Saturday 31 July 2010

Article roundup 31st July 2010

Series Coverage
The Mirror(31st) - Doctor Who fans to get another 13 episodes in 2011
New Statesman(31st) - Murray's mint (Karen Gillan/Woman's Hour)
ATV Network(30th) - Moffat to pen five Doctor Who stories next season

Independent(31st) - How the Proms turned populist (without offending the purists)

Digital Spy(30th) - Matt Smith and Moscow Mules
io9(30th) - Who'd win a battle between a Klingon battlecruiser and the Death Star? We found out!
Shadowlocked(14th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Ambassadors Of Death
Shadowlocked(19th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: Inferno
Shadowlocked(21st) - Doctor Who complete reviews: Terror Of The Autons
Shadowlocked(25th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Mind Of Evil
Shadowlocked(26th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Claws Of Axos
Shadowlocked(28th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: Colony In Space
Shadowlocked(30th) - Doctor Who complete reviews: The Daemons

Friday 30 July 2010

Article roundup 30th July 2010

Main news today is Steven Moffat writing six episodes for series six, including the Christmas Special. And Karen Gillan - just because :)

Series Coverage
Den of Geek(30th) - Steven Moffat interview: Sherlock, writing modern TV, and Doctor Who series 6
Digital Spy(30th) - Moffat reveals new 'Who' details
Unreality TV(30th) - Steven Moffat will write five Doctor Who episodes for series six
Digital Spy(29th) - No crossover for 'Being Human', 'Who'

Episode Coverage
Guardian(30th) - Tonight's TV highlights
Star Pulse(29th) - The (New) Doctor's Finest Hour

Digital Spy(29th) - Tovey has 'no idea' about 'Torchwood'
ATV Network(29th) - James Marsters to return to Smallville

flick filosopher(29th) - ‘Doctor Who’ thing of the day: ‘Doctor Who’ at the Proms was awesome, apparently
Guardian(29th) - Radio catchup: The Doctor Who Prom and Cabin Pressure

Stylelist(30th) - Street Style: Karen Gillan channels somes 60s chic
The Sun(30th) - Who knows where she is
Look(29th) - Karen Gillan Steps Out In Sixties Style

TV Shows on DVD(29th) - Revenge of the Cybermen
TV Shows on DVD(29th) - Silver Nemesis

Crave(29th) - The Top 10 'Doctor Who' Episodes
The Atlantic(29th) - Où Sont Les Dodo Chaplets d’Antan?

Digital Spy(29th) - Moffat delighted by 'Sherlock' ratings

Random Who
Round Town News(29th) - Jeremy Clarkson is in hot water again

Thursday 29 July 2010

Article roundup 29th July 2010

Series Coverage
Digital Spy(28th) - Freeman: 'Doctor, Sherlock are perfect team'
On The Box(28th) - Fans Must Wait A Year For New Sherlock

Anglotopia(28th) - Latest Torchwood Series 4 News
Digital Spy(28th) - Davies: 'Torchwood surprised BBC One'
Unreality TV(28th) - Torchwood: Russell T. Davies ‘Children Of Earth’ took BBC by surprise’

Unreality Shout(28th) - Russell T Davies shoots down those Johnny Depp for Doctor Who rumours!

Largs and Millport Weekly News(29th) - Look Who visited Largs and Millport! (David Tennant)

Oxford Times(29th) - The Garlic Dalek
flick filosopher(28th) - ‘Doctor Who’ thing of the day: “Lost In The Dark Dimension” fan trailer
The Atlantic(27th) - Mental Health Break
The Atlantic(28th) - "A Veritable Who-fest"
The National Review(28th) - The Doctor

The Sun(29th) - No s**t Sherlock
Blastr(28th) - Doctor Who's Moffat says Sherlock Holmes is better than Who
Digital Spy(28th) - BBC to stick with 'Sherlock'
Guardian(28th) - Running on empty: culture in the silly season

Wednesday 28 July 2010

Article roundup 28th July 2010

Media misinformation continues apace ...

Series Coverage
Den of Geek(28th) - Benedict Cumberbatch turned down Doctor Who
Airlock Alpha(28th) - Sherlock Holmes Turned Down 'Doctor Who'
Digital Journal(27th) - Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch did consider becoming Doctor Who
Press Association(27th) - Benedict turned down Dr Who role
What's on TV(27th) - Sherlock star didn't fancy starring in Doctor Who
Digital Spy(27th) - Gaiman 'struggled with Who budget'

Den of Geek(28th) - Russell T Davies on “very dark” Torchwood series 4

Western Mail(28th) - Abbie Wightwick: Mum says
Bee Careful(21st) - The Tardis lands

Episode Coverage
Crave(27th) - DOCTOR WHO 5.13 'The Big Bang'
Newsarama(27th) - Post Game TV Recap: DOCTOR WHO S5E12 (FINALE): THE BIG BANG

Watch With Mothers(28th) - NewsGush: Moffat In Demand As BBC Requests More Sherlock
Digital Spy(27th) - Moffat keen to work on original projects
Tom Harris(27th) - Podcast: Two Men and a Tardis
What's on TV(27th) - A quick chat with Martin Freeman

National Review(28th) - Où Sont Les Dodo Chaplets d’Antan?

