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OUT NOW! Tales From The TARDIS issue 20

OUT NOW! Tales From The TARDIS issue 20

Doctor Who: Tales from the TARDIS comic issue #20 is out now, with three stunning stories from the Twelfth, Eleventh and Tenth Doctors! Check out the details and cover art below. Tales From The TARDIS #20 This issue, the Tenth Doctor conclusion to the War of Gods! Then, the Eleventh Doctor and Alice face a rogue Silent out to steal their memories! And, finally, a brand new year for the Twelfth Doctor begins! Tales From The TARDIS #20 is out now

Doctor Who: Tom Baker returns on camera for 1979 Shada serial

Doctor Who: Tom Baker returns on camera for 1979 Shada serial

Tom Baker has made a surprise appearance on camera as Doctor Who, donning his trademark stripy scarf in a newly-released episode. The 83-year-old actor has returned to complete the unfinished story Shada, filmed in Cambridge, 38 years after it was abandoned. The parts not filmed in 1979 will be completed with animation and Baker’s voice, but he has also filmed a scene. It will be his first return to the role since a brief Children in Need cameo. Baker, the…

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Jodie Whittaker to ring in new Doctor Who era as radio DJ

Jodie Whittaker to ring in new Doctor Who era as radio DJ

The TV star will take over the Tardis from exiting Time Lord Peter Capaldi during the annual Christmas Day edition of the sci-fi show, and she’ll get set for her big moment as a BBC DJ. The actress will appear as part of BBC 6 Music’s Christmas Eve programming, during which she’ll chat to fans and play some of her favourite music. The evening will be part of the network’s Wise Women series, which will also feature a show hosted…

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Doctor Who: BBC confirms show going behind the scenes of Christmas special

Doctor Who: BBC confirms show going behind the scenes of Christmas special

As well as the Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time, that’s going out on Christmas day, the BBC has another treat for Who fans lined up. A one-off Radio 2 show, hosted by Jo Whiley, went behind the scenes of filming of the episode. It’s an Access All Areas Doctor Who special, and the programme will feature interviews with Peter Capaldi, David Bradley, Pearl Mackie and Steven Moffat. The episode is going to be on Radio 2 on Thursday 21st December, and here’s the synopsis… As…

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Tom Baker chuckles his way through a Doctor Who 54th birthday message

Tom Baker chuckles his way through a Doctor Who 54th birthday message

“I just wanted to wish you a happy Doctor Who Day here, from Tom Baker,” the Fourth Doctor declares with a smile. Tom Baker, who is currently helping bring “lost” episode Shada back to life by voicing his own animated character, dropped by the official Doctor Who YouTube channel to celebrate the sci-fi show’s 54th birthday. “I think of myself as the happiest of all the Doctor Whos,” he adds, chuckling. “They might not agree with that, but then – pfft…

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David Tennant and Billie Piper reunite in new Doctor Who trailer

David Tennant and Billie Piper reunite in new Doctor Who trailer

“I’m Rose Tyler. He’s the Doctor. One question: what the hell’s going on?” demands Billie Piper. The answer is that she and David Tennant have reunited – and it feels like they’ve never been apart as they dive straight back in to the world of Doctor Who for audio series The Tenth Doctor Adventures. The Doctor and his companion Rose are back on board the Tardis for three more episodes which will see them take on the infamous Zaross, save…

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Doctor Who Christmas special to be screened first in north of England

Doctor Who Christmas special to be screened first in north of England

The BBC is to give viewers in the north of England early access to its Christmas Day schedule, including Peter Capaldi’s final outing as Doctor Who. The Doctor Who Christmas special, usually a closely guarded secret until transmission, will be shown on big screens at venues in Hartlepool, York, Hull, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Salford, Durham and Bradford between December 14 and December 22. Children in Newcastle and Hull will also be able to see The Highway Rat, BBC One’s adaptation of…

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Fans think they spotted some cool Doctor Who references in Paul McGann’s Holby City trailer debut

Fans think they spotted some cool Doctor Who references in Paul McGann’s Holby City trailer debut

The news that former Doctor Who star Paul McGann was coming to popular BBC hospital drama Holby City was already pretty exciting news, with the erstwhile Eighth Doctor set to make his debut in a two-part special next month. But now things are even more exciting, because a new trailer has now been unveiled introducing McGann’s character Professor John Gaskell – and a few fans can’t help but see Doctor Who’s influence in the footage, which features McGann as a…

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Mark Gatiss slams TV and film sexism

Mark Gatiss slams TV and film sexism

Mark Gatiss has slammed sexism in television and film. The Doctor Who writer shared his views on the subject in a recent interview with the Financial Times, in which he suggested a female Doctor was not written before as it would have felt “like a novelty”. Jodie Whittaker is of course the first female to land the role of the Doctor, and we’ll first see her in action during this year’s Christmas special. While Gatiss is proud of the progress,…

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Patsy Kensit to star as Doctor Who foe in new audio adventure

Patsy Kensit to star as Doctor Who foe in new audio adventure

Patsy Kensit is set to join the cast of Doctor Who for an upcoming audio adventure. The Emmerdale and Holby City star is set to star opposite Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor and his companions in new story Kingdom of Lies, created by Doctor Who audio drama producers Big Finish. According to Big Finish, Kensit’s character will “cross swords (or lasers)” with Davison’s Doctor alongside classic companions Adric, Tegan and Nyssa. The series is due for release in January 2018, and…

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