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Doctor Who: Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole to leave companion roles

Doctor Who: Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole to leave companion roles

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‘Doctor Who’ special to air on New Year’s Day

‘Doctor Who’ special to air on New Year’s Day

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Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The Doctor Who special, Revolution of the Daleks, got a premiere date and trailer on Sunday. The episode is set to air on the BBC and BBC America on Jan. 1. Advertisement The networks previously announced that Doctor Who and Torchwood alum John Barrowman would reprise his role of the immortal soace-traveler Capt. Jack Harkness in the holiday adventure. He can be seen in Sunday's minute-long preview, which is now on YouTube. Other guest stars for the episode include Chris Noth, Harriet Walter and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. "We've crammed this year's Doctor Who special with an explosion of extraordinary acting talent. Where else would you get British acting royalty, a globally renowned US screen star, an (inter)national treasure of stage and screen and one of Britain's hottes...
‘Doctor Who’ Season 13 begins filming under strict COVID-19 safety measures

‘Doctor Who’ Season 13 begins filming under strict COVID-19 safety measures

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Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The producers of long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who announced filming has commenced on the 13th season of the show's 2005 revival. BBC America, which airs Doctor Who in the United States, said Jodie Whittaker is returning as the 13th incarnation of the Doctor for Season 13, which is being filmed "under strict industry and U.K. government guidelines to ensure the safety of all cast and crew." Advertisement "In this strangest of years, the Doctor Who production team have worked wonders to get the show back into production," showrunner Chris Chibnall said. "We're thrilled to be back making the show." Chibnall said the extra time required to follow the COVID-19 safety protocols led to the decision to do an eight-episode season instead of the usual 11 episodes. "But...
The Latest: Okla. doctor group renews call for mask mandate

The Latest: Okla. doctor group renews call for mask mandate

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MILAN -- OKLAHOMA CITY — The president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association is renewing the group’s call for a statewide mask mandate as the number of people hospitalized due to the coronavirus has reached record levels.Association President George Monks says in a tweet that cities in Oklahoma that have adopted mask ordinances have seen lower rates of infection. He says that “we need face mask mandates to protect more of our Oklahoma citizens.”The association has been calling for a statewide mask mandate since the summer, but Gov. Kevin Stitt has repeatedly said he has no plans to do so, citing concerns about how such a mandate would be enforced.———HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:— Confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide top 40 million but experts say that'...
Fancy battling a Dalek? Immersive Doctor Who theatre show announced

Fancy battling a Dalek? Immersive Doctor Who theatre show announced

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Doctor Who fans, get to the Tardis - for transportation to an ambitious immersive theatre experience set to launch next year.Featuring Daleks, Cybermen and Time Lords, Doctor Who: Time Fracture goes back to 1940 during the Blitz, with a mysterious weapon destroying a small corner of London's Mayfair and opening a rift in space and time. The immersive element means the audience members become participants in the experience, rather than just spectators. And with Earth as we know it at stake, this could be your chance to be the hero. Image: Fancy taking on a Dalek or two? Enlisted by the Unified Intelligence Task Force (Unit), those involved will apparently visit "impossible places, confronting menacing monsters and ancient aliens along ...