John Hurt

10 Sir John Hurt Roles Everyone Should Watch

Sir John Hurt made his first appearance on the big screen at the wee age of 22 as a university student in The Wild and the Willing, opposite Ian McShane. The British actor, who was knighted this past year, turns 75 today (January 22), …

John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas Top the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Our congratulations go to two of the U.K.’s most beloved acting luminaries, as John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas have been made a knight and a dame respectively in the Queen’s 2015 New Year’s Honours List.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: BAFTAs, Ukes & Comic Books

Well, if this doesn’t prove that Doctor Who has the most loyal, active and passionate fanbase in the business, what will? At Sunday’s BAFTA TV awards, the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special “The Day of the …

Where Can You See Your ‘Doctor Who’ Favorites This Summer?

It’s going to be a while before we see what happens to the Doctor and Clara, and where they take the TARDIS next. So what is a poor Whovian to do in the meantime?

Why ‘Doctor Who’ Didn’t Show Christopher Eccleston In The War Doctor’s Regeneration

The Doctor Who 50th anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor” brought the two traditions of the show—classic and post-rebirth—together in a way designed to delight old and new fans alike. Thanks to the magic of TV …

John Hurt on Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death: ‘It’s Hit Me Very Hard’

With news of Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s untimely death yesterday (February 2) at age 46 still painfully fresh, the tributes are pouring in for the Oscar-winning star, many of them from Britain. Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor star …

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Day Of “The Day of The Doctor”

On Saturday, to quote Steven Moffat, the Doctor did the one thing he has always tried to stop other people from doing, he took over the world.

Steven Moffat Adds Further Twists To The Regeneration Riddle

It’s been, what, 36 hours since “The Day of the Doctor” finished, and already debate is starting to build up over what the inclusion of John Hurt’s War Doctor will mean in terms of the regeneration rules.

‘Doctor Who’ Recap: ‘The Day of the Doctor’

Note: spoilers.

It begins, just as the whole story once did, with a swoosh of saturated camera feedback and a policeman walking past the sign for a scrap merchant yard in Shoreditch. Then we’re in Coal Hill secondary school, where 50 years ago the …

Steven Moffat: “Matt Smith Is Still The Eleventh Doctor”

So, ever since “The Name Of The Doctor” ended with the legend “introducing John Hurt as the Doctor,” discussion and debate has raged across the internet as to where he may fit in the lineage of Doctors that we …