April 23rd, 2016
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The moment we have been waiting for is HERE!

The BBC has announced that Pearl Mackie will be stepping aboard the TARDIS as the Twelfth Doctor’s new companion.

Her character, Bill, was introduced in the form of a new trailer, aptly titled Friend from the Future, in which Peter Capaldi and his incoming co-star came face to face with the dreaded Daleks. Bill has been described as “cool, strong, sharp, a little bit vulnerable with a bit of geekiness thrown in” and she will accompany the Doctor throughout Series 10 in 2017.

Filming on her string of adventures will begin in Cardiff next month, and Pearl has revealed that she cannot wait to get started. “I am incredibly excited to be joining the Doctor Who family,” she said. “It’s an institution so I couldn’t be prouder to call the TARDIS my home.”


Above - Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie as the Twelfth Doctor and his new companion, Bill.

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Peter, meanwhile, added: “It is a genuine delight to welcome Pearl Mackie to Doctor Who. A fine, fine actress with a wonderful zest and charm, she is a refreshing addition to the TARDIS and will bring a universe of exciting new possibilities to the Doctor’s adventures.”

New adventures. New companion. Same Doctor! Read the latest Series 10 news…

August 21st, 2016
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To celebrate Sylvester McCoy’s birthday (the Seventh Doctor actor turned 73 yesterday), Lovarzi are offering 15% off all of their Doctor Who products.

Their collection includes officially licensed scarves, jumpers, umbrellas and much more and you can take advantage of the offer by using the code WHO15 during checkout. Simple enough, right?

Be quick, though, as the offer will end at midnight tonight (Sunday). Time and tide melts the snowman…

August 21st, 2016
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Rumours are abound this week that Series 10 will be filming in Vancouver later this year.

The reports were sparked by a recent comment from Peter Capaldi and the news has since been picked up by CBS who have highlighted the show’s previous connections with the city, including the 1996 TV Movie which was shot on location there.

Production on the next series has already taken place abroad. Last month scenes for Episode 2 were filmed in Valencia.

So, would you like to see filming in Vancouver? Where else would be your dream location?

New adventures. New companion. Same Doctor! Read the latest Series 10 news…

August 19th, 2016
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Following its disappointing lack of precence at San Diego last month (there’s always next year…), it has been announced that the Whoniverse will be setting its sights on New York Comic Con instead!

As part of BBC America’s takeover on Friday 6th October, both Doctor Who and its upcoming spin off Class will be getting their own Q&A panels at the event. The Doctor Who panel will include Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin who will be presenting an exclusive preview of this year’s Christmas Special and beyond.

Meanwhile, the stars of Class – that’s Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins and Vivian Oparah – will join its creator and writer Patrick Ness and executive producer Brian Minchin for their first ever panel to discuss the highly anticipated series which will finally be hitting our screens this autumn. The 8 part drama is set at Coal Hill School where dangers are breaking through the walls of time and space. There may be some familiar faces too…

Tickets for New York Comic Con are on sale now. Let us know if you will be in attendance!

August 19th, 2016
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David Suchet will be guest starring in Series 10 of Doctor Who, it has been confirmed.

The veteran actor – who is best known for his portrayal of the eponymous detective in the long running mystery drama Agatha Christie’s Poirot – will be appearing in episode 4 of the new series, written by Mike Bartlett.

His character, the Landlord, is pictured unlocking a door in a newly released picture, and something tells us that the person on the other side won’t be pleased to see him…

New adventures. New companion. Same Doctor! Read the latest Series 10 news…

August 13th, 2016
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Last week we brought you the exciting news that the Doctor Who TV Movie will be getting its long-awaited Blu-ray release this autumn, and now we can bring you its awesome artwork!

The feature-length adventure is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and now fans can enjoy Paul McGann’s debut outing as the Eighth Doctor in all its digitally-remastered glory, alongside a host of special features including exclusive interviews, commentaries, alternative takes and The Night of the Doctor.

