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April 2007

30/04/2007, 17:30pm BST
The Lazarus Experiment
Martha returns home as Russell T Davies's Doctor Who continues. Could this be the end of her travels with the Doctor? When she discovers her family is caught up in the scheming of Professor Lazarus and his Genetic Manipulation Device, it becomes a fight for survival, as human DNA twists into monstrous form.

29/04/2007, 21:00pm BST
The Lazarus Experiment Preview
You can now view a preview of the next Doctor Who episode, The Lazarus Experiment, online coutesy of the BBC.
Evolution Of The Daleks Update
All the usual updates have taken place in the Evolution Of The Daleks section.
There are the screen caps, articles, a quiz and the first batch of Who Crew reviews in there.
Click here to view them all.
Doctor Who Confidential Caps
Screen caps from the latest Doctor Who Confidential episode, Making Manhattan, are now online.
Photo Updates
Some new Doctor Who pics have been added to the gallery so make sure you check them out!
New Wallpapers
Get the Doctor and Martha on your desktop with some snazzy new papers.
Evolution Of The Daleks Overnight Ratings
Overnight ratings show that Evoluion Of The Daleks was watchedby 6.5 million viewers. It was the second most watched TV show of the day,being beten only by BBC One hospital drama Casualty.
David's Confidential
Doctor Who Confidential have revealed the details of some future episodes of the series.
Episode 10, Do You Remember The First Time?, which will air after the  Doctor Who episode Blink, will be a very special episode with David's own personal account of the making of the show:
Do you remember the first time? - This week, David Tennant directs his very own Doctor Who Confidential. TV's top Time Lord has been given complete control to film his own very personal account of the making of Doctor Who and to take a nostalgic voyage of discovery to find out the secret behind the success of Doctor Who.

In this unique piece of television, David roams around the BBC, talking to cast and crew and fans of the show, uncovering the secret behind the success of Doctor Who.

From BBC bosses through to the Dead Ringers team, David is hunting for what makes Doctor Who so magical. He chats to the Daleks in the Blue Peter Garden, and discusses with Mark Gatiss the joy of playing a Doctor Who monster in the Lazarus Experiment.

Head writer, Russell T Davies and producer, Phil Collinson chat with David about how they've always had such fondness for the show and how it inspired their creative drive. Executive producer Julie Gardner and drama commissioner Jane Tranter reveal how and why the series was brought back and the unprecedented response it's had.

Stephen Moffat joins David on a hunt around Television Centre, looking for the studios where the classic series was filmed. They end up on the set of Newsnight.

