Doctor Who News (3)
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13 February 2014 at 13:33 #25256Anonymous @
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(This is a continuation of the Doctor Who News (2) thread which was nearing its posting limit.)13 February 2014 at 14:31 #2527113 February 2014 at 14:42 #25273Monochrome Dimension @monochromedimension
@fatmaninabox – I just noticed it on twitter… I would so love to go to that… but I don’t think anyone else would want to go (well my sister, but she’s not good with travelling usually). 🙁 Also it would mean a pretty early start for me to get there and I’m not great with early starts. lol!13 February 2014 at 16:05 #25274Anonymous @
@monochromedimension – I’d love to go but also don’t get on well with long journey’s. More than 30 mins and my stomach goes a bit wibbly-wobbly 🙂13 February 2014 at 16:36 #25275ScaryB @scaryb
Biiiiiiiig yetis… oh MY!!
Don’t think any bit of my diary fits that date 🙁14 February 2014 at 13:12 #25294
A 1977 programme featuring Jon Pertwee and his son Sean is to be shown as part of an event paying tribute to the ITV channel Thames.
The Culture, Media and Sport Committee are having a hearing about the future of the BBC – Michael Grade was asked to contribute…
Director Ben Wheatley has a mere two weeks left on his duties for Doctor Who Series 8 and is expecting them to air far sooner than we thought…15 February 2014 at 14:58 #25325
A selection of preview clips from the forthcoming soundtrack release of An Adventure In Space And Time has been made available by BBC Worldwide.17 February 2014 at 20:54 #25394Whisht @whisht
hm, not posted here before, but found this (should we be worried?*)
(*hmmm….Marvel apparently don’t have the rights to publish the comic anymore, but its a helluva tempting franchise for anyone… please keep it to the comics Stan…)19 February 2014 at 11:38 #25453ManeshMistry @maneshmistry
I am writing to you to give my thoughts and to offer my suggestions about the science-fiction drama “Doctor Who”
An idea has been created and titled “A Wild Endeavour” and I believe it to be incredibly impressive. I would therefore wish for it to become a reality rather than a simple idea that is waved away by the producers of Doctor Who and the BBC. Details regarding A Wild Endeavour can be found on their website (http://www.awildendeavour.com/) and on their Twitter account (https://twitter.com/AWildEndeavour).
Other Whovians alongside myself also find the idea of A Wild Endeavour quite attractive and would love it if the original idea of it becoming a new Doctor Who spin-off series becomes a reality.
The problem that A Wild Endeavour is faced with, however, is that only a very small amount of people are aware of it and it also requires a great deal of funding at a short notice just to increase its chances of growing. Further details on how to support the cause can be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/573935592/who-is-who-a-wild-endeavour-the-pilot-episode
You can also support A Wild Endeavour here too: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/8960-doctor-who-a-wild-endeavour?locale=en
If you can in any way help promote A Wild Endeavour, you will receive the greatest gratitude from myself and many others. In my opinion, I think that A Wild Endeavour has the potential to be the next big Doctor Who spin-off series after the likes of “Torchwood” and “The Sarah Jane Adventures” With this in mind, the idea must be shared and promoted massively across the globe. Please help spread the word to all the Whovians around the world!
Thank you in advance and please do not hesitate to reply to me via e-mail, my Twitter account (https://twitter.com/ManeshMistry98) or contact A Wild Endeavour through their Twitter account.
19 February 2014 at 14:15 #2546219 February 2014 at 16:42 #25471Monochrome Dimension @monochromedimension
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@wolfweed – I hope with the ’50th Anniversary Collection’ that it will include both ‘The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot’ and the docudrama… otherwise its not really a collection of all the 50th anniversary things that were produced.20 February 2014 at 10:41 #25517Anonymous @
Karen Gillan is moving Stateside to film a TV pilot:20 February 2014 at 11:26 #2552421 February 2014 at 13:30 #2558522 February 2014 at 04:44 #25638Anonymous @
I can’t remember if this has already been posted but it’s worth a reminder.
