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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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Fascinating Fact 5308

12th May 2008

PUSHING DAISIES actress ANNA FRIEL and DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT have been named TV's sexiest characters in a new poll, carried out by TV channel Hallmark....

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Strictly Come Dancing Star Gethin Jones To Host 5 Live Show

22nd April 2008

Strictly Come Dancing star Gethin Jones is to host his own radio show once his contract with Blue Peter ends, it has been announced.The Welsh presenter said earlier this month that he is to leave...

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Strictly Come Dancing Star Gethin To Host 5 Live Show

22nd April 2008

Strictly Come Dancing star Gethin is to host his own radio show once his contract with Blue Peter ends, it has been announced.The Welsh presenter confirmed earlier this month that he is to leave the...

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Bbc Win Dalek Book Battle

17th April 2008

The BBC has won a legal battle against a company which claimed it owned the book copyright to DOCTOR WHO villains the Daleks. Paul Fishman, whose father knew the iconic characters' creator Terry Nation, told...

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Bbc Cleared Of Infringing Copyright Rules With Dalek Book

16th April 2008

A BBC book about the Doctor Who characters the Daleks has been cleared of infringing copyright laws.Publishers JHP, who published four books with Dalek creator Terry Nation in the 1960s, brought the legal case against...

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Ofcom Rejects Catherine Tate Christmas Show Complaints

14th April 2008

TV regulator Ofcom has rejected complaints regarding the Christmas special of the Catherine Tate show.The controversial episode was broadcast on BBC1on Christmas Day last year and featured Tate's Nan character meeting with an Irish family...

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Tennant 'Almost Died' After Op

12th April 2008

DOCTOR WHO actor DAVID TENNANT was almost exterminated in real life - after a deadly bout of appendicitis. The British actor needed emergency surgery on a burst appendix - and almost died after the operation....

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Iplayer Success Sparks Row Between Bbc And Isps

9th April 2008

The popularity of the BBC's iPlayer service has led to a row between the corporation and internet service providers (ISPs).The online programme allows viewers to watch BBC shows on the web for a full seven...

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Fourth Series Of Doctor Who Attracts 8.4m Viewers

7th April 2008

The return of Doctor Who to Saturday night television has proved a ratings success for the BBC.Some 8.4 million viewers tuned in to the BBC1 show at the weekend with the Time Lord's adventures in...

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Dr Who Fourth Series Actors Revealed, Tate At Doctor's Side

2nd April 2008

Actors with guest appearances in the fourth series of Doctor Who have been revealed today, including Coronation Street actress Sarah Lancashire.The former Clocking Off star appears as businesswoman Miss Foster in the first episode of...

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Dr Who Fourth Series Actors Revealed, Tait At Doctor's Side

2nd April 2008

Actors with guest appearances in the fourth series of Doctor Who have been revealed today, including Coronation Street actress Sarah Lancashire.The former Clocking Off star appears as businesswoman Miss Foster in the first episode of...

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Russell T Davies: Doctor Who Could Run For 20 Years

12th March 2008

Russell T Davies, the man behind the revival of Doctor Who, believes the show could run for another 20 years.After years away from British screens, the Time Lord made a triumphant return in 2005, with...

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The Things They Say 7468

2nd March 2008

"I love the way people go, 'When you know, you know.' It's so true. You just do. You just go, 'Wow, yeah! Yes please, and thank you.' And it's the best. I'm really lucky." Actor...

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Police Considering Claims Britney Spears Was Drugged

28th February 2008

Los Angeles police have confirmed they are addressing allegations that Britney Spears may have been drugged.The singer's mother Lynne claimed in recent court papers that Britney's manager and confidante Sam Lufti had been medicating her,...

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Fascinating Fact 4889

22nd February 2008

DOCTOR WHO star BILLIE PIPER and actor husband LAURENCE FOX have gone under the tattooist's needle to celebrate their December (07) marriage name. Piper has 'Mr Fox 31.12.07' (the date of their wedding) on her...

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Nighy Eyes Doctor Who Role

19th February 2008

Hollywood actor BILL NIGHY is a big fan of hit British TV series DOCTOR WHO - and would jump at the chance to play the lead role. The Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End...

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Leona Lewis And Take That Up For Brits Single Award

18th February 2008

Leona Lewis and reformed boyband Take That are on the shortlist for the British single of the year prize at this Wednesday's Brit awards.An initial list of ten candidates has been whittled down to five...

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Court Restrains Spears' Manager

6th February 2008

A restraining order has been issued against Britney Spears' manager Sam Lufti after allegations that he drugged the singer.Britney's mother Lynne submitted a six-page declaration to the Los Angeles superior court to request the 33-year-old...

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Barrowman Praises Tennant For Reviving Dr Who

29th January 2008

Actor JOHN BARROWMAN is pleased his former co-star CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON is no longer part of the DOCTOR WHO cast - because his replacement DAVID TENNANT is a "happier" presence on set. Barrowman was recruited in...

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