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Lucifer's Tom Ellis and Other Future Stars Who Guested on Doctor Who

Carey Mulligan Carey Mulligan appeared in "Blink," the episode was written by future showrunner Steven Moffat, one of the most popular episodes in the show's history, which reputedly clinched him the job as Russell T Davies replacement.[caption id="attachment_1227770" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Carey Mulligan in "Doctor Who", BBC Studios[/caption]It introduced the Weeping Angels in a mostly Doctor-less episode[...]

Christopher Eccleston as the 9th Doctor in "Doctor Who", BBC Studios

Doctor Who: BBC Looks Back on Our 9th Doctor's Greatest Hits

He lacked the jokey, slapstick airs that David Tennant and Matt Smith brought to their Doctors, or the flamboyant, old school patrician vibe of Peter Capaldi, who was in many ways Steven Moffat’s idea of the Ultimate Doctor The 9th Doctor was also the most angst-ridden, filled with survivor’s guilt and self-loathing His arc was[...]

DoctorWho" "Battlefield", BBC Studios

Doctor Who Battlefield: 7th Doctor Story, Now in 30 Minutes or Less!

Davies, Steven Moffat, and Chris Chibnall have all been hugely influenced by stories like “Battlefield” to give Doctor Who the big, epic scope that they and the fans always thought it deserved.Doctor Who: Season 26 – The 7th Doctor’s 3rd season is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD. The BBC just released the latest Doctor[...]

Here's a look at the title card for Doctor Who, "The Best of Days" (Image: BBC/Doctor Who Lockdown)

Steven Moffat's Done with Doctor Who and This Time? He Might Mean It

Steven Moffat is finished with Doctor Who For good He swears Promise First things first: if you haven't checked out the Moffat-penned "audio-visuals" drama "The Best of Days" then definitely make sure to check it out here after you're done reading this Especially because if fans are to believe Moffat's recent Instagram post, that's going[...]

Bill Potts Went On Black Lives Matter March in New Doctor Who

Bill Potts Marched For Black Lives Matter, in New Doctor Who

that may be the most chilling line in today's Doctor Who Lockdown special episode, The Best Of Days, written by Steven Moffat and starring as Bill Potts played by Pearl Mackie and Matt Lucas as Nardole, directed and creatively supervised by Rachel Talalay with new music from Murray Gold, and visuals from Ben Pickles of[...]

Here's a look at the title card for Doctor Who, "The Best of Days" (Image: BBC/Doctor Who Lockdown)

Doctor Who: Moffat, Mackie, Lucas Reunite for The Best of Days Audio

Cook said the decision was made "out of respect for the feelings of Doctor Who fans around the world" and that "it doesn't seem appropriate at this time" (and many agreed).[caption id="attachment_1217611" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A visual from Doctor Who Lockdown "The Best of Days", courtesy of BBC and Doctor Who Lockdown.[/caption]But while the live-tweet look[...]

Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, and Matt Lucas in Doctor Who (Image: BBC)

Doctor Who Lockdown: The Best of Days Set for Sunday or Monday Release

In her statement (which you can read in its entirety below), Cook explained that the decision was made "out of respect for the feelings of Doctor Who fans around the world" and that "it doesn't seem appropriate at this time."[caption id="attachment_1214288" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Who Lockdown final rewatch artwork, courtesy of BBC Studios.[/caption]The final go-around[...]

Doctor Who Lockdown notice from Emily Cook.

Doctor Who Lockdown Canceled: "Doesn't Seem Appropriate at This Time"

Showrunner and writer Steven Moffat, companions Pearl Mackie (Bill Potts) and Matt Lucas (Nardoe), and director Rachel Talalay were set to live-tweet The day will not go without something for Doctor Who fans, with Cook revealing "The Best of Days," written by Moffat and starring Mackie and Lucas, that has us fascinated:[caption id="attachment_1216125" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

BBC Writer’s Room Offers Steven Moffat’s Final Doctor Who Scripts

BBC Writer's Room Offers Steven Moffat's Final Doctor Who Scripts

And for free! This comes right after the final Doctor Who Lockdown Rewatch of former showrunner Steven Moffat’s final two episodes World Enough and Time and The Doctor Falls As of Monday, the BBC Writer’s Room, their online resource for students of screenwriting and hobbyists, is offering the scripts of those episodes as free PDF[...]

Doctor Who Lockdown, Steven Moffat Share Listen Pre-Rewatch Poem

Of course, what would a global rewatch be if there weren't some "goodies" to go along with it? When you have then-showrunner and episode writer Steven Moffat as well as episode director Douglas Mackinnon along to livetweet, you know you're getting much more than an hour's worth of tweets To kick off things, Moffat and[...]

