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.

Husband and Wife Writing Team

Fear not – the headline refers to John Reppion and Leah Moore, the husband and wife writing team behind the latest IDW Doctor Who comic book series, and not the bizarre couple Pip and Jane Baker (responsible for 1980s serials The Mark of the Rani, Terror of the Vervoids, Time and the Rani). Illustarted by…

Balls of String

David Tennant has been quoted on the Now Magazine website talking about his decisions to join and (more recently) leave the show. The content seems to be what we have been used to over the years – praise for Russell T Davies, admiration for the original series… and then you look at it with more…

Planet of the Dead: Bus-ted?

Reports indicate that the red London bus shipped overseas for lcoation shooting of Planet of the Dead has been damaged during transport, and is unable to be used, necessitating considerable rewrites of the Russell T Davies and Gareth Roberts script. The bus would be a location double for the one used in the past few…

Dalek Operator Death in Nationals

The UK press have in numbers reported on the sad passing of Doctor Who extra and Dalek operator John Scott Martin, who died recently following illness. John Scott Martin’s daughter Catriona, also an actor, wrote an obituary in the Stage, describing her father as: "A perfect gentleman, warm, kind and funny. He will be missed…

Cuts from the BBC Radiophonic Archive

Finally garnering the respect it deserves after many years of been overlooked or considered nothing more than an novelty, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop is the subject of a superb feature at TheQuietus.com. The team responsible for the Doctor Who theme tune and the majority of the original runs soundtrack and incidental music has seen its…

Doctor Who DVD Files

Issue 1 of Doctor Who DVD Files has been available for a couple of weeks now, with the first issue priced at a bargain £1.99! Aimed at younger fans with plenty of disposable income (later issues are priced at £6.99!), Doctor Who DVD Files contains a wealth of information from across the 45 years of…

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