The 2 disc set will be released on 19th September 2016, and can be pre-ordered online.

Browse the latest Doctor Who products on sale now in our merchandise section…

August 6th, 2016
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The Doctor Who Movie is coming to Blu-ray for the first time this autumn, it has been confirmed.

The 1996 TV film – which reintroduced fans to the series after its 7 year hiatus – starred Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor alongside Daphne Ashbrook as Grace Holloway and Eric Roberts as the Master.

Released in its 20th anniversary year, the Blu-ray will feature a digitally remastered version of the film as well as special features including interviews and featurettes.

Doctor Who: The Movie will be available to buy on Blu-ray on 19th September 2016. It can be pre-ordered on Amazon and other online retailers. We’ll bring you the artwork soon!

Browse the latest Doctor Who products on sale now in our merchandise section…

August 3rd, 2016
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Jenna Coleman has dismissed ongoing rumours that she’ll be returning to Doctor Who as Clara Oswald in Series 10.

The actress, who bowed out as the impossible girl at the end of the last series, told Collider that no comeback is planned – “at least for a good while” – and affirmed that she “couldn’t have asked” for a better exit storyline. “Steve planned it for so long, and I think he did a great job,” she said. “It had been been in the works for a while, from Face the Raven to the epic finale of twists and turns, so you don’t want to unpick that it any way, really.”

She continued: “So for the foreseeable, I think Clara will remain broken down somewhere in time and space, trying to understand how to work the TARDIS with Ashildr! It’s been an incredible three series. It was such a unique time in my life and it has been truly amazing.”

Jenna will be back on our screens this autumn as Victoria in ITV’s ambitious 8-part drama.

July 25th, 2016
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Joss Whedon has admitted that penning an episode of Doctor Who would be a “daunting” process because of the show’s extensive mythology.

The writer – who is best known for his work on Toy Story, The Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the latter of which he also created – told fans during a San Diego Comic Con Nerd HQ panel that committing to over half a century’s worth of research would be a massive undertaking. “I’ve seen a few episodes, but let’s get real,” he said. “But it would be great to follow in the footsteps of Steven Moffat and the guys.”

He wasn’t completely against the idea of adding the world’s longest running sci-fi series to his reputable résumé, though, as he then teased: “Ask me again when the Doctor is a she.”

Would you like Joss to write a Doctor Who episode? Who else would be your dream writers?

July 25th, 2016
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The latest Doctor Who Magazine is about to materialise and they’re taking a trip into the future to introduce us to our brand new TARDIS team!

Although Series 10 won’t actually hit our screens until 2017 (as if you need reminding!), it’s business as usual for the cast and crew who are working their little socks off in Cardiff – and, this week, Spain – to bring the Twelfth Doctor’s third string of adventures to life. They will introduce new companion Bill, as played by Pearl Mackie, and welcome back Matt Lucas’ Nardole from The Husbands of River Song.

Inside DWM #502, outgoing showrunner Steven Moffat and casting director Andy Pryor discuss what fans can expect from this exciting new dynamic, plus there’s the usual array of in-depth features, competitions, comics and more. In addition, the issue – which is on sale this Thursday (28th July), priced £5.99 – comes with 3 free posters and 4 art cards.

Browse the latest Doctor Who products on sale now in our merchandise section…

July 25th, 2016
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As production on the brand new series continues, the Doctor Who cast and crew have temporarily bid adieu to sunny Cardiff to set up base in Spain instead.

Filming is this week taking place in Valencia where scenes are being shot for the second episode of Series 10, which has been written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Take a look at the picture below to see the Twelfth Doctor himself, Peter Capaldi, and his companion Bill, played by Pearl Mackie, getting with the times as they pose for a selfie outside the City of Arts and Science Museum. Say cheese!

Above – Pearl Mackie and Peter Capaldi on location in Spain for Series 10 of Doctor Who.

New adventures. New companion. Same Doctor! Read the latest Series 10 news…

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