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April 19th, 2014
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Karen Gillan has admitted that it was “a surreal experience” to film her cameo in Matt Smith’s final Doctor Who episode.

The actress briefly returned to her role as Amy Pond in ‘The Time of the Doctor’ last Christmas for the Eleventh Doctor’s emotional regeneration scene. She has told Entertainment Weekly recently that “it was so weird” to go back. “I spent three very important years of my life on that TV show,” she said. “So to go back and be on someone else’s TARDIS was just a really weird sensation.”

She explained “It was like being on the outside looking in but also knowing that life is OK after you leave Doctor Who. So it was an interesting experience plus it was important to me that I was there for Matt’s final moments – me and Jenna were hugging and crying!”

Karen’s latest film, Oculus, is now in cinemas in the US – watch its official trailer HERE.

April 18th, 2014
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Christmas now seems like a distant memory but UK fans will have the chance to say farewell to Matt Smith all over again later today. Just in case once wasn’t enough!

If you can take it, UK channel Watch will be airing ‘Farewell Matt Smith’, a one-off special which was originally shown on BBC America to mark The Time of the Doctor.

Narrated by Alex Kingston, the show celebrates the Eleventh Doctor in all his bow tie-wearing glory.

‘Farewell Matt Smith’ airs today, 18th April, at 5pm on Watch (Sky 109 / Virgin 124). You can see a clip, in which Matt discusses Whovians, at Radio Times. Will you be tuning in?

March 26th, 2014

The brand new edition of Doctor Who Adventures is officially on sale today and it’s time to vote for your all time favourite Matt Smith episode! There’s only 44 to choose from…

The latest issue is also jam-packed with fun trivia about the Ood as Strax presents his ultimate guide to the Doctor.

It comes with three free Dalek gifts as well as the chance to win a load of Doctor Who goodies, including your own Sonic Screwdriver and awesome mini-figures!

All of that plus posters, puzzles and a brand new comic! Don’t miss the latest installment of monster fun in Issue 342 (26th March-8th April) which is available NOW, priced £2.99.

See the latest Doctor Who products on sale now via our merchandise section!

March 19th, 2014

Matt Smith has been confirmed as one of the players of this year’s Soccer Aid match!

The Eleventh Doctor star will represent England in the team, which is being captained by Robbie Williams, alongside other familiar faces including Olly Murs and John Bishop.

This great charity event is organised by UNICEF, the world’s leading organisation which aims to advocate children’s rights to make a lasting difference to young people everywhere.

The match will take place at Old Trafford on Sunday 8th June. Tickets are on sale HERE.

With thanks to UNICEF.

February 28th, 2014
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Titan Comics has sent us over the covers and details for the first two issues of their latest Doctor Who comics range.

As revealed last month, they have signed a new Doctor Who deal with BBC Worldwide which will begin with the launch of two collections featuring new and original adventures for the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors, respectively.

The first installments of both series will go on sale from 23rd July and you can find out more about them below.

A third series featuring Peter Capaldi’s Doctor will follow after the premiere of Series 8.

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1

Regular cover by Alice X. Zhang


Eisner Award-winning writer Nick Abadzis (Laika) and fan-favorite artist Elena Casagrande (Angel, Suicide Risk, Doctor Who, Star Trek) take control of the TARDIS for their first five-issue arc with the Tenth Doctor! And don’t miss the second arc, by fellow series architect Robbie Morrison (Drowntown, Nikolai Dante, The Authority)!

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1

Regular cover by Alice X. Zhang


Series architects Al Ewing (Loki: Agent of Asgard, Mighty Avengers, Trifecta) and Rob Williams (Revolutionary War, Ordinary, Miss Fury, The Royals: Masters of War, Trifecta) kick off a whirlwind adventure through eternity for the Eleventh Doctor, with artist Simon Fraser (Nikolai Dante, Grindhouse, Doctor Who)!

See the latest Doctor Who products on sale now via our merchandise section!

Thanks to Titan Comics.

February 4th, 2014
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The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, out this Thursday, features a final farewell to the Eleventh Doctor.

Matt Smith, who bowed out of the popular role in The Time of the Doctor, talks exclusively to the issue as he reflects on his timey-wimey tenure in the TARDIS.

