Monday, 31 May 2010

Publicity: Vincent and the Doctor

Doctor Who – Vincent and the Doctor (Ep 10/13)

Saturday 5th June, 6:40-7:25pm BBC ONE/HD

Written by Richard Curtis; Directed by Jonny Campbell; Produced by Tracie Simpson and Patrick Schweitzer

Supporting Cast:
Nasreen Chaudry - Meera Syal; Tony Mack - Robert Pugh; Alaya - Neve McIntosh; Mo - Alun Raglin; Ambrose - Nia Roberts; Malokeh - Richard Hope; Eldane - Stephen Moore

Vincent van Gogh - Tony Curran; Dr Black - Bill Nighy; Student 1 - Morgan Overton; Student 2 - Andrew Byrne; Waitress - Sarah Counsell; Mother - Chrissie Cotterill


Terror lurks in the cornfields of Provence, but only a sad and lonely painter can see it. Amy Pond finds herself shoulder to shoulder with Vincent Van Gogh, in a battle with a deadly alien.



Links:
BBC Doctor Who Website - Vincent and the Doctor


This video may not play outside of the United Kingdom

Media Articles:
Guardian(10th) - Doctor Who made me cry
Guardian(10th) - TV matters: Doctor Who and Junior Apprentice (art on television)
Independent(10th) - Culture Club: Doctor Who, Saturdays, BBC1
IGN(9th) - Doctor Who: 'Vincent and the Doctor' Review
Watch with Mothers(9th) - Doctor Who – Series 5, Episode 10: Vincent & The Doctor
Guardian(8th) - How Doctor Who gave Richard Curtis a shot in the arm
flick filosopher(8th) - ‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “Vincent and the Doctor”
Infinite Joys [Livejournal](7th) - Vincent and the Doctor: A Visual Guide
Guardian(7th) - Doctor Who and Cameron's Black Tory
Metro(7th) - Doctor Who time travels into surprising territory
The Independent(7th) - The Weekend's TV: Doctor Who, Sat, BBC1
Mirror(7th) - Soundbite extras of the week
Popzara(6th) - Doctor Who Season 05.10 - Vincent and the Doctor Micro-Review
SFX(5th) - Doctor Who Review
TV.com(5th) - Doctor Who - Vincent & The Doctor
Anglotopia(5th) - Doctor Who – Series 5 Episode 10 – Vincent and the Doctor Review – SPOILER FREE!!!
Telegraph(5th) - Doctor Who review: Vincent and the Doctor
Seyoh(5th) - Doctor Who Season 5 Episode 10 Vincent and the Doctor
Guardian(5th) - Watch this at the weekend
Daemons TV(4th) - DOCTOR WHO "Vincent and the Doctor" Season 5 Episode 10
Anglotopia(4th) - This Week in Doctor Who: Vincent and the Doctor
Guardian(4th) - Doctor Who: art imitates life
BBC News(3rd) - Richard Curtis told to redraft Doctor Who script
Digital Spy(3rd) - Curtis, Gillan on 'Vincent and the Doctor' (video)
Digital Spy(3rd) - Richard Curtis praises 'Who' dynamic
SFX(3rd) - Doctor Who Interview: Richard Curtis
SFX(3rd) - Vincent & The Doctor Spoiler Free Preview
Contact Music(3rd) - Love Actually - Curtis Ordered To Re-Write Doctor Who Episode
Female First(3rd) - Richard Curtis' Family Who
Belfast Telegraph(2nd) - Curtis: I 'redrafted' Doctor Who
Den of Geek(2nd) - Doctor Who series 5: Vincent And The Doctor gallery
Digital Spy(1st) - Richard Curtis preferred Master to Doctor
Digital Spy(1st) - Curtis avoids van Gogh jokes in 'Who'
Digital Spy(1st) - Curtis says 'Who' is TV's 'Hamlet'
BSC Review(1st) - ‘Vincent & The Doctor’ teaser and pics – Doctor Who
Den of Geek(1st) - Doctor Who: Vincent And The Doctor trailer
Anglotopia(31st) - Doctor Who – Trailer for Vincent and the Doctor – Next Week’s Episode!
BSC Review(30th) - Doctor Who – ‘Vincent and the Doctor’ preview
Beehive City(29th) - The Doctor of Dibley, can Richard Curtis deliver for Who fans?


Article roundup 31st May 2010

The old BBC "fun" domains get an airing as they are listed to the general public. The Star goes spoilerific again, but also can't add up companion deaths, whereas Den of Geek does a better job!