Related Articles
Cable(28th) - HD line-up at Virgin Media is better than ever

Tuesday 27 July 2010

Article roundup 27th July 2010

The Media surpass themselves once more, this time manipulating a comment by Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock Holmes in the new Moffat/Gatiss vision) into sounding like he turned down the role of the Doctor - fully implying that he was offered the role - when in fact he said he decided not to audition for the role. Sensationalism at its best! Meanwhile Nicky Wire from the Manic Street Preachers had to clarify that the media coverage on him writing a Doctor Who story was also over-hyped, and that he was only writing a story to amuse himself, not on commission from the BBC!

Series Coverage
The Sun(27th) - Holmes: I turned down Dr Who job
Guardian(27th) - Elementary, my dear Doctor
Daily Mail(27th) - Sherlock star reveals he was offered Doctor Who role... but turned it down
Metro(27th) - Sherlock Holmes' Benedict Cumberbatch: I snubbed Doctor Who
Digital Spy(27th) - Cumberbatch 'decided against Doctor Who'
Digital Spy(27th) - Cumberbatch 'decided against Doctor Who'
Digital Spy(26th) - Nicky Wire clarifies 'Who' script plans

Blastr(26th) - Torchwood's creator warns series' 4th season will be 'dark'
Digital Spy(26th) - Davies praises new 'Torchwood' format

Western Mail(27th) - Orchestra plays second fiddle to Doctor Who
Independent(27th) - BBC Proms: Doctor Who, Royal Albert Hall, London
Bang Showbiz(25th) - Doctor Who monsters invade London

Doctor Who Adventures
Independent(26th) - PC download charts: 'Mafia II', 'Doctor Who'

Blastr(26th) - Death Star beats out the Enterprise and TARDIS as best starship

Passing Mention
The Construction Index(27th) - Berkeley signs deal with Southwark for controversial Tower Bridge development

Monday 26 July 2010

UK Radio/Television Coverage, 12th-25th July 2010

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

Media Coverage

The 5'O Clock Show, C4, Monday 12th July, ~5:10pm
John Barrowman was a guest on the show, talking about Desperate Housewives, Tonight's the Night, and Torchwood's return in the USA.
Available on 4od until 11th August

E24, BBC News, Monday 12th July, 6:38pm
Production begins on the next Christmas Special for Doctor Who

This Morning, ITV1, Thursday 15th July, ~12:00pm
John Barrowman was a guest on the show, talking about Desperate Housewives, Tonight's the Night, and Torchwood's return in the USA.

Mock The Week, BBC2, Thursday 15th July, ~10:20pm
Joke about watching a Doctor Who boxed set.

Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4, Wednesday 21st July, 10:00am
Doctor Who star Karen Gillan talks about her role in the hit TV show as the feisty Amy Pond.
Available on BBC iplayer until 28th July

The One Show, BBC1/HD, Thursday 22nd July, 7:00am
Meera Syal guested on the show, which began with a clip from The Hungry Earth
Available on BBC iplayer until 29th July

Newsnight, BBC2, Friday 23rd July, ~10:50pm
Steven Moffat was a guest on the show, discussing new series Sherlock and Doctor Who
Available on BBC iplayer (21:49) until 30th July

E24, BBC News, Saturday 24th July, various times
E24 looked at the San Diego Comic Con, which prominently showed a Doctor Who stand!

BBC Prom 10 - Doctor Who, BBC Radio 3, Saturday 24th July, 7:30pm
The Doctor is back. Two years ago he appeared at the Proms via video link, this year he's here in person. Doctor Who (Matt Smith) comes to the Royal Albert Hall with his assistant Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) for an action-packed evening alongside the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the London Philharmonic Choir. Monsters from the current run of the massively successful BBC series threaten to disrupt proceedings, and only the Doctor - ably assisted by conductors Ben Foster and Grant Llewellyn - can save the day.
Available on BBC iplayer (parts one and two) until 31st July

Dance of the Daleks, BBC Radio 3, Saturday 24th July, 8:20pm
How do you make a sink-plunger seem scary? Matthew Sweet, who spent the Saturday tea-times of his youth peering at the television from behind the sofa, time-travels through Doctor Who's 47-year history to investigate the weird and wonderful soundworld of its incidental music. He talks with some of the composers who have contributed, in very different musical styles, to the enduring success of the programme over the decades.
Available on BBC iplayer until 31st July

BBC Breakfast, BBC1, Sunday 25th July, 8:47am
Coverage of Saturday night's prom with a report by Lizo Mzimba, plus a live interview with
composer Murray Gold.