Confidential also features exclusive backstage footage of Blink; one of the scariest episodes to date and candid chats with two of the week's most prominent stars, Carey Mulligan and Finlay Robertson who talk to David about their experience working on the show and on becoming part of the Doctor Who legacy.
29/04/2007, 12:37pm BST
Congratulations! David Wins Best Actor Award At Bafta Cymru!
David Tennant arriving at the ceremony
David and a whole host of Doctor Who and Torchwood cast crew attended the Bafta Cymru Awards at Cardiff International Arena last night and Doctor Who cleaned up after winning eight of the thirteen categories they were nominated for, which included the Best Actor award for David and the Best Screenwriter award for Russell T Davies.
Doctor Who's accolades this year included: best lighting director - not camera; best editor; best original music soundtrack; best make-up; best costume, and best director: drama.
On arriving at the event David, who was wearing a suit and summer shirt, said:
"I think I look suitably sartorially elegant. You've got to, haven't you, when you come to these posh dos? But I've just actually seen a piece of paper with the e-mail on that says this is a black tie event. I hope they don't throw me out. I'll have to borrow one from somebody else. If you see somebody sat on a table in an ill-fitting suit you'll know what's happened."
Doctor Who spin off Torchwood also walked away with an armful of accolades including Best Actress which went to Eve Myles.
BBC Wales Controller Meena Richards said  "Congratulations to all of the winners. I'm very proud indeed of the success of all those who've made such wonderful programmes for BBC Wales. It's great to see BAFTA Cymru recognising the talents of all those who make programmes of the highest possible standards."
Details of the other episodes can be seen at the Doctor Who Confidential site.
28/04/2007, 23:41pm BST
Evolution Of The Daleks Updates
Screen caps from tonight's episode of Doctor Who are now online. There will be further Evolution Of The Daleks updates tomorrow.
28/04/2007, 17:27pm BST
Deadly Daleks
The latest episode of Doctor Who, Evolution Of The Daleks, will be starting at the earlier time of 6:45pm tonight on BBC One.
Will the Doctor and Martha be able to save everyone from Dalek Hybrid Sec and the other Daleks? They have one aim and that's to exterminate the Doctor! It promises to be an electrifying conclusion...
And don't forget to change over to BBC Three straight after the show at 7.30pm to watch Doctor Who Confidential and see how Cardiff was transformed into 1930's Manhattan.
There will be a live chat on the forum starting at 7:30pm where you can discuss the episode and chat to other fans.
Comic Book Maker Launched By The BBC
The BBC Doctor Who Site have launched a fantastic new feature that allows you to create your own Doctor Who Cartoon. The site also contains tips and tricks on how to get the best effect from your comic book.
Visit it here and give it a go!
Signed Script Sold
The Doctor Who script signed by David and Freema donated to the One Parent Families charity auction raised 2,200.
27/04/2007, 17:08pm BST
Doctor Who Series 3 Air Date In The US
The Sci Fi Channel have announced that they wil begin screening the new series of Doctor Who at 21:00pm on Friday 6th July 2007.
42 Press Release

In a distant galaxy, a spaceship hurtles out of control towards a boiling sun with the Doctor and Martha trapped on board, as Russell T Davies's Doctor Who continues. They've only got 42 minutes to uncover the saboteurs, but, with a mysterious force starting to possess the ship's crew, the Doctor is running out of time.

David Tennant plays the Doctor and Freema Agyeman plays his companion, Martha Jones. Michelle Collins guest stars.

This will be the 7th episode of the current series and will air on Saturday 12th May 2007 at 18:40pm
Doctor Who V Torchwood At Tomorrow's Bafta Cymru Awards
The great and the good will be at Cardiff International Arena tomorrow night to find out who has won the 2007 Bafta Cymru Awards. Among them will be screenwriter Russell T Davies who will see his two hit dramas – Doctor Who and Torchwood – go head-to-head in seven categories.
A you already know David has been nominated in the best actor category alongside his Doctor Who co star and Torchwood leading man, John Barrowman.
The Western Mail take a look at who they think will win and why:
When Doctor Who returned to our screens in 2005, everyone wondered how an actor could possibly fill the shoes of previous Timelords like Tom Baker, Jon Pertwee and Peter Davidson. Luckily Christopher Eccleston did just that – but promptly left after one series. However, David Tennant was drafted in as his replacement and many feel that the Scottish actor is the ultimate Doctor. One of the reasons was the great chemistry he had with Billie Piper as his assistant Rose. He’s also bonded well with newcomer Freema Agyeman.
Before Torchwood even reached our screens, John Barrowman had proved popular as Captain Jack Harkness after the character appeared in an episode of Doctor Who. In fact, he proved so popular that Russell T Davies decided to pen the spin-off. Just like the Doctor, he takes on the alien world and has real chemistry with his team, especially Eve Myles as Gwen Cooper.

The verdict: “How do you choose? Once again this one is judged on the finales of both series. John Barrowman was great. Although viewers thought he was immortal, in this particular episode you thought he really could die. But I think David Tennant has the edge. It was the episode in which he said goodbye to Rose and it tugged at my heart strings. He really is fantastic.”

Winner: David Tennant Doctor Who

Read what they have to say about all the other categories here.

