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Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who – The Caretaker

Yawn.. a little later than usual. Here’s why. 1. The Late Doctor Doctor Who is now late. Airing in the UK after Strictly Come Dancing it starts at 8.30pm and finished at 9.15pm. It is now a post watershed show …

Marvellous, And The Influence Of American Splendor

“You can’t just get what you want by asking.” “Can’t you? I can.”  Last night BBC Two showed the docudrama Marvellous, starring Toby Jones (best known of late as Arnim Zola in the Captain America movies). The real life story …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Time Heist

So, I’ve just seen Doctor Who: Time Heist. 1. I Stole A TARDIS And Ran Away. I’ve Been Running Ever Since… The Doctor left Gallifrey as a thief, and has nicked a fair few things over the years, from parts …

Doctor Who Christmas Special Adds Frost And Troughton

The BBC announced the cast for this years Doctor Who Christmas episode and two names jump out. Nick Frost (The World’s End) will reunite with Steven Moffat for the production which has begun filming. “I’m so thrilled to have been …

Doctor Who: Listen, By Way Of Nigel Auchterlounie

Nigel Auchterlounie is a cartoonist who writes and draws the Dennis And Gnasher strip in British kids weekly comic, The Beano. He also watches Doctor Who. Then writes and draws what he remembers of it… including Daleks in most episodes. …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Listen

Another week, another new Doctor Who. Truly we are a blessed nation. 1. Keep Reading That Doctor Who Annual Short Story Steven Moffat wrote Corner Of The Eye for the Doctor Who Storybook 2007 about a race called Floofs that …

Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys To Be A Multi-Part Hour-Long BBC TV Series

Earlier in the year, Bleeding Cool reported on the news that the BBC were adapting Neil Gaiman‘s novel The Anansi Boys into a TV series. Back then Gaiman said, Other TV news also came to fruition today, although I do …

Michael Palin To Narrate The New Revival Of The Clangers

The Clangers were definitely my favourite television programme as a kid. Okay, maybe a toss up between them and The Flumps. They even turned up in Doctor Who. Famously, despite only speaking on swannee whistle, the Clangers had full scripts …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Robot Of Sherwood

I feel like a glutton. Three episodes of Doctor Who in three weeks. And this is my favourite… 1. Is This The Real Life? Is It Just Fantasy? Shakespeare In Love beat Saving Private Ryan to the Oscar. Why? It …

Two Sets Of Storyboards For Doctor Who: Into The Dalek

First, the Spike Milliganish storyboards from Doctor Who: Into The Dalek director Ben Wheatley. And in comparison, the more polished storyboards of James Iles. Including how the Dalek antibodies were oruginally supposed to look and act….

When Nineteenth Century Daleks Attacked Earth…

Photo by Marcia Allass… outside an old cotton mill engine house. Evidence of an attempted invasion from over a hundred years ago?  

Anthony Horowitz Responds To Philip Morris Over Doctor Who Showrunner Rumours

Yesterday, as part of a series of Facebook posts in which Doctor Who Missing Episode recoverer Philip Morris talked trash about Steven Moffat‘s run on the show, Morris reported what he claimed were well sourced rumours regarding Moffat’s replacement on …

Philip Morris Vs. Steven Moffat On Doctor Who Goes Public – And Will Anthony Horowitz Take Over The Show?

When reporting on the as-then-unannounced recovered missing episodes of Doctor Who a year ago, we included some details regarding Philip Morris, then rumoured to be the source of uncovering the episodes, even though he denied it completely. For a few more weeks. …

Doctor Who And The Time Lord Midlife Crisis – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh writes, We’re just two weeks into the new season of Doctor Who and there are already interesting things happening under the hood. By the second episode, Peter Capaldi is settling into the role and is playing a darker, …

Meet Mr. Pink, The Companion’s Companion

Last night on the second Peter Capaldi episode of Doctor Who, we got to meet Danny Pink (Samuel Anderson). A former soldier with an obvious case of guilt working at the Coal Hill School with Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman)… so …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Into The Dalek

Another week, another episode of Doctor Who. How did we get to be so lucky? 1. Coffee. But No Chips. That’s the kind of Doctor we have now. Leave the chips, but pick up a hitch-hiker in an exploding space …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – Erik Versus The Doctor (You Know Who)

By Erik Grove Welcome back to another edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! Next week I’m going to start diving into the Fall TV season with some picks and recommendations for the best new TV shows but this week brings a …

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2 Reminds Us To Be Both Smart And Imaginative

The BBC television series Doctor Who, now the longest running sci-fi show in existence at 50+ years and counting, has always been smart, though it’s a mixed bag of whether audiences acknowledge that. And granted some episodes and seasons have …