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Doctor Who’s John Barrowman Chats About MBE and New Album

Today on ITV’s This Morning, John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness) mentioned being “proud” and “honoured” by the award of an MBE. He broke policy and announced the news to his parents early, stating: “They are in their early ’80s. I figured, God forbid something happens and I haven’t told them, so I had to tell them.…

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MBEs for Doctor Who Veterans

Last week the Queen handed out birthday honours to two legends of Doctor Who – Julie Gardner and John Barrowman! Julie Gardner, previously an executive on Doctor Who and Torchwood, said that while she had got to work around the globe, it was her work in Wales on Doctor Who she was most proud of.…

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Doctor Who Stars Spotted Protesting At The Television Centre

In slightly surreal scenes at London’s BBC Television Centre this morning (September 9th) Doctor Who stars Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and allegedly John Barrowman were spotted waving placards in an apparent attempt to express their discontent over their exclusion from November’s 50th Anniversary special episode. Their placards (seen below) proclaimed: “Have a heart,…

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Doctor Who’s John Barrowman Talks Potential Spin-Off

Doctor Who and Torchwood’s John Barrowman has been speaking once more about his idea for a new Doctor Who spin-off featuring his character, Captain Jack Harkness, and Alex Kingston’s River Song. In a new interview with TV Addict, he told them how he would like to see the potential idea develop and why he thinks…

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Doctor Who: John Barrowman Keen To See A Female Doctor

In a new interview with TV Line, Doctor Who’s John Barrowman has spoken again of his desire to see a woman take on the role of the Doctor. Barrowman, who plays Captain Jack Harkness, has been at the forefront of the campaign for a female Doctor since Matt Smith first announced his intention to depart…

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Barrowman ‘Not Devastated’ By Smiths Departure

John Barrowman, a.k.a: Captain Jack Harkness, the occasional Doctor Who character and star of Torchwood, has been chatting to MTV Geek at the ‘Wizard World’s Philadelphia Comic Con’, strangely enough held in Philadelphia last weekend. Barrowman was asked his thoughts regarding the recent news that Matt Smith is soon to vacate the TARDIS for pastures…

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Doctor Who: ’50th Anniversary Aimed At New Audience’ Says John Barrowman

John Barrowman has suggested that Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary special is to be aimed at a new audience. The Torchwood actor also recently said that he was ‘really upset’ that he was to miss out on the special. ”I remember [former Who showrunner] Russell T Davies saying something to a fan once – the fan was saying,…

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John Barrowman On Captain Jack & River Song Spinoff

Torchwood star John Barrowman has revealed that he and Alex Kingston have been discussing the idea of another Doctor Who spin-off featuring Captain Jack and River Song. Barrowman told TheTVAddict: “Actually, the first time Alex and I met each other … we didn’t even say anything, we just looked at each other and went, “Aaaaaahhh!…

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John Barrowman Upset To Miss Out On Doctor Who 50th Special

John Barrowman, who played Captain Jack Harkness in both Doctor Who and its spin-off series Torchwood on multiple occasions, has told TV Line in a recent interview that he’s “really upset” about not being involved in the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special. The actor had this to say on the subject: “Everyone on Twitter tries…

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John Barrowman Denies 50th Anniversary Involvement

Despite announcing that he was in talks for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special earlier this month, John Barrowman has taken to Twitter to announce that Captain Jack will not be in the anniversary special. The man himself tweeted earlier today: I will not be involved in the 50th Anniversary Episode of Dr WHO. JB…

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