Tagged Doctor Who Magazine

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…

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…

Doctor Who Magazine 422

Doctor Who Magazine scales new heights in issue 422 – the award-winning Richard Curtis, writer of Vincent and the Doctor, talks exclusively about his forthcoming episode in DWM 422… “It was a joy working on something my kids love,” says Richard. “During the summer I was writing it, we had lots of prints of Van…

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….

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……

Getting the Hang of Peter

The Herts Advertiser published an extensive biography interview last month featuring the comic book legend that is Dave Gibbons!  Gibbons was involved in drawing nearly all of the comics in the first 69 issues of Doctor Who Weekly (or as it was later known, Doctor Who Monthly, and is what modern Whovians will recognize as being…

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