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Doctor Who Chief Wants History Boys Star To Play Time Lord

16th September 2008

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...

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

16th September 2008

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...

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

12th September 2008

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,...

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Zeta-jones To Star In Dr Who?

12th September 2008

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...

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Billie Piper Would 'Love To Star Alongside Will Ferrell'

12th September 2008

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...

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Douglas To Play Liberace?

11th September 2008

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...

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Rsc Looks To Raise £1m To Renovate Main Theatre

31st August 2008

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...

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Rsc Looks To Raise £1m To Renovate Main Theatre

31st August 2008

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...

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Spielberg 'Still Directing Tintin', Despite Rumours

27th August 2008

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...

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Dramatic Storyline Planned For New Torchwood Series

27th August 2008

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...

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Dr Who Heading To The Big Screen?

24th August 2008

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...

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Rsc Puts Doctor Who Signing Ban On David Tennant Fans

25th July 2008

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...

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Pegg Not Interested In Doctor Who

25th July 2008

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...

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Star Trek Merchandise Banned From Stewart Play

25th July 2008

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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Moffat Denies Spielberg Snub

22nd July 2008

LATEST: Screenwriter STEVEN MOFFAT has denied he rejected an offer to work with legendary director STEVEN SPIELBERG for a stint on British TV show DR WHO. It has been reported Moffat turned down a $2...

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Hollywood Writer Snubs Spielberg For Dr Who

21st July 2008

Hollywood screenwriter STEVEN MOFFAT has turned down a multi-million dollar contract with legendary director STEVEN SPIELBERG - to work on British TV show DR WHO. Moffat was offered a $2 million (GBP1 million) contract by...

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Angelina Jolie's Twins Are "So Cute", Says Doctor

17th July 2008

Angelina Jolie's new children Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline are "so cute", according to the doctor who delivered them.The twins were born at the Lenval hospital in Nice, France, on Saturday with Jolie's partner Brad...

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Gavin And Stacey Team Named In Media Power List

14th July 2008

James Corden and Ruth Jones, the writers and stars of Gavin and Stacey, have been named in a list of the most powerful movers and shakers in the British media.The award-winning pair finished 25th in...

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The Things They Say 8833

8th July 2008

"AMY WINEHOUSE would be a great Doctor." DOCTOR WHO creator RUSSELL T. DAVIES hopes the troubled singer will consider a career in television....

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David Tennant Remains As Doctor Who

7th July 2008

Millions of Doctor Who fans tuned in to last night's finale, the BBC has said, although there is still no confirmation David Tennant will return for the fifth series.The penultimate episode saw the Time Lord,...

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New Female Ex-cons Drama Set For Bbc

30th June 2008

A new drama about four female ex-cons starring Alex Kingston is set to begin filming this summer before hitting screens next year.Kingston, best known for her roles in Doctor Who, ER and Moll Flanders, will...

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Blue Peter Garden 'Should Be Saved For The Nation'

30th June 2008

English Heritage says the Blue Peter garden and other parts of the BBC's White City complex in London should be given protection under planning laws.The charity is calling on the government to grant grade two...

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Media Doctor's Fitness To Practice 'Impaired'

20th June 2008

A doctor who appeared on a number of television and radio programmes impaired his fitness to practice by plagiarising others' work, it has been ruled.The General Medical Council (GMC) decided that Dr Raj Persaud had...

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Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

14th June 2008

Television celebrities Des O'Connor, Victoria Wood and Paul O'Grady have all been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.O'Connor, 76, has been awarded a CBE for his services to the entertainment industry after a career...

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Piper Bans Husband From Watching Dr Who

28th May 2008

DOCTOR WHO star BILLIE PIPER has banned her actor husband LAURENCE FOX from watching the hit British TV show - because she can't stand seeing herself onscreen. The 25-year-old actress left the sci-fi series in...

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Fascinating Fact 5344

21st May 2008

DR WHO writer RUSSELL T DAVIES has stepped down from his role as executive producer on the legendary British Sci-fi show. He will remain in charge of the BBC series until 2009....

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21 Million Iplayer Requests In April, Bbc Reveals

21st May 2008

The BBC's iPlayer service was inundated by some 21 million requests for downloads and streams of the broadcaster's shows in April, it has been revealed.The statistics, announced by the BBC's director of future media and...

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Russell T Davies To Leave Doctor Who

20th May 2008

Russell T Davies is to step down as executive producer of the BBC hit show Doctor Who.Davies brought the cult show back on to British television in 2005, breathing new life into the character and...

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Collins Falls For 'Charming' Dr Who Tennant

16th May 2008

Movie icon JOAN COLLINS has hinted she may be interested in a cameo role on legendary British sci-fi series DOCTOR WHO - after she fell for the charms of the show's star DAVID TENNANT. The...

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Knitting Fan's Dr Who Creations Incur Wrath Of Beeb

14th May 2008

A knitting enthusiast has sparked a row with the BBC after posting patterns on her website showing fans how to make Dr Who monsters.The BBC sent the woman, who goes by the screen name of...

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