BBC News, Sunday 25th July, ~9:25am, ~10:25am, ~12:25pm, various repeats
Reports from the Albert Hall for the Sunday prom performance.

There are currently a number of repeats for Doctor Who and Doctor Who Confidential on BBCHD, BBC3, and Watch.

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

Article roundup 26th July 2010

Series Coverage
Clash Music(26th) - Manic Street Preachers For Doctor Who?
Los Angeles Times(26th) - Neil Gaiman: From 'Doctor Who' to blog to 'Doctor Who'

Newsround(26th) - In pics: Doctor Who at the Proms
Standard(26th) - Daleks are in control as Doctor Who takes over Proms
Telegraph(26th) - Proms 2010: Prom 10: Dr Who Prom
The Sun(26th) - Who's conducting
Daily Star(26th) - Karen Gillan changes her dress at Doctor Who prom
Daily Star(26th) - Dr Who prom at Royal Albert Hall
The Guardian(25th) - The Doctor Who Prom
The List(25th) - Doctor Who monsters invade London

Episode Coverage
Shadowlocked(25th) - Top 10 Best Doctor Who Series 5 Moments - Doctor Who 5.13 – The Big Bang
The Wrap(25th) - 'Doctor Who' Ends the Season With a (Big) Bang
Entertainment Weekly(25th) - 'Doctor Who' recap - a light in the musuem

Airlock Alpha(25th) - Davies: Johnny Depp Casting Report Is Utter Tosh

Hey U Guys(26th) - Exclusive Steven Moffat Interview

Get Surrey(26th) - Dalek ensures fair visitors obey charity collectors

TV Shows on DVD(25th) - Doctor Who - The Complete 5th Series

South Wales Argus(26th) - Work to 'Tardis' could start in September
Xomba(25th) - Doctor Who ~ The Beginning Collection ~ Disc One ~ The Unearthly Child
flick filosopher(25th) - classic ‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “The Sontaran Experiment”

Herald Scotland(26th) - Sherlock, BBC1, Sunday
Guardian(26th) - After Sherlock, which classic tales should Steven Moffat update next?
Guardian(26th) - TV review: Sherlock and Orchestra United
Express and Star(26th) - Sherlock Holmes: Doctor Who in waiting?
Mirror(26th) - New Sherlock Holmes is so Baker Streetwise
Den of Geek(25th) - Sherlock: A Study In Pink review

Sunday 25 July 2010

Article roundup 25th July 2010

Musical coverage in this article, with the Doctor Who Prom and Nicky Wire from the Manic Street Preachers vying for attention (the latter writing a script according to his blog ...). Meanwhile, an online voting debacle in the Guardian (for once someone else other than Doctor Who fans getting the blame for vote organisation!).

Series Coverage
Wales on Sunday(25th) - Manic Nicky pens script for Dr Who
Digital Journal(24th) - Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire writing Doctor Who script
The Sun(24th) - Dr Who's going to be Manic (Nicky Wire)
Chart Attack(23rd) - Manic Street Preachers Bassist Writing Dr. Who Episode
Comic Book Resources(23rd) - Doctor Who Gets Manic For New Season?
Gigwise(23rd) - Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire Writing Doctor Who Script
NME(23rd) - Manic Street Preachers' Nicky Wire writing 'Doctor Who' script
TV Overmind(23rd) - Moffat: The Doctor May "Never Regenerate Again"
TV Overmind(23rd) - Darvill: Fingers Crossed to be 'Who' Regular
Blastr(23rd) - Three behind-the-scenes pics of Doctor Who's new costume
SFX(23rd) - Is Toby Whithouse Writing For Doctor Who Season Six?
PeaceFM(23rd) - 'Being Human' Creator For 'Who' Return?
Flick Cast(24th) - Benedict Cumberbatch Possibility as Next Doctor Who
TV Overmind(24th) - Jellyfish Attack 'Doctor Who' Set

TV Overmind(24th) - Torchwood Season 4 "Very Dark," Says Davies
Digital Spy(23rd) - Davies: 'New Torchwood is very dark'
Digital Spy(23rd) - Davies 'excited' by new 'Torchwood'

Doctor Who Adventures
BBC Worldwide(21st) - BBC Worldwide and IGN Announce Global Exclusive Distribution for Doctor Who PC Games On
Platform Online(25th) - Genesis of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games
Adventure Gamers(24th) - Doctor Who costs how much?
Digtial Trends(23rd) - Doctor Who Game Episodes are Now Available Outside of the UK
TV Overmind(23rd) - 'Doctor Who: The Adventure Games' Available Worldwide
Escapist(23rd) - Doctor Who Games Teleport to International Audiences

