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Friday, 11 April 2014
Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 11 April 2014
It's time for another round-up of the latest Doctor Who news from around the web, including Ben Miller playing a baddie, plus merchandise news and reviews and a few videos from the Whoniverse....
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Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 11 April 2014,
It's time for another round-up of the latest Doctor Who news from around the web, including Ben Miller playing a baddie, plus merchandise news and reviews and a few videos from the Whoniverse....
· Fri, Apr 11 2014 07:29:53
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Ben Miller to guest star in new series of Doctor WhoPermalink Tags: Series 8, Featured Ben Miller is set to guest star opposite Peter Capaldi when the new series of Doctor Who returns this autumn. Commenting on his role, Ben Miller said: "As a committed Whovian I cannot believe my luck in joining the Twelfth Doctor for one of his inaugural adventures.
Matt Smith reveals how the 11th Doctor's regeneration was originally much more brutalEleventh Doctor Matt Smith has revealed that the regeneration we saw in "The Time of the Doctor," the Doctor Who Xmas episode, was very different from the other versions that were filmed. Speaking at the WonderCon Q&A, Smith said: It's very interesting the Christmas episode and particularly the regeneration.
BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Doctor Who Nominated for Public Vote BAFTAThe Doctor Who Team Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor has been nominated for a BAFTA Television Award. The nomination comes in the Radio Times Audience Award category meaning you get to decide who wins...
Doctor Who News: Doctor Who nominated for Freesat AwardThe 50th Anniversary Doctor Who episode, Day of the Doctor, has been nominated in the Best of British category at the 2014 Freesat awards. The awards celebrate all that's great about Free TV in the UK, and are judged by a panel of industry experts.
BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Day of the Doctor Nominated as the Best of BritishThe Doctor Who Team Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor has been nominated in the 'Best of British' category in the Freesat Free TV Awards. This latest accolade makes it a great month for the 50th anniversary special which received a BAFTA TV nomination earlier this week!
VIDEO: Doctor Who fans and residents turn out for unveiling of Boscombe's 'Tardis'VIDEO: Doctor Who fans and residents turn out for unveiling of Boscombe's 'Tardis' 1:26pm Tuesday 8th April 2014 in Bournemouth By Will Frampton Doctor Who fans and residents turn out for unveiling of Boscombe's 'Tardis' BOSCOMBE residents and Dr Who fans turned out in droves to see the unveiling of the new police box in the precinct today.
Doctor Who: Farewell Matt Smith - watch an exclusive clip from the Watch documentaryWe may have officially said goodbye to Matt Smith's Doctor in the Christmas episode... but for a lot of us it's still raw. Good job then that Watch are giving us a whole hour to say a proper farewell to the fish fingers and custard-loving, bow tie-wearing Time Lord in the aptly titled Doctor Who: Farewell Matt Smith.
Doctor Who News: Glyn Jones 1931-2014The actor and writer Glyn Idris Jones has died at the age of 82. Glyn Jones was one of a select group, who not only wrote for Doctor Who but also appeared in it. Born in Durban in South Africa, Jones trained as an actor, touring the country with the National Theatre Company.
Doctor Who Magazine wins the ACE Press Award | Doctor Who MagazineFollowing its record breaking ABC figure earlier this year, Doctor Who Magazine had cause for further celebration at the 2014 ACE Press Awards held at the Museum of London. Panini UK and Doctor Who Magazine won the ACE award for Circulation Excellence by a Monthly Magazine at the awards ceremony on 27 March 2014.
Kate O'Mara was a trouper to the lastKate O'Mara was a trouper to the last 1:34pm Tuesday 8th April 2014 in Look Who's Talking Kate O'Mara was a trouper to the last It was with great sadness that I learned this week of the death of Kate O'Mara. I first met her on stage. Literally.
