Christopher Eccleston looked to Russell T Davies for inspiration

Christopher Eccleston feels he helped reinvent Doctor Who by being the first actor to give the ninth Doctor a northern accent. Eccleston thinks there was “an equation there between intelligence and the upper classes.” That changed when the Doctor, a character known for solving problems and fighting evil though itelligence and not brute strength, stopped … >

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Christopher Eccleston memoir to be released next month

I Love the Bones of You, a memoir penned by Christopher Eccleston, will be be released in September. The book will explore Eccleston’s life growing up in working-class Salford, his deep-rooted desire to perform on stage and the development of his acting career which includes his film debut in Let Him Have It, the BBC’s … >

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Revisiting Russell T. Davies’ tenure as Doctor Who showrunner

When Doctor Who returned in 2005, the roles of Script Editor and Producer had changed. The Script Editor was no longer a creative role, and was now about storytelling logic, continuity and liaising between writers and the production team. The Show Runner (who was also an Executive Producer) was the main creative force, commissioning stories, … >

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Christopher Eccleston to pen memoir

Simon & Schuster UK will publish Christopher Eccleston’s memoir, I Love the Bones of You, charting his acting career plus the impact on him and his family of his late father’s struggle with dementia. The book will explore Eccleston’s life growing up in working-class Salford, his deep-rooted desire to perform on stage, and what developed into … >

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