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‘Heartstopper’ actor Yasmin Finney joins ‘Doctor Who’

‘Heartstopper’ actor Yasmin Finney joins ‘Doctor Who’

Yasmin Finney has been announced as the new companion on the iconic television series Doctor Who.  The actor is best known for her performance on the Netflix hit Heartstopper where she played Elle Argent, a transgender student trying to fit in at a new all girls school. The official website for Doctor Who announced she’d joined the cast […]

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‘Sex Education’ star Ncuti Gatwa to take on Doctor Who role

‘Sex Education’ star Ncuti Gatwa to take on Doctor Who role

The BBC have confirmed that Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa will take on the role of the Doctor in it’s iconic sci-fi series Doctor Who.  Gatwa will replace Jodie Whittaker who has played the role for the last four years. While Whittaker was the first woman to play the role, Gatwa will be the first person of colour […]

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‘Doctor Who’ praised for including same-gender attraction plotline

‘Doctor Who’ praised for including same-gender attraction plotline

The latest instalment of long running sci-fi show Doctor Who has been praised for including a same-gender attraction storyline between two of its major characters. The special New Year episode of the show saw The Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, trapped in a time loop with a Dalek in a storage facility just a few minutes […]

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‘Queer as Folk’ writer Russell T Davies returns to Doctor Who

‘Queer as Folk’ writer Russell T Davies returns to Doctor Who

Writer Russell T Davies has been announced as the new head writer and show runner for the long standing sci-fi series Doctor Who.  Davies, who created the TV series Queer as Folk, was behind the relaunch of Doctor Who in 2005. He brought the series back to life after it has spent 16 years off air, and stayed with […]

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Could ‘It’s a Sin’ star Olly Alexander be in line for ‘Doctor Who’?

Could ‘It’s a Sin’ star Olly Alexander be in line for ‘Doctor Who’?

Rumours are swirling that Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker is ready to pass on the sonic screwdriver and bring a close to her tenure as the police box dwelling Time Lord. Which always leads to the inevitable speculation of who will take over the iconic role. John Barrowman, who plays omni-sexual Captain Jack Harkness on the show […]

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Bond girl and ‘The Avengers’ star Honor Blackman dies aged 96

Bond girl and ‘The Avengers’ star Honor Blackman dies aged 96

Actor Honor Blackman, who played Bond villain Pussy Galore, and starred as Cathy Gale in 60’s TV series The Avengers has died aged 96. Her family released a statement announcing her passing which was due to natural causes and not related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s with great sadness that we have to announce the death of […]

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Get ready for new Doctor Who with an hour of San Diego Comic-Con

Get ready for new Doctor Who with an hour of San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con gave sci-fi fans a lot to be excited about over the weekend, including their first good look at the upcoming 11th season of Doctor Who. The new trailer dropped early at the major fan event, showing Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor along with her three new companions. Doctor Who fans at […]

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Watch the first teaser for the new season of Doctor Who

Watch the first teaser for the new season of Doctor Who

The BBC have released the first teaser for the upcoming season of Doctor Who, starring Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor. Whittaker will play the thirteenth Doctor, taking over from The Thick Of It star Peter Capaldi, as showrunner Chris Chibnall takes the reins from Steven Moffat. The first female Doctor was first revealed last year, […]

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Jody Whittaker makes her first appearance in Doctor Who

Jody Whittaker makes her first appearance in Doctor Who

Spoilers British actor Jody Whittaker has made her first appearance in long running sci-fi series Doctor Who. Whittaker, who takes over the lead role in the series, made her first appearance in the final moments of the show’s Christmas special which aired on the ABC last night. The actor, best known for starring in three […]

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Doctor Who casts its first female lead as Jodie Whittaker takes over

Doctor Who casts its first female lead as Jodie Whittaker takes over

The iconic TV series Doctor Who has cast a woman as its lead for the first time ever. The BBC has announced that Broadchurch actor Jodie Whittaker will take over the part of The Doctor from incumbent Peter Capaldi. It’s the first time that a woman will play the role of the planet saving Time Lord, the show […]

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