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.

Freema Special!

Tabloid The Sun claims that actress Freema Agyeman – Martha Jones – is set to return to Doctor Who during 2009. They claim that following Agyeman’s casting in the ITV version of the US legal drama Law and Order, scripts for the third series of Torchwood had to be rewritten as the actress had a…

Tennant’s Hamlet Award

Congratulations to David Tennant whose critically-acclaimed performances as Hamlet have earned a best Shakespearean performance trophy at the Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards. In a strong year for Shakespeare, Tennant shares the award with Professor Yana/Master actor Derek Jacobi, who garnered similar acclaim as Malvolio in Twelfth Night. Jacobi is of course a veteran Shakespearean actor…

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…

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…

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…

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