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Whovian News and Extras for Monday, 30 December 2013

TARDIS Newsroom - Mon, 12/30/2013 - 10:48am

A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse...

[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Monday, 30 December 2013" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Monday, 30 December 2013A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse...

Storified by David Lewis· Mon, Dec 30 2013 07:46:44

Today's Featured PictureRaggedy Man, GoodnightImperfectSoulWhovian NewsMatt Smith's Doctor Who farewell is most tweeted about programme of Christmas DayComparing last year's Christmas Special to this year's, Doctor Who has come a long way. Only securing 64,049 tweets, 2012's The Snowmen r...Doctor Who Christmas special breaks BBC America ratings recordBBC America achieved its highest-ever audience on Christmas Day, as 2.47m tuned in for this year's Doctor Who festive special. 'The Time ...Doctor Who News: Time of the Doctor - AI scoreDoctor Who The Time of the Doctor achieved an Appreciation Index score of 83 The Appreciation Index is a measure of how much the audience...New Dr Who book sees the Timelord land his Tardis in TaysideFrom Gallifrey to Pleasureland and Davros to DeVitos, sci-fi fans are about to find out what happens when a time-travelling TV icon comes...Whovian ExtrasA Closer Look At The Ageing Make-Up Of The Time Of The DoctorHere are some shots of the make-up process, giving a pretty good idea of how the effects were achieved. First of all, the initial sculpts...Doctor Who: 10 Beautiful Things About 'The Time Of The Doctor'In all great tragedy, there is great poetry. No timeless character has ever left a stage without having the finer details of their life w...Interview: Doctor Who: Legacy's Executive Producer Susan Cummings & Creative Director Lee CummingsIt's the 50th year of The Doctor this year, and we've already been spoiled with the likes of a special anniversary episode, a reveal of a...Funk's House of GeekeryThis article was written while the Christmas Special is downloading, so you will be safe from spoilers! For a sci-fi series about a goofy...In Print Comic: IN PRINT EPISODE 66I was going to discuss the TV Christmas Special, but since I'm not utterly convinced you've all seen it yet and I'm pressed for time this...Obligatory overly sentimental blog post bidding adios to Matt Smith's Doctor...For the sake of simplicity I will be referring to Matt Smith's Doctor as the eleventh Doctor. *I will continue counting down my favorite ...Doctor Who News: Media CatchupDuring the run-up to the Christmas Day broadcast of The Time of The Doctor , a number of interviews were conducted with Orla Brady and Je...Doctor Who: 6 Things That Explain The Matt Smith Era"Rollercoaster ride" is an unlucky cliché. Most clichés are lifeless, but "rollercoaster ride" has had its meaning so watered down by X F...Doctor Who: 5 Worst Things About Getting Someone Hooked on Doctor WhoNow, it's probably escaped regular readers' attentions because I hardly ever talk about it, but I'm a tiny bit obsessed with Doctor Who. ...WhoTubeSmaller on the outside - Doctor Who - The Snowmen - BBCdoctorwhoLindalee's Christmas Fan Art Review (Episode 10)beyondthemarqueeshowTARDIS proposed for Herne Bay in Kent(better quality upload)tdruryDoctor Who - Fan Series 1 - Teaser TrailerbentoddtvDr Who 50th anniversary reviewpressassociationDoctor Who Christmas Special 2013 Easter Eggs - WHOLOCK WEEKemergencyawesomeDoctor Who 50th Anniversary in Antarctica - November 23rd, 2013 (TARDIS Lands in Antarctica)talkstorybookstoreBBC iPlayerDoctor Who: DreamlandAmerica, 1958. The Doctor becomes involved in an alien war being fought inside the US military base known as Dreamland. An army of aliens...The Sarah Jane Adventures: Series 3: The Wedding of Sarah Jane SmithChildren's sci-fi drama. The Doctor returns on the happiest day of Sarah Jane's life, but a deadly trap is waiting for them all. Children...Whovian Art, Craft and WhomourAllons-yFreyrStrongartDoctor Who: The Time Lords Return PosterPowerInEyesThe Time of The DoctorStuart1001TARDIS WallpaperShireen-YogiI Will Always Remember When the Doctor Was MeUnderwater--UnicornThe Doctor on black paper.SilverPromiseDoctor WhoovesWhat?!MechagenA Doctor Whooves Christmas Special by Peter GIt's Christmas Day. Which means your annual Doctor Whooves/My Little Pony fancomic from Bleeding Cool's Peter G. Peter G's newest Hannah ...Whovian MerchandiseDoctor Who: Earrings: TARDISThese officially licensed earrings are absolutely stunning with their TARDIS design. 