The Twelfth Doctor’s reveal and Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor Sunday 7pm on BBC1

I must admit that the people involved in developing Doctor Who know how to keep people’s attention to a high level: the search for the new Doctor, the actor who’s going to replace Matt Smith, is over, and they are ready to reveal it to everybody interested.

They created the teaser trailer in order to present the following event:  in a special one-off live television event on BBC One this Sunday 4th August at 7pm, the next Doctor will be exclusively revealed to the world.

Widely regarded as one of the most hotly contested roles in British television, the show’s host Zoe Ball will unveil the 12th Doctor in the first ever interview in front of a live studio audience set against the backdrop of a swirling vortex, amongst Daleks and the TARDIS.

The half hour show will include live special guests, Doctors old and new, as well as companions and celebrity fans.

You can find more information about Matt Smith and Steven Moffats’ interviews on the subject here.

The intense speculation about the identity of the new Doctor got higher and higher since Doctor Who announced his leave from the show, back in June. You don’t have to wait to much to find out, so keep your fingers crossed. 😀

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The ripple effect by Malorie Blackman, the seventh Doctor and Dalek story

Doctor Who ebook The ripple effect by Malorie Blackman

The new Children’s Laureate and acclaimed author of Noughts & Crosses and Pig Heart Boy, Malorie Blackman has written the seventh Doctor Who short ebook.

The new Doctor Who story is named The Ripple Effect and it features the Seventh Doctor and Ace as played by Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred, and sees the return of the Daleks – but with a twist…

The short ebook will be available from July 23. You can pre-order from Amazon (UK | US) and iTunes (UK | AU).

You can find more information here.

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The kickstarter team is putting a TARDIS into Earth’s orbit

2013 is the 50th anniversary of DOCTOR WHO, and the kickstarter.com team is celebrating! They have built a TARDIS satellite, and they are putting it in orbit.

In order to do that they created a fund raiser project that was completed 2 days ago. The funding period:
May 30, 2013 – Jun 29, 2013 (30 days). There were 3,231 backers that raised $88,880 (pledged of $33,000 goal).

Update: The TARDIS is complete!

Yes, that’s right. We have built the TARDIS satellite. It’s finished! The 2013 launches are dedicated, and the manifests are filling up. Now we just need the money to put our satellite into the rocket. That’s where you come in.

More information here.

The sixth Doctor Who short story series, Something Borrowed, is available to buy

The sixth of this year’s special monthly Doctor Who short story series, Something Borrowed, is available to buy now as an ebook.

Download it globally now from: Amazon (UK | US) and iTunes (UK | AU).

From Vampire Academy series writer Richelle Mead, Something Borrowed sees the Sixth Doctor and Peri in space Las Vegas.

You can watch Richelle Mead talking about Something Borrowed, the new Doctor Who ebook.

The Tenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Remote Control

Tenth Doctor Who sonic screwdriver

The Doctor Who team revealed that The Wand Company are releasing an authentic Tenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Remote Control later this year. It will be previewed at San Diego Comic-Con International in July).

Here’s the Tenth Doctor’s screwdriver (owned by David Tennant himself!) having a 3D scan by Painstakingly for the making of the remote.

The original was kindly loaned to The Wand Company by David Tennant himself, so you should consider that this Tenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver is a faithful clone, CNC machined from aluminium, crammed full of technology.

Also, it is a fully functioning gesture-based universal remote control that looks, feels and works just like the real prop – utilising sound effects from the BBC archives.

Previewing on the ThinkGeek Booth at San Diego Comic-Con in July, the Tenth Doctor’s Sonic Screwdriver Remote will be available exclusively through selected retailers in the UK, US and Australia in October 2013 on doctorwho.tv. The Screwdriver will retail at £69.95 GBP / $109.95 USD / $129.95 AUD.

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Doctor Who: The green death, special edition

Doctor Who The Green Death special edition Jon Pertwee years 1970 1974
Doctor Who The Green Death special edition Jon Pertwee years 1970 1974

The Green Death is be the final story of Doctor Who’s tenth season, seeing the departure of Jo Grant and the Doctor’s first trip to Metebelis III.

