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Steven Moffat On Why Doctor Who Series 8 Is A Bit of A Shake Up

During his interview with Empire Magazine Steven Moffat commented on why Series 8 needed a bit of a shake up: It was time to change. Certain things we were doing a little reflexively. Some of the humour was getting a bit glib. One of the hardest things to notice is when your new idea has…

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Important Dates for Doctor Who: Series 8

Series eight of the modern era of Doctor Who is set to return to our screens on the 23rd of August 2014. But how does this stack up against your schedule for the weeks beyond? This little guide should help you. Presuming that Doctor Who broadcasts on consecutive Saturdays without any breaks, this is how…

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Doctor Who: Could Series 8 Air in July?

The broadcast date of Doctor Who series eight has yet to be confirmed, but the general expectation for the air date is (or was) around August or September. That may still be the case – but in an interview with website Uproxx, director Ben Wheatley (who is currently filming the first two episodes of the…

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Doctor Who: Director Ben Wheatley Talks ‘Dark’ Series 8

Speculation  about the upcoming series of Doctor Who has been rife, with Peter Capaldi (The 12th Doctor) and Jenna Coleman (Clara) beginning filming a few weeks ago. Ben Wheatley (who is the director of the first two episodes of the new series) has revealed the new series with be of a darker nature, and even resemble…

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Ben Wheatley To Direct Two Doctor Who Episodes

It has been announced that award-winning director Ben Wheatley, whose credits include the 2011 thriller Kill List and 2012’s Sightseers, will be directing the first two episodes of Doctor Who’s Series 8 run. Wheatley told Screen Daily: “I am very excited and honoured to be asked to direct the first two episodes of the new…

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