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Month: February 2016

TARDIS STUDIO SET TOURS – ADDITIONAL DATES

TARDIS STUDIO SET TOURS – ADDITIONAL DATES

A Press Release From The Doctor Who Experience As part of our Filming Locations Tour programme, we’re pleased to announce additional dates for our exclusive TARDIS Studio Set Tour. This gives Doctor Who fans who missed out on visiting the BBC Wales studios and the TARDIS Studio Set at Christmas time an opportunity to visit. The TARDIS Studio Set Tour is an exclusive opportunity to visit the actual 360 degree TARDIS set that was used in the last series of…

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DOCTOR WHO SUPERFAN AIMS FOR GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

DOCTOR WHO SUPERFAN AIMS FOR GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

Teenager Ianto Williams has amassed an astonishing array of items connected to the hit BBC sci-fi show. A schoolboy is up for an out-of-this-world record – by having the biggest Doctor Who collection in all of time and space. Timelord superfan Ianto Williams, 14, aims to exterminate other collectors with his 2,130-piece Doctor Who collection. The teenage collector beat the previous record of 2,021 themed items after becoming obsessed with the TV show aged six – and is due to…

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TARDIS CAKE OFF

TARDIS CAKE OFF

The Doctor has strange tastes… but everyone can agree that this cake looks delicious, no matter where you’re from in the universe. Not so, according to Reddit user Griffinburd, whose friend made the sweet time machine. Everything is edible (the Tardis itself is made from Rice Krispies) but apparently the “fondant tastes terrible,” forcing them to “treat it like we were peeling fruit to get to the cake.” Still, we bet it tastes better than fish fingers and custard.

JON ROLLASON RIP

JON ROLLASON RIP

Jon Rollason, who played Harold Chorley in the recently recovered Doctor Who story The Web of Fear, has died at the age of 84. Born in Birmingham in 1931, he enrolled at the Old Vic theatre school in London after completing his National Service. In interviews he claimed that his early work in the theatre was somewhat disheartening, citing playing Henry V’s corpse at the beginning of Henry VI Part 1 at Birmingham Rep in 1952 as the low point…

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TIMELORD OF THE MANOR

TIMELORD OF THE MANOR

When BBC producers were on the lookout for an outstanding historic house in which to film a Doctor Who Christmas Day special, they stumbled upon a remarkable 19th Century Grade II listed stone-built manor in four acres of countryside, and views of the Bristol Channel and Somerset coastline. It was Vaendre Hall – and was exactly what BBC location manager Iwan Roberts was after for the 2014 episode. For the show, stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman filmed inside the…

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MAISIE WILLIAMS RULES OUT A RETURN FOR ASHILDR

MAISIE WILLIAMS RULES OUT A RETURN FOR ASHILDR

There’s been much speculation surrounding Maisie Williams’s future on Doctor Who, but the actress just disappointed us all by saying she won’t be returning. The Game of Thrones star has accompanied the Doctor for the last time, and will instead focus on “other really exciting projects”. “I’m not going to be working on Doctor Who again,” she told BANG Showbiz. “Everyone’s hyping about it, which is very exciting, but I guess that’s more of a publicity thing. But no, I’m…

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PATRICK TROUGHTON’S GRANDSON WANTS TO BE THE DOCTOR!

PATRICK TROUGHTON’S GRANDSON WANTS TO BE THE DOCTOR!

THE grandson of Doctor Who star Patrick Troughton says he would love to follow in his footsteps and become the next Time Lord. Harry Melling, now 26, has already found fame in the Harry Potter films as Dudley Dursley, Harry’s cousin who makes the boy wizard’s life a misery. But now he says he would love to become the 13th Doctor, 50 years after Troughton played the second Time Lord. His grandfather died before he was born, but it seems…

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DOCTOR WHO: THE LABYRINTH OF BUDA CASTLE

DOCTOR WHO: THE LABYRINTH OF BUDA CASTLE

The Doctor and Romana take a holiday to a famous European City – what could possibly go wrong? The Fourth Doctor Adventures Series Five continues… Continuing the series of stories in the grand tradition of Season 17, Tom Baker and Lalla Ward are off to the heart of Europe in our new adventure Doctor Who: The Labyrinth of Buda Castle – where a fanged presence is stalking the streets… The Doctor and Romana land in Budapest, intent on enjoying another…

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DOCTOR WHO: AQUITAINE

DOCTOR WHO: AQUITAINE

The Fifth Doctor faces a black hole, ghosts and a friendly robot butler in the latest Main Range release! ‘The Four episodes just fly by – the story really is that absorbing: time travel, infection, greed, ethics, beeswax and tea-making have probably never been in the same sentence together, but Aquitaine has made it possible. It is a story that demands to be listened to on multiple occasions to fully appreciate the nuances of the script and how it works…

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