26/04/2007, 16:44pm BST
Headway News
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David and Sarah Parish feature on the front cover of the latest issue of Headway News, the magazine from the brain injury charity, Headway.
There is a feature on the drama Recovery inside the magazine which mentions the fact that David has become the patron of Headway in Essex after being bowled over by their amazing work. Sarah is patron of Headway in Somerset.
For more information on Headway, the work they do and their magazine click here.
Signed Script Up For Auction
David and his co star Freema Agyeman have given a signed script to be auctioned off for the charity One Parent Families. The auction takes place tonight in London at the Cafe De Paris. It is expected to fetch up to a six figure price!
To find out more about the charity click here.
Who's This Joker?!
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Who could this be? The above photo is David aged 20 dressed as Batman's evil nemesis for an amateur production.
25/04/2007, 20:15pm BST
David On Parkinson - Get Tickets!
David is recording the first episode of a new series of the ITV1 chatshow Parkinson in London on Thursday 3rd May 2007.
You could be in the audience all you need to do is apply for tickets via Granada.
Doors open at 5:30pm  and close at 6:00pm - don't be late!

Update: We have been asked to ask you to write ‘David Tennant fan’ in the disability access question box on the online form. This will help ITV to monitor the applications more easily.

25/04/2007, 18:30pm BST
On DVD: Doctor Who Series 3 Volume 2
Volume 2 of the Series 3 'Vanilla' DVDs will be released on Monday 18th June 2007 and will include The Daleks In Manhattan, Evolution Of The Daleks and The Lazarus Experiment.
As previously announced volume 1 featurning Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code and Gridlock will be released on Monday 21st May 2007.
David Gets Crabby In The Latest Doctor Who Magazine
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"If you had to make a poll of monsters least likely to make a reappearance," grins David Tennant, "the Macra would probably be fairly near the top!"

"So it's kind of cool, isn't it?" he tells Doctor Who Magazine as they go behind the scenes of Gridlock. "If you're gonna do giant crabs, there's no point them being anything other than Macra, seeing as they already exist.

"It's one of the joys of being involved with a series which has got all this history for free. You can just sprinkle in all these nuggets of recognition for those who'll get them."

Elswhere, the David vs Freema Shakespeare Quotes Quiz separates the Bards from the boys.

"It's unfair, 'cos David's done loads of Shakespeare," says Freema. "I hope my old English teacher doesn't read this..."

If theat wasn't enough, James Strong opens up his frank and funny Daleks in Manhattan journal to DWM readers in the first of a major two-part feature, Paul Cornell tells us all about writing the Doctor's Human Nature and The Time Team celebrate reaching 600 episodes with The King's Demons and The Five Doctors!

DWM 382 goes on sale from 3 May 2007, priced 3.99.

