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Doctor Who: Series 8 DVD Artwork and Extras Revealed

New artwork and a full list of extras for the DVD and Blu-ray boxsets of the complete eighth series of Doctor Who have been revealed. All twelve episodes from Peter Capaldi’s debut series as the Doctor will be included on the five-disc set, beginning with feature-length series opener Deep Breath and ending with the upcoming two-part series…

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Doctor Who: Twelve for Twelve – Castrovalva Review (Fifth Doctor)

The beginning of 1982 was something of a watershed moment for Doctor Who. The show had just faced the departure of its long-time star, Tom Baker, whose toothy grin, wild curls and trademark long scarf had impressed themselves upon a whole generation of fans. However, Baker’s seven years in the TARDIS proved to be both…

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Production Begins on ‘The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot’ Sequel

Former Doctor Paul McGann has revealed that a sequel to the hilarious The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot is in the works. The Withnail and I actor, who himself made a brief cameo appearance in the popular comedy short, was speaking yesterday at an event for the Cambridge Union Society, where he also claimed the BBC had ‘missed a…

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Happy 63rd Birthday, Peter Davison!

Peter Davison, who played the Fifth Doctor between 1981 and 1984, turns 63 years old today! Davison was (until Matt Smith) the youngest actor to play the Doctor, debuting in Castrovalva at the age of 29. After his exit in The Caves of Androzani, Davison has stayed in close touch with the show, appearing in…

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The Doctors Revisited On Watch: New Clip Featuring Colin Baker

To celebrate Doctor Who entering its 50th anniversary year, Watch launch an exclusive landmark season of programming – ‘Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited’. A must-watch for all Doctor Who fans, the show takes viewers back in time to relive the most magical moments of one of the UK’s most loved TV shows.  Watch will air…

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Doctor Who: Peter Davison Involved In 50th Anniversary Celebrations

After Peter Davison said that he had a copy of Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor, earlier this week, speculation has been rife among fans about a possible appearance of the Fifth Doctor in the anniversary episode – and yesterday, Davison confirmed he is involved in some capacity in the 50th…

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The Day Of The Doctor To Feature A Classic Doctor?

WARNING: This article may contain spoilers. One of the actors to previously play the role of the Doctor has hinted he may be appearing in November’s 50th Anniversary Special. The 75 minute episode, which this week was announced to be called ‘The Day of the Doctor’, has been confirmed to star Matt Smith, David Tennant…

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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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Big Finish 50th Anniversary Special Now Available To Pre-Order

Big Finish Productions are now taking pre-orders for their special 50th Anniversary multi-Doctor story, which will see the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Doctors all come together for the first time in the audio adventure. ‘The Light At The End’ will see them joined by companions Leela, Nyssa, Peri, Ace and Charley to try…

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