A spin-off featuring the Time Lord from ‘The Gallifrey Chronicles’, this is a trailer for the ‘Minister of Chance’ micropilot starring Tim McInnerny and Paul McGann. Learn more at http://www.ministerofchance.com/22 February 2014 at 12:34 #2564424 February 2014 at 10:56 #25715Anonymous @
New recurring character to join The Doctor and Clara25 February 2014 at 02:59 #25745
@fatmaninabox – Insomnia……!!!
Could Mr Pink be a Science teacher? (Isn’t Clara a History teacher?)
25 February 2014 at 03:17 #25747janetteB @janetteb
Thanks for that link @fatmaninabox. I am quite excited by that little snippet of news. I look forward to seeing more of Coal Hill and am keeping fingers crossed that Ian will make an appearance. I also suspect that they will be giving Clara a “love Interest” outside or only occasionally inside the Tardis and yes, it would be very like Moffat to have him as the science teacher and Clara as the history teacher.
Janette25 February 2014 at 04:14 #25748Anonymous @
@wolfweed – I’m suffering a ‘flip’ of sleeping patterns at the moment. I’m about 12 hours behind (or in front) of everyone else. Went to bed at 13:00ish yesterday afternoon and got up at 21:30 last night.
@janetteb – It would be great if Ian did appear. Maybe Clara could be (falsely) accused of misconduct and be hauled in front of the school Governors 🙂25 February 2014 at 08:57 #25750Anonymous @
Big Finish release an audio version of Frankenstein starring a few familiar ‘Who’ related
faceserm, voices.25 February 2014 at 09:22 #25752Anonymous @
Now, we know that Moffat puts a lot of thought into character names, so … Danny Pink? What bonkers theories can y’all devise as to the meaning of that name? 😉 For me, it’s a lighter shade of red, and Clara had a lot of red markers in her episodes … that’s all I can come up with on short notice.
FMIAB, your link says he was in Gavin & Stacey – was he the one of Gavin’s crew who got it on with the red-headed Welsh girl (twice!) ?
PS Hullo Janette! How are things down your way?25 February 2014 at 09:28 #25753
Reservoir Dogs reference, I’d think. There was a reference to RD in Moffat’s Coupling, as well.
If he makes a joke about wishing his name was Mr Purple, we’ll know it’s a Reservoir Dogs joke.25 February 2014 at 10:04 #25755
@wolfweed – I’m pretty sure Clara outed herself as an English teacher – under the influence of the truth field at Christmas.25 February 2014 at 13:04 #25758
@bluesqueakpip – You’re absolutely right. Clara is an English teacher. (Damned insomnia!)
Trying to clutch at yet more desperate straws, I discovered that Daniel Pink is a real person. He’s the author of 5 books about business, work, and management…
Daniel Pink is an anagram of:
Leap in kind…….
Perhaps he’s a PE teacher…
Warning: This piece has a link to Filming in Cardiff Spoilers…
25 February 2014 at 13:57 #25759
Another pic from the BBC Worldwide Event.25 February 2014 at 14:32 #25763Anonymous @
@danmartinuk has an article up on The Guardian about Doctor Who’s male companions (and the comments are very sometimes hilarious in deciding whose love interest Danny Pink will be):25 February 2014 at 19:30 #25768Anonymous @
I feel we are all being mis-directed with the ‘Mister Pink’ trope. I’m still of the opinion that it’s more than a Reservoir Dogs reference. Could Moffat introduce a character into Doctor Who whose name is solely a one-note joke? (Unless he’s a one-episode joke?) How could that be, with Danny being another Cole Hill School teacher, and all the Unearthly Child tropes inherent therein?
I don’t think Moffat is designing the Doctor Who-niverse post the 50th anniversary with one-note jokes, neither with singular pop-culture references nor with one-note character-naming jokes.
