Vincent’s Genesis

Richard Curtis, writer of such films as Notting Hill and Love, Actually, has commented on the script that he has written for his Doctor Who episode Vincent and the Doctor. Curtis, co-creator of Blackadder, recalled the genesis of his episode during a special screening of it at the BFI Southbank. “I came up with the…

Torchwood Comic USA

Set for release in the USA on August 10, 2010, Torchwood: The Official Comic issue #1 sees Tommy Lee Edwards and John Barrowman team up for a strip penned by Barrowman himself! Titan Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of Torchwood comic, based on the hit BBC America show. Acclaimed artist Tommy Lee Edwards,…

The Joy of Who

Richard Curtis has told BBC Newsbeat about the joy of working on Doctor Who. The rom-com genius behind Love, Actually, Four Weddings and a Funeral and one of the scriptwriters of Bridget Jones’s Diary said how relaxed he felt taking on the daunting mantle of writer on one the BBC’s flagship shows. “I just love…

Big Finish Licence Extended

Big Finish have announced that their licence with BBC Audiobooks to make Doctor Who on audio has been extended for another year, up to December 2012. Executive Producer Jason Haigh-Ellery has declared the extension as “wonderful news”: “All of us at Big Finish love making the Audio Adventures of Doctor Who, and after a decade…

Curtis – “An Honour”

Doctor Who scriptwriter Richard Curtis has revealed that he would be honoured to write another episode of the series – if he had the right idea. Speaking in Doctor Who Magazine, Curtis said: “If I ever have an idea that I think would be suitable and best done in Doctor Who again, of course, it would…

Vincent and the Doctor Trailer

Doctor Who continues this week with an episode by the highly regarded Richard Curtis – Vincent and the Doctor has been the focus of a lot of press attention this week, thanks to Curtis’ previous successes such as Blackadder and The Vicar of Dibley, not to mention his movies. Along these much loved BBC comedies,…

Bambera’s Back

Big Finish have revealed that Brigadier Winifred Bambera, the no-nonsense UNIT leader from the 1989 TV story Battlefield, is returning in the Audio Adventures of Doctor Who! Bambera returns in the upcoming second season of The Lost Stories, in Animal, written by Andrew Cartmel. Once again she is played by Angela Bruce, who was delighted…

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