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.

Doctor Who Still “Cult”?

Digital Spy have listed Doctor Who in their list of “cult” shows for 2010 – with the Steven Moffat/Matt Smith era of the show listed alongside other BBC favourites Survivors and Ashes to Ashes. Lining up alongside Being Human, Heroes, Lost, 24 – shows that can realistically be described as “cult” in the UK due…

End of Time Pt 1 Final Ratings

Figures from BARB – the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board – have revealed that final figures for The End of Time, Part One were much higher than the early “overnight” figures suggested, with over 11 million tuning in for David Tennant’s penultimate Doctor Who episode. The figures are impressive, with 11.57 million watching the initial broadcast…

New 11th Doctor Image

As seen on the BBC’s Official Doctor Who website to herald the birth – and trailer – of the Eleventh Doctor, the BBC have released a new image featuring Matt Smith wielding what appears to be a new sonic screwdriver. A small version of the image is seen accompanying this article – meanwhile portrait and…

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 …

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