Doctor Who 50th – Let the Games Begin

While approximately 1 minute 20 seconds late due to extended news coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy the previous day, it was exactly 17:16:20 GMT on 23 November 1963 when Doctor Who first appeared on BBC television. While we are still approximately 11 months away from the official 50th anniversary of, officially, […]

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Step aside, Daleks. Neil Gaiman to make Cybermen scary again!

What can you possibly say when Doctor Who showrunner, Steven Moffat, writes to you and says, ‘Will you make the Cybermen scary again?‘ If you happen to be the greatness that is Neil Gaiman, the answer is a no-brainer. The award-winning writer recently told the French website, Reviewer.fr, “…I thought back to when I was […]

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Harry Potter director to develop Doctor Who feature

Conventional wisdom dictates that I’m not too sure I’m excited about this. As announced yesterday in Variety, there is a Doctor Who feature film in the works. I say this solely based on the fact that this isn’t a new idea. There have been a couple of big screen adaptations of the exploits of the […]

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Eurovision 2011 winner and Kenneth Branagh talks Dr. Who

It was great night for telly last night on both sides of the pond with Neil Gaiman’s Doctor Who episode kicking the evening off followed by the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with Eli/Nikki from Azerbaijan taking home the prize. No, really, Azerbaijan. If you’re interested in a brilliant recap, here’s a […]

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Neil Gaiman explains Doctor Who in 78 words

With a resume far too lengthy ever to put into print, the great Neil Gaiman is one of the icons in the world of comic books, novels, children’s books and film & television writing, that if you have to ask who he is, well, go here. Recently at WonderCon 2011, a few words of wisdom […]

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