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Friday, 25 April 2014
Whoogle Roundup for Friday, 25 April 2014
A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse.
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Whoogle Roundup for Friday, 25 April 2014
A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse
· Fri, Apr 25 2014 08:04:49
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BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Multiple Hugo Award Nominations for the Doctor!The Doctor Who Team The Name of the Doctor, The Day of the Doctor and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot have all been nominated for this year's Hugo Awards. All three have been nominated in the 'Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form' category and the winners will be announced on 17 August at the 2014 Hugo Awards ceremony.
Doctor Who: Matt Smith reveals he'd be delighted to return to hit BBC seriesFormer Doctor Who Matt Smith says he would be happy to follow in the footsteps of David Tennant and return to the show at some point Former Doctor Who Matt Smith has revealed he would love to step into the Tardis once more and return to the show one day.
Doctor Who: Tom Baker didn't like K-9K-9 was supposed to be a Time Lord's best friend but Tom Baker has admitted he was not a fan of the robot dog for much of his Doctor Who tenure. "I didn't like K-9 at all," said the Fourth Doctor.
Doctor Who's Comic adventures to introduce Black and Hispanic companionsS Titan's new runs of comics for the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors are starting up in a few months time, and the BBC have now revealed two new companions to join the Time Lords on their adventures - meet Gabby and Alice!
Exclusive first look: Meet Alice Obiefune - the Eleventh Doctor's new companionBy Christopher Allen on | Permalink Tags: Comics, Tenth Doctor, Eleventh Doctor, Featured The Eleventh Doctor will be joined by "a grieving young woman" in a new series of comic book adventures from Titan Comics. Alice Obiefune has just lost her mother when the Doctor explodes into her life - heralding the start of a stunning new chapter of adventures for Matt Smith's Doctor.
Doctor Who: Legacy receives big update, adds Perk System and more " 148Apps " iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch App Reviews and NewsPosted by Tre Lawrence on April 22nd, 2014 + Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Tiny Rebel Games (with Seed Studio and the BBC) has just updated puzzle RPG Doctor Who: Legacy with new content and features.
Doctor Who in London - Things To Do - visitlondon.comLondon is packed with thrills for Doctor Who fans. See the iconic locations from your favourite show and shop for Daleks
Vote Doctor Who in the Radio Times Audience Award at the Bafta Television Awards 2014Where did you see the 50th birthday episode? In a cinema. The audience included Sylvester McCoy, John Hurt, Matt Smith and Steven Moffat - and me feeling like I was in heaven. What was your favourite scene? I got tearful when all the Doctors appeared together - remembering it now I feel a bit tingly.
In Print Comic: IN PRINT - LEGACYSo it would seem that the Doctor is just as addicted to 'Doctor Who Legacy' as the rest of us. Not a surprise really. Today's strip is brought to you entirely by Jesse Lax who wrote and drew this strip before leaving it in out shared Dropbox folder where it took me two months to spot it.
Doctor Who Custom Weeping Angel CostumeThis custom Weeping Angel costume depicts one of the terrifying creatures from the Doctor Who series. And you can have a costume version made of your very own.
Doctor Who News: Doctor Who newsreels among thousands of films released by British PathéArchival footage relating to Doctor Who is among thousands of films now available to view on the British Pathé YouTube channel, after the organisation decided to upload its entire catalogue in high resolution to the video-sharing website.
Blue Box Cafe: Elgin's Hangout for Hungry WhoviansDo you love Doctor Who? So does Christopher Mau, owner of the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin. This coffee and sandwich shop opened its doors officially on March 1st. It's the perfect place for suburban Whovians, or just people who dig sandwiches. Yum yum~ I visited the Blue Box Cafe at the end of March.
Round walls to oval officeCHRIS GARDNER When Frazer Hines signed up to appear in the fourth series Doctor Who story The Highlanders in 1966 he didn't expect a Tardis ride that would last to this day. Jamie McCrimmon, played by Hines, met Patrick Troughton's second Doctor in the aftermath of the Battle of Culloden in 1746 and ended up joining the Tardis crew.
