elisabeth sladen


John Barrowman Honors Elisabeth Sladen With New Character For Torchwood Comic

John Barrowman revealed a new character created for the Torchwood comic published by Titan Comics: Sladen, named for the actress who played Sarah Jane Smith in the Doctor Who universe. Earlier this week, Barrowman teased the new character for the comic, which he co-writes with sister Carole Barrowman, in a Facebook video: And now he’s revealed […]

Tread Perilously Podcast — K9 And Company: A Girl’s Best Friend

Tread Perilously is a weekly “worst of television” podcast hosted by Erik Amaya and writer Justin Robinson. They discuss poor decision making in the form of episodic television. Previously centered on the Lifetime limited series The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, lifelong Doctor Who fan Erik decided to subject Justin — a watcher of exactly two 2014 […]

Doctor Who Companion K9 To Get His Own Feature Film

According to the official K9 website and Facebook page, the former Doctor Who companion will embark on a feature film outing. The news was announced by co-creator Bob Baker over the weekend at the Doctor Who Appreciation Society convention. The film, entitled K9: Timequake, will see the robot dog, voiced by John Leeson, face off […]

First Full Trailer For The Sarah Jane Adventures Series 5

Even at almost three times the run time of the previous promo clip, this new, full trailer for The Sarah Jane Adventures still needs a lot of rapid edits to get in the sheer variety of monsters, weird artefacts, flashy FX and Floella Benjamin appearances. That’s right: Floella Benjamin. For the (particularly nostalgiac) Dads. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaqJP8SRHcs[/youtube] […]

Sarah Jane Adventures Series 5 – A Very Short Teaser Trailer

The final episodes of The Sarah Jane Adventures are set to screen on CBBC in the coming season. A few short glimpses from the new episodes have aired on the channel and since turned up online. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAqaYvQZWVE[/youtube] Hopefully we can look forward to a good send-off for the Lis Sladen, starring once again in the […]

BBC To Show Final Sarah Jane Adventures Episodes

Six episodes of the fifth series of The Sarah Jane Adventures starring the late Elisabeth Sladen will air later this year on CBBC. The episodes were filmed last year alongside the fourth series while Sladen was well enough to film. However the show won’t film any further episodes without her and the Doctor Who spinoff […]

Elisabeth Sladen – Sarah Jane Smith – Dies Aged 63

The actress Elisabeth Sladen, who found fame in the seventies playing opposite Jon Pertwee and then Tom Baker in Doctor Who, died from cancer, earlier today. A British stage and television actress, she took the role as a journalist in the popular British sci-fi drama in 1973, and never really left it. Even after leaving […]