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The clasps are hypo-allergenic on these quality pi...Doctor Who Junk TARDIS Console PlaysetHighly detailed 5" scale Junk TARDIS based on the design by Susannah Leah, winner of the Blue Peter 'Design a TARDIS Console' competition...Tardis Turkey Cooker by SkreeBuy 'Tardis Turkey Cooker' by Skree as a Greeting Card, Photographic Print, Matted Print, Mounted Print, Canvas Print, Framed Print, T-Sh...Whovian ReviewsThe Time of the Doctor - Doctor WHeasel reviews Doctor WhollordllamaSPOILERIFIC REVIEW The Time of The Doctor | Votesaxon07votesaxon07Caves and Twins: The Time of the DoctorWould it really surprise anyone if Matt Smith just turned up at the start of the next series, waved his arms about and spouted some gobbl...Doctor Who Christmas Special Review: The Time of The Doctor (Is Up)This was it. Your last Smithmas. Normally, Susana does our Doctor Who recaps but, and I don't know if you're aware, recaps are a lot of w...Cathode Ray Tube: DOCTOR WHO: The Time of the Doctor / ReviewThe Time of the Doctor BBC One HD 25 December 2013, 7.30pm Your stomach's fit to burst and only until you force down yet another luxury c...TV Review: DOCTOR WHO - THE TIME OF THE DOCTORWritten by J. R. Southall Friday, 27 December 2013 There are essentially two kinds of Christmas story, and both are variations on the the...Doux Reviews: Doctor Who: The Time of the DoctorClara: "And now it's time for one last bow, like all your other selves. Eleven's hour is over now, the clock is striking twelve's." Like ...Doctor Who News - Reviews: The Time of The DoctorReviewed by Matthew Kilburn The Time of the Doctor made an already difficult task more complicated than it needed to have been. Doctor Wh...The Macra Terror | "Doctor Who" Novels on WordPress.comAirdates: March/April 1967 (4 episodes) Written by: Ian Stuart Black Directed by: John Davies The Story So Far: Super-intelligent crabs e...TARDIS MusingsI must admit I came away from my initial viewing of last night's Christmas Special feeling a little underwhelmed. The negatives stayed in...The Roundheads | "Doctor Who" Novels on WordPress.comWritten by: Mark Gatiss Series: BBC Books - Past Doctor Adventures Featuring: The 2nd Doctor, Ben, Polly, and Jamie Set Between: The Macr...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #765: Utopia"We're at the end of the universe, right? Right at the edge of knowledge itself and you're busy... blogging!" TECHNICAL SPECS: First aire...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #766: The Sound of Drums"Doctor." "Master." "I like it when you use my name." "You chose it. Psychiatrist's field day." "As you chose yours. The man who makes pe...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #767: Last of the Time Lords"So this is me, getting out." TECHNICAL SPECS: First aired Jun.30 2007. IN THIS ONE... The Master reigns over Earth for a year and turns ...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #768: Revenge of the Slitheen Part 1"What a bright future you've all got, children of the world, etcetera." TECHNICAL SPECS: Episodes from Revenge of the Slitheen through Th...Siskoid's Blog of Geekery: Doctor Who #769: Revenge of the Slitheen Part 2"Sarah Jane. I've done something really stupid. A really bad social mistake. I told the Slitheen how to destroy the world." 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Doctor Who: Podshock Live Review Show Returns This Sunday Reviewing 'The Time of the Doctor'

