An epic introduction for our first female Doctor.
Jodie Whittaker made her debut proper as the first female Doctor in the eleventh series premiere of 'Doctor Who' over the weekend, and it was far from a disappointing entrance. 'The Woman Who Fell to Earth' is funny, diverse, original, sad and thrilling all at the same time and we're eager for episode two.
We got no more than one and a half minutes of the Thirteenth Doctor last year's Christmas special, 'Twice Upon a Time', following her regeneration from Peter Capaldi's incarnation, so this has been an agonising nine month wait. But it was totally worth it.
Jodie Whittaker gets to work in new 'Doctor Who' images.
What is the Doctor up to? So far we've seen a slightly mischievous 'Doctor Who' teaser trailer and now some even more bewildering first pictures. Jodie Whittaker's first full episode as the Time Lord sees her make some unusual friends as she tracks down her TARDIS.
So what do we know about the premise of the eleventh series? In the last episode of season 10, 'Twice Upon a Time', the Doctor watches the inside of the TARDIS detonate following the regeneration in what looks like the worst system failure the Time Lord has ever had. She ends up getting ejected from the spaceship where she promptly hurtles towards the Earth, hand reaching desperately for the TARDIS as it tumbles far into space.
Continue reading: Doctor Who First Images: Pictures Unveiled From The Eleventh Series
Who is joining Jodie Whittaker in the new series?
The first teaser for the forthcoming series of 'Doctor Who' premiered at the final of the FIFA World Cup over the weekend where we got our first look at the Doctor's possible new companions. There are three familiar faces (at least for the UK audience), though it's not clear as yet who is the most significant.
In the first look image of Jodie as the Doctor, she wears adorable high-waisted, shin-length blue trousers with yellow braces teamed with a navy top, brown boots with visible socks and a long trench coat. It positively screams 'Doctor Who', and has succeeded in getting us thoroughly excited for her first appearance.
Continue reading: Jodie Whittaker Looks Incredible In 'Doctor Who' First Look Image
He was not forgiving with his sly dig at the BBC.
It's never worth taking a dig at your workplace in public no matter how barely noticeable you think it is. 'Doctor Who' actor Nicholas Pegg has just found himself dropped from the BBC after making a sly and very rude comment about broadcasting company in his own magazine column.
If he thought no-one would figure it out then he really doesn't know 'Doctor Who' fans at all. The actor, who voices the Daleks in the sci-fi TV series, delivered a coded message in his Doctor Who Magazine column, with the first letter of each sentence spelling out a very offensive remark.
Continue reading: Nicholas Pegg Secret Message In 'Doctor Who' Magazine Gets Him Fired
Peter Capaldi's Doctor will make his final appearance this festive season.
'Doctor Who' has for many years entertained sci-fi fans and pushed the boundaries of the genre like never before. This year it'll be returning for a Christmas special, as has become tradition, as the baton passes from one version of the Doctor to another. Directed and written by Rachel Talalay alongside outgoing series showrunner Steven Moffat, the final episode of the year will serve to tie up the Doctor's story as far as Peter Capaldi's version of the character goes, with Jodie Whittaker finally being properly introduced as the latest Doctor.
With the first female Doctor comes the first long-term male companion in the shape of 57-year-old 'The Chase' presenter Bradley Walsh. It won't be his first stint in the franchise either, having previously appeared a 2008 double-episode of 'The Sarah Jane Adventures' as Elijah Spellman aka The Pied Piper aka Odd Bob the Clown.
Continue reading: Is Bradley Walsh To Be The New 'Doctor Who' Companion?
TARDIS Prime - Whovians and Transformer fans can download the files to print and assemble their own Tardis Transformer toy. The downloadable files and instructions can be found on Andrew's Thingiverse page. - Wednesday 26th June 2013
English Civil War Roundhead soldier - Doctor Who cast filming on location for the 50th anniversary of the BBC series, 'An Adventure in Time And Space'. - Chepstow, Wales, United Kingdom - Wednesday 17th April 2013