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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 Series 8: Steven Moffat reveals spoilers for EVERY episode & will ‘more serious’ Doctor alienate kids?

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As we have previously reported, Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has revealed that when we get our formal introduction to the 12th Time Lord, Peter Capaldi, next month when series eight of Doctor Who hits our screens, he will be a much different Doctor than we’re used to seeing, but is that entirely a good thing?

Because, whilst Doctor Who fans literally span decades in terms of age, the show is still grouped in the family drama category, with most of the adult fans out there having been fans of the show since they themselves were kids.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Steven Moffat says Peter Jackson episode will “probably” happen!

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As we have previously reported, The Hobbit and King Kong director, Peter Jackson, has stated that he would like to turn his hand to the smaller screen and direct an episode of Doctor Who, and according to show-runner Steven Moffat, this may very well happen!

Jackson, whose other directing credits include The Lord of The Rings Trilogy and Hot Fuzz, is no stranger to Doctor Who, having already confessed that he is a fan of the show and even having had a sneaky little guest appearance in last year’s 50th anniversary celebrations in which he played himself in spoof The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: Steven Moffat teases “serious” consequences, and The Doctor’s crush on Clara!

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We are precisely one month away from the eighth series of Doctor Who crash landing on to our BBC screens, and the big boss of the show, Steven Moffat, has been giving us a few hints at what we might have to look forward to!

And boy does it sound like we are in for a treat!
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Doctor Who Spoilers: David Tennant excited by “enthusiastic” Peter Capaldi & talks leaks!

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One of the best parts of taking on a job like Doctor Who is that there is usually a string of people who have been exactly where you are, all eager to advise and support you along your Tardis driven way.

Peter Capaldi is being inundated with support and words of wisdom it would seem and we can reveal that his predecessor David Tennant has been in touch with the 12th Time Lord ahead of the premiere of the eighth series of Doctor Who next month.
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Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor was most viewed BBC drama in 2013!

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With awards lining up to celebrate the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who, The Day of the Doctor, it is no wonder that the BBC has announced that it was its most viewed drama in 2013.

According to reports released today (July 21st) the much-anticipated feature-length episode which starred the current Doctor, his predecessor, a never before seen version of the Time Lord, two companions and the eyes of the new Doctor Who, drew in an average of 12.8million viewers when it aired in November 23rd on BBC One.

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Doctor Who Spoilers: London’s under attack by Cybermen!

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London is under attack it would seem, given that pictures in today’s The Sun newspaper feature Doctor Who’s infamous nemesis The Cybermen marching down the iconic steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in London over the weekend!

But fear not, they were not alone as the new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, was on hand to round up those little rascals, thank goodness… Read more & comment »

Doctor Who: BBC thanks fans & apologise to Steven Moffat over leaked scripts!

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Following the recent news that the scripts from the first five episodes of the new series of Doctor Who had been leaked online, the BBC have thanked discreet fans for keeping their secrets!

As we have previously reported, the scripts were leaked TWICE en route the BBC Worldwide’s Latin American headquarters in Miami for translation.
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Doctor Who spoilers: Peter Capaldi, mobbed by fans while filming in Cardiff!

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New Doctor Who on the block, Peter Capaldi, has been mobbed by fans while filming in Cardiff!

As cameras were being set up to film more of the eighth series of the hugely popular family sci-fi series, shoppers flocked to get a look at the Welsh city’s shopping area.

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John Barrowman talks Torchwood return, Strictly Come Dancing role & famous surrogates for his baby!

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Former Doctor Who and its spin-off Torchwood star, John Barrowman, has revealed that he would love for the BBC to bring back his character to primetime television, but fears that this may never happen.

Barrowman, who played Captain Jack Harkness in both successful shows on and off for 6 years from 2005 through till 2011, has revealed in an interview with The Daily Mirror newspaper how he feels that new production crew over at Doctor Who have no room for him in their grand plan.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: See new, FULL series 8 trailer HERE!

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Well, if you happen to be both a fan of football and of Doctor Who, last night’s World Cup Final between German and Argentina would have been a double treat for you, assuming you watched it on BBC One anyway.

During the interval of the historic match, which saw Germany as a united country win the iconic trophy for the first time ever after beating the Argentinians 1-0 in extra time, the BBC aired the first full trailer for the new series of Doctor Who.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Deep Breath leaked on to internet again & Will there be a Sherlock crossover?

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There have been an abundance of rumours circulating regarding Doctor Who this weekend, many of which seem to contradict each other, so what is the truth?

First of all, as we previously reported, the scripts of Doctor Who series 8, episodes 1 through to 5, had been leaked on to the internet en route to BBC Worldwide’s Latin American headquarters for translation.
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BBC fury as Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who debut episode Deep Breath is leaked onto the internet!

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Fans of Doctor Who will know that the new series of the long-running science fiction drama is set to launch on BBC1 on 23 August with an episode entitled Deep Breath…

However, there’s fury within the corporation this weekend as apparently a “rough cut” of the full episode has been leaked onto the internet. Read more & comment »

Doctor Who: BBC release new image of “fierce” Doctor & Kumars star Sanjeev Bhaskar for guest role in finale!

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With the debut of the new series of Doctor Who now just weeks away, the good people over at the BBC have released a first look picture of new Doctor on the block Peter Capaldi and his companion Jenna Louise Coleman from the first episode, Deep Breath!

Capaldi, who was announced as 11th Time Lord Matt Smith’s replacement back in September last year, is getting ready to make his full show debut when series eight hits our screens on August 23rd, and according to Jenna – who plays Clara Oswald – we are in for a real surprise.
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Doctor Who and Steven Moffat are the inspirations behind Extant with Halle Berry!

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The new American science fiction television series brought to us by the legendary Steven Spielberg was actually based on Doctor Who, The Daily Telegraph newspaper reports.

The new series, which premièred in the US last night, starring Academy Award winner Halle Berry as astronaut Molly Woods was met with a high amount of praise as the story of Molly’s space mission in her futuristic sci-fi world captured pretty much everyone who tuned in to see it.
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Pretty Little Liars, Sherlock, Doctor Who fandoms celebrated! mtvU awards 2014

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mtvU have announced the nominees for “Fandom of the Year” and the winners will be presented with their awards at the San Diego Comic Con on July 24th.

The four categories in the “Fandom Awards” are Movies, TV Dramas, TV Comedies and Animation and there are some BIG shows battling it out in their respective caterogies. Including hit HBO show Game of Thrones and latest Marvel superhero film Captain America: The Winter Solider starring Chris Evans. Alongside this, there will be a category dedicated to the “Best Fandom Forever” which will be presented alongside social media site Tumblr – a popular site for fans to connect about their favourite shows.

Head inside for the details and who’s nominated for what….

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