Sunday, 5 December 2010

Article roundup 2nd-5th December 2010

Plenty more coverage in the run up to A Christmas Carol, with excerpts from the BBC Press Pack, photographs, and the BBC Christmas Showreel as source material!


A Christmas Carol
Anglotopia(5th) - Doctor Who: Christmas Special 2010 Promo Pictures and Press Details Released
Press Association(5th) - Doctor Who writer keeps his cool
Express(5th) - Harry Potter's Michael Gambon is Doctor Who's Scrooge
Daily Record(4th) - Soprano star Katherine Jenkins reveals how she couldn't turn down Doctor Who role
California Chronicle(4th) - Look Who's Feeling the Cold
ATV Network(3rd) - BBC Christmas Showreel
Metro(3rd) - Doctor Who Christmas special will be 'Jaws with a twist' says Matt Smith
Telegraph(3rd) - The BBC's festive highlights
The List(3rd) - Karen Gillan was bemused by 'mad' Matt Smith
Den of Geek(3rd) - Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol features in BBC Christmas Showreel
Fragland(3rd) - Doctor Who part 4 on Christmas Day
SFX(2nd) - Doctor Who “A Christmas Carol” Official Press Release
Daemons TV(2nd) - DOCTOR WHO 2010 Christmas Special “A Christmas Carol” Photos
The Daily Athenaeum(2nd) - ‘Doctor Who’ tackles ‘A Christmas Carol’
Digital Spy(2nd) - Matt Smith teases 'Who' Christmas special

Series Coverage
Daily Mail(4th) - River's back! Alex Kingston returns to the Doctor Who set, while Karen Gillan tries to make the Time Lord jump
Bang Showbiz(3rd) - Karen Gillan was bemused by 'mad' Matt Smith
Independent(3rd) - Karen Gillan - From the Tardis to tackling monsters

Doctor Who Adventures
The Independent(4th) - Final part of 'Doctor Who: The Adventure Games' to be Christmas present
io9(3rd) - Prepare to count the shadows again: Final Doctor Who Adventure Game coming for Christmas!

Merchandise
Blogger News(5th) - Music Review: Doctor Who: Series 4 - The Specials, music by Murray Gold
DVD Review(4th) - DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Complete Specials
IGN(3rd) - Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series DVD Review
Paid Content(3rd) - Digital Doctor Who May Be Big This Christmas For BBCWW
Manchester Evening News(2nd) - Character Group posts rise in profit
Mirror(2nd) - Dr Who star Karen Gillan is a real doll as new figures of Amy Pond go on sale at Argos

Miscellaneous
Geeks of Doom(5th) - Geek Find: ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas TARDIS Wrapping Paper
Geeks of Doom(5th) - Minimalist ‘Doctor Who’ Posters Capture Each Doctor’s Personality
SFX(4th) - For Your Consideration #3
This is Hampshire(4th) - Sci-fi south collectors’ show (and Southern Daily Echo)
EDP24(4th) - Hundreds enjoy Thetford Christmas lights switch on
Airlock Alpha(3rd) - Sylvester McCoy Wants To Be The Doctor Again
Redditch Standard(3rd) - Visitor is out of this world
SFX(3rd) - Things We Love About Doctor Who #5
SFX(2nd) - Things We Love About Doctor Who #4
Blastr(2nd) - The Doctor Who clip the BBC didn't want you to see (Craig Ferguson)
Wall Street Journal(2nd) - Craig Ferguson Posts Unaired ‘Doctor Who’ Cold Open
Geeks of Doom(2nd) - Craig Ferguson’s ‘Doctor Who’ Musical Intro Leaks Online
Uber Review(2nd) - Don’t You Wish Your Bed Fit Into a Vintage Phonebooth and Traveled Through Time and Space? [Tardis Murphy Bed]

Passing Mention/Related News
Geekosystem(5th) - Scientists Create Sonic Tweezers; Sonic Screwdriver Still Further Down the Line
Telegraph(4th) - Doctor Who sonic screwdriver could become real device
Digital Spy(5th) - Widdecombe compared to 'Dalek in drag'
Daily Mail(5th) - Strictly Come Dancing 2010: Ann Widdecombe dubbed a 'Dalek in drag' for her American Smooth as Pamela Stephenson scores perfect 10s
Dvice(5th) - 360 degree 3D camera sees the world the same way a fly does
Guardian(5th) - Harris Tweed sales head north
Los Angeles Times(4th) - Critic's notebook: With so much good TV, youngsters have no time for oldies but goodies
Independent(4th) - How toys took over kids' TV
TV.com(2nd) - Primeval Season 4 Premiere Set in US to Match UK Premiere
Broadcasting and Cable(2nd) - BBC Plans Global VOD Subscription Launch