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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

Billie Piper Gives Birth To First Child Winston

Actress Billie Piper has delivered her first child - a boy named Winston - by emergency caesarean.The former Doctor Who star, 26, gave birth at the private Portland hospital in London, having only been in...

By on 21 October 2008

Prince Charles Snubs Dr Who Cameo

British royal PRINCE CHARLES turned down the chance to star in iconic sci-fi show DR WHO, according to the show's executive producer RUSSELL T DAVIES. The Prince of Wales was invited to appear in the...

Doctor Who And Assistant Battle For National Tv Awards

The Time Lord and his sidekick are both in the running for major accolades at the National Television awards (NTAs), it has been announced.Doctor Who star David Tennant and his co-star Catherine Tate are both...

By on 13 October 2008

David Tennant 'Could Stay As Doctor Who Until 2011'

David Tennant may extend his Doctor Who contract until 2011, according to tabloid reports.The Scottish actor was thought to likely to step away from the Tardis after filming specials next year, but the News of...

By on 12 October 2008

Tennant Praised For Love's Labour's Lost Turn

David Tennant has earned rave reviews for his comedic turn in a new production of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost.The Doctor Who star plays Berowne in the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) Stratford-upon-Avon production and has been...

By on 09 October 2008

Free Theatre Tickets For Young Adults In New Initiative

A new government-funded scheme will offer free tickets to young adults for shows at up to 95 publicly-funded theatres, it has been announced.Eighteen- to 26-year-olds will be able to take advantage of free tickets -...

By on 23 September 2008

History Boys Star To Be New Dr Who?

HISTORY BOYS actor RUSSELL TOVEY has been tipped to replace DAVID TENNANT as DOCTOR WHO. In a series of emails written last year (07), the show's writer Russell T. Davies proclaimed that the actor would...

Rowling's Dr Who Cameo Scrapped For Tennant

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT reportedly cost HARRY POTTER author J.K. ROWLING a cameo role in the hit show - as producers scrapped the idea to keep him happy. The famed novelist was due to...

Doctor Who Chief Wants History Boys Star To Play Time Lord

Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies has suggested that rising British actor Russell Tovey would be a suitable replacement for David Tennant.Tovey, 26, made his breakthrough as Rudge in Alan Bennett's The History Boys, starring...

By on 16 September 2008

Doctor Who Star To Practice Law & Order: UK For Itv1

Doctor Who actress Freema Agyeman is among the stars of Law & Order: UK, a new ITV1 series based on the hit US show.Commencing production this month, the 13-part drama is based on the long-running...

By on 16 September 2008

David Tennant's Hamlet Sells Out In Less Than Three Hours

Tickets to see Doctor Who star David Tennant as Hamlet have sold out in less than three hours, according to the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).Some 270 people camped outside London's Novello Theatre to purchase tickets,...

By on 12 September 2008

Zeta-jones To Star In Dr Who?

Welsh actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES has been tipped to star in a movie version of cult sci-fi series DOCTOR WHO - by the man credited with reviving the show. Writer Russell T Davies brought the British...

Billie Piper Would 'Love To Star Alongside Will Ferrell'

DOCTOR WHO actress BILLIE PIPER has revealed that she would like to star alongside comic actor WILL FERRELL in a movie.In an interview with Bang Media International, the star said that she would like to...

By on 12 September 2008

Douglas To Play Liberace?

Hollywood actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS has reportedly being lined up to play the flamboyant pianist Liberace in a film biopic.According to movie publication Empire magazine, the actor, whose previous roles include BASIC INSTINCT and THE WONDER...

By on 11 September 2008

Rsc Looks To Raise £1m To Renovate Main Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is looking to raise 1 million in order to fund the rebuilding of its main theatre in Stratford-upon-AvonLast April, the RSC staged its last play at its main theatre before...

Rsc Looks To Raise £1m To Renovate Main Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is looking to raise 1 million in order to fund the rebuilding of its main theatre in Stratford-upon-AvonLast April, the RSC staged its last play at its main theatre before...

By on 31 August 2008

Spielberg 'Still Directing Tintin', Despite Rumours

Steven Spielberg is still attached to direct the first film in a forthcoming Tintin trilogy, his representatives have confirmed.Herge Studios, the Belgian production company which owns the rights to the famed comic strip character, had...

By on 27 August 2008

Dramatic Storyline Planned For New Torchwood Series

The new series of Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood will follow one action-packed adventure throughout its run, the BBC has revealed.Torchwood: Children of Earth will see Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) and team battling to save...

By on 27 August 2008

Dr Who Heading To The Big Screen?

Cult British sci-fi series DOCTOR WHO is heading back to cinemas for the first time in more than 40 years, according to a writer on the hit show. Steven Moffat, who pens the scripts for...

Rsc Puts Doctor Who Signing Ban On David Tennant Fans

Fans of David Tennant will be banned from having Doctor Who merchandise signed when the actor plays Hamlet for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).The Scottish star is to play the Dane in the RSC production...

By on 25 July 2008

Pegg Not Interested In Doctor Who

SIMON PEGG has no interest in taking on the title role in cult sci-fi show DOCTOR WHO - because he is having too much fun acting in Hollywood films. The star, who once played a...

Star Trek Merchandise Banned From Stewart Play

STAR TREK and DOCTOR WHO fans have been banned from asking PATRICK STEWART and DAVID TENNANT to autograph sci-fi merchandise while they star in a British production of HAMLET. Stewart and Tennant - currently performing...

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