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 the Hell Are You?

The old "I want to be the Doctor!" press circus continues, with this time with a virtually unknown Australian actor apparently flying to the UK for an audition… David Knijnenburg is the name – he comes from an acting family and has a limited range of credits according to IMDb – but the most intriguing…

Granny Who

Former Davros actor Terry Molloy has declared the most suitable candidate for the role of the Doctor as… octagenarian character actress Liz Smith, best know for starring in The Royle Family. Molloy was speaking at last weekend’s The Memorabilia Show at the NEC, Birmingham, where he highlighted the differences in age and attitude between the…

Paterson Joseph Momentum

Since Kasterborous the casting of Paterson Joseph as the Eleventh Doctor, no official announcement has yet been made by the BBC, or leaked early by the Press. We’re confident however that an announcement is due; however contrary to the information that presented itself last week, not as soon as we anticipated. However various people across…

Sarah Jane Series 3 Confirmed!

The BBC have confirmed that a third series of The Sarah Jane Adventures – overseen by Russell T Davies – has been commissioned, and is expected to be broadcast in Autumn 2009. Once again, Sarah Jane (the incomparable Elisabeth Sladen) will be accompanied by companions Rani and Clyde and her adopted son Luke, who will…

Survivors

Sunday evening saw the UK premier of the reimagining of the classic 1970s Terry Nation serial Survivors. If you’re familiar with 28 Days Later, you’ll be familiar with the concept, and while there are no actual zombies, life is different enough once 95% of the population has been wiped out thanks to a particularly virulent…

Tennant Telegraph

There was a superb interview in the Telegraph with David Tennant over the Doctor Who 45th birthday weekend, covering his appearances in Hamlet, Love Labour’s Lost and of course Doctor Who. Certainly worth a read if you want to know more about the reaction of thralls of Doctor Who fans turning up at Stratford: ‘We’ve…

Christmas Who!

The BBC has published details of its Christmas lineup – and Doctor Who features heavily alongside a raft of homegrown adventure and comedy. Alongside a remake of The 39 Steps and a new Wallace and Gromit adventure (A Matter of Loaf and Death), Doctor Who is one of the crown jewels in the lineup (which…

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