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David Tennant And Billie Piper To Reunite On 'Doctor Who' Audio Episodes


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More than ten years after they played a crucial part in bringing ‘Doctor Who’ back to the small screen and mainstream popularity, David Tennant and Billie Piper are set to reunite in a series of audio episodes.

Tennant and Piper portrayed the Timelord and his companion Rose Tyler in ‘Doctor Who’ between 2005 and 2006, and were one of the most fondly remembered combinations as the sci-fi series made its comeback in the noughties. Now, they’ll be getting back together for three audio-only episodes of ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures – Volume 2’, which will be released in November this year.

David TennantDavid Tennant played the Doctor for four years

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Race Becomes An Important Theme For 'Doctor Who' Season 10


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The third episode of 'Doctor Who' series 10 is coming this weekend, and with it some very serious themes regarding race and the 'whitewashing' of history. Previous episodes have already touched on LGBT issues and the dangers of technological advancements, but this could be the most important episode yet.

Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie in new Doctor Who episode 'Thin Ice'Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie in new Doctor Who episode 'Thin Ice'

With the Doctor's (Peter Capaldi) latest companion being the mixed-race Bill (Pearl Mackie), she's raised some questions about how her race might affect how people treat her when they go back in time in the TARDIS in the next episode 'Thin Ice'. Of course, the Doctor's seen more race wars in the history of the universe than anyone, so we're sure he'll have some insightful comments to make on this subject.

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BBC Complaints Officer Tells Disgruntled Fan The New Doctor Who Will NOT Be A Woman


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Rumours that Kris Marshall is set to become the next Doctor Who have gained more credibility after a BBC complaints officer assured a disgruntled fan that there were “currently no plans” for the next Timelord to be a woman.

The current star of the BBC sci-fi series, Peter Capaldi, has recently begun his final series in the role, and speculation has been mounting for several months as to the identity of the new Doctor. Many had predicted that a female actor would take over, with the likes of Tilda Swinton, Olivia Coleman and Phoebe Waller-Bridge being regularly mentioned in connection with the soon-to-be vacant part.

Kris MarshallKris Marshall is strongly rumoured to be the next 'Doctor Who'

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Will Kris Marshall Take Over Peter Capaldi On Doctor Who?


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Reports are starting to emerge regarding the identity of the actor who is set to take over Peter Capaldi as the 13th Doctor in 'Doctor Who' later this year, with many news outlets naming him as Kris Marshall. Of course, not all DW fans are happy about it.

Kris Marshall at the 'Best Men' photocallKris Marshall at the 'Best Men' photocall

Despite whispers everywhere that the next Doctor would be female, it seems BBC producers are dead-set on sticking to the safe option by enlisting 44-year-old 'Death in Paradise' star Kris Marshall as the next incarnation of the flighty Time Lord. Plus, rumours also suggest that we'll get our first glimpse of the new actor at the end of this current series.

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'Doctor Who' Showrunner Steven Moffat Brushes Off Gay Assistant Backlash


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Doctor Who’ writer Steven Moffat has dismissed the controversy that greeted the recent news that the Timelord’s assistant will be a gay woman as “nonsense”, saying that the move was the “minimal level of representation” that TV should be making.

Cast newcomer Pearl Mackie, who is to play Bill Potts in the tenth series of the revived BBC sci-fi favourite later this month on April 15th, revealed earlier this week that her character will be the Doctor’s first openly gay companion.

However, addressing the backlash, the Guardian reports on Wednesday (April 5th) that he doesn’t understand “all the fuss” that was made after Mackie’s announcement.

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Peter Capaldi Defends 'Doctor Who' Showrunner Steven Moffat From Misogyny Claims


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As they both prepare to exit ‘Doctor Who’ at the end of the upcoming series in 2017, the show’s star Peter Capaldi has defended its chief writer and showrunner Steven Moffat from accusations of misogyny from some quarters.

