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BBC - Doctor Who - Wed, 12/11/2013 - 7:01pm
The Eleventh Doctor’s final adventure - The Time of the Doctor – is on BBC One on Christmas Day at 7.30pm.
In the interviews below, its writer – Doctor Who’s lead writer and executive producer, Steven Moffat – and its stars, Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman and Orla Brady share their thoughts about the story, filming the special and saying farewell to the Eleventh Doctor…
AN INTERVIEW WITH STEVEN MOFFAT
Question: Can you set the scene for this Christmas episode?
Steven Moffat: It’s his final battle and he’s been fighting it for a while. The Doctor is facing the joint challenge of a mysterious event in space that has summoned lots of aliens to one place and helping Clara cook Christmas dinner. There are also elements from every series of Matt’s Doctor, which will come to a head in this special. Things that we’ve laid down for years are going to be paid off.
Q: How was the read-through?
SM: It was emotional. I think possibly the beginning of the end is more emotional than the actual end. It was the same with ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’, when Karen and Arthur left. The read-throughs are the moments that tend to get people because obviously the shoot dissolves into what we hope will be a tremendously exciting wrap party.
Q: Did you know what you wanted Matt’s last words to be?
SM: I didn’t think I would go that way, but a couple of months before I wrote it I did say to Mark (Gatiss) that I thought I knew what his last moment would be. And indeed his last line. But if it didn’t fit the scene I wouldn’t crowbar it in. I’ve had the vague storyline in place for a long while.
Q: What episodes or scenes do you think will define Matt’s time as the Doctor?
SM: I think ‘The Eleventh Hour’ was such an extraordinary debut. Everybody for a year of poor Matt Smith’s life had been saying, ‘total mistake. He’s far too young.’ Then he came in and he was brilliant. ‘Vincent and The Doctor’ was also such a lovely episode and I was thrilled Richard Curtis was able to write for the show. There’s the physical comedy that Matt has brought and of course fish fingers and custard. I think his relationship with his own TARDIS in’ The Doctor’s Wife’ was gorgeous.
Q: What do you think distinguishes Matt from the other Doctors?
SM: I think he does old Doctor better than anybody else. It’s not an accident. It’s something he very, very consciously thought about. Because he was the youngest Doctor Matt said, ‘he’s only got young skin. Nothing else is young.’ I think Matt makes you think very believably that he is this ancient being.
Q: The Christmas special will introduce the next Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi. What was it about Peter that you thought was right for the role?
SM: He’s one of the best actors in the country and is very beloved. I was at the BAFTAs shortly before we were contemplating Peter and heard the cheer he got from the audience. Nobody has a bad thing to say about him and that’s not a minor issue when it comes to casting a Doctor. They’ve got to be lovely. And he’s a huge fan of Doctor Who. So we asked and he was incredibly excited to come and audition. We didn’t tell him that he was the only person auditioning because that would be oddly pressuring.
Q: Did you deliberately aim to cast an older Doctor?
SM: It wasn’t the reason I cast Peter but I do think if we’d cast another Doctor as young as Matt - because Matt’s been so good at being The Young Doctor - I’m not sure what another one would have done. They’d have to have either been deliberately different or just repeat him.
AN INTERVIEW WITH MATT SMITH
Question: Can you first tell us a little bit about the Christmas special?
Matt Smith: The Christmas special for me is a bitter sweet episode because I’m leaving, but Steven has written a brilliant, adventurous, funny episode and I’m really thrilled with it. It feels wonderfully Christmassy.
Q: What did you want from your last episode?
MS: I think it’s good for the Doctor to go out with a bang, a crash and a wallop. I’m pleased it’s really funny and mad. When I got to the last 20 pages and it was quite a hard read for me, but I hope it’s going to be a belter. We’ve got a great director in Jamie Payne and some really lovely double hand stuff with me and Jenna. Steven’s managed to tie in plot points and narratives that have been threaded through over years and I think that’s ingenious.
Q: Emotionally, how did it feel to be doing your final performance?
