The former series showrunner reveals why David Tennant nearly stayed an extra year and why one companion idea never made it to the screen. An interview interesting to watch: he has a new Doctor Who monster that’ll probably never appear.
A compilation of every funny and great reaction to the Tardis. Matt Smith, David Tennant and Peter Capaldi, with many other companions and characters are showcased within the video.
Something interesting to watch: Jon Culshaw reads the poem “Friend Ship” from the Doctor Who poetry book Now We Are Six Hundred by James Goss, with illustrations from Russell T Davies.
Jenna Coleman is talking about the perils of being one of the Doctor’s companions: her worst moment with the green screen.
All the people that run away with the Doctor since he returned to television. Are you staying or are you going to run away with him? 🙂
Pearl Mackie talked to IGN about joining the Doctor Who universe, replacing Clara, and what to expect from the tenth season of the iconic show.
The Doctor’s companions were at Boston Comic Con 2016: let’s watch together Amy Pond’s (Karen Gillan) & Clara Oswald’s (Jenna Coleman) panel.
The new companion has been introduced a few days ago, on Saturday. And Pearl Mackie gives her first ever interview.
Go behind the scene to watch Pearl on her first day on the set.
There are 3 months since Clara has left, a new companions has been cast, but we have to wait to find out who he / she / it is. Until then let’s find out The fan show’s top ten tips for travelling with the Time Lord.
People are coming in and getting out of our lives all the time, and Doctor’s companions are not an exception.
What’s you favorite departure? I can’t decide!
Almost 2 months ago, at the Doctor Who Festival, Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat talked about the possibilities for the Doctor’s new companion. Clara Oswald is out (for now), River Song may have had her last adventure with the Doctor, so we remain curious about who is going to be the next companion.
Do you know how to cosplay for the Doctor Who Festival next week? Want to get started with cosplay? With less then a week away to the festival Christel Dee was given a cosplay challenge, £30 and one day to make a cosplay costume. Find out more:
Peter Capaldi was asked a few production questions about the show, cosplay, companions and costumes: from being a companion to his new velvet jacket! Peter will be appearing at the Doctor Who Festival.
Karen Gillan and Jenna Coleman at the The Doctor’s Companion’s Questions & Answers session at Fan Expo 2015. Who do you think will replace Jenna during or at the end of series 9?
Christel Dee chat for the fan show to the current Doctor’s companion, Clara Oswald – aka Jenna Coleman, about her relationship with the Doctor, why Clara travels with him, and what she thinks of Clara cosplayers.
Also UNIT’s Captain Derek Latimer (Chris Thomson) puts us through some more health and safety training.
This is an interview with a 14-year-old Lalla Ward from a 1966 children’s TV show called A Whole Scene Going (broadcast 9 March 1966). The interview was directed by John Crome. As you (probably) know, Lalla Ward would go on to play the second incarnation of the Fourth Doctor’s Time Lady companion Romana.
Cavan Scott, co-author of Doctor Who Who-ology, takes us through the stats and the facts of the Doctor’s adventures, companions and foes. So keep watching and enjoy.
Let’s watch and enjoy Matt Smith’s full panel from the St. Louis Comic-Con 2014. The eleventh Doctor talks about his advice for Peter Capaldi, does an impression of Karen Gillian, explains that all the girls in America love Arthur Darvill, gives his choice of past companions, and even sings Let It Go from Frozen.
“The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don’t always spoil the good things and make them unimportant.
Matt Smith’s era was and will probably always be many people’s favourite era of Doctor Who. This is a tribute to the Eleven Doctor’s story, his companions and of course, Matt Smith.
Music – “False King” Two Steps From Hell
Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman will feature in two special editions of Blue Peter dedicated to the BBC sci-fi show. Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) will answer viewers’ questions in a pre-recorded segment for the Doctor Who: Blue Peter Special on the CBBC channel at 5:30pm on Thursday 21st of November.
Matt Smith (the 11th Doctor) will be following her in the Doctor Who: Blue Peter Party at 9:30am on Saturday 23 November – 50 years to the day after the first ever episode of Doctor Who was broadcast.
