I was wondering what this weekend’s long Doctor Who archival recap video would be. Without any new episodes this year, the BBC is trying to keep fans hyped up with retrospect videos and clips. This time, it’s a half-hour compilation of the modern era companions’ first moments. By “modern era”, I mean the current version […]
Big Finish Productions’ Doctor Who audio drama spinoff Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon just came out and received strong reviews. Rose (Billie Piper) is still a popular companion and her creator, Russell T. Davies, helped develop the spinoff audio series. There’s an hour-long cast and writers making-of interview on the series boxset which works like […]
Rose Tyler is one of the most popular characters in the new Doctor Who. She was the entry point for an audience discovering the show for the first time. You could say she was the face of the new show, bringing in a female Billie Piper played her with an unforced warmth and kindness that […]
The Big Finish Productions audio drama juggernaut continues unabated today with the release of Rose Tyler: The Dimension Cannon, a Doctor Who spinoff series without the Doctor. Billie Piper returns to the role in stories set after she ended up in an alternate universe at the end of the second season of “New Who.” She […]
Big Finish Productions released a preview trailer of their 20th Anniversary livestream this weekend, with a 20-hour livestream on the official Doctor Who YouTube channel – with more than 20 episodes of Doctor Who audio dramas and related spinoffs will be in the stream. This includes UNIT, Torchwood, The Gallifrey Chronicles, The Diary of River Song, […]
Big Finish and Doctor Who are celebrating 20 years of the Time Lord’s audio drama travels through time and space, so needless to say, BBC Studios and Big Finish Productions are looking to celebrate. The good news for Doctor Who and Big Finish fans? You’re getting the presents! To mark the milestone, 20+ hours of […]
Promoting the book Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived, an illustrated history of the women of Doctor Who, the BBC is releasing narrated featurettes about the lives of the most important women in Doctor Who lore. The first highlighted – appropriately enough – Susan Foreman, the Doctor’s first companion and granddaughter. The second edition was released on […]
In the short time since Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch) assumed the role of show runner for Doctor Who, he has taken pride in shaking things up. In addition to a new Doctor (Jodie Whittaker, Broadchurch) who has a new outlook on life, there is new theme music, a new TARDIS (inside and out), and new companions who the Doctor […]
Lily and Ethan prepare to deal with the forces of Hell itself, and, to do so, they must find Dracula and make use of an ancient weapon which he alone possesses. Meanwhile, Lucifer, possessing the body of Vanessa Ives, prepares to begin his quest for dominance by calling upon every vile instinct which humanity possesses. […]
At DragonCon this weekend, former Doctor Who star Billie Piper said that her character, Rose, would still be in love with the new Doctor, even though she’s a woman and Rose was not previously portrayed as bisexual. Piper was a companion and love interest during the tenures of Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant, but if […]
We have had comic con battles in London before. Kapow making fake claims, countered by MCM London Comic Con, with London Supercon getting in a fair few blow while the London Film & Comic Con grabs Eagle Awards, that then have to be renamed… it get get quite testy. But the weekend after next should take […]
Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 26, the 85th day of the year: 1953- The polio […]
Earlier today, we told you about Peter Capaldi’s pick for the next doctor: Frances de la Tour, known for her role in the UK sitcom Rising Damp, as well as for playing Madame Maxime in the Harry Potter movies. Billie Piper, who played Rose Tyler, the Doctor’s first post-revival companion in 2005, alongside Ninth Doctor […]
The Satellite Show is a monthly “pop culture clambake” curated by Erik Amaya. A rotating Panel of Experts — usually anchored by writer Justin Robinson and Zombie Ranch creators Clint and Dawn Wolf — take on topics like DC Comics‘ latest travails, upcoming films, Denmark, and other tales of misery and woe. But if topics […]
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 love Rose, she’s just a good girl isn’t she… I think at some point I […]
Showtime has released a teaser trailer for the second season of Penny Dreadful. The series, created by John Logan, uses public domain characters like Dracula, Victor Frankenstein and Dorian Gray and mixes them into a dark and suspenseful series. Penny Dreadful stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear, Josh Hartnett, Billie Piper and Helen McRory. […]
By Adi Tantimedh Before we see Matt Smith’s final episode of Doctor Who this Christmas Day, I thought I would bring up something that I didn’t see anyone else talk about in the write-ups on The Day of The Doctor. A few weeks ago, after watching and writing about the 50th Anniversary Special, it suddenly […]
And now, even more footage in the form of an international trailer.
Doctor Who Magazine have officially announced David Tennant's role in 50th anniversary the special, as well as that of his sometime TARDIS companion, Billie Piper.
Billie Piper appeared on on Graham Norton's chatshow on BBC 1 tonight, and was asked if she was returning to Doctor Who for the show's 50th anniversary.