Into The Dalek
Review by Eddie McGuigan
CONTAINS MILD SPOILERS
A Doctor isn’t a Doctor until he’s met his most dreaded adversaries, and Steven Moffat always throws a new Doctor at them pretty early on.
Series 8 is no exception as before the coffee is even cold the Twelfth Doctor comes face to face with the Daleks. (more…)
After this last weekend, we’re certainly no strangers to the Ice Bucket Challenge here at Outpost Skaro, with many of your favourite (or least favourite) mods still trying to warm up again.
However having seen Matt Smith complete the challenge, we just had to share the video :-)
It would now seem like the ball is in Karen Gillan’s court, having also been challenged by Neil Gaiman and accepted
The BBC has today announced Doctor Who Extra – a brand-new series, exclusively on BBC iPlayer. Doctor Who Extra is much more than a ‘making of’ show, as we follow Peter Capaldi every step of the way throughout the creation of his first season as the Doctor.
Read more here!
In a bumper-sized 100-page issue, DWM catches up on set with the PETER CAPALDI – the new Doctor Who.
Doctor Who Magazine asked Peter how he has gone about making the part of the Doctor his own…
“Well,” says Peter, “you begin with yourself. You begin with those elements of yourself that you feel would be at home in the role. There’s an old actors’ adage that you don’t become the role, the role becomes you. It’s trying to find those parts of you that will fit with the Doctor, and understand those bits that don’t come so naturally to you, that you have to fabricate. I kept looking for people in my life who I thought had elements of the Doctor about them, and were inspirational in some ways. I composed a list of those…” (more…)
London, 7th August 2014. It was a gloriously sunny early evening as I approached along the riverside, with a twinge of nostalgia seeing the long tables selling books outside instantly taking me back the best part of a couple of decades. Had there been something called My Wibbly Wobbly Booky Wooky it may have been especially appropriate, but they seemed to have the wrong franchise there instead…
More interesting was my target, which I remembered as the National Film Theatre but since renamed the BFI Southbank. (more…)
BBC Worldwide today announces that several of its fan events taking place around the world as part of the Doctor Who global tour will be streamed live on its Doctor Who YouTube channel so that fans can participate wherever they are.
The BBC are touring series 8 worldwide!
The Who team has gone all out with Deep Breath, with world tour, cinema release (in Scope aka 2.35:1 ratio no less) and dedicated DVD/BluRay release. But is Peter Capaldi’s first episode worth a gasp or a sigh? (more…)
Every so often here on Outpost Skaro, we like to look beyond the worlds of Doctor Who, when something interesting catches our eye.
Being a fan of Star Trek, and having followed various fan productions (such as Phase 2, Exeter and Continues) for a while, one project that caught my attention was Star Trek Axanar.
Looking at the Four Years War with the Klingon Empire, the planned feature film will fill in a major part of the Star Trek backstory, informing the antagonistic stance between the Federation and Klingons that comes up first in Errand of Mercy, as well as featuring Garth of Izar from the episode “Whom Gods Destroy”, a character that was held up as one of Starfleet’s greatest Captains and a childhood hero of James T Kirk himself. (more…)
Mentioned recently in the Outpost Skaro Podcast
interview, Simon Fisher-Becker is bringing his one-man show, My Dalek Has a Puncture to the Lost Theatre in Stockwell this Sunday. Don’t miss out!
“A LIGHT HEARTED EVENING WITH A NATURAL RACONTEUR MOVING FROM ONE HILARIOUS ANECDOTE TO ANOTHER. HIGHLIGHTING THE PITFALLS AND SILVER LININGS IN THE CRAZY WORLD OF AN ACTOR.”
Date: 3rd August 2014
On the door: £10 Full
Online / Phone Booking: £11.25 (incl. £1.25 fees)
Box Office: 0844 847 1680
Weather you see it on TV or the cinema we’re sure you’re all excited about the first Peter Capaldi 12th Doctor Episode: Deep Breath. Here are some new photo’s to keep you going until the 23rd ( or sooner for the lucky ones seeing it as part of the tour).
Hmm. Chat it or twat it? How will the new doctor act?