The first Blue Peter special (Thursday 21st of November) will also see the launch of a competition giving young fans the chance to design a sonic device for one of three Doctor Who characters – Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint and Sontaran Commander Strax – while the Saturday edition will see a live audience joined in the studio by aliens from the series and challenged to design their very own monster. Viewers will be asked to send in their ideas for a new piece of sonic hardware for one of The Doctor’s companions. The winning design will be featured in the forthcoming eighth series of Doctor Who.
The competition will invite entries in three age categories: six to eight years, nine to 11 years and 12 to 15 years. The high-tech tools will be considered by a panel of judges including Steven Moffat and the production designer Michael Pickwoad, the man responsible for the recent Tardis control room revamp.
Winners will be announced as part of Blue Peter’s Christmas show on 19th of December, with one chosen designer heading to Cardiff to see their gadget being used on the Doctor Who set. Three runners up will each receive a framed picture featuring their entry and a signed photo of the actor they designed it for.
Competition details will be live on the Blue Peter website following the launch on 21 November.
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It’s the fist time I am watching the Doctor Who musical… it’s a little weird and very different to the characters we love, but it’s fun.
Starring: Travis Slavin as Doctor Who and Elizabeth Oldak as his companion!
Original Music and Lyrics by Antonius Nazareth
Directed and Edited by Vijay Nazareth
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We all enjoyed the presence of the beautiful special women in Doctor’s life as companions and friends (and later lover, Rose Tyler)… Well, these are la latest women.
Â “When you travel in a time machine, you never know where you’ll end up.” so says Karen Gillan (Amy Pond).
Don’t miss the World Premiere of an All New Special, The destination of Doctor Who – Saturday August 25 at 9/8c, Â only on BBC America.
The year 5 Billion, the Starship UK, a haunted hotel full of nightmares, a spaceship full of Weeping Angels… Gallifrey, Gallifrey, Gallifrey, Gallifrey, Gallifrey!
Leave the beach towel at home and take a trip to the end of the Earth — literally. From the Starship UK to one very haunted hotel, you won’t find the destinations of Doctor Who in any guidebook. Join celebrity Whovians as they visit some of the most memorable locations visited by The Doctor and his companions.
It is said that she suffered numerous stumbles and torn ligaments playing Jo Grant alongside Jon Pertweeâ€™s Doctor in the 1970s â€“ and â€œI lose things all the time. I once left my motherâ€™s ashes at a bus stop!â€ Today, itâ€™s just a glove and make-up bag she momentarily mislays. She has to read menus, letters, scripts inches from her nose.
The full interview can be found here.
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Tell me: have you have ever watch or read a story about a great hero (who saved the world or the history or the entire Universe) that was alone and had almost nobody around him?Â If there are any such stories they are anonymous. The reason is very simple: there was no one there to tell (us) the story. All the good stories have been told by others… and the Doctor stories are not exceptions.
In an interview published on Radio Times the writer Steven Moffat is establishing the priorities for the Doctor Who characters:
Doctor Who head writer Steven Moffat says the series tells the story of the Doctor’s companion, rather than the Time Lord himself, and that the thought of the Doctor travelling alone is “depressing” and “unhealthy”.
â€œThe story of Doctor Who is always the story of the companion, itâ€™s always their story,” said Moffat. “It was Rose Tylerâ€™s story, itâ€™s Amy Pondâ€™s story – the story of the time they knew the Doctor and how that began; how it developed and how it ended.”
Current companions Amy Pond and Rory Williams – aka Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill – are setÂ to leave the show partway through the upcoming series, withÂ Jenna-Louise ColemanÂ starting a new chapter when she makes her first appearance in the Christmas special.
â€œThe story begins again, not so much with the new Doctor, but with the new companion,” Moffat toldÂ BBC America. “It is their story. The Doctorâ€™s the hero, but theyâ€™re the main character.â€
Â Billie Piper is talking on Jonathon Ross’ showÂ about Doctor Who series and the new companion at that time Martha Jones (Freema Ageyman). The interview is 3 years old.
Just few nights ago Karen Gillan spoke about her confirmed departure from Doctor Who, the longest-running and highest-rated sci-fi series inÂ history,Â during her interview on The Graham Norton Show (BBC America).
Some time during the season 7 of Doctor Who will stop being the Doctor’s companion, but she will return to the show in the future.