Posts Tagged ‘Matt Smith’

Suzanne says … let’s review Series 11

Doctor and Companions

In a few years time, when we look back at series 11, we will remember that it wasn’t just any other Doctor Who series, but that it had quite a strong sociological impact on the fanbase. This is the reason why I wished to write a different kind of review for Series 11, one that would include…

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Matt Smith reveals secrets on Desert Island Discs

The Eleventh Doctor actor recently appeared on the BBC Radio 4 show Desert Island Discs and revealed several secrets relating to Doctor Who. During the show, Matt Smith revealed: “I’d never seen an episode [of Doctor Who]. Not one. Not one episode in my whole life.” But after he read the script he thought, “this…

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Jodie Whittaker on Being Cast as the Thirteenth Doctor

Doctors come and Doctors go, but can the next Doctor save the show? Matt Smith and Jodie Whittaker talk about their feelings on number thirteen and what it took to get there. One of the first questions people ask new Doctors or companions when they get cast for the role is whether any of the…

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How Ray Holman dresses the Doctor

After the recent reveal of the thirteenth Doctor’s new costume, many fans have been questioning the thought process that went into choosing the colourful ensemble. Ray Holman, Doctor Who costume designer, has explained how dressing a Time Lord works. Holman is the genius behind Matt Smith’s series 5 costume and Peter Capaldi’s series 9 look.…

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Doctor Who longlisted for National Television Awards 2018

The longlist for the National Television Awards 2018 has been revealed today, with Doctor Who featuring in two categories. Up in the Drama Performance category are Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi – who is set to depart the show in this year’s Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time – and Pearl Mackie, who starred in the most…

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Doctor Who: Christmas Specials Revisited – The Snowmen

Each day leading up to Christmas, we will be looking back at the Doctor’s previous festive adventures, with a different TGT writer reviewing each episode. In this review, killer snowmen are abound and an impossible girl returns… ‘The Snowmen’ is a particularly intriguing addition to the run of Doctor Who Christmas specials, as it takes…

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Doctor Who: Alex Kingston On Potential For River Song To Return

Many fans have wondered whether River Song could (or should) make another appearance on Doctor Who. Her timeline and history with the Doctor has been complicated since her first appearance in 2008’s “Silence in the Library”/”Forest of the Dead” opposite David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor. Since then, she has constantly met the Doctor out of order,…

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Lily James Would “Love” A Role In Doctor Who

Many film and television fans have heard of Lily James, especially fresh off the success of her leading role in Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella. Lily also currently portrays Lady Rose MacClare in iTV’s Downton Abbey. But she is also Eleventh Doctor actor Matt Smith’s girlfriend, and she is a fan of Doctor Who! In an interview…

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Doctor Who: Capaldi’s Doctor Still To Evolve

Peter Capaldi has said that his Doctor will continue to grow in Series 9. Capaldi says that to consider his Doctor has ‘arrived’ would be wrong and something lazy and foolish to do. The actor said: I think you have to keep moving him on because in a way if he’s regenerated he’s still learning…

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