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Russell T Davies & William Russell finally meet

This former Doctor Who show runner and former Doctor Who classic companion actor no longer have access to the TARDIS but they can still travel via train! It just goes to show what a small world it really is when Russell T Davies, the former writer and show runner of the reboot, happened to be riding…

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Hugh Grant was almost cast as Doctor Who

Many fans have already seen Actor Hugh Grant give the Doctor Who universe a spin in the The Curse of Fatal Death, a 1999 Doctor Who Comic Relief Special done for Red Nose Day. However, what some fans may not be aware of is that actor Hugh Grant almost got to play the Doctor for…

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Russell T Davies: Christopher Eccleston ‘was a magnificent Doctor Who’

Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has responded to recent criticism from Ninth Doctor Christopher Eccleston regarding his time on Doctor Who.  An interview with Radio Times last month saw Eccleston – who played the Doctor for one series when Doctor Who was revived by Davies in 2005 – state that his relationship with his superiors on…

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Doctor Who Magazine #524 out now

The latest edition of Doctor Who Magazine is out from today, including an exclusive feature on the first new Doctor Who Target novelisations based on 21st-century episodes, also on sale from today. Doctor Who Magazine #524 features interviews with the four authors involved with the new adaptations published under the Target imprint – Russell T…

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New Doctor Who Target audiobooks coming soon

New Doctor Who audiobooks based on the upcoming all-new Target novelisations from BBC Books are set to be released later this year. The three new audiobooks, out in the summer, will be unabridged audio editions of new novelisations of three landmark episodes post-2005 – Ninth Doctor debut Rose, Tenth Doctor debut The Christmas Invasion, and…

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Georgia Tennant Discusses the Death of Jenny, the Doctor’s Daughter

Image from IMDB In the end of The Doctor’s Daughter, Jenny was thought by fans to be alive and well, going on her very own adventures. However, in 2015 Steven Moffat revealed that Jenny had in fact died via collision with a moon. Fans everywhere were unhappy about the revelation, but apparently they weren’t alone… There…

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The Secret Behind the Naming of River Song

Remember the firing of Nicholas Pegg over his infamous secret offensive message in Doctor Who Magazine? It turns out he isn’t the only person from the former Doctor Who crew sneaking secret naughty messages into things. Former show runners Steven Moffat and Russel T Davies also had some fun with sneaking naughty words past the…

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Russell T Davies receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has been presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award at this year’s Edinburgh International Television Festival. The award, which Davies received at last night’s Edinburgh TV Awards, honours his illustrious career as a television screenwriter and producer. Before bringing Doctor Who back to television screens in 2005 – as…

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Suzanne says… canon or non-canon?

If you are an avid reader of those pieces (Hello, Suman!), you know that I already mentioned how difficult it may be for an aspiring Whovian to jump into that extended universe.  Once all TV serials and the movie have been watched, Big Finish audiobooks seem to be the right place to continue your journey.…

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Doctor Who: Russell T Davies Reveals New Doctor Has Been Cast

Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has revealed that the new Doctor has been cast. The writer disclosed the news on the AndyVision YouTube channel during an interview at the British LGBT Awards. When asked about a potential replacement for Peter Capaldi – who is leaving the show after this year’s Christmas special –…

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