Category Archives: Whoniversity

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Mark Gatiss on the Doctor, the Time Lords and Gallifrey

Here’s a poser to set your Who’s Day off to a quizzical start. Doctor Who scriptwriter Mark Gatiss was recently asked if he thought the rest of the Time Lords should make regular return appearances, now it has been ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Greetings To Ms. Delphox

Welcome to another Doctor Who’s Day, and of course we’re all still abuzz with the announcement that Keeley Hawes, who’s been slaying it as DI Lindsay Denton on BBC Two’s Line of Duty this series, will be ...

Happy Birthday, Alex Kingston: A River Song Top 10

Today is Alex Kingston’s 51st birthday (it’s also John Barrowman’s 47th, and neither of them look a day over 30, the swine), which gives us all the excuse we need to look back over her remarkable time at Doctor Who, ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Why Peter Capaldi Really IS The Doctor

In the days before Matt Smith’s final scenes as the Doctor, we ran a series of posts talking about his greatest triumphs and tragedies as the Eleventh Doctor. And one of them pointed out that the secret to his success—apart from ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Comic Books, Oscars And Poetry

Welcome to another roundup of the Whovian week, and this time, we’re taking a trip into art-space.

The Poetry of ‘Doctor Who’

Poetry has come to play a large part in the way Doctor Who tells a story. If, for example, you wish to add an unsettling undercurrent to a cozy situation, why not have some children recited an eerily specific poem in a spooky way?

‘Looking’ for ‘Doctor Who’: Russell Tovey, O.T. Fagbenle’s Whovian Past

Doctor Who might not be the first thing to come to mind when watching HBO’s latest hit Looking, a San Francisco-set dramedy about three gay male friends seeking love in often comically dysfunctional ways. But the series, which ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Mystery of Mr. Pink

After the excitement over Peter Capaldi’s costume, confirmed details about Season Eight of Doctor Who have been kept to a necessary minimum. So it’s a delight to have news of a new recurring character.

WATCH: Jenna Coleman and ‘Doctor Who’ Newcomer Samuel Anderson Have Shared the Screen Before!

Now that we’ve all absorbed the news that Samuel Anderson is joining Doctor Who as the teacher Danny Pink, the question of where he came from, and what he’s done before becomes paramount.

Samuel Anderson Joins ‘Doctor Who’

The British soap Emmerdale has bequeathed another lead actor to the cast of Doctor Who, in the shape of Samuel Anderson, who will be playing a new recurring character in Season Eight, alongside fellow Emmerdale alum Jenna Coleman and ...