Three-part ‘Doctor Who’ story confirmed for Season 10

Doctor Who is bringing back the three-parter for the first time since 1989. Writer Toby Whithouse has revealed that episodes 6-8 of the new season are a linked story, featuring new monsters The Monks. At least one of these episodes also features the return of Michelle Gomez as Missy. Whithouse told DS: “Steven [Moffat]’s done the first … >

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Another returning ‘Doctor Who’ writer confirmed for Season 10

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has announced that he will be writing an episode for the new season of Doctor Who. Previously confirmed writers for Season 10 include Mark Gatiss, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Sarah Dollard, Jamie Mathieson, Rona Munro and Mike Bartlett. Showrunner Steven Moffat previously revealed that he expects to write four of the season’s twelve episodes, leaving only … >

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Still confused by the Bootstrap Paradox in ‘Doctor Who’? Toby Whithouse explains

The concluding episode of Toby Whithouse’s two-part Doctor Who story in Season 9 was bookended by the Doctor discussing the Bootstrap Paradox. A time travel paradox in which an object or information can exist without ever being created, the concept became a key part of the plot in ‘Under the Lake’ and ‘Before the Flood’ as the Doctor hypothesises ‘Who really composed Beethhoven’s Fifth?’ … >

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Everything we know so far about ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9

Doctor Who will return for a new season this autumn. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top of each section. Rumours and unconfirmed reports will be marked with a *. > Buy Season 9 on DVD on Amazon. > Buy Season 9 on … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 9 Episode 4 review: ‘Before the Flood’

Your Only Connect style question this week, fellow Whovians, is this: What do Christmas, The Proms, BBC’s Children in Need and the short film before the cinematic showing of ‘Day of the Doctor’ all have in common? Yes, absolutely, they’re all times when it’s acceptable to wear a fez in public. But you only get … >

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‘Doctor Who’ spoiler-free review: ‘Before the Flood’

Doctor Who, in recent years, has been obsessed with prequels: most of them online and most of them very entertaining – although actually prologues. Here, however, we get the real deal: a partner episode to last week’s ghostly opener that deliberately spools back in time to explain how its events came about. This much you’ll … >

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‘Doctor Who’ teasers: 10 hints for ‘Before The Flood’

The new season of Doctor Who continues next weekend with ‘Before The Flood’, written by Being Human creator Toby Whithouse. On a remote Army outpost, a fearsome alien warlord – the Fisher King – sets in motion a twisted plan to ensure his own survival. The ripples will be felt around the universe. Is this … >

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