MS: It felt very emotional to be doing my final episode. My mother is mortified, honestly she was at the front of campaign for me to stay and wasn’t happy when I said I was going to leave. But, when you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go. Of course, it’s very sad for me in many ways because everything is the last time. It’s the last read-through, the last time I put on the bow tie and the last scene in the TARDIS. But the show is about change and I had lunch with Peter Capaldi shortly after the announcement and I think he’s just going to be incredible. He has the most brilliant ideas. As a fan, I’m genuinely excited to see what he’s going to do because I think he’s going to do something extraordinary.
Q: So you’re still going to be a fan?
MS: Yeah, absolutely. I’ll be a fan. I’m very grateful to Steven Moffat and that whole team up in Wales for the past four years and you know I want the show to go from strength to strength, which it will.
It might take me a couple of weeks to get my head around it. I think it was the same for David and I think it was the same for Karen, when she watched Jenna come in. I don’t think it’s easy, but it’s not my show it’s the fans show, so I’ll be a fan and then it will be my show.
Q: Have you been given anything by the fans as a leaving present?
MS: I was doing a promo shoot for the 50th and these two girls came on set. They had made me this book which must have had 50 or 60 letters in, saying thank you for being Doctor Who for being part of it. Things like that are amazing. I’ve said it before, the fans of this show are really spectacular and they’ve made this an extraordinary journey for me and I’m very, very grateful. I don’t think there’s another set of fans like it.
Q: Can we expect some nods to past series with this Christmas special? Are we referencing old specials?
MS: With Doctor Who you’re always looking back and forward at the same time, because you tend to be jumping around. I don’t want to give too much away, but obviously when you look at my tenure over the last four years, there are stories and plot points and villains in there that are particular to my Doctor and I think he’s got to face all that.
AN INTERVIEW WITH JENNA COLEMAN
Question: How did you find the read-through? Was it emotional?
Jenna Coleman: It was a very emotional read-through. Just going through the process of saying goodbye was difficult. The script itself is very emotional, but also joyous. But saying those words and saying goodbye was never going to be easy.
Q: Is there a sense from the start of the episode that we’re moving towards a regeneration?
JC: It’s very much an adventure, but it goes off on a different track. People watching will know that it’s Matt’s last episode, but it doesn’t loom over from the start.
Q: We were introduced to Clara as the impossible girl last year. Are we going to find out more about her family background?
JC: Absolutely. I think there had to be a sense of mystery last year to make the plot work. What’s really interesting is that it does feel like we’re starting again and we get to see her home life as well as her life with the Doctor.
Q: From a few pictures that have been released there are some of you cooking Christmas dinner. Have you ever done that in real life?
JC: My mum does the Christmas cooking. It couldn’t be any other way.
Q: Are you looking forward to filming next year with Peter?
JC: It will be a different show next year. We have a bit of a gap before we start filming the new series, so I have time to get my head around it all. Me and Peter will get together before Christmas to start rehearsing and the scripts will start coming in. I think when I came in I think there was just a week off in production where Arthur and Karen left, so that would have been a strange shift. This episode is very much about Matt and the Eleventh Doctor and Clara and the Eleventh Doctor and their last adventure together. I have no idea where we’re going to next series!
Q: Where will you be watching the special this year? Will you be at home?
JC: Yeah I think so. Last year the whole family got a cottage together where mum still did the Christmas cooking. We’ll definitely all be together.
Q: What was your reaction when you heard the next Doctor was Peter Capaldi?
JC: It was kind of that moment ‘of course, makes sense’. It’s funny as I don’t think he was one of the names that was originally being speculated about and it wasn’t until the week before that his name came up. He’s going to be so different to Matt and take the show in an interesting direction.
Q: When were you told?
JC: Matt and I were told together during the Royal visit to Roath Lock studios. We could tell something was going on and we managed to pin the producers down and get it out of them!
Q: How hard was it to keep the secret?
JC: I think I’ve learnt my lesson in that the best thing to do is not to tell anybody and then you don’t have your own paranoia that you’ve let something out.
Q: What will you miss about working with Matt?
