The role of the companion on Doctor Who has a legacy over 50 years in the making—there are expectations and demands on them that are almost as heavy as put upon those taking on the role of the Doctor. So what’s the one piece of wisdom that’s been shared between Doctor Who’s last three companions? It’s... not what…
It’s official: Clara Oswald has left the building, and Clara’s final season of Doctor Who is coming to a close—making her, depending on how you chart it, one of the longest-running companions in history. But even with all that time on the show, it never felt like Doctor Who knew how to solve a problem like Clara.
London’s Abby Road has attracted just about every tourist visiting the city to recreate the iconic Abby Road album cover shot. Earlier this week, the Doctor decided to stop by and follow in the Beatles footsteps.
Speculation and rumor ran rampant this week as to whether this season of Doctor Who would be Jenna Coleman’s last. And after the BBC had to report that the BBC declined to comment, it’s finally official.
Peter Capaldi’s first year on Doctor Who was layered with a lot of questions about the morality of the Doctor’s adventures. And one idea that came up was the notion that the Doctor had made the Daleks stronger in the course of fighting them. Capaldi tells io9 that the Doctor absolutely believes he made the Daleks…
Many fans expected Doctor Who's current companion Clara Oswald to leave in the most recent Christmas special, Last Christmas, only for her to carry on adventuring with The Doctor into the next Season. But a new interview with Steven Moffat confirms that Clara could have been gone even earlier than that.
Doctor Who's head writer, Steven Moffat, has sometimes been accused of having a few main story ideas that he trots out again and again. Today's Doctor Who Christmas special, "Last Christmas," feels like a hilarious, spirited defense: A story made entirely out of old stories, which just has fun with it. Spoilers…
Here's your first look at the next Doctor Who Christmas special — and it's basically proof that Peter Capaldi can bring 1000 percent more razor-sharp menace to anything, even just a conversation with Santa Claus on the rooftop. Even just debating the merits of the tangerine at the bottom of the stocking.
Tonight's episode clinches it: Doctor Who is doing a much more ambitious character arc than it's done in years, even as the show's "mystery" storytelling is drastically scaled back. Even with a few stumbles here and there, this is really major. You have to applaud the ambition, and a lot of the execution. Spoilers…
This was a pretty humdrum season Doctor Who season opener for the most part. Except that Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor, is already bringing a marvelously strange energy to the role of the Doctor. Capaldi's presence lent a huge spark to the storyline about Clara having trouble adjusting to the Doctor's new face.
The first proper trailer for Doctor Who season eight premiered over the weekend, and it was chock full of monsters, robots, and a Time Lord identity crisis. We pored over every frame, and here's what we learned! Warning: Spoilers and speculation ahead..
Meet Danny. He's a schoolteacher who teaches at the same school as Clara Oswald, the Doctor's companion on Doctor Who. And he's about to become the show's newest recurring character. And possibly, another companion?
There are a lot of dangling plotlines on Doctor Who, going back to Matt Smith's first story. Why did the TARDIS blow up? Why were the Silence so keen to kill the Doctor before he answered the First Question? And showrunner Steven Moffat promises that everything will be explained this Christmas.
This weekend, the BBC held one of its Doctor Who Proms, a concert in which an orchestra performs musical selections from the television show. Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman were on hand an in character to appreciate the music.