Doctor Who

How does “Twice Upon a Time” stand up as a swansong for Doctor Who‘s Steven Moffat?

December 26, 2017

**SPOILER WARNING!** The following contains spoilers regarding the 2017 Doctor Who Christmas Special, “Twice Upon a Time”. And with that, the sprawling, often brilliant but mostly wildly inconsistent [Steven] Moffat run on Doctor Who is over!  …Oh, right. We’re meant to be talking about the regeneration of Capaldi into Whittaker. Well, that was brilliant, clearly. […]

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Returning to Australia for Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is triple threat John Barrowman

December 20, 2017

Last month as one of Australia’s leading pop culture conventions, Supanova Comic Con And Gaming, wrapped up its final tour for the year, they dropped a huge guest announcement for their next shows in 2018. Following on from that broadcast comes yet another release that is sure to put a smile on Supanova fans dials. […]

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Knock Knock, Who’s There? Peter Capaldi for Supanova Comic Con & Gaming!

November 23, 2017

It’s only been a couple of days since Brisbane and Adelaide got turned upside down with Millie Bobby Brown and Stan Lee making waves for the Supanova Comic Con And Gaming events, but they’ve gone and dropped a huge guest announcement for their April 2018 tour. None other than the 12th (or 13th depending on […]

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Douglas Adams’ unfinished Tom Baker era Doctor Who to be released in Australian cinemas

October 30, 2017

Australian Doctor Who fans can let out a sigh of relief, as they will finally be able to experience Doctor Who: Shada on the big screen, as BBC Worldwide ANZ and Sharmill Films have recently announced that a limited theatrical run of the completed and restored Doctor Who story that combines both original live-action footage […]

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Interview: Catrin Stewart talks Doctor Who and pushing diversity representation boundaries and meeting fans at Oz Comic Con

October 2, 2017

Australian television fans would probably recognise Catrin Stewart from her most notable role as Jenny Flint on Doctor Who. The character of Flint began as a maid to Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh), a Silurian lizard woman who also is a bit of a Sherlock Holmes-type, along with her trusty Sontaran assistant Strax (Dan Starkey). However […]

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Five Things We Learned From Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman at Oz Comic Con Sydney

October 2, 2017

Over the weekend the ICC Sydney Convention Centre at Darling Harbour played host to Oz Comic Con Sydney. This would be the first time the pop culture event would be held in the brand new convention centre so it seemed only fitting that for this event we’d be graced by a very special guest in […]

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Oz Comic-Con to bring Doctor Who‘s Jenna Coleman to Brisbane and Sydney

August 25, 2017

Australia has had a long standing love affair with Doctor Who and thanks to Oz Comic Con we’ll get the opportunity to meet one of its most popular companions. Jenna Coleman best known as Clara Oswald aka the Impossible Girl will be heading down under and appearing at OzCC’s Brisbane (23-24th Sept) and Sydney (30th […]

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Doctor Who fans, the 13th Doctor has been revealed

July 16, 2017

After much rumour and speculation, the 13th actor to play the iconic Time Lord in Doctor Who was revealed this morning, following Federer’s win in the Men’s Wimbledon Singles final. While we know we’re not alone in wishing they’d wait until the Christmas regeneration episode to surprise us with the next Doctor, the reveal was nonetheless […]

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Oz Comic-Con Interview: Arthur Darvill on Doctor Who, Legends of Tomorrow, inspiration & space/time distortion

March 31, 2017

With turns in series like Doctor Who and Legends of Tomorrow, Arthur Darvill has become a Comic Con favourite around the world – and now he’s in Australia, having just finished up with Oz Comic-Con in Perth, and now this weekend he’ll be in Adelaide for the event’s South Australian turn. Ahead of arriving in […]

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Doctor Who‘s Arthur Darvill to appear at Perth Oz Comic-Con

