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Russell T Davies: Christopher Eccleston ‘was a magnificent Doctor Who’

Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has responded to recent criticism from Ninth Doctor Christopher Eccleston regarding his time on Doctor Who.  An interview with Radio Times last month saw Eccleston – who played the Doctor for one series when Doctor Who was revived by Davies in 2005 – state that his relationship with his superiors on…

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Christopher Eccleston to make first-ever Comic Con appearance

Christopher Eccleston will be making his convention debut later this year at London Film & Comic Con. Eccleston, who has also starred in the Thor and G.I. Joe film franchises, played a key role in Doctor Who‘s television revival in 2005 with his one-series portrayal of the Ninth Doctor. The actor will be attending the…

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Christopher Eccleston on Doctor Who exit: ‘They did things to damage me’

Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston has shared more details about the factors that led to his departure from the show after just one series. Speaking in the latest issue of Radio Times the Ninth Doctor actor – perhaps alluding to his recent claims that he was ‘blacklisted’ by the BBC following his Doctor Who exit…

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Christopher Eccleston: Doctor Who exit ‘almost destroyed’ career

Christopher Eccleston has claimed in a new interview that the circumstances surrounding his departure from Doctor Who ‘almost destroyed’ his career. Eccleston, who was speaking to The Guardian ahead of his upcoming RSC debut as Macbeth, criticised the way the BBC handled his decision to leave the show following the first series of its revival in 2005:…

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Eccleston Describes His Departure As ‘Tragic’

In a recent interview on Melbourne’s 774 ABC, Ninth Doctor actor Christopher Eccleston talked about his time on Doctor Who and gave a little more insight into why he left and how he feels about it looking back. When asked if he was the man to thank for bringing Doctor Who back, he was very…

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Doctor Who: Then and Now Review Book 1 Announced

With Peter Capaldi now well into his 2nd series as The Doctor, the 9th since the show’s now famous revival back in 2005, a new book is set to be released offering retrospect on the show’s immensely successful path back to the top. Written by historian and collector David J Howe, Then and Now: Doctor…

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Christopher Eccleston Reassures Doctor Who Fans

Christopher Eccleston has broken his apparent silence regarding Doctor Who and dispels the thoughts of those who have believed him to be oblivious or even negative about the show. Instead he speaks very warmly of his involvement in the show and says in an interview with the Radio Times: “I hope I will be remembered as one…

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Doctor Who: Titan Comics To Release A Ninth Doctor Series

Titan Comics has announced that they are releasing a five-part miniseries of Doctor Who comics featuring the Ninth Doctor, portrayed on-screen by Christopher Eccleston. The comics will be released between February and March of 2015, to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the new series of Doctor Who. As an anniversary special, it is only…

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Doctor Who: Twelve for Twelve – Rose Review (Ninth Doctor)

Looking back on last year’s tremendous 50th anniversary celebrations, it may be hard to imagine Doctor Who being anything other than a roaring success. However, rewind ten years to 2003 and the 40th anniversary was a different story… Doctor Who hadn’t aired since 1989 and the 1996 Paul McGann TV Movie had failed to pique…

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Doctor Who: No Plans For New Who 10th Anniversary Special?

As the 10th anniversary of Doctor Who‘s return to television grows nearer, the show’s lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat has responded to speculation that there may be a television special to mark the occasion. Following a long absence from our screens, Doctor Who made a triumphant return in 2005 with lead stars Christopher Eccleston…

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