Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston turned down the chance to star in the 50th anniversary episode of the long-running sci-fi show.
BBC bosses have commissioned their first original dramas specifically for catch-up service iPlayer.
He played one of the Time Lords at Dr Who's trial, exiling him to earth and forcing him to regenerate
The Shard might have only transformed London's skyline last year, and its viewing platform only opened to the public a fortnight ago, but it has already been featured (and shattered, in fact) in an episode of Doctor Who.
Barnaby Edwards is the closest you’ll ever get to meeting a Dalek. A principal operator since 2005, he’s the guy sitting inside the Dalek – bringing the Doctor’s most feared opponents to life.
A Withnail and I sequel on the cards? It was the lead role in the 1987 classic that put Grant, then a jobbing thespian, on the map. There are no plans to revive the alcoholic Withnail character, but Grant will star later this year in a Doctor Who Christmas special. It is believed he'll play the villain. It's not the first time he's been involved in the show. He played the Doctor in 2003 online animated series Scream of the Shalka, and starred as the unofficial "Tenth Doctor" in a 1966 Comic Relief sketch.
Withnail and I star Richard E Grant will play a fiendishly festive baddie in this year's Doctor Who Christmas special.
Former EastEnders star Tamzin Outhwaite has given birth to a baby girl.
As the lead writer of Doctor Who and the co-creator of Sherlock, both Christmas viewing highlights, he's now one of the BBC's most important creative talents and a powerful figure in British television
The singular power of a poetic monologue is lost in its transfer from the London stage
Doctor Who series boss Steven Moffatt has blasted fans who leak details of plots, accusing them of "vandalism".
And you think getting a doctor's appointment is difficult – try getting one with the Doctor's assistant, flame-haired Scottish actress Karen Gillan, aka Tardis companion Amy Pond. Nine solid months of 11-day fortnights filming Doctor Who in Cardiff, on-call from six in the morning until way past dusk, means that clearing a space in Gillan's diary can seem harder than time travel itself. But now here she is, heeled-up and tottering carefully out of a taxi on to London's Portobello Road.
The Doctor Who Experience, a fully interactive themed adventure and exhibition, opens at London's Olympia Two venue on Sunday. Here, we bring you a sneak peak. Warning! There will be no sofas to hide behind...
Karen Gillan, Doctor Who's feistiest assistant so far, is busy setting screens alight with a new British horror film and a Christmas special. James Mottram meets her
No David Tennant, no Russell T Davies...no problem.
While the queues for Sunday morning's Doctor Who Prom snaked, as usual, past the Royal Albert Hall, once inside it was clear that this was no ordinary Prom audience. There were tweed jackets and velvet bowties galore, and the arena was filled with children clutching cardboard cut-outs of Daleks and pointing at the Tardis, which had somehow landed on stage next to the old bust of Henry Wood.