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TV: Who Should Be the New Doctor Who?

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Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker has confirmed she will be leaving the sci-fi drama next year, along with showrunner Chris Chibnall. Both star and showrunner will bow out following a six-part series set to air later in 2021, two specials already planned for 2022, plus one final feature-length adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor, which will also mark the BBC’s centenary next year. Jodie Whittaker, 39, took over the TARDIS in 2017 as the first female Doctor, breaking a major barrier for the long-running show. The next Doctor is yet to be announced but many Whovians are crying out for another … Read more

TV: Captain Jack Returns – On Doctor Who (Spoilers)

Doctor Who fans were thrilled when John Barrowman made a surprise comeback as the “omni-sexual” time traveller Captain Jack Harkness, a decade after he last appeared on the show. Warning: Major spoilers follow. Captain Jack made his return during Sunday night’s “Fugitive of the Judooon”, accidentally abducting The Doctor’s companions while trying to deliver a warning to the Time Lord (Jodie Whittaker). After beaming Graham (Bradley Walsh) into his ship, he mistakes him for The Doctor – who he has only ever met as male – and plants a deep, long kiss on his lips. Fans were robbed of a … Read more

TV: Is Dr. Who About to Come Out?

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Thanksgiving has just ended but Doctor Who and the BBC have fans, especially LGBT and ally fans, awaiting New Year’s with great joy. A sneak peek of the show’s New Year’s episode has some fans wondering if the Doctor is going to come out of the closet. The show’s Twitter account posted pictures of Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor wearing a rainbow scarf with fireworks behind her. Some fans have read the look as a hint that the 13th Doctor will start a queer relationship with her colleague Yaz. This possibility has previously been implied by characters in the show. Others think … Read more

Four Words: John Barrowman, Tardis Dress

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r. Who, John John Barrowman has used a Q&A session at the San Diego Comic Con to defend BBC producers casting a female Doctor Who. Speaking about the casting he said: ‘When we did the first regeneration, from Christopher Eccleston to David Tennant. People weren’t happy.’ Arguing, the fans got over the age gap between those two and in the same way, they’ll get over the casting of Jodie Whittaker too. He said the lore of Doctor Who ‘doesn’t say the doctor is a he, or will be “a he” Admitting he was getting really geeky here he said it was possible for the … Read more

TV: The 13th Doctor Who Will Be a Woman

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The 13th Time Lord in the popular BBC series Doctor Who has been revealed as Jodie Whittaker. The Broadchurch star is the first woman to take up the iconic role which has been passed on by the 12th doctor, Peter Capaldi. Whittaker said: “It’s more than an honour to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used to be while stepping forward to embrace everything the Doctor stands for: hope. “It feels completely overwhelming; as a feminist, as a woman, as an actor, as a human, as someone who wants to continually push themselves and challenge themselves, and not … Read more

Doctor Who Spin-Off To Have Gay Lead

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Doctor Who spin-off TV series Class will feature an gay lead character, it has been confirmed. Celebrated author Patrick Ness is helming upcoming the BBC spin-off series, which features teenagers at a school set in the Whoniverse. The show has been described as a British take on Buffy the Vampire Slayer; and Ness revealed this week that like Buffy, one of the main characters will be gay. After recent events in Orlando, he tweeted: “Been asked if Class will have LGBT representation in it. Will a lead character with a boyfriend who he kisses & sleeps with & loves do? … Read more

John Barrowman Returning to Doctor Who?

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John Barrowman recently shared a video thanking fans in Doctor Who’s production hub of Cardiff for attending a signing, before hinting that he would be back for something secret soon. “I will be back in Cardiff in about a week and a half,” he says in a Facebook video, adding: “But I’m not telling you what for…sssh!” This isn’t the first time the actor – who plays antihero Malcolm Merlyn in the CW’s superhero drama ‘Arrow’ – has hinted at a return to the show. Full Story at Pink News