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Suzanne says… are we getting a rebooted Classic Who?

With news from Twice upon a Time happening on a regular basis, I’m slowly getting excited about the Christmas special. Because I miss my Doctor Who fix? No. Because it’s Peter Capaldi’s last episode? No. It’s because a bridge is about to be built between two eras. In a previous article, I mentioned the frontier…

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Suzanne says… canon or non-canon?

If you are an avid reader of those pieces (Hello, Suman!), you know that I already mentioned how difficult it may be for an aspiring Whovian to jump into that extended universe.  Once all TV serials and the movie have been watched, Big Finish audiobooks seem to be the right place to continue your journey.…

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Doctor Who: BBC responds to female Doctor complaints

The BBC has today responded to viewers who have contacted the broadcaster to voice their disapproval at the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor. Whittaker, whose casting was revealed in a special teaser following Sunday’s Wimbledon men’s singles final, will be the first official female Doctor in the show’s 54-year history. The full…

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Peter Capaldi’s salary as the Doctor revealed

The BBC have revealed a significant amount of information about the salaries paid to their top stars today, and one of those stars is Peter Capaldi, whose role as the incumbent Doctor makes him one of the key faces of the broadcasting network. According to the official report, Capaldi earned about £200,000-£250,000 as the Doctor…

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Doctor Who: Blue Plaque In Honour Of Delia Derbyshire Unveiled

Doctor Who composer Delia Derbyshire has today been honoured with the unveiling of a blue plaque in her hometown of Coventry. Derbyshire, who is best known for her pioneering electronic arrangement of Ron Grainer’s theme for Doctor Who created during her time at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, was born and grew up in the West…

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The BBC Confirms The Next Doctor Will Be Male?

With the announcement of Peter Capaldi leaving the show after Series 10, the big topic on everybody’s lips has been who the next Doctor will be. This year more than ever, the subject of a female Doctor has been widely discussed, with many of the show’s cast and crew giving their opinion on the matter.…

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BBC Live Lesson Takes Children On An Educational Adventure

‘The Doctor needs your help… The Daleks have engineered a supernova of epic proportions that has damaged the TARDIS, and now the devastating shock wave is heading to Earth. Only the combined power of a million micro:bits can save the TARDIS, the Doctor and the world!’ On Tuesday 28th March, the BBC are holding a…

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Capaldi Talks The New Companion, The BBC And His Future As The Doctor

Peter Capaldi has been quite vocal recently, appearing in a number of interviews discussing the next series of Doctor Who, the new companion and his future on the show. Talking in an interview on BBC Radio 2, Capaldi was full of praise for the show and talked about his excitement around working with some of…

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Doctor Who’s Ashildr Stars In New BBC Book

Ashildr, the impressive new Doctor Who character. as played by Maisie Williams in Series 9, is to be the star of a new BBC book. The Legends of Ashildr will be released in Hardback on December 10th and boasts several highly regarded Doctor Who writers such as Justin Richards (Author of The Resurrection Casket) James…

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