A special edition with a lot of interesting content has been announced. The synopsis of the story sounds like this:

When a man is found dead with his skin glowing green in an abandoned mine, it’s not long before the Doctor, Jo Grant and UNIT head to Wales to investigate. And while the Doctor becomes suspicious of the nearby Global Chemicals factory and its mysterious owner, Jo gets trapped underground where she finds old mine tunnels crawling with deadly and sinister giant maggots…

You can find more information about the content over here. In the article you are provided with a purchase link (you can pre-order the disk) to bbcshop.com for a small price of £13.99. Enjoy. 😀

Release dates

Region 1 – 13 August (US, Canada)
Region 2 – 5 August 2013 (Europe, Japan, Middle East, South Africa)
Region 4 – TBC (Australia, New Zealand, South and Central America)
Please note: release dates are provisional and subject to change

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Matt Smith Leaving Doctor Who, BBC News

The news that was released yesterday, about Matt Smith leaving Doctor Who series, was almost… hearth-breaking. It was said not long ago that he was supposed to appear in the eight (new) series, next year, but the new official news is that he will only appear in Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode and he will regenerate in the Christmas special episode.

Matt Smith is the eleventh Doctor, the latest one, and he was (as far as I know and as far as I watched the last 7 seasons) one of the best. It was expected to leave the show one moment or another, but I hoped to be later than sooner.

There are already several ideas (more or less serious) about who’s going to be the new Doctor. John Hurt was introduced as the Doctor in the last episode of the seventh series, The name of the Doctor, but it is not said to the public when he will become the Time Lord and how long he will play that role. There are some chances to be the next Doctor, the 12th, following Matt Smith but I think we have to wait and watch the show…

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NASA confirms Doctor Who-type world, Gallifrey

The article posted on Digital Journal is almost one year old (August 2012), but it’s the first time I’ve read it – by accident. And the story is interesting: NASA has confirmed the existence of a real-universe analogue of Gallifrey, the Time Lord home planet.

Coincidence? 😀 Maybe not!

According to an article in the Register, NASA came across what it calls a “transiting circumbinary multi-planet system” – in layman’s speak, “two worlds orbiting two suns” – using its Kepler planet-hunting telescope. The new system, which has been named Kepler 47, has two stars circling each other every 7.5 days. One of them is similar in size to our sun, whereas the other is approximately one third its size.

The inner planet – Kepler-47b – is three times the size of our world, making it the smallest known transiting circumbinary planet, and it orbits the stars every 49 days. The second – Kepler-47c – lies in the habitable zone around the two suns.

Digital Journal‘s Andrew Moran first reported on the discovery in January 2012, but the full study report has now been accepted by and published in Science.

The Register goes on to state that Kepler-47c is “slightly larger than Uranus and circles its stars every 303 days, making it the longest transiting planet currently known. The whole system lies about 5,000 light years away in the Cygnus constellation”.

The full report of NASA’s twin-system discovery is published in Science.

 

Doctor Who exclusive in the next Radio Times issue: Who am I?

Doctor Who Clara Oswald: who am I? Radio Times issueClara Oswald actress Jenna-Louise Coleman has hinted at how her character has met Doctor so many times, in an interview published in the new issue of Radio Times. Yes, of course, this week’s issue of Radio Times is in UK shops from today, Tuesday 14 May… so do not hesitate to go get it!

The source of the image is doctorwho.tv, where you can find more information (some of them you already know) about Clara. One thing is for sure: this Saturday we will all understand why the Doctor has met Clara so many times.

Patrick Ness – Tip of the Tongue – Doctor Who eBook

Author Patrick Ness talks about his new short story Tip of the Tongue for the Fifth Doctor (Peter Davison), the fun of working within Doctor Who’s continuity and how he thinks the Fifth Doctor must have some unpublished novels hiding somewhere. The story was set between the TV adventures Time-Flight and Arc of Infinity.

The short ebook will be available from May 23. You can pre-order from the following retailers Amazon (UK | US) and iTunes (UK | AU).

Brian Minchin confirmed as New Executive Producer of Doctor Who alongside Steven Moffat

BBC Cymru Wales has announced that Brian Minchin is to be the new Executive Producer of Doctor Who, alongside showrunner Steven Moffat.

