, this years run should be considered season 31). Many fans…

Simon Nye Confirmed

Following rumours and speculation over possible writers earlier in the week, the current issue of Doctor Who Magazine features confirmation that Men Behaving Badly writer Simon Nye is joining Richard Curtis as a 2010 series scriptwriter! Of course, the knives are out already – Steven Moffat’s earlier television work (Press Gang, Joking Apart, Coupling) is…

Karen Gillan and Matt Smith Chat

Talking to Doctor Who Magazine, Doctor Who actor Matt Smith has revealed that his incarnation of the Time Lord is markedly different to his predecessors. The latest DWM features interviews with the new Eleventh Doctor and his companion Amy Pond, played by Karen Gillan – who incidentally described meeting Smith for the first time as …

Ice Cold Who

It might be cold outside – Kasterborous Towers is buried under 4 inches of snow – but that hasn’t stopped new Doctor Who stars Matt Smith and gorgeous Karen Gillan from getting on with the job. While the United Kingdom freezes – a change to the unseasonable weather we’ve had for the past 10 or…

The End of Time for Australia!

The End of Time hits Australian screens next month, bringing the conclusion of David Tennant and Russell T Davies’ time on Doctor Who to fans “down under”. TVTonight.com have revealed that the two part adventure will air on consecutive weekends in February: Part 1 will screen at 7:30pm Sunday February 14 on ABC1. Part 2…

More GingerGate

Earlier this week, we reported on “GingerGate” – the bonkers notion that Doctor Who producers have an aversion to red haired people as exemplified by ill-educated whingebags on internet message boards. This all stems to the brief scene at closing moments of The End of Time, Part Two in which the newly born Eleventh Doctor…

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