Sophie Aldred, Vinay Patel and Simon Guerrier to celebrate 15 years of revived Doctor Who

To celebrate 15 years since the 2005 relaunch of Doctor Who, London Book & Screen Week will host a panel moderated by award-winning journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed with actress Sophie Aldred, screenwriter Vinay Patel and writer Simon Guerrier. Sophie Aldred, best known as the Seventh Doctor’s companion Ace, has been working as a professional … >

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Doctor Who, Fugitive of the Judoon: behind the scenes

The BBC released two videos of filming of the fifth episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Fugitive of the Judoon. Cast and crew members speak of filming with the Judoon at Gloucester Cathedral. And behind the scenes with John Barrowman playing Captain Jack Harkness at another cathedral, Clifton Cathedral in Bristol. The chairs were removed, … >

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Ruth’s lighthouse has a real-life “TARDIS”

Sometimes art imitates life. The lighthouse used as Ruth’s “family home” in the Doctor Who Series 12 episode Fugitive of the Judoon, now operated as a bed and breakfast, is owned by Doctor Who fans and has a changing room in the form of a TARDIS. West Usk Lighthouse, sits at the mouth of the … >

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Doctor Who Series 12: writers announced

The writer for Doctor Who Series 12 were announced in Doctor Who Magazine 545. In addition to showrunner Chris Chibnall, who has written four episodes for the Series 12 including the opener and the finale, the writers returning from Series 11 are Ed Hime (It Takes You Away), Pete McTighe (Kerblam!) and Vinay Patel (Demons … >

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Two Series 11 Doctor Who episodes among Hugo Award finalists

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards were announced online on April 2 by Dublin 2019. The Hugo Awards are a set of prestigious literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Two episodes of Doctor Who Series 11 were named for Best Dramatic Presentation, … >

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Doctor Who wins Visionary Honours Award

At the inaugural Visionary Honours 2019, held at BAFTA, London, on February 8, showrunner Chris Chibnall and writer Malorie Blackman accepted the award for TV Show of the Year for Doctor Who. Blackman and Chibnall co-wrote the Doctor Who Series 11 episode Rosa, which featured a story about Rosa Parks.   View this post on … >

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