Doctor Who Flux: “down-and-dirty warmonger” Sontaran design

In an exclusive interview with Doctor Who Magazine, costume and creature designer Ray Holman described the process of designing Sontarans for Doctor Who: Flux. Holman had the help of armour designer Robert Allsopp, prosthetics designer Danny Marie Elias and concept sketch artist Patrick Goddard. The Sontarans made their first on-screen appearance in the Doctor Who … >

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Doctor Who Flux: writers, directors, details announced

In an exclusive interview with Doctor Who Magazine, showrunner Chris Chibnall discussed the writing and directing credits for Doctor Who: Flux. Each of the six episodes of Flux are written by Chibnall, except episode four, which he co-wrote with The Haunting of Villa Diodati writer Maxine Alderton. “She’s brilliant,” Chris Chibnall said of Alderton to … >

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The electric costumes of Doctor Who Series 12

In Doctor Who Magazine 557, Ray Holman described the process behind the creation of the creatures and costumes of Doctor Who Series 12. Many of the costumes contained electronic components. Kasaavin One might think that the Kasaavin in Spyfall were computer-generated imagery but they were entirely practical effects. “They were the most technical creatures that … >

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Spyfall, Part 2: behind the scenes

The BBC shared a video which includes the filming of the scene of the plummeting aeroplane in the second episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Spyfall: Part 2. It includes cast interviews. Director of Photography Ed Moore shared a photo of filming the inventors exhibition scene.   View this post on Instagram   Shooting the … >

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Doctor Who, Spyfall Part 1: behind the scenes

The BBC released a video about the creation the Sheffield car chase in the Doctor Who Series 12 episode, Spyfall: Part 1, which premiered on Wednesday, January 1. The Butetown Tunnel in Cardiff was closed on the evening of to film part of the scene. #dwsr They’ve been filming some kind of car chase/road scene … >

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Doctor Who Series 11: nine submissions for Emmy Award nominations

Series 11 of Doctor Who was submitted for nomination consideration for the 71st Emmy Awards nine times in eight separate categories:   Best Drama Series   Best Drama Actress: Jodie Whittaker   Best Drama Supporting Actor: Tosin Cole and Bradley Walsh   Best Drama Supporting Actress: Mandip Gill   Best Writing (Drama): Rosa, Malorie Blackman … >

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Doctor Who, Resolution: the story behind the rainbow scarf

The inspiration for the rainbow scarf Jodie Whittaker wears in the Doctor Who New Year’s special, Resolution came from the series’ make-up designer Claire Pritchard-Jones and her husband, production designer Arwel Wyn Jones. Showrunner Chris Chibnall explains in Doctor Who Magazine. “Claire bought Arwel a scarf for Christmas. He wore it around the production. Ray … >

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Doctor Who, The Witchfinders: cast and crew photos

The Doctor Who cast and crew posted some photos from The Witchfinders filming.   View this post on Instagram   Jodie protecting her TARDIS 🤣#doctorwho A post shared by Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) on Nov 28, 2018 at 9:13am PST   View this post on Instagram   Instagram Exclusive: Team 🧙‍♀️ finders 💙💙 #doctorwho @bradderswalsh … >

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