Doctor Who’s New Companion is… Bradley Walsh?

On one level, the news that the new companion for the next Doctor is probably going to be a man makes sense. The Doctor's a woman now, so a male assistant is a reasonable switch to make. But... BRADLEY WALSH? Read More >>

PETA Has Now Asked That the New Doctor Who be Vegan

PETA is back to its attention-seeking antics again, this time writing to incoming Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall and asking the 13th Doctor (played by Jodie Whittaker) be made a vegan. Read More >>

Steven Moffat Puts the Doctor Vs. Doctor Who Name Debate to Rest

It has vexed fans for years that some people call the main character of Doctor Who “Doctor Who” instead of just “The Doctor.” Well, departing showrunner Steven Moffat has some good news for the side which has insisted for years that either name is correct. Read More >>

Peter Davison Has Quit Twitter Over Doctor Who Sexism Abuse

The argument over a woman playing The Doctor has claimed another victim, this time it's the Twitter account of Peter Davison who has called it a day after online abuse over some remarks he made in an interview. Read More >>

Something Has Gone Wrong With Time in the Very First Footage From Doctor Who’s Christmas Special

Even though they had just finished filming the Christmas special “Twice Upon a Time,” Doctor Who brought a small glimpse of it to Comic-Con—along with the news that Pearl Mackie would return as Bill, as well as frequent Moffat collaborator Mark Gatiss. Read More >>

RIP Deborah Watling, Doctor Who’s Victorian Heroine

Deborah Watling, best known to scifi fans as the second Doctor’s companion Victoria Waterfield in classic Doctor Who, has died at the age of 69 after a brief battle with cancer. Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>