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Andrea Laford

The spoon in Doctor Who history

In The Woman Who Fell to Earth, the Doctor constructed a new sonic screwdriver in a Sheffield workshop. Her bespoke sonic screwdriver is made from melted spoons. In fact, she refers to it as a sonic Swiss Army knife, made out of Sheffield steel. Her sonic screwdriver does not include a knife, however because “only … >

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Joy Wilkinson’s Doctor Who episode titled ‘The Witchfinders’

In an interview on Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4, screenwriter and playwright Joy Wilkinson revealed the name of the episode of Doctor Who Series 11 she penned as The Witchfinders. The Lancashire Telegraph, which also interviewed Wilkinson, also identified the title as The Witchfinders. Appropriately for someone brought up in the shadow of Pendle Hill … >

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Doctor Who Series 11: iTunes video features new music

A video posted on iTunes for Doctor Who Series 11 features new music and a new filming location. The video features Jodie Whittaker in costume on location, producer Alex Mercer, showrunner Chris Chibnall, Mandip Gill, Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole. There is no word on whether the spritely orchestral music featured in the video is … >

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Doctor Who Series 11 will have a Christmas special

According to UK Screen Alliance, Doctor Who Series 11 will have Christmas special. In an article about Gorilla Group, a Cardiff-based post-production company which does online and finishing for the new Doctor Who series, UK Screen Alliance stated: “The new series will have 10 episodes and a Christmas special.” The ten episodes of the series … >

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Doctor Who Series 11: the companion relationships

There are relationships formed between the Doctor’s new friends prior to meeting the Doctor, according to three television listings magazines, What’s on TV, TV & Satellite Week and TV Times. Graham O’Brien and his wife, Grace have been married for two years. Ryan Sinclair is Grace’s grandson and Grace is his only surviving family member. … >

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