Episode Coverage
A.V. Club [US](25th) - "The Big Bang"
ifMagazine [US](24th) - TV Review: DOCTOR WHO - SERIES FIVE - 'The Big Bang'
io9 [US](24th) - Many things I loved, and 2 things I hated, about Doctor Who's grand finale
TV Squad(24th) - 'Doctor Who' - 'The Big Bang' Recap (Season Finale)
Hitfix(24th) - 'Doctor Who' - 'The Big Bang': The waiting's over
Courant [US](24th) - On Tonight: 'Being Human' Returns, 'Doctor Who' Finale
Los Angeles Times(24th) - Saturday's TV highlights
Vancouver Sun [CA](24th) - Dr. Who a feast for the senses
Edmonton Journal [CA](24th) Dr. Who a feast for the senses
Times Transcript [CA](24th) - On TV Tonight...
Montreal Gazette [CA](24th) - Doctor Who season finale a treat
Comic Book Resources(23rd) - CCI: BBC’s Doctor Who And Being Human Screenings

Unreality TV(25th) - John Barrowman meets Glee bosses
Digital Spy(25th) - John Barrowman to star in 'Glee'?
BBC News(23rd) - Getting Sherlock Holmes role a 'joy and worry' - Cumberbatch
Digital Spy(23rd) - Whithouse wants 'Being Human' comic

Fans Online(23rd) - See Dr Who Man in Boro Library (Graeme Harper)

SFX(25th) - APP REVIEW iExterminate!
TV Squad(25th) - Four New Releases Give a Glimpse of 'Doctor Who' History
Pink Paper(23rd) - The TARDIS Handbook – Steve Tribe
High Def Digest(23rd) - 'Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series' Blu-ray Features Added
IGN [US](23rd) - Even More Doctor Who

Unreality TV(24th) - Stephen Moffat: ‘There has always been an element of Sherlock in Doctor Who’
TV Squad(24th) - Catching Up On 'Doctor Who' History

Related Articles
Observer(25th) - Can British TV produce drama as good as Mad Men
Guardian(23rd) - Secrets of Stonehenge
Blastr(22nd) - Image of the Day: Why time travel won't really work
Guardian(23rd) - Should Tyler Brûlé get his just deserts after MediaGuardian 100 vote scandal?

Random Who
Post Gazette(24th) - Comic-Con 2010: Resident Evil
The Sun(24th) - Russell: Wish you were hair, Katy

BBC Worldwide Press Release: BBC Worldwide and IGN Announce Global Exclusive Distribution for Doctor Who PC Games On

BBC Worldwide have issued a press release on the international availability of the Doctor Who Adventure Games:

BBC Worldwide and IGN Announce Global Exclusive Distribution for Doctor Who PC Games On

BBC Worldwide and IGN announced today that the upcoming PC adventure games, based on the hit series, Doctor Who, will be globally available exclusively by, IGN's digital retail game store. The Doctor, his companion Amy Pond and some of the show's most iconic monsters, are making a journey from TV to PC with the first release of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games available from July 22, 2010 at Doctor Who fans will be able to purchase both City of the Daleks and Blood of the Cybermen, the first two games, from Direct2Drive for a special bundle price of $6.99.

The games are being launched to coincide with both the season finale of the new series which airs July 24 9/8c on BBC America, and this year’s Comic-Con festival. The Adventure Games will be showcased at the BBC America booth in San Diego from July 22nd.

"Doctor Who is transformative entertainment. The show has redefined the sci-fi genre several times and now it's expanding beyond TV to become an entirely interactive experience," says Sutton Trout, Vice President of Digital Content, Direct2Drive. "The BBC is taking Doctor Who in a new direction yet again, moving from the television screen to the digital world, just as Direct2Drive has helped move games into the online realm. With the diversity of content offered at Direct2Drive, we think we’ll make the perfect online home for the good Doctor."

"IGN is the number one destination for game enthusiasts and pop culture fans, and Direct2Drive is one of the biggest and longest-running digital retailers of video games," comments Robert Nashak, Executive VP of Digital Entertainment at BBC Worldwide. "Doctor Who fans will undoubtedly enjoy the series of interactive adventures as much as they enjoy the TV show."

"Doctor Who: The Adventure Games will offer fans a unique opportunity to enter his world, face his challenges and grapple with his deadliest foes," says Steven Moffat, Head Writer and Executive Producer, Doctor Who. "Now they can be the Doctor."

The adventures take the form of downloadable computer games available for PCs, in which players assume control of the Doctor and Amy Pond as they embark on new journeys. For more information on the series and the game, please go to

Media Articles:
Platform Online(25th) - Genesis of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games
Adventure Gamers(24th) - Doctor Who costs how much?
Digtial Trends(23rd) - Doctor Who Game Episodes are Now Available Outside of the UK
TV Overmind(23rd) - 'Doctor Who: The Adventure Games' Available Worldwide
Escapist(23rd) - Doctor Who Games Teleport to International Audiences
INCGamers(23rd) - Doctor Who Adventures Now Available In The US
Joystiq(22nd) - Forgive the TARDIS-ness: Doctor Who games arrive today in the US
SFX(22nd) - Go Behind-the-scenes on Doctor Who: The Adventure Games
Shack News(22nd) - Doctor Who: The Adventure Games Finally Available Outside of the UK, Exclusively on Direct2Drive

Friday 23 July 2010

BBC Press Release: The TARDIS lands – Doctor Who returns to the BBC Proms

The BBC have released a press article on the forthcoming Doctor Who Proms this weekend.

