Why change a winning formula? Eve Myles on Keeping Faith in bilingual crime thriller  The Sunday Post

In the world of high-octane TV, a bilingual Welsh drama might not sound like it belongs alongside heavyweights like Broadchurch or The Night Manager.

SDCC '19: Creating Thirteenth Doctor comics at Titan is so much fun  Comics Beat

Jody Houser and Richard Dinnick talked about the fun of writing the Thirteenth Doctor for Titan Comics at a panel on the last day of SDCC '19.

Rooners Toy Photography posted a photo:

Houston, we have a...blue box?

The photo NASA didn't want us to see.

Is Jodi Whittaker’s new costume for the upcoming season of Doctor Who?  FeedTel

The twelfth doctor, Jodi Whittaker was seen on the sets wearing a rather unusual outfit which included a silver sequined frock and a pink hairband which has ...

Everything We Learned About The Expanse Season 4 From the Cast and Crew at SDCC  Gizmodo

New episodes of The Expanse are officially coming our way in December—and we now have a better idea of what to expect from the sci-fi show's fourth season, ...

New Countermeasures Novel for 2020  The Doctor Who News Page

Candy Jar Books have announced a brand new two-book novel, based on the Intrusion Countermeasures Group that first featured on television in the 1988 story ...

Go beyond the Ring Gate with a sneak peak of The Expanse season 4  Digital Trends

After getting axed by the SyFy network after three seasons, The Expanse, the best sci-fi show no one is watching, was rescued by Amazon Prime. Now there's a ...

The Doctor Who Helped Israeli Spies Catch Eichmann But Refused Recognition For It  KUNC

The fake license plates, forged passports and concealed surveillance camera were locked away in the musty archives of Israel's Mossad intelligence.

They're back! The Judoon are returning to Doctor Who to face the Thirteenth Doctor  Brits in Kenya

When Jodie Whittaker returns to Doctor Who next series, the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends won't be the only familiar faces. The show, currently filming, is set ...

Keeping Faith star Eve Myles: 'I'm proud to be a working-class actress'  Telegraph.co.uk

When Keeping Faith, a low-budget, made-for-Welsh-television drama, became an unexpected smash on BBC One last summer, one performance stood out.

Torchwood: Children of Earth – Why it was the greatest series of the Doctor Who spin-off  Doctor Who Watch

For many fans, Children of Earth was easily the best series of Torchwood. But why? What makes it continue to stand out ten years on?

Dave_Johnson posted a photo:

Time Lab - Millennium Gallery, Sheffield 2019

"Time affects us all. Scientist from Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein have tried to understand the nature of it, while some of our most popular fictions, from H.G. Wells to Doctor Who, are rooted in it.

We live in a world that seems to get busier and busier. Our work days and school days are controlled by time. We wear time on our wrists, can buy minutes on our phones and pause time on our TVs.

Time Lab encourages us to think about our relationship with time and how it affects our lives. Museum collections are full of objects from moments in our history that tell the story of our lives. Time Lab is a chance to take a minute and reflect on the moments that are most important to you."

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, Saturday 13th July 2019

Dave_Johnson posted a photo:

Time Lab - Millennium Gallery, Sheffield 2019

"Time affects us all. Scientist from Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein have tried to understand the nature of it, while some of our most popular fictions, from H.G. Wells to Doctor Who, are rooted in it.

We live in a world that seems to get busier and busier. Our work days and school days are controlled by time. We wear time on our wrists, can buy minutes on our phones and pause time on our TVs.

Time Lab encourages us to think about our relationship with time and how it affects our lives. Museum collections are full of objects from moments in our history that tell the story of our lives. Time Lab is a chance to take a minute and reflect on the moments that are most important to you."

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, Saturday 13th July 2019

Dave_Johnson posted a photo:

Time Lab - Millennium Gallery, Sheffield 2019

"Time affects us all. Scientist from Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein have tried to understand the nature of it, while some of our most popular fictions, from H.G. Wells to Doctor Who, are rooted in it.

We live in a world that seems to get busier and busier. Our work days and school days are controlled by time. We wear time on our wrists, can buy minutes on our phones and pause time on our TVs.

Time Lab encourages us to think about our relationship with time and how it affects our lives. Museum collections are full of objects from moments in our history that tell the story of our lives. Time Lab is a chance to take a minute and reflect on the moments that are most important to you."

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, Saturday 13th July 2019

Dave_Johnson posted a photo:

Time Lab - Millennium Gallery, Sheffield 2019

"Time affects us all. Scientist from Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein have tried to understand the nature of it, while some of our most popular fictions, from H.G. Wells to Doctor Who, are rooted in it.

We live in a world that seems to get busier and busier. Our work days and school days are controlled by time. We wear time on our wrists, can buy minutes on our phones and pause time on our TVs.

Time Lab encourages us to think about our relationship with time and how it affects our lives. Museum collections are full of objects from moments in our history that tell the story of our lives. Time Lab is a chance to take a minute and reflect on the moments that are most important to you."

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, Saturday 13th July 2019

They’re back! The Judoon are returning to Doctor Who to face the Thirteenth Doctor!

When Jodie Whittaker returns to Doctor Who next series, the Thirteenth Doctor and her friends won’t be the only familiar faces. The show, currently filming, is set to welcome back The Judoon as one of the Doctor’s fearsome adversaries.

