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Suzanne says… are we getting a rebooted Classic Who?

With news from Twice upon a Time happening on a regular basis, I’m slowly getting excited about the Christmas special. Because I miss my Doctor Who fix? No. Because it’s Peter Capaldi’s last episode? No. It’s because a bridge is about to be built between two eras. In a previous article, I mentioned the frontier…

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Capaldi On Monsters He’d Like To See Return To Doctor Who

It’s no secret that Peter Capaldi, long before becoming the Doctor himself, was a massive fan of Doctor Who. In an interview with the Doctor Who Fan Show, Capaldi discussed which classic monsters he would like to see return to the show. He detailed ways in which one of his favourites, the Mondasian Cybermen (first…

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Doctor Who Star Peter Capaldi Wants Classic Monsters to Return

When it comes to Doctor Who, new leading man Peter Capaldi is the biggest geek of them all. Speaking about monsters he would like to see return during his tenure on the show, Capaldi said: “Axons appeared as these kind of god-like creatures, but underneath they were festering bags of flesh. I’d love to see…

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Doctor Who Tenth Planet Script Found

An original draft script of The Tenth Planet was recently discovered by author Michael Seely, who is working on a biography of the story’s co-author, Dr Kit Pedler. William Hartnell bowed out as the First Doctor in October 1966 with the four-part adventure “The Tenth Planet”. This story introduced the concept of regeneration, and also…

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William Hartnell Interview Discovered In The BBC Archives

The Doctor Who Restoration team have confirmed a 1967 interview with William Hartnell has been unearthed, thought to be the only surviving in-vision interview with the First Doctor. Though audio interviews exist, the BBC Points West recording is the only on-screen interview now available. Conducted in the dressing room of the Gaumont Theatre in Taunton,…

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Planet Animation Clip

BBC Worldwide have released the regeneration clip from the animation of The Tenth Planet which shows the change from William Hartnell to Patrick Troughton. Lead animator, Chris Chapman said: We knew that we had to throw everything at this scene and in fact the whole story is historic, with the first appearance of the Cybermen, so…

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WIN: Doctor Who Giveaway – The Tenth Planet BBC Audio CD

Win this Audio CD! The Winner of our last competition and owner of their very own copy of The Smugglers on Audio CD is Michelle from Ontario, Canada. You should have received an e-mail and your prize will be on its way to you very soon. Congratulations to Michelle. But never fear we’ve still got plenty…

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Doctor Who Lost Episode To Be Animated For DVD Release

It has been announced that a ‘lost’ Doctor Who episode will be animated for release on DVD. doctorwho.tv, the official Doctor Who 50th Anniversary website revealed that The Tenth Planet, starring first Doctor William Hartnell, will be reconstructed using Thetamation process which is the same method used to reconstruct The Reign of Terror episodes 4 and…

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