You may have noticed him before, because he is not new in the field: he has previously worked on Wizards Vs Aliens, The Sarah Jane Adventures and Torchwood to name but a few. For now (as it is said in the announcement) Brian Minchin is an Executive Producer in BBC Wales drama, currently working on The Game, a new Cold War spy thriller from Toby Whithouse for BBC One, and Wizards Vs Aliens, Russell T Davies’ hit show for CBBC. He has also worked as BBC Executive Producer on Dirk Gently and Being Human.

Steven Moffat, Lead Writer and Executive Producer, adds: “When I first took over Doctor Who, Brian was there as script editor, and in the most difficult time of a new Doctor and a new era, was completely brilliant. We lost him to producing The Sarah Jane Adventures at the end of our first run. Rising talent keeps rising, is how I comforted myself back then – but now I am beyond happy that Brian has risen all the way back to Doctor Who, in his new role of Executive Producer. I look forward to getting hopelessly lost in space and time with him.”

You can find more information about Brian Minchin here.

It should be interesting to see his support on Doctor Who series, especially because it’s a special year, with the 50th anniversary and all other good stuff… 😀

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New Doctor Who books: The Dalek Generation, Shroud of Sorrow, Plague of the Cybermen and The Roots of Evil

DoctorWho.tv proudly announces about these three brand new adventures featuring the Eleventh Doctor and some of the Doctor’s most notorious foes have been released by BBC Books and Random House.

The Dalek Generation

by Nicholas Briggs

Sunlight 349 is one of countless Dalek Foundation worlds, planets created to house billions of humanoids suffering from economic hardship. The Doctor arrives, suspicious of any world where the Daleks are apparently a force for good – and determined to find out the truth. He soon finds himself in court, facing the ‘Dalek Litigator’. But do his arch enemies really have nothing more to threaten than legal action? The Doctor knows they have a far more sinister plan – but how can he convince those who have lived under the benevolence of the Daleks for a generation? But convince them he must, and soon. For on another Foundation planet, archaeologists have unearthed the most dangerous technology in the universe…

Shroud of Sorrow

by Tommy Donbavand

It is the day after John F. Kennedy’s assassination and the faces of the dead are everywhere. PC Reg Cranfield sees his deceased father in the mists along Totter’s Lane. Reporter Mae Callon sees her late grandmother in a coffee stain on her desk. FBI Special Agent Warren Skeet finds his long-dead partner staring back at him from raindrops on a window pane. Then the faces begin to talk, and scream… and push through into our world. As the alien Shroud begins to feast on the grief of a world in mourning, can the Doctor dig deep enough into his own sorrow to save mankind? Also featuring Clara Oswald, as played by Jenna-Louise Coleman.

Plague of the Cybermen

By Justin Richards

When the Doctor arrives in the 19th-century village of Klimtenburg, he discovers the residents suffering from some kind of plague – a ‘wasting disease’. The victims face a horrible death – but what’s worse, the dead seem to be leaving their graves. The Plague Warriors have returned… The Doctor is confident he knows what’s really happening; he understands where the dead go, and he’s sure the Plague Warriors are just a myth. But as some of the Doctor’s oldest and most terrible enemies start to awaken he realises that maybe – just maybe – he’s misjudged the situation.

Plague of the Cybermen is also available as an audiobook, read by David Warner (Grischenko in Cold War) and featuring Doctor Who regular Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Cybermen.

Meanwhile… The writer Philip Reeve talks about his new Doctor Who short story The Roots of Evil. The short ebook will be available from April 23. You can pre-order from
Amazon (UK | US) and iTunes (UK | AU).

 

David Tennant as The Politician’s Husband

The former Doctor Who star (the Tenth Doctor) David Tennant will act along Emily Watson in the three-part drama, named The Politician’s Husband, which starts on Thursday 25 April on BBC2. The drama will follow the couple as Freya embarks on her own political career, something which threatens to overshadow her husband’s, Aiden, career.

The drama was written by Paula Milne.

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Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann confirm Doctor Who 50th anniversary special non-involvement

Doctors number 6, 7 and 8 appeared on the morning chat show Mornings on Channel 9 Australia on April 9. They were here for a Doctor Who convention: Lords of time.

Former Doctor Who stars Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann have revealed that they definitely won’t be appearing in the BBC sci-fi drama’s upcoming Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode, largely because they’re in… the wrong hemisphere.

