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Rose and the Tenth Doctor (Photo: BBC)

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a stellar sifting of a week’s worth of Whovian gubbins across the internet and beyond.

And this week, we begin with a song, nothing too taxing or upsetting there, you’d think.

Except this song is “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s, and it’s been given a lyrical retweak by Doctor Who fan Ginger Ten so it reflects what is commonly considered the single most upsetting moment in recent Doctor Who history. Here’s a lyric video, complete with illustrative photos, to really tweak those feelings. Hats off to everyone for a job well done:

Here’s what else has been going on in space and time this week:

• Peter Capaldi climbs inside a fan-made TARDIS:

David Suchet tells Radio Times he’s delighted to be working with Peter Capaldi again:

• New York Comic Con welcomes Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie and the cast of Class (more details here):

Doctor Who: The Fan Show takes up Bill cosplay:

• Speaking of whom, The Time Lass welcomes Bill with this lovely hand-drawn stopmotion animation:

• The Fifth Doctor arrives in Doctor Who Magazine:

• A great idea for your next Doctor Who-themed party:

• There’s no party without Whovian snacks, and the new Doctor Who Cookbook (available for pre-order in the BBC Shop) is packed with out-of-this-world recipes, including this one for fish fingers and custard. Click below to enlarge:


• VERY cross stitching, by the look of it:

• The War Doctor is back:

• Oh and look, here he is again:

• This is great, a fan-made fact file on the First Doctor, putting all the information we have on his early years in the order in which he will have experienced it:

• And some never-was merch from his era:

• Above the Doctor:

A birds eye view of Peter Capaldi #behindthescenes on series 10! #DoctorWho #DrWho #whovian #fandom

A photo posted by Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) on

• A lovely interview with Jenna Coleman in which she reveals how much she loves a good Doctor Who convention:

• Something to do with your free time (and space):

• Wait, a gingerbread TARDIS?

• “Actually the Daleks make better conversationalists than Cybermen, because if a Cyberman doesn’t have to exert the energy to talk, they won’t.”

• On that note, Cybermen always have the saddest eyes:

• An artistic response to “Heaven Sent”:

• No need for the machine that goes “Ding!” in this instance:

2000AD, American Gothic and the mystery of Brannigan’s flying goggles decoded:

• A 1996 gathering of Doctor Who fans, stars and Cybermen:

Doctor Who invades London (and not for the first time):

Rachel Talalay meets Supergirl and Wonder Woman:

Karen Gillan is having a work crisis:

Last day on #allcreaturesherebelow movie. I'm taking it really well.

A video posted by Karen Gillan (@karengillanofficial) on

• And finally, wouldn’t you like to see the Doctor Who credits, as if Doctor Who were Stranger Things? Yes, of course you would:


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By Fraser McAlpine