Moffat’s tenure as the BBC show’s head is coming to an end soon, when he’ll be replaced by Chris Chibnall (of ‘Doctor Who’s sister show ‘Torchwood’ and ITV’s ‘Broadchurch’). However, while many fans have praised Moffat, some have accused him of misogyny and not including enough female characters or storylines around relevant issues.

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi defended his 'Doctor Who' colleague Steven Moffat

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The Next 'Doctor Who' Should Be A Woman, Says Billie Piper


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With the news that Peter Capaldi will be ending his role as the Time Lord at the end of the upcoming series of ‘Doctor Who’, one of the show’s former stars Billie Piper has called on the BBC to cast a woman in the lead role for the first time.

58 year old Capaldi has held down the role of the Twelfth Doctor since 2013, but he announced on Monday night (January 30th) that he would be making way for another star by the end of the year. He will appear in the forthcoming series in the spring, playing the Doctor for the final time in the 2017 Christmas special.

Billie PiperBillie Piper believes the vacant 'Doctor Who' role should go to a woman

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Peter Capaldi Is Moving On After The Next Series Of 'Doctor Who'


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It was going to happen sooner or later, but it still comes as a surprise that Peter Capaldi is set to leave 'Doctor Who' after three years following the completion of the upcoming series. The actor confesses that with the end of his contract approaching, he wants to move on to other projects.

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi is set to leave Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi made his first appearance on the show in the 2013 Christmas episode 'The Time of the Doctor'. He completed two seasons, with his third and final to be aired in the Spring this year. The new season will also mark Steven Moffat's final work on the series after seven years as the lead showrunner. 

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Top 10 Must-See Christmas Crackers


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Christmas telly is the best, and this year's no different. Instead of re-watching the old holiday movies you've seen numerous times, get stuck in to what the BBC and Sky have to offer over the festive period. From 'Bake Off' to 'Sherlock', you're sure to find something to glue you to the box.

Here are our top 10 Christmas must-see shows:

1. The Great Christmas Bake Off (Christmas Day and Boxing Day - 4.45pm on BBC1)

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BBC To Re-Create Lost 'Doctor Who' Episodes As Animations


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The BBC has announced it will be making an animation of a lost ‘Doctor Who’ story dating from 1966, to be released later this year on the 50th anniversary of their original air date.

‘The Power of the Daleks’ was a story with six episodes that dated from the fourth season of the BBC’s long-running sci-fi series, which featured Patrick Troughton as the Doctor. They were broadcast once in November 1966, but were lost during a purge of the master negatives in the BBC’s archives in 1974.

A handful of clips and stills were salvaged by ‘Doctor Who’ fans, but the complete visual recordings were lost.

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Cosplay - Doctor Who Festival at ExCeL London - London, United Kingdom - Friday 13th November 2015

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Doctor Who and Lego  Tardis
Doctor Who and Cosplay
Doctor Who and Cosplay
Doctor Who and Cosplay
Doctor Who and Cosplay

Cyberman and Kid In Cyberman Mask - Doctor Who World Tour - Red carpet event at St David's Hall in Cardiff, Wales - Arrivals - Cardiff, United Kingdom - Thursday 7th August 2014

Doctor Who, Cyberman and Kid In Cyberman Mask
Doctor Who and Cyberman
Doctor Who and Jenna Coleman
Doctor Who and Jenna Coleman
Doctor Who, Dalek and Tardis
Doctor Who and Cyberman

Kirsty - Mass wedding celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Kirsty was married today dressed in Doctor Who dress. - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 24th November 2013

Doctor Who and Kirsty
Doctor Who, Kirsty, Lee and Guests
Doctor Who and Kirsty
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Doctor Who and Guests
Doctor Who, Jenniffer Horn and Klehlyn Mccord

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

Doctor Who and Transformers

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

Doctor Who and English Civil War Roundhead Soldier
Doctor Who and English Civil War Roundhead Soldier
Doctor Who and Tardis
Doctor Who and Tardis
Doctor Who and Tardis
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