August 30th, 2014
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A Dalek fleet surrounds a lone rebel ship and only the Doctor can help them now… with the Doctor facing his greatest enemy, he needs Clara by his side. Confronted with a decision that could change the Daleks forever he is forced to examine his conscience. Will he find the answer to the question, am I a good man?

After last week’s feature-length premiere Deep Breath, everything was set in stone for the Twelfth Doctor’s debut escapades which continued in spectacular style on BBC One tonight.

It’s Week 2 in the TARDIS and it already feels like the Doctor’s never been away. The same can be said for the dreaded Daleks who returned to our screens tonight to cause yet more chaos and controversy through time and space – and not to mention Doctor Who forums!

For the Doctor and Clara it was bye bye Victorian London and hello to the most dangerous place in the universe as our heroes found themselves in the middle of a lone Dalek fleet. What followed was an adventure that pushed the Time Lord to his limits and, in a time of great need, he depended on the help of his faithful companion more than ever. Confronted with a decision that had the potential to change the future of his greatest enemy, it was a story that proved that even after 50 years of extermination, the Daleks still have the ability to surprise us with a trick or two up their sleeves. Well, if they had any sleeves, that is…

In a nutshell, the latest episode gave us Daleks, danger and Danny Pink, played by Samuel Anderson, who was introduced to us as Clara’s new colleague. We’ll have to stay tuned to see what develops between those two (*ahem*…), but in the meantime you can rate and discuss tonight’s Dalek drama in the comments below. Was it a Dalek tale that will go down in history or is it an abysmal adventure that should be exterminated from our memories?

NOTE: This discussion will NOT be spoiler monitored so please do not read the comments if you haven’t seen Into the Dalek. You have been warned!

September 2nd, 2014
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The BBC has released a gallery of new pictures from the next episode of Doctor Who and we’ve got ‘em for your viewing pleasure right here!

In Robot of Sherwood, the Doctor strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood when he discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars. With all of Nottingham at stake, can impossible heroes really exist?

Written by Mark Gatiss, the episode airs this Saturday at 7:30pm on BBC One.


Above – Clara admires her two heroes, the Doctor & Robin… but is only one of them real?


Above - Clara is up close and personal with Robin. Has she been struck by another arrow?


Above – The TARDIS gets struck by an arrow. It wouldn’t be the first time, of course…

September 1st, 2014
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Pinch, punch, it’s the first of the month, which means it’s time to welcome our brand new Fan of the Month.

Flying the flag for Whovians around the world for August 2014 is Javier Hernández, aged 15, from Spain. Hola, Javier!

Javier put himself forward for the coveted title because, for him, Doctor Who is more than just a TV show… “It’s a lifestyle,” he told us. “Since I watched it for the first time, I have dreamt about it. I want to be a writer and I have done my own stories with me and a friend as a companions.”

Thanks for entering, Javier, and enjoy your moment in the spotlight! You can check out his full Fan of the Month profile here. Applications for our September profile will open shortly.

Fan of the Month has been running since June 2008 and currently features over 70 profiles.

August 31st, 2014
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The final UK ratings for the Series 8 premiere Deep Breath have been revealed as 9.17 million viewers.

The figure is considerably higher than the initial overnight as it also accounts for those who watched the episode within a week of its original transmission on BBC One.

As far as new series premieres go, it’s the third most watched since Rose and it is also the highest rated episode since The Eleventh Hour, excluding the Christmas specials which generally rate higher than the main series.

Congratulations to the Doctor Who team for a brilliant reaction to the opening episode, and also well done for breaking records on BBC America with it! The Twelfth Doctor is in…

New series, new Doctor, new adventures. Click here for all the latest on Series 8!

August 31st, 2014
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Over 5 million people accompanied the Doctor and Clara Into the Dalek last night.

According to the overnight ratings, 5.2 million viewers tuned in for the second episode of Series 8 on BBC One, making Doctor Who the second most watched programme of the day with a 24.7% share of the total television audience. It was beaten to the top spot by the return of The X Factor, which attracted 9.3 million to ITV.