Suranne Jones on Bringing Idris BackSuranne Jones, better known to Whovians as Idris in fan favourite episode The Doctor's Wife, has said she would be interested in reprising the role. Speaking to Toby Hadoke on his Big Finish podcast [ via], she said: "Wouldn't it be nice if Peter Capaldi walked into one of his rooms in the TARDIS and found Idris' body there, plugged her in and had a little adventure with her?"
What The Church Can Learn From Doctor Who and WhoviansI want to point out that when I am talking about mainline churches, I am of course talking in general terms. I cannot speak for every single mainline church, there are probably plenty that are growing and thriving, so needless to say this is based on my experiences and personal context.
Sci-Fi Contest Roundup: Doctor WhoWhat's a Sci-Fi contest without entries from the longest running sci-fi TV show, Doctor Who? Ah yes, the iconic Sonic Screwdriver, able to get the Doctor out of almost any jam - with style. Started this project over a year ago, [Daniel] figured a Sci-Fi contest was a good enough excuse to get around to finishing it.
5 Women Who Need To Write For Doctor WhoSince its revival nine years ago, Doctor Who has accumulated a great many things in high numbers. Ratings figures, action figure sales, it has even dominated a host of award ceremonies. Eight seasons (with several specials in between) and counting however, the unfamiliar name of Helen Raynor still stands alone as the show's one and only female writer.
Doctor Who writer meets Chichester studentsSTUDENTS enjoyed a visit from a Doctor Who scriptwriter. Writer and playwright Robert Shearman visited the University of Chichester earlier this month to share his experiences. The talk was led by Prof Alison MacLeod and Dr Adam Locks.
Does age matter to The Doctor? - Regenerations Panel - Doctor Who 50th Celebrationdoctorwho
Jelly Baby -Take me to Your Leader - Doctor Who - The Face of Evil - BBCdoctorwho
Day of the Daleks - Dr Who Tribute Song by Jupiter Joyguymilnes
TARDIS TRAVEL MUG!thehistorynerds
Doctor Who Legacy - V2.0 and Season 5!theadiposetv
Expelliarmus! William Shakespeare Vs The Carrionites - Doctor Who - The Shakespeare Code - BBCdoctorwho
Doctor Who: Legacy - Topping the Toclafane - Season 5theadiposetv
The Student's Dalek Aka Robot Book Seller (1964)britishpathe
Doctor Who: "The Madman With a Box" - Ultimate New Who Trailer [HD]samman23456
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The Great Winter Stock Appealbarnardosuk
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The Voord are back! New #DoctorWho range launches in September and here's the cover! http://t.co/kES5AFCOqe http://t.co/qiwwXy56SeBig Finish
2015 Doctor Who Diary To Offer Fans A New Look At The Doctor's History | Comicbook.comFans will have an opportunity to delve in the Doctor's history with the 2014 Doctor Who Diary from Mallon Publishers, available exclusively through Previews. The Diary goes through the timeline of the various characters who have been the Doctor, showing how they step into their new roles traveling through time to come to the aid [...]
Doctor Who Tokyo TARDIS Tote BagThis Doctor Who Tokyo TARDIS Tote Bag is stylish and practical. Have you ever seen a bag that looks this good? I don't think so. Now you can take the TARDIS with you when you go shopping. This Doctor Who Tokyo TARDIS Tote Bag features a cool Japanese city artwork and the phrase: TARDIS Industries-Moving you forward when you go back.
Doctor Who Soundtrack - DOCTOR WHO: THE TARDIS EDITION - TM StoresThis unprecedented collection of seminal music from the BBC TV series, Doctor Who, is being produced as a one-off limited release. DOCTOR WHO: THE TARDIS EDITION is a boxed set of eleven CDs collecting Original Soundtrack music from 50 years of Doctor Who and housing them in a specially constructed TARDIS.
Doctor Who Soundtrack - DOCTOR WHO: THE ELEVEN DISC EDITION - TM StoresIn addition to DOCTOR WHO: THE TARDIS EDITION, Silva Screen are pleased to announce DOCTOR WHO: THE ELEVEN DISC EDITION. This has all the musical content of THE TARDIS EDITION, but the eleven CDs are packaged in a standard clamshell format and not in the TARDIS model, with a reduced booklet and packaging.