Doctor Who News: Second Doctor Who Lego proposal reaches review stageA second proposal for a Lego Doctor Who set has won support from the 10,000 people needed to take it on to the review stage. In February, Andrew Clark put forward the following idea for a set entitled Doctor Who And Companions. The iconic Tardis sits where it all began, Totter's Lane.
Doctor Who News: Statement from Philip MorrisTelevision International Archives Ltd have issued a statement on their Facebook page on the recovery of missing Doctor Who episodes. The company, led by Philip Morris, was responsible for the recovery of nine missing Troughton episodes last year. Episodes found at a relay station in the Nigerian city of Jos.
Doctor Who's Freema Agyeman was 'terrified' of fan conventionsDoctor Who's Freema Agyeman is getting used to conventions where fans are just as likely to call her 'Martha' She's more recently appeared in The Carrie Diaries and Law and Order: UK, but Freema Agyeman is best known as Martha Jones in Doctor Who.
In Print Comic: THE INFINITES - Strip 25Things are getting a little metaphysical this week it would seem. The Great Intelligence now seems to be acting on the Doctor's darkest thoughts and desires. Is this still the Great Intelligence or is he slowly becoming more and more part of the Doctor the longer he's in his time stream?
Doctor Who: Control-Alt-DeleteGustaff Behr looks at Doctor Who's changing timelines.
Karen Gillan Shares Doctor Who Experiences at Recent Emerald City...Karen Gillan at Emerald City Comicon 2014. Photo by George A. Tramountanas The Emerald City ComicCon in Seattle, Washington was held 28 - 30th March and the very last convention guest to appear was Doctor Who's own , Karen Gillan. As the devoted companion to the 11th Doctor, Amelia...
TARDIS-inspired Fitted Wand BoxBackround: Some of you may have seen my other instructable, "Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter", where I describe how I constructed a combination of a Doctor Who Tenth Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver and Romana's Screwdriver into a combination of Screwdriver and wand.
'Doctor Who's Day Roundup: TARDISes Everywhere!The best thing about a TARDIS being an interdimensional space and time machine is you never know quite when one is going to pop up. This is great if you're writing a TV show about a travelling Time Lord, but increasingly they're popping up in real life too.
Doctor Who: the film careers of Patrick Troughton & Tom BakerIn the next part of his series, Alex talks us through the film careers of the second and fourth Doctors, Patrick Troughton and Tom Baker...
How Could Capaldi's Doctor Develop?Guest contributor Dan Steadman explores some scenarios.
Doctor Who: Oliver Harper and the Future of Homosexuals in Doctor WhoHere in the United States we are undergoing a social shift that is simply staggering in its speed and scope. Anti-same-sex marriage laws all over America are falling so fast that it's honestly difficult to keep up with them at this point. Equality for our LGBT brothers and sisters is actually close to being in our grasp.
Happy Birthday Peter Capaldi! - A Doctor Puppet Fan Art Tributehellodoctorpuppet
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Doctor Who: Cobwebs: Episode 3The shocked Time Lord realises how the base's computer will affect all of their fates, present and future. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton. The shocked Time Lord realises how the base's computer will affect all of their fates, present and future. Fifth Doctor adventure stars Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton.
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Doctor Who: The Cruel SeaBy popular demand! An outstanding volume of comic strips collecting the complete adventures of the Ninth Doctor as played on TV by Christopher Eccleston, alongside his companion Rose Tyler (Billie Piper), all from the pages of Doctor Who Magazine. The volume includes a wealth of exclusive, brand new material revealing how the strips were...
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Doctor Who News: Seventh Doctor book to raise money for charityA book that takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the era of the Seventh Doctor is to be brought out in July 2014 by Miwk Publishing, with the authors' profits going to the Alzheimer's Society .
Doctor Who News - Reviews: The Dr. Who FannualCleverly billed as an unofficial annual for an unofficial Doctor, this fan-produced publication inspired by the two 1960s Dalek movies starring Peter Cushing has been designed to go with the flow of the authorised World Distributors offerings, which were like manna from heaven to followers of the show in those far-off fiction-starved days.
