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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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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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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The Doctor returns with first look at 2016 Christmas Special

While most of us cringe at even the first hint of an appearance of Christmas decorations in storefront windows (mainly due to the fact that they usually start appearing before Halloween), there are certain celebrated events or, in this case, yearly traditions to where it’s ok to begin talking about the upcoming holiday. Right at […]

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Have we seen the last of Clara Oswald? Maybe, maybe not.

A few brilliant bits of news came out of both the Dallas Comic-Con and Awesome Con in DC this month. First, in Dallas, fans learned firsthand from The Doctor, himself, that series 10 will be going back into production in two weeks. Two weeks! While we are still looking at an April 2017 premiere (following a Christmas […]

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The Tale of the Time Lord as classic and modern ‘Doctor Who’ unite

For some, the story of Doctor Who began in 2005 when Christopher Eccleston stepped out of the TARDIS. For many, however, the tale extends back through more than five decades of classic Doctors and episodes. For many more, the argument will forever exist as to whether or not Tom Baker or David Tennant or anyone in-between were […]

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New companion ‘on the way’ for The Doctor

According to Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor Who companion has been given the keys to the TARDIS! Clara Oswald, played by Jenna Coleman, officially turned in her key and left the building at the end of the last series of Doctor Who. Coleman will next be seen in the title role in the forthcoming 8-part ITV drama, […]

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‘Doctor Who’ gets the ‘Red Dwarf’ treatment

While fans have longed for a Doctor Who-Sherlock crossover, Steven Moffat, the current showrunner of both, has pretty much put an end to that possibility on an hourly basis for the past several years. Any thoughts of the TARDIS landing on the doorstep of 221b Baker Street must live in the alternate mind palace world of Wholock fan […]

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