David Bradley to continue as the First Doctor for Big Finish!

David Bradley to continue as the First Doctor for Big Finish!

The Doctor Who Christmas special sees a much anticipated return for the first ever incarnation of the Time Lord, as played by David Bradley. But fans won’t have to wait long for even more new First Doctor adventures as Bradley will be reprising his role in a series of new audio dramas, the first two of which are released in January. It was Bradley’s uncanny portrayal of William Hartnell’s Doctor in An Adventure in Space and Time – the BBC drama about…

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Steven Moffat hints at dark times to come in Doctor Who 2017 Christmas special

Steven Moffat hints at dark times to come in Doctor Who 2017 Christmas special

It was always fair to assume that the 2017 Doctor Who Christmas special wouldn’t be the most merry of festive episodes, with the upcoming Twice Upon a Time set to feature the “death” of Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor (before regenerating into Jodie Whittaker’s new incarnation) and the end of a seven-year era in Doctor Who history. However, it’s now emerged that the episode could be even darker than we expected, with the episode’s writer Steven Moffat (who departs as showrunner…

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Russell T Davies reveals a certain Doctor Who character isn’t dead after all

Russell T Davies reveals a certain Doctor Who character isn’t dead after all

Nearly 10 years ago, the Daleks staged their biggest invasion of earth in recent Doctor Who history, with the Doctor teaming up with all his companions to help save the universe from Davros, Dalek Caan and a whole Dalek Empire – but in the course of the adventure there was a significant tragedy. For any who can’t remember the series 4 finale The Stolen Earth/Journey’s End, after the Earth and 26 other planets are moved in space, a mass Dalek…

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Space Pig and Ogrons from the Doctor Who Figurine Collection

Space Pig and Ogrons from the Doctor Who Figurine Collection

  The latest issues of the Doctor Who Figurine Collection feature two memorable aliens from the Ninth and Third Doctor eras. Every two weeks, Whovians can enjoy an exclusive hand-painted and highly-detailed figurine and a magazine packed with info on its subject. Check out the details and images below from Issues 107 and 108. Pig Pilot Doctor Who Figurine Collection: Part 107 (available late Sept 2017) From the 2005 Ninth Doctor episode, Aliens of London. The creature – a genetically augmented…

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Russell T Davies hid secret references to Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor in his new Doctor Who book before she was even revealed

Russell T Davies hid secret references to Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor in his new Doctor Who book before she was even revealed

When Jodie Whittaker was revealed as the incoming Thirteenth Doctor over the summer Doctor Who fans were gobsmacked, with many surprised that the BBC had been brave enough to cast the first female incarnation of the Time Lord and manage keep the whole thing secret for so long. However, there was one mega-fan who wasn’t quite so shocked about the announcement – former series boss Russell T Davies, who revived and ran the sci-fi series from 2005 to 2010 and…

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Daphne Ashbrook: Dead Woman Laughing

Daphne Ashbrook: Dead Woman Laughing

Witty, self-effacing and painfully honest; the themes of life, death and laughter come together as Daphne Ashbrook recounts her many on-and off-screen scrapes with mortality. Packed with rich anecdotes from her career in TV, stage and film, this refreshingly candid and conversational memoir spans a childhood in a theatrical family to pulling back the curtain of Hollywood, revealing the glamour and ridiculousness of a business mired in a struggle between art and profit. Known for both her comic timing and…

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Peter Capaldi says his favourite Doctor is Jodie Whittaker?

Peter Capaldi says his favourite Doctor is Jodie Whittaker?

Any Doctor Who fan worth the name has a pick for their favourite Doctor, with different incarnations of the Time Lord adventurer inspiring fierce loyalty in Whovians depending on their age, personality or (probably) fashion sense. So it’s no surprise to learn that current series star Peter Capaldi has his own pick for the Doctor to beat all Doctors – even if his particular favourite might be a little unusual given that few have seen her onscreen at all… “Jodie…

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Russell T Davies and James Goss in conversation

Russell T Davies and James Goss in conversation

Wednesday 13th September 2017 7pm – 8pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Signing, Chargeable Event What does ‘Dalek’ rhyme with? How do you draw the curtain at the end of the universe? Join us for an adventure in rhyme and space with former Doctor Who writer and executive producer Russell T Davies and author James Goss, as we celebrate the release of the first book of Time Lord verse Now We Are Six Hundred. Russell and James have a lifelong love of…

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The Final Day Of The Doctor Who Experience – Exclusive Report!

The Final Day Of The Doctor Who Experience – Exclusive Report!

Today, Saturday the 9th of September 2017, was the day all Doctor Who fans secretly wished wouldn’t arrive, the final day of The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff Bay, South Wales.  The Gallifreyan Newsroom attended, together with three very good friends to bid it a fond farewell. A sad day? Well, yes, but also a day of celebration for an attraction that has become very much a Mecca for Doctor Who fans from right across the country and far beyond…

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