The screwdriver is gone… long live the shades! You can make anything a bit ‘sonic’, so I can only wonder ‘what is next?!’.
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Effects Supervisor Danny Hargreaves explains how he achieved the fireball effect.
Sophie Stone and Zaqi Ismail talk about their characters, Cass and Lunn.
How do you become the scariest ghost on television? Actor Colin McFarlane explains about becoming a ghost!
Peter Capaldi talks about the Doctor Who take on ghosts, this story of Under the lake and its twist.
Filming an underwater base on dry land is no easy feat – cast and crew tell of Doctor Who tells you how they did that.
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A town covered by water after a damn broke, an underwater base built near by, on the bottom of the lake, to explore some oil, and than abandoned, an alien spaceship found after mapping the area and then brought inside the base.
Are these reasons good enought to bring in the Doctor? Yes and no. Let’s add a new reason: the dead people are transforming into ghosts and try to kill the living near them. But not before accomplishing some necessary conditions: they had to gather information to send a message.
Now that’s enough to call the Doctor? Or for the TARDIS to get him there for no apparent reason and for no request from the Doctor – a habit you found out about in the episode The Doctor’s Wife: the Time Lord arrive not only where he wants, but also where he needs to be. He and the people depending of his help. And the base from under the lake, 3 days after the alien ship was brought inside, is the exact place and time for Doctor’s and Clara’s presence.
Clara. The impossible girl that is more and more like the Doctor is always prepared for adventures and she take control of the action when she has to. Too much active, she wouldn’t return home for a break (but, wait, after Danny Pink’s death she does not need that) and you should start thinking about that. I am curious to find out how all this action will end for Clara – it is already known that she’s leaving the TARDIS for good sometime this season, and her departure will be memorable.
Returning to the base on the bottom of the lake – the Doctor, Clara and the survivors of the initial team succed in trapping the ghost trying to solve the mystery of the alien spaceship and its user (who’s body is recovered and got back). Suspended between life and dead, he / she / it left behind a message that force the visitors to act even after death. The action take place in the year 2119 and it’s continuation happens a few hundreds of years earlier.
The episode os ok, it has a good atmosphere, it has humor, it’s a classical Doctor’s adventure when he has to solve a crises, but it could be better: some of the characters could be used more, and the case of the ghosts look a lot like the chase from Alien 3. Considering the final (you will have to find it by yourself) it’s easy to guess understand that the inhabitants of the alien spaceship is the Doctor itself, even if the original owner was somebody else.
Written by Toby Whithouse, directed by Daniel O’Hara, produced by Derek Ritchie. Executive producers Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin. Cast: Peter Capaldi (the Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald), Colin McFarlane (Moran), Sophie Stone (Cass), Zaqi Ismail (Lunn), Morven Christie (O’Donnell), Arsher Ali (Bennet), Steven Robertson (Pritchard), Paul Kaye (Prentis).
The next episode, the second and final part of the story, is Before the flood.
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Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat talk about what we should expect in the third episode of series 9, Under The Lake.
Also, Steven Moffat gets you ready for the best ghost story you have watch lately! A ghost story inside a maze with a great cliffhanger. Is Danny Pink returning? 😀
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They guys and girls from the fan show discuss last week’s episode, The Witch’s Familiar. With Christel Dee, Luke Spillane, Doctor Who Magazine editor Tom Spilsbury and comediant Bec Hill.
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Steven Moffat, Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman introduce ‘Under the Lake’, the next episode of Doctor Who.
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If Edie Falco, Ed Westwick, Beau Bridges, and other celebrities jumped in Doctor Who’s TARDIS and could travel anywhere in time and space, where would they go? Special Anglophenia correspondent Georgie Okell asked them that very question at the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea presented by BBC America on September 19, 2015.
Where would YOU go if you could travel by TARDIS?
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What about these women…?! One moment they try to kill each other, the other moment they are best friends and allies when they have to get out of troubles and to save the Doctor, and they betray each other first every time they can. I mean, of course, about the relation between Missy and Clara, something that starts to look a lot like the relation between the Doctor and Missy. With the obvious difference of personality: killer psychopath versus philantrophist.
