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 Repeat Audience

The Next Doctor was aired on BBC One at 6pm on Saturday evening, a surprise repeat of the 2008 Christmas special which starred David Tennant, David Morrissey and Dervla Kirwan. Weather and alternative scheduling failed to work in the broadcast’s favour however – and given that most viewers saw it just 7 months ago, this…

Barrowman’s Desperate

As TV shows go it’s hardly as sophisticated as Torchwood: Children of Earth, but Captain Jack Harkness actor John Barrowman seems to be keen on a role in Desperate Housewives. Speaking to BBC Radio 1 Barrowman revealed that he’s off to LA ths weekend. “I’m off to Los Angeles on Sunday again. I probably shouldn’t…

Tennant: I Have Hairy Toes

Last weekend’s San Diego Comic Con saw at least two web-based rumours but to bed – no Doctor Who movie, and David Tennant won’t be playing the lead role in The Hobbit. “I’m a bit tall, aren’t I?” he joked. “I know they do things with CGI now, but I’m 6’1″. Hobbits are little. I…

Dalek Actor Obituaries

Theatrical agent Michael Summerton – who died on June 16th 2009 – made the transition from acting following an appearance in Doctor Who in the shell of one of the Daleks from the aliens very first appearance, the 1963 tale The Daleks. Summerton’s early career is one of might have been moments, and much of…

Tom: I Was Just Back Being Me

There’s good coverage in various organs of Tom Baker’s Doctor Who return with BBC Audiobooks, and it’s notable reaidng all of these clps that his interview with DWM (issue 411, out now) offers the great man’s current view of playing the Doctor – not to mention his thoughts on his own ability. It’s interesting to…

Rifty Business

Russell T Davies chatted with io9.com at the San Diego Comic Con, discussing the risk of Children of Earth, the death of Ianto and the future of Torchwood… It seems strange that in the interview Russell seems to spend the entire time defending himself, whether on the subject of Rose Tyler in Doctor Who, how…

Identity Theft!

Newsbiscuit.com have thrown another Doctor Who themed blinder out in their selection of community-written comedy news/sature this week – all about identity theft and one David Tennant… I could suggest you go over there to read it – but frankly there’s enough about Newsbiscuit such as a wonderful community atmosphere, a vote-based submissions policy and…

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