Doctor Who series 11 shooting in Sheffield this week

Doctor Who series 11 shooting in Sheffield this week

Production continues on Doctor Who series 11, with Jodie Whittaker and Bradley Walsh both now on set and leading the cast filming the new series of the show. Over the last week or so, Doctor Who has been on location in and around Newport. However, the travels this week see the show go further north. It’s being reported that a night shoot is heading to Sheffield on November 21st  (that’s tonight!), following filming during the day in the area yesterday. Production appeared to be set…

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LETHBRIDGE-STEWART NEW NOVELLA ANNOUNCED

LETHBRIDGE-STEWART NEW NOVELLA ANNOUNCED

Candy Jar Books is pleased to announce a new addition to its limited edition Lethbridge-Stewart novella range! The Lost Skin by Andy Frankham-Allen, features Professor Edward Travers, Harold Chorley and Samson Ware, in a mystery that takes them to John o Groats and the Orkney Islands. Originally intended as a novella, Candy Jar previously published parts one and two of The Lost Skin in The HAVOC Files 2 and 3, and will now be completed (with 50% new material) as…

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Rodney Bewes – RIP

Rodney Bewes – RIP

Rodney Bewes has died aged 79, his agent has confirmed. The actor had a career spanning 60 decades and is best known for playing Bob Ferris in sitcom The Likely Lads.  Doctor Who fans will remember Rodney from the 1984 story “Resurrection of the Daleks”, in which he played Stien. His agent issued a statement saying: “It is with great sadness that we confirm that our dear client, the much-loved actor Rodney Bewes, passed away this morning.” The statement paid…

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Doctor Who theme’s co-creator honoured with posthumous PhD

Doctor Who theme’s co-creator honoured with posthumous PhD

The under-appreciated electronic music pioneer behind the Doctor Who theme is to be honoured posthumously with a doctorate from her hometown university as the programme gears up for the debut of its first female lead. Largely ignored in life and barred from working in studios because she was a woman, Delia Derbyshire, will be awarded an honorary PhD from Coventry University on Monday. Mostly unknown and uncredited during her lifetime, she created a new wave of sounds and arrangements in…

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First look at newly-animated “lost” Doctor Who episode Shada

First look at newly-animated “lost” Doctor Who episode Shada

Throughout Doctor Who history many episodes of the sci-fi series have been lost, but few have inspired fans and creators quite as much as Douglas Adams’ Shada, a Tom Baker-starring serial intended to air on the BBC in 1979-80 before strike action halfway through filming meant it was never fully completed. Since then, attempts at finally completing Shada have been plentiful, from a direct-to-video release using linking narration by Baker, a Big Finish audio play (starring Paul McGann’s Doctor instead…

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Doctor Who fan behind those amazing Sherlock mash-up videos lands job with the show

Doctor Who fan behind those amazing Sherlock mash-up videos lands job with the show

Two years ago, Digital Spy featured YouTuber John Smith in our round-up of the best Doctor Who fan videos out there and ended the paragraph with a request that Steven Moffat give him a job, stat. Now, we’re not saying Moffat reads DS but we’re not not saying that either, because here we are and that very YouTuber is talking to Doctor Who Magazine all about how he was hired by the show to work on some episodes of the latest series, as well as the upcoming Christmas special. And…

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Doctor Who: composer Murray Gold has left the show

Doctor Who: composer Murray Gold has left the show

Composer Murray Gold will be departing Doctor Who following this year’s Christmas special… As part of the shake-up behind the scenes of Doctor Who, we understand from multiple sources that composer Murray Gold has left the series. Gold has been doing the music for Doctor Who since the show returned to our screens in 2005. It’s unknown who will be taking over composer duties for series 11. The reasons for his departure are not clear, although it seems that new showrunner Chris Chibnall…

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15 tweets that perfectly sum up the reaction to Doctor Who’s Christmas special sneak peek

15 tweets that perfectly sum up the reaction to Doctor Who’s Christmas special sneak peek

This year’s Doctor Who Christmas special is a big one. Not only is it a festive delight with appearances from Mark Gatiss and David Bradley playing the First Doctor, but it’s Peter Capaldi’s last trip in the Tardis before he hands over to Jodie Whittaker. Excitement is at fever pitch – but details of exactly what to expect from the episode have been kept closely under wraps. That is, until now… I JUST FAN HAD A MELTDOWN WATCHING THE FIRST DOCTOR RETURN. WOW #DoctorWho — Daniel Sammut 🐸 👌‏…

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The Doctors clash in new Doctor Who Christmas special clip

The Doctors clash in new Doctor Who Christmas special clip

A new clip from Doctor Who Christmas special Twice Upon a Time has been unveiled during this years Children in Need broadcast, granting a rare sneak peek at one of the most eagerly-anticipated broadcasts this festive season. However, fans hoping for an early glimpse at Jodie Whittaker’s new Doctor may have to manage their expectations – instead, the clip comes from earlier in the episode and sees Peter Capaldi’s outgoing Twelfth Doctor welcome his former self the First Doctor (David…

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LETHBRIDGE-STEWART NOVELLA SCHEDULE CHANGE AND NEW TITLE

LETHBRIDGE-STEWART NOVELLA SCHEDULE CHANGE AND NEW TITLE

Candy Jar Books is pleased to announce a new title to its limited edition Lethbridge-Stewart novella range! Travers & Wells features, as the title suggests, Edward Travers teaming up with the grandfather of sci-fi, HG Wells in what may be the first in a series of adventures exploring the inspiration behind many of the Wells’ classics. Range Editor, Andy Frankham-Allen explains: “This novella serves as a kind of back door pilot for a possible series. It’s all dependent on the…

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