The TARDIS lands – Doctor Who returns to the BBC Proms

Matt Smith and Karen Gillan host Doctor Who extravaganzas this weekend: Saturday 24 July, 7.30pm-c9.30pm and Sunday 25 July, 11am-c1pm.

Doctor Who returns to the BBC Proms for two family spectaculars, bursting with DaleksWeeping Angels and of course, the famousTARDIS. The concerts will be hosted by stars from the current series – Karen Gillan (Amy Pond), Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams) and special guest Matt Smith (The Doctor).

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, who record the soundtrack for the series, present a selection of intergalactic music – includingMurray Gold’s music from the TV show, plus a selection of classical favourites including Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, Mars from Holst's The Planets and Orff's Carmina Burnana.

Matt Smith says of the Doctor Who Proms: "Utterly nerve-wracking... I think that Murray Gold is incredible, totally incredibly – a genius – and to hear all that in the Royal Albert Hall will just be one of the most soaring experiences."

More than 1,000 standing tickets are released on the day and families are encouraged to come along and Prom for £5. Seated tickets are now returns only.

Doctor Who first came to the Proms in 2008 and the concert dedicated to the hit series proved to be one of the hottest tickets that season. This year the concert returns not once, but twice, as part of the BBC Proms rich programme of family-friendly events throughout the 2010 season. The Proms Plus events on Saturday 24 July give families the opportunity to learn to play the Doctor Who music, and also to learn about the series from the behind-the-scenes staff.

The concert programme can be viewed on the Proms website, providing full details of the concert, the performers' biographies and an interview with Matt Smith and Karen Gillan.

Live pictures will be available on the day.

Doctor Who Prom – Programme to include:

Murray Gold - Music from the Doctor Who series*
John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Holst - The Planets – Mars
Orff - Carmina Burana – O Fortuna
Wagner - The Ride of the Valkyries

Karen Gillan – host
Matt Smith – host
London Philharmonic Choir
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
*Ben Foster – conductor
Grant Llewellyn – conductor

The Doctor Who Prom on Saturday 24 July is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and recorded for broadcast in early September on BBC Threeand BBC HD. It is audio-streamed live via the BBC Proms website and available via the BBC iPlayer for on-demand listening for seven days after broadcast.

Media Articles:
BBC News(25th) - Doctor Who's day at the Proms (video)
BBC News(25th) - Music of Doctor Who celebrated at the Proms
BBC Radio 3(24th) - Doctor Who's in the queue ...
Guardian(23rd) - Prom 8: BBCNOW/Fischer
Coventry Telegraph(23rd) - Matt Smith and Karen Gillan host Doctor Who Proms
Digital Spy(21st) - Matt Smith 'nervous' about 'Who' proms
Webuser(21st) - Doctor Who BBC prom concert notes online

Article roundup 23rd July 2010

Morris Dancing Daleks ... as jellyfish invade filming locations and the Doctor Who Adventures go international!

Series Coverage
TV Overmind(22nd) - 'Sherlock' Star Cumberbatch May Recur on 'Doctor Who'
Digital Spy(22nd) - Exclusive: Cumberbatch hints at 'Doctor Who' role
Digital Spy(22nd) - Wire tries to pen 'Doctor Who' script (Nicky Wire)
flick filosopher(22nd) - ‘Doctor Who’ thing of the day: Stephen Fry disses ‘Doctor Who,’ Steven Moffat shoots back

Episode Coverage
Seattle PI(22nd) - Roush Review: Weekend Roundup (Who, Human and Mad Men)
USA Today(22nd) - Critic's Corner Weekend: 'Doctor Who,' 'Being Human'

Doctor Who Adventures
INCGamers(23rd) - Doctor Who Adventures Now Available In The US
Joystiq(22nd) - Forgive the TARDIS-ness: Doctor Who games arrive today in the US
SFX(22nd) - Go Behind-the-scenes on Doctor Who: The Adventure Games
Shack News(22nd) - Doctor Who: The Adventure Games Finally Available Outside of the UK, Exclusively on Direct2Drive

Coventry Telegraph(23rd) - Matt Smith and Karen Gillan host Doctor Who Proms

Chicago Now(22nd) - Russell Tovey lets his 'inner nudist' loose in 'Being Human'
Digital Spy(22nd) - Karen Gillan: 'My mum hated Matt Smith'

SFX(22nd) - SFX#200 Monsters, Creatures and Supernatural Beings

This is Kent(23rd) - Day of sun, fun and ace characters (Morris dancing Daleks!)
Mirror(23rd) - Doctor Who site invaded by stingers
The Sun(23rd) - Moon Jelly peril at Doctor Who site
Digital Spy(22nd) - 'Sherlock' star dismisses 'Who' comparisons

Thursday 22 July 2010

Article roundup 22nd July 2010

Doctor Who for the Simpsons? Sherlock a new Doctor Who? And Karen Gillan's mother approves of Matt Smith!

