Deborah Watling, companion to Patrick Troughton’s Doctor, dies at age 69

Following a short battle with cancer, Deborah Watling, the actress best known for her role as companion Victoria Waterfield, appearing opposite Patrick Troughton’s second Doctor in 40 episodes of Doctor Who from 1967-68, has died at the age of 69. The actress is the daughter of actress Patricia Hicks and actor Jack Watling, who also […]

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Jodie Whittaker takes the keys to the TARDIS as 13th Doctor

Moments after Roger Federer defeated Croatia’s Marin Čilić at Wimbledon in three straight sets to win the Wimbledon Mens Finals, and after 54 years, the BBC announced The Doctor is finally a woman.  Despite the Time Lord’s being able to regenerate as women, as demonstrated when Michelle Gomez became The Master/Missy, the traveling Time Lord at the […]

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13th Doctor to be unveiled Sunday following Wimbledon Men’s Final

With Death in Paradise‘s Kris Marshall the odds on favorite to replace the now-departed Peter Capaldi, we are less than 48 hours away from knowing the identity of the 13th Doctor. The official announcement is set to be made at the conclusion of the BBC1’s coverage of the Wimbledon Men’s Final that is scheduled to wrap […]

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There’s nothing better than a Cyberman on a trampoline

With series 10 of Doctor Who now in the books and series 11, complete with a new Doctor, currently only a vision in new showrunner Chris Chibnall’s eyes at this point, we’re going to need a few things over the next few months to pass the time until the 2017 Christmas episode. Moments after the series 10 cliff-hanger finale, […]

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Sitting down with the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison

The TARDIS landed last month in North Texas for WhoFestDFW4. Inside the fictional time machine and spacecraft we caught up with Peter Davison, the Fifth Doctor, for a brief chat before the convention began. Davison, who took the keys to the blue box from 1981-1984, took over for Tom Baker at age 29 becoming, at the time, […]

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WhoFest4DFW – The Power of Five lands in North Texas this weekend

If your TARDIS happens to be in the North Texas area beginning today through Sunday, you need to head on over to WhoFest4 DFW for more Doctor Who than the law allows. The fourth year of the fest promises, once again, to be ‘bigger on the inside’ this year with more panels, guests, concerts, Q&A sessions, celebrity photo ops, […]

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Piloting the Tardis 101 with Bill and Nardole

As we all know, The Doctor is an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in his TARDIS with his companion. In anticipation of Saturday’s series 10 premiere on BBC1 and BBC America, companions Pearl Mackie (Bill Potts) and Matt Lucas (Nardole) give us an up-close-and-personal crash course […]

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R.I.P. Jewel in the Crown’s Tim Pigott-Smith

Tim Pigott-Smith, the acclaimed British character actor, who catapulted to fame in the 1980s as the villainous police superintendent, Ronald Merrick, in the television series, The Jewel in the Crown, died on Friday in Northampton, England at the age of 70. Pigott-Smith won the BAFTA Award of Best Actor in 1985 for his work in The Jewel […]

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Former Doctor, Paul McGann, promoted to surgeon on ‘Holby City’

While Paul McGann’s brief time as the Eighth Doctor probably did very little from a residency standpoint to prepare him to take on the role of surgeon Professor John Gaskell at Holby City Hospital, he did go from Doctor to surgeon. As we all know, Holby is currently struggling under a crisis. Fortunately, there’s a […]

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