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Doctor Who Announced as 3rd Most Watched Show On BBC iPlayer in 2013

Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary special The Day of The Doctor  has been announced as the 3rd most watched programme on BBC iPlayer in 2013. As confirmed by the BBC, the special episode starring Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt  an incredible 3,144,000 requests. The special has previously won a Guinness World Record for the anniversary simulcast. The episode…

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Happy 74th Birthday, John Hurt!

”Great men are forged in fire. It is the privilege of lesser men to light the flame.” John Hurt, the War Doctor, turns 74 years old today. Hurt wasn’t on the map Who-wise this time last year – but last year saw the introduction of Hurt to the Whoniverse – and boy, was it an…

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Doctor Who: John Hurt On The Day of the Doctor

WARNING: This article contains minor spoilers for The Day of the Doctor. If you’re staying 100% spoiler-free, click away now. John Hurt, who we now know is playing the War Doctor in The Day of the Doctor, has spoken out for one of the first times about his role as the War Doctor in the…

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Doctor Who: Steven Moffat On John Hurt’s Mystery Doctor

SFX Magazine‘s website has released a snippet from their latest issue (out Wednesday), featuring Steven Moffat’s thoughts on the creation of John Hurt’s Doctor in the 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor. Moffat said: “Why not a mayfly Doctor, who exists for one show only? I’d often thought about that. Would it be weird…

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Doctor Who: Steven Moffat On John Hurt’s Mystery Doctor

Showrunner Steven Moffat has been talking to Crave recently about why he chose to introduce a brand new, mystery incarnation of the Doctor played by John Hurt, who was seen at the end of The Name of the Doctor. Moffat said this of Hurt’s incarnation: “We’ve sort of got to the point, especially if you’re…

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Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman Teases ‘Transformation’

Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman, who plays the ubiquitous Clara Oswald alongside Matt Smith’s Doctor, opened up in a new interview this week about the 50th Anniversary special. Filming recently completed for Smith’s penultimate special, due to air on November 23rd, and Coleman told Access Hollywood that as well as standing as a celebration of the…

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Doctor Who At Comic-Con 2013: Interviews and Pictures

San Diego Comic-Con finally wrapped up on Sunday, and Doctor Who had a very notable presence this year. Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat took part in many interviews, a selection of which can be watched below. [Source: The Nerd Machine and Hypable] Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, Mark Gatiss and David Bradley also took…

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