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Andrea Laford

Sophie Aldred, Vinay Patel and Simon Guerrier to celebrate 15 years of revived Doctor Who

To celebrate 15 years since the 2005 relaunch of Doctor Who, London Book & Screen Week will host a panel moderated by award-winning journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed with actress Sophie Aldred, screenwriter Vinay Patel and writer Simon Guerrier. Sophie Aldred, best known as the Seventh Doctor’s companion Ace, has been working as a professional … >

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Casting news indicates Episode 8 of Doctor Who will feature Mary Shelley

We previously reported that an actress who appeared in The Spanish Princess will appear in Episode 8 of Doctor Who Series 12. Nadia Parkes will play the role of Claire Clairmont, half sister of Mary Shelly and Lord Byron’s mistress. #DoctorWho casting info: Nadia Parkes plays Claire Clairmont in ep 8 pic.twitter.com/oc4QGTotuE — Ruther (@Ruther2) … >

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Doctor Who, Fugitive of the Judoon: behind the scenes

The BBC released two videos of filming of the fifth episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Fugitive of the Judoon. Cast and crew members speak of filming with the Judoon at Gloucester Cathedral. And behind the scenes with John Barrowman playing Captain Jack Harkness at another cathedral, Clifton Cathedral in Bristol. The chairs were removed, … >

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Ruth’s lighthouse has a real-life “TARDIS”

Sometimes art imitates life. The lighthouse used as Ruth’s “family home” in the Doctor Who Series 12 episode Fugitive of the Judoon, now operated as a bed and breakfast, is owned by Doctor Who fans and has a changing room in the form of a TARDIS. West Usk Lighthouse, sits at the mouth of the … >

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Doctor Who, Praxeus: breakdown of the trailers

The BBC and BBC America have both released trailers for the sixth episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Praxeus. Here is our breakdown, which also includes scenes from the Series 12 trailers. First, the synopsis: Across Peru, Madagascar and Hong Kong, the Doctor and friends face a deadly global threat. What connects a missing astronaut … >

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Doctor Who writer plans his own science fiction show

In his regular newsletter Patelogram, the writer of the Doctor Who episodes Demons of the Punjab and Fugitive of the Judoon, Vinay Patel announced his intentions to take a step back from writing for other shows and to begin writing his own science fiction show. “At the end of my work on [Doctor] Who this … >

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Episode 7 of Doctor Who Series 12 titled ‘Can You Hear Me?’

Digiguide has released the title and cast list of the seventh episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Can You Hear Me? The cast list includes: Clare-Hope Ashitey; Ian Gelder; Aruhan Galieva; Nasreen Hussain; the actor who plays Ryan’s friend Tibo, Buom Tihngang; and the actress who plays Yaz’s sister Sonya, Bhavnisha Parmar. Nasreen Hussain’s actor’s … >

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Actress from The Spanish Princess to star in Doctor Who

An actress who starred in the British-American historical period drama The Spanish Princess has revealed to What They Don’t Tell You About podcast that she will be in and upcoming episode of Doctor Who Series 12. A fan of Doctor Who since childhood, Nadia Parkes shared her excitement about appearing in the series. “I was … >

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