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Why the next Doctor Who should be a woman

10 June 2013 10:05 AM, PDT | AfterEllen.com | See recent AfterEllen.com news »

Tags: Doctor WhoDr. WhoFiona ButtonJaime MurrayJoanna LumleyHannah MurrayIMDb

In a recent AfterEllen huddle, we were asked what we would change about television if we could, and I answered that I would give a woman a shot at the titular role of Doctor Who. Well, clearly Matt Smith reads this website because barely a month later he announced his departure from the show, following the upcoming Christmas special. This is kind of sad news, given that the Internet has only just stopped referring to Smith as "the new Doctor," but since the franchise will carry on, so must we. And now that a change in lineup is set to occur, it's time to weigh in on who we'd like to wield the sonic screwdriver.

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Since its inception, 11 actors have helmed the Tardis.  They have been young and old, serious and whimsical, but they have all had a couple of things in common. »

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'Lip Service': BBC Three axes lesbian drama after two series

13 January 2013 3:36 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

BBC Three has cancelled lesbian drama Lip Service, the show's creator has announced. Harriet Braun, also the show's executive producer, revealed that the corporation hasn't yet offered an explanation for the decision. Set in Glasgow, the programme centred around a group of gay women and starred the likes of Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas, Fiona Button and Heather Peace. Lip Service pulled in strong ratings when it launched in 2010, but lost a third of its audience when BBC Three chose to move the show from a late Tuesday night (more) »

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BBC Three axes lesbian drama 'Lip Service' after two series

13 January 2013 3:36 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

BBC Three has cancelled lesbian drama Lip Service, the show's creator has announced. Harriet Braun, also the show's executive producer, revealed that the corporation hasn't yet offered an explanation for the decision. Set in Glasgow, the programme centred around a group of gay women and starred the likes of Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas, Fiona Button and Heather Peace. Lip Service pulled in strong ratings when it launched in 2010, but lost a third of its audience when BBC Three chose to move the show from a late Tuesday night (more) »

- By Paul Millar

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