New Issue Of Doctor Who Adventures
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The new issue of Doctor Who Adventures goes on sale tomorrow, Thursday 26th April 2007, and it's packed with Doctor Who goodies!
As well as some great posters of the Doctor and Martha, there are previews of Evolution Of The Daleks and The Lazarus Experiment and you can find out all about the wicked Carrionites from The Shakespeare Code and the blood sucking Plasmavore from Smith and Jones!
And as if that wasn't enough it comes with FIVE free gifts!
There’s a Doctor Who stencil notebook, a pencil, part one of a TARDIS poster, a sticker booker and stickers.
23/04/2007, 21:00pm BST
Evolution Of The Daleks
Dalek Sec is reborn in human form and plans to build a Dalek empire in Thirties New York, as Russell T Davies's Doctor Who continues. While Martha fights for her life at the top of the Empire State Building, the Doctor must enter into an unholy alliance in order to change Dalek history for ever.
23/04/2007, 19:48pm BST
Sci Fi Channel To Air Doctor Who Series Three
The Sci Fi Channel have announced that they will be airing the new series of Doctor Who. The run will begin with The Runaway Bride.
The last series of Doctor Who was a ratings sucess for Sci Fi with over 1 million viewers tuning in for each episode.
23/04/2007, 17:00PM BST
Evolution Of The Daleks Preview
You can now view a preview of this Saturday's Doctor Who episode, Evolution Of The Daleks, online coutesy of the BBC.
The Infinite Quest Preview
Can't wait until Friday for the next installment of Totally Doctor Who's exclusive Doctor Who animation? Then fear not as the BBC Doctor Who site have got a special preview clip for you.
The Who Crew Review
All reviews from the Who Crew are now online. Read them here.
Do you agree with them? Discuss it in our forum.
22/04/2007, 19:43pm BST
The Daleks In Manhattan Update
The quiz and first batch of Who Crew reviews have been added to The Daleks In Manhattan section now.
Photo Update
The latest screen caps from Doctor Who Confidential and Totally Doctor Who have been added.
Overnight Ratings
Overnight ratings show that The Daleks In Manhattan was the most watched show of the night with 6.3 million viewers tuning in to see the Doctor and Martha meet up with the Daleks in 1930s New York.
22/04/2007, 08:15am BST
The Daleks In Manhattan Updates
The screen caps from The Daleks In Manhattan are now online. We will be adding further photos and info to The Daleks In Manhattan section later on.
21/04/2007, 17:56PM BST
Tennant Talks Extra
Head over to the BBC Doctor Who site to watch a new video of David talking about Doctor Who.
101 Things Didn't Know About Doctor Who
(Well you migh have done..)
ic Wales has a rather interesting article from today's Western Mail '101 Things You Didn't Know About Doctor Who'.
The facts range from the interesting: David Tennant and Freema Agyeman filmed the special trailers for series three on their day off. It took eight hours to record a 40-second promo.
To the obvious: Torchwood, the show's spin-off, is an anagram of the words Doctor Who.
I'm sure a lot of fans will know all these facts already but for the newer Whovians it's a good way to swot up!
Read it online here.
21/04/2007, 09:10am BST
The Daleks In Manahattan
The Doctor and Martha travel back in time to 1930's New York and come face to face with the Doctor's most fearsome enemy the Daleks...
You can see the latest Doctor Who adventure on BBC One at the earlier time of 18:35pm.
You can watch a preview of the episode courtesy of the BBC below:

The Daleks In Manhattan

There will be a live chat on the forum after the episode airs. It's your chance to discuss the episode with other fans.

And don't forget Doctor Who Confidential on BBC Three!!

20/04/2007, 17:12pm BST
Daleks Voted Scariest Monster
The BBC Doctor Who site asked fans of the show to vote for who they thought was the scariest monster of the new series. Over 21,000 people took part and voted the Daleks at the top of the poll.
The Top Ten was as follows:
1. The Daleks
2. The Empty Child Zombies
3. The Beast
4. The Cybermen
5. The Clockwork Droids
6. The Ood
7. The Empress of Racnoss
8. The Werewolf
9. The Autons/Nestenes
10. Chloe's Dad
Prepare to hide behind your sofas this weekend as the Daleks make an appearance again...
20/04/2007, 17:00pm BST
Ready Steady Cook Removed From Schedule
David's episode of Ready Steady Cook was removed from today's TV schedule. It was apparently shown last week, earlier than it's advertised air date, as published in the Radio Times. Why not console yourselves by watching Totally Doctor Who on BBC1 now!
20/04/2007, 09:00am BST
The Daleks In Manhattan Preview Caps
The Doctor meets up with his oldest nemesis this weekend....
20/04/2007, 08:10am BST
Read The Smith and Jones Script
The BBC Writers Room has made it possible for you to read the script for the Doctor Who episode Smith and Jones. Read it here.
Doctor and Martha Novels
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The first batch of Doctor and Martha novels are in shops now! Make sure you grab a copy.
If you wold like to write a review of one of the books for other fans to read you can do so on the forum.

19/04/2007, 08:30am BST
Mag Stand
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The TV mags are getting into the Dalek spirit this week with  TV&Satellite Week, Total TV Guide and Radio Times featuring Doctor Who themed covers.
The Radio Times also includes a free packet of Doctor Who stickers.
You can buy the new Doctor Who Merlin sticker book in shops now or online via the Merlin website here.
18/04/2007, 16:45pm BST
Gridlock Updates
The Who Crew Review is now up for you to read as are the Screen Caps from Gridlock and Doctor Who Confidential.
Free Doctor Who Posters
The Western Mail will be giving away free Doctor Who posters in it's issues dated from 21st April to 27th April. There are six to collect.
18/04/2007, 06:45am BST
Happy Birthday David!
All at and the forum would like to wish David a very happy 36th birthday today!