Art Trap Productions - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 12:50am

Doctor Who: Podshock will be once again be taking to the net this Sunday, 29 December 2013 for a live-over-the-net show reviewing the 2013 Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Time of the Doctor.

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'The Time of the Doctor' Reviews and Extras

TARDIS Newsroom - Thu, 12/26/2013 - 11:50am

'The Time of the Doctor' has now been aired in the UK, here is round up of the reactions and reviews from around the web, for those of you who haven't seen it yet beware as this will all be considered SPOILERS.

[View the story "'The Time of the Doctor' Reviews and Extras" on Storify]'The Time of the Doctor' Reviews and Extras'The Time of the Doctor' has now been aired in the UK, here is round up of the reactions and reviews from around the web, for those of you who haven't seen it yet beware as this will all be considered SPOILERS.

Storified by David Lewis· Thu, Dec 26 2013 08:48:48

RadiotimesWatch on BBC iPlayerDoctor Who: The Time of the DoctorSci-fi drama. Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out t...'The Time of the Doctor' VideosStrax Field Report: The Doctor has Regenerated! - Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor - BBCbbcMatt Smith and Jenna Coleman on The Time of the Doctor - Doctor Who Christmas Special 2013 - BBC OnebbcThe secrets of making Christmas - Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor - BBC OnebbcDOCTOR WHO *Exclusive* Deleted Scene from The Time of The Doctor Christmas Special - BBC AmericabbcamericatvDoctor Who - The Time of The Doctor - Peter Capaldi's First Scene as the Doctor - Christmas 20137G8ys0JQQRDZPzPGBEV3jQ*SPOILERS* Behind the scenes: The Time of the Doctor & Matt Smith's regeneration - Doctor Who - BBCdoctorwhoDOCTOR WHO Making Of The Time of The Doctor Christmas Special - BBC Americabbcamericatv'The Time of the Doctor' NewsSfxDoctor Who change tops TV ratingsDoctor Who's regeneration was the most-watched Christmas Day television moment with 10.2 million viewers seeing the five-minute sequence ...Doctor Who Christmas special 2013: Matt Smith grows old and wrinkled in The Time of the DoctorDoctor Who fans knew there was a major transformation in store in Matt Smith's final episode - what they didn't expect was two for the pr...Peter Capaldi makes Doctor Who debut as Matt Smith bids farewell in Christmas special 2013 The Time of the DoctorMatt Smith's Doctor bid his final farewell tonight, ushering in a new era for the Time Lord as he regenerated into 13th incarnation Peter...Amy Pond returns to Doctor Who as Karen Gillan makes surprise Christmas special 2013 appearanceShe was the little girl who waited, 12 years, for her raggedy Doctor to return. She was the first face his face saw. So it seems fitting ...Blink and you'll miss her: Karen Gillian wears a wig made from her own hair for brief appearance in Doctor Who Christmas specialBy Felicity Thistlethwaite PUBLISHED: 16:35 EST, 25 December 2013 | UPDATED: 17:25 EST, 25 December 2013 Matt Smith wasn't the only one w...'The Time of the Doctor' ReviewsSfxDoctor Who Christmas special review: a spectacular farewell to Matt Smith but was it too Christmassy?So farewell, fair Doctor! After 44 episodes spread across four years, magnificent Matt Smith discards his bowtie and lets it drop, poigna...The change has happened! Matt Smith leaves Doctor Who in a blaze of glory as Peter Capaldi makes first appearance as Time LordBy Felicity Thistlethwaite PUBLISHED: 15:32 EST, 25 December 2013 | UPDATED: 16:11 EST, 25 December 2013 Peter Capaldi became the new Tim...Doctor Who recap: The Time of the Doctor"And now it's time for one last now, like all your other selves. Eleven's hour is over now, the clock is striking Twelve's." They told us...Doctor Who: Matt Smith's final episode - Digital Spy review"Doctor Who has never ever come as close to doing as well as it is right now. So much of that is down to Matt - he is the Doctor." - Stev...planetzogblogReview The Day of the Doctor The Eleventh Doctor: Hey! Look! The round things! The Tenth Doctor: I love the round things! The Eleventh Do...O Doctor! My Doctor! The Time Is Up, Matt Smith Is Gone And Doctor Who Won't Be The Same AgainSome spoilers for The Time of the Doctor follow, so if you haven't seen it yet, maybe come back later. But... ...oh, I'm so sad to see hi...The Time of the Doctor ReviewThe Name of the DoctorReview by Paul Bowler[Contains Spoilers]The 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who draws to a close as Matt Smith takes his...Doctor Who Christmas special: The Time of the DoctorThe Eleventh Doctor returns to Trenzalore as foretold to face off against all his deadliest enemies for his final