Vincent and the Doctor
BSC Review(30th) - Doctor Who – ‘Vincent and the Doctor’ preview
Beehive City(29th) - The Doctor of Dibley, can Richard Curtis deliver for Who fans?

Cold Blood
The Scotsman(31st) - Letter: Who's who?
Shadowlocked(30th) - Doctor Who reviews: Cold Blood
Shadowlocked(30th) - Doctor Who: Review supplemental on Cold Blood
TV.com(29th) - Doctor Who - Cold Blood
SFX(29th) - Doctor Who Review
Unreality Shout(29th) - Doctor Who - Cold Blood (S05E09) - Episode review
Anglotopia(29th) - Doctor Who – Series 5 Episode 9 Review – Cold Blood SPOILER FREE!!!
Den of Geek(29th) - Doctor Who series 5 episode 9 review: Cold Blood
Telegraph(28th) - Doctor Who review: Cold Blood
Digital Spy(28th) - A sneak peek at this week's 'Confidential'

Series Coverage
Daily Star(30th) - Doctor Who: (big spoiler title!)

Future Series Coverage
Metro(29th) - Neil Gaiman tight-lipped about Doctor Who episode

Series Coverage (USA)
Digital Journal(29th) - Doctor Who and the Eurovision Song Contest
Daemons TV(29th) - DOCTOR WHO "The Hungry Earth" Season 5 Episode 8
MTV(29th) - 'Doctor Who' Review: Episode 5.07, 'Amy's Choice'

Events
Journal Sentinel [US](29th) - Authors with links to state visiting area (Chicks Dig Time Lords)

Merchandise
TV Shows on DVD [US](28th) - Studio Updates/Corrections for 'The Kings Demons' and 'Planet of Fire'

Miscellaneous
Den of Geek(31st) - For Doctor Who: Cold Blood Viewers Only
Telegraph(30th) - BBC's bizarre domain names revealed
Press Association(30th) - BBC reveals bizarre website names
Wired(30th) - Showtime: Arc Attack Tesla Coil Dr. Who Theme
flick filosopher(29th) - classic ‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “The Twin Dilemma”

Saturday, 29 May 2010

UK Radio/Television Coverage, 22nd-28th May 2010

A collection of Doctor Who related mentions on UK television/radio over the last week.

Media Coverage

Click, BBC News, first on Saturday 22nd May
A selection of sounds to accompany the almost silent electric car, including the TARDIS dematerialisation effect!

Junior Masterchef, BBC1, Wednesday 26th May, ~4:50pm
The semi-finalists cook a meal for the Doctor and Amy!
Available on iplayer (12:10) until 4th June

BBC London, BBC1, Wednesday 26th May, ~6:45pm
Item on the plans to have 8,000 people bear the Olympic torch around the United Kingdom in 2012, illustrated with the scene of the Doctor lighting the torch from Fear Her.

The One Show, BBC1, Wednesday 26th May, ~7:28pm
Guest Ardal O'Hanlon spies a photo of himself from Doctor Who on an animal photo board!
Available on iplayer (28:35) until 4th June

You Have Been Watching, C4, Thursday 27th May, ~10:05pm
Discussion on the American children's series Yo Gabba Gabba, where the character Moono is compared to Dalek anatomy!

Breakfast, BBC1, Friday 28th May, 8:39am
Arthur Darvill was a guest, discussing his character Rory and the forthcoming Cold Blood.

Bargain Hunt, BBC1, Friday 28th May, 11:45am
A repeat of the show (series 21/10) in which the team from Snow People participate, plus a clip from Confidential of their work on Planet of the Ood
Available on iplayer until 5th June

The One Show, BBC1, Friday 28th May, 7:00pm
Karen Gillan is the main guest on the show.
Available on iplayer until 5th June

Episodes/Documentaries

Doctor Who
1. The Eleventh Hour (SD/HD)
2. The Beast Below (SD/HD)
3. Victory of the Daleks (SD/HD)
4. The Time of Angels (SD/HD)
5. Flesh and Stone (SD/HD)
6. Vampires of Venice (SD/HD)
7. Amy's Choice (SD/HD)
8. The Hungry Earth (SD/HD)
9. Cold Blood (SD/HD)
Available on BBC iplayer until 3rd July

Doctor Who Confidential, BBC3, Saturday 15th May 2010
8. After Effects. A journey through the production process of an epsiode from cutting room to living room.
Available on BBC iplayer (SD/HD) from 22nd May until 30th May
9. What Goes On Tour ... Cameras follow the team as they travel the length of the UK to launch the new series.
Available on BBC iplayer (SD/HD) from 30th May until 7th June

