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Doctor Who Magazine #510 – Cover And Details Released

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, out this week, pays tribute to the extraordinary career of John Hurt, who sadly passed away in January at the age of 77. Among those sharing their memories of Hurt, who memorably made his Doctor Who debut as the War Doctor in 2013 before joining Big Finish for more…

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John Hurt Dies At 77

It was only days ago that we were celebrating his 77th birthday, but today we sadly report the terrible news of John Hurt’s passing. Hurt announced in June 2015 that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and during his treatment he admitted he’d made his peace with potentially dying: “I can’t say I worry…

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Big Finish Announce Details For New War Doctor Audios

Big Finish has revealed further details for the third release in its War Doctor series, starring John Hurt as the War Doctor and Jacqueline Pearce as Cardinal Ollistra. This Autumn, the Time War rages on with the War Doctor set to face Sontarans, an invasion of Earth and the Dalek Time Strategist. Doctor Who – The…

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Doctor Who Magazine 496 Details

Details have been released for the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, which is out now, featuring John Hurt’s War Doctor as the cover story: Issue 496 of Doctor Who Magazine exclusively interviews Sir John Hurt, who played the mysterious incarnation of the Doctor in 2013’s 50th Anniversary Special The Day of the Doctor –…

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Sir John Hurt On His Good Health

Earlier this year we reported on the tragic news that Sir John Hurt has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Sir John is loved by Doctor Who fans having played the part of the War Doctor in 2013’s 50th anniversary special. Speaking on Tuesday at a Man Booker Prize event in London, Sir John gave a positive update…

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Doctor Who: John Hurt To Return For New Audio Series

Big Finish have announced that John Hurt will be reprising his role as the War Doctor for a series of twelve new Doctor Who audio plays. Hurt’s War Doctor – a secret incarnation of the Time Lord who shunned the name ‘Doctor’ to fight in the Time War against the Daleks – was first introduced in Series…

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Sir John Hurt Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Sad news has reached the Doctor Who community today, and indeed the wider world. Sir John Hurt, fondly known to us as the War Doctor, has bravely spoken about his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. In a heartfelt statement by Sir John today, he began: I have always been open about the way in which I…

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Doctor Who’s John Hurt Honored With Knighthood

Sir Doctor of TARDIS at last! John Hurt, who portrayed the burdened War Doctor alongside David Tennant and Matt Smith in 2013’s 50th Anniversary Special, “The Day of the Doctor,” has been awarded a knighthood for services to drama. A veteran film and stage actor, Hurt has been nominated for two Academy Awards for his…

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Doctor Who: Fiftieth Anniversary Recieves Lego Makeover

The sensational fiftieth anniversary episode, starring Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, and more, has recently undergone a makeover…with Lego! In this revamped rendition of The Day of the Doctor, the battle in which the War Doctor, Ten, and Eleven combat against time in order to save Gallifrey, the scenes, and the characters are all…

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Doctor Who Actors To Attend London Film & Comic Con

The London Film & Comic Con is set to get a little more “spacey-wacey” next weekend! It has been announced that they will be hosting a Doctor Who panel as part of their programming, with special guests Paul McGann, John Hurt, and Steven Moffat. With the new series rapidly approaching, it’s safe to assume that…

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