Doctor Who News: DWA offers free digital taster of magazineA free taster of the fortnightly magazine Doctor Who Adventures has been made available online. The sample comprises 11 pages including highlights from the latest edition - issue 344, which is out today - followed by an invitation to try the current and next editions of the magazine free.
NewsHere's a first look at the cover for upcoming Doctor Who main range release Breaking Bubbles and Other Stories, starring Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant. The cover and details can now be found on the product page for July release Doctor Who: Breaking Bubbles and Other Stories .
NewsWe're delighted to show off the first cover for the brand new Doctor Who: The Early Adventures range, starting in September. Check out Domain of the Voord. Doctor Who - The Early Adventures: Domain of the Voord is the first release in a new line which will be taking a more full-cast approach to adventures featuring the First and Second Doctors.
DOCTOR WHO Laser Screwdriver (International Re-Release) Review | Votesaxon07votesaxon07
Doctor Who News - Reviews: Horror Channel 'Who on Horror' Press Launch with Tom BakerOn Monday April 14th, the day was uncertain for one of the main attractions. Tom Baker was to appear at The Ivy in Leicester Square, but days before, an illness seemed ready to put a stop to his attendance, having already cancelled a signing the Saturday before.
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #879: Dead of Night"Stay where you are, or stand up tall and stride across the skin of the world." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Jul.22 2011. IN THIS ONE... The Oswald cult springs up. Rex and Jack have sex (with other people). Vera gets Gwen into the PhiCorp building because they've been stockpiling drugs.
Do you want to live forever? The Lazarus Experiment In PerspectiveThe Lazarus Experiment, I feel, is an unnoticed gem. In fact, I would go so far to say that it is one of the best Doctor Who episodes of all time. Why then, is it swept aside by so many fans?
My Geeky Geeky Ways: Doctor Who: Players - A Book Review1915. Major Winston Churchill is attacked by renegades in No Man's Land. After the death of his driver and bodyguard, The Major thinks he's found salvation twice - once when he is rescued by a funny little man named Dr. John Smith and once again when they find a nearby chateau at which to take refuge.
Doctor Who News - Reviews: White Ghosts (Big Finish)An atmospheric, knowing tale that ultimately delivers a number of smart twists, this adventure opens by building neatly on the concluding events of 'The King of Sontar'. Dwelling on the emotional fall-out of Leela's earlier decision and the Doctor's displeasure, we witness Leela's ongoing development as she reads a series of fairytales in order to escape from the Doctor's apparently scolding silence.
Classic Doctor Who Season 17I'm watching all the classic Doctor Who episodes. I began with the first season, from 1963. I'm not up to Season 17, which aired in late 1979 into 1980. The season is a milestone of sorts. With this season, Tom Baker began his sixth season as The Doctor, exceeding the number of seasons Jon Pertwee played the character.
Philip Sandifer: Writer: The Pleasure of Smelling a Flower (Vincent and the Doctor)It's June 5, 2010. Dizzee Rascal is at number one with "Dirtee Disco," with Iyaz, Eminem, N-Dubz, and Aggro also charting. In news, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is finally capped, which reduces the spill without actually stopping it. And twelve people die in a killing spree in Cubria.
Doctor Who: Is Tom Baker Finally Done With Doctor Who?This month I finally got a chance to tap into the return of Tom Baker to the role of the Fourth Doctor in his Big Finish audio drama "The Evil One". The radio plays have offered pre-2005 Doctors a chance to continue their adventures, sometimes even in ways that are better than they had on-screen.
Doctor Who (Classic): "The Moonbase""The Moonbase" (Season 4, episodes 23-26. Originally broadcast Feb. 11-March 4, 1967.)Whatever flaws it may have, and it's far from perfect, "The Moonbase" has more than enough going for it to earn a place as one of the must-see serials of the Second Doctor era.