battle in a wintry town...Doctor Who Christmas Special TV review: Confused by the new Doctor? He certainly seemed to beIt all happened in a flash. One moment, Matt Smith's floppy-haired, lanky-limbed 11th Doctor was hunched over the Tardis console; the nex...Doctor Who, The Time of the Doctor, BBC One, reviewWhen I think of the offices of the Doctor Who production team - not a very frequent occurrence, admittedly - I imagine Steven Moffat and ...Doctor Who: The Time Of The Doctor ReviewIt's the end, but the moment has been prepared for. Eleven's hour is over now, the clock is striking twelve.'Doctor Who' Recap: 'The Time of the Doctor'So, we're out in space, spinning around an unimportant blue/green planet, surrounded by the combined armies of all of the terrifying spac...DOCTOR WHO-My Own Little TimestreamA massive fleet of ships from the Daleks,Cybermen,Sontarans and many other species are converging in orbit a planet to try to decipher a ...DOCTOR WHO Review: The Time of the Doctor (SPOILERS!)That's that, then, is it? The Doctor is gone, long live the Doctor. I'm sure "The Time of the Doctor" isn't what most people thought it w...Doctor Who "The Time Of The Doctor" TV REVIEWWriter: Steven Moffat Director: Jamie Payne A message is calling out across the universe, and the Doctor is drawn to the planet Trenzalor...Doctor Who: The Time Of The Doctor reviewSpoilers! Here are our thoughts on Matt Smith's big farewell episode of Doctor Who, The Time Of The Doctor...The Time of The Doctor ReviewBy Will Barber - Taylor This episode has left me speechless. Make of that what you will.Review: 'The Time of the Doctor'"He's too old!" The words rang out loud and clear from the armchair. It was the first thing my mother had said for the duration of the ep...stuartreviewsstuffChristmas TV in 2013 has been rubbish.In the weeks approaching it, I knew that, and had joked to people that the only good thing about it...The Blog of DelightsIt's widely known among Whovians that having the word 'time' in the title can be a curse as some of Who's biggest stinkers - Timelash, Ti...'The Time of the Doctor' ExtrasWordpressThe Fourth DimensionThe read through for the 2013 Christmas Special took place in Cardiff on Wednesday, 4 September, 2013. Shortly afterwards, Matt Smith pos...BBC One - Doctor Who, The Time of the Doctor - The Time of the Doctor: QuizThe forces of the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message.The Eleventh Doctor regeneratesThe Time of the Doctor 25 December 2013 Defending the town of Christmas for hundreds of years, and having run out of regenerations, the D...12 quotes we loved from The Time of the DoctorBy Christopher Allen on | Permalink Tags: Eleventh Doctor, Clara Oswald, Twelfth Doctor, Amy Pond, The Time of the Doctor, Featured 1. "E...Watch: The Doctor's 13 regenerationsBy Christopher Allen on | Permalink Tags: Featured, First Doctor, Second Doctor, Third Doctor, Fourth Doctor, Fifth Doctor, Sixth Doctor,...Ten Thoughts About The Time Of The Doctor - It's A Wonderful Thirteen LivesWelcome to the final Ten Thoughts of Matt Smith's run as Doctor Who. We'll try not to spoil, or if we do only minor ones. But be safe, wa...'The Time of the Doctor' TweetsWordpressA message from Matt Smith: “To the Whoniverse, thanks a million. You’re the best. I’ll miss you. And I’ll miss the madness.”Doctor Who Official#DoctorWho What a great way to end the 50th Anniversary Year of the Doctor! Thank you to all involved, you were fantastic!KelvingtonFarewell to #Matt Smith we will miss you Raggedy Man. Thank you for being the Doctor. #DoctorWho #TheTimeOfTheDoctorJulie HillUtterly wonderful! A perfect wrapping up of all "arc" loose strands, and a poetic meditation on life. #drwho #DoctorWho #TheTimeoftheDoctorJohn NorLiked the regeneration great moment woth Amy.Fast regeneration too.Peter capaldi looks fab tooJenny'The Time of the Doctor' PodcastsParental warning some podcast may not be suitable for children.Tim's Take On... : Tim's Take On: Episode 205(Doctor Who:Time of the Doctor review)EDIT_HEREThe Happiness Patrol: The Happiness Patrol Xmas Special 2013The Happiness Patrol is a Doctor Who Podcast. We talk every so often about Doctor Who news, events, and personalities. We keep it lighthe...Doctor Who: The Sonic Toolbox : Episode 116: Time of the Doctor ReviewEDIT_HERE

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Doctor Who: Podshock - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 12:44am

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 289
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We review The Rings of Akhaten, plus Doctor Who news, and your feedback. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Dave Cooper, and Taras Hnatyshyn.

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