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Lindsay Duncan To Play Doctor Who Assistant

Rome actress Lindsay Duncan is to guest star as Doctor Who's assistant in one of the upcoming BBC specials, it has been announced.Duncan, 58, is to play Adelaide, reportedly the Time Lord's most intelligent and...

By on 19 February 2009

Tennant's Hamlet Return Wins Event Of The Year

David Tennant's return to the London stage after back surgery has been named the theatre event of the year.The Doctor Who actor was forced to withdraw from the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) production of Hamlet...

By on 16 February 2009

Tennant Shines At Critics' Circle Theatre Awards

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has received a best Shakespearean performance honour for his turn as Hamlet at the prestigious Critics' Circle Theatre Awards. The actor was forced to axe his West End run in the...

Bionic Woman To Join Doctor Who

Former THE BIONIC WOMAN star MICHELLE RYAN has landed another sci-fi role - she is to appear in an episode of iconic British TV show DOCTOR WHO. The actress, who lost her role in the...

Ryan To Make Doctor Who Cameo

Michelle Ryan and Lee Evans are to guest star in a Doctor Who Easter special.Ryan, the former Eastenders star, will appear as Lady Christina de Souza who joins the Doctor on a trip which takes...

By on 23 January 2009

Allen In Lead For Dr Who Role?

Pop star LILY ALLEN has been linked to a starring role in iconic British sci-fi series DR WHO. The British singer was namechecked as one of the possible stars BBC bosses are considering to play...

Tennant Returns To The Stage

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT made a triumphant return to the London stage for the final week of HAMLET performances after a back injury forced him to pull out of the West End play. The...

Smith Named As New Doctor Who

A relatively unknown British actor has been named as the successor to DAVID TENNANT's DOCTOR WHO role. Matt Smith landed the biggest part on U.K. television as the time traveller after Tennant announced he was...

Young Actor Matt Smith Unveiled As New Doctor Who

Young British actor Matt Smith has been confirmed as the next man to play Doctor Who.David Tennant, currently recovering from back surgery, confirmed in October he would step down from the popular BBC1 show after...

By on 03 January 2009

New Doctor Who To Be Announced Today

The next inhabitant of the Tardis and David Tennant's replacement as Doctor Who will be announced this afternoon.Tennant, currently recovering from back surgery, confirmed in October he would step down from the popular BBC1 show...

By on 03 January 2009

Wallace And Gromit 'Most Watched On Christmas Day'

Overnight figures suggest the new episode of Wallace and Gromit screened on BBC1 was the most-watched programme on Christmas Day.A Matter Of Loaf and Death had a peak audience figure of 15.88 million people, a...

By on 26 December 2008

Return To Hamlet Is 'Possibility' For Tennant

David Tennant could return to the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) production of Hamlet before the end of its London run, a statement has revealed.The Doctor Who star had an operation on a slipped disc earlier...

By on 22 December 2008

Tennant Eyes Dr Who Musical

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT is keen for the cult TV show to be turned into a musical - because he loves "a song and a dance." The Scottish actor is adamant the sci-fi programme...

Tennant Will Return To The Stage In January

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT will return to the London stage in January (08) after a back injury forced him to pull out of a West End play. The Scottish actor scrapped his run in...

David Tennant 'Will Be Fit' For Final Doctor Who Specials

Despite having back surgery earlier this month, David Tennant is expected to be fit to resume filming a Doctor Who special in January.An "ongoing back injury" forced Tennant to withdraw from the Royal Shakespeare Company's...

By on 19 December 2008

Tennant Recovering After Back Surgery

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has taken his first steps on the road to recovery after enduring surgery for a slipped disc. The Scottish actor endured a procedure to correct the injury on Thursday (11Dec08)...

Tennant Ruled Out Of Hamlet Until 2009

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has withdrawn from all performances of HAMLET until next year (09) after scheduling surgery for a slipped disc. The actor was said to be devastated after pulling out of live...

Tennant 'Gutted' About Missing Hamlet

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT is "gutted" he has been forced to pull out of another scheduled performance of HAMLET due to an ongoing back injury. The 37-year-old had to scrap his Monday (08Dec08) night...

Tennant Pulls Out Of Second Hamlet Show After Back Injury

An "ongoing back injury" has forced David Tennant to withdraw from a second performance of Hamlet, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is currently playing the Dane for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RCS) at...

By on 09 December 2008

Tennant Temporarily Out Of Hamlet After Back Injury

An "ongoing back injury" forced David Tennant to withdraw from a performance of Hamlet on Monday night, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is currently playing the Dane for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RCS)...

By on 09 December 2008

Injury Forces Tennant Out Of Hamlet

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has been forced to pull out of a scheduled performance of HAMLET due to an ongoing back injury. The 37-year-old is currently starring in the Shakespearean play alongside former Star...

Barrowman Apologises For On-air Exposure

DOCTOR WHO star JOHN BARROWMAN has been forced to apologise after exposing himself during a live radio show and webcast. The openly gay star was making an appearance on a BBC Radio 1 show on...

Obe For Doctor Who Head Honcho Russell T Davies

Russell T Davies, the man behind the primetime resurrection of Doctor Who, has received an OBE from the Prince of Wales today.The Welsh writer accepted the honour at Buckingham Palace in recognition of his services...

By on 28 November 2008

Bbc Music Chief Hints At Top Of The Pops Return

Top of the Pops could make a return to the screen, according to the BBC's head of music entertainment.Bands such as the Ting Tings and Kaiser Chiefs, as well as culture secretary Andy Burnham have...

By on 17 November 2008

Dixon Claims Louis Walsh Voted Tactically On X Factor

Alesha Dixon has weighed into the row over X Factor voting, claiming judge Louis Walsh was mistaken sending Laura White home.Laura, 21, left the ITV1 talent show on Saturday after judges opted to save Spanish...

By on 13 November 2008

Mckellen And Stewart To Wait For Godot In 2009

Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will spend 2009 failing again and failing better in a new production of Waiting for Godot.The esteemed British actors, who appeared together in the X-Men films, will tour the...

By on 31 October 2008

Bbc Is Big Winner As Tennant Leaves The Tardis At Ntas

The BBC was the major winner at the National Television Awards (NTAs) as the search began for a new Doctor Who.David Tennant took the outstanding dramatic performance award and announced his intention to leave the...

By on 30 October 2008

David Tennant To Quit As Doctor Who After 2009 Specials

David Tennant has announced he is to step down as Doctor Who, after the filming of four special episodes next year.The Scottish actor made the announcement after claiming the outstanding drama performance prize at the...

By on 30 October 2008

Tennant Steps Down As Doctor Who

Actor DAVID TENNANT will quit his role as DOCTOR WHO next year (09). The star has decided to step down as the Time Lord after filming wraps on four TV specials of the cult sci-fi...

Doctor Who And Assistant Set For Tv Awards Clash

Doctor Who actor David Tennant and his co-star Catherine Tate will face off for a major accolade at the National Television awards (NTAs) later.The Time Lord and his sidekick are both nominated for the outstanding...

By on 29 October 2008

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