Doux Reviews: Doctor Who: The Power of Kroll (The Key to Time Part Five)"I tried to persuade Ranquin that only Rohm-Dutt deserved to be punished by the seventh ritual, that you others should die by the first. That's very easy, they just throw you down the pit and drop rocks on you."
Midnight in PerspectiveGuest contributor Samuel Brown takes another look at the 2008 episode by Russell T Davies.
The Blog of Delights: Audio: Doctor Who - The Haunting of Thomas Brewster
Philip Sandifer: Writer: People and Cars and Concrete (The Lodger)It's June 12, 2010. David Guetta is at number one with "Gettin' Over You," with Eminem, Alicia Keys, and a duet between Sean Kingston and Justin Bieber also charting. Chris Brown postpones a UK leg of his tour because he can't get a visa due to the fact that he's a domestic abuser.
Life on MagrsNew Earth / Tooth and Claw Can the best Doctor Who stories be summed up in a question? Can you guess the thing and the other thing mentioned during the episode that will need to be united at the end in order to defeat the monsters? Best moment for Old School Who?
TARDIS PREORDER NOW LIVE! http://t.co/vfk61pJOEQ http://t.co/uxN4gLrlHcSilva Screen Records
One of the best #DoctorWho episode titles ever? The Screaming Jungle aired 50 years ago today! See a clip from it @ http://t.co/qMoNVgFV3wDoctor Who Official
Two new guests announced for Myth Makers. Legendary Producer Philip Hinchcliffe and musical marvel Dominic Glynn. http://t.co/1WuljiOOtYDWAS ONLINE
Our special #DoctorWho Walking tours return this weekend! Who’s coming? http://t.co/CDr7ct5a4SDoctorWhoExperience
The Day of the Doctor was featured as a BAFTA nominee on The One Show… You can see the item at http://t.co/YdlgGpRv9W Starts 11.5 mins in!Doctor Who Official
A whole generation of Dr Who fans don't know the unique pleasure of the Genesis of the Daleks LP played at 45rpm. And they call it progress.Gary Gillatt
We love the choice of #DoctorWho pic our World Service colleagues used to illustrate a show called Anxiety… See it @ http://t.co/OSRLCIwl4CDoctor Who Official
The latest issues of DWM – and Special Editions – are available to download for your iPad! Check them out now... http://t.co/IkXJJi08fbDoctor Who Magazine
The brilliant The Night of the Doctor is no longer available on BBC iPlayer but you can still watch it in full at http://t.co/ILEiGCQb0SDoctor Who Official
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Doctor Who Cos Play
Paul McGann and Sylvester McCoy to speak at Cambridge University UnionFormer Doctor Who stars are to open and close this year's season of celebrity speakers at the Cambridge Union, the university's historic debating society. Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy will kick off the series of talks on 7pm on 4 May while his successor, Eighth Doctor Paul McGann, will bring the series to a close at 3pm on 19 June.
50 Years of Doctor Who comics to be celebrated at Lakes Festival in OctoberGrab your sonic screwdriver and set the time-space co-ordinates on your TARDIS for Kendal, 17th October 2014! The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just announced a number of events to celebrate 50 years of in comics, the world's longest-running science fiction TV-inspired tie-in strip.
Doctor Who star to visit Beccles for an evening of chat about her careerLouise Jameson By Louisa Lay Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:30 AM The Waveney Centre in Beccles is looking forward to welcoming award-winning actress Louise Jameson on May 2, for an evening of chat and conversation about her life and career.
Winchester welcomes Doctor Who crew at charity eventWinchester welcomes Doctor Who crew at charity event 10:00am Sunday 20th April 2014 in News By Lauren Howard, Reporter The sixth incarnation of the Doctor, Colin Baker, joined with former technicians and other crew members at an event.
Matt Smith and Karen Gillan To Attend Wizard World MinneapolisMatt Smith, who recently completed an acclaimed four-year run as the 11th incarnation of the Doctor in the landmark British television series "Doctor Who," and Karen Gillan, who portrayed "Amy Pond," will appear at the inaugural Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con.
