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Doctor Who Voted Top Tv Sci-fi Theme

British TV show DOCTOR WHO has topped a new poll to find the best sci-fi TV theme tune. The cult programme's famous theme beat out the signature tunes of The X-Files and Star Trek in an...

Doctor Who Theme Tops Science-fiction Poll

The opening music to Doctor Who has been voted the best science-fiction television theme tune in an online poll.The theme to the much-loved BBC series finished ahead of Red Dwarf, The X-Files and Buffy the...

By on 20 April 2009

Britain's Got Talent Beats Doctor Who In Saturday Ratings

The new series of Britain's Got Talent beat the latest Doctor Who special episode in the TV ratings last night.The ITV talent show drew some 11 million viewers on Easter Saturday, while David Tennant and...

By on 12 April 2009

Branagh Honoured At Bpg Awards

British thespian KENNETH BRANAGH has been honoured at the U.K.'s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards (BPG) - beating DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT to take the coveted Best Actor prize. The star was handed the trophy for...

Ross Bounces Back From Controversy With Bafta Mod

Television presenter Jonathan Ross has been nominated for a Bafta for his chatshow, less than six months after receiving a three-month suspension.Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is up against Harry Hill's TV Burp, Stephen Fry...

By on 24 March 2009

Comic Relief Stars Looking To Beat Record £40m Haul

England footballers, Doctor Who's David Tennant and Oasis are among stars aiming to help Comic Relief raise more than £40 million on Friday.Members of the England team including David Beckham and Frank Lampard took part...

Comic Relief Stars Looking To Beat Record £40m Haul

England footballers, Doctor Who's David Tennant and Oasis are among stars aiming to help Comic Relief raise more than £40 million on Friday.Members of the England team including David Beckham and Frank Lampard took part...

By on 13 March 2009

Clarke Cancels Theatre Debut

DOCTOR WHO star NOEL CLARKE called off the premiere of his first play at a recent U.K. theatre festival so he wouldn't steal the spotlight away from other emerging writers. The actor-turned-screenwriter was due to debut...

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...

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