Doctor Who - Orbis, BBC Radio 7, Sunday 23rd May, 6:00pm (repeated midnight)
2. Can Lucie restore the Time Lord's memory in time to save the planet from destruction?
Available on BBC iplayer until 30th May

Doctor Who - The Beast of Orlok, BBC Radio 7, Sunday 30th May, 6:00pm (repeated midnight)
1. In 19th century Germany, the Time Lord finds legends of a vicious beast are all too true.
Available on BBC iplayer from 30th May to 6th June

Still Available to Watch/Listen

You Have Been Watching, C4, Thursday 29th April, ~10:05pm
Charlie Brooker comments on the Over the Rainbow intrusion into Doctor Who last Saturday.
Available on 4od (tbd) until 28th May

You have Been Watching, C4, Thursday 13th May, ~10:40pm
A question on what happened next, featuring a clip from Terror of the Autons!
Available on 4od (33:45) until 12th June

Points of View, BBC1, Sunday 11th April, 5:15pm
Discussion of the return of Doctor Who, specifically on the new theme tune!
Available on BBC iplayer (6:30) until 13th June

Points of View, BBC1, Sunday 2nd May, ~5:05pm
Discussion on the "Over the Rainbow" animated trailer that appeared over The Time Of Angels
Available on iplayer until 13th June

Points of View, BBC1, Sunday 9th May, ~5:18pm
Comments on Amy kissing the Doctor at the end of Flesh and Stone
Available on iplayer (05:05) until 13th June


Television programmes may not be accessible from outside the United Kingdom.

Publicity: Cold Blood

Doctor Who – Cold Blood Ep 9/13

Saturday 29 May, 7.00-7.15pm BBC ONE/HD

Written by Chris Chibnall; Directed by Ashley Way; Produced by Peter Bennett

Supporting Cast:
Nasreen Chaudry - Meera Syal; Tony Mack - Robert Pugh; Alaya - Neve McIntosh; Mo - Alun Raglin; Ambrose - Nia Roberts; Malokeh - Richard Hope; Eldane - Stephen Moore


It is the most important day in the history of Earth: the dawn of a new age of harmony or the start of its final war.

In the latest episode of the time-travelling drama, written by Chris Chibnall, The Doctor must face his most difficult challenge yet. It is a battle in which he cannot take sides and a day when nobody must die...



Links:
BBC Doctor Who Website - Cold Blood

Media Articles:
The Scotsman(31st) - Letter: Who's who?
Shadowlocked(30th) - Doctor Who reviews: Cold Blood
Shadowlocked(30th) - Doctor Who: Review supplemental on Cold Blood
TV.com(29th) - Doctor Who - Cold Blood
SFX(29th) - Doctor Who Review
Unreality Shout(29th) - Doctor Who - Cold Blood (S05E09) - Episode review
Anglotopia(29th) - Doctor Who – Series 5 Episode 9 Review – Cold Blood SPOILER FREE!!!
Den of Geek(29th) - Doctor Who series 5 episode 9 review: Cold Blood
The Sun(29th) - Sex and the er... Silurians
Telegraph(28th) - Doctor Who review: Cold Blood
Digital Spy(28th) - A sneak peek at this week's 'Confidential'
Anglotopia(28th) - This Week in Doctor Who
BSC Review(28th) - Doctor Who – ‘Cold Blood’ clips
Digital Spy(28th) - Darvill: 'Doctor Who role is brilliant'
Digital Spy(28th) - Gallery: 'Doctor Who - Cold Blood'
Den of Geek(28th) - Doctor Who: Cold Blood spoiler-free review
Digital Spy(27th) - Meera Syal praises 'Doctor Who' revival
Den of Geek(27th) - Doctor Who: Cold Blood trailer
Pontypridd Observer(27th) - Ynysybwl youngster stars in new Doctor Who adventure
SFX(26th) - Doctor Who Cold Blood Interview (Chris Chibnall)
SFX(25th) - Doctor Who Preview
Den of Geek(25th) - Doctor Who series 5: Cold Blood gallery
Beehive City(25th) - Preview: Doctor Who – Cold Blood
BSC Review(23rd) - Doctor Who – 'Cold Blood' preview


