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David Tennant in 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' (Photo: Warner Bros)

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who‘s Day roundup, a smash ‘n’ grab raid on the past week of Whovian news and general web fandom to find the most interesting stuff.

And we begin this week with a neat clip by YouTuber Gary Nguyen, who went off looking for footage of the stars of Doctor Who from the years before they were actually in Doctor Who. It includes three Doctors and two companions:

For more of this sort of thing, check out all the Anglophenia posts tagged with Life Outside the TARDIS.

Here’s what else has been going on in space and time over the past week:

Doctor Who Magazine takes a trip back in time:

• Amazing fan art is amazing:

• Well this isn’t a worrying development at all:

David Tennant talks nature:

• Headwear upgrade:

• A teaser trailer for the Second Doctor adventure “The Underwater Menace”:

• A question worth asking, and answered well:

• Ancient Aztec fan art:

• An exceptionally specific fan crossover trailer – “Genesis of the Daleks” in the style of Alien Covenant:

• Inspired by Van Gogh?

• “Hey, who turned out the lights?”

• …quickly followed by River Song’s last (and first) hurrah:

• Speaking of whom:

• Fancy a game of cricket?

• A smashing fan-made clip showing the Doctor’s troubled relationship with his home planet:

• There’s no Dalek like a snow Dalek:

• Or a Dalek with career aspirations:

• To finish this week, how about something we’ve not heard before. Here’s the Doctor Who theme played on a Technics U90 organ, with the bassline played using actual pedal power (ie. with the feet):


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By Fraser McAlpine