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Big Finish Announce Details For New War Doctor Audios

Big Finish has revealed further details for the third release in its War Doctor series, starring John Hurt as the War Doctor and Jacqueline Pearce as Cardinal Ollistra. This Autumn, the Time War rages on with the War Doctor set to face Sontarans, an invasion of Earth and the Dalek Time Strategist. Doctor Who – The…

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Doctor Who Magazine 496 Details

Details have been released for the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, which is out now, featuring John Hurt’s War Doctor as the cover story: Issue 496 of Doctor Who Magazine exclusively interviews Sir John Hurt, who played the mysterious incarnation of the Doctor in 2013’s 50th Anniversary Special The Day of the Doctor –…

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Sir John Hurt On His Good Health

Earlier this year we reported on the tragic news that Sir John Hurt has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Sir John is loved by Doctor Who fans having played the part of the War Doctor in 2013’s 50th anniversary special. Speaking on Tuesday at a Man Booker Prize event in London, Sir John gave a positive update…

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Doctor Who: John Hurt To Return For New Audio Series

Big Finish have announced that John Hurt will be reprising his role as the War Doctor for a series of twelve new Doctor Who audio plays. Hurt’s War Doctor – a secret incarnation of the Time Lord who shunned the name ‘Doctor’ to fight in the Time War against the Daleks – was first introduced in Series…

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Sir John Hurt Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Sad news has reached the Doctor Who community today, and indeed the wider world. Sir John Hurt, fondly known to us as the War Doctor, has bravely spoken about his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. In a heartfelt statement by Sir John today, he began: I have always been open about the way in which I…

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Titan Comics Launches Doctor Who Summer Event

Fans of both comic books and Doctor Who are in for a treat this summer. Publishers Titan Comics will be beginning a special summer series featuring the Tenth Doctor onwards, which Titan recently confirmed will also include the War Doctor. Wednesday August 12th will be the release date for the opening installment, kickstarting the global…

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Doctor Who’s John Hurt Honored With Knighthood

Sir Doctor of TARDIS at last! John Hurt, who portrayed the burdened War Doctor alongside David Tennant and Matt Smith in 2013’s 50th Anniversary Special, “The Day of the Doctor,” has been awarded a knighthood for services to drama. A veteran film and stage actor, Hurt has been nominated for two Academy Awards for his…

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Doctor Who: Twelve For Twelve – The War Doctor

On today’s Twelve for Twelve, we’re taking a look at John Hurt’s War Doctor, introduced in last year’s The Name of the Doctor. “I’ve had many faces, many lives. I don’t admit to all of them and there’s one life I’ve tried very hard to forget.” The 11th Doctor viewing and remembering the painting known…

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Moffat: Doctor Who Numbering Doesn’t Make Sense

This will probably come as no surprise to Doctor Who fans, but Steven Moffat doesn’t believe in your Doctor numbering system. Moffat introduced the War Doctor in last November’s 50th Anniversary Special, The Day of the Doctor, which threw off fans’ unofficial system, which has William Hartnell as the “First Doctor,” Patrick Troughton as the…

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Doctor Who: Synopsis & Cover Released for New War Doctor Novel

The War Doctor, the only recently revealed incarnation of the Doctor, may have only had one televised adventure in last year’s The Day of the Doctor – but it has been announced that the War Doctor will return in a brand new Doctor Who novel this summer, Engines of War. The novel will be set…

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