Tagged Doctor Who News

Vincent and the Doctor Reaction

A little later this week, the reaction round-up – I’ve been trying to calm down after seeting over so-called Doctor Who fan Gavin Fuller’s attempt at a review in The Telegraph. It hasn’t worked. Short of turning this into a personal attack on someone who clearly is a fan of Doctor Who 1963-1989 (perhaps not…

Gaiman Script – Episode 3?

Fantasy writer and 2011 Doctor Who script writer Neil Gaiman has revealed that his episode of the next series will appear early in the series run. Following months of rumours, the man behind modern fantasy classics such as Stardust and Neverwhere was finally confirmed as a writer on the next series of Doctor Who back…

Gillan Sees Awards Spat

Former Doctor Who companion Billie Piper won UK TV actress of the year for her popular ITV 2 series Secret Diary Of A Call Girl at the Glamour Awards this week. Also of interest to Doctor Who fans should be the Man of the Year award – won by Aaron Johnson (John Lennon in the…

The Macros

Out this month, The Macros is the concluding part of the first “Lost Series” from Big Finish, an audio dramatisation of an unproduced script from Doctor Who’s “missing” Season 23, cancelled when the show was put on hiatus in 1985. Starring Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant, The Macros is written by Ingrid Pitt and Tony…

Slimline “Wilkie” Dalek Auction

An original narrow-based ‘Wilkie’ Dalek is to be auctioned at Bonhams of London on the Wednesday, 23rd June. The ‘Wilkie’ Dalek – named after designer Bernard Wilkie, co-founder of the BBC Visual Effects Department – was designed for the Troughton era episodes The Evil of the Daleks and was rumoured to have a narrower skirt…

Heroes and Villains and Nazis, Oh My!

It has long been known that one of the reasons for Christopher Eccleston’s departure from Doctor Who five years ago related to his personal worries of being typecast.  Digital Spy has now reported similar desires to not be only recognized for playing one kind of role on the part of John Barrowman, our beloved Captain…

Tennant’s Fright Night

From Time Lord, to agoraphobic Lawyer and now Vampire Hunter – David Tennant clearly isn’t a man to rest on his laurels. The Time Lord victorious has signed on to appear in the remake of cult 1985 horror film Fright Night, about an avid horror fan who becomes convinced Vampires have moved in to his…

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