Doctor Who

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‘What next, Del Girl Trotter’: has genderswap TV gone too far?
After Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes, Rumpole of the Bailey is the latest character to switch from male to female. However, for many series such a flip seems inconceivable

Mark Lawson

26, Jul, 2021 @1:46 PM

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Exterminate! Exterminate! Why it’s time for Doctor Who to die
After 16 years, the BBC’s flagship sci-fi show is tired and suffering. It should go away to save itself

Martin Belam

20, Jul, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Doctor Who: Olly Alexander tipped to be new lead
Pop singer and actor who stole show at Brit awards would be first out gay Time Lord – if rumours are true

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

27, Jun, 2021 @1:40 PM

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Loki episode three recap: is this just Doctor Who ... with a big budget?
This Whovian episode had flirty chat, a moon about to explode and tech on the blink. Does anyone have a charger a variant can borrow?

Andy Welch

23, Jun, 2021 @10:20 AM

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From Riz Ahmed to Michaela Coel: who should be the next Doctor Who?
Jodie Whittaker’s departure from the BBC role has been heavily rumoured – but who should be next in the Tardis? Here are 14 faces we’d love to play the 14th Doctor

Martin Belam

22, Jun, 2021 @3:25 PM

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture review – a close encounter with cosmic anarchy
This immersive show makes up for its disarray with the visceral thrill of moving among familiar and stunningly realised aliens

Kate Wyver

17, Jun, 2021 @9:48 AM

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Ben Roberts obituary
Stage and screen actor admired for his gruff, world-weary portrayal of Chief Inspector Derek Conway in The Bill

Anthony Hayward

15, Jun, 2021 @3:34 PM

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Damaris Hayman obituary
Actor who often played boisterous games mistresses, discreet secretaries and jolly passers-by

Toby Hadoke

14, Jun, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Roy Scammell obituary
Film and television stuntman whose work ranged from James Bond movies to The Great Escape

Toby Hadoke

28, May, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Billie Piper: From vulnerable teen pop star to director of an ‘anti-romcom’
The characters she plays do not match her own life, the actress insists, but it’s hard not to see parallels with her own journey

Andrew Anthony

22, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes review – playful paean to a musical pioneer
Experimental and inventive, Caroline Catz’s film paints a fond, intimate and arty portrait of the influential electronic musician

Rebecca Nicholson

16, May, 2021 @9:30 PM

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TV tonight: the story of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire
A new documentary profiles the BBC Radiophonic Workshop employee and creator of the Doctor Who theme. Plus: 50 Years of Mr Men with Matt Lucas. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Damon Wise

16, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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