March 2, 2017

One of the most loved companions from the world of Doctor Who will be making an appearance Down Under. Best known for his role as the lovable Rory Williams, whom he played alongside Karen Gillian and Matt Smith from 2010-2012, Arthur Darvill will be making an appearance at Perth Oz-Comic Con. As well as his run […]

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Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio to screen at selected Australian cinemas on Boxing Day

November 22, 2016

BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) and Sharmill Films have announced that there will be special Boxing Day screenings of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special: The Return of Doctor Mysterio, at cinemas around Australia. The special will see the Doctor team up with a Batman/Superman-esque comic-book superhero in New York. The cinema event will […]

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Doctor Who is set to return to Australian cinemas with The Power of the Daleks

October 25, 2016

BBC Worldwide ANZ and Sharmill Films have announced that they will be screening a limited theatrical screening of Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks animated series from Saturday 12 November for one week only. The Power of the Daleks is one of the most iconic Doctor Who arcs, released 50 years ago and yet no […]

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Peter Capaldi will appear in the premiere of brand new Doctor Who spin off series Class on ABC2

September 26, 2016

ABC2 have partnered with BBC to release the Doctor Who spin off series Class, written by award-winning author Patrick Ness (The Knife of Never Letting Go, A Monster Calls). The twelfth and current Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi, will make an appearance in the first episode of the double debut. Katherine Kelly (Mr Selfridge, Coronation Street) […]

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BBC makes up for lost time with new animated Doctor Who series

September 8, 2016

Whovians unite! BBC Worldwide has your backs. They’ve recently commissioned an animated remake of The Power of the Daleks, a 1966 Doctor Who storyline. In the words of Variety, the storyline was originally “exterminated by callous technocrats”. Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of sci-fi fans like the words ‘archive purge’, but that’s apparently what the original episodes […]

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Exclusive: British actor Samuel Anderson talks the differences between theatre and TV production and working on Doctor Who

July 3, 2016

It’s not very often that a new supporting actor on Doctor Who manages to make enough of an impression to be voted the best male guest star in the series for that year. But when Samuel Anderson joined the cast as teacher Danny Pink and love interest for Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald, he set hearts […]

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Exclusive: British actress Ingrid Oliver talks on comedic and dramatic roles and playing Osgood on Doctor Who

June 24, 2016

Fans of Doctor Who will recognise Ingrid Oliver as Petronella Osgood, though if you’re a fan of British comedy you may have caught Oliver in a number of other productions over the last decade. Oliver however looks strikingly different from Osgood minus her thick rimmed glasses and lab coat when we catch up with her […]

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Newcomer Pearl Mackie joins Doctor Who as new companion ‘Bill’!

April 24, 2016

British actress Pearl Mackie has been revealed as the latest companion to enter the TARDIS in an exclusive clip released by the BBC overnight. Set to join Peter Capaldi in the 2017 of Doctor Who, the Brixton native’s character is named ‘Bill’ and looks to be a fresh and inquisitive companion to Capaldi’s Time Lord. Mackie, a relative […]

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Rakhee Thakrar “hotly tipped” to become the next Doctor Who companion

March 2, 2016

While Doctor Who has found its next showrunner, the search for the Doctor’s next companion continues, with former-Eastenders star Rakhee Thakrar emerging as an early frontrunner. RadioTimes reported earlier today that Thakrar is on a shortlist of actresses being considered to fill the absence left by the departure of Clara (Jenna Coleman) at the end of the most-recent series. […]

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Broadchurch Creator Set To Take Over Doctor Who in 2018; Season 10 delayed to 2017.

January 23, 2016

Big news for fans of the long-running BBC science-fiction series Doctor Who today with the announcement that showrunner Steven Moffat will be stepping down to make way for Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall. The story broke early this morning through RadioTimes, and was later confirmed by both the official Twitter account for the show and the […]

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Stars of Doctor Who and Torchwood heading to Gold Coast & Melbourne Supanovas in April!

