Sunday, 28 August 2011

SFX interview with Daniel Mays

SFX have interviwed Daniel Mays who is guest staring in Night Terrors as Alex. Here are some highlights:

What were your first impressions when you read the script, cause it’s slightly different to a normal Doctor Who script, isn’t it? It seems a bit darker, more psychological. How did you react when you read it?

Mays: “I just thought I stood up as a really good story in itself. The thing that I really connected to… I mean I’ve got a five-year-old son who is a huge Doctor Who fan. I wasn’t really a fan of Doctor Who when I was a kid so much. Obviously I was aware of it but it was only really when David Tennant took over and Milo started to get into it that I started to watch it. And then Matt took over. I think the quality of the show has got better and better and the calibre of guest actors that they get in is…” [pulls a self-effacing face] “…hopefully – of a high standard. But the key to the story for me was this relationship between a father and a son. It’s really quite touching and quite moving and quite psychological like you say. So it’s quite a moving story, which I think I connected to.”

Does Milo get spooked out about anything?
Mays: “Yeah the monsters on Doctor Who!”

Is he looking forward to seeing you on the show?

Mays: “Yeah. I think he’ll really enjoy it. And lots of his friends at school are huge Doctor Who fans. Matt signed some photos for them and that made their day; I was the best dad in the school that day. Yeah, I think they’re going to really enjoy it. I mean that’s the appeal isn’t it? A lot of kids really enjoy the scary monsters don’t they? We all like to be scared.”

Did you get to do any actual stunts at all?

May: “Not that I can remember, no. Lots of running around.”

With scissors?

Mays: “With pink scissors, yup. I’m trying to erase it from my mind, but you know it’s all going to be there on screen!”

Read the rest here

Sherlock The Hounds of Baskerville preview

A diddy clip for the Hounds of Baskerville

Night Terrors next time trailer

Blogger being messed up again, I'm posting a link:

Saturday, 27 August 2011

Let's Kill Hitler teasers

To get y'all pumped up, here's some teasers from DoctorWhoTv:

River’s aging is explained
The Doctor gets a new sonic toy
What is rule number one?
River is given hell
Is the Doctor worth it?
How many regenerations?
Kovarian doesn’t actually appear…
…Neither do The Silence, but their plan continues
A very old question is asked, but not answered
The Luna University

Don't forget, Doctor Who airs at 7:10 on BBC1!!!!

Monday, 22 August 2011

Radio Times next issue cover

Find the link here:

What they're covering:
Yes, this week we’re getting set for the return of everyone’s favourite Time Lord with an exclusive episode guide from Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat and a chat with stars Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Alex Kingston.

Matt Smith: Series 6 and Pork Pie hats

Matt Smith talks about the upcoming Series 6 Part 2

DWM Issue 438 cover

Cover for the next issue of DWM released.

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Let's Kill Hitler quotes

12 quotes from Blogtor Who

Merlin: series 4 spoilers.

Morganna's new look and info on the opening 2 parter, Revival of the Witch. I'm sure that Merlin will return with a bang seeing as it starts with a 2 parter (named above).

Ep 12 Doctor Who title

The Daily Star were correct in saying ep 12 is called Closing Time although the ep 13 title is yet to be confirmed.

Monday, 15 August 2011

Angels of Shadow chapter 4

url for my story blog is now

Doctor Who: final episode titles revealed?/the Doctor and River to get hitched in time?

Has the Daily Star leaked episode 12&13 titles?

Spoilers follow

Let's Kill Hitler Prequel

What will happen to Rory?

Arthur Darvill on the future of Rory Pond

Robot Wars Series 1 episode 1

Feeling very Robot Wars-y, I am going to attempt to post every ep of Robot Wars startinmg with episode 1. hopefully.

Rory Punches Hitler Repeatly: another random vid from me

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Synopsis for Dr Who Series 6 Part 2

The lucky folks in America (no offence to Americans) have got a synopsis for the next 6 eps of Series 6 Dr Who.
From BBC America:

The wait is almost over. The second part of the thrilling new series of Doctor Who will soon return. The truth about River Song is out and the time has come for the Doctor to face his greatest demons. Venturing across centuries and galaxies, the Doctor, Amy and Rory will encounter the greatest war criminal in all of history - and Hitler. Together, they'll discover there's no scarier place in the universe than a child's bedroom and a visit to an alien quarantine facility will reveal to Rory a very different side to his wife. In a hotel where walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish, death lies waiting. But the Doctor's time has yet to come. He has one last stop to make on his final journey - an old friend needs his help and an old foe must be defeated. But time catches up with us all and the Doctor can delay no more.
By the shores of Lake Silencio, in Utah, all of time and space hang in the balance. And a NASA astronaut is waiting.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

London madness too much for Sherlock filming

Here's some bad news for you Sherlock lovers like me out there. As we already know, series 2 of Sherlock has already been pushed back due to BBC program arrangements and filming. Unfortuntely, the London riots have forced the Sherlock team to stop filming for a bit yesterday.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and crew were filming in the north of London before having to move for their safety.

