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Danny Dyer for Doctor Who?

My favourite of the current round of ‘who should play the next Doctor’ stories is the idea of Danny Dyer! Best known Eastenders, this would be an ideal choice for upsetting the apple cart – male, white, English.This mad idea is from The Sun: WALFORD TO MARS.

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The return of the Ice Warriors

Several places, including The Radio Times, are reporting a new Mark Gatiss Ice Warrior story for Peter Capaldi’s final season as the Doctor. For me his previous Cold War was a mixed bag, David Warner was excellent, taking the Ice Warrior out of its armour was a mistake. I worry when I read the title: Doctor Who series…

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Billie Piper will not play the next Doctor shock

Quick off the mark, following the announcement of Peter Capaldi’s departure, Billie Piper has been asked if she will be playing the next incarnation of the Doctor. More interestingly she has come down firmly on the side of having a female Doctor next time round. Her thoughts are on the BBC: Doctor Who: Billie Piper says…

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Terry Nation interview 1966

On 31 January 1966, Terry Nation talked to the Guardian newspaper about all things Daleks and Doctor Who. The Guardian has made it available on their website: Doctor Who’s who – archive, 1966. Do have a read, it’s interesting how he talks about the American market. ### Message Ends ###

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Farewell Capaldi!

So, as we suspected, Peter Capaldi will step down as the Doctor at the end of the next series (starting Easter). It’s a clean sweep for Moffat and Capaldi, and quite possibly for Nardole (Matt Lucas). Cue lots of XXX to play the Thirteenth Doctor posts. Will Bill survive as the continuity across Doctors (like Clara,…