Moffat’s Finalé Tease

The Grand Moff has been teasing Doctor Who Magazine with closely guarded details for the finale. Steven Moffat has explained that events come to a head in the cliff-hanger for The Pandorica Opens. “It’s not just the cliffhanger for Episode 12,” he said, “it’s like the cliffhanger for every single episode up until that point….

Darvill: “I feel privileged”

How could anyone hate Arthur Darvill? Not only does he play the completely besotted Rory with brilliant panache but he also feels ‘privileged’ to do so. Speaking to TV Choice, Darvill explained that he is pleased with the storyline he’s been given. “I feel privileged every day,” he said. “I think Steven Moffat has written…

Writing DW “an honour”

Meera Syal, star of comedy series Goodness Gracious me, has praised both the “classic” and “new” series of Doctor Who. It seems that Meera, currently playing Nasreen Chaudhry in The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood, has a fondness for how the show used to be made: “Part of its quaintness was that it was sometimes slightly amateur……

The Doctor Who Policy

The BBC has released its Statements of Programme Policy (SoPPs) for the next year, stating how it intends to maintain and improve the quality of its output for the public. Among the content priorities, the Beeb will strive to create ambitious UK drama which obviously includes Doctor Who. The report delves deeply into what the…

Cold Blood Trailer

Things are looking set to hot up in Doctor Who tonight in the conversely-titled Cold Blood – we’ve got a clip for you below, so if you don’t want to know in advance, look away now! Featured in this clip are Neve McIntosh as Restac, Arthur Darvill as Rory, Robert Pugh as Tony Mack, Nia…

Who Aye, Man

South Tyneside has become the latest in a long line of cities to host a Doctor Who exhibition. The event looks absolutely fantastic, full of heroes and villains from the shows start in 2005 up to the present. Cybermen, Weeping Angels, Smilers and Sontaran props all put in an appearance. As well as a planetarium,…

Operation: Platinum Age, Part 2

Continuing Elton Townend Jones’ appraisal of Series 5/Season 31… Fortunately, The Hungry Earth has put things back on track. It’s been clear throughout the season that Moffat has been the strongest writer for the new regulars, but he also seemed to lack the equivalent of himself that Russell T Davies had. Perhaps Chris Chibnall will…

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