Friday, 30 July 2010

Another Late Which Episode

Thanks to those who left their guesses yesterday - the correct answer was Cold Blood. Well done to anybody who had it right!

Series 6 News

In an interview with Den of Geek, it's been revealed that head writer Steven Moffat will pen five of series six's episodes. For series five he wrote six, but this time the number has dropped.

Also, another actor for this year's Christmas Special has been revealed - it's Steve North, who has appeared in dramas like Casualty and The Bill. He'll be playing a character called Older Benjamin.

Monday, 26 July 2010

News Round Up

Again I apologise for the lack of posts lately, but here's a quick round up. Firstly, the draft artwork for the series five boxset has been revealed and some editions will feature a special crack casing. You can see the images below:

Also, Matt Smith has been spotted filming for the Christmas special and it's been confirmed that the Doctor will have a brand new jacket from the picture below. Thanks to TARDIS-Base for this.

Finally, the BBC Proms happened over the weekend and Doctor Who was a big part of the show. Here's a video, again from TARDIS-Base, with Matt Smith playing the Doctor in the TARDIS. This was shown before he actually came into the audience.

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Which Episode Wednesday

Thanks to those of you who submitted your guesses yesterday - the correct answer was The Runaway Bride, during the scene with the Racnoss. Well done to anyone who guessed correctly!

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

News Round Up

Sorry, I've been really bad with news lately, but here's a round up of everything note-worthy:

- Two new covers for the Decide your Destiny books have been revealed and you can see them below - they feature the Judoon and the Werewolf.

- Secondly, another guest for this year's Christmas special has been revealed and it's Danny Horn, a welsh opera singer. He's rumoured to play a vicar, but nothing has been confirmed yet.

- Finally, it's also been rumoured that in this series' DVD boxset there will be some exclusive scenes written by Steven Moffat that feature the Doctor and Amy in the TARDIS. These are meant to show what happens between episodes, but this hasn't been confirmed yet either.

Friday, 16 July 2010

Late Which Episode?

Thank you to those who took a guess at yesterday's picture - the correct answer was Daleks in Manhattan. Well done to anyone who got it right!

Monday, 12 July 2010

Christmas Special Guest Stars Confirmed!

Filming has begun on this year's Christmas special and, as a result, two of the guest stars have been revealed. They are Michael Gambon, famous for his potrayal of Harry Potter's Albus Dumbledore, and Welsh singing star Katherine Jenkins, who will be making her acting debut.

The episode is said to have a twist on the traditional Christmas Carol story and Steven Moffat has claimed that he had a lot of fun writing the script. More information will be posted when it comes!

Friday, 9 July 2010

New 'The Brilliant Book'

The cover and details for a brand new book entitled (imaginatively) The Brilliant Book have been revealed by the BBC. The synopsis is as follows:

Celebrate the rebirth of the UK's number one family drama series with this lavish hardback, containing everything you need to know about the Eleventh Doctor’s first year.

Explore Amy Pond’s home village, Leadworth, read a lost section from Churchill's memoirs that covers his adventures with the Doctor, and learn all about the legend of the Weeping Angels. See how the Doctor's costume evolved, how the monsters are made and discover the trade secrets of writing a thrilling Doctor Who script. Plus exclusive interviews with all of the key players and a few secret celebrity guests, and new fiction by Brian Aldiss…

Including contributions from executive producer Steven Moffat, stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan, and scriptwriters Mark Gatiss and Gareth Roberts, among others, and packed with beautiful original illustrations and never-before-seen pictures, The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who is the ultimate companion to the world's most successful science fiction series.

The book will be released on September 30th at the RRP of £12.99. Thanks to TARDIS Base for the information!

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

New DWM Cover

The cover for issue 424 of DWM has been released and can be seen above. It clearly has a wedding theme, and will feature all the usuals - competitions, news and plenty more.

Saturday, 3 July 2010

Official Ratings Released For 'The Pandorica Opens'

The final ratings for The Pandorica Opens have been released earlier than usual and show that the last episode of series five was watched by an official total of 7.57 million people. 6.94 million watched on BBC One, while an additional 0.635 million watched on the BBC HD channel.

This is definitely an impressive finish for the series, as the episode gained a total of a 37% share of the television audience.

Friday, 2 July 2010

DWA - Special Edition

The latest issue of Doctor Who Adventures is out now in all good newsagents and this time it's a special collector's edition, with a 3D cover. It includes all the usual features and you can get it for £2.20.