Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker to explore her roots on Who Do You Think You Are?

The long-running BBC genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? will feature Jodie Whittaker, along with other celebrity guests David Walliams, Liz Carr and Ruth Jones as part of a series to air in October. Thirteenth Doctor actress Whittaker learns the reality behind a family myth surrounding her great uncle’s sacrifice in WWI while unearthing some … >

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Join Russell T Davies in Doctor Who ‘Rose’ live tweets

Following the successful fan event, #SaveTheDay, Doctor Who Magazine writer Emily Cook has organized another communal fan watch and live tweet of the first episode of the modern Doctor Who series on its 15th anniversary. On Thursday March 26, Cook invites fans all over the world to watch Rose from their homes with its writer … >

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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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