Douglas Adams’ legendary half-finished Doctor Who adventure, Shada was never completed but what actually happened? Ahead of the abandoned classic being brought to life as a brand-new animation we explain why Shada was never originally completed.
A book from Gallifrey holds the key to Shada and you can watch it. Are you ready to travel with Tom Baker, the Fourth Doctor, and Romana again? Shada is out on 24th November on EST platforms and on 4th December on DVD and Blu-ray: http://bit.ly/ShadaAnimation
Only a few weeks left until this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, and this is a sneak peek of Twice Upon A Time. Peter Capaldi is the current the Doctor, David Bradley is the First Doctor, Pearl Mackie is Bill Potts and Mark Gatiss is the Captain.
Interviewed on the BUZZ stage at MCM London Comic Con, David Bradley talks about recreating the First Doctor in the 2017 Doctor Who Christmas special, “Twice Upon A Time”. He’s accompanied by Claudia Grant (she played Carol Ann Ford), the actress who played the Doctor’s very first companion and granddaughter, Susan, in the 50th anniversary drama documentary An Adventure In Space And Time, and they give a shout out to the Big Finish audio adventures they’ve recorded together. The interview is interesting, let’s watch it.
The Delian Mode (Kara Blake, 2009) is a a short and useful experimental documentary revolving around the life and work of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire, best known for her groundbreaking sound treatment of the Doctor Who theme music in the 1960s. A collage of sound and image created in the spirit of Derbyshire’s unique approach to audio creation and manipulation, this film illuminates such soundscapes onscreen while paying tribute to a woman whose work has influenced electronic musicians for decades. More information: http://thedelianmode.com
For interest only: an introduction to the Delia Derbyshire archive at the John Rylands Library.
The issue 519 was out Thursday, 16th November 2017, price £5.99, and has and exclusive interview with the new first Doctor, David Bradley: 4 years ago he played William Hartnell in BBC Two’s ‘An adventure in space and time’. Now the actor is returning as the First Doctor for this year’s Christmas Special episode ‘Twice upon a time’.
Sir Derek Jacobi is returning as the Master: he talks to DWM about bringing back his version of the Master for Big Finish’s new series of audio adventures.
This Cristmas we will say goodbye to the current Doctor Peter Capaldi and the very first one, played by David Bradlay. And this is beautifully-made fan trailer for this 2017 Christmas special “Twice Upon a Time”, put together by ADmiralPRESENTS.
Matt Lucas is talking about being famous, the conventions and is enjoying being unconventional, as usual, during the The Graham Norton Show. Graham Norton was joined by Jane Fonda, Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Bryan Cranston and Matt Lucas.
This issue chat with David Tennant and Billie Piper because the theth Doctor and Rose are back: over a decade on from their time together in the TARDIS, they are back for a series of audio adventures.
“An audio recording’s very different to filming a bit of TV – but the vibe is the same, and the characters are the same.” (David Tennant)
“It’s like when you hang out with an old friend who you haven’t seen for years, and then loads of stuff has happened between you, but it’s sort of just like you’re immediately there again. I love it.” (Billie Piper)
Matt Lucas talked with the DWM team about his new autobiography, which he wrote while playing Nardole in the tenth series of Doctor Who.
In the second part of DWM interview, the Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy reflects on Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary and looks forward to the show’s future.
Doctor Who Magazine 518 was on sale from Thursday 19 October, price £5.99.
The part one of a new multi-part web series of Doctor Who Fact Files by Babelcolour (the YouTube account of digital artist and colourist Stuart Humphryes) and promoted by BBC America’s website. It explains the basics of the series – such as who the Doctor is, where he comes from, how he travels to each adventure and his startling ability to change his form. If the video does well there will be other files created to explain The Time Lords, the Doctor’s life on Gallifrey, the Daleks and the Cybermen amongst others.
It’s been about 2 months since Jodie Whitaker was announced as the Thirteenth Doctor, and in the first few weeks she has so far been largely quiet on the matter. But due to her appearance in the new BBC drama Trust Me, Jodie Whitaker has been doing the interview rounds. For the first time, about a month ago, the fans were able to hear her thoughts on taking over Doctor’s role.
By the way, David Tennant reacts to the recent casting of Jodie Whitaker in his former role of Dr. Who, he seems to be glad to see a female Doctor Who. Especially that she is his was in Broadchurch for 3 seasons.
A great, very detailed look at how to draw Silurians. Learn how to draw with artist Harriet Muller and special guest, Mimi. You will need paper, a pencil, pen, ruler, rubber and your choice of coloured media.
Peter Capaldi takes a bow: in this highlight from the Doctor Who Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, he delights the audience with a heartfelt speech about his co-stars.
He also gets standing ovation and gives a speech.
Stephen Moffat says that backlash to Jodie Whittaker’s casting as the new Doctor is fake news, not true.
In this highlight from the panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, showrunner Steven Moffat explains the difference between ‘The Doctor’ and ‘Doctor Who’.
Comic Con 2017 panel news, season 10 & highlights
Full interview with Peter Capaldi & Steven Moffat on IMDb at Comic-Con.
Peter Capaldi, Steven Moffat, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez and writer Mark Gatiss open up about the first female doctor, “Broadchurch” star Jodie Whittaker, and the upcoming Christmas special.
Michelle Gomez and John Simm talk about who led the dance and who had two left feet on that rooftop scene in the Doctor Who season 10 finale, ‘The Doctor Falls’. Their last episode as Master and Missy was narcissism at great scale.
The last episode of series 10, one of the latest episode of Peter Capaldi’s Doctor. Let’s find out more about that and get a closer look at the season 10 finale, the insides of a Cyberman, and the Master’s future. With Steven Moffat and the cast.
Be ready! Issue 515 will be published Thursday 27 July 2017, priced £5.99. It’s the end of an era, with Steven Moffat and Peter Capaldi leaving the show, and the guys from the magazine are paying a tribute to Moffat’s time as showrunner with contributors as Russel T Davies, Chris Chibnall, Mark Gatiss and others.