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. Read more & comment »
It would seem that the action is set to get pretty intense in the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special episode, as the Sun newspaper has today printed pictures of Jenna-Louise Coleman’s stunt double, who is a man!
Fans of the hit BBC sci-fi family entertainment show will know how this November, to mark the show’s landmark 5oth year, Doctor Who is broadcasting a special anniversary episode. Read more & comment »
As if the Doctor Who series 7 finale wasn’t exciting enough, the BBC has revealed that there will be a Doctor Who prequel available via red button for the week leading up to it!
According to Radio Times, the episode, entitled He Said, She Said, will feature both the Doctor (Matt Smith) and his new companion Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman) in a dream like style as they both talk directly to the camera, discussing how well they really know one another. Read more & comment »
Amid all the recent criticism Doctor Who has been receiving following its series seven second half premier last month, Matt Smith has received some rather good feedback from one of the shows guest stars, Liam Cunningham.
Cunningham, who appears in tonight’s episode Cold War as Captain Zhukov, has described Matt Smith, the current Time Lord, as a “wonderful Doctor.” Read more & comment »
It’s been revealed today that former Gavin & Stacey, Love Actually and The Syndicate star Joanna Page will join current Time Lord actor Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman – who of course plays new companion Clara Oswald – in the 50th anniversary special episode of Doctor Who.
And as we reported recently, former Doctor Who stars David Tennant and Billie Piper will also star, as will John Hurt.
Today, the BBC have released the first pictures of some of the cast members in the first read-through for the special, which took place yesterday ahead of the commencement of filming this week.
Meanwhile the current series of Doctor Who continues this Saturday (6 April) at 6:15pm with The Rings of Akhaten, and as readers of the Radio Times may know, writer Steven Moffat has penned a guide to the episode for the magazine… Read more & comment »
Fans of Doctor Who will of course know that the show is back tonight with the episode entitled The Bells of Saint John…
And as the series continues, we’re apparently to see that the Doctor’s sidekick Clara Oswald falls for the Time Lord – who is of course, for now at any rate, played by Matt Smith – which would be fine and dandy were it not for the fact that his wife, River Song (Alex Kingston) returns in the new run of the show!
Writer Steven Moffat – who as we reported recently has hinted he may not remain with the show for much longer – has teased the return of Kingston’s character, telling MTV Geek that he suspected the Doctor would “come across” River Song on his travels in this series… Read more & comment »
Fans of Doctor Who will of course know that the Doctor’s latest sidekick is former Emmerdale star Jenna Louise Coleman, and of course, being the show’s newbie, Jenna’s keen to do whatever it takes to make her character truly memorable…
And to that end, Jenna had some tips from Matt Smith, who of course plays the Doctor, about creating an on-screen chemistry between the Time Lord and Clara Oswin – Jenna’s character – which included watching old movies that feature great romances.
Among his suggestions for her viewing list were films starring legends Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy.
Speaking to SFX magazine, Jenna said, “When I started on Doctor Who Matt said to me ‘Watch Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy films!’ Read more & comment »
Current time Lord, Matt Smith, has revealed that the highlight of his Doctor Who career so far has been snogging Jenna-Louise Coleman, who plays his new assistant Clara Oswald in the hit BBC sci-fi entertainment show!
Since joining the cast of the hit show as the iconic Doctor, Matt Smith has survived death a few times, as well as finding and losing love, making friends with a Dalek all whilst travelling the universe, protecting it and the entire human race, but it is locking lips with luscious Jenna, who has also starred in ITV soap Emmerdale and the BBC mini-series, Titanic last year, which is Smith’s best-loved moment! Read more & comment »
Fans of Doctor Who will of course know that Karen Gillan left the show and her role as sidekick Amy Pond during the hit show’s last series…
And taking on the role of the Doctor’s new companion, Clara Oswin, is former Emmerdale star Jenna Louis Coleman, who says that she has no intention of trying to step into Karen’s shoes on the show.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly about the role, Jenna said, “I watched the five episodes that went out recently as we were filming.
“It was strange to watch their goodbye as I was doing the beginning – and interesting to see where it left the Doctor as well.”
And of playing Clara, who we’ll meet in the show’s Christmas special The Snowmen – which will air on the BBC on Christmas Day – Jenna said, “There’s no way to consider [being Clara] other than something totally different… Read more & comment »