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Classic Doctor Who scripts up for auction

Scripts from classic Doctor Who stories featuring William Hartnell’s and Tom Baker’s Doctors are set to go to auction.  Welsh auction house Rogers Jones & Co is offering a set of rare scripts from the Fourth Doctor adventure Shada, written by Douglas Adams. Shada was intended to be the last story of the show’s seventeenth series,…

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Doctor Who: New Twice Upon A Time preview clip

The following clip contains details about Twice Upon A Time that some readers may wish to avoid. A new clip for this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time, has aired this evening on BBC One as part of Children in Need. The clip features the First Doctor (David Bradley) as he attempts…

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Suzanne says… is Doctor Who fashionable?

With Doctor Who’s new outfit revealed last week, Whovians got a first glimpse of the Thirteenth Doctor (and her new TARDIS). They instantly started to study the Doctor’s choice of clothing, pinpointing the similarities with her previous incarnations. Seeing the posts flourish about the Doctor’s new outfit, I couldn’t help but remember the Fourth and…

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Doctor Who Christmas Special cast photos released for Children In Need

The BBC has released a set of special photos featuring the cast of the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special, Twice Upon A Time, to mark this year’s Children in Need appeal. Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie – who are set to leave their roles as the Twelfth Doctor and Bill Potts during this year’s Christmas Special…

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Suzanne says… we love stories!

“Once upon a time…” Who doesn’t know those words? They are universal and probably one of the common links between individuals.  Stories send us back to childhood, because they are our first contact with fictional worlds. They trigger our imagination, convey memories, traditions and they can be passed on to preserve history. Stories can take…

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David Bradley talks Doctor Who & Twice Upon a Time

Fans are excited about the return of the first Doctor in this year’s Christmas special but what does actor David Bradley have to say about all this wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff? David Bradley first put on the iconic costume for the first Doctor when he portrayed legendary actor William Hartnell in An Adventure in…

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Suzanne says… let’s talk about the future

The cast of Doctor Who series 11 has been revealed earlier this week, provoking reactions all around the web. This morning one reaction reached my office, when a former trainee rushed in and asked me “what do you think about the new companions?” I was working on an historical research about Celtic flagons that had…

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Doctor Who Christmas Special in US Cinemas 27th Dec

Doctor Who fans in the United States will have the opportunity to see the Doctor Who 2017 Christmas Special: Twice Upon a Time in Cinemas December 27th at 7PM local time.   This year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special will be extra special as not only are we seeing the departure of the 12th Doctor played by…

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David Bradley to star in Big Finish’s The First Doctor Adventures

Big Finish has announced today that David Bradley will be starring as the First Doctor in a new range of audio dramas to be released in the New Year. The First Doctor Adventures will see Bradley reprise his role as the First Doctor following his appearance alongside current Doctor Peter Capaldi in this year’s Doctor…

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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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