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May 14th, 2015

The BBC has released an epic new trailer containing highlights from Series 1 to 8 of Doctor Who.

Under the tagline ‘The adventure begins’, the trailer is being used to promote the show around the globe ahead of its imminent arrival in India. David Tennant’s episodes also have a new home in the US, airing on Disney XD, while a special event celebrating 10 years of time and space is taking place in New York today (Thursday). Next stop, everywhere!

Take a trip through time below. It’s been a blast, hasn’t it?

The Doctor will return to our screens later this year. Click here for the latest news & more!

May 13th, 2015

BAFTA New York and BBC America will be hosting a special celebration to commemorate 10 years of Doctor Who, it has been confirmed.

Tomorrow (14th May), 220 industry professionals will attend a screening of the acclaimed Series 8 episode Listen which will be followed by a Q&A with its writer, and series showrunner, Steven Moffat.

The event will honour a decade of the revived series which marked its 10th anniversary on 26th March 2015.

Doctor Who has been enjoying growing levels of success in the US. The most recent series, Peter Capaldi’s first in role as the Twelfth Doctor, broke ratings records on BBC America by becoming their highest rated season ever with an average audience of 2 million viewers.

April 3rd, 2015

The BBC has teamed up with BitTorrent to celebrate 10 years of Doctor Who’s revived series, it has been announced.

To mark a decade since the show’s televisual return, a special ten story boxset has been officially released via the content distribution service as part of a new forward-thinking plan to make the Doctor’s modern adventures more readily available to a larger audience around the globe.

The package also includes exclusive video content with Peter Capaldi, including highlights of last year’s World Tour.

It’s available now to stream/download for $12, and its specially selected highlights include:

- Series 1: Rose
- Series 1: The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances
- Series 2: The Girl in the Fireplace
- Series 3: Blink
- Series 4 Special: The End of Time (Parts 1 & 2)
- Series 5: The Vampires of Venice
- Series 6: The Doctor’s Wife
- Series 7: The Rings of Akhaten
- 50th Anniversary special: The Day of the Doctor
- Series 8: Listen readers recently voted Series 4 as the greatest NuWho series to date.

March 26th, 2015

Doctor Who Magazine is celebrating the 10th anniversary of NuWho by honouring the trip of a lifetime with four collectible covers featuring each of the show’s modern Doctors.

Issue 485, released next Thursday (2nd April), is joining the festivities as it looks back on 10 years of time and space with the man behind its return, Russell T Davies, who shares brand new information about bringing the Doctor back to our screens. The revived show’s first director, Keith Boak, also looks back on the process of bringing Rose to life and a guest star from every Ninth Doctor episode is interviewed.

Meanwhile, the Twelfth Doctor and Clara visit Antarctica in Blood and Ice, the first part of a new comic adventure, showrunner Steven Moffat answer readers’  questions and there’s all the latest news, previews, reviews, competitions and so much more. Miss it and miss out!

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

March 26th, 2015

Doctor Who Legacy has launched a new 8-bit pixelated adventure, Bigger on the Inside, to celebrate today’s 10th anniversary of NuWho.

As part of their festivities, they’ve very kindly given us an exclusive code for WhovianNet readers as part of their online ’scavenger hunt’ for each of the Doctor’s costumes.

The code for the Sixth Doctor’s costume is 6237-7228-5725-2474 and it expires at 10,000 claims or at the end of the weekend. Have fun!

March 26th, 2015

WhovianNet readers have named Series 4 as the greatest series of NuWho to date!

Last month we opened a poll to determine the best series of the last decade to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the revived series. And oh, what a decade it has been!

The first episode, Rose, aired exactly 10 years ago today, on Saturday 26th March 2005, and everybody’s favourite Time Lord has been running ever since. It’s been the trip of the lifetime and we wouldn’t have missed it for the world.

2008 was a momentous year for the show. The fourth series welcomed back Donna Noble as the Tenth Doctor’s full time travelling companion and together they faced the likes of the Sontarans, the Vespiform and the Vashta Nerada. This series also introduced River Song as well as Jenny, the Doctor’s daughter, and it all culminated in one of the most epic stories in the show’s history when the Doctor’s allies joined forces to conquer Davros and the Daleks.

It’s fitting, then, that you’ve named it the best series of NuWho to date, with a landslide 32% of the final vote. In at second place was Series 2 with 16%, followed by Series 8 in third place with 15%. A huge thank you to everybody who voted. Are you pleased with the results? Have your say below and join us we wish NuWho a very happy 10th anniversary!

March 26th, 2015
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Yes, it really has been that long! Doctor Who returned to our screens exactly 10 years ago today, on Saturday 26th March 2005, and nothing was ever the same again.

It’s safe to say that reinventing the series for a 21st century audience was an almighty risk for the BBC, and that’s not to mention Russell T Davies who quite literally put his entire career on the line. It all paid off, though (and then some!), as TV’s favourite Time Lord was welcomed back with opens arms and the show has been going from strength to strength ever since. Time sure does fly when you’re having fun!

Over 100 episodes, four Doctors (plus a secret one nobody knew about!), a plethora of companions and a menagerie of monsters, both new and old, later, it truly has been the trip of a lifetime and we wouldn’t have missed it for the world. Here’s to the next 10 years!

What are your memories of the last 10 years of time and space? Share ‘em below and join the conversation on Twitter using the #10YearsOfNuWho hashtag. It’s only just beginning…

February 26th, 2015
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This poll is now closed. Thanks to everyone who voted!

Stay tuned for the results on Thursday 26th March.

January 7th, 2015
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2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Doctor Who’s revived series and, while it’s by no means comparable to the scale of its 50th, it’s still a landmark that deserves to be recognised.

So far the BBC haven’t revealed any details about what – if anything – they’ll be doing to commemorate the milestone but that hasn’t stop fans speculating.

A popular rumour is that characters from the last 10 years will be returning for a series of new minisodes whereas some have called for them to be featured in the series itself.

Perhaps the Twelfth Doctor could phase an enemy from the last decade in Series 9 or maybe a comeback of one of his 21st century companions is on the cards? The possibilities are certainly endless and here’s where you can leave all of our NuWho 10th anniversary hopes and speculation. Let us know what you think the celebrations could entail below…

What should the proposed celebrations of NuWho's 10th anniversary entail?

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Russell T Davies, who oversaw the revival, has confirmed he will not be returning in 2015.

January 7th, 2015
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Russell T Davies has revealed that he’s declined an offer from the BBC to return to Doctor Who for its 10th anniversary.

2015 marks a decade since the show’s return to our screens and the former showrunner, who oversaw its critically acclaimed revival, has admitted that he’s concentrating on his own projects and doesn’t have time to commit to a comeback. “I don’t know what they imagined,” he told Radio Times. “A talk or a convention perhaps. I just said no. To be honest, a programme can’t have its fiftieth and then it’s tenth. That’s just confusing. Let it carry on.”

He continued: “I made 60 episodes and did 40 Torchwoods and 40 Sarah Janes and there are an awful lot of ways to destroy the world in there. Steven Moffat invites me every year to come and write one. I love him and I love them and I love watching it, but here I am, moving on. I love Doctor Who but nothing is more important to me than my own stuff.”

It’s currently unknown what the BBC is planning, if anything, to mark the 10th anniversary of ‘NuWho’ but rumours suggest that new minisodes are being produced for the milestone.

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