Friday 18 June 2010

Article roundup 18th June 2010

In a week where Christopher Eccleston revealed why he left DW after one season (and his TARDIS goes on auction at Bonhams next week), Matt Smith now reveals how he almost left after the first week! Meanwhile, Steven Moffatt vs Stephen Fry over the status of Doctor Who as a family/childrens programme.

The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang
Daily Mail(18th) - Time to hide behind the sofa! Every Doctor Who enemy to make an appearance in two-part series finale
Belfast Telegraph(18th) - Gillan: I cried over finale scripts
The Sun(18th) - Friends, Romans, Cybermen
Digital Spy(17th) - Ten Teasers about 'The Pandorica Opens'
On The Box(17th) - Doctor Who Finale: Exclusive Clip
Digital Spy(17th) - Gillan promises "revelations" in finale
Digital Spy(17th) - Matt and Karen set up The Pandorica
What's on TV(17th) - Karen has the inside story on the Doctor Who final
SFX(17th) - Doctor Who Preview
Digital Spy(17th) - Ten Teasers about 'The Pandorica Opens'
BSC Review(17th) - Matt Smith and Karen Gillan – new Doctor Who: The Pandorica Opens clip
Sci-Fi Wire(17th) - EPIC Doctor Who finale: Details, photos and video (spoilerific)
Digital Spy(16th) - Gallery: 'The Pandorica Opens'
Top News(16th) - Doctor Who Actress Reveals Details of This Week’s Penultimate Episode
Den of Geek(16th) - Doctor Who series 5: The Pandorica Opens gallery

Series Coverage
Mirror(18th) - Doctor Who Matt Smith nearly quit in first week
The Sun(18th) - Matt: I felt I wasn't up to playing the Doctor
On The Box(18th) - Smith Didn’t Feel He Could Play Dr. Who
flick filosopher(17th) - ‘Doctor Who’ thing of the day: BBC forced to talk about Matt Smith naked
Press Association(17th) - Matt Smith confirms modesty trunks
Digital Spy(17th) - Smith: 'Who nudity wouldn't be proper'
BBC Radio One(17th) - Doctor Who actor Matt Smith looks back on first series (video)
BBC Radio One(17th) - Doctor Who's Karen Gillan on BBC series finale (video)

Future Series Coverage
Digital Spy(17th) - Matt Smith teases new 'Who' wardrobe

Series Coverage (USA)
Religion Dispatches(16th) - Drilling Wakes the Humanoid Reptiles: Doctor Who Part V
Chicago Tribune(16th) - This week's podcast: 'Doctor Who,' 'Lie to Me,' 'Persons Unknown' and more

Doctor Who Adventures
4RVF(18th) - Doctor Who Game Hits Half A Million Downloads
MTV(17th) - 'Doctor Who' Game Claims Half A Million Downloads (In The U.K.)
GamesIndustry [registration](17th) - Free Doctor Who game pulls half a million downloads
Digital Spy(17th) - 'Doctor Who' game tops 500,000 downloads
IncGamers(17th) - Doctor Who Sells Half Million Copies
Digital Spy(16th) - First 'Doctor Who' episode now on Mac

WalesOnline(17th) - Tardis and Daleks up for auction
Digital Spy(17th) - Tardis to be sold in 'Doctor Who' auction
Metro(17th) - Dr Who Tardis for sale for £12,000
Press Association(17th) - Doctor Who Tardis to be auctioned
Telegraph(16th) - Doctor Who: Christopher Eccleston's Tardis and 'oldest Dalek' to go on sale
Paul Fraser Collectibles(16th) - Doctor Who's time-travelling TARDIS materialises at Bonhams

Daily Mail(18th) - Imagine... Doctor Who's playing Lennon (Christopher Eccleston)
Metro(18th) - The Horrors and Alice Dellal feature in blood-soaked anti-whaling video (Christopher Eccleston)
Daily Star(17th) - Whales bring the horrors and Doctor Who together
Style List(17th) - Street style: Karen Gillan shows off her perfect pins in London
flick filosopher(16th) - female gazing at: Matt Smith

Royston Crow 24(17th) - DVD Review: Doctor Who: Kamelion Tales
Comet24(15th) - Audio Review: Doctor Who: Daleks: Mission To The Unknown; Daleks: The Mutation of Time

Glasgow Evening Times(18th) - Dr Who drama is a team effort
The Sun(18th) - Writer Frys off the handle
Express(18th) - Stephen Fry sparks a Doctor Who frat
Digital Spy(17th) - Moffat dismisses Stephen Fry criticism
Mirror(17th) - Doctor Who is just a kids' show, says Stephen Fry
Press Association(17th) - Doctor Who writer hits back at Fry
Press Association(17th) - Moffatt rejects criticism of UK TV
Mirror(17th) - Doctor Who is just a kids' show, says Stephen Fry
Daily Mail(17th) - RAY CONNOLLY: Why ‘chicken nugget’ TV leaves such a nasty taste in the mouth
BBC News(16th) - Stephen Fry criticises 'childish' British TV
Belfast Telegraph(16th) - Moffatt rejects criticism of UK TV
Telegraph(16th) - Stephen Fry is right: Doctor Who is not for adults
Round Town News(17th) - Taking the Tardis to Tolpuddle
411mania(17th) - Ten Deep 6.17.10: The Top Ten Alien Visitors
Sci-Fi Wire(17th) - 22 ordinary things that look like the Starship Enterprise (PICS) (Planet of the Dead)
Battlemouth(16th) - Doctor Who: Wise Demigod or Misguided Fool?
Shadowlocked(16th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Invasion

Related Articles
Western Mail(18th) - Miniskirted Amy is a strong female – she can’t fit the ‘girl next door’ formula
BBC News(17th) - Bid to scratch Harris Tweed's itchy tag
LA Weekly(16th) - Sci-Fi Fans on the Roller Rink at Wumpskate

Passing Mention
Telegraph(18th) - Let machines run the Tube. That will bring the unions to heel

SFX(18th) - BLASTERMIND Doctor Who monsters
Daily Mash(15th) - Christopher Eccleston claims he was Doctor Who