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The BBC Responds to Doctor Who Complaints: Deal With It

This weekend, the BBC unveiled the identity of the 13th Doctor, and as with all Doctor Who castings, there was inevitable complaining—some more than usual however, because the 13th Doctor is Jodie Whittaker, the first female Doctor. Yesterday the BBC released its official response to the complaints, and it’s basically, “It’s canon, so deal with it.” Read More >>

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Jodie Whittaker Is Actually The SECOND Female Doctor Who

Yesterday the internet rightly celebrated as it was announced that Jodie Whittaker would become the first woman to take on the role of The Doctor. Finally, a victory in the culture wars for the good guys! Read More >>

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Jodie Whittaker’s First Comments as the New Doctor: Don’t ‘Be Scared by My Gender’

Yesterday saw a momentous moment in Doctor Who history unfold: Jodie Whittaker was unveiled as the first woman to officially play the Doctor in 54 years of the show. She’s now also spoken out for the first time, offering fans a simple message: have faith in the change that Doctor Who has always been about. Read More >>

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Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor, and the First Woman in the Role

Jodie Whittaker — best known for her role as Beth Latimer on ITV drama Broadchurch — has been announced as the new Doctor Who. Whittaker is the first woman ever to be cast as the titular Time Lord, and will be the 13th Doctor to feature in the iconic BBC sci-fi series. Read More >>

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Doctor Who’s Next Doctor is Finally Being Unveiled This Sunday

It’s been 165 days since we heard that Peter Capaldi’s time on Doctor Who was up. Now, we finally know that it’s going to be just a few short days until we meet his successor. Read More >>

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Why I Will Always Love Doctor Who’s Cybermen

I’m young enough that when I first watched Doctor Who, it was the new era of the show rather than the classic series. So when the Daleks were about to make their big comeback after decades off screen—after being told that they had sent countless Who viewers before me scurrying behind their sofas in dread—I couldn’t wait to be scared by the legendary pepperpots of doom. Read More >>

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Even John Simm Was Miffed By the Early Announcement of His Doctor Who Return

In last week’s episode of Doctor Who, John Simm returned to his role as the villainous Master for the first time in seven years. It was a shocking, awesome moment... but it would’ve been 10 times that if the BBC hadn’t announced it was happening two months ago. Read More >>

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John Simm’s New Doctor Who Costume Is Stylish as Hell

The Master has always been one of the most snappily-dressed villains in Doctor Who history. So when you’re bringing back John Simm to reprise his incarnation of the villainous Time Lord, he needs a wardrobe worthy of the momentous occasion, and his new getup is so much better than that hoodie he had the last time we saw him. Read More >>

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This Saturday’s Doctor Who Has Been Edited Because of Manchester

The BBC has decided to cut a reference to terrorism from tomorrow's Doctor Who, out of respect for the victims of the Manchester bombing. Read More >>

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The BBC’s New Doctor Who Bot Lets You Play Companion

It seems that Skype chatbots are the new in thing in TV circles: not long after Heston Blumenthal got his own chefbot, the BBC has announced they've made one for Doctor Who. Read More >>

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Doctor Who Nerds Will Need a Pair of Headphones This Weekend

The BBC's still having the occasional fiddle with posh audio formats, and is using flagship entertainment experience Doctor Who to try to get people watching TV with their headphones on this weekend. Read More >>

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Michelle Gomez Narrating a Doctor Who/Mr. Men Story is the Most Delightful Thing You’ll Hear All Day

The Doctor Who/Mr. Men mashup books are almost too cute for words. But it turns out, you can make them even cuter—by having Missy herself, Michelle Gomez, narrate an adorable caper involving Mr. Men and Little Miss versions of the Twelfth Doctor and Missy. Read More >>

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Peter Capaldi Could Be Joined By Another Doctor in His Final Doctor Who Episode

And no, not just whoever he’ll be turning into when he regenerates in this year’s Christmas special. We’re talking about a familiar face from Doctor Who past, who could team up with the Twelfth Doctor for one final trip. Read More >>

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‘Sonic Screwdriver’ Breaks Time and Space in Order to Be Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Just ahead of Saturday's series premiere of Doctor Who, the good people at the OED had a little tie-in to announce: “sonic screwdriver,” the Doctor’s multipurpose magic tool, is getting its own entry. Read More >>

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All the Best Wibbley Wobbley Gifts for Doctor Who Fans

In case you hadn't noticed, Doctor Who returned to television screens this weekend. Properly this time, not the one off that we got at Christmas. Anyway, as we head into Peter Capaldi's last series as the Doctor, tensions are high as we try and work out who the next one will be. We've got 12 weeks until the series ends, and then another Christmas special, and Capaldi is gone. Read More >>