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).
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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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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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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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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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Steven Moffat and Will Cohen discuss about regeneration (David Tennant’s) and writing Matt Smith’s first lines as the Doctor!
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Captain Jack, Mickey and Sarah Jane Smith are not included, but you can easily recognize a lot of Doctor’s companion of the last decade of Doctor Who. The song is Coldplay – Ghost Story.
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Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffat tells Digital Spy that Peter Capaldi has made The Doctor his own and is in “amazing form” in the upcoming series 9 of Doctor Who.
“He’s just on amazing form at the moment. I think there’s always a feeling when a new Doctor comes in, and it’s not necessarily a bad thing, you think ‘that’s Peter Capaldi as the Doctor’ or ‘that’s the Twelfth Doctor.’ Now he’s just the Doctor.”
And the interview continues with interesting stuff about the relation between the Doctor and the Master in the old series: they were best friends, but the Doctor’s best friend were a murdering psychopat. Right, isnt’t it?
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In the following video Lead Animator Chris Chapman, at Planet 55 Studios, brings the illusion of life to lines and tone as he creates moves for the First Doctor, seen here masquerading as a Regional Officer of the Provinces during the French Revolution.
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The Twelfth Doctor stepped out of the TARDIS and into the Doctor Who Experience to surprise some of his younger fans and answer some of their questions in character as the Time Lord.
Peter Capaldi may play a very grumpy version of the Doctor on screen, but in real life he is incredibly generous with the role. The video was filmed at the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff for Nu-Who’s 10th birthday and it’s impossible to watch it without smiling.
Another surprise at the Doctor Who Experience when it was celebrated a decade of New Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi started singing Happy Birthday and cutting the cake with everyone there.
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On March 26th 2005, almost 10 year ago and after a break of 9 years, The Doctor returned. His first word was “run” and he has done it for the last decade. This fan-made “trailer” was created by David from the VG934 YouTube channel and it is a celebration of those 10 years, 8 great series and a few incarnations of the Doctor. Only a Time Lord would celebrate the 10 years anniversary after the 50th anniversary.
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During a studio recording session the guys from Big Finish Production managed to sit down and chat with the amazing Tom Baker. The actor told them about his amazing battles with aliens, Daleks, Cybermen and Zygons all from the comfort of the Big Finish studio stool! Tom also shared fond memories from his time as The Doctor as well as the people who worked along side him which he knew and loved.
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Half term is coming and the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff is the perfect place to have your own interactive adventure with the Doctor. Let’s check out Peter filming his part for the Experience in this behind the scenes video.
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The Independent has named the Doctor Who Experience as one of the 10 best places for sci-fi and fantasy fans to visit this year. That’s fantastic.
There are Doctor Who Experience tickets on sale now: it has reopened following a successful regeneration, and you can be part of a new adventure with the Doctor.
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Get an inside look at the relationship between The Doctor and Santa Claus in the Doctor Who Christmas special episode 2014: Last Christmas, with exclusive interviews with the Twelfth Doctor, Peter Capaldi, for BBC America.
“The Doctor is really annoyed. He doesn’t like the way that Santa begins to cross the line.”
“We’ve all got a common affection for the show, which I hope shows through.” – Rob Mayor
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A fan-made remix on the themes for the 12th Doctors, originally created by Murray Gold (at least some of them).
“I’m the Doctor. I’ve lived for over 2000 years. Iv’e made many mistakes and it’s about time I did something about that”.
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Drawing Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi as The Doctor in series 8. For the Whovians Peter Capaldi is best known for playing the Malcolm Tucker.
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This is a colorful recreation of XphantomcheesecakeX‘s favourite scenes from the Doctor Who series 8… an animated Doctor talking to LEGO Robin Hood.
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Frank Skinner (Perkins) hosts this very special series 8 panel with guests Peter Capaldi (the Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald), Samuel Anderson (Danny Pink), Michelle Gomez (Missy) and Steven Moffat (lead writer and showrunner), to mark the DVD and Blu-ray release of Doctor Who Series 8. Lately we had the chance to watch some parts of the event filmed at the Ham Yard Hotel in London on Monday 17th November 2014 (here and here) – this is a longer video clip, about 14 minutes.
Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series is out now in the UK and Australia – coming soon in other countries.
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The video below it’s about Peter Capaldi turning down the role of the Doctor in 1990s. A few days ago Peter Capaldi surprised the fans and Steven Moffat when he revealed that he turned down an audition to play the Doctor in the 1996 TV Movie – a role that ultimately went to Paul McGann. It was supposed to be an America pilot, but that did not worked anyway, and Peter Capaldi did not wanted anything to have with that. But let’s watch…
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Santa Klaus has come early in Romania (the elected president is Klaus Iohannis, from the German minority), but we all have to wait one more month (actually 5 weeks or so) until the other Santa Clause meets the Doctor. Let’s watch an exclusive preview of the 2014 Doctor Who Christmas Special, first shown on BBC Children in Need’s Appeal Night. And yes, Clara Oswald is back. For how many episodes I don’t know… but I think we’ll find out soon. And the Doctor seems to be against Santa Claus, or his impersonator, or whoever Nick Frost seems to be.
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Issue 480 of Doctor Who Magazine is published on Thursday 13 November, priced £4.99. It contains Michelle Gomez’s interview about her role in the show, she reveals why the Master has become the Mistress. Some other subjects:
- the Doctor – is he a hero or a hypocrite?
- Siobhan Remond is the Rani!
