Doctor Who? More than 10 Actors You May Not Have Known Played the Doctor


  Doctor Who, the long running science fiction series from the BBC has had many actors play the part of the renegade Time Lord, known as the Doctor. Ask most fans, and they can tell you there have been 13 actors to play the role. And they would be right, for the most part.     What does that mean?   It means, yes there have been 12 lead actors in the series over its 50+ year history, and John Hurt played a never before seen incarnation, for the series’ 50th Anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor. But there have … Continue reading

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

Doctor Who Class

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

The Sixth Doctor Finally Gets His Last Adventure


After Doctor Who’s 23rd season,  it was announced Colin Baker would no longer play the Doctor, and Sylvester McCoy was cast, taking over the role in 1987 for the shows last 3 seasons.  Baker wasn’t offered a chance to film a final regeneration story. They did ask him to film a regeneration scene, which he turned down. For years, fans were left believing that it was the TARDIS crash, at the beginning of season 24’s Time and the Rani triggered the regeneration.  But now we will finally get to see the events that lead up to that fateful moment thanks … Continue reading

Meeting Each New Face of Doctor Who; Rating The New Doctors First Stories

My Doctor is in the Picture

  It was 8 months ago, when the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) brashly made his way into our lives, screaming about his kidneys. It was a brief glimpse of who we are about to properly meet in a week’s time.   For many fans, we have become accustomed to this change.  For some, it was the first time they’ve said goodbye to “their” Doctor, and now will meet this new man.  This new man who saunters in, taking the place of their hero. If you were one of the lucky ones to see Deep Breath already, somewhere along the Doctor Who … Continue reading

NYCC 2013 Day 4 – More Who, More Cosplay, More Friends, and More Fun.

  Sunday at Comic Con had always been a day where things were a little quieter in the past.   It was a good day to head out onto the floor, look for deals, maybe seek out a favorite artist and get to talk to them without being too rushed. This year, not so much.   The demand for tickets has been so high, that Sunday’s ticket has been a sell out too.   I always loved that Sunday been family day at NYCC,  to see so many young fans there, in costumes, brought a big smile to my face. I was … Continue reading