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.

Temperate London in K-9

The Australian production that is K-9 has revealed that the show’s setting of a future London with palm trees – due to shooting in Brisbane – can be explained away by changes to the climate by “global warming” More details of the tenuous spin-off have been revealed, notably: Set in London of 2050, the series…

Evening with Dez Skinn

Organised by the team behind last October’s brilliant Doctor Who Comics PubCon – Vworp Vworp!, the Lass O’Gowrie is proud to present an Audience with Dez Skinn on July 8th from 6:30pm, in conjunction with Quality Communications. For those of you who don’t know, aside from being the founding father of Doctor Who Weekly, Dez…

The Dalton Rumour

First reported around a month ago, former James Bond Timothy Dalton was allegedly cast as a villain in David Tennant’s final Doctor Who episodes. With speculation claiming “Time Lord!”, “Regenerated Master!” and much more, it all went a bit quiet on the Dalton front, and other than the declaration that: He’s in the UK right…

Further Specials Casting

At least one piece of casting news seems to be grounded in fact today – Being Human actress Sinead Keenan is apparently in the final Doctor Who episodes to star David Tennant. According to SFX (via the Ultimate Doctor Who blog) Being Human creator Toby Whithouse told them: “Russell T Davies would email me after…

BBC America Picks Up Who

BBC America have planned a week of High Definition content for July – and the highlight is the recent Easter Special Planet of the Dead, which will be followed by the subsequent 2010 Doctor Who specials. Joining Doctor Who on BBC America wll be Primeval, Being Human and editions of non-genre programming such as Top…

Where Have I Seen Karen Gillan?

Although pretty much a newcomer, pretty new Doctor Who co-star Karen Gillan’s most notable work is thankfully available on Youtube, including a selection of sketches from 2008s The Kevin Bishop Show. Mechanic (check out the accent!): The OCD OC: Fony PlaySlab – Supermarket Checkout Girls Not for kids – The Gay Pretender: And my favourite…

Tennant Reprises Hamlet

The BBC has announced that David Tennant, Patrick Stewart and all key cast from the 2008 RSC production of Hamlet will be reunited to record the Shakespeare classic for posterity. This is the culmination of a long campaign to have the production recorded folloing realisation of how popular it had been and how it could…

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