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Peter Capaldi made shock appearance in Doctor Who special

November 24th, 2013 10:20am EST
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Peter Capaldi made a surprise appearance in the 'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary special.
The 55-year-old actor is taking over the role of the Time Lord from current Doctor Matt Smith in this year's Christmas special but he made a brief cameo at the end of 'The Day of the Doctor', which aired last night (11.22.13).
Peter's eyes flashed on screen inside his TARDIS as his Doctor and all the previous incarnations of the Time Lord worked together to save their home planet of Gallifrey from a massive attack by the Daleks during the Time War.
His was not the only surprise cameo as Tom Baker - who pl...

Elisabeth Sladen, 'Doctor Who's' Sarah Jane Smith, Dies at 63

April 20th, 2011 8:47am EDT
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Elisabeth Sladen, who played one of the most popular Doctor Who companions in the franchise's history, has died. She was 63.

"It is with much sadness that we can announce Elisabeth Sladen, the much-loved actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who and CBBC's The Sarah Jane Adventures, passed away this morning," a BBC spokesman said Tuesday.

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'Doctor Who' Costume Sells For 12 Times More Than Expected

March 6th, 2007 10:30pm EST
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An outfit worn by Doctor Who star Tom Baker on the legendary sci-fi show has been bought for $48,000 at auction, 12 times what organizers expected it to fetch.

The 73-year-old's trademark brown tweed trousers, burgundy coat and striped scarf were sold at Bonhams auction house in London earlier today.

Baker starred as Doctor Who in 173 episodes of the BBC TV drama between 1974 and 1981.

Also auctioned was a pair of Batman and Robin costumes once worn in a festive episode of long-running British TV comedy Only Fool And Horses.

(This news article provided by World Entertain...

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