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Segun Akinola announced as the new composer for Series 11

Series 11 is bringing lots of change with it, including the departure of the show’s composer since 2005. But while we bid a sad farewell to Murray Gold, we are also excited to welcome the new composer. But who is it? The BBC have announced that Series 11 will be composed by Segun Akinola. A…

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Lee Mack reveals potential Series 11 role

With work on Series 11 well underway, everything is being kept very secret by Chris Chibnall and the team. But it seems that the guest stars are just too excited to keep the secret. Following Alan Cumming’s recent premature revelation that he will be playing James I opposite the Thirteenth Doctor in Series 11, comedian…

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Jared Garfield and Lily Travers to star as Ben and Polly

After the surprise announcement of David Bradley playing the First Doctor in this year’s Christmas special, it seems only natural that his companions would be appearing too. Now we know who will be playing them. As we saw in the trailer, the Doctor’s companion, Polly – originally played by Anneke Wills – will be played…

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Bradley Walsh is the new companion?

After months of speculating and the big reveal of who will play the new Doctor, the attention has now turned to the companion. But has it just been confirmed? As we know, Jodie Whittaker will be appearing on our screens next year as the Thirteenth Doctor, but we still don’t know who will be playing…

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Mark Gatiss to appear in Doctor Who Christmas special

Writer and actor Mark Gatiss has revealed that he will be making an appearance in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special. The news was announced as part of a Facebook Live interview with Empire Magazine during this week’s San Diego Comic-Con (around 11:30 in the video below): Although vague on the details of his role, Gatiss…

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The Gallifrey Times team on their ideal 13th Doctor

After months of waiting, the BBC have confirmed that today will see the announcement of the Thirteenth Doctor, Peter Capaldi’s successor in the TARDIS. There’s very little time left for theorising then, but The Gallifrey Times team have managed to chip in with their final thoughts on who number 13 should be: Louis (Editor) If…

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Doctor Who: The First Doctor Returns This Christmas

Peter Capaldi’s final episode of Doctor Who will see his incarnation of the Doctor team up with David Bradley‘s First Doctor in the show’s first ever multi-Doctor Christmas special. Bradley will be the third actor to portray the First Doctor on screen in the television series. William Hartnell introduced the character in the first episode of…

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Another Guest Star Revealed For Series 10

There has been a fair bit of secrecy around the guest stars for Series 10. While David Suchet and Ralph Little were announced quite early on, Michelle Gomez and John Simm’s return were both kept secret until the big reveals by the BBC. Although both of these are playing returning characters, the BBC have revealed…

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Lee Mack Is Desparate To Star In Doctor Who

Doctor Who has always attracted big names from the world of theatre, film and television, all secretly desperate to get a role on the legendary show. Recently, another unlikely celebrity announced their love of Doctor Who: Lee Mack. Best known for his stand up shows, being a team captain on Would I Lie To You?…

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