New Doctor And Martha Novels
Three more Tenth Doctor and Martha novels have been announced for release on 6th September:
When the TARDIS makes a disastrous landing in the swamps of the planet Sunday, the Doctor has no choice but to abandon Martha and try to find help. But the tranquillity of Sunday's swamps is deceptive, and even the TARDIS can't protect Martha forever.
The human pioneers of Sunday have their own dangers to face: homeless and alone, they're only just starting to realise that Sunday's wildlife isn't as harmless as it first seems. Why are the native otters behaving so strangely, and what is the creature in the swamps that is so interested in the humans, and the new arrivals? The Doctor and Martha must fight to ensure that human intelligence doesn't become the greatest danger of all.
Sick Building
Tiermann's World: a planet covered in wintry woods and roamed by sabre-toothed tigers and other savage beasts. The Doctor is here to warn Professor Tiermann, his wife and their son that a terrible danger is on its way.
The Tiermann's live in luxury, in a fantastic, futuristic, fully-automated Dreamhome, under an impenetrable force shield. But that won't protect them from the Voracious Craw. A gigantic and extremely hungry alien creature is heading remorselessly toward their home. When it gets there everything will be devoured.
Can they get away in time? With the force shield cracking up, and the Dreamhome itself deciding who should or should not leave, things are looking desperate...
Forever Autumn
It is almost Halloween in the sleepy New England town of Blackwood Falls. Autumn leaves litter lawns and sidewalks, paper skeletons hang in windows, and carved pumpkins leer from stoops and front porches.
The Doctor and Martha soon discover that something long-dormant has awoken in the town, and this will be no ordinary Halloween. What is the secret of the ancient chestnut tree and the mysterious book discovered tangled in its roots? What rises from the local churchyard in the dead of night, sealing up the lips of the only witness? And why are the harmless trappings of Halloween suddenly taking on a creepy new life of their own?
As nightmarish creatures prowl the streets, the Doctor and Martha must battle to prevent both the townspeople and themselves from a grisly fate...
And don't forget that the first three Doctor and Martha novels are released tomorrow!
Gridlock Updates
Full updates will soon be online including caps from the episode and the Who Crew Review.
We have now added the quiz and some more promo pics so check them out here.
Secret Smile Sold To Spain
Secret Smile has been sold to Telecino. It is part of a deal with Granada that will see Spanish TV fans also being able to view Sarah Parish's The Wedding Date and Cutting it.
Viva Blackpool On BBC America
Good news for all our stateside friends, BBC America will be re running Viva Blackpool starting Friday 20th April with the first three episodes.
The fun will start at 3am! So set your DVD-Rs!!
17/04/2007, 17:57pm BST
The Daleks In Manhattan Wallpapers
We have some great new wallpapers for you here.
Some more photos from the episode can be seen here.
17/04/2007, 15:11pm BST
Vote In Scotland On Sunday Awards
You can vote for David as the best Scottish Actor in a survey by Scotland On Sunday here.
New Look
As you can see we have new lay out on the site, hence the lack of updates for the last few days while we put the finishing touches to it. It's all done now though and we will be catching up on news, photos etc over the next day or so.
The new layout should be viewed at 1024x768 and using Internet Explorer.
11/04/2007, 17:42pm BST
Possible Delay For The Doctor
As you all know Doctor Who is scheduled for a later airing, 19:40pm, this Saturday, but it has now been revealed that it won't be shown at all if the FA Cup Semi Final goes into extra time.
BBC One is showing Watford's clash with Manchester United before the drama, and says it will postpone the show to make way for any extra play or penalties.
A spokeswoman said the programme could not be broadcast after extra time as it would be "too late" for younger fans.
Saturday's episode features comedian Ardal O'Hanlon as a guest star. If it is postponed, it will have a knock-on effect on BBC Three's schedules for the rest of the week.  Behind-the-scenes show Doctor Who Confidential, which normally goes out straight after the BBC One programme, will also be postponed for a week. It will be replaced by Rose - the very first episode of the revamped Doctor Who series from 2005.
The BBC says the decision on whether to pull this week's show from the Saturday evening schedule will be made "on the day".
On a happier note the BBC Doctor Who Site has been given a new 'Gridlock' make over and has some fun content to keep you busy!
10/04/2007, 18:56pm BST
Takin Over The Asylum
The TV section has been updated with info on David's latest projects, but we have also borrowed the TARDIS and gone back in time to 1994 to take a look at Takin Over The Asylum.
Screen Caps from episode one, Hey Jude, have also been added.
Tennant Talks
You may remember BBC Radio Wales asking for your questions for a new radio show that they were making about Doctor Who?
Well they have put some of them to David and the BBC Doctor Who Site has a video of David being interviewed.
The full interview can be heard on BBC Radio Wales soon.
Click here to watch the video.
Ready Steady Cook Repeat
The episode of Ready Steady Cook that David participated in will be repeated on BBC Two on Friday 20th April at 16:35pm.
09/04/2007, 17:36pm BST
The Shakespeare Code Who Crew Reviews
The Who Crew Review of The Shakespeare Code is now in. Read it here.
Daleks In Manhattan Press Release
The BBC Press Office have issued the following press release for Daleks In Manhattan:

