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As Sarah Jane Smith, the titular Time Lord's assistant in Doctor Who, Elisabeth Sladen played one of the sci-fi programme's longest-running characters, who was voted the Doctor's most popular companion by fans, gained cult status – and was catapulted to her own spin-off series, The Sarah Jane Adventures.

'Doctor Who' star Elisabeth Sladen dies

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Harry Lloyd: The man who would be king

Once touted as the next Doctor Who, Harry Lloyd's time has come with roles in HBO's new fantasy epic and Jane Eyre.

Being modern: Snazzy scarves

This season our relationship with scarves has come full circle – but only in the most literal sense. Perhaps you've noticed: the high street is awash with loops of fabric for the neck – no beginning, nor end, just a self-contained tube to pull over the head. It's called a snood and, arguably, it is the culmination of years of neckwear pimping.

Norman Taylor: Creator of the 'howl-around' visual in the original 'Dr Who' title sequence

Long before the days of hi-tech special effects, Norman Taylor accidentally created the swirling "howl-around" visual seen in the original, 1963 title sequence of Doctor Who – by pointing a camera at a monitor showing its own picture.

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Despite a varied career encompassing almost six decades of film, television and stage work, Nicholas Courtney will always be remembered for one role above all others.

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Andy and Joshua McSmith find out if a new attraction dedicated to the sci-fi show can keep two generations of fans happy

Doctor Who Experience - picture preview

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...

Perchance to dream... of David Tennant's slippers

A Slice of Britain: Stage doublets, corsets, frocks and toppers are up for grabs in the latest costume sale at the RSC... and the bargain-hunters enter right on cue

The next Time Lord has to be a Lady

Fans call it 'heresy', but if Doctor Who is to become even better, says Ben Walsh, the show should consider a sex change

Drama revisits the Busby Babes story

The former Doctor Who actor David Tennant is to star in a new drama which tells the story of the "Busby Babes" and the air disaster in which many of them died.

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Freeman to lead British invasion into Middle Earth

An influx of familiar faces into Middle Earth is expected after the announcement that filming of The Hobbit will finally begin next February, bringing to an end years of delays.

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