So … why, I ask again, Danny Pink?26 February 2014 at 13:08 #25782
Tom Baker will be at the Scificollector shop in March to commemorate his appearance in the 50th Anniversary episode and his 80th year!26 February 2014 at 13:39 #25785Anonymous @
I don’t know why but when I heard that the new character was called Daniel Pink, I immediately thought of Danny Blue (Marc Warren – Elton in Love & Monsters) from Hustle. Maybe Mr Pink is a bit of a con-artist posing as a teacher?27 February 2014 at 15:55 #25829
Steven Moffat on the world of Doctor Who and Sherlock
28 February 2014 at 14:22 #2586728 February 2014 at 22:26 #25888Anonymous @
Alice X Zhang’s beautiful illustrations now grace the covers of Titan Comics ‘Doctor Who: The New Adventures’.28 February 2014 at 22:47 #25890missShannonKent @missshannonkent
I have mixed feelings about Samuel Anderson’s new character, Danny Pink. I’d like to know everyone’s thoughts on the rumors suggesting that he may be Clara’s new love interest. You can listen to my opinion here – https://soundcloud.com/missshannonkent/doctor-who-news-2-28 –28 February 2014 at 23:24 #258942 March 2014 at 00:27 #25986
The Doctor Who Experience is to debut a new walkthrough adventure starring Peter Capaldi.
The Cardiff Bay attraction will close the current interactive walkthrough – which features Matt Smith – in the autumn.
The Experience will then reopen at a later date with a new adventure, expected to feature new Who lead Capaldi.
The new walkthrough is currently in the early planning stages, with an exact date for the revamp yet to be set.
A TARDIS-style police box aimed at cutting crime and anti-social behaviour in Bournemouth as well as acting as a tourist attraction is nearing completion.2 March 2014 at 15:08 #260243 March 2014 at 16:43 #26071
UK Fans May Not See Titan’s ‘Who’ Comics in Stores
My local shop already confirmed they won’t be able to stock these comics…4 March 2014 at 09:21 #26086Anonymous @
@wolfweed thank you for all those posts. I particularly liked the photo of all the programme buyers sitting in rows D12 D13 etc. Looked like something from earth in 200 000 years! The article was interesting also -a remake of Dr Who? “Insane”? You bet. But would they (the yanks) do it?? I so hope not! Kindest, puro5 March 2014 at 12:09 #261086 March 2014 at 12:15 #26160
The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine has confirmed the writers for Block Two of Series 8.6 March 2014 at 14:19 #26169
Ask The Developers of Doctor Who: Legacy Anything on Reddit later tonight!
6 March 2014 at 17:26 #26179Anonymous @
The BBC are opening the Roath Lock Studios in Cardiff to the public on Saturday, 29 March for a special effects workshop which will include a master-class given by Neill Gorton.
Further details can be found here…7 March 2014 at 18:20 #262108 March 2014 at 12:49 #26255
Cuusoo Doctor Who Lego Sets – More Designs Roll In
9 March 2014 at 12:39 #2628910 March 2014 at 01:51 #26308Anonymous @
The MCM Birmingham Comic Con is being held on 22nd-23rd March at the NEC.
Doctor Who related guests include…
Saturday only – Paul McGann, Phil Davies, Simon Fisher-Becker, Louise Jameson, Anneke Wills, Sopie Aldred, Katy Manning and John Leeson
Sunday only – Annette Badland, Frazer Hines and Peter Purves
General Entry – £10 adult, £6 child (11-14yrs), 10yrs and under free
Priority Entry – £16 per day or £30 for both.
Further details of attractions and guests can be found here11 March 2014 at 12:14 #2633011 March 2014 at 12:41 #26333ScaryB @scaryb
Apologies if this has been posted before (I do try to keep up!)
2 Days to register for (free) tickets to Join the original radio cast of Douglas Adams’s comic sci-fi creation The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, as they return to where it all began… BBC Radio 4. (in London, 29 March)
Happy (postumous) 62nd birthday to Douglas Adams
And Happy birthdays too to Alex Kingston and John Barrowman (@Wolfweed, I trust you can come up with a suitable gif 😉 )11 March 2014 at 13:35 #26341
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