Artwork for Doctor Who Lockdown Rewatch "Listen"

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat and Douglas Mackinnon Set for Listen Rewatch

Then-showrunner and writer of the episode Steven Moffat will livetweet the event along with episode director Douglas Mackinnon.[caption id="attachment_1208109" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Artwork for Doctor Who Lockdown Rewatch "Listen"[/caption]https://twitter.com/Emily_Rosina/status/1262104298848223235The story was one of Moffat’s experiments in storytelling, a precursor to the much more radical “Heaven Sent” one season later[...]

Doctor Who: Series 12 Trailer

Doctor Who Series 12 Scripts Now Available Online For Free

Davies, Steven Moffat, and Chris Chibnall These are not promotional puff pieces They talk about what it's like to write for television and offer practical advice for students of writing There are also interviews and blogs from other writers about their episodes.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkEB0ysv7sMThe scripts for Series 12 are actually transcription drafts of the completed episodes complete[...]

The next Doctor Who Lockdown global rewatch will be "The Fires of Pompeii", image courtesy of Doctor Who Lockdown and BBC.

Doctor Who Lockdown Lines Up "The Fires of Pompeii for Next Rewatch

Peter Capaldi guest-starred here, about five years before Davies’ successor Steven Moffat cast him as The Doctor after Matt Smith’s departure Doctor Who Magazine writer and BBC Radio editor Cook made the announcement via Twitter.[caption id="attachment_1205189" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The next Doctor Who Lockdown global rewatch will be "The Fires of Pompeii", image courtesy of Doctor[...]

The Zygons will be the focus of the next Doctor Who Lockdown rewatch, courtesy Doctor Who Lockdown and BBC Studios.

Doctor Who Lockdown Rewatch Sets Zygon Extravaganza with Ingrid Oliver

The showrunner of the current era Steven Moffat brought them back for the first time in “The Day of the Doctor” He then gave them a whole storyline in the 2-parter “Invasion of the Zygons” and “Inversion of the Zygons” They’ve actually appeared more often in the current version of the show than in the[...]

Doctor Who: LOCKDOWN | Pompadour

Doctor Who Epilogue Pompadour Reunites Steven Moffat, Sophia Myles

With the global rewatch set for Wednesday, May 6, to mark the 14th anniversary of the episode's original air date, episode writer and former showrunner Steven Moffat as well as actress Sophia Myles (Reinette) joined in on the live-tweeting fun.[caption id="attachment_1203416" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Scenes from Doctor Who episode The Girl in the Fireplace, courtesy of[...]

River Song tries to explain to the Doctor on Doctor Who, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Doctor Who: Steven Moffat On That 2008 Future Doctor Everyone Missed

Davies and Steven Moffat to tag-team another pretty reveal During a dual interview between the two screenwriters for the series' monthly magazine, it was revealed that 2008 episodes "Silence in the Library" and "Forest of the Dead" actually introduced a future version of the Doctor (played during this time by David Tennant) disguised as Colin[...]

The Girl in the Fireplace is the focus of the next Doctor Who rewatch, courtesy of BBC.

Steven Moffat, Sophia Myles Join Next Doctor Who Lockdown Rewatch

Writer and former showrunner Steven Moffat and Sophia Myles, who played Reinette, will livetweet the rewatch event They also announced that Moffat has written a new bonus short, “Pompadour, featuring Reinette and Myles will reprise the role for the first time in 14 years.[caption id="attachment_1201544" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Girl in the Fireplace is the focus[...]

Russell T. Davies presents the new mini-episode "Farewell, Sarah Jane," courtesy of the BBC.

Doctor Who Scribe Russell T. Davies Pens Farewell to Our Sarah Jane

We've had Steven Moffat and Russell T Davies offering new prologue, epilogue, and side stories that further enhance viewers' appreciation for the episode We've seen Peter Capaldi take to Twitter to share his in-the-moment Doctor perspectives, and Arthur Darvill even returned to the role of Rory for a video treat (and those are just a[...]

Billie Piper's Rose returns in “The Stolen Earth” and “Journey’s End,” courtesy of BBC.

Doctor Who Weekend Rewatch Adds Tennant, Tate, Agyeman, and Barrowman

This was to buy some time for Steven Moffat to take over as the new showrunner Davies used those specials to push The Doctor even further in his emotional complexity Davies also addressed the last dangling threads from his run, like the final confrontation with The Master and resolving Donna’s story at last I wonder[...]

Jodie Whittaker's Doctor from Doctor Who Series 12, courtesy of BBC.

New Doctor Who Story Finds 13th Doctor and Companions In Isolation

Following Russell T Davies, Steven Moffat, Chris Chibnall, and Pete McTighe's online tales, Cornell's "The Shadow Passes" finds Jodie Whittaker's Doctor and her companions dealing with being trapped in an underground bunker for three weeks after a "Death Moon" forces our heroes and the population of the planet Calapia to seek shelter As the Doctor[...]