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2008-07-09 18:00:22

DOCTOR Who star David Tennant was left wishing he could really travel back in time after an embarrassing tape of an early audition turned up. The 15-year-old tape shows Tennant, from Bathgate, auditioning for a part in BBC comedy drama Takin' Over The Asylum, wearing a baggy purple sweater and sporting swept-back hair. Despite his embarrassment, Tennant agreed to allow the footage to be used on a new DVD of the series. (c) 2008 Evening News; Edinburgh (UK). Provided by ProQuest...

2008-07-08 00:00:17

Doctor Who may think he's beaten the Daleks but he hasn't got them all licked, as design and textile students from New College in Ponfefract demonstrate with a creation that even the Timelord's arch enemy Davros would be proud of. The students used more than 110lb of liquorice to produce Daliq - a sweet incarnation of the sci-fi baddie - to promote the town's annual liquorice festival. They spent a month working with design technician Steve Jefferies and textiles tutor Amanda Bird to...

2008-07-08 00:00:17

Nearly 10m people crept out from behind the sofa to find out whether David Tennant would survive the series finale of Doctor Who. At its peak, 9.8m people - an impressive 47 per cent of the total TV audience - tuned in to see the Time Lord defeat the Daleks on Saturday night, according to BBC figures. The average viewing figure of 9.4m is 300,000 more than watched the first episode of the series in April. The figures for Doctor Who followed days of intense speculation over Tennant's...

2008-07-07 03:00:18

NEARLY 10million people tuned in to find out whether David Tennant would survive the series finale of Doctor Who. At its peak, 9.8million people - 47 per cent of Saturday's total TV audience - tuned in to see the Time Lord defeat the Daleks, according to BBC figures. The average viewing figure of 9.4million is 300,000 more than watched the first episode of the series in April. But Tennant's long-term future as the Doctor remains uncertain. The Scot will star in a Doctor Who Christmas...

2008-07-06 18:00:21

MILLIONS of TV viewers were last night asking - Doctor Who? The identity of the Timelord for the next outing of the popular BBC sci-fi show was up in the air at the series finale. A trailer for the Christmas 2008 return showed both current Doctor David Tennant and the bookies' favourite to replace him, David Morrissey. Earlier yesterday, bookies were kept on their toes after punters overwhelmingly backed Morrissey to succeed Tennant. William Hill cut the price six times in the...

2008-07-06 15:00:19

Actor David Tennant appears to be retaining the title role in Doctor Who, the storyline of the British TV series' season finale portends. While there had been speculation Tennant was preparing to leave the science fiction series, his character survived Saturday's finale and all indications were he would be returning next season, The Sunday Telegraph reported. The British newspaper said in previous season finales, the actor playing Doctor Who typically exits the show after his character...

2008-07-05 18:00:15

The last week has probably just been a nervous blur of excitement for fans of Wales' own ultimate sci-fi show, and the build-up towards tonight's showdown with the Daleks has been truly world- class. The Doctor is helpless, and even the Tardis faces destruction. The only hope lies with the Doctor's secret army of companions, but as they join forces to battle Davros, the prophecy declares that one of them will die. Expect tears and heartache among the extraordinary action in an episode that...

2008-07-04 00:00:17

LIFE On Mars's Gene Hunt was yesterday named the nation's favourite TV hero. The non-PC policeman in the 1970s-style BBC series topped a poll to find our favourites. And actor Philip Glenister's co-star in the show, John Simm, was named top TV villain for his role as Doctor Who's nemesis The Master. Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer in 24 and David Tennant as Doctor Who completed the top three of the nation's best loved TV heroes. Simm saw off James Gandolfini's mob boss Tony Soprano...

2007-10-21 09:00:21

By Jeanne Huff, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Oct. 21--It sounds like the lineup on Nick at Night, the TV show reruns from the 1960s meant to lure the baby boomer audience: "Star Trek,""The Outer Limits,""Twilight Zone,""Lost in Space." It's a bit of a head-shaker, then, when you find out these are some of Lance Meenach's favorite television shows. Meenach, of Boise, is 21, much younger than the boomers, even younger than Gen X. He's an echo boomer, a millennial from Gen Y, the Internet...


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  • To talk saucily.
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