Pearl Mackie’s “Bill” becomes Doctor Who’s first openly gay companion

When Doctor Who returns to BBC One on April 15, the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) will meet a new friend, Bill Potts. Now, Pearl Mackie, the actress who plays Bill, has confirmed that her character is openly gay, saying that “…representation is important, especially on a mainstream show“. It shouldn’t be a big deal in the 21st Century,” she […]

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Mr. Bean bests Alan Cumming on ‘Blind Date’ with Cilla Black

It’s really hard to believe but in 2015, we celebrate Mr. Bean’s 25th birthday. Looking back over the last quarter century, one can’t help but think of endless classic Bean moments from the series. Whether its seeing him tool around town in his iconic yellow-Mini, his difficulty in ‘dressing a turkey’, or his memorable take on the Christmas nativity […]

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The ultimate DIY: How to build your own Cybermen

The Cybermen have had more upgrades than the iPhone. While the Daleks will forever go down in history as the most iconic and scariest challenge to the Doctor, the Cybermen will, undoubtedly, be the more interesting and most misunderstood. Created by Dr. Kit Pedler, the unofficial scientific advisor to Doctor Who, and Gerry Davis, former Doctor Who script editor, the Cybermen made their first appearance in William Hartnell’s final story, “The Tenth Planet”, in 1966.

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A Hitchhikers Guide to the Daleks

Now that we finally know the true identity of Missy, we turn our attention to the Daleks. Do we really know who they are?   To the casual observer, little is known about the mutated remains of the Kaled people of the planet Skaro. They travel around in tank-like mechanical casings and are a race […]

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Doctor Who to debut in cinemas around the world Aug 23

The beginning of the Peter Capaldi era as the Twelfth Doctor just got a bit more awesome with the announcement that series 8 opening episode on 23 August is scheduled not just on a TV screen near you, but will air in approximately 1500 cinemas around the globe. Following the success of the Doctor Who […]

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New 'Doctor Who' trailer introduced during World Cup finale

Short of premiering an overpriced spot during the Super Bowl, the next best thing, bar none, is to premiere an overdue, long-awaited trailer for the longest running science-fiction series in the history of television during the finale of the Fifa World Cup telecast. This year’s finale between Germany and Argentina didn’t escape notice with the […]

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"I see into your soul, Doctor" says a familiar voice

We’re a mere 48 days away from the beginning of the Peter Capaldi era at the helm of the TARDIS. Even though we are now well under two months from the 23 August premiere, sadly, it will seem like an eternity, especially with every day going by having a new teaser trailer introduced to suck […]

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Move aside Daleks; New Doctor Who villian sees Keeley Hawes as….a banker!

The greatness of Keeley Hawes (Spooks, Ashes to Ashes, Upstairs Downstairs, Line of Duty) will play Ms Delphox, a powerful out-of-this-world character with a dark secret. Travelling across space and time the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman), will come face to face with the mysterious Ms Delphox when they […]

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'The Time of the Doctor' video trailer – thank you Santa!

It’s hard to believe that the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who has only been in our rear-view mirror for less than three weeks. It was a great time to be a fan of The Doctor as there seemed to be something new and/or classic on the tube virtually every day. There has been a bit […]

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