Category Archives: Doctor Who

Blog posts about the Doctor Who show, its characters, or the actors.

Holmes v. the Doctor?

More episodes of Sherlock in 2012 means fewer episodes of Doctor Who?

That’s what an article in BBC online says. Continue reading

From film to television to stage . . .

Television in the U.K. and U.S., with a good dose of nostalgia thrown in . . .

A comment about Arthur Darvill from a reader got me thinking about acting, actors, and seasonal v. series television programming. In the U.S., there’s the well-known television season, traditionally beginning in the autumn and continuing through spring. Lately, we’ve seen an increase in summer seasons and other non-traditional seasonal television programming — half-year seasons beginning in January, for example. Continue reading

From Rory to Mephistopheles

An Interview With Arthur DarvillRory, Last Centurion, from Pond's illustrated children's book

on going from being the Last Centurion in “Doctor Who” to Mephistopheles in the Globe’s production of Doctor Faustus.

It was fun to see Darvill talk about the new theatre production he’s in, and especially to get a few of his reflections on his role in “Doctor Who” — and about the secret recently revealed in “A Good Man Goes to War.” Continue reading

More Doctor Who After 2011

And it’s more of the Eleventh Doctor

played by Matt Smith.

Matt Smith is the Eleventh Doctor

BBC announced a new 14 episode contract with Matt Smith.
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Have I ever mentioned . . .

River Song, Gun, and TARDIS

. . . I want to be River Song!

Lots of personality, lots of ability, lots of smarts, lots of mystery, she kicks ass, she keeps secrets, and she can fly the TARDIS. Continue reading