Doctor Who

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: Jenna Coleman supports female Doctor campaign & Peter Capaldi agrees with her!

For years Doctor Who fans have been speculating about the possibility of a female Time Lord taking over the Tardis, and now one of the most influential female cast members of the show has spoken out in support of this. IT was probably between Doctors 11 & 12 that the hype about a female Doctor Who was at its peak, with names such as Dame Helen Mirren and Miranda Hart being thrown in to the ring. But, with Peter Capaldi well established as our current Doctor Who, nobody could argue that the c

Doctor Who Series 9 Spoilers: See Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman & Maisie Williams in first teaser trailer here! (Complete with release date!)

“Every time I think it cannot get any more extraordinary, it surprises me.” This is the chilling opening line in the new, one and a half minuet trailer for the highly-anticipated ninth series of Doctor Who – And from the montage of darkness, monsters and zombies it would seem that we are in for one hell of a ride! “It’s impossible, it is evil, I hate it!” The Doctor can be hard exclaiming, before adding “It’s astonishing….I want to kiss it to

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi BEGGED Jenna Coleman not to quit & Weeping Angels to appear in The Witcher 3

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We were all left a tad confused when, after announcing her decision to leave Doctor Who at the end of series 8, it was revealed that Jenna Coleman would in fact be back to reprise her role of Clara Oswald later this year – But just what changed her mind? Fans of the hit BBC family sci-fi series were left on the edge of their seats both for the series 8 finale, and the subsequent 2014 Christmas Special, expecting to see the popular companion making her exit. But when no such exit came, it w

Doctor Who Spoilers: As dark new teaser is released, Peter Capaldi hints at “cataclysmic” error in series 9!

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With the wait for the ninth series of Doctor Who getting shorter by the day, the BBC has released a new, dramatic teaser image ahead of the adventures. In the new picture, which you can see at the top of this article, we can see 12th Time Lord actor Peter Capaldi stepping out of the iconic TARDIS on to what looks like a derelict wasteland. This comes after the powers that be on the show have come out in force to drop hints at an “epic” new series, featuring enemies old and new with

Doctor Who Series 9 Spoilers: Peter Capaldi teases “central” conflict & 60’s tributes for opening episodes!

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With the ninth series of Doctor Who almost done, dusted and ready to start being played out on screen, Peter Capaldi has been teasing the drama we can expect this autumn. So far series 9 of the hit family sci-fi series is promising to be quite the event, with more guest stars and exciting storylines lined up than you can shake a stick at. But of course the two lots of episodes that people are just bursting to get a glimpse of are the opening, and closing two-parters, their importance in the show

Doctor Who spoilers: Steven Moffat reveals new monster – Internet trolls!

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Over the years Doctor Who has met more than his fair share of monsters and nemesis’, meaning that those who write the scripts for him have met their fair share too – but the latest ones currently tormenting the hit BBC family sci-fi show are out of everyone’s control! Ever since Doctor Who was first brought to life over 50 years ago, one of the most prominent features of the show were the monsters that the epic Time Lord encountered along the way. From the simplistic Daleks bac

Doctor Who Series 9 Spoilers: Death in Heaven director Rachel Talalay to return for next finale!

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As the excitement for the ninth series of Doctor Who reaches fever point, we have some very exciting news to share with you which is that Rachel Talalay, the first ever female Doctor Who director, is returning to pen just not one episode of the new series, but both episodes of the double-part finale! The Tank Girl director is already renowned by fans for her contributions to the last series – which was the first with Peter Capaldi as the Time Lord – as she brought to life the epic

Doctor Who Series 9: So, what does NEW teaser clip tell us? VIDEO

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Well, to answer the question above, the new teaser clip for the ninth series of Doctor Who tells us… Squat. Nil. Nada. Zilch. But hey, it’s new and it’s Doctor Who, so it can’t be anything but good news right? And while the woefully short and spoiler free clip – which you can see below – doesn’t shed any light on what’s to come, it does feature the TARDIS, and again, who doesn’t love that? Ok, fact is, we were as disappointed as every other Doctor Who fan in the wor

Doctor Who Spoilers: Joivan Wade to return as Rigsy in series 9?

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With the anticipation ever growing for the ninth series of Doctor Who more spoiler leaks have emerged…. Fans will recall that we were introduced to the character of Rigsy, a self-appointed pseudonym of a graffiti artist from Bristol, during the series eight episode, Flatline, when he joined forces with The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion Clara Oswald (Jenna Louise Coleman) to fight off The Boneless aliens. Overturning The Boneless was a personal mission for Rigsy, whose aunt was o

Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman splits with Game of Thrones hunk Richard Madden! Does Prince Harry know?

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After nearly four years together, Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman has split with her former Game of Thrones partner, Richard Madden! Coleman, who plays current Doctor Who companion Clara Oswald, began dating Madden, who played True King of the North Robb Stark in the hit HBO fantasy series, back in 2011 and they had seemed to be one of the strongest celebrity couples we had ever known. However, if reports in this week’s tabloids are to be believed, the pair decided to go their separate wa

Doctor Who fan festival announced as Peter Davison says show will “go on fairly indefinitely”

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Oh we have some exciting news for Doctor Who fans this morning – The three day festival is coming back! Back in 2013, the year which saw the epic BBC family sci-fi series turn 50, the powers that be decided to hold a Doctor Who festival so spectacular it would make every other convention seem like a Weight Watchers meeting! This first ever London based three day festival saw fans from all over the world coming together to witness and celebrate the show’s most remarkable special effec

Doctor Who Spoilers: Michelle Gomez describes Missy return as a “delight!”

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Doctor Who fans everywhere were more than a little pleased when showrunner Steven Moffat revealed that the new series would see the return of a few familiar faces. As we have previously reported Osgood (Ingrid Oliver) is set to make a show return, despite having been seemingly killed by Missy in the double-part finale episode, Death in Heaven, last series. Whilst we were all a little confused as to how this might pan out, when we heard that she would be joined by the Zygons, and by Missy herself

Doctor Who Series 9 Spoilers: Merlin star hired for dramatic two-parter & Peter Capaldi confirms Comic Con appearance!

With excitement building for the new series of Doctor Who, the powers that be behind the scenes of the show have announced that Merlin director, Justin Molotnikov, has been drafted in to oversee a double part episode. The highly acclaimed director, who has also helmed episodes of Atlantis, has been announced as coming on board via his client page on ‘The Agency’ website. At this point, it has not been disclosed just which episodes Molotnikov will be leading, but so far episodes nine

Doctor Who Spoilers: The Zygons are back and ready for business but what part do they play in Osgood’s resurrection?

As we have previously reported, when the new series of Doctor Who hits our screens this autumn, fans can expect to see some familiar faces making a show return. Of course one of the charms of the hit BBC family sci-fi series is that over the 50 odd years that it has been gracing our screens, we are often reintroduced to characters from adventures past. But even we were surprised to learn that one example of this next series would be the return of super-fan Osgood, who was seemingly killed by Mis

Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi and Ingrid Oliver joke on set as BBC release new Decade of Doctor Who trailer!

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As we have previously reported, Ingrid Oliver is set to return to Doctor Who in the next series to reprise her role as Osgood, despite being apparently killed off in series eight! But as puzzling as this concept may have seemed, it is indeed happening as the Daily Mail newspaper have published pictures of the actress filming her upcoming return alongside 12th Time Lord, Peter Capaldi. The pair looked more than relaxed as they wrapped up warm and joked between takes on location in The Knap in Bar