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Doctor Who Series 11: Graham O’Brien and Bradley Walsh

We know more about the on-set antics of Bradley Walsh filming Doctor Who than we do of his character, Graham O’Brien. At San Diego Comic Con press conference, Bradley Walsh described Graham as a “regular bloke from London who’s ended up living in the north of England and gets taken away on this journey. It’s...

Jodie Whittaker wants the Doctor to be a light in a cave

Jodie Whittaker told Stylist magazine the appeal of her character, the Doctor: “There are no rules. You’re an alien but you’re in a human body, so you can physically be anything. And that’s the thing about this character – it fizzes out to every part of your body in a way I’ve never experienced. You’re...

Exclusive Doctor Who merchandise at Chinese maker festival

Some very interesting merchandise was exhibited at the Taobao Maker Festival in Hangzhou this weekend. Among the merchandise exhibited was a traditional Chinese dough figurine in the shape of the thirteenth Doctor and her TARDIS, an elaborate mobile phone case featuring the twelfth Doctor, a pair of Doctor Who sneakers, and a Doctor Who book cover. The merchandise can be viewed...

Doctor Who screenwriter, author to speak at Festival of Ideas

Doctor Who Series 11 screenwriter and author Malorie Blackman and Doctor Who author Juno Dawson are scheduled to join a moderated discussion on taboo topics in Young Adult fiction on Saturday, September 15. The Royal Academy of Arts is hosting the talk as part of its Festival of Ideas. Malorie Blackman has written over 60...

Cursed: Katherine Langford to play Lady of the Lake in Netflix series

Netflix’s new historical drama, Cursed, which will tackle the King Arthur legend has nabbed its lead actor in the form of 13 Reasons Why and Love, Simon star, Katherine Langford. The story will told from the perspective of Nimue, described as “a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake”. It...

Doctor Who Series 11: gender, race issues in historical episodes

The issues of gender, and likely race, will undoubtedly come up in historical episodes of Doctor Who Series 11, as it relates personally to the Doctor and her companions, according to Chris Chibnall in the October issue of SFX magazine: “Yeah, I think particularly in the historicals ‒ if we’re doing historicals, which I’m sure we...