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
Obviously the entire world of Doctor Who is shrouded in mystery, but we couldn’t help but notice that after the series eight finale this autumn, there were quite a few questions left unanswered. But don’t worry, because showrunner Steven Moffat has spoken out to clear a few of them up for us!
Doctor Who Spoilers: The Doctor to battle Dream Crabs this Christmas & could show be getting a new time slot?
As the anticipation for this Christmas Day’s episode of Doctor Who reached fever point, the show’s bosses have been giving us a few teasers about what we can expect. As we have already reported the festive special ‘Last Christmas’ is set to feature the big fat man in a red suit himself, as well as more special guest stars than you can shake a stick at, and now we have been told about another guest appearance; this time, it’s in the form of a new monster species called
As soon as Missy was revealed to be a regenerated version of The Master in the latest series of Doctor Who, we all wondered if this could mean that there would eventually be a female Doctor too, and now we have our answer! For years, fans have called for a female actor to be cast in the iconic role of Doctor Who, but never more so that when Matt Smith announced his departure from the show last summer.
We have one full series of Doctor Who to get to know Peter Capaldi’s Doctor, but according to the actor there is still a lot we don’t know about the iconic Time Lord. Fans of the hit BBC family sci-fi series were pleased as punch when Capaldi was announced as being 11th Time Lord Matt Smith’s replacement last year, and he certainly didn’t disappoint.
We were all shocked when it was announced during the series eight two-part finale of Doctor Who that Missy was in fact the regenerated female version of The Doctor’s biggest nemesis, The Master. This news was exciting for several reasons, one of which being that it gave us hope of a female Doctor in the future, but also because it was just such a delicious ingredient to an already delightful storyline, especially with Michelle Gomez bringing the character to life so skillfully.
The last series of Doctor Who isn’t even cold in our DVD players yet, and the Christmas Day Special is still over three weeks away, yet our thoughts are already turning to series 9. And not just the thoughts of the fans either, but those actors, actresses and celebrities who are considering making an appearance on the hit BBC family sci-fi show have also been speaking out.
Current Doctor Who companion, Jenna Coleman, has revealed who her two favourite Time Lords are and they aren’t the two we were expecting! READ: Doctor Who Christmas spoilers: Promo pic! Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Michael Troughton Natalie Gumede, Nick Frost, Nathan McMullen, Faye Marsay Every Doctor Who fan has a favourite Doctor, and companion too for that matter, and we would have expected that someone who fulfilled that role would have a special place in their heart for the leading m
Doctor Who Spoilers: Steven Moffat worries about change & will Santa be evil in Christmas 2014 special?
With every regeneration of the Doctor in Doctor Who, there is the risk that the change will rock the formula that makes the hit BBC family show what it is today, so of course, the man behind such a decision would be a little apprehensive about making it, to say the least. And that’s precisely what showrunner, Steven Moffat has admitted to feeling when introducing us to the twelfth incarnation of the iconic Time Lord, Peter Capaldi.
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.
Sherlock & Doctor Who Spoilers: Steven Moffat categorically rules out a cross-over – Expect that soon then!
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.
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.
Doctor Who Death in Heaven Spoilers: Box set delays over finale classification & watch a clip from it here! (VIDEO)
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, on
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.
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.
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 frighte