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The Plot of Jodie Whittaker’s New Miniseries Reads as A+ Trolling - Let us dream.

In case it’s somehow escaped your notice, we are mighty excited for Jodie Whittaker to lead the next season of <i>Doctor Who</i>. Of course, not everyone is …

John Barrowman dressed in a sparkly Tardis tutu to honour new Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker

It's safe to say that the Thirteenth Doctor and Captain Jack Harkness have gotten off to a very strange start.You see, Doctor Who and Torchwood star …

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Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker will earn the same as Peter Capaldi, BBC confirms

As the debate over the salaries the BBC pays to its talent continues to rumble, the director general of the corporation, Tony Hall, has been …

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John Hurt memorial: Stephen Fry, Toby Jones and Shia LaBeouf pay tribute

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The BBC Has Responded To Complaints About The First Female Doctor In "Doctor Who"

"She is destined to be an utterly iconic Doctor."<p>Posted on July 19, 2017, 13:59 GMT<p>On Sunday it was announced that Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to play the role of the Doctor in <i>Doctor Who</i>, following Peter Capaldi's departure at Christmas.<p>In an interview with the BBC following the …

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And experts have waded in on whether Doctor Who should be northern

She will be starring as a planet-hopping time-traveller but in real life Jodie Whittaker is a bit more down to Earth.<p>That’s according a Skelmanthorpe …

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First female Doctor Jodie Whittaker shuns the limelight and puts family first after secret heartache

WHEN Jodie Whittaker was 15 years old a careers adviser told her that her dream of being an actress was “a stupid idea”.<p>No wonder that yesterday, as …

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Jodie Whittaker will play a doctor on TV screens sooner than you think

Even alien life-forms on far-flung planets from Thraxis to Mahtosttu Major must surely know that Jodie Whittaker has been cast in Doctor Who by now, …

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A brief history of Doctor Who actors on stage

With the news that Jodie Whittaker has been named the next actor to take on the role of the Doctor (and the first woman to do so), we've delved into …

New Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker is spotted out in London

The Broadchurch actress, 35, was all smiles as she wandered through London with her husband, American actor Christian Contreras, and their little …

Jodie Whittaker and the other sci-fi women breaking the glass ceiling

<b>It looks like Jodie Whittaker was prepared for the criticism that she might get as the first female Doctor.</b><p>"I want to tell the fans not to be scared of my gender," she said. "This is a really exciting time."<p>It <i>is</i> an exciting time and not just for Jodie - female leads have been cropping up with …

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OPINION: Colin Baker - Stop all the moaning, Wimbledon is ace

I read a letter in a newspaper this week complaining bitterly about the tennis at Wimbledon hijacking the broadcast schedule for two whole …

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7th Doctor Sylvester McCoy on the Importance of Old Superheroes — GeekMom

Back in 2009, when <i>Doctor Who</i> star Sylvester McCoy heard that Matt Smith was cast as the 11th Doctor, he was concerned by Smith’s age.<p>“I thought, …

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Matt Smith undergoes drastic transformation as he films passionate lip-locking scene for Robert Mapplethorpe biopic in New York

In 2016, it was confirmed that he was set to play the acclaimed photographer for a new biopic.<p>And now Matt Smith, 34, has taken to the part with …

Doctor Who EP Brian Minchin Joins Sherlock Producer Hartswood Films | Deadline

Beryl and Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films has hired <i>Doctor Who</i> executive producer Brian Minchin as Head of Drama development at its Cardiff, Wales …

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David Tennant to narrate Cressida Cowell's 'Wizards of Once'

<i>How to Train Your Dragon</i> author Cressida Cowell has a new series in the works called <i>The Wizards of Once</i>, with <i>Doctor Who’s</i> David Tennant narrating.<p>The</i> …

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What Doctor Who companion Bill Potts teaches viewers about foster care

The new character has the potential to shine a light on a group of children that people might not otherwise consider<p>Fans of Doctor Who started to learn about the Time Lord’s new companion a year before her first appearance. In that time, we learned quite a bit about Bill Potts, played by Pearl …

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Christopher Eccleston: All areas of the arts are becoming ivory towers

Christopher Eccleston believes that he is part of a disappearing breed of working class actors.<p>“People like myself, Sean Bean, Maxine Peake – there’s …

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Sylvester McCoy on his arrival in Strangeness in Space!

Brian Blessed reads weather report and insults Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain

Brian Blessed – walking sonic boom and famed Flash Gordon meme – shook the nation awake today on Good Morning Britain.<p>The breakfast show started with …

Karen Gillan kicks serious ass in first Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle trailer

The first trailer for the Jumanji semi-reboot is here, plugging us right into the film's video game setting.Yes, as many fans theorised months in …

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There's another chance to have David Tennant read you a bedtime story tonight

Fancy slipping into a slumber to the soothing, Scottish strains of David Tennant?<p>Then you’re in luck, because CBeebies are repeating an old favourite …

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Russell T Davies’ Cucumber is getting a US remake

Russell T. Davies is no stranger to having his work remade in the US, with his groundbreaking series <i>Queer As Folk</i> running for five seasons in its …

Verities Doing Stuff: Mother of Invention

<i>Welcome to our new blog category: we all have so many projects on the go that may or may not intersect with our Verity lives (cough, hockey podcasts,</i> …

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Fancy joining Boycie on set of new movie?

Mr Challis, who lives near Ludlow, will be filming in the tiny hamlet of Neenton, between Bridgnorth and the market town Ludlow.<p>And locals who want …

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss reunite the Sherlock team for a remake of Dracula

The Sherlock team are reuniting on a new version of the classic horror story Dracula, RadioTimes.com can confirm.<p>Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are …

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David Tennant and John Barrowman had a Doctor Who reunion and the photos could not be better

Former Doctor Who stars David Tennant and John Barrowman stopped by Awesome Con – Washington DC’s version of Comic Con – last weekend, and some …

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Lily James teases future engagement to Matt Smith

Lily James has insisted she's not engaged to Matt Smith \"yet,\" causing speculation that the pair might tie the knot in the future.

John Barrowman To Mix Sci-Fi, Supernatural And Celtic Mythology In Cursed

Legendary Comics today announced during its Awesome Con panel that actor <b>John Barrowman</b> (<i>Doctor Who</i>, <i>Torchwood</i>, <i>Arrow</i>) has teamed with his sister and …

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