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You write the reviews: Doctor Who, BBC1

The fourth series of Doctor Who came with a barrage of pre-publicity that involved David Tennant and Catherine Tate, along with the creator of the latest series, Russell T Davies, appearing everywhere and anywhere. The hype tended to obscure the worries of fans over the casting of Tate as the new regular companion, Donna.

Doctor Who makes his debut at the Proms

The Tardis will make its debut at the Royal Albert Hall this summer when the BBC stages a Doctor Who prom in an attempt to attract new audiences. Roger Wright, the controller of BBC Radio 3 and the festival's new director, denied the event represented "dumbing down". He said it was "very much in the Proms mould".

You write the reviews: Doctor Who And The Cave Monsters, read by Caroline John<br/>Doctor Who And The Doomsday Weapon, read by Geoffrey Beevers

If your children are fans of the new series of Doctor Who, but you've failed to interest them in DVDs of the "classic series" then these BBC Audiobooks are for you. Without the overreliance on CGI effects of the modern-day adventures or the (now) laughable sticky-tape-and-egg-box special effects of the 1970s, these stories can be enjoyed for what they are – excellent science-fiction adventures. BBC Audio has chosen two works by Malcolm Hulke, one of the series' most thoughtful and humanistic contributors.

Billie Piper's call girl leads British charge at Europe's top TV awards

Dramas, documentaries and sitcoms from the BBC and Channel 4 account for almost half of all nominations at this year's prestigious Golden Rose festival

Flood auditioning to be the centre of attention for club and country

Newcastle and England player Toby Flood comes from thespian stock but is finding appreciative audiences for his club double act with Jonny Wilkinson. Simon Turnbull meets the rising star tipped for a leading Six Nations role

Gerard Gilbert: Who cares if the new Dr Who is as queer as a Cyberman? Welcome back

The Daleks were the most fantastic screen Nazis - remorselessly destructive and completely lacking in any sense of humour

Words: Tardis, n.

IN A woodyard (more shelves), a builder was on a mobile and, in giving directions to a job, used a portable lavatory - "the Tardis" - as a landmark. I remarked that, so far as I knew, no lavatory is visible aboard that telephone-box - perhaps biology has made a striking advance.

`Dr Who' Net auction finds few supporters

A LIVE Internet auction of a missing 1965 episode of Dr Who has been shelved because of a lack of bidders.

Film: Tardis ready for take-off again

The BBC's finest is about to be revived - and this time, he'll be African American (most probably). By Matthew Sweet

Early `Dr Who' episodes saved from extermination

RARE EARLY episodes of the cult television series Dr Who, not seen in public since they were broadcast in 1964, are to be shown next month.

Boffins on the box

Dr Who: The dotty professor. The quintessential absent-minded scientist. Although Dr Who was, of course, primarily a Time Lord, he represented science and progress, especially in the white hot 1960s. The character's enduring charm is in his eccentricity, however
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