It's Thirties New York and, in the midst of the Depression, people are disappearing off the streets, as Russell T Davies's Doctor Who continues. Savage Pig Men hide in the sewers and, at the very top of the Empire State Building, the Doctor's oldest enemies are at work, preparing their most audacious plan yet.

David Tennant stars as the Doctor and Freema Agyeman plays his new companion, Martha Jones. Miranda Raison and Ryan Carnes guest star.

This episode is scheduled to start at the earlier time of 18:50pm on Saturday 21st April. 

Gridlock Preview

The BBC have posted an official preview of Gridlock on YouTube. Click here to view it.

08/04/2007, 18:00pm BST
The Shakespeare Code
The new series of Doctor Who continued with the truly fantastic The Shakespeare Code last night!
We will be adding updates to The Shakespeare Code Section throughout the day so check back for those.
We already have lots of stuff in there and have just added screen caps so go and have a browse at those and test your knowledge in our quiz!
The Shakespeare Code
Doctor Who Confidential
The Shakespeare Code section now has the first batch of Who Crew reviews up and you can also rate the episode for yourself!
Overnight Ratings
The overnight ratings for The Shakespare Code are in and reveal that it easily won it's time slot with 6.8m viewers.
Gridlock Transmission Details
The next episode of Doctor Who, Gridlock, will be shown at a slightly later time next Saturday due to a televised football match.
Ardal O'Hanlon guests in the adventure in which Martha takes her first trip to the future when the Doctor whisks her to New New York.
When they learn it's in the deadly grip of a group called the Pharmacists, it looks as if Martha's medical training could come in handy, especially when they run the gauntlet of the Motorway - a sinister road they must cross to unlock some terrible secrets.
07/04/2007, 09:19am BST
Hubble Bubble The Doctor and Martha Could Be In Trouble
The Doctor and Martha travel back in time to meet William Shakespeare...
It's Martha's first trip in the TARDIS and the Doctor certainly doesn't do things by halves, he whisks her back in time to London in 1599 to see the famous bard at the then, newly built, Globe Theatre!
Strange things are happening though and it's up to the Doctor and Martha to stop three sinister witches with an evil plan!
And Freema Agyeman reckons it's one of the scariest episodes yet...
"This is one of the scariest episodes of the whole series with lots of hiding-behind-the-sofa moments. It was great to film in the Globe, it really did feel as if we had travelled back in time."
The adventure kicks off on BBC One at 7pm!
And you can go behind the scenes and see how Elizabethan England was recreated with Doctor Who Confidential on BBC Three at 7.45pm!