JC: Everything! When you’re reading a scene with him he can turn anything on its head. He’s so inventive, clever and very funny. There’s just so much that I’ll miss about him.
AN INTERVIEW WITH ORLA BRADY
Question: What drew you to the role of Tasha Lem?
Orla Brady: So you're sitting in your dressing room on an ordinary day (well ordinary for an actress) playing a normal person who makes breakfast and loses her purse sometimes. Then along comes a call to play a galactic nun and whizz around the universe with Matt Smith. Now what girl wouldn't be drawn to that?
Q: Can you tell us anything about how we first meet your character?
OB: The Doctor goes to see Tasha as they are old friends. He needs her help and knows he will find it with her as although she is fearsomely powerful she is loyal to her friend.
Q: What can you tell us about your costume and make-up? Did you work closely with the costume designer?
OB: The designer Howard Burden knows the Doctor Who world inside-out and had an image of Tasha that I loved from the start, so there was very little need for me to suggest anything. I just climbed into it really. Emma Cowen created a look that was a little spooky, referencing Blade Runner a little. We both wanted her to look as she is described in the writing, imposing, human, but with a touch of alien.
Q: In this special a whole host of the Doctor’s most famous enemies come together, including Cybermen, the Silence, Weeping Angels and Daleks - how did you find filming opposite these monsters? Have you had to do anything similar for previous roles?
OB: Most of my acting life I have played ordinary women so obviously monsters haven't factored much. However I did love getting to face off with one of this lot in ‘The Time of the Doctor’.
Q: How did you find working with departing Doctor, Matt Smith?
OB: Joyous. I had heard through friends that he was a nice guy (and he is) but what struck me most is how enthusiastic and engaged he was in his role, in every single scene we played. It so often happens that someone playing a character for years sits back a bit. He didn't. He was as full of energy and inventiveness as someone on their first day and it was truly good to be around.
Q: Did you meet the next Doctor, Peter Capaldi?
OB: Yes. Peter came to set for the first time and it was good to see him again as we had briefly played boyfriend and girlfriend years ago and he was hilarious. He has an air about him that man... can't wait to see what he will do with his Doctor.
Q: How was it filming in Cardiff?
OB: Would it be obvious to say rainy? It was a place I had never been to, I didn't know anyone and was staying in a hotel which can be a bit glum. However the thing I discovered about Cardiff is that it is the friendliest place I have ever been. Ever. The Capital of Friendly. I could live there now I think... but I would buy a new raincoat.
Q: And finally where will you be watching the Christmas special?
OB: My mum and brothers are insisting on watching it on Christmas day, but I find it excruciating to watch things I'm in with other people so I will go for a pint with a friend.
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BBC - Doctor Who - Tue, 12/10/2013 - 8:15am
In 1767 John Spilsbury cut a wooden map of the world into irregular pieces and invited people to put the world back together again. It proved a popular distraction and many more followed… These early wooden puzzles were called ‘Dissected Maps’ and as their popularity grew they began to be made using jig saws and eventually, this tool - used for manufacture - gave its name to the puzzle itself: The jigsaw.
Today, centuries later we present three online Doctor Who jigsaws! We’re not asking you to put the world back together but can you reassemble these three images relating to The Time of the Doctor?
Once completed, each jigsaw will reveal the answer to the question asked at the start of the puzzle… Good luck with all three!
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TARDIS Newsroom - Mon, 12/09/2013 - 10:13am
Another mega round-up of news, reviews, pictures, podcasts and videos from the world of Doctor Who for the discerning Whovian...
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BBC - Doctor Who - Sun, 12/08/2013 - 7:51am
As Christmas and The Time of the Doctor approach, we reach that point of the month when the Adventure Calendar presents a selection of Doctor Who themed cards which you can print out and send to your friends or collect for yourself.
To download as foldable cards in pdf format, simply select your preferred image, click on the text to the right of it and then print off and fold!
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BBC - Doctor Who - Fri, 12/06/2013 - 11:08am
This Christmas Silence will fall and the Eleventh Doctor embarks on his final adventure. But what was your favourite moment from his era?