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`The roots of evil` by Philip Reeve

`The roots of evil` by Philip Reeve is the fourth book in the series of stories celebrating the Doctor Who 50th anniversary. It feature the Fourth Doctor and Leela, they are visiting an immense tree space station known as Heligan Structure… something asleep for centuries, dreaming of vengeance against a mad man with a blue box. It’s obvious that the Time Lord and Leela are unwelcome guests, at least when the tree awakes.

The short ebook will be available from April 23. You can pre-order from Amazon (UK | US) and iTunes (UK | AU)

 

The Zygons are returning to Doctor Who 50th anniversary special

the Zygons return for Doctor Who 50th anniversary specialThey might have passed unnoticed by the new Whovians, the one that did not watch the old series. They were among the races rose against the Doctor in The Pandorica Opens, but they where threatening Earth in the Fourth Doctor adventure, Terror of the Zygons. At leas that’s what BBC is saying here when they are announcing the Zygons’ return to Doctor Who 50th anniversary special.

The source of the image is, of course, Facebook. Fell free to follow them.

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David Tennant, Billie Piper and John Hurt confirmed for Doctor Who 50th anniversary

It’s official: David Tennant, Billie Piper and John Hurt will appear in the Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode.

We all known the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler, his companion, they last appeared in the show or January 2010 finale The End of Time, which saw the Time Lord begin his regeneration into Matt Smith’s eleventh incarnation.

The acclaimed actor John Hurt will take on an as-yet-unnamed role in the celebratory episode, which is set to screen later this year.

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EyeStalk app, available in the iTunes store: the world through Dalek’s eye

DoctorWho.tv announces that he enhanced version 3.0 of Eyestalk app has been released on iTunes store and it’s available globally – it has been tested on the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4,4S,5, Touch (4th Generation), iPad2, iPad3 and Mini.

Now officially licensed by BBC Worldwide, the Eyestalk app boasts an Asylum of the Daleks setting, enhanced effects across 50 years of different Daleks and an improved user interface. You can use it to transform your iPhone, iPad or iPod into the eye of a Dalek.

Start taking photos and movies from a Dalek point of view and see the world as the Doctor’s oldest and deadliest enemy and share them online on Twitter, Facebook and Flickr.

You can find more info and some pictures here.

 

Catherine Tate among the all-star cast of Big School by David Walliams

We all remember Catherine Tate as Doctor Who’s companion, Donna Noble, but this role is one a many. A new one has been announced on Radio Times: Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister and Frances de la Tour are among the actors who’ll make up an all-star cast for David Walliams’s upcoming BBC sitcom Big School.

The six-part comedy series will star Walliams as a 40-something chemistry teacher and take place in a madcap secondary school.

Catherine Tate will appear in the sitcom as Miss Postern, an enthusiastic French teacher who, despite her occupation, has never visited France.

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Doctor Who exclusives galore in this week’s Radio Times magazine

Radio Times Doctor Who monster wall chartIf you are a Whovian you should hurry to get this week’s Radio Times (the magazine’s available to buy now from all good newsagents priced £1.60.) because it includes an exclusive Doctor Who wall chart and a double-page guide to every episode from the second part of series 7 by Steven Moffat. That guide contains airdates, guest star information, detailed plot synopses and a lot of other things.

Also you’ll be able to read Matt Smith and Jenna Louise-Coleman’s thoughts about the relationship between the Doctor and his companion as it will grow and develop on screen over the coming weeks.

They say in this article that you’ll be able to brighten up your bedroom (and possibly give yourself nightmares) with our jumbo wall chart, which profiles all the latest Who villains like the Ice Warriors, the Vigil and the Whispermen in graphic detail.

 

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Doctor Who Royal Mail stamps have been released and smash sales records

Doctor Who tardis and stamps
Do you remember the Royal Mail stamps I’ve mentioned some time ago? Well, Doctor Who.tv announces that after an unprecedented number of pre-registrations the stamps have been released.

They are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the world’s longest running science fiction series, they feature all the actors that have played the Doctor since 1963 (11 of them) and they are available at 9,000 Post Office Branches (UK only) and online from www.royalmail.com/doctorwho globally.