More than twelve years after they stampeded onto screens to terrorise the Tenth Doctor and Martha Jones on the moon in 2007’s “Smith and Jones", the rhino-headed, brutish intergalactic police are returning to cause havoc and thrill children and adults alike.

These ruthless enforcers are on a deadly mission: but what for? And why has it brought them to present-day Gloucester?

The episode will also star acclaimed actor Neil Stuke. Neil has an established career on stage, television and films, and is a two times BAFTA nominee. Neil’s recent credits include Doctor Foster, Silk and Silent Witness.

Chris Chibnall, Showrunner said “No! Sho! Blo! The Judoon are storming back into Doctor Who in full force, and the streets of Gloucester aren’t safe. If anyone has anything to hide, confess now. The Judoon are taking no prisoners, and will stop at nothing to fulfil their mission! The whole team on Doctor Who are delighted and scared in equal measure to welcome them back: one of many treats we’ve got in store for viewers next series. And we’re over the moon (with Judoon), to be welcoming the wondrous Neil Stuke as guest star. We can’t wait to show you what happens when his path crosses with the Thirteenth Doctor."

The eleventh series of Doctor Who was the biggest series of the show in over a decade with an average audience of 8.6m viewers in the 28 days following broadcast, across all available devices.

A brand new Doctor Who virtual reality experience lets fans step inside a VR version of the TARDIS for the first time. Doctor Who: The Runaway, is out for free in the UK today on the Oculus Store, Vive Port and on the BBC VR App, and can be viewed on a range of VR headsets.

Jodie Whittaker voices an animated version of the Thirteenth Doctor, who recruits the viewer as her unlikely assistant in a race against time to return a strange and potentially dangerous creature called Volta to his home planet. Armed with their own sonic screwdriver, it’s down to the viewer to help the Doctor as she faces the forces of evil in this immersive VR story.

Doctor Who: The Runaway is available for UK audiences to download for free in two versions. The immersive interactive version is available from the Oculus Store and Vive Port for use on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with a runtime of 13 minutes. The 360 degree video version is available to download from the BBC VR App for the Oculus Go and GearVR with a runtime of 11 minutes.

Fans who don’t have headsets at home may be able to catch Doctor Who: The Runaway at their local library, as part of the BBC VR Hub’s VR tour. To find out if your local library is showing it check this online schedule, which is being updated each week with details of where the tour is heading next.

Doctor Who: The Runaway will be coming to international audiences at a later date.

Join the Doctor and save the universe in this epic adventure in virtual reality.

Doctor Who: The Runaway is available for UK audiences to download for free in two versions. The immersive interactive version is available from the Oculus Store and Vive Port for use on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with a runtime of 13 minutes. The 360 degree video version is available to download from the BBC VR App for the Oculus Go and GearVR with a runtime of 11 minutes.

Fans who don’t have headsets at home may be able to catch Doctor Who: The Runaway at their local library, as part of the BBC VR Hub’s VR tour. To find out if your local library is showing it check this online schedule, which is being updated each week with details of where the tour is heading next.

Doctor Who: The Runaway will be coming to international audiences at a later date.

The BBC has announced today that Doctor Who fans will soon be able to step inside a virtual reality version of the TARDIS in an upcoming immersive VR adventure called Doctor Who: The Runaway.

Viewers will join the Thirteenth Doctor on board the TARDIS in this animated interactive story from the BBC and Passion Animation Studios. Fans will get the chance to be the Doctor's champion and help her on this exciting adventure, as they find themselves at the centre of the action facing a deadly threat.

Jo Pearce, creative director for the BBC's digital drama team, said: “Fans will experience the TARDIS like never before in this thrilling new interactive story. As ever, the Doctor is full of warmth, wit and charm – helped by a wonderful performance from Jodie – which puts fans at the heart of the story as they immerse themselves in this beautifully animated world.” 

Zillah Watson, head of BBC VR Hub, said: “Our team at the BBC VR Hub has been creating new experiences with the goal of helping to usher virtual reality into the mainstream, and Doctor Who is exactly the sort of series that can help more people to try this new technology. The show has been pushing boundaries for over 55 years, and VR enables Doctor Who to explore a whole new dimension of storytelling.”

Featuring new original music from series composer Segun Akinola, Doctor Who: The Runaway has been written by Victoria Asare-Archer and directed by Mathias Chelebourg, whose previous VR films include Alice, the Virtual Reality Play and The Real Thing VR. It has been produced by the BBC’s digital drama team, BBC VR Hub and Passion Animation Studios.

‘Rosa' was one of the standout moments from series 11 with an amazing response to the story from fans around the world. Today, 4th February, marks 103 years since Rosa Parks (1913) was born and a chance for us to look back.

Not only was the episode embraced by the audience, it was also really important for our cast and crew to make.

‘It’s pretty tough to take and, you know, you really appreciate what people have done for history and time like Rosa Parks.’

Rosa Parks in 1997

The feedback to the episode was so strong, BBC News wrote a story on the reaction from fans while providing more information about the amazing woman.

 

The episode ended with the Doctor teaching Yaz, Ryan and Graham about what happened to Rosa Parks after the events of the episode. It was moments like this that caused school teachers to get in touch to tell us how they were using the episode in their classrooms.

Don’t forget you can still revisit ‘Rosa’ on BBC iPlayer, along with the other episodes from series 11. 

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