Paul McGann

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Fancy a Prom?

In July, the BBC put together a startlingly good concert of Doctor Who related music (and mayhem) as part of its annual season of Proms in the Royal Albert Hall. The entire show was recently aired on BBC TV, which allows us to bring you ...

What Whovians Can Learn From Paul McGann’s Audition Tape

Yesterday, as part of the DVD package for the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, a section of Paul McGann’s audition tape for the role of the Eighth Doctor was put online. It’s a fascinating video for lots of reasons, not the least ...

‘Doctor Who’: A Companion To The Eighth Doctor

Assuming we can only take what happens on the TV screen as canon, the Eighth Doctor is defined as much by his absence as his presence. He only appears once, in the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, the script of which takes a few liberties with ...

‘Doctor Who’: How To Announce A New Doctor (Part 2)

We left off yesterday with the arrival of the Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, in 1987, and then, just as things were looking promising, we went mysteriously quiet. It just seemed like the right thing to do.

Quick Cosplay Guide to the Doctors of ‘Doctor Who’

Hello there, ladies and gentlemen! Are you a huge Doctor Who fan looking to head off to San Diego Comic-Con or some other event cosplaying as the Doctor? Well, look no further.

RIP Richard Griffiths: Five Of His Greatest Hits

Richard Griffiths OBE, the Tony-winning star of stage and screen, has died at the age of 65. He had suffered complications following heart surgery.

GALLERY: The Royal Mail Issues A Special Set Of ‘Doctor Who’ Stamps

This March, a new collection of Royal Mail stamps will be issued to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. There will be eleven first class stamps, featuring each of the Doctor’s incarnations to date, and four second class ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Look Who’s On TV Guide!

Once again, this friendly little news roundup has been entirely swamped by an astonishingly huge event. In this case, the arrival on the front cover of TV Guide Magazine, for the first time EVER, of our favorite Time Lord, as a result ...

The Brit List: The Fifteen Greatest Actors Who Were Almost James Bond

Over the 50 years since James Bond first stalked that bloody circle at the beginning of Dr No, many, many actors have been considered for the role. Some have been dismissed by producers, some have ruled themselves out due to concerns ...

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: San Diego Comic-Con Preview

• BBC America has announced that Matt Smith and Karen Gillan will be back at San Diego Comic-Con this year, accompanied for the first time by their co-star Arthur Darvill. Lead writer/executive producer Steven Moffat and executive ...