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BBC – Blogs – Doctor Who – Matt Smith announces he is to leave Doctor Who

BBC – Blogs – Doctor Who – Matt Smith announces he is to leave Doctor Who.

It will be interesting to see who the next Doctor will be! I’m hoping they go a bit older this time, at least 40+, though even older wouldn’t be bad. It might be a good change from the youthful Doctors we’ve had (as much as we’ve loved them), and I can see how it would fit thematically, too — well, depending on what they actually do with the 50th anniversary special. (I am looking forward to seeing David Tennant play the Doctor again!)

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New Doctor Who video news recs

MattSmithBBC18032013Matt Smith on ‘vast and epic’ new Doctor Who

Check out this new BBC article and video interview with Matt Smith, with clips from the upcoming new episodes.

There’s another one on the  Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, too, also new today.

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

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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