Live Chat

Don't forget that we will be having our usual after episode live chat on the forum.
It will start directly after Doctor Who Confidential finshes on BBC Three at 8:20pm and will give you the chance to chat about the show with other fans.
Totally Doctor Who
This week's Totally Doctor Who has been postponed because of the Easter holidays. You can see the second part of The Infinite Quest and David will be popping into the studio for a chat.
See him on Friday 13th April at 5pm on BBC One. Check the diary for repeats.
05/04/2007, 20:34pm BST
April Fanzine Online
The April edition of the fanzine is now online. Thank you to all who sent in pieces for it. See it here.
David Wins Best TV Actor In SFX Awards
David and Doctor Who fared very well in SFX Magazine's Annual Reader Awards.
David was voted Best TV Actor, Doctor Who won Best TV Show, with Best TV Episode gong to The Girl In The Fireplace. 
Billie Piper won Best TV Actress, John Barrowman was named Sexiest Man and Russell T Davies was entered into the Hall Of Fame!

04/04/2007, 11:00am BST
David In Attitude
There is a new photoshoot and interview with David featured in the latest issue of Attitude magazine. It's on sale now!
BBC Website Update
The fantastic BBC Doctor Who Site has got a new look for Saturday's episode The Shakespeare Code. Visit it now to play games and download super video podcasts!
New Zealand Buy Series 3 Of Doctor Who
Prime TV have bought the latest series of Doctor Who starring David as the Doctor and Freema Agyeman as his new time travelling companion. The run will start with The Runaway Bride.
Smith and Jones Repeat
If any of you missed the beginning of the new series of Doctor Who, Smith and Jones will be repeated on BBC Three on Friday at 21:00pm it will be followed by a cut down version of Doctor Who Confidential.
Who Wants To Be A Bond Baddie
David say's that he would like to play the part of a villain in a James Bond movie...
"I’d like to be a Bond baddie. They always have some disability don’t they? I could have one leg and be stroking a chicken saying ‘I’ve infected the world with bird flu!’"
But he has ruled out replacing 007...
"I think that job’s taken for a while – mind you I said that about Doctor Who before the offer came in. I’d be flattered to be considered for it, but I can’t really see it happening."
03/04/2007, 19:33pm BST
David To Star In New BBC Comedy, Learners
David Tennant is to star in Learners, a BBC Films production for BBC One, which is written by, and will also star Jessica Hynes (nee Stevenson).
This warm, bitter–sweet comedy drama, follows the trials and tribulations of a group of learner drivers.
Bev (Jessica Hynes, Spaced) is a downtrodden wife who's failed her driving test eight times. She's desperate to pass yet frustrated at her husband Ian's (Shaun Dingwall, Doctor Who) impatient approach when teaching her to drive.
When Bev meets glamorous driving school owner Fiona (Sarah Hadland, Confetti), she's determined to succeed, along with a group of other learner drivers.
Chris (David Tennant, Doctor Who), a devout Christian with the patience of a saint, is assigned as her instructor and it's not long before Bev develops a crush on him. However, Chris has feelings for Fiona, but she's having an affair with a married man Gerry, who works with Bev.
Jessica comments: "It took me ten years to pass my test – this year I finally did it so I could do the film! I had a great instructor, he taught me to take my time and relax, when I passed I cried with joy!"
Producer Ruth Caleb, Director Francesca Joseph, Jessica Hynes, Shaun Dingwall and Executive Producer David Thompson are reunited on Learners following their collaboration on Tomorrow La Scala, which scooped the award for best drama at the 2003 Indie Awards.
Jessica also received RTS, Bafta and Lawrence Olivier Award nominations for Best Actress.
Learners will start filming in April 2007 on location in Hertfordshire and will transmit later this year.
The Executive Producer is David Thompson, the Producers are Ruth Caleb (Born Equal, Bullet Boy) and Luke Alkin (Dirty War, The Allotment), and the Director is Francesca Joseph (Tomorrow La Scala!, Four Last Songs). Learners was commissioned by Jane Tranter, Controller, BBC Fiction for BBC One.

