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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Who’s Gone to New York

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who‘s Day roundup, a cosmic rallying point for all manner of Whovian news and fan endeavors from the last week or so across the web. And this week has been exceptionally busy, starting with the visit to New York Comic Con by Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Steven Moffat, Matt Lucas […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Utopia’

“Utopia” is the story of reunions, friendship and the extreme measures people take in order to survive. It’s also the first attempt to pull together some of the dangling threads from previous Doctor Who stories—the many references to John Saxon, the chameleon arch, the Face of Boe’s last words, the Time War—and reintroduce one of […]

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7 Books All Douglas Adams Fans Should Read

Now that Max Landis‘s impressionistic vision of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is upon us (premiering October 22 on BBC AMERICA), we’re all getting a chance to revisit the peculiar mindscape of Douglas Adams, a comically serious, philosophically irreverent, universally provincial and breezily scientific place where no detail is too trivial and no handed-down human […]

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‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ‘Human Nature’

“Human Nature” is a very different form of Doctor Who story from any that has appeared on television before, with the possible exception of some post-regeneration stories. The Doctor is present, but also entirely absent. His companion has to try and fend off an alien attack using her fairly limited knowledge of what he might […]

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‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Sound of ‘Doomsday’

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a cosmic gumbo of stuff and malarky concerning Whovians, TARDISes and whatnot, from a week on the internet. And we begin this week with musical matters. This excellent solo guitar cover of Murray Gold’s unsettling “Doomsday” theme was posted this week by David Waller: Which started a […]

’42’ (Photo: BBC)

‘Doctor Who’: 10 Things You May Not Know About ’42’

As well as being a tense parable, partly about the ethics of colonialism, “42” contains a couple of interesting firsts for Doctor Who. It’s the first story that attempts to show events happening in real time from start to finish (more or less), it’s the first Doctor Who story named after a number and it […]

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