Series Coverage
The Scotsman(22nd) - Gillan never watched Dr Who until landing leading role
Digital Spy(21st) - Jenkins confirms Danny Horn 'Who' casting

Episode Coverage
Times Daily [US](22nd) - 'Doctor Who' season finale plays with time (also Decatur Daily)

Digital Spy(21st) - Matt Smith 'nervous' about 'Who' proms
Webuser(21st) - Doctor Who BBC prom concert notes online

OLGB Betting News(22nd) - Doctor Who Movie Most Likely To Star Johnny Depp As The Time Lord

Daily Star(22nd) - Karen Gillan reveals the secret behind her killer legs
Express(22nd) - Karen Gillan's mum warms to new Doctor Who
Heatworld(22nd) - Jesus Luz vs Matt Smith – whose torso do you want to see?
For Argyll(21st) - Dunoon's Dr Who to be 2010 Chief at Cowal Highland Gathering
Booktrade(21st) - The Man Who Invented The Daleks To Aurum

Blog Critics(21st) - DVD Review: Doctor Who - The Time Monster
TVShowsOnDVD(21st) - "Eradicate Them!" BBC Announces two classic stories on DVD
Digital Spy(21st) - 'Doctor Who' DVD boxset details revealed
TV Overmind(21st) - Pre-Order 'Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series'
High-Def Digest(21st) - 'Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series' Announced for Blu-ray

BBC News(22nd) - Moon jellyfish 'invade' Doctor Who beach at Porthcawl
The Sun(22nd) - Whomer Simpson
On The Box(22nd) - D'ohctor Who
Digital Spy(22nd) - 'Doctor Who' fans want 'Simpsons' episode
Lynn News(22nd) - Girl Guides hold sleepover to mark centenery
Digital Spy(21st) - Moffat: 'Sherlock a later Doctor Who'
Beehive City(21st) - Preview: Shades of Doctor Who in new BBC drama Sherlock

Random Mentions
Computer World(22nd) - Real-world testing: iPhone 4 vs. HTC EVO 4G
The Sun(22nd) - Average Joe's life in numbers

Wednesday 21 July 2010

Article roundup 21st July 2010

Sylvester McCoy has been named chieftain for the Cowal Highland Gathering in Dunoon! And the Doctor will have his portrait revealed in his home town of Northampton!

Series Coverage
Digital Spy(20th) - Moffat 'receives Tennant fan hate mail'
Digital Spy(20th) - Matt Smith 'marks himself 8 out of 10'
Nerdles(20th) - Karen Gillan Says Matt Smith Wont Be Leaving Doctor Who

Episode Coverage
The Wrap(20th) - 'Doctor Who': A Pandora's Box of a Season Finale
Religion Dispatches(20th) - Rebooting the Universe: Doctor Who part X, Season Finale

Proms 2010
Unreality TV(21st) - Doctor Who will visit the BBC Proms 2010

Guardian(21st) - MediaGuardian 100: vote for who we should we add (Steven Moffat)
Den of Geek(21st) - Why Martin Freeman beat Matt Smith to the role of Watson in Sherlock
This is the West Country(20th) - Dr Who star of yesteryear visiting Yeovil (Matthew Waterhouse) (also Yeovil Express)
Belfast Telegraph(20th) - Doctor Who star named games chief (Sylvester Mccoy)
Press Association(20th) - Doctor Who star named games chief

Northampton Chronicle(21st) - Doctor Who's portrait unveiled
Guardian(21st) - ASA criticises Sunday Telegraph over Doctor Who offer
Guardian Cardiff(21st) - Cardiff today - Green gardens, Council all aTwitter and Doctor who villains
io9(20th) - All the problems with late-1970s Doctor Who, in one short video!
Guardian(20th) - How Doctor Who's enemies took over my life
BBC News(14th) - Funeral of Anglesey detective and two sons

Tuesday 20 July 2010

Article roundup 20th July 2010

Series Coverage
Western Mail(20th) - Amy says Doctor stays this side of the Pond
Your TV [AU](20th) - Matt Smith not quitting Doctor Who (obviously)
ATV Network(19th) - Karen Gillan denies Matt Smith is leaving Doctor Who
Digital Spy(19th) - Gillan: 'Matt Smith isn't leaving Who'
The List(19th) - Matt Smith sticks with Doctor

Episode Coverage
Crave(19th) - DOCTOR WHO 5.12 'The Pandorica Opens'
UGO(19th) - Doctor Who Is Coasting On His Rep As "The Pandorica Opens"
io9(19th) - Doctor Who ends and Being Human begins!

