Doctor Who

The Gnomes of Death

Matthew Holness and Stuart Silver are reunited in forthcoming comic audio drama The Gnomes of Death – the latest instalment in cult series The Scarifyers. The story is the latest production from Bafflegab Productions, who, you may recall, recently bagged Diane Morgan to appear [...]

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Look Who’s Back! Doctor Who returns for Series 10

The longest running science-fiction series in history returns next weekend, and you’d have to be living under a rock to not know that Matt Lucas is appearing in ten episodes across the twelve-part series. Series Ten, or if you prefer, Season Thirty-Six, once again stars the inimitable Peter [...]

April 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Case of Identity: TVO meets Sherlock

WARNING: This post contains spoilers for Season 4 of Sherlock and references to episodes in previous series. It’s one of the biggest shows in television and as secretive as its stars are lucrative, so it was a pleasant surprise even to TVO that Katy Wix appeared in the latest episode of [...]

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2016

The festive season is upon us and there’s plenty to keep you entertained on the tellybox. Here’s our roundup of this year’s most essential Christmas viewing. Drunk History Wednesday 21st December at 10pm, Comedy Central UK Rick Edwards tells the story of the World War I Christmas [...]

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Morgan gets possessed in Baker’s End

Diane Morgan has joined the cast of a new edition of Baker’s End – a comedic audio-drama loosely spun off from Doctor Who. Written by acclaimed novelist Paul Magrs, who has previously written a number of official Doctor Who audio-plays and books, Baker’s End is a vehicle [...]

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Yvonne more for Oberman

Tracy Ann Oberman has once again revived her Doctor Who character Yvonne Hartman in the latest Torchwood audio play from Big Finish. The Torchwood Archive is a special feature-length story celebrating the tenth anniversary of the spin-off series, and reunites most of the show’s original [...]

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Matt Lucas returns to Doctor Who this Christmas

Matt Lucas‘ return to Doctor Who will happen sooner than expected, with confirmation that he is to appear in this year’s Christmas special to be found in the new edition of Doctor Who Magazine. Lucas played bumbly alien Nardole for the first time in the 2015 Christmas special, The [...]

September 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nardole Returns

The BBC has announced that Matt Lucas will be appearing in Series 10 of Doctor Who, reprising his role as Nardole from the 2015 special The Husbands of River Song. Filming on the tenth series of the show (and its 36th overall since 1963), will begin next week in Cardiff, and will see Peter [...]

June 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Crafty Baftas

Sharon Horgan and Laurie Rose were amongst the winners at this weekend’s BAFTA TV Craft awards. Horgan won the award for ‘Writer – Comedy’ alongside her regular collaborator Rob Delaney for their work on the magnificent Catastrophe, for which the awards – quite [...]

April 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Christmas Onions 2015

TVO has rounded up this year’s essential festive viewing, and summarised it on our homepage for the season. But here for posterity, and those of you bookmark and come straight here, is that round-up. The following selection of new shows on your tellybox this Yuletide [...]

December 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

You And Who Else

A new book about British fantasy television is raising money for AIDS research, and TVO is a part of it. You And Who Else is a unique history of sixty years of British fantasy television, and a definitive record of its place in our lives – as told by the people who saw it: the viewers. [...]

November 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nardole and Hydroflax

Matt Lucas will be appearing in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special, it has been revealed today. The comedian will join Peter Capaldi as The Doctor and Alex Kingston as River Song in the extended episode, which is traditionally broadcast on Christmas Day in the UK and US, and then [...]

November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

BBC Store now open!

The BBC has unveiled the long awaited BBC Store: a new digital service that makes it easy for audiences to buy, enjoy and keep their favourite BBC programmes. And the best news of all is that it’s officially open right now! A large collection of titles across genres are available at launch, [...]

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Peer at Prentis

The BBC have released a series of images of Paul Kaye as the ghostly Prentis in this weekend’s forthcoming two-part Doctor Who adventure. Keen-eyed viewers will have spotted an alien figure who looked a little like Kaye across the series trailers, but with only fleeting glimpses and heavy [...]

September 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Who’s Who of when TVO Meets Doctor Who

This weekend sees the launch of the latest series of Doctor Who – the ninth since its return in 2005, and the thirty-fifth overall since 1963. Led once more by Peter Capaldi as The Doctor, with Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald and the sublime Michelle Gomez (Psychobitches) as Missy, this [...]

September 19, 2015 // 3 Comments

Tracy Ann Oberman returns to the Whoniverse

Tracy Ann Oberman is to front a brand new audio play based on Doctor Who spin-off show Torchwood. Back in 2006, Oberman guest-starred in the two-part Doctor Who television story, Army of Ghosts / Doomsday as Yvonne Hartman: head of Torchwood One slap bang in the middle of Canary Wharf as [...]

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Reece Shearsmith Meets The Doctor

As those of you who follow our Twitter feed will no doubt be aware, last week saw the announcement that Reece Shearsmith will be making a guest appearance in Doctor Who this Autumn. The former League of Gentlemen star will appear in an episode penned by fellow Gent, Mark Gatiss [...]

August 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Look Who’s Back!

The first trailer for Doctor Who‘s ninth series has been released, alongside the series launch date of 19th September 2015. The 12-part run will once again star Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It) as the time-travelling, two-hearted mad man in a box, and Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara [...]

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Front-ios! Rebecca Front joins Doctor Who Series Nine

Rebecca Front is to appear in the ninth series of Doctor Who. The actress and comedy legend is reunited with her former co-star in The Thick of It, Peter Capaldi, and her Death to Pemberley screen daughter, Jenna Coleman. Details of her exact appearance are a closely guarded secret at [...]

June 6, 2015 // 0 Comments