NewsThis month's story in The Listeners celebrates the teaming of the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa in a story written by TV Who writer Paul Cornell alongside Mike Maddox: it's Circular Time.
Charlotte Pollard - Cover and New Trailer Online! - 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 News: German Blu-ray release for An Adventure in Space and Timethe German media distributor for Doctor Who, have announced the release of Ein Abenteuer in Raum und Zeit , aka An Adventure in Space and Time , on Blu-ray for the end of July.
Doctor Who News: The Radio Times: BAFTA coversDoctor Who makes the front cover of the Radio Times once again as the magazine celebrates this year's BAFTA Nominations. As mentioned yesterday, the Radio Times Audience Award is open to the public vote over which of Doctor Who (The Day of the Doctor ), Broadchurch, Educating Yorkshire, Gogglebox, Breaking Bad, and The Great British Bakeoff is the best British drama over the last year.
Commissions featuring YOU or someone you know!Lee is able to capture likenesses and this means he can put you or your loved ones or colleagues - or even hated enemies - into virtually any situation as a custom-made cartoon/card. These make unique presents for the person who 'has everything' or for someone you've run out of ideas for.
Doctor Who News: Derrick Sherwin autobiograpy to be published in AprilFantom Publishing are to release the autobiography of Doctor Who producer Derrick Sherwin later this month. Derrick Sherwin: Who's Next - A Memoir In a long and varied career, Derrick Sherwin has been an actor, writer, script editor, TV producer... and also a house builder and renovator, bar owner, restaurateur and bungee-jump proprietor!
NewsCheck out the magnificent cover for July's Fourth Doctor Adventures release: The Abandoned, starring Tom Baker and Louise Jameson, and co-written by Louise with Nigel Fairs! Doctor Who: The Abandoned is the penultimate tale in the latest run of Fourth Doctor Adventures and is set entirely within the TARDIS.
NewsWe complete the April releases today with the last two Doctor Who stories of the month: Moonflesh and The Evil One. begins an exciting new trilogy of stories starring Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor and Sarah Sutton as his companion Nyssa - with added wildlife!
Life on Magrs'I'm coming to get you...' Can the best Doctor Who stories be summed up in a question? Is it possible to gather together all the elements of this whole complex 2005 season and, taking a great long run-up, jam them into a headfirst collision with every Dalek War fan fantasy your audience has ever had?
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #865: Lost in Time Part 2"If you can cross over, you can turn your fear into a force for good." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.9 2010. IN THIS ONE... The gang each get the time metal object interfering with history in their respective time zones.
Philip Sandifer: Writer: Here Standing In Front Of You (The Time of the Doctor)It's December 25th, 2013. X-Factor winner Sam Bailey is at number one with "Skyscraper." Eminem, One Direction, and Pharrell Williams also chart, as do Leona Lewis and AC/DC. In news, since Tom Baker last appeared as Doctor Who, the Syrian civil war rumbles uncomfortably on, and the official intermediate report on the Sandy Hook shooting was released.
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #866: Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith Part 1"They won't kill us till they've scanned us. First indigenous specimens. The fireworks are just scare tactics." "The scare tactics are working." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.15 2010. IN THIS ONE... A replacement for Sarah Jane shows up on Bannerman Road, just as Sarah contracts a deteriorating brain illness.
Doctor Who News - Reviews: Afterlife (Big Finish)Strangely enough for an audio drama which packs countless nods to the past and exists entirely within the continuity of Doctor Who's 'classic' era, Matt Fitton's latest Seventh Doctor release captures the essence of modern-day Who more faithfully than any of its predecessors.
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #867: Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith Part 2"Yes, there are amazing things up there in the universe, but they've got some very stiff competition down here on Earth." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Nov.16 2010. IN THIS ONE... It's Clyde, Rani and a returned Luke against Ruby the succubus to get Sarah Jane back!