The episode saw the Doctor confronted with a decision that could change the Daleks forever and you can share your thoughts in our discussion, here.

The brand new series continues next weekend in Robot of Sherwood – watch the trailer!

August 30th, 2014
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We’ve had dinosaurs, we’ve had Daleks… and now it’s time for Robin Hood!

Next week we’ll join the Doctor in a sun-dappled Sherwood forest where he discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars. But with all of Nottingham at stake, he must decide who is real and who is fake – can impossible heroes really exist?

Robot of Sherwood, written by Mark Gatiss and directed by Paul Murphy, airs on Saturday 6th September at 7:30pm on BBC One.

UPDATE – New TV trailer added.

New series, new Doctor, new adventures. Click here for all the latest on Series 8!

August 30th, 2014
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Samuel Anderson has revealed that new series regular Danny Pink has already “experienced a lot” by the time he meets the Doctor and Clara.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly ahead of his debut in tonight’s episode Into the Dalek, the actor explained that his character’s past experiences “questioned him as a man”. “He used to work for the British army,” he said. “As you’ll find out through the series, that really questioned his morals, and he decided to become a maths teacher instead. But he’s quite an everyday man really. He’s into the simple things.”

He continued: “In my first episode, Danny and Clara share a few moments together and it hints at a future that could go either way. So it’s a funny introduction to their relationship.”

Peter Capaldi has suggested that the Doctor is unsure of Danny because of his dark past.

New series, new Doctor, new adventures. Click here for all the latest on Series 8!

August 30th, 2014
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Phil Ford has revealed that tonight’s episode of Doctor Who is like “Die Hard in a Dalek’.

The writer, who co-wrote Into the Dalek with Steven Moffat, told Radio Times that the episode addresses themes that they’ve been wanting to explore “for a while”. “We met up and it was a case of fleshing out a story,” he explained. “The idea in essence was that the Doctor goes inside a Dalek, but why does the Doctor go inside the Dalek? Why in all the world would he go inside the most most evil place in the universe?”

All the answers will be revealed on BBC One at 7:30pm. Watch the episode’s trailers here.

New series, new Doctor, new adventures. Click here for all the latest on Series 8!

August 30th, 2014
your-new-series-festivities

Last weekend we welcomed the Twelfth Doctor to our screens as Whovians across the globe gathered for a Deep Breath.

We invited our Twitter followers to send us pictures of their new series festivities and were once again blown away by the response. It’s great to see Whovians being so passionate about the show and it’s even greater to see that our enthusiasm and love for the Doctor is shared by fans all around the world. Thanks to everyone who contributed – check out our favourites of the bunch below!

Ready to take another Deep Breath? Click here to discuss the Series 8 premiere…

Above@DrErinGallagher and her friends welcomed the Doctor in style in Oregon, USA!


Above – Meanwhile, @wolfemama2503 had the makings for a perfect Whovian evening…


Above - @Becca11190927 was ready to meet the Doctor… And she had a Fez to prove it!


Above –  The Twelfth Doctor fever swept across the UK, too. Loving the scarf, @elarastar!


Above@hellosweety26 and her son had this on stand by to exterminate any talkers…


Above@sophiaperida made cupcakes to mark the occasion! Did you save one for us!?


Above – We hope it’s bigger on the inside… Great effort, @29maxNIN. Congratulations!

New series, new Doctor, new adventures. Click here for the latest on Series 8!

August 30th, 2014
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The new series continues tonight as the Doctor and Clara find themselves in the most dangerous place in the universe – and we’re not talking about the Great British Bake Off tent!

The Daleks return and our new Time Lord needs Clara by his side when he is confronted with a decision that could change his greatest enemy forever. But will he find the answer to the question, “Am I a good man?”

All will be revealed tonight at 7:30pm on BBC One, and join us straight after for our discussion from 8:15pm…

In the meantime, don’t forget to enter our exclusive Twitter giveaway of Dalek prizes (courtesy of Truffle Shuffle) and use the hashtag #TopDalekMoments to let us know your favourite Dalek memories to date – and you’ve got over 50 years of them to choose from!

New series, new Doctor, new adventures. Click here for the latest on Series 8!

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