Tagged Matt Smith

Roberts Praises Matt Smith

In keeping with the ‘Young body, old personality’ praise for Matt Smith in recent weeks, Gareth Roberts, writer of Saturdays episode, The Lodger, has thrown his two cents in on what Matt brings to the role of a 900-odd year-old time traveller. “I love him. It’s peculiar – we’ve got the youngest actor ever to…

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…

Pirate Downloads Warning

The Register has reported some cheeky pirate versions of City of the Daleks are appearing on P2P sharing sites outside of the UK. The first episode of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games was released on Saturday 5h June and is available for free download to licence payers in the UK only. But unfortunately, as can…

Describe the Doctor

Without a shadow of a doubt the world of Who would be a lesser place without punchy, no-nonsense prose of Terrance Dicks. As well as serving as Script Editor during the Pertwee years under legendary producer Barry Letts, Dicks also wrote more Who Target novelisations than any other writer with his stock phrases and straightforward…

The Lodger Gallery

Doctor Who returns this week with The Lodger – an episode written by Gareth Roberts (The Shakespeare Code, The Unicorn and the Wasp) and guest starring James Corden. Airing on the same day England kick off their World Cup campaign, The Lodger features a football match – plus if Corden isn’t your cup of tea,…

Meera’s Hungry

Thanks to BBC America, we’ve got this great clip from Doctor Who Confidential, in which Meera Syal discusses The Hungry Earth. Syal – Dr Nasreen Chaudhry in the Silurian two parter – chats briefly here in a clip you can also see at BBCAmerica.com. Meanwhile, there’s also this clip of actor Arthur Darvill (Rory) takes us…

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