Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Title revealved for the 50th Anniversary special

The title of the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special has been revealed:

The Day of the Doctor

The episode is written by Steven Moffat and as we know, stars David Tennant and Matt Smith as the previous and present Doctors, along with Jenna-Louise Coleman as Clara and Billie Piper as Rose. Joanna Paige stars as Queen Elizabeth I and guest starring  the legend who is John Hurt as a previous incarnation of the Doctor. The episode has a running time of 75 minutes and will air worldwide on November 23, 2013. The DVD is released on Dec 2nd 2013, and you can  pre-order HERE.

 Also, we have the following to look forward to regarding the Fiftieth Anniversary:

An Adventure in Space and Time by Mark Gatiss and starring David Bradley as William Hartnell

A BBC Two lecture by Professor Brian Cox discussing the pseudo-science behind Doctor Who.

BBC Four is running a restored version of An Unearthly Child and the rest of the 100,000 BC serial that kicked off the show back in 1963.

BBC Two’s The Culture Show is to screen Me, You and Doctor Who, hosted by lifelong fan Matthew Sweet.

A 90-minute documentary on BBC Radio 2 asks Who Is The Doctor?

BBC Three will be home to several commissions, including Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide.

Dates and times to be confirmed. Not a great deal really. They could easily have shown a serial from each of the Doctors. Let's just be thankful for these eh.

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