David Nominated For Cymru BAFTA

Doctor Who and its spin-off series Torchwood will go head-to-head at this year's BAFTA Cymru awards.
The BBC Wales dramas, both written by Swansea writer Russell T Davies, have a total of 21 nominations between them - 13 for Doctor Who and eight for Torchwood.
The two series are in direct competition to win best drama series along with another BBC Wales programme, Belonging.
And David Tennant will be up against John Barrowman, Torchwood's Captain Jack, for the best actor gong while former Doctor Who star Billie Piper and Torchwood's Eve Myles are both in the running for the best actress award. 
The winners will be announced during a ceremony at Cardiff International Arena on April 28. 

David Script Raises Money For Hospice

A script from Doctor Who, signed by David and his former co star Billie Piper, sold for 5,000 at an auction for the ACCORD hospice in Paisley.

02/04/2007, 19:03pm BST
David In GQ's Best Dressed List
Men's style bible GQ has published its annual list of stylish celebrities and David is included alongside the likes of Daniel Craig, Jude Law and Pete Doherty. The full list will be in the May edition of GQ out on Thursday.
Doctor Who Update
We have added the remainder of the Who Crew reviews to the Smith and Jones section and we now have a section for The Shakespeare Code to get you even more excited about the next episode!
On DVD: Doctor Who Series 3 Vol 1
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The first of the Series 3 'vanilla' DVDs will be released on Monday 21st May 2007. It includes the first three episodes, Smith and Jones, The Shakespeare Code and Gridlock.
Photo Credit to the fabulous Kasterborous who incidently you should point your browsers towards to listen to their first ever and highly entertaining PodKast.
Doctor Who Magazine
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Doesn't it seem like an unbearable wait until Episode 2 of the new series on Saturday? So help fill the gap with the new issue of Doctor Who Magazine!

This issue, DWM goes behind the scenes on Smith and Jones, and learns The Freema Agyeman Mnemonic System For Remembering All Ten Doctors. There's more on the making of Episode 1 in an exclusive fact-pact 11-page feature, featuring brand new photographs, fascinating interviews and intriguing design drawings.

Plus, also this issue, Martha Jones makes her comic strip debut in the first part of The Woman Who Sold the World; writer Chris Chibnall reveals a few secrets about his new episode, the enigmatically-titled 42; Jackie actress Camille Coduri is grilled by the terrors of the TARDIS tin; The Fact of Fiction looks back at 1972's The Curse of Peladon; and there are all-new Exclusive previews of new episodes The Shakespeare Code, Gridlock, Daleks in Manhattan and Evolution of the Daleks!

Meanwhile, Russell T Davies finds himself talks celebrities in Production Notes; the new DVD release of Survival is previewed; Sorvad returns to host a very strange edition of Matrix Data Bank; there's a look at the three new Doctor Who novels from BBC Books; the Time Team watch Terminus and Enlightenment; plus all the latest news, views and merchandise reviews.

Make sure you grab your copy - it's the perfect medicine for your Doctor Who withdrawal symptoms! DWM 381 is on sale from Thursday 5 April.

01/04/2007, 16:30pm BST
Fear Not Scottish Fans!
All our Scottish visitors can now breathe a collective sigh of relief as The Doctor Who Weakest Link Special will be shown on BBC Scotland at 18:10pm on Sunday 8th April 2007.
Smith and Jones
Wow! What a fantastic start to the new series of Doctor Who! Smith and Jones was brilliant and we know that Saturdays have just got a whole lot more exciting!
We will be adding updates to the Smith and Jones section throughout the day so check back for those.
We already have lots of stuff in there and have just added screen caps so go and have a browse.
Smith and Jones
Doctor Who Confidential
The first batch of Who Crew reviews are up, more will be added later.
If you want your say on the episode you can do so on our forum or you can rate it in the Smith and Jones section.
If you fancy testing your knowledge why not try our Smith and Jones quiz and find out if you could make the grade as a companion.
Smith and Jones Ratings
Overnight figures show that Smith and Jones was watched by 8.2 million viewers making it the most watched programme of the day.