The stamps were recently launched at an event in London, with former Doctors Tom Baker, Peter Davison and Paul McGann in attendance. You can see a gallery of pictures from that launch here, while the full set of stamps can be seen on Radio Times.

Radio Times also say in another article that:

There’s also a mixed sheet of stamps featuring the TARDIS and four of the BBC sci-fi drama’s most iconic villains: a Dalek, a Cyberman, a Weeping Angel and an Ood.

“We’ve had a fantastic response from the public who seemingly can’t wait for the stamps,” said Royal Mail’s managing director of stamps and collectibles Andrew Hammond.

In addition to the stamps, Royal Mail is also creating unique postmarks in each of the Doctor’s hometowns, meaning that post mailed in Northampton, for example – where Matt Smith is from – will feature a postmark with the actor’s name and the length of time he’s played the role.

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Doctor Who Receives Two BAFTA Nominations

BBC.co.ul proudly announces that the Doctor Who series has been nominated for 2 categories for the 2013 Television Craft Awards by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). These Awards celebrate the best of TV’s top behind-the-scenes talent, the winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on Sunday, April 28 2013.

The Mill have been nominated in the Visual Effects and Graphic Design category for their incredible work on recent episodes and composer Murray Gold is nominated in the Original Television Music category, specifically for his outstanding music for Asylum of the Daleks.

Get creative and create your own Monster Eggs for Easter!

Easter is approaching and the people from BBC want you to get creative and create your own Monster Eggs! Check out the eggs created by Doctor Who Adventures and submit your own for your chance to be featured on our page! Find out more on the Monster Eggs app you find here.

submit your Doctor Who monster eggs
submit your Doctor Who monster eggs

MONSTER EGGS

Here’s a cracking idea for some Easter fun!

Doctor Who Adventures magazine are getting ready for Easter with their super-scary Monster Eggs!

We want you to have a crack at making your own and uploading your pic here before Easter Sunday (31stMarch). After Easter we’ll then put up a gallery of our favs and you can vote for which is you think is the most eggggggggscellent!

Click here to find out more about Doctor Who Adventures magazine.

A new special edition of Doctor Who Magazine is out now with some missing First Doctor adventures

Doctor Who Magazine special editionAs it was announced, a new special edition of Doctor Who Magazine is out now, bringing you the complete visual guide to some of the missing First Doctor adventures. 106 Doctor Who episodes from the 1960s are no longer held in the BBC’s Archives. because the original videotapes were erased, reused, or destroyed.

Fortunately for fans, some of these missing episodes survive as “telesnaps” – essentially photographs of the film footage itself – designed to be a record of work for directors, designers and actors in the days before video showreels.

Fill the gap in your collection, with Doctor Who Magazine: The Missing Episodes – The First Doctor. It’s out now, price £5.99.

Find out more information about this special edition here.

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Karen Gillan joins the US TV series NTSF:SD:SUV (National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle)

It’s not long since Karen Gillan left Doctor Who series, now he joins the US TV series NTSF:SD:SUV (National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle). I’ve never heard about this show, but it seems to be a procederal and action parody and it’s filming the third series. It should be interesting to watch…

Karen Gillan will appear alongside existing cast members Paul Scheer, Kate Mulgrew, Rebecca Romijn, Brandon Johnson, June Diane Raphael, Rob Riggle, Martin Starr and Peter Serafinowicz.

NTSF:SD:SUV – which stands for National Terrorism Strike Force: San Diego: Sport Utility Vehicle – is created by Scheer who stars as agent Trent Hauser alongside his elite counter-terrorist unit. Gillan will appear as Daisy, the team’s ‘Q’ tech expert, in a third season of, “furious screaming, pregnant pauses, and even more civilian casualties than last season.”

In their bid to bring down San Diego-based terrorists, the unit will go to extreme lengths including surgically swapping faces with each other, kidknapping an alien, faking their own deaths and, er, entering the dangerous British District of San Diego.

The new series has already begun shooting in LA and London and will be broadcast on US channel Adult Swim this July.

More information about this subject here.

