Doctor Who

Has Doctor Who become too ‘woke’ for fans?
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Has Doctor Who become too ‘woke’ for fans?

Reaction to first black Time Lord exposes Britain’s deep divisions on race and gender, says academic
4 Feb 2020
Christmas and New Year TV guide 2019: what’s on this year
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Christmas and New Year TV guide 2019: what’s on this year

Festive telly touts twists on familiar tales
24 Dec 2019
Has Doctor Who become too ‘politically correct’?
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Has Doctor Who become too ‘politically correct’?

Stars reject accusation and say storylines ‘create conversation’ about broader issues
3 Dec 2018
Top ten BBC programmes of all time
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Top ten BBC programmes of all time

The Week looks at the broadcaster’s finest achievements over the past 96 years
18 Oct 2018
Doctor Who actors: where are they all now?
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Doctor Who actors: where are they all now?

Jodie Whittaker becomes the 13th Time Lord in BBC’s long-running sci-fi show
8 Oct 2018
Doctor Who: northern accents baffle American viewers
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Doctor Who: northern accents baffle American viewers

Huddersfield heroine Jodie Whittaker and Sheffield setting have some Who fans reaching for the subtitles
8 Oct 2018
Christmas TV guide 2017: 10 shows you won’t want to miss
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Christmas TV guide 2017: 10 shows you won’t want to miss

Doctor Who, Call the Midwife and the first ever Channel 4 Bake-Off Christmas special
23 Dec 2017

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Tom Baker returns to Doctor Who to complete ‘lost’ episode
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Tom Baker returns to Doctor Who to complete ‘lost’ episode

36 years since he last played the role, the fourth Doctor is stepping back into the Tardis
24 Nov 2017
Doctor Who Christmas special gets north of England preview
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Doctor Who Christmas special gets north of England preview

Advance screenings planned in eight cities as part of BBC plan to ‘do more in northern England’
23 Nov 2017
Doctor Who: three new companions to join Jodie Whittaker
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Doctor Who: three new companions to join Jodie Whittaker

Bradley Walsh among newcomers making up ‘dream team’, while West End star Sharon D. Clarke cast in unspecified role
23 Oct 2017
Doctor Who trailer delights Comic-Con fans
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Doctor Who trailer delights Comic-Con fans

Peter Capaldi and David Bradley join forces in new teaser video, but there's no sign of Jodie Whittaker
25 Jul 2017
Twitter reacts to Jodie Whittaker as female Doctor Who
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Twitter reacts to Jodie Whittaker as female Doctor Who

Actors John Boyega and Riz Ahmed join fightback against sexist criticism
17 Jul 2017
Doctor Who finale teaser: 'Will the future be a girl?'
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Doctor Who finale teaser: 'Will the future be a girl?'

Did Peter Capaldi hint that the Time Lord may change gender for the next series?
3 Jul 2017
Doctor Who season 10: What to expect from episode one
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Doctor Who season 10: What to expect from episode one

Critics say The Pilot episode introduces the Doctor's new 'instantly likeable' companion Bill – and there's a jaw-dropping moment
7 Apr 2017
Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton dies aged 36
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Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton dies aged 36

UK's tallest man, who had switched from basketball to acting, reportedly suffered heart failure
27 Feb 2017
Christmas TV guide 2016: 21 best shows and films to watch
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Christmas TV guide 2016: 21 best shows and films to watch

Welcome Doctor Who, the Bronte Sisters, Sherlock, 007 and Roald Dahl into your living room
26 Dec 2016
Doctor Who Christmas special: Will it be worth the wait?
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Doctor Who Christmas special: Will it be worth the wait?

Time Lord deals with vigilantes and aliens in 'delightfully' un-Christmassy superhero crossover
15 Dec 2016
Doctor Who's new companion: What to expect from Pearl Mackie
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Doctor Who's new companion: What to expect from Pearl Mackie

Funny, feisty and clueless about time travel, Bill is ready to boot evil aliens into another dimension
7 Oct 2016
Crystal Maze TV revival: What can we expect?
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Crystal Maze TV revival: What can we expect?

Doctor Who star David Tennant to front one-off special of hit 1990s show, according to reports
31 Aug 2016
Lily James: I censor my romance so I'm not prey for hackers
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Lily James: I censor my romance so I'm not prey for hackers

War and Peace star's boyfriend Matt Smith was caught up in 2014 scandal, when intimate pictures appeared online
10 Feb 2016
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies trailer gets thumbs up
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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies trailer gets thumbs up

Horror fans and feminists look set to enjoy film about 'badass women demolishing zombies'
23 Oct 2015
Five things you didn't know about Maisie Williams
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Five things you didn't know about Maisie Williams

The actress, who plays Arya Stark, also guest starred as Doctor Who's 'Girl Who Died'
19 Oct 2015
Doctor Who: The five least 'user-friendly' Doctors
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Doctor Who: The five least 'user-friendly' Doctors

Peter Capaldi says his Doctor will be 'less user-friendly' than his predecessors – but will he be darker than this lot?
8 Aug 2014
Doctor Who series 8 scripts leak: to read or not to read?
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Doctor Who series 8 scripts leak: to read or not to read?

BBC issues plea to keep spoilers secret after five scripts, including Deep Breath, find their way online
8 Jul 2014
DOCTOR WHO: Capaldi's rebel Time Lord look
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DOCTOR WHO: Capaldi's rebel Time Lord look

Time Lord's new look compared to that of third Doctor Jon Pertwee... and John Travolta in Grease
28 Jan 2014
They're back: six great TV shows returning in 2014
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They're back: six great TV shows returning in 2014

Bauer, Miller, Lannister, Draper and Underwood are all set for sensational returns to the small screen this year
17 Jan 2014
JACKSON FAMILY: Michael's daughter in suicide bid
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JACKSON FAMILY: Michael's daughter in suicide bid

Daughter of Michael Jackson attempted to take her life as fourth anniversary of his death approaches
6 Jun 2013
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