You can’t praise the man either: the Doctor ran away from the child Davros instead of saving him, and when the old dying Davros is searching for him the Doctor continues to run until he has no choice. He gets to Skaro waiting for a trap, trapping Davros and the Daleks, and the relation between him and the maniacal creator of Daleks is the center of the story: two manipulators with a long relation between them are dueling for their lifes. It would not surprise me at all a new time war between the Time Lords and Dalek, but until them Julian Bleach explores a very different perspective of Davros, a move that initial stir some controversy. And Peter Capaldi feels great as the Doctor and he acts like that.
The continuation of the first episode from season 9, The Magician`s Apprentice, The witch`s familiar is fluid enough and has a very good script in order to keep you there all the time. You will get more than you have expected: more information about how Missy survived the end of the series 8, about how Daleks react (they channel their emotion instead blocking the as their friends Cybermen do) and how they treat their dead (the tubes for evacuating the residues are revolting to some point of this episode). Clara gets inside a Dalek tank (again!), a lot like she appeared in Doctor Who, but this time she is getting inside one of the shells and taken through the fellows of the dead Dalek.
For more details you have to watch the episode. It’s a good continuation of the first episode (but not extraordinay), directed by Hettie MacDonald and written by Steven Moffat. Cast: Julian Bleach (Davros), Nicholas Briggs (Dalek – voice), Peter Capaldi (The Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald), Barnaby Edwards (Dalek), Michelle Gomez (Missy), Jaye Griffiths (Jac), Clare Higgins (Ohila), Kelly Hunter (Shadow Architect), Nicholas Pegg (Dalek), Joey Price (Boy), Jemma Redgrave (Kate Lethbridge-Stewart), Jami Reid-Quarrell (Colony Sarff).
The next episode, Under the lake, will be broadcast 3th of October and it is the beginning of a 2 part story (Under the lake & Before the flood).
Doctor Who Extra: Series 2 Episode 2 (2015)
Young Davros – Let’s get the inside story as we go behind the scenes with Joey Price (Davros).
Do you want to know what’s it like to be trapped inside a Dalek? Jenna Coleman reveals all about the Dalek Clara!
Jenna Coleman and Michelle Gomez talk about the relationship between Clara and Missy I’ve told you earlier.
Nichloas Briggs (know as the voice of the Daleks) talks about his approach to creating a cacophony of Davro’s creations.
Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat talk about the return of Davros and his relationship with the Doctor.
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The Doctor and Davros face each other in this preview of The Witch’s Familiar, the Time Lord threatening his enemy with a useless weapon.
The Daleks strive to protect Davros in this preview of The Witch’s Familiar, but the Doctor is escaping.
Steven Moffat and Peter Capaldi introducing this episode for you.
Also, Steven Moffat teases what’s in store in The Witch’s Familiar.
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The people from the fan show discuss the last week’s episode, The Magician’s Apprentice. Another review for the series 9, episode 1. With Christel Dee, Luke Spillane, Cameron K McEwan and Chris Johnson.
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The Doctor is a prisoner of the creatures who hate him most, the Daleks, on Skaro, their home planet. Clara and Missy are dead, the TARDIS has been destroyed. And it’s about to get worse!
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Before the Doctor can have his Day, he must first swing by the Super Cafe. What happens when the Doctor, Superman and Batman meet and drink coffee? Well.. let’s watch!
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What’s with this time traveling Doctors?… His path cross over a boy’s path in the middle of war without end, trapped between the handmines with eyes into a mined field, he tries to save the boy’s life (against all the odds), but leaves in the moment he finds out that the young’s name is Davros. The same Davros that would later create the perfect warriors known as Dalek, responsables of the start of the greatest time war against the Time Lords.
Or the relation he have with Master / Missy: on moment they try to kill each other, messing with each other’s plans and involving a lot of people and planets in them, the other moment they are the same old ancient friend (have been for centuries!) that fight together against a common enemy. But what can you do against it: one is a murdering psychopat, the other is a traveling filantropist, both adventurers travelers in time. You don’t choose who you like and who your friends are, right?
