Stephen Fry has begun filming scenes for the new Doctor Who series – where he will appear as a special guest. Timelord Jodie Whittaker has been pictured by fans filming in Swansea over the last few days. And several said they had seen Fry, 61, in a tweed 40s style suit on set. A Tardis was also spotted being used in Swansea's Guildhall. A source on the show confirmed Fry was one of the guest stars appearing in the new series, which will not air on BBC1 until 2020. Fry is known to be a Doctor Who fan and has appeared in a number of other BBC shows over the years including Blackadder, A Bit of Fry & Laurie and travel series Stephen Fry in America. In December, Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall admitted Series 12 would not start until 2020 even though they had begun work on it. At the time he said: “We're off again! Well we never actually stopped. “As Jodie Whittaker's Doctor and friends have been winning the hearts of families across the nation this autumn, we've … [Read more...] about Stephen Fry joins Doctor Who cast as a special guest alongside Jodie Whittaker
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It's not unkind to describe Doctor Who legend Tom Baker as being at the hammy end of dramatic acting. Those mad, staring eyes and theatrical gestures made his fourth Doctor a fan favourite. But Tom, who turned 85 last month, has revealed he nearly drowned because his friend thought he was acting up as he thrashed about in a swimming pool. Back in the 70s, he and Doctor Who co-star Ian Marter, who played Tardis companion Harry Sullivan, began writing a script for the sci-fi show. Although their TV bosses didn’t like it, they pushed on thinking it could be made into a film and went on holiday – Tom’s very first, and almost last, to Italy – with his then girlfriend, her daughter and some friends. Tom said: “During that time, I got into the swimming pool. Terrible thing – I still can’t swim. The children didn’t believe I couldn’t swim and neither did Ian. One moment I was in the middle of this pool and I lost my confidence and … [Read more...] about Doctor who legend Tom Baker on life as Time Lord
DOCTOR Who holds the record of being the longest-running science fiction TV series. Jodie Whittaker made history when she became the first woman to play the time lord - here's the lowdown on tonight's episode. When is Doctor Who on BBC One? The latest episode of Doctor Who series 11 will air at 7pm TONIGHT (Tuesday, January 1, 2019) on BBC One. Peter Capaldi bowed out of the much-loved time travel series on Christmas Day 2017 with Jodie Whittaker taking over. As usual, the episode lasts for 50 minutes. This is the last in the series - but fear not, as the Doctor will be back on New Year's Day for a special episode. Who's in the cast of Doctor Who series 11? The BBC made worldwide news when they announced the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the first ever female incarnation of the Doctor. Bradley Walsh will be joining Doctor Who as a companion along with Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill. Other cast members include Alan Cumming, Lee Mack and Sharon D Clarke. Does Doctor Who series 11 have a … [Read more...] about When is Doctor Who on BBC One tonight and who is in the cast of series 11 with Jodie Whittaker?
DOCTOR Who has already been going strong with Jodie Whittaker taking over the lead role from Peter Capaldi. Here's what you need to know about who is in the cast of the 11th series... Who is in the cast of Doctor Who series 11? The new series will feature the first female doctor plus a host of new faces... Jodie Whittaker - The Doctor Jodie Whittaker, 36, will play the 13th Time Lord in Doctor Who. She first appeared in the 2017 Christmas special Twice Upon A Time when the doctor, previously played by Peter Capaldi, regenerated. Jodie has starred as Beverly in the St Trinian's films and also appeared in cult sci-fi film Attack The Block and Broadchurch. Bradley Walsh - Graham Bradley Walsh, 58, will play the Doctor's travelling companion Graham. He said: "Am I thrilled to be part of this whole ground breaking new dawn for the Doctor?? Oh yes!” Bradley is best known for his roles as Danny Baldwin in Coronation Street and hosting ITV gameshow The Chase. Tosin Cole - Ryan Tosin … [Read more...] about Doctor Who cast – Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Lee Mack and Alan Cumming
BRADLEY Walsh is a regular on our teatime TV screens, with the popular ITV star hosting The Chase and other quiz shows - and he's also preparing to enter the Doctor Who universe. But what else has he been in, who's his wife and how exactly did he become famous? Here's his story... Who is Bradley Walsh? What is his age, height and family background? Bradley is 58 years old and was born in Watford, Hertfordshire. He's not the first to mention his working-class background and his life growing up in a single parent family. Bradley married choreographer Donna Derby in 1997 and they have a son, Barney, together. The Chase host also has a daughter, Hayley, from a previous relationship. He comes in at a modest 5' 8.5" tall and often takes part in Soccer Aid, the all-star charity football match. Is he the new Doctor Who companion? Yes - on October 22, 2017, Bradley was photographed alongside new Doctor Jodie Whittaker and two other companions on set. He plays companion Graham as he leads … [Read more...] about How old is Bradley Walsh, who is The Chase host’s wife Donna Derby and who does he play in Doctor Who?