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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 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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Doctor Who Spoilers: Peter Capaldi is “still finding his feet”!

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With his Doctor Who debut only four days away, new Time Lord, Peter Capaldi has revealed that he isn’t completely ready!

The Doctor is probably one of the most iconic, and sought after roles that any actor could hope to be cast as, but with great history and reputation comes an even greater responsibility for any new actor to get it right.

No pressure then!
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Doctor Who Series 8 finale: Peter Capaldi reuniting with Chris Addison! New companion?

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Following the announcement of the complete list of episode titles and credits for series 8 of Doctor Who, we can no reveal to you one of the guest stars appearing in the finale and he already knows The Doctor quite well.

Peter Capaldi is to be joined for the last series 8 episode, which has been written by Steven Moffat and will be shown in two part, by his former Thick OF IT co-star Chris Addison!
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: Episodic Titles confirmed! Will the Doctor pay Robin Hood a visit?

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It is good news we are bringing you this morning, if you are a Doctor Who fan – As all 12 episodes from the new series have had their titles, writers and directors officially confirmed.

Up until now we have only known the details of this Saturday’s opening episode, Deep Breath written by Steven Moffat and directed by Ben Wheatley.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: Jenna Coleman on ‘younger’ Peter Capaldi

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In wake of the recent announcement that she is leaving Doctor Who, Jenna Louise Coleman has opened up about the differences between new Doctor Peter Capaldi, and his predecessor, Matt Smith.

The former Emmerdale star joined the show as new companion Clara Oswald after Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and her husband, Rory Williams (Arthur Darvil) left the show back in 2012.
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Rose Leslie, Chris Addison replacing Jenna Coleman on Doctor Who?

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Jenna Coleman announced her decision to leave Doctor Who last weekend and already rumours are beginning about who will replace the former Emmerdale actress.

Jenna’s last episode will be the 2014 Christmas special, during which she will appear with Timelord Peter Capaldi for the final time.

Currently, we can report that Rose Leslie is the favourite to become Dr Who’s next companion according to the latest odds from Ladbrokes.

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Doctor Who Spoilers: Peter Capaldi says The Doctor is in his DNA!

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It’s no secret that new Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi is a big fan of the show, but this week, the actor has gone as far as to claim that The Doctor is in his DNA!

As soon as the Scottish Thick Of It star was announced as the actor who would take over from 11th Time Lord star Matt Smith last year, pretty much everyone agreed that he was the perfect choice…
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David Tennant challenged by John Barrowman & taught to swear by Billy Connolly!

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Former Torchwood star, John Barrowman, has challenged former Doctor Who actor David Tennant to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

This new Ice Bucket Challenge, which is sweeping through the world of celebrities – One Direction singer Niall Horan has been issued with the challenge – sees one celebrity tipping a bucket of iced-water over their head, then challenging another celebrity to do the same, or donate to the ALS Association charity within twenty four hours.
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Doctor Who’s Jenna-Louise Coleman has QUIT as Clara Oswald! She’ll exit in Christmas special

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It’s been revealed today that Doctor Who star Jenna-Louise Coleman has quit her role as Clara Oswald, the Time Lord’s companion, and her exit from the show will a major storyline for this year’s Christmas special.

Of Jenna’s decision to leave the show – she’s played the role of Clara for eighteen months and as such, is one of the longest-serving companion actresses – a show source revealed that although her departure was a “mutual decision” made between Jenna and the show’s bosses, the consensus of opinion at the BBC was that, “It’s a part that should change after a [certain] period.” Read more & comment »

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi admits to burning show memorabilia as a teen!

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We bet this piece of information wasn’t on his CV – New Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, has admitted setting fire to his Doctor Who collection as a teenager!

When it was announced back in September last year that Scottish The Thick Of It Star, Peter Capaldi, was to be the chosen one to replace 11th Time Lord Matt Smith after he announced his decision to leave the show back in June last year, we all thought ‘what a jolly good choice’!
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: New Time Lord is “frightening” & Clara gets Emmerdale boyfriend!

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With the new series of Doctor Who now only a week away, showrunner Steven Moffat has spoken out about the dramatic effect The Doctor’s regeneration will have on the show, and he reckons the difference is “frightening!”

Ever since Peter Capaldi was named as 11th Time Lord, and therefore Matt Smith’s replacement on the hit BBC family sci-fi series, everyone has been wondering just what sort of changes are in store.
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Doctor Who Spoilers: New fan-made title sequence & episode 2 synopsis hints at Dalek demise!

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With a new Time Lord and series, the new era of Doctor Who is also coming complete with a fancy title sequence….a title sequence that has been inspired by one of the shows fans!

Billy Hanshaw, a motion graphics designer from Leeds, created his own version of what he thinks the opening title sequence of the hit BBC family sci-fi series should look like and uploaded it to YouTube.
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Doctor Who Series 8 Spoilers: Director Rachel Talalay teases “emotional” finale!

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The first episode of Doctor Who series 8 hasn’t even hit our screens yet but already we have been given a hint of what the finale has in store.

We were all more than a little excited when it was announced that Rachel Talalay was to head up the two-part series finale of the hit BBC family sci-fi series when it comes to the end of its 12 week run later this year, and then rose to the over the moon stage when we learned that the episode had been written by show runner Steven Moffat too.
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