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News: World Tour, Doctor's school report by Capaldi, actor news, Glamour Awards, Moffat Q&A

Doctor Who World Tour!
Peter, Jenna and Steven will go on a world tour to promote Series 8 of Doctor Who. They'll start by visiting Cardiff on August 7, moving on to London and winding up in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on August 19, passing through South Korea, Australia, the US and Mexico.
Peter said: “It’s fantastic that so many people across the world love Doctor Who. After eight months solid filming deep in the world of monsters, Jenna and I are thrilled to be heading for the planet of fans.” More info here and here.



Other DW news:
*The Doctor Who Experience at Cardiff will close for 6 weeks from 1st September to regenerate.
* Doctor Who won at the 35th Banff World Media Festival in Canada the Rockie Award for Best Science Fiction, Action, and Fantasy and also Best Scripted Programme.
* Police Box makes an appearance in a K-Pop music video.
* Behind-the-scenes video of 'Rain' fanmade trailer.
* Fan does uncanny Matt Smith impression.
* Steven Moffat Q&A at Hay Festival. On a female Doctor, casting Capaldi and the doubts DW would succeed after DT left. Video: Promises major changes in S8.
* Vision Factory, the makers of fanfilms The Imperfect World and That Time of Night have done it again. Their latest short is Mother's Day, starring Eleven and Clara, with English subtites.
*S8 to be simulcast in Germany.

Actor news
Peter Capaldi was awarded the first ever RTS Scotland award acknowledging his outstanding contribution to television.
He wrote the Doctor's Gallifreyan school report card for charity :')
His visit to DW soundtrack recording session.
Trailer for Paddington, in which he'll feature (doesn't appear in trailer).
He Helps launch Story Time.
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David Tennant interview: from Broadchurch to Postman Pat.
Video of David Tennant inviting you to the Cybermen two-parter and Wings Cinema Event.
Trailer for What We Did on Our Holiday and preview for Gracepoint. Also, article and stills for WWDoOH
Yesteday an extended version (15 min longer) of the finale of Broadchurch aired on ITV Encore which maybe Sky suscribers will be able to view on catch-up if you missed it, IDK.
Broadchurch video interview with him and Olivia Coleman, and interview with producer Richard Stokes.
Broadchurch nominated for American Television Critics Association Award.
Interview from cast member of Gracepoint: "David is one of the most solid guys I’ve ever met,” he says. “He has that kind of great British work ethic. He is in everything in this show. He’d also just finished working on the British version but is just unrelenting in his work ethic. And so friendly and excited to be doing this, because it was so different from the British version. He was great to work with.”
You can vote for him as Best Actor for The Escape Artist in the TV Choice Awards until 20th June.
New Virgin Media trailers.
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Tweeted: Fans of Christopher Eccleston will be pleased to learn that episode 3 of THE LEFTOVERS is some of the best acting he’s ever done. — Matt Zoller Seitz (@mattzollerseitz)
Trailer of The Leftovers.
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Teaser trailer for The Intruders (w/ John Simm). More info from BBC America.
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Billie Piper and Jenna Coleman winners of Glamour Women of the Year. Magazine article scans of Billie, photos of her and Matt Smith at event, video interviews with Billie and Jenna (who says Peter Capaldi makes her laugh). Billie backstage video interview, photo Jenna and Matt (aww!), Behind the scenes videos with Billie and Jenna, Jenna videobombs.
Billie profile article.
Awesomecon Billie panel clip.
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Paul McGann revealed at Comicpalooza that he signed the Eighth Doctor spin-off petition (article includes link where you can too).

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