Friday, August 22, 2014

Jenna Coleman on "quit" rumours



Actress Jenna Coleman (Clara) was a guest on the ITV1 "show" This Morning earlier today. During the interview she was asked about the recent rumours that she has quit Doctor Who - watch her answer in the player above.

Doctor Who lands in London!


In an explosive return to the UK from their world tour, The Doctor, Peter Capaldi, and his companion Clara Oswald, played by Jenna Coleman, made a surprise appearance this morning at the site of a specially constructed crash-landed TARDIS on London’s Parliament Square.


Ahead of the eighth series, returning to BBC One this weekend, the theme of the crashed time machine was in keeping with the feature-length opening episode, entitled Deep Breath, which sees the Doctor arrive in Victorian London to find a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions.


In front of the TARDIS and through the debris of dinosaur bones, the show’s transmission date can be seen emblazoned in the grass: Saturday 23 August. Deep Breath airs at 7.50 PM.


Pictures courtesy of BBC Pictures

Series 8 teaser - "1 Day To Go"


The BBC have released another countdown trailer for Doctor Who Series 8 - watch One Day To Go in the player above. The first episode of the new series, Deep Breath, airs on Aug 23 at 7.50pm on television and cinemas around the world. For more pics, clips and info on Series 8, visit the newly updated episode guide HERE.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NEWS ROUND~UP

With Doctor Who Series 8 just around the corner, it's been a busy old time on the world of Doctor Who and there's some news and juicy nuggets that may have passed you by. Collected here is a round-up of the very latest news.

Don't forget you can follow Blogtor Who on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on Doctor Who - follow HERE. Read the last news round~up HERE.

DEEP BREATH

SERIES 8

WORLD TOUR

REVIEWS
MERCHANDISE

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COMIC REVIEW: The Tenth Doctor #2

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #2

by Nick Abadzi, Elena Casagrande & Arianna Florean

On Sale: Aug 27

The second issue of this Tenth Doctor comic (read our review of the first HERE), which sees the introduction of new companion Gabby, is packed full of new monsters and creatures; there’s the Thing, the Pranavores and the Cerebravores and they’re all rather interested in a Brooklyn Laundromat…

Despite an action-packed set piece that sees the Doctor and Gabby fleeing the demonic Thing through a subway car, I found the huge sections of exposition rather wearing. There’s also a lot of technobabble along with the constant explanations to what’s happening, which I think works better on screen than it does in pen and ink.

The writers have captured Tennant’s speech pattern again nicely and there’s a lovely reference to a much-loved First Doctor story. Gabby is very feisty and a quite nervous companion so although you don’t immediately warm to her, it’s nice to see The Doctor taking his time getting to know her and not handing her a key to the TARDIS straight away. She’s also quick-thinking and saves the day in a very Rose-like fashion so I’ll be interested to see how her character develops.

The subject matter of Revolutions of Terror plays with ideas of fear and negativity, which means the overall tone, as well as the artwork, is very dark and melancholic.

However, there’s another exciting cliffhanger and I’m hoping by the next issue, we will have got the heavy-lifting out of the way and it’ll be more enjoyable.

BLOGTOR RATING 6/10
Thanks to Titan Comics
 

Rio Q&A Highlights


In the player above you can watch the highlights of the Q&A session with Steven Moffat, Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi from the Rio stop of the Doctor Who World Tour. Check out another video and pics from Brazil HERE.


In the player below you can see a special thank you from Capaldi to Doctor Who fans around the world.

Series 8 teaser - "2 Days To Go"



The BBC have released another countdown trailer for Doctor Who Series 8 - watch Two Days To Go in the player above. The first episode of the new series, Deep Breath, airs on Aug 23 at 7.50pm on television and cinemas around the world. For more pics, clips and info on Series 8, visit the newly updated episode guide HERE.

Robot of Sherwood episode synopsis


The BBC have released the official synopsis for the third episode of Doctor Who Series 8, Robot of Sherwood, check it out below: 
In a sun-dappled Sherwood forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars and strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood.

With all of Nottingham at stake, the Doctor must decide who is real and who is fake. Can impossible heroes really exist?
Robot of Sherwood airs on BBC One on Sept 6. Series 8, Ep 2, Into the Dalek airs on Aug 30 at 7.30pm whilst Ep 1 Deep Breath airs 7.50pm on Aug 23. Visit the Series 8 Episode Guide HERE.

Series 8 SPOILERS!

The latest issue of the US television listings magazine TV Guide, with Peter Capaldi on the cover (pictured below), has various bits of information regarding Doctor Who Series 8 - including some spoilers. Stop reading now if you don't want to know!

SPOILERS FOLLOW PIC!



TV Guide states that Series 8 will feature:
• a stopover on Gallifrey.

• a mini nervous breakdown for The Doctor.

• Danny Pink, played by Samuel Anderson, becomes a companion and travels in the TARDIS. Also The Doctor doesn't trust him because of his past.
The TV Guide is on sale now in the US.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mexico City Q&A Highlights


In the player above you watch the highlights from the Mexico City Q&A during the Doctor Who World Tour. Featured are Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat. Filmed on August 17 at the Teatro Metropolitan theatre - check out images from the Mexico stop HERE.