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Month: October 2017

‘No comment’ from Beeb over Doctor Who and the Bluebell Railway

‘No comment’ from Beeb over Doctor Who and the Bluebell Railway

The BBC was staying tight-lipped this week over reports that scenes for a forthcoming episode of Doctor Who were shot at the Bluebell Railway…. Social media said that a film crew was at the vintage steam line on a day when the railway was entirely closed to the public. The Bluebell Railway could not confirm that Doctor Who was the subject of the activity. No trains were scheduled to run that day in any case. There is extra interest in…

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Matt Lucas hints that his time on Doctor Who may not be over

Matt Lucas hints that his time on Doctor Who may not be over

Nardole may have last been seen saying his goodbyes to The Doctor on a colony ship at the end of Doctor Who series ten but it sounds as though that goodbye of his wasn’t quite so final. Matt Lucas has dropped a hint that we may well encounter him in the Whoniverse again, telling Den of Geek that his relationship with the series isn’t exactly over. “I’m really glad I did it,” he began, “No regrets at all, only gratitude. I’m not…

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David Tennant and Billie Piper explain why they’re returning to Doctor Who

David Tennant and Billie Piper explain why they’re returning to Doctor Who

After years apart, the Doctor and Rose are returning to the Tardis for new intergalactic adventures – but with a bit of a twist. You see, this time the pair (played by David Tennant and Billie Piper) are back in the Doctor Who world thanks to the efforts of long-running audio drama producer Big Finish, who previously brought Tennant back with co-star Catherine Tate (companion Donna Noble) for a series of untold adventures last year and are now doing the same…

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FIRST LOOK! THE DOCTOR AND DONNA IN ‘DR. TENTH CHRISTMAS SURPRISE!’

FIRST LOOK! THE DOCTOR AND DONNA IN ‘DR. TENTH CHRISTMAS SURPRISE!’

Out now is an adorable new Doctor Who book just in time for the festive season – Dr. Tenth Christmas Surprise! The greatest mash-up in the Whoniverse continues with this Christmas adventure starring the Tenth Doctor and fan-favourite companion, Donna! And we have a sneak preview look inside – check out three pages below: Doctor Who meets Roger Hargreaves’ Mr. Men in this fun and charming Christmas story; a seasonal special to complement the twelve Dr. Men titles in the ongoing series written and illustrated by…

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MATT LUCAS: ‘LUCKIEST MAN’ IN THE WORLD TO BE IN DOCTOR WHO

MATT LUCAS: ‘LUCKIEST MAN’ IN THE WORLD TO BE IN DOCTOR WHO

The latest edition of Doctor Who Magazine – issue 518, out now – has been chatting with Narolde actor Matt Lucas all about his time on Doctor Who, from 2015’s Christmas Special to this year’s epic Series 10 finale. During the interview, Matt discusses the lighter tone of the Doctor Who Christmas Specials, filming Series 10 and laments not visiting the now-closed Doctor Who Experience. Lucas tackles the issue of the “long days” on filming Doctor Who over nine months or so…

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DOCTOR WHO FAN ART PUBLISHED IN ‘100 ILLUSTRATED ADVENTURES’

DOCTOR WHO FAN ART PUBLISHED IN ‘100 ILLUSTRATED ADVENTURES’

Coming next month is a brand new guide illustrated with over 100 pieces of original fan art, showcasing the best stories from 54 years of Doctor Who. Doctor Who – 100 Illustrated Adventures profiles 100 of the most beloved Doctor Who TV stories and is filled with essential information and original art drawn by fans themselves. Spanning the First Doctor’s era to the Twelfth, this stunning book is a must-have luxurious Christmas gift and keepsake for any Whovian. From thousands of…

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DAVID TENNANT: DOCTOR WHO ‘RUNS THROUGH MY LIFE LIKE A STICK OF ROCK’

DAVID TENNANT: DOCTOR WHO ‘RUNS THROUGH MY LIFE LIKE A STICK OF ROCK’

Tenth Doctor actor David Tennant has been chatting with Doctor Who Magazine 518 all about his time on Doctor Who and what it means to him. The issue is available from Oct 19, 2017. David was asked how he feels looking back on the role which he started playing in 2005, he commented: “I always feel fond towards it. I always feel like it’s a happy place to be. Obviously a day like this brings it all back a little more keenly, but…

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DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 518

DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 518

THE TENTH DOCTOR AND ROSE ARE BACK! ISSUE 518 OF DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE CHATS EXCLUSIVELY TO DAVID TENNANT AND BILLIE PIPER! Over a decade on from their time together in the TARDIS, David Tennant and Billie Piper reunite for a series of Big Finish Doctor Who audio adventures featuring the Tenth Doctor and Rose… David tells DWM, “It’s always a very fond thing to return to, the world of Doctor Who. It’s always very welcoming, and friendly, and familiar.” (David…

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TIME AFTER TIME: A HISTORY OF ‘SHADA’ FROM THE ESSENTIAL DOCTOR WHO

TIME AFTER TIME: A HISTORY OF ‘SHADA’ FROM THE ESSENTIAL DOCTOR WHO

With the news that the long unfinished Doctor Who story Shada, featuring Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, is to be finally completed, we bring you an in-depth look at the (mis)adventure from Doctor Who Magazine. Time After Time was originally presented in The Essential Doctor Who: Time Lordspublished by Panini UK in 2016 and presents the legacy of the Douglas Adams tale which will now be completed using the original footage from 1979 and hand-drawn animation. The following article is reproduced by…

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THE ‘WHOGRAPHICA’ GUIDE TO CLASSIC DOCTOR WHO STORY ‘SHADA’

THE ‘WHOGRAPHICA’ GUIDE TO CLASSIC DOCTOR WHO STORY ‘SHADA’

This week BBC Worldwide announced that Shada – a Fourth Doctor story which filming remained unfinished – is to be released later this year with the original footage and completed with hand-drawn animation. Some fans may be curious as to the history of this adventure, written by The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy author (and Doctor Who script editor), Douglas Adams. Well, good news – BBC Books’ Whographica: An Infographic Guide To Space And Timeis here to help! Released last year, the Whographica is a fantastic and fun…

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