January 18, 2016

Doctor Who and Torchwood fans are in for a treat this April, with this latest bit of Supanova news dropping! For the pop culture expo’s Melbourne and Gold Coast events coming up, cast members from both hit TV shows will be attending, giving fans the opportunity to connect with some favourites, past and present. Eve […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 12 “Hell Bent” (UK, 2015)

December 12, 2015

After last weeks goosebump-inducing episode “Heaven Sent”, this weeks episode “Hell Bent” had a lot to live up to. It had to deliver a compelling conclusion to the season, solve all this hybrid nonsense, and would finally reintroduce the eagerly awaited Gallifery whose disappearance has been teased for several seasons now. With so much to cover, it […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 11 “Heaven Sent”

November 30, 2015

Last weeks episode “Face The Raven” saw the departure of long-term companion Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) and the return of the angry and uncompromising Doctor that I’ve missed so much. This weeks episode “Heaven Sent” is set only mere seconds from where we left off last week, the opening sequence detailing that the Doctor has […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 10 “Face The Raven” (UK, 2015)

November 24, 2015

Clara Oswald’s death is something that has been foreshadowed incessantly throughout this season. We’ve caught glimpses into the Doctor understanding that he will inevitably outlive his best friend; we’ve understood that Clara has become dangerously similar to the Doctor; and in the opening chords of this weeks episode “Face The Raven”, it seems that Clara […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 9 “Sleep No More” (UK, 2015)

November 16, 2015

I think I’ve missed something this entire season; when everyone praised “The Witch’s Familiar” as being one of the best episodes in Doctor Who history, I gave it one star. This week, fans are amassed with disappointment after “Sleep No More” – it seems that I’m the only person in all of time space who loved the […]

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DVD Review: Doctor Who Series 9: Part 1 (UK, 2015)

November 12, 2015

I must confess, I geek out a little when there’s Doctor Who DVD’s about; I’ve got every boxset from New-Who (though I’m still working on collecting all the classics). Every Christmas I would receive the latest season, using my holidays to productively nestle in and watch the entire season…twice. Doctor Who Series 9: Part 1 comes a little […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 8 “The Zygon Inversion” (UK, 2015)

November 9, 2015

“Since when is Doctor Who political?”, says my Tom Baker adoring mother after seeing the credits roll for “The Zygon Inversion”. Bewildered and a little confused as any long-term fan of the show would be, my mum encapsulates a stark change in the landscape of Doctor Who – that it has the power to transcend […]

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Doctor Who Pop-Up Shop opens at Broadway Shopping Centre in Sydney

November 7, 2015

Ahead of the big Doctor Who Festival this month at Hordern Pavilion/Royal Hall of Industries, Broadway Shopping Centre has become the new temporary home to the returning Pop-Up Shop completely dedicated to the iconic sci-fi franchise. Aimed at all the companion, Whovians, and Time Lords around the city, the pop-up stocks exclusive merch, toys, gifts, […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Season 9 Episode 7 “The Zygon Invasion” (UK, 2015)

November 2, 2015

The last time we were treated to an appearance by the Zygons was in the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who, titled “The Day of the Doctor”. Foregrounding the episode in recounting that episode, “The Zygon Invasion” had much to live up to. If you don’t recall, “The Day of the Doctor” explored how the Doctor(s) […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Season 9 Episode 6 “The Woman Who Lived” (UK, 2015)

October 27, 2015

Another week; another shitty monster. This week marks the third conclusion to Doctor Who’s consecutive two-parter trend, and just like the others, reiterates that it seems that the show may have lost its spark. Last week, we were left with a huge cliffhanger in “The Girl Who Died”; the Doctor left Ashildr (Maisie Williams) immortal, which, through cause and […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Season 9 Episode 5 “The Girl Who Died” (UK, 2015)

October 19, 2015

Upon first seeing that picture of Maisie Williams in the TARDIS, I was overwhelmed with excitement; ‘the clash of the fandoms’, I call it – Game of Thrones meets Doctor Who. Combined with my high expectations of her ridiculous acting ability and my dissatisfaction of the past few Who episodes, I had mixed expectations for the fifth […]

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