As always, the magazine also looks ahead to the future with the latest news direct from Cardiff as filming on Series 8 is now officially underway.

Plus, there is all the usual exclusives, reviews and your chance to win an array of Doctor Who DVDs and CDs. It’s on sale this week priced £4.99 – basically, miss it and miss out!

See the latest Doctor Who products on sale now via our merchandise section!

January 23rd, 2014

It was a big night of success for Doctor Who at the National Television Awards last night as it reigned supreme in both of the categories in which it was nominated!

The celebrations began as the show was named Best Drama with Jenna Coleman taking to the stage to pick up the award on behalf of its cast and crew. “50 years later and still going strong,” the actress proclaimed. “This belongs our team who are busy grafting award in Cardiff as we speak – thank you so much to everybody who voted!”

In addition Matt Smith’s portrayal of the Eleventh Doctor won him the gong for TV’s Best Drama Performance. Matt – who was far too busy being an American Pyscho in the West End – recorded this message to thank fans for voting. Congratulations to Who and Matt!

Luckily for Matt his award is in safe hands until he can pick it up. Enter Rory the Roman…

As Jenna mentioned, filming on Series 8, starring Peter Capaldi, is currently underway.

January 19th, 2014
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Next month will mark the arrival of a digital e-book bringing together four of the Eleventh Doctor’s off-screen adventures which took place during the Siege of Trenzalore.

Tales of Trenzalore compiles a collection of new stories that detail the various terrors and threats the Doctor faced as he vowed to protect the planet and its people from an array of the universe’s deadliest foes. Featuring the return of familiar adversaries, such as the Ice Warriors and the Autons, these are the tales of the monsters who found themselves afraid.

Tales of Trenzalore will be available to download from 27th February 2014. Don’t miss it!

“As it had been foretold, the armies of the Universe gathered at Trenzalore. Only one thing stood between the planet and destruction – the Doctor. For nine hundred years, he defended the planet, and the tiny town of Christmas, against the forces that would destroy it.He never knew how long he could keep the peace. He never knew what creatures would emerge from the snowy night to threaten him next. He knew only that at the end he would die on Trenzalore.

Some of what happened during those terrible years is well documented. But most of it remains shrouded in mystery and darkness.

Until now.”

Featuring the short stories:
Let it Snow by Justin Richards
An Apple a Day by George Mann
Strangers in the Outland by Paul Finch
The Dreaming by Mark Morris

Click HERE to review the Eleventh Doctor’s final adventure in our discussion…

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With thanks to

January 7th, 2014

Great news to start off the year: both Doctor Who and Matt Smith have been nominated for National Television Awards!

The show itself is up for the Drama gong, while the Eleventh Doctor actor, who bowed out of the series at Christmas, is shortlisted in the Drama Peformance category.

Last year the Doctor Who cast and crew walked away empty handed and we don’t it to happen again, so head over to the website to support our Time Lord before voting closes!

This year’s ceremony will be shown live on ITV on Wednesday 22nd January at 7:30pm.

January 2nd, 2014
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The final viewing figure for the latest Christmas special, The Time of the Doctor, has been revealed by BARB.

The special, which marked the climax of Matt Smith’s tenure as the Eleventh Doctor, was watched by an official audience of 11.14 million on Christmas Day.

Doctor Who was the second highest rated programme of the day behind Mrs Brown’s Boys. The figure also makes it the 5th most watched Doctor Who Christmas Special to date.

The Time of the Doctor is released on DVD/Blu-ray on 20th January. Pre-order it HERE.

Doctor Who Christmas Specials Viewing Figures To Date

  1. Voyage of the Damned (2007) – 13.31 million
  2. The Next Doctor (2008) – 13.1 million
  3. A Christmas Carol (2010) – 12.11 million
  4. The End of Time, Part One (2009) – 12.04 million
  5. The Time of the Doctor (2013) – 11.14 million
  6. The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe (2011) – 10.77 million
  7. The Snowmen (2012) – 9.87 million
  8. The Christmas Invasion (2005) – 9.84 million
  9. The Runaway Bride (2006) – 9.35 million

Click HERE to review the Eleventh Doctor’s final adventure in our discussion…

With thanks to @DWMtweets.

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