Article roundup 29th May 2010

Cold Blood
The Sun(29th) - Sex and the er... Silurians
Anglotopia(28th) - This Week in Doctor Who
BSC Review(28th) - Doctor Who – ‘Cold Blood’ clips
Digital Spy(28th) - Darvill: 'Doctor Who role is brilliant'
Digital Spy(28th) - Gallery: 'Doctor Who - Cold Blood'

Amy's Choice (USA)
Daemons TV(28th) - DOCTOR WHO "Amy's Choice" Season 5 Episode 7

Series Coverage
The Sun(28th) - From Time Lord to rock star

Future Series Coverage
MTV(28th) - Neil Gaiman Shares Some Details About His Upcoming 'Doctor Who' Episode
Construction Enquirer(28th) - Vinci wins new Dr Who studio job for BBC

People
What's on TV(28th) - A quick chat with John Barrowman
Grazia(28th) - A week in the style of… Karen Gillan

Miscellaneous
Digital Spy(28th) - Pratchett: 'Doctor Who is gripping'
Science Blogs(28th) - Doctor Who Theme Song Accompanied by Tesla Coils
Geek(28th) - Dr. Who Theme played using Tesla Coils and a Faraday Suit
Shadowlocked(28th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Web Of Fear

Passing Mention
BBC News(28th) - Man and volcano

Friday, 28 May 2010

Article roundup 28th May 2010

A music-fest in two versions of the Doctor Who theme popping up in the media!


Cold Blood
Den of Geek(28th) - Doctor Who: Cold Blood spoiler-free review
Digital Spy(27th) - Meera Syal praises 'Doctor Who' revival
Den of Geek(27th) - Doctor Who: Cold Blood trailer

Series Coverage
Digital Spy(27th) - Steven Moffat teases 'Doctor Who' finale
Digital Spy(27th) - 'Doctor Who' moves to later timeslot

Merchandise
SFX(27th) - BOOK REVIEW The TARDIS Handbook – Steve Tribe
Walyou(27th) - Doctor Who Cyber Leader Voice Changer Helmet

Events
Flintshire Chronicle(27th) - Dr Who Live is coming to the Echo Arena in Liverpool

Miscellaneous
Sonic State(28th) - Recreating The Classic Dr. Who Theme - On Guitar
Gizmodo [AU](28th) - Playing The Dr Who Theme With Millions Of Volts Of Electricity
Entertainment Weekly(27th) - The 'Doctor Who' theme tune gets covered... On giant Tesla coils!
BBC News(27th) - What's occurring? Bus tours for Gavin and Stacey fans (tours)

Passing Mention
Mirror(28th) - I'm Potty for Kylie (David Tennant in Harry Potter)
Guardian(27th) - Desert Boy (play)
Coventry Telegraph(27th) - Billy Elliot star Jamie Bell among contenders to play next Spider-Man

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Article roundup 27th May 2010

Cold Blood
Pontypridd Observer(27th) - Ynysybwl youngster stars in new Doctor Who adventure
SFX(26th) - Doctor Who Cold Blood Interview (Chris Chibnall)
SFX(25th) - Doctor Who Preview
Den of Geek(25th) - Doctor Who series 5: Cold Blood gallery
Beehive City(25th) - Preview: Doctor Who – Cold Blood

The Hungry Earth
Watch with Mothers(25th) - Doctor Who – Series 5, Episode 8: The Hungry Earth

The Vampires of Venice (USA)
Geeks(26th) - Doctor Who – The Vampires of Venice
Crave(25th) - DOCTOR WHO 5.06 'The Vampires of Venice'

Series Coverage
Times(26th) - Live chat: Talk to Doctor Who’s assistant, Karen Gillan, Friday June 4 at 10am
Mirror(26th) - Doctor Who's Karen Gillan insists show hasn't turned sexy
Press Association(26th) - Karen: Doctor Who hasn't got sexy
Digital Spy(25th) - 'Who' writer defends Pratchett accusation

Future Series Coverage
Den of Geek(25th) - Neil Gaiman on writing his Doctor Who episode
Media Bistro(24th) - Neil Gaiman Writes Dr. Who Episode

Awards
BBC Press Office(24th) - BBC Cymru Wales takes 11 top honours at BAFTA Cymru Awards

Merchandise/Reviews
TV Shows on DVD [US](26th) - A Tom Baker story and both 'Kamelion' stories are announced for DVD
Blogcritics(25th) - DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Curse of Peladon

Events/Exhibitions
Inverness Courier(25th) - Culture is central to life in the city
SB Wire(25th) - Doctor Who Tickets are available at Sold Out Ticket Market at Cheap Price

Miscellaneous
Crunch Gear(26th) - Effectology recreates the Dr. Who theme
Shadowlocked(24th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Ice Warriors
Shadowlocked(26th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Enemy Of The World

Monday, 24 May 2010

Article roundup 24th May 2010

A success for the series at BAFTA Cymru, and a success for Karen Gillan's legs at BAFTA Crafts!


