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iSay!

Doctor Who has conquered the BBC’s iPlayer for a third consecutive month. June’s figures show that the final four episodes of the season dominated the listings despite a live and catch-up  TV service boost from the 2010 World Cup. Top of the list was The Pandorica Opens with 1.3 million requests followed by The Lodger, Vincent and the Doctor and…

Prom-p and Circumstance.

Fanfare please; this Saturday sees the Worlds Greatest Classical Music Festival meet the Worlds Greatest Television show, when Doctor Who invades the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms 2010. Matt Smith , Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvil will host ‘an intergalactic musical adventure’ featuring such music of show composer Murray Gold as; Mad Man in a Blue Box,…

Who Gets The Anime Treatment

What would happen if everyone’s favourite Time Lord was not broadcast as live action, but sent over the air as anime? Paul “OtaKing” Johnson, a 32-year-old professional translator from Sheffield, has attempted to answer that question.  Emulating the style of ’80s Japanese Animation, Johnson has worked what must be exhaustingly long hours hand-drawing each individual…

Captain Jack On Stage

John “Torchwood” Barrowman has landed a new gig; he’ll be headlining the Salford Proms in the Park concert on September 11th 2010. Barrowman will be joined by the BBC Philharmonic orchestra, who are just brilliant, and will make up part of the BBC Last Night at the Proms event. Town hall bosses are hoping his…

Doctor Who AudioGo-a-go-go!

Doctor Who Audiobooks has a new master; call him AudioGo! BBC Worldwide have announced the sale of 85% of the shareholding in BBC Audiobooks (including BBC Audiobooks America) to AudioGo Limited, a group formed by of seven partners including Michael Kuhn, Marc Meyer and Malcolm Ritchie who worked together at Polygram, for £10 million. Michael Kuhn told the MediaGuardian…

The Daleks At BBC Proms 2010

During what will probably be the intermission for the Doctor Who Prom, a twenty minute segment detailing much of Doctor Who’s musical history will air on BBC Radio 3: “How do you make a sink-plunger seem scary? Matthew Sweet investigates  the weird and wonderful sound world of Doctor Who’s incidental music. “Matthew Sweet spent the…

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