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Doctor Who Archivist Still Thinks Some of the 97 Lost Episodes Can be Recovered

It's no secret that back during the 60s and 70s the BBC was a bit cavalier when it came to erasing classic shows. Tapes were expensive, and the BBC figured it was better off to erase old shows that it thought had little value than to buy brand new tapes. The most notable show affected was Doctor Who, and as it stands there are 97 episodes of the classic series that are seemingly gone for good. But one archivist thinks there's still a chance those episodes are out there. Read More >>

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The BBC is Bringing All the New Doctor Who Episodes Back to iPlayer

Remember a couple of months ago when it looked like Netflix was set to remove Doctor Who from the British catalogue? Despite warnings flashing up when you watched an episode, the show didn't actually go anyway. At the time one of my theories was that maybe the BBC were hardballing so it could bring a proper Doctor Who boxset to iPlayer. While I don't know what happened behind the scenes, and why those warnings flashed up despite Netflix denying the show was going anywhere, the BBC has indeed brought its flagship sci-fi series back to iPlayer. Read More >>

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The Best Stories to Watch During Twitch’s Absurdly Ginormous Classic Doctor Who Marathon

Today, Twitch begins a seven-week endurance run/celebration of all things old-school Doctor Who, live streaming over 500 episodes worth of adventures in Time and Space. Unless you happen to have seven weeks of free time starting imminently (in which case, I envy you), you likely can’t sit down and watch all of it. So here’s a few must-watch storylines to dive in for. Read More >>

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Twitch is Hosting a Seven Week Classic Doctor Who Marathon From 29th May

Despite having a history that goes back nearly 55 years, Doctor Who isn't really on TV very much. Certainly not the classic pre-Christopher Eccleston episodes. It was shown on one of the UK Gold channels every Saturday about ten years ago, and some foreign streaming catalogues host some classics, but the simplest option is just to buy them all on DVD. Read More >>

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Original Hartnell Doctor Who Script Sells For £6k

A quite astonishing piece of BBC, TV, Doctor Who and British cultural history has gone up for sale, with an original script for the first episode of the first series of Doctor Who appearing for auction. Read More >>

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Stephen Moffat Shares Snippet of Christopher Eccleston’s Rejected Doctor Who Cameo

Christopher Eccleston has never shied away from expressing his displeasure from working on Doctor Who for the one season he played the Ninth Doctor. Most recently, he came out and shared just how bad things got behind the scenes, creating a toxic environment that led him to turn down a cameo in the 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor.” Now, former showrunner Stephen Moffat has given us a glimpse at what could have been. Read More >>

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Christopher Eccleston Has Finally Revealed What Led to His Doctor Who Exit

It’s been nearly 13 years since Doctor Who returned from cancellation, which means it’s also been nearly 13 years since Christopher Eccleston made his shock exit as the Ninth Doctor. In the years since Eccleston has kept mostly quiet about why he left the show after just one season, but he’s now revealed the full extent of what caused his departure. Read More >>

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Tom Baker’s First Season of Doctor Who Is Finally Coming to Blu-Ray

It’s been a few years since every classic Doctor Who story the BBC has (that hasn’t gone missing) made it to a home DVD release. But now, it seems like the corporation is looking to give those releases an upgrade—kicking off with a complete box set featuring the beloved Fourth Doctor’s first appearances. Read More >>

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Doctor Who and Tonnes of Other BBC Shows Are Leaving Netflix This Month [Update: Netflix Denies]

It's no secret that Netflix can have problems with streaming rights, which is why the company has been investing so much money in original content. From the looks of things we've got another cull on our hands, with BBC content at its centre. Read More >>

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Doctor Who Has a Fresh, New Logo for Season 11

New star, new showrunner, new composer, and now a new logo—the next season of Doctor Who isn’t due until October, but it’s definitely shaking things up already. Read More >>

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New Book Includes the Original Script for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, Starring Christopher Eccleston

Steven Moffat has made it clear that the version of “The Day of the Doctor” that made it onto screens for Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary celebration was far from the first iteration. An early draft, which reunited the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors with the Ninth incarnation, was scrapped when Christopher Eccleston declined a return—and now samples of that script are being released for the first time. Read More >>

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Jodie Whittaker Shot Her Doctor Who Debut Just a Day After Her Public Reveal

The casting of a new Doctor on the BBC’s Doctor Who is pretty much a top-secret operation—especially so when, as was the case with the latest incarnation of the Time Lord, the casting was a major upheaval to over half a century of the show. How secret? So secret that new Who star Jodie Whittaker practically went straight from her reveal to the set. Read More >>

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Jodie Whittaker Co-Designed Her Doctor Who Gear

As with every Doctor, it’s all about the look. Whether it’s a pinstripe suit, a hole-filled sweatshirt, or the fez-that-shall-not-be-named, there’s something about how the Doctor dresses that inspires love (and cosplay inspiration) among millions of fans. When Jodie Whittaker makes her Doctor Who debut she’ll be rocking a new look she helped create. Read More >>

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Watch Peter Capaldi’s TARDIS Console Room Get Deconstructed For One Last Time

Christmas Day saw the end of an era for Doctor Whothe arrival of Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor saw off Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat’s time on the show in an explosive manner. But a new Doctor and new direction for the show means, of course, a new TARDIS interior. Before that, the old one has to be brought down one final time. Read More >>