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Doctor Who Spoilers: New pictures of Peter Capaldi & Tom Riley & Jenna Coleman as Maid Marian!

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As the excitement over the eighth series of Doctor Who increases by the day, new pictures showing our new Doctor Peter Capaldi and guest star Tom Riley have merged!

As we have previously reported Riley, best known for his part in the hit series Da Vinci’s Demons, has landed himself a guest role on the hugely popular BBC family sci-fi series, and from the looks of the pictures he is thoroughly enjoying it!
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Doctor Who: Tom Baker says Peter Capaldi will be “fine” & Matt Smith was “Charming”!

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In the lead up to vintage Doctor Who episodes being launched on the Horror Channel this Easter, fourth Doctor Tom Baker has spoken out about the past, and future of the show!

As we have previously reported, the Horror Channel are to show a selection of vintage episodes, in a deal secured with BBC World Wide, starting over the Easter period, including the reigns of First Doctor William Hartnell back in 1963 through to Sylvester McCoy in 1989, and the five Doctors, Patrick Troughton who starred from 1966 – 1969, Jon Pertwee who held the part from 1970 – 1974, Tom Baker who played the Time Lord from 1974 – 1981, Peter Davison 1981 – 1984 and Colin Baker 1984 – 1986, in between!
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Doctor Who: Karen Gillan speaks out about “surreal” Christmas return!

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Following her brief return to Doctor Who last Christmas, Karen Gillan has spoken out about the “surreal” experience!

Fans of the hit BBC family sci-fi series will know how Gillan played companion Amy Pond alongside 11th Time Lord Matt Smith from 2010 till 2012 when she bowed out of the show.
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Matt Smith in fan farewell special – Doctor Who: Farewell Matt Smith (VIDEO)

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A new Doctor Who special has been filmed for Watch, featuring former Time Lord Matt Smith paying tribute to the shows fans!

The special, well clip really as it is only 2 minutes long, is due to air on Watch at 5pm next Friday (April 18) and will show the actor, who was the youngest ever Doctor Who having secured the role at the tender age of just 26, thanking the abundance of fans that the hit family sci-fi entertainment show has.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Death In Paradise’s Ben Miller cast as baddie in Mark Gatiss episode!

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Following the recent news that both Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demons) and Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty) are to guest star in new episodes of Doctor Who, Ben Miller has now been announced as playing a new villain also!

Miller, who is most recently known for his lead role of DI Richard Poole in the hit BBC crime comedy-drama Death In Paradise, is a self-confessed Whovian who is quoted by Digital Spy as saying that he cannot believe his luck in being asked to play opposite 12th Time Lord Peter Capaldi, adding:
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Tom Riley “excited” to make a guest appearance in Gatiss episode!

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British star of TV and film, Tom Riley, has confirmed that he will be making a guest appearance in Doctor Who!

The actor, whose previous credits include Twenty Twelve, Monroe and Da Vinci’s Demons, made the announcement via social networking site, Twitter, yesterday.
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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi to make uncredited cameo in Shetland & Matt Smith does the washing up! (PICTURE)

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Peter Capaldi seems to be everywhere at the moment, and he is just about to make another cameo, in the most obscure way to date!

When Peter Capaldi was announced as being the replacement for Matt Smith in Doctor Who back in September last year, the world’s eyes turned to him, and have remained on him ever since.

And he certainly hasn’t made any of his onlookers bored, that is for sure!
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Doctor Who & Dynasty actress Kate O’Mara has passed away!

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It is with a heavy heart that we report to you that British actress of Dynasty and Doctor Who fame, Kate O’Mara has passed away.

O’Mara, real name Francess M Carrol, was probably best known for her role as Caress Morell, the scheming sister of Alexis Colby in the 1980s classic US soap Dynasty.
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Doctor Who director Derek Martinus has died, aged 82!

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It is a sad day for Doctor Who lovers, as we have the regretful duty to report the death of one of the shows dearest directors, Derek Martinus!
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Showcase announces Defiance season two SPOILERS

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Showcase announced today that its number one program of 2013, Defiance, returns to Canadian screens on Thursday, June 19 at 10pm ET/PT. The Toronto-shot series stars Grant Bowler (True Blood), Julie Benz (Dexter), Stephanie Leonidas (Whitechapel), Tony Curran (Labyrinth), Jaime Murray (Warehouse 13) and Canadians Graham Greene (Winter’s Tale) and Jesse Rath (Being Human).

As the story of Defiance resumes, the lives of the townspeople are in drastic turmoil. The Earth Republic has assumed control of the town, with far-reaching consequences including a new mayor. Nolan (Bowler) traverses the badlands to find a lost Irisa (Leonidas), Amanda (Benz) has an unexpected new role in the town as she searches for Kenya and the Tarr family desperately tries to keep control of their criminal empire in the midst of dramatic changes. Joining the cast this season are James Murray (Chaos) as new mayor Niles Pottinger, Canadian Anna Hopkins (Barney’s Version) as Earth Republic soldier Jessica “Berlin” Rai and William Atherton (Die Hard) as Earth Republic official Viceroy Mercado.

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Doctor Who spoilers! Matt Smith coming back for new series…

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Matt Smith is reportedly planning to make a return to Doctor Who, just months after he left the cast.

The actor made what was thought to be his final appearance on the BBC show last Christmas and handed over the reigns to new Timelord Peter Capaldi for the new series.

However insiders say he’s already planning to come back for a cameo, though only his voice will be featured in the episode.

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Doctor Who: Steven Moffat says Capaldi’s ‘Scottishness’ will be his main thing!

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Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffat has revealed that the fact that new Time Lord, Peter Capaldi, is Scottish will help to enhance his character.

Now considering that when 10th Doctor David Tennant, who played the lead role in the hit BBC family sci-fi series from 2005 till 2010, landed the same role he was told in no uncertain terms that he was to leave his Scottish accent at the door, this news is a tad surprising.
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Doctor Who PICTURES! New monster with Peter Capaldi…is it a Nimon? SPOILERS

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It’s an exciting time for Doctor Who fans, as we anticipate the arrival of new Timelord Peter Capaldi on our screens.

The Thick Of It actor was confirmed as Matt Smith’s replacement last year, but so far we’ve only seen him briefly in one episode as Matt’s doctor regenerated at Christmas.

The new series won’t be returning to our screens until later this year but some eagle eyed fans have spotted the team during filming in Cardiff this week and as a result, we have some great pictures of the behind the scenes action.

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Netflix UK lands rights to stream Sherlock, Call The Midwife & series 6 of Doctor Who!

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Sherlock and Call The Midwife are amongst some of the BBC dramas which have just been approved to be streamed through Netflix UK & Ireland!

The American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media has secured the first two series’ of the hit BBC detective series, Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and martin Freeman in the Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss modern day spin on the classic works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Paul McGann thinks ‘intelligent’ Peter Capaldi could be ‘best’ Doctor Who

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Paul McGann has revealed that he has high hopes for Peter Capaldi in his new role on Doctor Who.

The Thick Of It actor is currently filming his first ever series of the BBC show, after being confirmed as Matt Smith’s replacement last year.

He has currently appeared in only one episode, making a short appearance as Matt’s timelord regenerated at the end of the Christmas special.

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