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

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  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

Hello Sweetie. Welcome to Big Finish

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River Song’s Diary to be produced by Big Finish Productions Spoilers, Sweeties! Big Finish Productions, the company that has produced original Doctor Who audio productions since 1999, featuring all the living Doctors, and almost every surviving companion announced today they’ve negotiated with the BBC, and they will introduce characters and stories that debuted in the 50-year-old sci-fi series 21st century revival, including The Diary of River Song (which will star Alex Kingston), joining the UNIT series which will début this November that will star Jenna Redgrave as Kate Stewart. David Richardson, Big Finish’s Executive Producer, and director/writer Ken Bentley highlighted … 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

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

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  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

More Doctor Who Online Content Coming

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  Showrunner Steven Moffat, in an interview with SFX magazine, that their will be more online episodes like Pond Life, and Night of the Doctor. Moffat admitted he was not particularly a fan of the direct to internet and the BBC iPlayer content, but has since come to see the value of the short.  Explaining, he said,  “they’d give me some money to do an online thing and I’d say right, what crew do we already have, what actors do we already have, what set do we already have? So we’d spend no money on it at all, whack it … Continue reading