Cold Blood
BSC Review(23rd) - Doctor Who – 'Cold Blood' preview

The Hungry Earth
The Pink Paper(24th) - "If I have a lizard baby in the next series you’ll know what’s happened…"
Popzara(24th) - Doctor Who Season 05.08 - The Hungry Earth Micro-Review
Den of Geek(23rd) - Doctor Who: the history (and pre-history) of the Silurians
Unreality Shout(23rd) - Doctor Who - The Hungry Earth (S05E08) - Episode review
SFX(22nd) - TV REVIEW Doctor Who 5.08 “The Hungry Earth”
Den of Geek(22nd) - Doctor Who series 5 episode 8 review: The Hungry Earth

Series Coverage
The Escapist(23rd) - Fan Creates Charming TARDIS Map

Future Series Coverage
BBC News(24th) - Neil Gaiman reveals power of writing Doctor Who
io9(24th) - Neil Gaiman delivers his Doctor Who episode

The Vampires Of Venice (USA)
Zap2It(24th) - 'Doctor Who': The vampires of 16th-century Venice
Newsarama(24th) - Post Game TV Recap: DOCTOR WHO S5E6 - The Vampires of Venice
Entertainment Weekly(23rd) - 'Doctor Who' recap: Not-so-true blood in 1580s Venice
TV.com(22nd) - Doctor Who 5.6 – The Vampires of Venice

Series Coverage (USA)
Religion Dispatches(24th) - Planetary Profiling: Dr. Who Part II

Awards/Nominations
BBC News(24th) - Bafta Cymru success for BBC Wales at awards ceremony

Events/Exhibitions
Chronicle Live(24th) - Dr Who fans’ delight as Daleks invade city
Birmingham Post(24th) - Mr Bean meets the Daleks at IoD business event in Birmingham

People
UK Style List(24th) - Christine Bleakley and Karen Gillan's red carpet style
Sugarscape(24th) - We are loving this lady's fashion choices... (Karen Gillan)
Holy Moly(24th) - Karen Gillan legs get and airing at the BAFTA Craft Awards
Daily Mail(24th) - And the award for best legs goes to... Karen Gillan wears a tiny mini to Bafta Craft Awards
Digital Spy(22nd) - Matt Smith, Daisy Lowe 'end relationship'
Monsters & Critics(24th) - Doctor Who star Matt Smith calls time on romance

Merchandise
Digital Spy(23rd) - 'Dr Who' comic bids farewell to Tennant (IDW)

Miscellaneous
Guardian(24th) - BBC Worldwide hits record profit
Just Press Play(24th) - Everything Old Is New Again: TV Adaptations on the Big Screen
Web User(24th) - BBC - Doctor Who (website)
Comic Book Movie(23rd) - Megan Fox can KISS MY @SS!!!!!

Humour
The Spoof(23rd) - An Audience With Michael Buble Singing Like A Dalek

Sunday, 23 May 2010

Article roundup 23rd May 2010

The Hungry Earth
Digital Spy(22nd) - What did you think of 'The Hungry Earth'?
Shadowlocked(22nd) - Doctor Who reviews: The Hungry Earth
Western Mail(22nd) - As an actor, you regard being in Doctor Who as becoming part of television history (Meera Syal)
Anglotopia(21st) - This Week in Doctor Who: The Hungry Earth Review

Vampires of Venice (USA)
MTV(23rd) - 'Doctor Who' Review: Episode 5.06, 'The Vampires Of Venice'
io9(22nd) - Will the Doctor always choose humans over other races?
TV Squad(22nd) - 'Doctor Who' - 'Vampires of Venice' Recap
A.V. Club(22nd) - "The Vampires of Venice"

Series Coverage (Australia)
TV Tonight(21st) - ABC drops HD shows for ABC News 24

Awards/Nominations
Guardian(21st) - Channel of the Year shortlist unveiled

People
Observer(23rd) - Noel Clarke: 'The films that I've written and directed aren't necessarily the kind I like watching'
Metro(22nd) - Doctor Who Matt Smith 'splits from Daisy Lowe'
Contact Music(22nd) - Daisy Lowe - Smith And Lowe Split
Sun(22nd) - Sexterminate

Merchandise/Reviews
Discover(22nd) - WANT Part IX: Levitating TARDIS edition

Miscellaneous
flick filosopher(22nd) - classic ‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “The Movie”

Passing Mention
Hindustan Times(23rd) - Giftwrap your face — wear a bow tie
Telegraph(22nd) - Britain's got talent... for TV

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Article roundup 22nd May 2010

7,000 year old cave drawings depicting the TARDIS? Plus a new Doctor Who exhibition to explore.


