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Doctor Who: The House of Blue Fire CD

You can win a copy of this recent Big Finish CD by answering this question and subscribing to our Twitter feed:

The name of the winner will be announced on the DWAS63 Twitter feed ( so you will need to be following us to be in with a chance to win (see the link on the front page of the website). The competition is open to everyone.

The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe Overnight Ratings

The overnight ratings for the Christmas special are in, and they are very good indeed.

Doctor who was watched by an average of 8.9 million people at the time of broadcast. This made it the third most popular programme of the day beaten only by EastEnders with 9.9 million and Coronation Street that managed a few more with 9.3 million viewers.

Amy and Rory to Leave the TARDIS

It has been announced by the BBC that Karen Gillen and Arthur Darvill will leave Doctor Who during the next series, and that a new companion will be cast. Steven Moffat said during a preview of this year's Christmas special that the story surrounding the departure of the characters would be a 'heartbreaking' one.

Returned Episodes Screening

DWAS has been advised that the BBC intends to hold a one-off public screening of the two recently recovered episodes. When and when we do not yet know but are told that an announcement will be made soon.

Best Christmas Present....

Rumours began circulating today that two missing episodes of Doctor Who had been found and returned to the BBC. This rumour for once, turned out to the true. An official announcement from the BBC is due at about 6pm.

Doctor Who Online is saying the episodes are Galaxy 4 part 3 and The Underwater Menace part 2 but this has not as yet been confirmed.

The Dalek That Time Forgot

If you have yet to see Lee Adams animated series on You Tube you really should take a look. The quality of both pictures and sound is very good and there is a some great re-imagining of the Dalek City on Skaro from 'The Daleks'.

CT 401/2

Celestial Toyroom issue 401/2 is being mailed out now, a bit later than planned -sorry about that. In an attempt to see if we can produce the current CT for a lower price, or get more pages for the same money, this issue has, as a bit of an experiment, been produced using digital/laser printing as opposed to the usual offset litho.

Target reprint Winner

Well done to Thomas Pence who wins the competition. The correct answer was of course Chris Achellios

New Giveaway

To celebrate over 200 followers on our Twitter feed, we have another competition ready, which is open to everyone.

Recently, BBC Books reprinted six Target paperbacks with their original jacket illustrations and new introductions. You can see details at Dr Who Online by clicking here:

The Future for 11

Matt Smith talks about his future in Doctor Who in an interview this weekend. More information here: