David Tennant won an Emmy this weekend for voicing Huyang the droid in 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars.'
David Tennant won an Emmy this weekend for voicing Huyang the droid in 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars.'
David Tennant won an Emmy this weekend for voicing Huyang the droid in ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars.’

• Congratulations are in order: David Tennant won an Emmy this past Friday (June 14) for his voicing Huyang the droid in the animated series Star War: The Clone Wars.

(Note: he isn’t the first Emmy winner among the Doctors, as Christopher Eccleston won an International Emmy in 2011 for Accused.)

• Did you see Karen Gillan in the trailer for her new movie Not Another Happy Ending?

• She’s interviewed in the Scottish Herald, talking about the movie, and offers this thought about the lack of Daleks in her jobs these days: “I do actually really miss them. There’s nothing more fun than running away from a monster … that you can’t actually see at the time.”

• The Doctor Who website has devoted an entire area to the shenanigans of the Master.

• Sunday was Father’s Day, so we pulled together some of the best Dads of Doctor Who. And then had a few misty moments finding appropriate clips.

Doctor Who for math nerds:

• Meanwhile, WhatCulture are running a feature on the Eleventh Doctor’s most impressive speeches.

• io9 has a list of science fiction-themed restaurants, and naturally there’s a Doctor Who one.

• Time for a song — albeit one you have to make yourselves. How about the Who theme, arranged for a brass quintet?

• BBC News has a nice interview with Katy Manning — the former Jo Grant — about filming the (now newly-restored) The Mind of Evil at Dover Castle in Kent.

• Are you in New York City tonight (June 18th)? Got a free evening and a head full of Whovian nonsense? Head on over to Highland Park for the Doctor Who trivia night, and pronto!

Colin Baker (the Sixth Doctor) and Daphne Ashbrook (Grace Holloway) were a hit at Denver Comic-Con last week. Daphne even started their section with an a capella song or two (although not the Who theme, which is probably a blessing).

• The National Space Centre has dedicated this year’s annual unofficial Lego-fest Brickish Weekend to Doctor Who. There will almost definitely be a run on the blue bricks.

• Let’s end with a couple of those fan-made compilation videos that looks back over recent history. They always give us goosebumps. First, the Eleventh Doctor years:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExDD3Mg94BQ

• Second, a sort of ‘where are we headed next?’ mash-up:

• And finally, the whole damn shooting match:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ei7QaBmiiFM

TTFN!

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By Fraser McAlpine