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Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #868: A Christmas Carol"Time can be rewritten." "People can't!" TECHNICAL SPECS: All Doctor Who stories from this one to The Wedding of River Song are included in the 6th Series DVD set. First aired Dec.25 2010. IN THIS ONE... The Doctor scrooges Michael Gabon. Plus, flying fish, a doomed opera singer, and the Ponds on their honeymoon.
The Blog of Delights: Audio: Doctor Who: The Lost Stories - Crime of the Century
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #869: Time and Space"Okay kids, this is where it gets complicated." TECHNICAL SPECS: Both mini-episodes are included as special features on Disc 1 of the Series 6 DVD set. First aired as part of the Comic Relief telethon, in two parts ("Time" and "Space") Mar.18 2011. IN THIS ONE...
Philip Sandifer: Writer: Vanished Even To His Shadow (The Vampires of Venice)It's May 8, 2010. Roll Deep are at number one with "Good Times," with Taio Cruz, Usher, Plan B, and Timbaland also charting. In news, the bombing in Mogadishu is widely blamed on Al Qaeda, protests begin in Greece against austerity measures, and the general election takes place, with results described in a Pop Between Realities post at the start of the Smith era, although the actual formation of a government does not take place this week.
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #870: The Impossible Astronaut"But all that's still going to happen. He's still going to die." "We're all going to do that, Amy." "We're not all going to arrange our own wake and invite ourselves." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Apr.23 2011. IN THIS ONE... The 11 hundred-year old Doctor invites himself and his friends to his own murder by as astronaut in America.
Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #871: Day of the Moon"Apollo 11's your secret weapon?" "No, no. It's not Apollo 11. That would be silly. It's Neil Armstrong's foot." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Apr.30 2011. IN THIS ONE... The moon landing. Amy's unpregnancy. Nixon as companion. Marking your skin to remember the Silents. And a little girl who regenerates in the end.
Here’s a moment from the making of Planet of the Dead – the adventure that premiered 5 years ago today! http://t.co/zvsDSKo3paDoctor Who Official
New additions from The Time of the Doctor now on display including the Church of the Papal Mainframe #DoctorWho http://t.co/agFjEOO6OcDoctorWhoExperience
Steven Moffat commented, ‘Mark Gatiss has written us a storming villain for his new episode…’ Find out more at http://t.co/aMiOLVkE18Doctor Who Official
More guests to follow! http://t.co/rPgxTyjfhIDWAS ONLINE
I'll be attending @walescomiccon on 27/4 with The @SignatureShop and our range of collectable autographs. http://t.co/CCeZs6EnpKWarwick Davis
Look! Dark Eyes 3 scripts are back from the printers for recording next month. (Episode title redacted) #DoctorWho http://t.co/sVHCpe39OYBig Finish
Sad to hear that Martin Friend - Styggron in The Android Invasion - has died. He was on the DVD commentary with me and was lovely.Toby Hadoke
We will be appearing @CampBestival http://t.co/K1c5jkiZ5CRadiophonic Workshop
News about TARDIS delivery to the USA/Australia and all non EU countries http://t.co/xKLdqfj5MoSilva Screen Records
"And so those ancient enemies, the Doctor and the Silence, stood back to back on the fields of Trenzalore." #DWLegacy http://t.co/Og6FTw7Gk6Doctor Who Legacy
Delighted to announce that Terrance Dicks will be our guest at our Myth Makers event. June 1st at Riverside Studios. http://t.co/V3CLyQroLnDWAS ONLINE
Travel back in time Who fans and visit a Cadw attraction this Easter - 10% off! http://t.co/HdfO2mf62l http://t.co/mqqpcp7IlbDoctorWhoExperience
Delighted that 'An Adventure in Space and Time' has been BAFTA nominated for best single drama! Thank you to a wonderful cast and crew.Mark Gatiss
Miss your mad man with a box? Show your love for the Eleventh Doctor with this t-shirt, available in our shop http://t.co/rVzJEPUrVqDoctorWhoExperience
A police box, similar in appearance to the TARDIS, has ‘landed’ in Boscombe… Read the BBC News story at http://t.co/erryNFzw6TDoctor Who Official
Store update with Silent for 5 time crystals is live now! #DWLegacy http://t.co/XWlUFPRwKLDoctor Who Legacy
PAUL McGANN joins us for #SpringSigningSpectacular this Sat. Hot off his heels from the anniversary special The Night of the Doctor!Fantom Tweets
Sweet memories of beautiful Kate o' mara pic by Marcus pointer xxxx http://t.co/wmYYuUkM7lKatyManning Official
Melbourne! I'm here! And your raining on me! Lol! Luckily I love the rain! And its reminding me of sweet home so all good! @SupanovaExpoFreema Agyeman
Pre-orders are now open for new #DoctorWho comics! http://t.co/w5amYcM6n0 http://t.co/OCzbIkuEkVDoctor Who on BBCA
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Timeline Photos - The Last of The Timelords | FacebookYou can now VOTE Doctor Who as Best Drama in the Audience Award at this year's BAFTA Television Awards!...