Anyway, you got the ideea: the Doctor is returning (he is hard to find in the beginning, but he is back!), Clara is returning (at least for the moment becuase she is leavint the TARDIS during this series), Missy is back. So does Davros and his creations, Davros for the first time since 2008, even if the Daleks have constantly returned since them – they are some monsters very hard to eradicate in Who universe.
The reasons for Doctor’s disappearance is easy to understand, considering the first paragraph, especially when Davros sends him notice that he is dying, that he remembers his enemy intervention from his childhood and they have “some” issues to talk about before he dies.
After missing half of episode (hidden in an unexpected way, but for good reasons), the Doctor have to make a great appearance with a lot of humor. Very stilish for the beloved Time Lord and very stimulating, especially with Missy along him. I won’t tell you (a lot of) details about the first episode of firt series, especially that this season has several 2 part stories and the conclusion of this story will be found in the next episode (The witch’s familiar), you’ll have to find them by yourself.
All I can say is that the Doctor and Davros meet again, in conditions you do not expect. This episode might be more that usual, but at least you won’t complain (or you shouldn’t complain) of it. Either way, you won’t have the time for complaining: the action is cursive, without breaks.
For any other questions you will have to wait the next episode.
Cast: Peter Capaldi (The Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara), Michelle Gomez (Missy), Jami Reid-Quarrell (Colony Sarff), Jemma Redgrave (Kate), Joey Price (Boy), Jaye Griffiths (Jac), Harki Bhambra (Mike), Daniel Hoffmann-Gill (Bors), Benjamin Cawley (Kanzo), Aaron Neil (Mr Dunlop), Nick Briggs (Voice of the Daleks), India Ria Amarteifio (Alison), Dasharn Anderson (Ryan), Stefan Adegbola (Newsreaders), Shin-Fei Chen, Lucy-Newman Williams, Demi Papaminas (School Girl), Jonathon Okinnaka (Soldier). Story written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Hettie MacDonald, produced by Peter Bennett.
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Sheldon Cooper is still very very sad about this, but let’s let his friends take care of him. Until that, Wil Wheaton sits down with the 12th Doctor, Peter Capalidi, and Jenna Coleman to discuss the process of driving the TARDIS.
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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?
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Whovian kids at Comic Con had some questions for the Doctor, so BBC helped them asked him. Hold on your questions for now, the next season starts in a few hours and you’ll have a lot of more questions to ask after that!
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What do you think: does the general ideological interpretation of Doctor Who’s greatest monsters stand up to scrutiny? Are the historical parallels appropriate? This video looks at the various ways to interpret the show’s villains. And Daleks are the greatest.
About the Daleks: watch the ultimate trailer (1963 – 2015).
The start of series 9 (the first episode, The Magicians Apprentice, is tonight) is considered to be a great opportunity to put together a Ultimate Trailer looking back at the Daleks History in Doctor Who, right from the very beginning back in 1963 to there latest adventure ‘The Magicians Apprentice’/ ‘The Witches Familiar’!
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The rumours about Jenna’s leaving show are true this time… she swung by to share some important news with Nick Grimshaw (Grimmy) in BBC radio 1 interview: she has already filmed her final scenes and made her emotional farewell to the cast and crew. The BBC has already officially confirmed that Jenna will leave Doctor Who during series 9, the first episode of which begins tomorrow (September 19).
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Their relationship had a lot of ups and downs, they changed a lot since they first met. And their relation will change again, especially when taking in consideration the rumours about Clara’s departure sometimes during or at the end of series 9. Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat talk about the Doctor and Clara’s relationship in Series 9 has changed…
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Stark, your beloved Sontaran warrior and Doctor’s companion, tells you several things about Doctor Who game maker. You can play and find more information here.
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BBC America asked the cast of Doctor Who fans’ questions and here’s what Peter Capaldi had to say- it’s the first #AskDW!
Anyway, Peter Capaldi’s returning in Doctor Who in any other role than the Doctor’s would be… bad. Don’t you think so?
