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Mike Collins’ Storyboards From Doctor Who: Flatline For The ‘Addams Family’ Bit

These are Mike Collins‘ storyboards from the last episode of Doctor Who, Flatline, the one that everyone seems to think is the best episode of the season. And one of the best scenes has to be when the Doctor, trapped …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Flatline

Time for plenty of cross-media references this week. 1. Doctor… Or Ambassador? The Ambassadors (1533)  by Hans Holbein the Younger hangs in the National Gallery, London. I saw it last month. It contains one of the most famous examples of anamorphosis in paintings, a stretched and …

Ten Years of New Doctor Who At New York Comic Con – Comics, TV And Audio

By Ale Bodden and Ray Flook UPDATE: Andre Tessier writes, First and foremost. Let me say that I was misquoted. The discussion was that Big Finish does not have the rights to the New Who Doctors. We all know that David …

No More Rose Tyler – Billie Piper Talks About Not Coming Back To Doctor Who

Talking to the Radio Times magazine, Billie Piper, best known in the UK as a teenage popstar and for playing Rose Tyler in Doctor Who in its return nine years ago, is talking about not playing the role again. “I …

NYCC Screens Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express

Amanda Gurall writes for Bleeding Cool: Spoilers ahead. BBC America hosted their first NYCC Doctor Who screening last night in the Empire stage. No panel or guest stars but it was really fun to watch Mummy on the Orient Express …

‘Nick Hears The Voice Of The Tenth Doctor Doll In His Head’ – Ten Years Of New Doctor Who At NYCC

By Amanda Gurall 400 Doctor Who fans piled into a panel room today at NYCC to discuss the last ten years of “new Who” with a panel of fans and experts. Moderated by Andre Tessier (Tardis Tavern, LI Who) in …

NYCC’s Spotlight On: Arthur Darvill… or Rory?

by Ale Bodden Oh, the joys of sitting through panels to wait for yours… and hopefully catch a great seat while at it. So, I don’t know if I was the only one, but as soon as schedules came out …

Doctor Who – The Companion Conundrum

By Dan Lloyd Since the revival of Doctor Who back in 2005, many incarnations of the last Time Lord have come and gone. The ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) was paired up with Rose Tyler (Billie Piper). Their relationship was one …

Superhero Theme For This Year’s Children In Need Charity Appeal

The new trailer for this year’s Children In Need telethon charity appeal takes a number of BBC presenters and puts them through the superhero wringer. With Daniel Craig, Helena Bonham Carter, Louis Smith, Paul Hollywood and Abbey Clancy,  Tom Jones has …

Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who: Kill The Moon

Another week, another episode of Doctor Who. We are so blessed. And after not killing Hitler, clearly the moon is next… 1. Weapons Of Moon Destruction Forty-five minutes is the length of an episode of Doctor Who. It is also …

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 …