Constellations(19th) - The 2010 Results

Mirror(20th) - 3am's Clocked: Karen Gillan and Ruby Wax
Express(20th) - Doctor Who beauty Karen Gillan wants stage debut
The Sun(20th) - Dipsy Diana (Matt Smith)
After Elton(19th) - Interview: John Barrowman on "Glee" Rumors, His New UK Show, Having Kids and More!

HighDefDiscNews(19th) - “Doctor Who” Season 5 is coming to Blu-ray in November
IGN [US](19th) - Doctor Who's Animated Dreamland

Suite101(20th) - Sherlock: New BBC Crime Drama Starring Benedict Cumberbatch
io9(19th) - Every bad guy from Doctor Who, conveniently presented as an infographic

Passing Mention
Wigan Today(20th) - Jail for Dr Who sex fiend

Monday 19 July 2010

Article roundup 19th July 2010

The media continue to speculate on Matt Smith leaving, but Karen Gillan has refuted this. Meanwhile, forrmer Doctor Sylvester McCoy is now being touted as portraying Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit movie.

Series Coverage
Telegraph(18th) - Doctor Who star Matt Smith is staying put, says Karen Gillan
About(18th) - Gambon in Doctor Who Christmas Special
Escapist(18th) - Rumor: Matt Smith Quitting Doctor Who After Second Season
io9(19th) - a pesky Doctor Who rumor returns
Anglotopia(17th) - Doctor Who: Christmas Special News Round-up SPOILERS!!!
Now Magazine(17th) - Katherine Jenkins to star in Doctor Who Christmas special
Virgin Media(17th) - Is Matt Smith leaving Dr Who (video)
Monsters & Critics(17th) - Matt Smith planning to quit Doctor Who job next year?
ATV Network(16th) - Matt Smith may quit Doctor Who after two seasons
The List(16th) - Matt Smith to quit Doctor?
Now Magazine(16th) - Matt Smith to quit Doctor Who?
TV Scoop(16th) - Matt Smith quitting Doctor Who?

Episode Coverage
Newsarama(19th) - Post Game TV Recap: DOCTOR WHO S5E11 "THE PANDORICA OPENS"
MTV(18th) - 'Doctor Who' Review: Episode 5.12, 'The Pandorica Opens'
Entertainment Weekly(18th) - Thinking outside the (pandorica) box - Doctor Who 5.12 – The Pandorica Opens
ifMagazine(17th) - TV Review: DOCTOR WHO - SERIES FIVE - 'The Pandorica Opens'
io9(17th) - How I learned to love the Doctor's dashing lady-friend, River Song
A.V. Club(17th) - "The Pandorica Opens"
TV Squad(17th) - 'Doctor Who' - 'The Pandorica Opens' Recap

Blastr(15th) - Details on those two new U.S. Torchwood characters

Adventure Games
gamReview(18th) - Doctor Who: The Adventure Games Episode 2: Blood of the Cybermen

After Elton(19th) - Interview: John Barrowman on "Glee" Rumors, His New UK Show, Having Kids and More!
Scotsman(19th) - Interview: John Barrowman, actor and singer
The Sun(19th) - Gillan's Chillin'
Daily Mail(19th) - Karen Gillan's got it licked as she mixes ice cream and champagne at the polo
The Sun(19th) - Matt so Lowe
Monsters & Critics(19th) - Daisy Lowe `refuses to move in with Matt Smith`
The People(18th) - Emmerdale's Frazer Hines Secret Cancer Battle
Escapist(17th) - Seventh Doctor to Play Bilbo Baggins?
The Examiner(17th) - Doctor Who to possibly be in 'The Hobbit'?
Blastr(17th) - Sylvester 'Doctor Who No. 7' McCoy could play Bilbo Baggins
Ace Showbiz(17th) - 'Doctor Who' Actor Reportedly Cast for 'The Hobbit'
Cinema Blend(16th) - Has Former Dr. Who Sylvester McCoy Been Cast As Bilbo Baggins?
The One Ring(16th) - Dr. Who (Sylvester McCoy) is Bilbo Baggins after all?
411mania(16th) - [Movies] Doctor Who Joins The Hobbit 
Daily Record(17th) - Tonight's The Night for Scots jack of all trades John Barrowman
Daily Mail(17th) - Doctor Who assistant Karen Gillan lets her glamorous guard down as she's spotted off-duty in a baggy shirt

LA Times(19th) - The new 'Doctor Who' season will hit home video with a tantalizing extra
Comics Alliance(16th) - Link Ink: Comic-Con Advice, BBC's 'Doctor Who' Comic, Who is Nick Fury?

