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Steven Moffat Claims He Would Beat Peter Capaldi In A 'Doctor Who' Quiz


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Doctor Who’ showrunner Steven Moffat has joked he would easily beat Peter Capaldi in a test of ‘Doctor Who’ knowledge. Speaking at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Moffat said that although the current Doctor was very knowledgable about the BBC series, he was no match for the showrunner.

Doctor WhoPeter Capaldi is a life-long ‘Doctor Who’ fan.

"His love, we can compete on that, just let it be understood. But in a face-off, in a head-to-head, he's nowhere bloody close. I'm ahead on knowledge. I am. Honestly,” Moffat told the crowd, according to the Radio Times.

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Reece Shearsmith To Make Guest Appearance In New Series Of 'Doctor Who'


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‘The League of Gentlemen’ and ‘Inside No.9’ star Reece Shearsmith is set to make a special guest appearance in the upcoming series of ‘Doctor Who’.

The 45 year old actor will appear alongside the current timelord Peter Capaldi and his assistant Jenna Coleman. Shearsmith gave a reaction to the news by saying: “I am absolutely thrilled to be filming ‘Doctor Who’ as Mark Gatiss has written a fantastic role for me in a very scary episode. It has been so exciting to be part of a very singular episode – which, I can say with authority will be unlike any previous episode of ‘Doctor Who’.”

Reece ShearsmithReece Shearsmith will be making a guest appearance in the next series of 'Doctor Who'

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Sylvester McCoy Rubbishes Suggestion That 'Doctor Who' Can Be Played By A Woman


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Former ‘Doctor Who’ actor Sylvester McCoy has dismissed the idea that the time-travelling hero could be played by a woman, and that he’s “not convinced by the cultural need” for the role to be re-cast in such a way.

The 71 year old actor, who played the seventh incarnation of the Time Lord between 1987 and 1989, finished his stint in the role in the 1996 movie in which he was replaced by Paul McGann, believes that giving the lead role to a female would upset the chemistry in the scripts.

Sylvester McCoySylvester McCoy doesn't believe 'Doctor Who' can be a woman

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Artist Renders Shia LaBeouf As All 13 Doctor Whos


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As if proof were needed that all things are indeed possible on the internet, the world has got a glimpse of Shia LaBeouf as the regenerating timelord Doctor Who. Yes, you did read that correctly.

Artist Brandon Bird has created thirteen portraits of the controversial Hollywood actor as every single one of the Doctors, and has put them up for sale as prints on his website. Bird made the completely fictional mash-up as a result of a challenge that he set himself last summer, having seen similar artwork at comic book conventions.

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'The Thick of It' Star Rebecca Front Joins Cast of 'Doctor Who'


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Rebecca Front is reunite with Peter Capaldi in the next series of Doctor Who. The pair's famous on-screen spats were a highlight of the third and fourth seasons of Armando Iannucci's political comedy series The Thick Of It.

Rebecca FrontRebecca Front will guest star in the upcoming series of Doctor Who

Front will guest star in an episode featuring the returning Zygons, though the details of her role are being kept closely under wraps. Front has also worked previously with the Doctor's sidekick Jenna Coleman, in the BBC1 drama Death Comes to Pemberley.

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Peter Capaldi Himself Attending 'Doctor Who' Festival in London


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Doctor Who himself Peter Capaldi and series creator Steven Moffatt will attending the Doctor Who Festival at ExCel, London, in November. The pair say they will be giving away "backstage secrets."

Doctor WhoPeter Capaldi [L] and Jenna-Louis Colman [R] in Doctor Who

The sci-fi festival - held between November 13-15 - will offer fans the chance the see how the show is created as well as getting up close to series eight and nine props. They will also be able to interact with Doctor Who himself and the show's creator. 

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7 Reasons Why 'Doctor Who' Will Probably Go On Forever


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'Doctor Who' fans everywhere can sleep easy in the knowledge that the sci-fi series could go on 'indefinitely', according to former star Peter Davison - and we have to say, we're rather inclined to agree, especially since it has seen a complete overhaul once already.

Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi in 'Doctor Who'Peter Capaldi is the current incarnation of the Doctor

The show's producer Steven Moffat revealed earlier this year that the series would definitely continue for five more years, but it seems other people are much more confident than that. After BBC drama boss Ben Stephenson suggested it could go on another 50 years, former Doctor Peter Davison took it one step further insisting to BANG Showbiz that he thinks 'it will go on fairly indefinitely' as long as the fans stay devoted and the producers stay committed. We think he's got a point and have come up with seven top reasons why the Timelord will continue to travel through time.

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Steven Moffat Talks 'Doctor Who' Movie: "There's Money To Be Made But That's Not The Point"


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Doctor Who’ showrunner Steven Moffat has spoken about the possibility of a ‘Doctor Who’ movie after leaked Sony emails said there was ‘tremendous interest’ in the series making a leap to the big screen.

