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Review: Day of the Doctor and An Adventure in Space & Time

Sydney - Two shows back to back, and the Dr. Who team is back in business with a vengeance. I’ve been watching Dr. Who since the very beginning, and the new lease of life has really allowed the creativity to take off. These shows are true tributes.

Mark Gatiss on the difficult birth of Doctor Who

Mark Gatiss has been speaking about the difficulties faced by those involved who were trying to first get "Doctor Who" on television back in the early 1960s.

Two minisodes planned for Doctor Who's 50th anniversary

It’s emerged that two new minisodes of the long-running TV sci-fi phenomenon “Doctor Who” are planned to link to the 50th anniversary, which is this month.

Watch Doctor Who for 12 hours this weekend

UKTV Watch begins its “Doctor Who” 50th-anniversary celebrations this weekend, with the British television premiere of an acclaimed US documentary series, as well as a number of other documentaries and episodes of the sci-fi series.

BBC delays 'Doctor Who missing episodes' press conference

The mystery surrounding whether or not, and in what quantity, the BBC have recovered hitherto-missing Doctor Who episodes from the 1960s, is set to continue for a few more days.

Cybermen set for Matt Smith/Peter Capaldi ‘Doctor Who’ special

It appears that one of Doctor Who’s oldest enemies, the Cybermen, will be responsible for the regeneration of the Eleventh Doctor in this year’s Christmas special.

Unseen ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Doomwatch’ scripts unearthed

Hitherto unseen scripts from “Doctor Who” and “Doomwatch” have been unearthed by researchers compiling information for a forthcoming biography of the cult science-fiction writer, Dr Kit Pedlar.

David Bradley is Doctor Who for 50th anniversary drama

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the British television science-fiction series Doctor Who, David Bradley is to play the Doctor in an upcoming film, the BBC has announced.

Mark Gatiss writing Doctor Who biopic, Steven Moffat confirms

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has confirmed that Mark Gatiss is writing a Doctor Who biopic – the story of the world’s longest-running science-fiction television series.

Tom Baker open to Doctor Who return

Tom Baker, the actor well known for playing the Fourth Doctor in the BBC's long-running science-fiction television series, has spoken of his willingness to consider a return to the series

Bill Nighy was offered Doctor Who role by BBC

Bill Nighy has confirmed that he was offered the lead role in the BBC’s long-running science-fiction drama series, Doctor Who.

Zohra Sehgal turns 100, publishes her official biography

Zohra Sehgal, one of the best known faces of Indian television, cinema and theatre, has celebrated reaching 100 years of age with the publication of a biography about her life.

‘All Daleks’ returning to Doctor Who, say BBC

The BBC have confirmed that the Daleks – Doctor Who’s oldest and most popular enemies – will definitely be returning to the long-running science-fiction drama for its new series, which begins later this year.

Harry Potter director working on Doctor Who film

Following on from his work on the Harry Potter movies, Hollywood director David Yates has announced that he is turning his attention to Doctor Who.

Fans fear Matt Smith about to quit Doctor Who

Fans of Doctor Who are interpreting a new interview given by Matt Smith as an indication that he’s preparing to leave the series in the not-too-distant future.

Dr Who: Christopher Eccleston won't return for 50th anniversary

Christopher Eccleston has confirmed that he won't be making a return to Doctor Who, even for the show's 50th anniversary in 2013.

David Tennant’s TARDIS appears in new Doctor Who trailer

Science-fiction fans have spotted the TARDIS console room used by David Tennant in a new trailer for Matt Smith’s second series of Doctor Who, the ever-popular BBC drama series.

Former Doctor Who Sylvester McCoy keen to return to the series

Sylvester McCoy has confirmed that he'd like to return to Doctor Who for the 50th anniversary of the BBC's science-fiction television drama.

Happy 908th Birthday, Doctor Who

Fans of the BBC’s the long-running science-fiction drama are today celebrating the television character’s 908th birthday – although he doesn’t look a day over 47 . . . er, 28!

Doctor Who: five Doctors join forces in Sarah Jane Adventures

William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker are all about to appear in the Doctor Who spin-off show, The Sarah Jane Adventures.

Doctor Who's Matt Smith joins Orbital at Glastonbury

Glastonbury - On the Other Stage at the Glastonbury music festival, Doctor Who's Matt Smith made a surprise appearance alongside electronic-pop duo Orbital.

Tributes to great British ventriloquist Ray Alan

The ventriloquist Ray Alan – creator of the posh Lord Charles – has died suddenly at the age of 79. He was a regular on British television screens over four decades

Favourites about to return on Coronation Street, Doctor Who?

Bet Lynch, the UK’s favourite fictional landlady, could be about to make a return to the cobbled streets of one of the country’s favourite soap operas, Coronation Street.

BBC archive retrospective to feature the lives of a Time Lord

The BBC is soon to mount a retrospective Doctor Who archive release, showing how the Corporation has coped with the ten incarnations of the 900-odd-year-old Time Lord so far.

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