Get Bracknell(19th) - ‘You will enjoy Kennel Lane fete’ say Daleks
Western Mail(19th) - Trips to Cardiff behind Holmes remake
Popmatters(19th) - Who Dropped the Bomb on Me? 'Doctor Who: The Horns of Nimon'
flick filosopher(17th) - classic ‘Doctor Who’ blogging: “The Ark in Space”
Daily Gleaner(17th) - Doctor Who buffs build life-sized model of robo-antagonist Dalek
Anglotopia(17th) - Doctor Who: Every Doctor Who Villain Visualized
Epsom Guardian(17th) - Doctor Who fans can meet the Daleks today in Ewell
Comic Book Resources(16th) - All Your Doctor Who Anality Is Rewarded
SFX(16th) - SF’s Greatest Dreams (25: Amy's Choice)

Related Articles
Variety(17th) - Pay TV learns to speak geek (Starz)

Passing Mention
Northampton Chronicle(17th) - Father-of-two groomed girl
BBC News(16th) - The drama of New Labour

Friday 16 July 2010

Article roundup 16th July 2010

A report on Matt Smith allegedly indicating he's ready to leave DW for a movie career is starting to infect the media, though even if it is true it will have no impact on the new series being filmed of course! Meanwhile every enemy that's been in the series appears in the Guardian ... well apart from the mistakes they'd like you to fix - oops!

Series Coverage
The Sun(16th) - I'll quit as Doc for film career
Metro(16th) - Matt Smith planning to quit Doctor Who for glittering Hollywood career?
Digital Spy(16th) - Matt Smith to quit 'Who' next year?
Den of Geek(16th) - Rumour: Matt Smith to quit Doctor Who
Unreality TV(16th) - Matt Smith to leave Doctor Who role next year?
Chicago Tribune(15th) - Take the poll: Is this the funniest season of 'Doctor Who' ever?

Den of Geek(15th) - Three new regular characters unveiled for Torchwood series 4
Airlock Alpha(15th) - 'Torchwood' Begins Casting For Season 4
Digital Journal(15th) - Torchwood Series 4: New characters revealed

Episode Coverage
Seattle PI(15th) - Matt's Weekend Picks: July 16-18

Playbill(16th) - John Barrowman to Host West End Bares in September
Theater Mania(15th) - John Barrowman to Host West End Bares on September 5
Broadway World(15th) - John Barrowman to Host WEST END BARES 9/5

Guardian(16th) - Every Doctor Who villain since 1963
Get Wokingham(16th) - Time travel treat for Doctor Who fan battling brain tumour
Toronto Star(16th) - Doctor Who buffs build life-sized Dalek
The Sun(16th) - Who's that girl?

Thursday 15 July 2010

Article roundup 15th July 2010

Series Coverage
Coventry Telegraph(14th) - Steven Moffat gives clues to next Doctor Who series, plus secrets of the Time Lords
Playbill(14th) - Michael Gambon to Appear in "Doctor Who Christmas Special"
Digital Spy(14th) - Moffat teases 'Who' fans on Twitter
The Irish Film Television Network(14th) - Michael Gambon Joins 'Dr. Who' for Christmas 
One India(14th) - Katherine Jenkins to make acting debut with ‘Doctor Who’
ABC Online(14th) - 'Dumbledore' to make Dr Who debut
BSC Review(13th) - Katherine Jenkins and Michael Gambon in Doctor Who
Anglophenia(13th) - Opera Singer Katherine Jenkins Brings Her Pipes To Doctor Who
Blastr(13th) - Brilliant Doctor Who Christmas special stunt casting: Dumbledore
Airlock Alpha(13th) - Michael Gambon Signs Up For Festive 'Doctor Who'
Monsters & Critics(13th) - Katherine Jenkins to star in festive Doctor Who episode
Hollywood Reporter(13th) - Michael Gambon to star in 'Dr. Who' episode
CBBC(12th) - Christmas Doctor Who's 'clever twist'

Episode Coverage
The Wrap(13th) - Now, Imagine 'Doctor Who' as Your Roommate ...

Digital Spy(15th) - New 'Torchwood' characters revealed
Entertainment Weekly(14th) - Ask Ausiello: whisperings on the new Torchwood
TV Guide(14th) - Keck's Exclusives: New Roles on Glee, CSI, Life Unexpected, Torchwood
Digital Spy(14th) - Barrowman 'ecstatic about Torchwood'
Newsarama(14th) - Exclusive First Look: TORCHWOOD #1 SDCC Variant

Manchester Evening News(15th) - Doctor Who star John Barrowman tops Proms in the Park bill
BBC News(15th) - David Tennant movie shoot starts near Dumfries
Daily Mail(15th) - Daisy Lowe is just what the Doctor ordered as she and Matt Smith stroll through London
The Sun(15th) - Doc makes trunk call
Digital Spy(14th) - David Tennant rumoured for Hulk role

Comic Book Resouces(15th) - Doctor Who Annual 2010
The Inquisitr(14th) - That loud gasp you heard around the world – it’s the Dr. Who fans

flick filosopher(14th) - ‘Doctor Who’ thing of the day: What if the Doctor visited Springfield?
Formby Times(14th) - Staff at Formby Oxfam dress up as characters for charity Bookfest
Waterloo Record(13th) - Local Doctor Who buffs build life-size Dalek