Entries from August 2016
August 28th, 2016
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Amidst this Doctor Who gap year comes a shard of light as Jenna Coleman returns to our screens in ITV’s brand new drama, Victoria, tonight (Sunday).

In her first post-Doctor Who role, the Clara Oswald actress – who bowed out of the TARDIS last year – takes on the guise of Queen Victoria as the 8-part series depicts the story of Her Majesty’s fascinating early years, taking us from her ascension to the throne aged just 18 through to her marriage to Prince Albert, played by Tom Hughes. It also stars familiar faces including Eve Myles and Tommy Knight.

Victoria starts tonight at 9pm on ITV and you can check out the trailer in the player below. Are you excited to see Jenna finally back on our screens? Let us know if you’ll be tuning in!

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 7th 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.

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