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News and updates on Doctor Who, the long-running BBC time travel series currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Find out more about Matt Smith and 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi

Doctor Who Into The Dalek inspired by “raging” Billy Connolly

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As hard as it must be to become the new Doctor Who for each of the twelve actors who have taken on the role, imagine how hard it must be to write for each of them, before they have even entered the TARDIS.

This is precisely the situation that show writer, Phil Ford, found himself in when approached to write the second episode of the new series, Into the Dalek, due to be shown on BBC screens tonight.
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Doctor Who: Super fan does THIS to original Dalek! PICS

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A Doctor Who enthusiast from Hampshire has restored a Dalek from the show’s first ever series and it’s looking great.

The Dalek in question, ancestors of which will be introduced to the new, 12th Time lord Peter Capaldi tonight in the second episode of series 8 Into the Dalek, has had a journey almost as colourful as that of The Doctor on the path to restoration.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: BBC receives complaints over hair pulling & meet Danny Pink in new clip (VIDEO)

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Oh dear, it would seem that you all just can’t stop complaining about the series eight opener of Doctor Who!

As we have previously reported, a handful of viewers tuning in to watch the Steven Moffat penned feature length episode, Deep Breath, pressed their Ofcom speed dial buttons to voice their displeasure over the underwater scene where female lizard Madam Vastra kissed her human wife, Jenny.
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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi to appear in Minecraft & two new Into the Dalek clips! VIDEOS

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The BBC has announced that The Doctor will be making an appearance in the Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft!

According to Den of Geek, six incarnations of Doctor Who, their companions and a selection of their most infamous villains will be available in packs that are priced at around £1.99.
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Doctor Who: Sylvester McCoy LOVES Peter Capaldi & his Scottish accent!

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On Saturday night everyone finally got to see Peter Capaldi in his Doctor Who debut, but what did we all make of his performance?

There was a huge anticipation surrounding Capaldi’s casting as the iconic space and time traveller, with the general consensus being that he was perfect for the part.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: DALEKS! New pictures for episode 2, Into the Dalek!

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We are sure that the BBC are hoping that more of you will be tuning in to watch the second episode of the eighth series of Doctor Who this weekend after the disappointing viewing figures from last week’s opening episode, Deep Breath, and to get us in the mood they have released some exciting new pictures.

The second instalment of the new series, Peter Capaldi’s full show debut as the 12th incarnation of the iconic Time Lord Doctor Who, is entitled Into the Dalek, and as the title suggests, and the pictures prove, it is going to be a big showdown between The Doctor and his oldest and most infamous nemesis.
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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi says show doesn’t have enough time, or money!

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When it was announced that The Thick Of It Star, Peter Capaldi, had been chosen to replace Matt Smith as the new Doctor, it seemed like the perfect choice for several reasons.

The main one was that Capaldi was a self-confessed fanatic of the show, so much so that he even campaigned to be the president of the Doctor Who fan club as a young boy. But according to the actor himself, he is still no expert on the show!
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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi admits filming show is hard as stats show lowest debut viewing figures for Deep Breath! (VIDEO)

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Oh dear, it would seem that not as many of you as we were expecting tuned in to watch Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who debut on Saturday night, as viewing figures have shown the biggest drop in debut ratings since the shows rebirth.

When the hit BBC family sci-fi series was first brought back to life by Christopher Eccleston after the almost a decade beak in 2005, 9.9million of you all tuned in to watch.
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Doctor Who: Matt Smith delights fans with cameo appearance in Peter Capaldi debut, Deep Breath! VIDEOS

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Last night, the much-anticipated eighth series of Doctor Who kicked off on BBC1 with an episode entitled Deep Breath, which saw new Time Lord actor Peter Capaldi make his full-time debut…

But fans were left delighted by a surprise the BBC had in store for Whovians in the form of a cameo appearance by Matt Smith, who was of course Capaldi’s predecessor. Read more & comment »

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi says Jenna Coleman HASN’T quit & promises “terrifying” Time Lord!

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Within days of the recent premiere screenings of Deep Breath, the series eight opener of Doctor Who – which airs on BBC1 tonight at 7.50pm – it was reported that Jenna Coleman had quit the show and her role as the Doctor’s companion, Clara Oswald.

However, while appearing on the BBC’s One Show this week, new Time Lord actor Peter Capaldi has denied that Jenna has quit, leaving us #confused. Read more & comment »

Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: Will Clara’s exit be death? & Frank Cottrell Boyce on writing for show!

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When it was announced that Doctor Who actress, Jenna Coleman had quit her role as Clara Oswald last weekend, the first thought on everyone’s mind was ‘who should replace her?’

Then, as we reported earlier today, new Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, threw a spanner in the works by announcing during last night’s The One Show that he wasn’t looking for a new assistant, posing the question whether she’s really leaving at all?
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Peter Capaldi says Jenna Coleman might not make Christmas!

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We can’t begin to tell you just how confusing this news is to us, but new Doctor Who Peter Capaldi has come out to say that he isn’t looking for a new assistant, despite the actress playing his current one reportedly quitting last weekend.

It came as a huge shock when Jenna Louise Coleman announced her decision to leave her role as Clara Oswald in the hit BBC sci-fi series last weekend, which quickly sparked rumours galore over just who would be brought in to replace her.
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Doctor Who to go head to head with X Factor next week – Which will you be watching?

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Could this be The Doctor’s biggest challenge yet?

Over the years, Doctor Who has had to face many an obstacle in his path during his quest to save the planet, but all the Daleks in the world are surely nothing in comparison to the power that X Factor puppeteer, Simon Cowell, holds over the world.
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Doctor Who: New spin-off show DOCTOR WHO EXTRA & here’s what it’s about!

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With the nation getting as excited as ever for the first episode of the eighth series of Doctor Who this weekend, the BBC have revealed that the show will get its very own spin-off show, Doctor Who Extra!

This new, behind the scenes show will feature interviews and footage of new Doctor, 12th Time Lord Peter Capaldi, and will be available on iPlayer and Red Button after each episode of the new series has aired.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: LOOK new Deep Breath pictures!

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With only three more sleeps till the new series of Doctor Who hits our screens, the good people over at the BBC have released some new pictures from the opening episode.

Deep Breath is a feature-length episode, written by Steven Moffat and directed by Ben Wheatley, which will air this Saturday night, and from the looks of it we are in for a real treat!
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