Doctor Who News

All the latest Doctor Who news collected from around the web. Our sources include Twitter, Facebook, Google Alerts and Doctor Who Magazine, press releases from the BBC, Big Finish, AudioGo and others, as well as our readers! If you have a news story, please let us know!

News is compiled and edited by Christian Cawley, with help from Philip Bates. Our news team consists of Christian, Philip, Andrew Reynolds and Meredith Burnett.

Neil Gaiman Confirms Script

Neil Gaiman was the recipient of a gong for Best Comic at the SFX Awards held at the SFX Weekender this weekend – and revealed that the rumours about him scripting an episode of Doctor Who were in fact TRUE! His forwarded acceptance speech (Gaiman was unable to attend) for his award for Whatever Happened…

Perfect Fit

Steven Moffat described new TARDIS pairing Matt Smith and Karen Gillan as “exactly right” in his recent interview with Doctor Who Magazine (issue 418), and recalled the moment Gillan auditioned Casting director Andy Pryor pulled together a list of girls that apparently all did a good job – Moffat was certainly impressed with them all…

He’s A Drunken Giraffe!

Speaking to Doctor Who Magazine 418 (and if you haven’t got it yet, what are you waiting for?!) new showrunner Steven Moffat has revealed that the new Doctor is sa bit of a klutz! Matt Smith has already broken props and apparently fallen over a few times, leading The Grand Moff to describe the Eleventh…

Guest Casting Confirmed

In an information-packed Doctor Who Magazine, new showrunner Steven Moffat has confirmed the casting of some of the rumoured names from the past few months. We stress the use of the word “some” – he’s as canny as his predecessor in now giving the game away, but with Arthur Darvill confirmed as Rory (claimed by…

Moffat on Matt Smith Casting

Showrunner Steven Moffat confirmed in Doctor Who Magazine 418 that Matt Smith was not the actor they were looking for when casting the Eleventh Doctor. With a character for the new Doctor outlined in his head and the early scripts, Moffat was genuinely looking for an older face to replace David Tennant. “He so didn’t…

Matt Smith: “a bit barmy”

The new Doctor Who Magazine features loads of great stuff – including an interview with Steven Moffat in which the new showrunner reveals that Matt Smith auditioned for another role a few days before trying out for the Eleventh Doctor… Moffat is also behind the BBC series Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the fictional Victorian…

Companion Rumours

UK tabloid the Daily Star has reported on an interesting new development for Doctor Who in 2010 – could there be something interesting on the companions horizon in series 31? Obviously this shouldn’t be taken as gospel, as we’ve already seen the Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) will introduce the Doctor to her boyfriend Rory at…

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