Posts by: Andrea Laford

Doctor Who Series 12: Jodie Whittaker and companion actors headed abroad

Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole were photographed at Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport Saturday evening, January 19. Doctor Who is on my flight!!! pic.twitter.com/3W0wzkKnrr — Craig Bender (@thinguy) January 19, 2019 According to the Daily Star, BBC Director General Tony Hall said of Doctor Who production: “They are starting work again in cold January…...

Doctor Who Series 12: a few requests

More Worthy Opponents With the exception of the Dalek in Resolution, the villains and monsters so far for this current run have been disappointing. Returning favorite villains and monsters aren’t necessarily the answer. Truly ruthless and cunning opponents are needed, not the Series 11 rogues’ gallery of cheating, vague, weak or pathetic villains and blandly-reformed...

Doctor Who Series 11: new trailer for DVD release

A new trailer was released for Doctor Who Series 11 to promote the Series 11 DVD. The trailer contains Series 11 scenes not shown in the original Series 11 trailer. Doctor Who Series 11 is available on DVD, Blu-ray and Steelbook (Amazon exclusive) from Amazon, HMV and Zoom.

Doctor Who Series 11: most memorable scenes

At least one scene from all ten episodes of Doctor Who Series 11, plus the New Year’s special, Resolution is included in this list. Every episode of Doctor Who ever made has its moments.   The Crane Stunt, The Woman Who Fell to Earth What’s a series premiere without spectacular stunt for the Doctor? Jodie Whittaker...

The Four Doctors: Doctor Who actors to attend National Space Centre event

The National Space Centre in Leicester will host a weekend event, The Science of the Time Lords on January 26 and 27. Visitors can meet four actors who played the Doctor in Doctor Who on January 26; fifth doctor Peter Davison, sixth doctor Colin Baker, seventh doctor Sylvester McCoy and eighth doctor Paul McGann. Companion actresses Janet Fielding...

You’ll never guess who took this iconic Doctor Who photo

What has to be one of the most iconic images released for Doctor Who Series 11 wasn’t taken by the local photographer hired for for the filming block shot in South Africa. According to Doctor Who Magazine 534, the above famous silhouette photo of the thirteenth Doctor and her TARDIS was taken by actor Shaun...

Doctor Who Series 11: most stunning locations

Sheffield From the hills of the city, to the crane yard to the water tower and architecture. The episodes filmed in Sheffield, The Woman Who Fell to Earth and Arachnids in the UK put a cinematic spotlight on the beauty of Sheffield. South Africa Abandoned water park, Macassar Beach Pavilion, Paarl Rock and the streets...

Doctor Who and Jodie Whittaker receive NTA nominations

Doctor Who is nominated for Best Drama and Jodie Whittaker for Best Drama Performance for the National Television Awards. All the winners in the The National Television Awards are chosen exclusively by viewers. Viewers can vote here. The winners will be announced live from the O2 in London at the National Television Awards broadcast on ITV...

Doctor Who and Star Trek actor William Morgan Sheppard dies

Actor William Morgan Sheppard died Sunday, January 6 in Los Angeles, California, with his wife by his side, at the age of 86, according to his son and fellow actor, Mark Sheppard.   View this post on Instagram   We went to spend some time with my father today. Though he couldn’t speak, we held...

Doctor Who Series 11: most compelling performances

Jodie Whittaker From the moment she literally crashed onto the scene in The Woman Who Fell to Earth, Jodie Whittaker hit the ground running and hasn’t stopped. Whittaker’s thirteenth Doctor embodies all the energy, cleverness and heroism of the Doctor. I’d like to see her face more challenging villains and monsters but there’s no doubt ‒...