Actress says she has never been annoyed by show's different US casting
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Elisabeth Sladen: Actress who came to fame as Dr Who's assistant and later had her own spin-off series
Thursday 21 April 2011
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.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
The Doctor Who actress Elisabeth Sladen has died.
Thursday 14 April 2011
Sunday 13 March 2011
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.
Thursday 10 March 2011
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.
Saturday 26 February 2011
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.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Tuesday 15 February 2011
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...
Sunday 13 February 2011
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Saturday 13 November 2010
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.
Sunday 07 November 2010
No David Tennant, no Russell T Davies...no problem.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
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.
Sunday 17 October 2010
Thursday 05 August 2010
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
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- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist