Tagged Doctor Who News

A New Doctor for Swindon

Big “awwwww” of the week moment goes to a versatile and talented group of youngsters in Swindon who have staged a Doctor Who themed history play for the town to enjoy. The street theatre project, run by Swindon charity Reach Inclusive Arts and the Shop, oversaw the children write a script, design and make props…

Attack of the Weeping Daleks!

It hasn’t been two months since Doctor Who’s 31st season (ahem) went out with a bang, and already props and costumes from the Platinum Age are in a museum!  Featured artifacts spur from Victory of the Daleks and The Time of Angels and include a Weeping Angel and and one of those gorgeous Ironside Daleks! …

Rule No. 1: The Grand Moff Lies

This is probably less news and more trivia, but Steven Moffat has divulged an impossibly small piece of information regarding the casting of Sir Michael Gambon in the ever-fast-approaching Christmas special (less than five months away!): “We sent him a script, asked him to do it, and he said, ‘Yes.’  Simple as that.” But was…

Steven Moffat – Game Geek?

Does Steven Moffat spend all day playing video games, stopping briefly to issue dicatation via a speech to text app on a nearby laptop? How else do you explain the following? As noticed by www.gamepeople.co.uk – the Sherlock episode “A Study in Pink” features references to the PlayStation 3 game Heavy Rain. It’s more than…

Operation Platinum Age: The Final Word

Recently, I wrote a two-part observation of Matt Smith and Steven Moffat’s first eight episodes of Doctor Who (entitled Operation Platinum Age Part 1 and Operation Platinum Age Part 2).  The purpose of the article was to evaluate the season so far, compare it to previous seasons and speculate upon its story arc. I concluded…

Matt Smith – Together

Remember earlier in the year when Matt Smith was interviewed at Cannes a few weeks before Doctor Who kicked off? He was in France to promote the short film Together, directed by Eicke Bettinga. Well, the long awaited release of the critically acclaimed Together has been announced, and is available on iTunes. So what’s it…

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