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The cover for issue #491 of Doctor Who Magazine has been unveiled, and Peter Capaldi and a whole host of Daleks are this month’s stars: the Doctor is trapped on the planet of the Daleks. You also have 4 new episode preview inside.
Doctor Who Magazine #491 is on sale from Thursday 17 September 2015, priced £5.99.
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Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin were at a screening a few days ago in Cardiff for the first two episodes. Jason Mohammad caught up with them to ask them a few questions, and Peter Capaldi hat to say something avout what’s it like being the Doctor?
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The new series of Doctor Who that stars on Saturday will have several two-part episodes that will make the action and the story more intense. Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat discuss these two part episodes in the new season!
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Steven Moffat and producer Derek Ritchie discuss The Time of the Doctor on an episode of Doctor’s finest.
Don’t forget the new season of Doctor Who! Starting this week, Saturday, September 19th!
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On this week’s show Great British Bake Off winner and resident Doctor Who baker Edd Kimber showed the fan show guys how to make a TARDIS Battenburg cake! Presented by Christel Dee. Too bad it’s not bigger on the inside or it’s not flying through space and time, but it should be sweeter on the inside and it will make you want more!
TARDIS Battenburg cake recipe was made available
350g unsalted butter, room temperature
350g caster sugar
1 1/2 tsp almond extract
6 medium eggs
280g plain flour
100g ground almonds
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
Black food colouring
450g white marzipan
1-2tsp navy blue colouring
200g white sugarpaste
100g unsalted butter, room temperature
200g icing sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon extract
Lightly grease a two 9inch square cake pans with a little oil and line with a strip of parchment paper.
In a large bowl beat the butter and sugar together for 10 minutes until light and fluffy, then beat in the almond extract. Add the eggs a little at a time, beating until combined before adding more. Add the flour, almonds and baking powder and mix gently until just combined. Divide the batter equally between two bowls. Add about 1-2 tsp black food colouring to one bowl and about 1/2 tsp to another. Beat to combine. Scrape each batter into one of the prepared pans and level out. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes or until risen and coming away from the sides of the pan. Allow to cool in the pans for 15 minutes before carefully transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
To make the buttercream place the butter into a large bowl and beat until smooth and creamy. Slowly add the icing sugar and once all has been combined beat in the vanilla and lemon. Beat the buttercream on high speed or until light and fluffy.
For the decoration knead about 1-2tsp of blue food colouring into the marzipan until uniform in colour.
Cut the cooled cake into equal sized strips, 5 from the black sponge and two from the grey (you can use the left over grey for another recipe). On a work surface lightly dusted with icing sugar roll out the marzipan into a large rectangle, big enough to wrap up the battenburg. Spread the marzipan with a thin layer of buttercream and assemble the cake strips into a battenburg (sticking exposed sides of cake with a little extra buttercream). Very carefully roll up the cake inside the marzipan. Trim off the ends to create a neat finish.
To give the cake its finished TARDIS decoration roll out the sugar paste on a work surface lightly dusted with icing sugar and cut out a rectangle just smaller than the top of the TARDIS. Lightly dampen the back of the rectangle with a little water and place this, damp side down, onto the cake. Use an edible marker pen to copy the text from the panel of the side of the TARDIS.
(Kept in a sealed container this cake will keep for up to three days)
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Some old cute stuff, made on 8mm film, directed by Kevin Davies. Premiered at the world’s first Doctor Who convention in Battersea, London, in August 1977.
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Doctor Who Series 9 starts here and now, with this prologue to episode 1 posted on BBC website. One week left until the first episode, The magician’s apprentice.
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Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin were at a screening last night in Cardiff for the first two episodes of the season 9. Jason Mohammad caught up with them to ask them a few questions for a series 9 Q&A session.
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Interview from The Doctor’s Finest with Hannah Hart and Ingrid Oliver. Osgood’s return in series 9 should be very interesting, especially if she really is dead. But I kind of doubt that – that means that Missy should be dead also, and she is back too!
Steven Moffat discussed what ‘The Day of the Doctor’ almost was when no Doctors were available for filming! They only had Jenna Coleman on contract, and no Doctors available at all! But she worked it up fine, right?
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