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New Guest Announcement: JEAN MARSH will be joining us this Saturday for #SpringSigningSpectacular in Chiswick.Fantom Tweets
NewsWe're delighted to announce that there will be a Cosplay competition at Big Finish Day 5, which takes place on 13 September at the Copthorne Hotel in Windsor. Read on for further details... The competition is open to all - but you must come dressed as a Big Finish character (though, of course, that does include certain Doctors, companions, etc).
'My Dalek Has A Puncture'. Neeld Hall, Chippenham - Sat 25 October. Tickets on Sale NOW http://t.co/TxwXt8f4aOSimon Fisher-Becker
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John Barrowman to replace Bruce Forsyth on Strictly Come Dancing?Get the latest on Strictly Come Dancing with breaking news, gossip, and soap spoilers, including EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, and top TV. Plus great video, photos and competitions brought to you by What's on TV
Former Doctor Who star Bonnie Langford excited for return to Nottingham with Dancing on IceWITH a background in dancing through many years in the musical theatre business, you could be forgiven for thinking that Bonnie Langford took to the Dancing On Ice rink like a duck to water. You would be very much mistaken.
Doctor Who News - Reviews: Once, A New Musical with Arthur DarvillPlayright: Enda Walsh Music and Lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová Director: John Tiffany Opened New York: 6 December 2011 Opened London: 9 April 2013 Current London Cast: Arthur Darvill, Zrinka Cvitešić, Fiona Bruce, Mark Carlisle, Jamie Cameron, Matthew Ganley, Mathew Hamper, Allison Harding, Daniel Healy, David Hunter, Loren O'Dair, Tim
Doctor Who's Arthur Darvill is sublime in Once the MusicalA far cry from his portrayal of Rory in 'Doctor Who', Arthur Darvill is set to reprise his Broadway role in stage musical 'Once' on the London stage for just a few weeks.
Doctor Who's Karen Gillan channels her inner warrior in preparation for Guardians of the Galaxy fight sequence with co-star Zoe SaldanaDirector James Gunn's Instagram account is proving the place to go for updates on his next flick Guardians of the Galaxy. The latest post? A snap of his two female stars Karen Gillan and Zoe Saldana channelling their inner Jackie Chan as they prepare for an epic fight sequence.
Whovians in Second Life
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Zoned outTimelords, Roleplayers, and Gamers now have their own Zones in the Dark Tower
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Welcome to the DWPA - The Doctor Who Podcast AllianceThe directory and loose grouping of every Doctor Who Podcast in the world (hopefully!)
Doctor Who: Toby Hadoke's Who's Round 55 (April #03) - 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.
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DWSR ~dwsr MT: @cubikdotThe arrival of Peter Cappaldi on the set today. http://t.co/heaYBqMMkQ http://t.co/YNbdtk7mbFDWSR tweets
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