Should A Classic Doctor Who Companion Make a Return?

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  Over 50 years of Phone Box travel, the Doctor has had many companions who have come and gone over the years.  Some left the Doctor to settle down, others left the Doctor for adventures of their own, a few sadly had their adventure end in sacrifice and death. When the show returned ten years ago (Yes… Ten YEARS!), the producers made a very strong choice to not make too many direct connection to the original series, which went off the air in 1990.  There was no regeneration scene from the earlier Doctor (like there was for the ill-fated 1996 … Continue reading

Guess Who’s Back for Series 9. [XXX XXXXXX] Returns to Doctor Who! (Spoilers, duh)

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It’s still a long way until August, when the 9th series of Doctor Who returns to our screens, with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.  Of course there will be other familiar faces to pop up.  The Doctor and Clara are always bound to run into some old friends and enemies along the way. Now we don’t always report on spoilers like this.  We want to make sure if you don’t want to know ahead of time that that you have plenty of time to stop reading. And just to be extra safe here’s a picture of a kitten in a … Continue reading

This Semester’s Schedule: English, Math, and Doctor Who

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Make room in your class schedule for a little time travel.  Aquinas College, in Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK is offering a class this spring in our favorite Time Lord, Doctor Who. Part of the school’s Adult Education program, the class will run 11 weeks, meeting once a week.  The class will cover all 51 years of the program’s illustrious history, from the it’s conception by Sydney Newman and Verity Lambert right up though the present day series, starring Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, and produced by Steven Moffat. Here’s the class description from the school’s website: Have you ever thought … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes of that Doctor Who Proposal!

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A few days ago, we told you about the time Christopher Eccelston, played the Doctor to help a man propose to his girlfriend. Well, we did some asking around, and got to talk briefly with Mary, who was the lucky young woman in the video.  Mary, who is from Ohio, told us how The Doctor made it possible for her to get engaged to her boyfriend, Neal while visiting New York City last year.     “My Mom, sister and I had taken a weekend trip to NYC to visit my brother and sister-in-law who live there. ” Mary told … Continue reading

UNIT:Extinction Announced by Big Finish, starring Jenna Redgrave as Kate Stewart

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  Big Finish, the production company producing original audio dramas based on the classic 20th century version of Doctor Who, starring all the surviving original cast members, since 1999 has just gotten their first license from the BBC to produce audios set in the New Series.  Just not featuring any of the new series Doctors. Big Finish is delighted to announce that Kate Stewart and her UNIT team from the Doctor Who TV series will be starring in a brand new series of audio dramas, in a licensing deal with BBC Worldwide.   Big Finish will be producing 4 Four … Continue reading