A quick catch-up of Doctor Who related news and developments from the past few days.
The official BBC site site has made an extract of the new theme, as used on the closing credits of The Christmas Invasion, available for download.
The Stage includes the show in their TV Review of the Year. The article describes the revival as “inventive, intelligent, amusing and very very scary”. On a flatter note it claims Christopher Eccleston looked “decidedly uncomfortable in the role, playing it demented rather than eccentric”.
icWales carries an interview with Doctor Who Magazine artist Mike Collins who discusses how the change in lead actor affected him.
The Daily Record and The Mirror report on Christopher Eccleston’s return to the stage as Christopher Marlowe in ‘The School Of The Night’. Elsewhere in The Mirror the 3am girls pad out their usual gossip with a mention of Billie Piper’s parka jacket!
waveguide.co.uk reports on John Barrowman’s plans to enter into a Civil Partnership with his long-term partner and also mentions that his BBC One series ‘The Sound of the Musicals’ starts on January 14.
RTE.ie reports that John will be appearing on ITV’s new skating reality show ‘Dancing on Ice’.
The Manchester Evening News reports that Derek Acorah, known for his medium skills in TV’s ‘Most Haunted’, has apparently landed himself a part in the new series.