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Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who Auditions Involved a Box of Wires and Some Sci-Fi Gobbledygook Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who Auditions Involved a Box of Wires and Some Sci-Fi Gobbledygook

Acting is a tough business. Acting like you’re an ethereal, centuries-old being innately aware of the turn of the cosmos and with a mastery of time and space? Even tougher! But you too can pull it off if you have an iPhone, a box of wires, and the 13-year professional acting career of Jodie Whittaker. Some of which…

The Very First 13th Doctor Toys and Apparel Are Here The Very First 13th Doctor Toys and Apparel Are Here

A new Doctor on the way for the BBC’s Doctor Who can only mean one thing: fresh merchandise to go with the new look attached to the whole new incarnation of the universe’s favorite Time Lord. Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor is no exception—and her first batch of toys is surprisingly imminent.

iPhone Confuses ‘Syria’ for ‘Siri’ During UK Defense Secretary’s Speech iPhone Confuses ‘Syria’ for ‘Siri’ During UK Defense Secretary’s Speech

For modern smartphone owners, it’s a common enough of an occurrence. You’re just sitting there, talking about whatever, when suddenly you say something that triggers the digital assistant on your phone. Now normally, you’d probably get annoyed for a second, tap a button to dismiss the interruption, and then continue…

The BBC Is Heading to Court to Hunt Down a Doctor Who Leaker The BBC Is Heading to Court to Hunt Down a Doctor Who Leaker

Last week, an incomplete scene featuring Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor surreptitiously hit the web, giving fans eager for leaks and spoilers a taste of what to expect from the next season of Doctor Who. But while in the entertainment business leaks and spoilers are part and parcel of the industry, in this case,…

Meet the First New Doctor Who Composer Since 2005 Meet the First New Doctor Who Composer Since 2005

Ever since Doctor Who returned in 2005, its music has been composed by Murray Gold, who defined the sound of Who for hundreds of stories over a decade-plus’ worth of pieces. But times are changing in the TARDIS, and now a new face is behind the keys: up and coming composer Segun Akinola.

Is There a Better Individual Season of Doctor Who Than Tom Baker's Debut?  Is There a Better Individual Season of Doctor Who Than Tom Baker's Debut? 

It feels like it’s been approximately 300 years since Doctor Who was last on the air, which has got me thinking about the classic show while waiting for the arrival of Jodie Whittaker’s new Doctor. And between Twitch’s ongoing marathon and its impending arrival on Blu-ray, I’ve been thinking: Tom Baker’s first season…

BBC's His Dark Materials Saga Casts the Imposing Lord Asriel and Mrs. Coulter BBC's His Dark Materials Saga Casts the Imposing Lord Asriel and Mrs. Coulter

Logan star Dafne Keen may be the star of the BBC’s upcoming His Dark Materials saga, playing the coveted role of Lyra Belacqua, but there are two adults who play a vital role in the shaping and dismantling of her world. And now we know who will play them. The BBC has announced that Ruth Wilson and James McAvoy have…

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

Twitch Is Streaming Over 500 Episodes of Classic Doctor Who in an Epic Marathon Twitch Is Streaming Over 500 Episodes of Classic Doctor Who in an Epic Marathon

Hold on to your butts, Doctor Who fans. Twitch’s latest TV marathon is seven weeks of wonderful, insane time-travel delights: seven whole Doctors’ worth of Who stories airing back-to-back.

Read this Scathing 1988 Viewer Reaction to Doctor Who and Try Not to Feel Sad for Sylvester McCoy Read this Scathing 1988 Viewer Reaction to Doctor Who and Try Not to Feel Sad for Sylvester McCoy

Sylvester McCoy’s era on Doctor Who has always gotten a bit of a bad rap. After all, it’s the period of the show that eventually saw Doctor Who go on hiatus for decades. With the gift of hindsight, it’s easy to see the good and fascinating things this era of the show did, but apparently audiences at the time really, …

Neil Gaiman Is Bringing the Gormenghast Fantasy Series Back to Television Neil Gaiman Is Bringing the Gormenghast Fantasy Series Back to Television

Almost two decades after the BBC adapted Mervyn Peake’s classic fantasy series Gormenghast, Neil Gaiman is finally achieving his dream of bringing it back to the screen. According to Deadline, FremantleMedia has secured the rights to produce a TV series, with Gaiman and Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) leading the…

A Detective Is Torn Between Two Worlds in the New Trailer for the BBC's The City and The City Adaptation A Detective Is Torn Between Two Worlds in the New Trailer for the BBC's The City and The City Adaptation

The BBC is taking a crack at adapting one of China Miéville’s most beloved and mindbending novels, The City and The City—and our first look gives us a bit of insight into how we’ll see two wildly different societies mix... even when they’re not supposed to.

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

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

You Have No Idea How Much Christopher Eccleston Hated Working on Thor and G.I.Joe You Have No Idea How Much Christopher Eccleston Hated Working on Thor and G.I.Joe

Christopher Eccleston has rarely been diplomatic in discussing why he took roles in blockbuster comic book movies like G.I.Joe or Thor: The Dark World. But his latest declaration about the times he grabbed glitzy Hollywood roles for the cash might just be his strongest burn yet.

The Incomparable Alan Cumming Will Guest Star on the Next Season of Doctor Who The Incomparable Alan Cumming Will Guest Star on the Next Season of Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker’s first season as Doctor Who’s Thirteenth Doctor is taking a trip back to the 17th Century—where the Doctor will come face to face with none other than legendary Scottish-American actor Alan Cumming.

The BBC His Dark Materials Show Just Added an Oscar-Winning Director and a Very Exciting Star The BBC His Dark Materials Show Just Added an Oscar-Winning Director and a Very Exciting Star

Tom Hooper, Oscar-winning director of The King’s Speech, has just signed a deal to direct BBC’s big-budget take on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials fantasy series. It will star Dafne Keen, who played X-23 in Logan.

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

Terry Pratchett's Discworld Is Finally Being Turned Into a Show Terry Pratchett's Discworld Is Finally Being Turned Into a Show

It’s a good time to be a Terry Pratchett fan. BBC Studios has announced that they’ve picked up Discworld and are planning on creating a six-part show based on the book series. Based on the working title, it could be the series that’s been in the works for years.

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