The Hungry Earth
Reel Scotland(21st) - Interview: Neve McIntosh
Digital Spy(21st) - Ten teasers about 'The Hungry Earth'
Den of Geek(21st) - Doctor Who: The Hungry Earth spoiler-free review
SFX(20th) - Doctor Who Preview

Amy's Choice
The Yorker(20th) - Doctor Who blog: Amy's Choice

Future Series Coverage
Digital Journal(22nd) - Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster (plus The Hungry Earth origins)

Series Coverage (USA)
Star Phoenix(22nd) - So many reasons to watch Doctor Who

Awards/Nominations
Digital Spy(21st) - 'Channel Of The Year' nominees announced
The Stage(21st) - Doctor Who and Outnumbered nominated for Edinburgh TV festival awards
Stuff [NZ](21st) - Kiwis hoping for Bafta win

Exhibitions/Events
Shields Gazette(21st) - Have a sneak peek at Doctor Who exhibition
Northern Echo(21st) - Remember, there’s no sofa
Journal Live(21st) - Young fans get sneak preview of Doctor Who exhibition
Click Liverpool(21st) - Dr Who Live at Liverpool Echo Arena: tickets on sale now
ic Cheshire Online(20th) - Dr Who Live is coming to the Echo Arena in Liverpool
Made For Mums(20th) - Doctor Who Live show announced

People
4NI(21st) - Dr Who Star Returns To NI (Matt Smith/Isherwood)
Standard(21st) - Karen Gillan: just what the doctor ordered
Liverpool Daily Post(21st) - Autumn Phil date for John Barrowman

Merchandise/Reviews
MTV(21st) - 'Doctor Who' Q&;A: Why The Tenth Doctor's 'Final Sacrifice' Won't Be A 'Regeneration Prequel'

Miscellaneous
The Sun(22nd) - Who painted the Dr ... in 5,000BC?
Guardian(22nd) - The Diary of a Dr Who Addict by Paul Magrs
Sci-Fi Wire(21st) - 30 Empire Strikes Back references from sci-fi movies & TV (The Christmas Invasion)
Treehugger(21st) - Amazing Garden Sheds In UK Competition; Public Voting Opens (TARDIS)
SFX(20th) - How To Make A Monster
Shadowlocked(19th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: Tomb of the Cybermen
Shadowlocked(21st) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Abominable Snowmen

Related Articles
LA Times(21st) - Watch at your own risk: study finds reality TV heavier on aggression than fictional shows
Sydney Morning Herald [AU](21st) - Doctor Who victim of high def daleks
The Register(19th) - The commercial cuckoo hiding in the BBC's global mission

UK Television/Radio Coverage 14th-21st May 2010

A collection of Doctor Who related mentions on UK television/radio over the last week.

Media Coverage

Jonathan Ross, BBC1, Friday 14th May, ~10:40pm
Jonathan Ross talks about the 1980s, mentioning Doctor Who, Tory Government, and how those days would never come back ...

Newsround, CBBC, Monday 17th May, 7:02am
Report on the Doctor Who Live stage show that will be touring in the Autumn.

Breakfast, BBC1, Monday 17th May, 9:10am
Discussion of Stephen Gately's book, comparing the fantasy elements with Doctor Who.

This Morning, ITV1, Friday 21st May, 11:15am
Meera Syal chats about The Hungry Earth.

