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Month: December 2017

Mark Gatiss shares a picture of Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi playing dress-up on his last day

Mark Gatiss shares a picture of Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi playing dress-up on his last day

As we say goodbye to Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who this week, Mark Gatiss has shared a nice behind-the-scenes moment with the Twelfth Doctor. Gatiss – who starred in Christmas special ‘Twice Upon a Time’ and has written numerous episodes – snapped Capaldi on his last day wearing a piece of Doctor Who history. “Thanks for all your kind words about ‘Twice Upon a Time’,” he captioned the picture of the star in a purple jacket. “Here’s Peter on his last day, wearing Jon…

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Doctor Who named the best TV show of Christmas Day 2017!

Doctor Who named the best TV show of Christmas Day 2017!

Doctor Who has been named the best show on TV this Christmas Day – but the Queen’s Christmas message was the most watched programme on the day. 7.6 million people watched the Queen’s traditional Christmas message on BBC1, ITV and Sky News, but it was Jodie Whittaker’s debut appearance on Doctor Who that really got viewers talking on Christmas Day. In a poll of over 1000 RadioTimes.com readers, Doctor Who was named the best show on TV this Christmas Day, followed by…

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Peter Capaldi writes touching letter about regeneration to young Doctor Who fan

Peter Capaldi writes touching letter about regeneration to young Doctor Who fan

Doctor Who regenerations are often traumatic for fans of any ages. The Mad Timelord in a Box who’s taken you travelling across space and time disappears in a flash, replaced by some new face for the next adventure. This Christmas was no different, since children faced the sadness of saying goodbye to the Twelfth Doctor even as they were surely excited to take journeys anew with Thirteen in the New Year. Brian McGilloway, the father of one such young face, reached…

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Fans rejoice as Jodie Whittaker makes her debut as the Thirteenth Doctor

Fans rejoice as Jodie Whittaker makes her debut as the Thirteenth Doctor

It was a momentous occasion in the closing moments of tonight’s Christmas Day (December 25) episode of Doctor Who – as Jodie Whittaker made her first on-screen appearance as the Doctor. Whittaker was announced back in July, and as the first female incarnation of the infamous Time Lord, we’ve all been on tenterhooks to see the grand reveal. And with just two words and a massive explosion, it certainly didn’t disappoint. Fans were positively shook at the new arrival in the TARDIS: #DoctorWho #OhBrilliant…

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MARK GATISS TRIED TO GET JON PERTWEE’S JACKET IN TO DOCTOR WHO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

MARK GATISS TRIED TO GET JON PERTWEE’S JACKET IN TO DOCTOR WHO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

The latest episode of The Fan Show – The Aftershow takes an in-depth look at this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special with its stars Mark Gatiss and David Bradley, and its writer Steven Moffat. Gatiss, who has previously starred in the episodes The Lazarus Experiment and The Wedding Of River Song, as well as writing numerous stories since 2005, spoke about the experience of starring in the show’s latest instalment. Mark told The Fan Show it was: “… like being in my memory of Doctor Who – in a Doctor Who annual,…

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Twice Upon A Time: Overnight Ratings

Twice Upon A Time: Overnight Ratings

The Doctor Who Christmas Special: Twice Upon A Time attained an unofficial average overnight rating of 5.7 million viewers a share of 29.1% with Jodie Whittaker’s first few moments getting around 5.9 million.  This figure of course does not taken into account viewers which will watch the programme on catch up services including the BBC iplayer.  The final consolidated rating will be available in two weeks time.

Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time – What The Papers say….

Doctor Who: Twice Upon A Time – What The Papers say….

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special was chock-full of massive moments, from the return of the First Doctor and Bill to the Twelfth Doctor’s final regeneration speech and the debut of Jodie Whittaker – but perhaps some of the most crowd-pleasing scenes came from the return of some fan-favourite characters in special cameos towards the end of the episode, that followed months of speculation about their return. Look away now if you haven’t seen Twice Upon a Time, or risk…

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Stars and writers of Doctor Who pay tribute to Steven Moffat

Stars and writers of Doctor Who pay tribute to Steven Moffat

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special marks the end of Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi’s reign in the Tardis – but it’s also the end for someone who in many ways has had an even more significant role in the show’s history. Longtime showrunner and head writer Steven Moffat, who took over the series in 2010 and shepherded it through seven years as well as the landmark 50th anniversary episode in 2013, is stepping down. Moffat has written more episodes of Doctor…

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NEXT MYTH MAKERS – WALLY K DALY! OUT JANUARY 8TH.

NEXT MYTH MAKERS – WALLY K DALY! OUT JANUARY 8TH.

Reeltime Pictures have announced that the next MYTH MAKERS will feature writer WALLY K DALY, author of the story THE ULTIMATE EVIL, which would have formed part of the (unmade) 23rd Season of DOCTOR WHO. Hosted by GRANT FOXON, this is a bit of a curiosity piece … but very fascinating!

The Christmas special is a “new Three Doctors”, promises star Mark Gatiss

The Christmas special is a “new Three Doctors”, promises star Mark Gatiss

Fans of classic Doctor Who have a lot to look forward to with this year’s Christmas special ‘Twice Upon a Time’. Next week’s festive episode is historic for so many reasons, as it’s a swansong for Peter Capaldi and head writer Steven Moffat as well as the first appearance of Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor. Not to mention David Bradley returns as The First Doctor and Mark Gatiss joins Pearl Mackie in the TARDIS team as a beleaguered World War I soldier….

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