Doctor WhoPeter Capaldi will return as The Doctor in the Fall.

Speaking to the Radio Times, Moffat said that his main concern when it comes to a film would be ensuring that nothing happens to damage the BBC TV series. "You can't make a movie that damages the TV series," Moffat said.

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Potential Upcoming 'Doctor Who' Movie Revealed In Sony Email Leaks


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Whovians, get ready! 'Doctor Who' may be hitting the big screen for the first time in a brand new full-length movie according to new information released after the latest hack of Sony Pictures. But who will play the Doctor in the Hollywood interpretation?

Peter Capaldi in 'Doctor Who'Peter Capaldi returns to our screens this Autumn

Information that a new film incarnation of the popular British sci-fi franchise may be in the works has been disclosed by Wikileaks as part of the latest hackings in Sony Pictures emails. The BBC reports that there is 'tremendous interest' in such a movie after meeting with the film company in 2014, though there is nothing concrete to report as of yet. 

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'Doctor Who' Is Set To Continue For At Least Five More Years, Says Steven Moffat


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'Doctor Who' showrunner Steven Moffat has assured fans of the series’ future, saying he expects the show to last at least five more years. Moffat was speaking to Doctor Who magazine as the series celebrates 10 years since its 2005 revival on the BBC.

Doctor WhoThe current Doctor Peter Capaldi and his assistant Jenna Coleman.

Speaking about the show’s success Moffat said, “I thought it would last ten years. I didn’t think it would last ten years with BBC Worldwide trying to get me in a room to talk about their plan for the next five years!”

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Steven Moffat: 'Doctor Who' Movie & 'Sherlock' Crossover Are Not On The Cards


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Steven Moffat, the head writer on Doctor Who, has explained there are no plans for a Doctor Who movie. Moffat explained there is simply no way the project is feasible, not only from a financial point of view but in terms of creating a film which will be on a large enough scale to match the show's enormous cultural impact.

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Doctor Who currently stars Jenna Coleman as the assistant to Peter Capaldi's Doctor.

Read More: Steven Moffat Promises Sherlock Season 4 Will Include "Emotional Upheaval".

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Maisie Williams, 'Game Of Thrones'' Arya Stark, To Guest Star In 'Doctor Who'.


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Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams will guest star in Doctor Who when it returns to our screens this autumn. The BBC announced the news on their blog on Monday (30th March).

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Maisie Williams will guest star in Doctor Who.

Read More: Game of Thrones Fans Told To "Follow The Three Eyed Raven" With New Teaser Trailer And Website.

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Matt Smith Could Be Starring In Fantastic Beasts


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Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith could be taking the lead role in the much-anticipated film Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. The Harry Potter spin-off is due to start filming in London this summer, and the 32-year-old actor is the favourite to play the lead role of 'magizoologist' Newt Scamander, according to The Sun.

Matt Smith has a number of projects set for release in 2015
Matt Smith has a number of projects set for release in 2015

Jk Rowling has penned the screenplay for the movie adaptation of her book, and the author's 'exciting' script has gone done well with Harry Potter producer David Heyman, who told IGN it's 'filled with all the hallmarks of her incredible imagination.'

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New 'Doctor Who' Game Will Teach 6-12 Year Olds Computer Coding


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A new online 'Doctor Who' game will teach children the basics of computer coding and programming. Aimed at six to 12-year-olds, the game is voiced by the current doctor Peter Capaldi and features the fearsome Daleks - who turn goodies. 

Doctor WhoPeter Capaldi [L] and Jenna-Louise Coleman [R] filming Doctor Who

The puzzles are lined to Key Stage 2 and 3 learning outcomes, with players starting the game as the Tardis materialises during a pursuit through space, according to the BBC. On freeing his old enemy, a Dalek, from the Cybermen, the Doctor finds himself taking his new ally on a mission to save the world. 

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Clara Becomes The Doctor In 'Doctor Who' Series 8: Episode 9 - 'Flatline'


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Jenna Coleman's character Clara took on the role of the Doctor in the latest episode of BBC show 'Doctor Who' entitled 'Flatline' - but how does that leave the real Doctor feeling about his companion?

Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who series 8, episode 9: Flatline
The Doctor's trapped in the TARDIS in 'Flatline'

The tension between the Doctor and Clara has been at a peak since, well, since he regenerated from the happy-go-lucky Matt Smith facade to the grumpy and sour-tempered image of Peter Capaldi. But Saturday's episode (October 18th 2014), marked a turning point as Clara was forced to think like a Timelord when they landed in a particularly dangerous situation in Bristol. The TARDIS appeared to be inexplicably shrinking from the exterior, which ultimately left the Doctor stuck inside and Clara on the outside attempting to find and fix the problem.

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