- The empty child
- Douglas MacKinnon
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According to David Tennant: ”It’s a bit like being the President. You’re always the Doctor.” There are 12 Doctors, but there were a movie with the war Doctor, so they are… ”aproximately 12”. And, to be more confusing, David Tennant’s father-in-law is the fifth Doctor, so when they are together people calling for the Doctor people are a little confused.
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Missy is about to come face to face with the Doctor in the first part of series 8 finale, we may find who she is in this episode, and an impossible choice is looming.
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Something is leeching local dimensions (roughly north wes/t), leaving the Doctor trapped inside the TARDIS. It’s up to Clara to investigate an enemy exists beyond human perception… With the TARDIS getting smaller with every second, we can hardly wait for the next episode…
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A new series and the debut of a new Doctor – they say they’re going in a darker direction this time. Here’s what a trailer might have looked like back in 1974 / 1975, a shot for shot remake.
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After Danny met the Doctor as the Caretaker, this week, in the near future, the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenna Coleman) find themselves on a space shuttle making a suicide mission to the moon.
Crash-landing on the lunar surface, they find a mining base full of corpses, vicious spider-like creatures poised to attack, and a terrible dilemma. But when Clara turns to the Doctor for help, she gets the shock of her life. With special guest star Hermione Norris (MI-5, Wire in the Blood).
“Hello, Earth! We have a terrible decision to make: an innocent life versus the future of all mankind…”
“Whatever future humanity might have, depends on the choice that is made right here, right now.
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If you would live two parallel lives, but very different, would you like them to meet each other? How people around you would react when they would find out the the person they thought to know does other things they had no idea about, things so amazing they could hardly believe they were true? Amalia (Amy) Pond and Rory Williams’ friends started asking themselves why they were getting old so fast, completely unwit that in the few minutes in the next room they had lived a few months of adventures in time and space with the Doctor, the last of the Time Lords alive (meanwhile that story changed also, but that’s another story). The the sixth episode of the 8 series the moment Danny Pink meets the Doctor arrived, with the initial shock (and what a shock it was!) and the following scandal.
After a period of adventures in time and space with the Doctor and dates with Danny Pink Clara takes a break from her double life in order to dedicate a dew days to school and her boyfriend. The Doctor asked her that: he had a special mission, undercover, and he had to infiltrate alone, with no outside help. A Skovox Blitzer, one of the most formidable military killing machine, was on Earth, and the Doctor wanted to send it into a distant future where (probably) it could do no damage. If the killing machine would hid any other place other than near Coal Hill highschool from East London, where Clara and Danny were teachers, the story would be very different, and Clara would not be so surprised and worried about the Doctor’s appearance as caretaker, temporary hired in the school. The Time Lord’s plane were blown away by suspicious Danny, whos’ instincts put him on caretaker’s tracks because we was behaving a little strange. And the three of them found themselves in an empty room, disarranged by the attack of the robot and the time vortex that sent him away.
Some would say that the motive Danny and the Doctor does not put up with each other is their great resemblance: Danny is the common soldier, the footman that gets you out from the line of the fire, while the Doctor is the aristocrat, the officer with the “lighter” (but the Doctor’s sonic screwdriver have a lot of other use) that starts the fire. Maybe this is the reason the Time Lord does not like the military: they remind him too much about his decisions in the past, some very unpleasant, and his own behavior, or the training in the Academy. But I’ll let you discover yourselves how the trio Doctor-Clara-Danny succeeds in solving their problems (at least for now) and the way they succeed in eliminating the Skovox Blitzer. The episode contains romance and love story, fun, but also fire arms.
Is the Doctor preparing to replace Clara? Even if Courtney’s travel in the TARDIS was very short (at least from the viewer point of view), she was surely wanting for more travels through time and space. Missy appears again in this episode, even if only passing by (less than you may expect from the previous episodes). Her helps, anyway, work hard welcoming the victims from Doctor’s life in the Nethersphere, or Heaven, or call it how you want.
Writer Gareth Roberts and Steven Moffat, director Paul Murphy, producer Nikki Wilson, executive producers Brian Minchin and Steven Moffat. Cast: Peter Capaldi (The Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara), Samuel Anderson (Danny Pink), Ellis George (Courtney Woods), Edward Harrison (Adrian), Nigel Betts (Mr Armitage), Andy Gillies (CSO Matthew), Nanya Campbell (Noah), Joshua Warner-Campbell (Yashe), Oliver Barry-Brook (Kelvin), Ramone Morgan (Tobias), Winston Ellis (Mr Woods), Gracy Goldman (Mrs Woods), Diana Katis (Mrs Christopholou), Jimmy Vee (Skovox Blitzer), Chris Addison (Seb).
The next episode on Doctor Who is Kill the Moon, the seventh episode of series 8, written by Peter Harness. In the near future the Doctor and Clara find themselves on a space shuttle making a suicide mission to the Moon. They crash-landed on the lunar surface and they find a mining base full of corpses, vicious spider-like creatures poised to attack, and a terrible dilemma. When Clara turns to the Doctor for help, she gets the shock of her life.
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Being the Doctor is a furfiled dream for Peter Capaldi, but that’s not exactly easy for him: hear from the Twelfth Doctor about the hardest part of being the last of the Time Lords, what makes his character different from the past incarnations – and why coming to work on Doctor Who is always a pleasure.
“It’s terrifying and easy. Some days it’s very terrifying because you’re playing this iconic character that people love and you’ve got to deliver it. You’re making Doctor Who. Who doesn’t want to get up in the morning and come and work on Doctor Who. You’d be crazy not to.”
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The terrifying Skovox Blitzer is ready to destroy all humanity – but worse, and any second now, Danny Pink and the Doctor are going to meet. Danny’s reaction is… just expected.
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