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Doctor Who Episode 11: what we know

Eleven episodes of Doctor Who were filmed between October 30, 2017 and August 3, 2018. In a press conference before the Doctor Who panel and San Diego Comic-Con, showrunner Chris Chibnall had this to say with two weeks of Series 11 filming remaining: “We seem to be filming 11 episodes, and it’s only a series of 10.”...

Doctor Who: the photo that launched a costume

In a video released by the BBC today, Jodie Whittaker spoke of the collaborative effort between herself and costume designer Ray Holman to come up with the unique thirteenth Doctor’s costume. Whittaker had before spoken of a photograph which was the main inspiration for her Doctor’s look but had never identified the photograph until now....

The Doctor Who Fan Service Hotline Week 3: Rosa

This article contains spoilers for Rosa. Malorie Blackman follows Patrick Ness to become the second of the Puffin 50th anniversary ebooks to write for the TV universe, but the first to write for the parent show itself. If I ever hold another Doctor Who pub quiz there’s definitely going to be a Puffin ebook round so you...

Doctor Who, The Tsuranga Conundrum: synopsis and cast

A synopsis and cast list for the fifth episode of Doctor Who Series 11 , The Tsuranga Conundrum, written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jennifer Perrott, was released by the Radio Times: The Doctor and her friends are stranded in the wilderness on a far-flung alien world and must work together with a group...

Doctor Who, ‘Rosa’: new plot details, images released

Some new information about the third episode of Doctor Who Series 11, Rosa was published in the print editions of What’s on TV and TV & Satellite Week magazines. From What’s on TV magazine: The Doctor and her companions travel back in time to Montgomery Alabama in 1955, where they meet Rosa Parks, a legend...

Doctor Who Series 11: episodes 5 and 6 titles, synopses, photos

The titles, synopses and photos from two episodes of Doctor Who Series 11 were announced today. Episode Five: The Tsuranga Conundrum Risk to life: absolute. Injured and stranded in the wilds of a far-flung galaxy, The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan must band together with a group of strangers to survive against one of the...

The Doctor Who Fan Service Hotline Week 2: The Ghost Monument

This article contains spoilers for The Ghost Monument. The TARDIS has returned, and our operators are primed and ready to take your calls. We also have a dedicated ‘OMG SERIES ARC!’ team on standby, and as ever we have a furious physicist on hand should anyone still cling to the hope that Doctor Who is into that sort...

Doctor Who Series 11: two possible series arcs revealed

Despite Chris Chibnall’s statements that there would be no returning characters, all the episodes would be stand-alone and there would be no series arc, scenes in the second episode of Doctor Who Series 11,  The Ghost Monument suggest otherwise. A series arc villain? There was a mention of the Stenza in a carved message on the...

Doctor Who Series 11: Episode 4 titled ‘Arachnids in the UK’

The fourth episode of Doctor Who Series 11 is titled Arachnids in the UK, according to a BBC press release: “Something’s happening with the spiders in this city.” The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan find their way back to Yorkshire – and Yaz’s family – only to find something is stirring amidst the eight-legged arachnid population...

Doctor Who, The Ghost Monument: new photos released

New promotional photos for the second Doctor Who Series 11 episode,  The Ghost Monument were released by BBC America. This episode was written by Chris Chibnall, Directed by Mark Tonderai and partly filmed in South Africa. In addition to the promotional photos, here are some scenes from The Ghost Monument trailer: Some more photos released...