Episodes/Documentaries

Doctor Who
1. The Eleventh Hour (SD/HD)
2. The Beast Below (SD/HD)
3. Victory of the Daleks (SD/HD)
4. The Time of Angels (SD/HD)
5. Flesh and Stone (SD/HD)
6. Vampires of Venice (SD/HD)
7. Amy's Choice (SD/HD)
8. The Hungry Earth (SD/HD)
Available on BBC iplayer until 3rd July

Doctor Who Confidential, BBC3, Saturday 15th May 2010
7. Arthurian Legend. Arthur Darvill explains how the companions solve a dilemma created by the Dream Lord.
Available on BBC iplayer (SD/HD) until 23rd May
8. After Effects. A journey through the production process of an epsiode from cutting room to living room.
Available on BBC iplayer (SD/HD) from 22nd May until 30th May

Doctor Who - Orbis, BBC Radio 7, Sunday 16th May, 6:00pm (repeated midnight)
1. Shocked Lucie Miller is reunited with the Time Lord - but he's not quite who he was.
Available on BBC iplayer until 23rd May
2. Can Lucie restore the Time Lord's memory in time to save the planet from destruction?
Available on BBC iplayer from 23rd May to 30th May

Still Available to Watch/Listen

You Have Been Watching, C4, Thursday 29th April, ~10:05pm
Charlie Brooker comments on the Over the Rainbow intrusion into Doctor Who last Saturday.
Available on 4od (tbd) until 28th May

You have Been Watching, C4, Thursday 13th May, ~10:40pm
A question on what happened next, featuring a clip from Terror of the Autons!
Available on 4od (33:45) until 12th June

Points of View, BBC1, Sunday 11th April, 5:15pm
Discussion of the return of Doctor Who, specifically on the new theme tune!
Available on BBC iplayer (6:30) until 13th June

Points of View, BBC1, Sunday 2nd May, ~5:05pm
Discussion on the "Over the Rainbow" animated trailer that appeared over The Time Of Angels
Available on iplayer until 13th June

Points of View, BBC1, Sunday 9th May, ~5:18pm
Comments on Amy kissing the Doctor at the end of Flesh and Stone
Available on iplayer (05:05) until 13th June


Television programmes may not be accessible from outside the United Kingdom.

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Article roundup 20th May 2010

Yesterday saw the reveal of the official UK 2012 Olympic Mascots, which a number of papers today compared to Doctor Who monsters! Torchwood sees itself available for rental online, whilst Joanna Page denies the rumours of her 2011 Who appearance. And as for Doctor Who, Disney style ... !!!


Series Coverage
Digital Spy(19th) - 'Doctor Who' finale titles revealed
io9(19th) - Season Finale rumours

Future Series Coverage
Digital Spy(19th) - Joanna Page denies 'Doctor Who' rumours
Press Association(19th) - Page: I'd love Doctor Who role

Torchwood
The Register(20th) - SeeSaw adds telly show rentals
Broadband TV News(20th) - SeeSaw adds premium content
Sci-Fi Wire(19th) - 12 sci-fi movie and TV deaths that made us go "WTF?"

Doctor Who Adventure Games
IGN(19th) - Doctor Who Triple-Keynote At Develop Conference
Games Industry [registration](19th) - New Dr Who game to feature in Develop triple keynote presentation
Electronic Theatre(19th) - Dr Who: The Adventure Games to Feature as Develop in Brighton Production Keynote

Events
Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News(20th) - Dr Who Live is coming to the Echo Arena in Liverpool
Stereoboard(19th) - Doctor Who Live Tour coming to UK arenas & tickets

People
The Sun(20th) - Timelord visits the 1930s (Matt Smith/Isherwood)
The Scotsman(19th) - Interview: Noel Clarke - Actor
Right Fashion(19th) - Karen Gillan: Doctor Who actress (photos)
Monsters & Critics(19th) - Karen Gillan dyed hair pink as child

Merchandise/Reviews
Wal You(20th) - The Judoon Helmet Will Help You Change Your Voice
Daily Break News(19th) - Doctor Who: Sting Of The Zygons (Doctor Who (BBC Hardcover))

Miscellaneous
The Scotsman(19th) - Making time for sci-fi in class can open a whole new dimension
io9(19th) - What if Doctor Who were a Disney movie?

Passing Mention
Telegraph(20th) - London 2012: Olympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville unveiled
The Times(19th) - I’d prefer smiley mascots to this sinister pair
Forbes(19th) - London Olympics Mascots: Paging Dr. Who
Daily Mail(19th) - London's Olympic 2012 mascots are revealed
Den of Geek(19th) - Matthew Graham interview: the Ashes To Ashes finale (mention of Torchwood)

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Article roundup 19th May 2010

Main news coverage over the last couple of days was for the Doctor Who Live Stage Show - see the separate article for more details. Meanwhile, actresses Meera Syal and Nia Roberts are interviewed prior to their appearance in next week's episode, whilst Gavin and Stacey star Joanna Page is being suggested to have a prominent role in the next series of Doctor Who


The Hungry Earth
Digital Spy(19th) - Meera Syal talks 'Who', Silurians
Den of Geek(19th) - Doctor Who series 5: The Hungry Earth gallery
Digital Spy(18th) - Gallery: 'Doctor Who - The Hungry Earth'
Digital Spy(18th) - Syal "chuffed" with 'Doctor Who' role
Den of Geek(18th) - Doctor Who: The Hungry Earth trailer
BBC News(17th) - Nia's adventure with a Time Lord
BSC Review(17th) - Doctor Who – The Hungry Earth teaser
SFX(17th) - Hungry Earth Inteview (Meera Syal)
What's on TV(16th) - Meera Syal joins Doctor Who!