This is a new one on me. Scene incomplete owing to approaching looters. Unbelievable times
said Mark Gatiss via Twitter.

News will be posted as it comes.

Infomation from CultFix

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Ponds to waddle off?

Are Amy and Rory leaving the TARDIS?

From the Daily Star:

'Doctor Who' companions Amy Pond and Rory Williams are reportedly leaving at the end of the current series.

The married couple - played by Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill - will leave The Doctor (Matt Smith) following the autumn run of episodes after the writing team decided to "rest" the characters.

The couple will be reunited with their baby Melody Pond - who was kidnapped by villainess Madame Kovarian in the first half of the series and revealed to be recurring character River Song (Alex Kigston) - and after deciding life in the TARDIS is too dangerous to raise her they will return to Earth.

A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "There are going to be a lot of tears in the finale. The Doctor will set off in the TARDIS for his next adventure on his own. Amy and Rory will be reunited with their baby Melody Pond and they make a decision to stay on Earth to settle down as a family."

However, the couple could return to the BBC One sci-fi series in future episodes to help the Time Lord in some of his Earth-bound adventures.

The source added: "TV bosses are aware the couple have been popular so this won't be the last you see of them."
Considering Karen has series 7 confirmed, how do we treat this news? Sorry for the waddle bit in the title

Doctor Who Brilliant Book 2012: details

Here are some more details about the upcoming Dotor Who Brilliant Book 2012. I'm only gonna be able to post details, not the cover but I will post it as soon as I'm back seeing as I'm posting from my iPod because I'm on holiday (which is why there have been less posts):

Packed with unseen photographs and original artwork and illustrations, The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 is your indispensable guide to Series 6 of Doctor Who. Weaving fact and fiction, interviews and information, The Brilliant Book boasts brand new material from the writers of the TV show, including Mark Gatiss, Gareth Roberts, Matthew Graham, Tom Macrae, and Steve Thompson, plus exclusive fiction from award-winning novelist Neil Gaiman. Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and Alex Kingston take us behind the scenes in revealing new interviews, while showrunner Steven Moffat unravels the secrets of the scripts. Learn the art of making a memorable monster, discover how the show''s secrets are kept, and see a full episode-by-episode guide, including deleted scenes and hidden gems you might have missed. Find out who legendary Time Lord The Corsair really was, and voyage with the Pirate crew of the good ship Fancy before they heard the Siren''s song; discover the full story of the fight for Ganger rights and get a taste of the future with Dorium Maldovar. The Brilliant Book of Doctor Who 2012 - no TARDIS traveller should be without it!

The Brilliant Book 2012 also comes with a free audio book download

Sunday, 7 August 2011


The title says it all. A Daily Mail interview with Matt Smith reveals this:

'Doctor Who' returns to BBC 1 on August 27

Now... Onto drunk giraffing...

Thursday, 4 August 2011

TV synopsis for episode 5 of Torchwood

Well, randomly looking on my TVs digital guide for next week, here is an interesting synopsis for next week's Torchwood:

Torchwood goes undercover, and discovers the terrible truth behind the Miracle. But the enemy is closing in, and death is about to make a shocking return

There we have it. But what of Rex?

Doctor Who music vid 2

Another day, another vid. Boredom and me mix well.... So long as you like this:

Sherlock annoucements

Casting and airing annoucements for the second series of Sherlock.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Monday, 1 August 2011

John Barrowman on Torchwood

John Barrowman (Aka Captain Jack) talks to Digital Spy about Torchwood production and story line.

On how big this series is:

"The production value is bigger, and I don't want to negate what we did with the BBC, because we did a fantastic job with the budget that we had there. But all of a sudden, our budget has increased, and we're glad it did, because, to be honest with you, if it wasn't for Starz, we wouldn't have Torchwood [now]. That's the bottom line, and we're chuffed that they've taken us onboard. We're able to collaborate with the BBC, and we're still on BBC One [in the UK] so our roots are there. But we love being on Starz, and they're a great family to us now. So I hope that we get another [series]."

On the edited scene of episode 3:

"No, they won't, because there's not very much cut out. I do have to say, and I'm defending myself, because one of the newspapers took an interview I did four or five months ago, talking about... putting sex into the programme and how it fits in. They took quotes and made it sound like I was disagreeing with the BBC, and they have put forward an apology because they basically stirred it up, trying to make it look like I didn't agree with Russell. I do agree with the decision that was made. Some younger kids are going to watch Torchwood. If they're sitting watching it with their parents, it might make it a little uncomfortable [and] the parents might click off. In order to stop that from happening, we've just taken a snippet off the end of it. You still get a good chunk of it. And it's not that we're taking it away [completely]. It's not that it was 'Oh my God, we can't show sex between two men', because they also cut down Mekhi and Arlene's [sex] scene, so it was done from both ends. The controversy... was raised by a newspaper that didn't know what it was talking about."

Read the rest here and he talks about Jack being the Face of Boe and mortality