Outside the TARDIS
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Tom Burke reveals what will happen to Peter Capaldi's Cardinal Richelieu in The Musketeers series twoWhen Peter Capaldi was named as the new Doctor, it meant he had to abandon all his other acting commitments, which left the BBC's Musketeers without a villain.
Sherlock: Matt Smith says he won't be making the move from Doctor Who to Sherlock alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin FreemanFans hoping for a Sherlock/ Doctor Who crossover in the near future have seen their hopes dealt a new blow after Matt Smith announced he has no immediate intention of appearing in Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss's detective drama opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. "Listen, there's no room for me on Sherlock!"
Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi and Arsene Wenger wearing the same outfitHe's known in footballing circles as The Professor, but maybe we should start calling Arsene Wenger The Doctor instead... Exactly Who is inspiring Who is not completely clear but the sartorial similarity between the Arsenal boss and Peter Capaldi's new Time Lord is uncanny.
Will The Thick of It ever come back?The Thick of It will not be coming back, co-writer Simon Blackwell has confirmed. Blackwell told RadioTimes.com that the production team will not bring back the political satire, which ended on BBC2 in October 2012 with Peter Capaldi's central character, sweary spin-doctor Malcolm Tucker, facing jail.
Movie director Bill Forsyth looks back on giving Peter Capaldi his big break and the remastering of Gregory's GirlFORSYTH reckons Capaldi, who he first spotted in a band on stage in Glasgow, will make a wonderful Doctor and admits he doesn't have a clue about the latest film technology despite his 1981 film Gregory's Girl preparing to go on Blu-ray fo the first time.
Whovians in Second Life
Second Life is a virtual role playing world, and has lots of fan based regions including Doctor Who, plus I have my own sim called Paradox Island.
Paradox IslandFor all the latest Doctor Who news, Whoogle is now represented at ParadoxIsland The Dark Tower has a condolance table for Kate O'Mara, a place to post yourmessages and memories to the great Timelady. These reporters get everywhere
Paradox IslandNeed a companion for those time travelling adventures? the Dark Tower now has a 'Friends Zone', click the 'Wait for a Companion' board to add your name (or remove it, when you have finished) and see who else is waiting to role-play, also for those lonely hearts, there's a blind date system nearby to help you find a soul mate in Second Life.
Podcast and Audio Round-up
Warning some podcast may not be suitable for children.
Welcome to the DWPA - The Doctor Who Podcast AllianceThe directory and loose grouping of every Doctor Who Podcast in the world (hopefully!)
Charlotte Pollard Podcast Out Now! - News - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.
Doctor Who: Toby Hadoke's Who's Round 58 (April #08) - Podcasts - Big FinishNew adventures for the heroes of your favourite shows in full cast audio dramas, producing Doctor Who, 2000 AD characters Judge Dredd and Strontium Dog, Dark Shadows, Sapphire & Steel, Luther Arkwright, Stargate and now the Phantom of the Opera.
Whovian Spoilers, Set Reports and Speculations
Beware of spoilers and rumours ahead that may ruin your enjoyment of the new series.
21 Doctor Who pictures: Peter Capaldi and the cast filming in Caerphilly Castle on a sunny Good FridayPeter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Tom Riley spent a sunny Good Friday filming the latest series of Doctor Who at Caerphilly Castle Check out the latest images of Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Tom Riley filming Doctor Who in South Wales. They spent Good Friday at Caerphilly Castle filming in the sunny weather.
Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi gives Caerphilly Castle visitors a Good FridayPublished in News. Last updated on Thursday April 24th, 2014 at 13:00 By Visitors to Caerphilly Castle on Good Friday were given a Doctor Who experience as Peter Capaldi met fans while filming a medieval scene. Fans watched on as the Doctor encountered scenes at a medieval castle while filming for the latest series of the BBC drama.
Watch action and explosions from the Doctor Who set at Caerphilly CastleVisitors to Caerphilly Castle on Good Friday were treated to a sneak peek at Series 8 of Doctor Who. And we just happen to have a video of some of the action Visitors to Caerphilly Castle this Good Friday were able to witness explosions on the set of Doctor Who.
New Writer for Series 8?The writer of BBC's adaptation of Jonathan Strange looks to be working on script.
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