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Tuesday, 28 September 2010
"In the first two-part adventure, The Nightmare Man, Sarah Jane's adopted son, Luke, faces life-changing events and Bannerman Road will never be the same again when he has his first nightmare and is haunted by a dark figure from his dreams. A strange entity is reaching out to our world, with terrible consequences for the whole human race.”
"With Luke, Clyde and Rani trapped in a bizarre dreamscape, Sarah Jane must fight alone in the concluding part of the first story in the fourth series of The Sarah Jane Adventures. As the Nightmare Man grows stronger, only K9 might hold the key, but can Luke summon the courage to face his adult life before the whole world becomes trapped in an endless nightmare?”
While these promotional photos feature the gang covered in exploded Slitheen and a Slitheen bomb.
The Sarah Jane Adventures’ fourth series premieres with Part One of ‘The Nightmare Man’ on Monday 11th October, while Part Two follows the day after on Tuesday 12th.
> SJA Official Site
> BBC Press Office
What do you think? Are you looking forward to ‘The Nightmare Man’?
Monday, 27 September 2010
Silva Screen, the music record company behind every one of Doctor Who and Torchwood’s soundtracks to date, have finally unveiled the cover of the upcoming Doctor Who: Series Five Original Television Soundtrack, composed by Murray Gold, conducted by Ben Foster and played by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Also, though this has not been officially confirmed yet, Murray Gold has said recently via his Twitter account that he is seriously thinking about stretching this Series 5 soundtrack across two discs like the 2009 Specials soundtrack.
Doctor Who: Series Five Original Television Soundtrack is due for release on 8th November 2010 for £11.99.
Saturday, 25 September 2010
> SJA Official Site
What do you think of this trailer? Are you excited about Series 4 of SJA?
As you probably remember, The Sun newspaper (pah!) put out a story that a so-called “insider” has confirmed to them that Amy Pond will die in the gripping finale climax to Series 6 of Doctor Who. Well, now Matt Smith has debunked the rumours with his declaration that he will not let Amy Pond die…
"She can't die. Amy Pond can't die. No way, I'd be sad. I'd miss Karen." He continued to add, "I just think for this particular Doctor - his bond with Amy - I think there's a lot more mileage in it yet. I think there's a long way to go. So I can't see it happening any time soon. Don't worry, I won't let it happen. I'll save her. I'll save the day!"
Series 6 is due to begin in Spring 2011 at Easter with a 7-episode run, as part of the famous series split, with the 6-episode Series 7 airing in Autumn 2011.
What are your thoughts on this? Are you happy Matt has debunked this rumour?
Friday, 24 September 2010
Matt Smith has spoken to SFX Magazine about his much-anticipated and much-awaited appearance in The Sarah Jane Adventures and revealed a few titbits of information on his two-part story ‘Death of the Doctor’:
“There are rumours of the Doctor’s demise, which obviously cause Sarah Jane a great deal of concern and an understandable need to try to help by rushing to his side. Even if it may be a trap…”
He added, “It’s drama on a grand scale, with some tense scenes inside a secret base beneath Mount Snowdon. We see the involvement of a formidable set of Vulture aliens, the Shansheeth. They are known as galactic coffin bearers, so make of their presence what you will!”
Matt continued to explain his reaction towards working with previous Doctor Who companions Liz Sladen and Katy Manning, “I did feel I was in the presence of Doctor Who royalty! Both their characters go back a long way and occasionally I’d be reminded of the show’s long and glorious past. There’s a scene where Sarah Jane makes reference to being stuck in a ventilation shaft, as she was during an adventure with a previous incarnation of the Doctor, and my character says, ‘That takes me back or maybe it takes me forward!’
The Sarah Jane Adventures returns to UK screens on CBBC on October 11th.
> SJA Official Website
What do you think? What are your thoughts on Matt’s guest role?
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
The official Doctor Who Magazine Facebook page has been updated with the cover of DWM’s issue #426 and features the ‘Tomb of the Cybermen’ version of a Cyberman while the top banner boasts exclusive news and photos of Series Four of The Sarah Jane Adventures and the chance to win the upcoming Revisitations 1 DVD box set, featuring updated DVDs of ‘The Talons of Weng-Chiang’, ‘Caves of Androzani’, and the 1996 TV Movie.Doctor Who Magazine #426 is released in the UK in W.H.Smith and other good retailers for £4.20.
> Doctor Who Magazine on Facebook
What do you think of this cover? Are you buying this issue?
Wednesday, 8 September 2010
2|entertain - the bods who make all the Doctor Who DVDs for the new series and the classics – have revealed an animated image to show how the special lenticular cover for the Series Five DVD Box Set will look, as you can see below.
Lenticular covers have been made for Doctor Who DVDs before, but never with this kind of 3-D depth. Previously lenticular covers have only been used for the Series 4 box set and The Complete Specials, though each time it was just a 3-D shine-like effect.
The Doctor Who Series Five DVD Box Set is due for release on 8th November 2010 for £69.99.
> Pre-order via Amazon.co.uk
> Pre-order via Play.com
What do you think? What are your thoughts on the 3-D cover?
Saturday, 4 September 2010
CBBC have starting airing their new Autumn trailer to boast this season’s range of CBBC TV shows and they saved the best till last, with a brief preview of the fourth series of The Sarah Jane Adventures at the end of it. In it you can see the Shansheeth (a vulture-looking alien), the Alliance of Shades (like Lord Of The Rings' Ring-Wraiths), and even Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor and the back of Jo Grant's head (Katy Manning) as she hugs Sarah Jane.
Looks like we’re in for a brilliant series once more, and that’s just from the preview!
> CBBC - The Sarah Jane Adventures site
What are your thoughts on this? Are you looking forward to Series 4?