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James Moran’s Writers FAQ

He won’t give you John Barrowman’s phone number, but Doctor Who (The Fires of Pompeii) and Torchwood (Sleeper) writer James Moran is quite happy to give any budding or struggling writers some valuable pointers based on his own experience in this blog post – one of the best blog posts I’ve read all year (and…

BBC Cutbacks Hit Doctor Who

The Mirror reports that Doctor Who is among a raft of high profile TV shows to face cutbacks. The plans will see the BBC’s soap jewel EastEnders reduce costs by £2.5million over five years as the with new talent replacing high-profile signings to reduce a mounting BBC wage bill. Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing and…

K-9 and New Company

The new K-9 has been revealed, looking pretty much as he did when the new Australian TV production was given the go ahead, but with a few added curves… Pictured are K-9 (Mark 1b it would seem) Starkey, Jorjie and Darius, the stars of the new Australian co-production with Park Entertainment Co-creator Bob Baker revealed…

Casting Denial

Actress Kimberley Nixon – Sophy Hutton from the 2007 series Cranford – has denied that she has been cast in the 2010 series of Doctor Who. Interestingly, this is the first time the actress has been linked with the show in any publication, but apparently the attractive blond has had no contact from BBC Wales…..

Sylvester McCoy on Matt Smith

Sylvester McCoy – Doctor Who # 7 – was featured in the Times over weekend, chatting about all sorts of things from the responsibility being in Doctor Who brings to the interesting face of Matt Smith… Asked whether he had any advice to offer the departing David Tennant, McCoy replied: “David is a fantastic actor…

Noel Clarke Steps Back

Former Doctor Who co-star and one-time Torchwood scriptwriter Noel Clarke recently called off  the premiere of his first play at a theatre festival in order to avoid stealing the spotlight from other writers, reports ContactMusic.com "Once it got out that I was going to be there, there was a lot of interest. The showcase is…

Torchwood Date Speculation

Torchwood.tv have published an interesting piece on the possible likely date for the return of Torchwood – and it seems to be one of the great riddles of 2009… Speculation has been rife since the middle of 2008 that Torchwood: Children of Earth would air on BBC One as early as February 2009.  WIth key…

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