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Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode will be 3D, filming on the episode is due to begin in April

As a part of the usual secrecy around new Doctor Who episodes, the executive producer Steven Moffat has been talking into an article published on Radio Times about the precautions he is taking to ensure that plot details of the show’s 50th anniversary aren’t leaked in advance:

“There’s one length I’ve gone to, which I think is a really good security measure – I make sure I don’t get a script. Because I will lose it. So I forbid people to hand me one. It’s just on my computer at home under lock and key,” he revealed.

“Well, you cultivate the habit of giving nothing away,” said Matt Smith who joined Steven Moffat. “And then it’s quite nice. You’re sat on all this information and people are genuinely intrigued. It’s one of the responsibilities of being in this show. You have to discrete about what you tell people, but you have to give people enough. But the show is based on impact and delivering it on a Saturday night to people in their homes.”

The source.

On the other hand:

“You won’t be disappointed,” said Matt Smith in reaction to seeing the script. “I read it and I clapped at the end. I think it’s hilarious and I think it’s epic and I think it’s vast. I’m telling you nothing more. But you will not be disappointed. I think it’s going to be the biggest, the best, the most inventive, the most exciting year for the show. The script delivers on all those points that you want it to for where the show is at this time. It’s brilliant.”

Speaking at the press launch for the new series, which begins on Saturday 30 March, the 30-year-old actor added: “It somehow manages to pay homage to everything and look forward. And I think that’s the genius of it.”

The source.

Tom Spilsbury, the Doctor Who Magazine editor, said on Twitter to say that filming on the 50th anniversary episode is due to begin in April. Filming was supposed to start today, but the schedule was altered.

 

Executive producer Caroline Skinner is leaving Doctor Who to join BBC Drama Production in London

The most notable news of the day, beside the election for a new Catholic Pope, is that Executive producer Caroline Skinner is leaving Doctor Who to join BBC Drama Production in London.

She will be replace by the BBC Wales’ Head of Drama, Faith Penhale, that will be undertaking the role of executive producer on the 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who, alongside the show runner, writer and executive producer Steven Moffat.

More information about the subject can be found here.

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The spear of destiny by Marcus Sedgwick, the third short story to celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who

The Spear of Destiny by Marcus Sedgwick is the third book from the series that celebrate the Doctor Who 50th year, it follows on from Second Doctor story, The Nameless City by Michael Scott, and A Big Hand for the Doctor by Eoin Colfer, a First Doctor adventure from Eoin Colfer.

The Third Doctor and Jo Grant are trying to track down the magical spear of Odin when they find themselves caught up in a vicious battle between two Viking tribes. But one of the Vikings is even more dangerous than he appears to be. Can the Doctor stop the spear getting into the wrong hands before it’s too late?

Marcus Sedgwick commented: “To me, Jon Pertwee is the quintessential Doctor – a hero of both thought and action. When I was young he seemed like a schoolmaster you were a bit afraid of, and yet really liked at the same time. Bringing him back to life and pitting him against his old nemesis, The Master, was a huge thrill for me and I hope fans will recognise Jon in the pages of my story.

The source is here. The short ebook will be available to download on March 23, but you can pre-order it from Amazon (UK | US) and i

  • Tunes (UK | AU)

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John Barrowman may appear in Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary show

Radio Times says that the actor John Barrowman has revealed that he is in discussion to take part in Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary.

I haven’t had any information up until just about right now – and all I can say to you is that we’re discussing things… that’s a total exclusive! You guys are the first to ever hear it.

Even yesterday I was giving interviews and I was saying I have heard nothing, and now I can give you a little bit of an exclusive. I’ve heard something!

More information can be found here.

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Nicholas Briggs will play Peter Hawkins, the original Daleks actor in Doctor Who 50th anniversary drama

The Whovians know or noticed Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Dalek since 2005, the voice of the Cyberman and Nestene Consciousness, but also from Torchwood.

Briggs will play Hawkins in An Adventure in Space and Time, a one-off drama wthat follows the people who brought the first episode of Doctor Who, An Unearthly Child, to TV screens in 1963. Hawkins is credited with creating the Daleks’ instantly-recognisable croaky voices with actor David Graham, and voiced several characters in the early Doctor Who series, including Daleks and Cybermen.

You can find more information about the subject here. The news was first announced on Twitter: #DoctorWho Just did my Peter Hawkins cameo today. Beyond exciting…