Amy's Choice
The Collective Review(17th) - Doctor Who Series 5, Episode 7 - Amy's Choice: A review
IGN(17th) - Doctor Who: "Amy's Choice" Review
Popzara(17th) - Doctor Who Season 05.07 - Amy's Choice Micro-Review
Den of Geek(17th) - Doctor Who: your views on Amy’s Choice
News Blaze(17th) - Doctor Who - Amy's Choice Review
SFX(15th) - Amy’s Choice Review
Anglotopia(15th) - Doctor Who – Episode 7 Review – Amy’s Choice – SPOILER FREE!!!

Series Coverage
Monsters & Critics(18th) - Matt Smith: `My mum predicted I would be Doctor Who before first audition`

Future Series Coverage
South Wales Echo(19th) - Doctor Who bosses courting Joanna Page
io9(18th) - Tantalizing Hints For Doctor Who Season Six
Digital Spy(17th) - Gillan 'wants Loch Ness Monster episode'
The Daily Star(16th) - Joanna Page is being lined up as the next star of Doctor Who

Series Coverage (USA)
io9(18th) - Doctor Who's Steven Moffat: the io9 interview
California Chronicle(18th) - Who's too scary ; Yourview
Crave Online(17th) - Doctor Who 5.05 Flesh and Stone
UGO(17th) - Doctor Who's Magic Fades in Weeping Angels Part Two
Newsarama(17th) - Post Game TV Recap: DOCTOR WHO S5E5 - FLESH AND STONE
Entertainment Weekly(16th) - 'Doctor Who' recap: All in all its just another crack in the wall

People
The Sun(19th) - Doctor Who to snog Boy George (Matt Smith/Isherwood)
Coventry Telegraph(18th) - Doctor Who's Karen Gillan reveals ginger jibes and high-heeled workouts
Music Rooms(19th) - Matt Smith's Mum Predicted He Would Be Dr Who
Telegraph(18th) - Doctor Who star David Tennant fails to make it in America (Rex is not your Lawyer)
This is Oxfordshire(18th) - Morse takes to the stage (Colin Baker)
3FM(18th) - Former Dr Who David Tennant Coming to Isle of Man to Make Film
Manchester Evening News(15th) - Chris Eccleston reunited with Cracker writer for new drama
Monsters & Critics(17th) - Matt Smith gives girlfriend saucy new pet name

Merchandise/Reviews
Blogcritics(16th) - DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Masque of Mandragora

Miscellaneous
This is Lincolnshire(19th) - Doctor Who fan puts his life-size replica Dalek on sale for £2,500
Stock Watch(18th) - BBC in the process of making sci-fi news
Den of Geek(17th) - Doctor Who: Bring back the Valeyard!
Liverpool Echo(17th) - Liverpool's unique place in Dr Who history
SFX(17th) - Doctor Who: Multi Media Sensation
Shadowlocked(14th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Faceless Ones
Shadowlocked(17th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Evil Of The Daleks
ATV Network(17th) - ATV Icons: Doctor Who’s Jo Grant
io9(16th) - How Do You Seduce A Doctor Who Fan? Wear A Big Damn Scarf

Passing Mention
BBC News(18th) - Mastermind producer denies the quiz is dumbing down
BBC News(18th) - Coaching Highland in campaign against cuts
Des Moine Register(18th) - Singles: Seeking a 'Mr. Right' who's willing to help
The Stage(18th) - Children’s TV campaigners criticise BBC proposals
BBC News(17th) - First ever Scarecrow Festival held in Ruthin
Daily Mail(17th) - Battle of Labour's Cain and Abel: The Miliband brothers fight it out to become Party leader

Humour
The Daily Mash(18th) - Doctor Who fans to leave their houses
The Spoof(16th) - Doctor Who, Amy, And Her Drip Of A Boyfriend Arrested For Granny Bashing