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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi turned down Doctor Who role!

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Now, with his first series under his belt, Peter Capaldi is Doctor Who in everyone’s eyes – But did you know he could have been him a lot sooner?

Of course with every new actor taking on the iconic role of the most famous space and time traveller on the planet, there is anticipation and nerves waiting to see if he will fit in or not.
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Doctor Who Christmas Spoilers: WATCH Children In Need exclusive clip here! (VIDEO)

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Doctor Who fans tuning in to the annual BBC Children In Need fundraiser were given an early Christmas present last night as, per tradition, the show was granted an exclusive clip from this year’s festive special of the hit family sci-fi series.

In the World Wide exclusive clip we saw Clara Oswald (Jenna Louise Coleman) on top of a roof top with Santa Clause himself and two of his helpers.
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Sherlock & Doctor Who Spoilers: Steven Moffat categorically rules out a cross-over – Expect that soon then!

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Ever since Doctor Who head honcho Steven Moffat brought us the epic modern day twist on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock, there has been excited whisperings of the possibility between a show cross-over.

Of course, for The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) this is no mean feat seeing as he can travel through both space and time, but for Sherlock this seems highly unlikely seeing as he usually opts for a London cab in the real world rather than a flying Tardis in a land of make believe.
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Doctor Who: Did you see Missy twist coming? Steven Moffat doesn’t think you would have….

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Did you see the big twist in Doctor Who coming during the penultimate episode of series 8? Steven Moffat doubts it.

Fans tuning in to Dark Water would have, according to show-runner Steven Moffat, been shocked to learn that Missy (Michelle Gomez) was in fact The Master in female form.
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Doctor Who Death in Heaven Spoilers: Box set delays over finale classification & watch a clip from it here! (VIDEO)

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Oh dear, it would seem that the release date of the Doctor Who Series 8 DVD & Blue ray box set has been put back by a week over a dispute over the age classification of the double-part finale.

Digital Spy reports that the British Board of Film Classification was unhappy with the rating that the BBC had given last week’s episode, Dark Water, and have consequently now reissued it with a 12 classification, meaning that fans can now not purchase the series 8 box set till Monday November 24, one week later than originally planned.
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Doctor Who director joining Sherlock series 4! Production must be starting soon then…

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We already knew that production of the 2015 Christmas Special of Sherlock was due to begin around February time next year, but could this be the biggest indication yet that series four will follow quickly after?

Doctor Who director, Douglas Mackinnon has announced on Twitter that he signed up to direct an episode of Sherlock and he has given some teasers away.

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Doctor Who finale complaints! BBC defends dark, cremation storyline…

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While the majority of this country’s Doctor Who fans are waiting excitedly for the series 8 finale this Saturday night, it would seem that some people’s minds are still fixed on last week’s instalment.

Dark Water, which was the first part of a double-bill finale, saw The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion Clara (Jenna Louise Coleman) dealing with the afterlife en route to tackle the main threat of The Cybermen.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Finale: Missy is FURIOUS! Death in Heaven PICTURES

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We literally couldn’t be more excited about this Saturday’s Doctor Who Series 8 finale, and now those glorious people over at the BBC have released some new pics for us to feast on while we wait.

This Saturday will see the last instalment until Christmas and the episode is the second part of a finale double-bill, which began last week with Dark Water in which we learned that Missy (Michelle Gomez) was in fact The Mistress, the regenerated female version of The Doctor’s most frightening nemesis, The Master.
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Doctor Who & Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss to narrate iPlayer sci-fi special

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Doctor Who & Sherlock writer, Mark Gatiss, has signed up to narrate an iPlayer special as part of the BBC’s upcoming Sci-Fi season, Digital Spy reports.

Tomorrow’s Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction will be broadcast as a series on BBC Two and will be accompanied by three iPlayer specials later this month.
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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi gatecrashes fans wedding – Kind of! (VIDEO)

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When you are marrying the person of your dreams, and want them to know how serious you are about them, there aren’t many gifts you can present that are truly original.

Sure, you could have their name tattooed on you, or have a star named after your chosen life-partner to be, or even go as far as to chasing a lost locket around the country like Ted did in How I Met Your Mother – But they are all old cliché’s in comparison to what one groom did for his future wife!
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Doctor Who finale spoilers: Peter Capaldi LOVED Missy kiss! Rachel Talalay on Dark Water

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Following reports yesterday that Micelle Gomez jokingly said that kissing Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who was like “hell on earth” the episode’s director, Rachel Talalay has now spoken out about that kiss and said Peter Capaldi loved it!

Fans tuning in on Saturday night would have seen Missy (Michelle Gomez) and The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) locking lips just before she revealed her true identity to him – She was actually a regenerated version of his most fierce nemesis, The Master.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Finale Spoilers: Missy returns in Death in Heaven trailer! (VIDEO)

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The series 8 finale of Doctor Who is but days away, and to help get us in the mood those lovely peeps over at the BBC have released an official trailer teasing all the drama ahead in Death in Heaven.

Of course, after last weekend’s shocking revelation that Missy was in fact The Master, we are all expecting even more twists and turns when the next episode hits our screens – But even we weren’t expecting THIS!
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Doctor Who: Peter Davison to host ‘Symphonic Spectacular’ UK tour!

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With the much-anticipated Doctor Who ‘Symphonic Spectacular’ tour getting closer by the day the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison has signed up as a guest presenter for this fabulous event when it arrives in the UK.

As we have previously reported, The Doctor Who ‘Symphonic Spectacular’ UK tour is due to hit UK arenas next year and now BBC Worldwide and Vision Nine have announced that Davison, who was The Doctor 1981 and 1984 and who is the father-in-law of the 10th Doctor David Tennant, will be hosting the tour in May 2015 when it comes to Wembley.
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Doctor Who: David Tennant reveals he will always be The Doctor!

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As we have previously reported, David Tennant made a recent appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, where the iconic US chat show host brought up the subject of Doctor Who.

After explaining to Letterman the concept of the show, Tennant went on to discuss other projects of his, mainly Gracepoint, the US version of our hot murder mystery Broadchurch.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: So Missy is The Master – What could this mean for the future of the show?

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So, in last night’s series 8 penultimate Doctor Who, fans learned the identity of Missy, a mystery which has eluded us all series!

Missy so it turns out, was actually The Doctor’s longest-standing nemesis, The Master, in a new, rather well presented form – But what could this mean for next week’s finale? Or for the future of the entire show?
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