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20th April 2006

Viewing figures

According to figures posted on the Digital Spy and Roobarb forums New Earth was watched by an average of 8 million viewers last night. - 38.6% of the available audience.

ITV's showing of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets repeated last year's tradition of performing badly against the show attracting an average of 5 million viewers.

By audience share and number of viewers the opening episode of the new series was the most watched programme of the day.

The ratings win has now been reported by BBC Entertainment News which quotes a BBC spokesman as saying the corporation is "thrilled" at the result.


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18th April 2006

David Tennant in a new BBC Drama

MediaGuardian.co.uk report that David Tennant is to film a 90-minute BBC1 drama in which he plays the victim of a car crash who suffers a debilitating brain injury.

Tennant is to begin filming the BBC1 drama Recovery next month, playing Alan, a self-made building site manager who attempts to rebuild his life after his car accident.



18th April 2006

Doctor Who Adventures Magazine - Issue #2
BBC Magazines Trade Release
Issue no: Issue #2
Release Date: Wednesday 19th April 2006
Pricing: UK 1.99

In this thrilling second issue we take a sneaky look at two new episodes, there's a fascinating fact file about the Doctor's best friend Rose, an exciting comic strip. the second part of our win a Dalek comp, and a look at New Earth.
There are posters, puzzles and loads to win and you can find out about the Slitheen and make a Empty Child mask, too!
The issue comes with two fantastic free gifts - a Slitheen Gas Exhchange (an alien whoopee cushion!) and set of holographic stickers. And it's out now.
DWA #2 goes on sale at newsagents from Wednesday 19th April priced 1.99.

11th April 2006

New Magazine - 'Battles in Time'

A new Doctor Who Magazine "Battles in Time" is being published by GE Fabbri Ltd - a 52-issue publication released fortnightly: In every issue you’ll come face to face with the scariest monsters, take your card battles to the next level and test your wits with fantastic games and puzzles. CLICK HERE to find out more.

2005 Series nominated for a BAFTA
from the official website

2005 series nominated for TV's top honour.

The 2005 series of Doctor Who, starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper, has been nominated for Best Drama Series in British Television's most prestigious awards, the BAFTAs (British Academy of Film and Television Arts).

Doctor Who faces stiff competition from three other critically acclaimed programmes - BBC Two's graphic medical drama Bodies, Channel 4's outrageous comedy-drama Shameless, and BBC One's slick spy show Spooks.

Doctor Who is also nominated in several other categories:

The Pioneer Audience Award for Best Programme of 2005
Best Writer - Russell T Davies
Best Director - Joe Ahearne
Break-through Talent - Edward Thomas (Production Design)
New Media Developer - Jo Pearce, Andrew Whitehouse (Attack of the Graske)

The awards will be presented on Sunday 7 May (for the main prizes) and Friday 19 May (for the behind-the-scenes awards)


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