Yasmin Finney

Yasmin Finney: “with Doctor Who and Heartstopper I get to open doors”

In a speech after accepting Attitude magazine’s Pride Icon Award at the magazine’s sixth annual Pride Awards show in London on Thursday, 28 July, Yasmin Finney celebrated the “transmagic” and honour of being a visible transwoman on screen. “It’s such a surreal moment. I’m hoping that with everything I’m doing with Doctor Who, with Heartstopper … >

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Mark Gatiss says he hasn’t been asked to return to Doctor Who

In an interview with PA News Agency on the red carpet of the Attitude Pride Awards, Mark Gatiss said he has not yet been asked to return to Doctor Who but can “resist everything but temptation” if given the opportunity. Gatiss described showrunner Russell T Davies’ return to Doctor Who as “brilliant and thrilling”. Gatiss … >

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Doctor Who, Wombles and Jackanory actor Bernard Cribbins dies at 93

British television, movie and recording actor Bernard Cribbins OBE died on 28 July at age 93, his agent has confirmed. pic.twitter.com/eWbR9wepIX — Gavin Barker Associates (@GavBarkAssoc) July 28, 2022 Born Bernard Joseph Cribbins in Oldham in 1928, Cribbins left school at 13 and found work as an assistant stage manager at a local theatre club, … >

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Report: Disney in talks with BBC to stream Doctor Who

Walt Disney Co. is in discussions with the BBC about acquiring the streaming rights to a new Doctor Who series according to Bloomberg. Disney is in discussions with the BBC about acquiring the streaming rights to a new “Doctor Who” series https://t.co/UJIct1dSwy — Bloomberg (@business) July 22, 2022 Bloomberg reports that the talks are in … >

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Behind-the-scenes Doctor Who spin-off show to air in 2023

According to The Mirror, a Doctor Who Confidential-style behind-the-scenes Doctor Who spin-off show will become available in 2023. Said to be commissioned showrunner Russell T Davies, the series titled Doctor Who: Unleashed which will cover behind-the-scenes footage and interviews from filming of the Doctor Who 60th anniversary specials and series beyond with Ncuti Gatwa. Radio … >

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Yasmin Finney confirms her Doctor Who character Rose is trans

In a powerful speech at London Trans+ Pride on July 9, trans actress and activist Yasmin Finney confirmed that her Doctor Who character Rose is a young transwoman. The 18-year-old actress soared to fame after appearing in the Netflix series Heartstopper, in which she plays a trans girl Elle Argent. And now she is cast … >

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New Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa awarded honorary doctorate

Actor Ncuti Gatwa, set to play the Doctor in Doctor Who, is now officially a Doctor. Gatwa was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from his old drama school, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at a graduation ceremony held on July 7. Doctor of drama🎭 has a nice ring to it😌✨, Congratulations to all graduates @RCStweets … >

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