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Doctor Who – ‘The Time of the Doctor’ trailer, Arts

Doctor Who – ‘The Time of the Doctor’ trailer

Following on from the short trail at the end of The Day of the Doctor back in November, we have finally been given a longer trailer of the Doctor Who Christmas special and it’s all getting pretty tense. There are Weeping Angels, Daleks and Cybermen and lots of explosions (naturally).

By | Arts | Wednesday, 11 December 2013 at 11:32 pm

Doctor Who 50th anniversary: The Day of the Doctor, Arts

Doctor Who 50th anniversary: The Day of the Doctor

Let’s get one thing straight before we go any further, John Hurt is not the name of the Doctor. I’m referring to all those people who tweeted that John Hurt was the Doctor’s name at the end of The Name of the Doctor. Phew, now we’ve got that out of the way we can carry on.

By | Arts | Saturday, 23 November 2013 at 9:40 pm

Let the countdown commence – BBC releases Doctor Who: 50 years trailer, Arts

Let the countdown commence – BBC releases Doctor Who: 50 years trailer

After waiting nearly six months since the last instalment of Doctor Who, the BBC has released a trailer marking 50 years of the show.

By | Arts | Sunday, 20 October 2013 at 4:35 pm

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Eleventh Hour’ (Series 31), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Eleventh Hour’ (Series 31)

Between 2008-2009 Doctor Who had a hiatus of sorts. Instead of a full series there were several specials that saw the Doctor (David Tennant) travelling without a regular companion.

By | Arts | Saturday, 5 October 2013 at 4:00 am

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Fires of Pompeii’ (Series 30), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Fires of Pompeii’ (Series 30)

This is David Tennant’s last full series as the Doctor before he decided to leave and become a hard-bitten cop on Broadchurch and play Hamlet alongside Patrick Stewart a.ka. Star Trek’s Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

By | Arts | Tuesday, 1 October 2013 at 4:00 am

10 tips to cope while Doctor Who is off the air, Arts

10 tips to cope while Doctor Who is off the air

Doctor Who will not be back on our screens until November but here are 10 tips to cope until the series returns.

By | Arts | Saturday, 24 August 2013 at 5:00 am

Doctor Who star Matt Smith is leaving: A review of the Eleventh incarnation of the Time Lord, Arts

Doctor Who star Matt Smith is leaving: A review of the Eleventh incarnation of the Time Lord

He entered the world of Doctor Who yelling and bemoaning the fact that he wasn’t ginger (again) before crashing the Tardis (again). But now it’s time for Matt Smith to leave – how will the Eleventh incarnation be judged?

By | Arts | Saturday, 1 June 2013 at 10:50 pm

Doctor Who ‘The Name of the Doctor’ – Series 7, episode 13: John Hurt reveals his dark side, Arts

Doctor Who ‘The Name of the Doctor’ – Series 7, episode 13: John Hurt reveals his dark side

What a wonderful way to end this momentous series in the 50th year of Doctor Who. From the start of the episode you know this is going to be a good episode that will make the audience forgive past mistakes such as Dinosaurs on a Spaceship or the so-so Ring of Akhaten.

By | Arts | Saturday, 18 May 2013 at 8:00 pm

Doctor Who ‘Nightmare in Silver’ – Series 7, episode 12, Arts

Doctor Who ‘Nightmare in Silver’ – Series 7, episode 12

This week Neil Gaiman was in the writer’s chair with a story that saw the return of a classic Doctor Who foe: the Cybermen. Gaiman plus the Cybermen, what could possibly go wrong? Quite a lot, unfortunately.

By | Arts | Saturday, 11 May 2013 at 9:30 pm

Doctor Who ‘The Crimson Horror’ – Series 7, episode 11, Arts

Doctor Who ‘The Crimson Horror’ – Series 7, episode 11

This week was another great adventure from the pen of Mark Gatiss, featuring mother and daughter duo Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling, who played a mother and daughter with a rather dysfunctional relationship. It also saw Clara don Victorian garb again, surely having to squeeze into a corset must jog at least one past life memory?

By | Arts | Saturday, 4 May 2013 at 7:30 pm

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