Thursday, 31 March 2011

Michael Sheen is set to voice a character on Doctor Who

Responding to rumours of Sheen’s involvement in the new series during a visit to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Gaiman declared: ‘It’s true.'
At present all is known is that Sheen will voice a character in an upcoming episode written by Gaiman. The episode, which is rumoured to be set in a 'junk yard alien planet', will be the fourth in the new series which premieres on BBC1 on April 23.
Former Coronation Street actress Suranne Jones is also set to star in the episode, playing a mysterious character from the Doctor’s past.

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Douglas Adams's Doctor Who story to be novelised

A novelisation of the "lost" Doctor Who serial Shada, scripted by Hitchhiker's Guide author Douglas Adams in 1979, will be published next year. Adams wrote three series of Doctor Who in the late 1970s, when he was in his twenties and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was first airing as a BBC radio comedy. Shada was intended as a six-part drama to finish off the 17th season, with Tom Baker in the role of the Doctor.

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Christopher And His Kind: Interview with Doctor Who’s Matt Smith

Christopher And His Kind, by acclaimed British playwright Kevin Elyot (My Night With Reg), explores Christopher Isherwood’s formative years in Thirties Berlin in the run-up to the Second World War. Here, Matt Smith reveals why he wanted to play one of the 20th century’s finest writers.

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Doctor Who gets F2P MMO

Californian developer Three Rings working on new digital outing for the last of the Time Lords. After enjoying great success with its free to download Doctor Who: The Adventure Games series last year, the BBC has lifted the lid on its next project – a free-to-play Doctor Who MMO.

Doctor Who gets Free to Play Massively Multiplayer Online

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Mara Tales Classic Doctor Who DVD Out Now

James Corden returning to Doctor Who in new series

James Corden is set to play a part in episode 12 of the upcoming series of the Beeb's sci-fi hit, although further details have yet to be released. Corden played Craig Owens in the 2010 run for an episode entitled The Lodger and could reprise the same role. According to, filming may begin as soon as next week, with Corden known to be a fan of the show. He told the site last year that he would 'love' to see his character brought back, saying he was 'very honoured to have been involved in Doctor Who' and keen to see the Tardis first-hand.

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Matt Smith reveals there will be two Amy Ponds in Doctor Who Comic Relief special

Matt Smith has revealed some details of the upcoming Doctor Who Comic Relief special. The actor will appear in two four minute episodes for the charity event, alongside Karen Gillan (Amy Pond) and Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams).
“It’s great,” Smith told TV & Satellite Week. “The set-up is that the three of us are all in the Tardis together, and the Tardis materialises within itself and there are two Amy Ponds. It’s a real jaunt and a bit of fun.”