Every regeneration inspires mixed emotions as we bid farewell to one Doctor and say hello to a new one. We’re certainly going to miss Matt Smith’s brilliant take on the Time Lord and looking back on his time in the TARDIS there have been some huge cliff-hangers, heart-rending scenes, lots of humour and of course, tons of terrific drama.
But we want to know which was your favourite scene, incident or exchange during the Eleventh Doctor’s era. Or to put it another way, what was your favourite ‘Matt Moment’?
We’d love you to email us your thoughts or tweet them to us @bbcdoctorwho. After a week we’ll then present a shortlist of the most popular memories and put them to the vote so we can establish the official favourite moment out of all but the Eleventh Doctor’s final adventure.
So, get thinking and email us at TheDoctor@bbc.co.uk using the subject heading, ‘Favourite Matt Moment’, or tweet your suggestions to @bbcdoctorwho.
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TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 12/06/2013 - 10:56am
A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse....
[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 06 December 2013" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Friday, 06 December 2013A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse....
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An Adventure in Space and Time and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot Reviewed in Doctor Who: Podshock 287
Art Trap Productions - Thu, 12/05/2013 - 6:14pm
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 287
Running Time: 1:31:38
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Doctor Who: Podshock - Thu, 12/05/2013 - 5:20pm
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 287
Running time: 1:31:38
Continuing our coverage of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, we review An Adventure in Space and Time and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot. Hosted by Louis Trapani and Dave Cooper.
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BBC - Doctor Who - Thu, 12/05/2013 - 9:08am
The Time of the Doctor is fast approaching with the Eleventh Doctor’s final adventure premiering on BBC One on Christmas Day at 7.30pm.
If you can’t wait for the seasonal special we’ve a sneak preview, a gallery and some brand new wallpapers below. Five of them look ahead to The Time of the Doctor and we’ve also included a bonus extra – a line-up of faces that you may just recognise…
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BBC - Doctor Who - Tue, 12/03/2013 - 8:19am
The BBC has announced viewing figures for The Day of the Doctor – the full press release reads:
The 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who has topped the chart as the most watched drama in 2013, as confirmed by consolidated figures released today.
12.8 million have now watched ‘The Day of the Doctor’ since its premier on 23 November, with an additional 2.9 million requests so far on iPlayer. The one off special is the most requested programme ever on iPlayer in 24 hours with 1.27 million requests, beating the Olympic opening ceremony, and is also the most tweeted about drama ever generating 442,692 tweets.
Starring Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt, the 75 minute BBC Cymru Wales produced special was seen on BBC One by 10.2 million overnight, with a peak of 10.6 million.
Writer and Executive Producer, Steven Moffat, said: “A stellar rating for the Doctor's birthday. And since it doesn't include online catch-up, or indeed the rest of the world, it's only the end of part one!”
The episode was also shown in 834 cinemas around the world and now holds the record for the largest worldwide TV drama simulcast, airing in 94 countries across 6 continents.
Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama, added: “The Doctor Who 50th was a hugely ambitious event on the BBC and it's only fitting that it has taken the top spot as the highest rating drama across all channels this year. It's a fantastic tribute to both Steven Moffat and the creativity of all those involved in the show throughout its history. Next stop the regeneration at Christmas!"
Notes to editors:
The drama generated 442,692 tweets with the conversation peaking at 12,939 tweets per minute during the opening moments of the broadcast – these stats are measured for the half an hour before, duration and for the half an hour after the programme airs.
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Art Trap Productions - Mon, 12/02/2013 - 1:56pm
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 286
Running Time: 1:57:28
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Doctor Who: Podshock - Mon, 12/02/2013 - 12:12pm
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 286
Running time: 1:57:28
We review the 50th anniversary special, Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor. Hosted by Louis Trapani and Dave Cooper.
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TARDIS Newsroom - Mon, 12/02/2013 - 10:38am
A round-up of all the best Whovian goodies from the world of Doctor Who...
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TARDIS Newsroom - Fri, 11/29/2013 - 11:50am
A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse....
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TARDIS Newsroom - Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:09pm
A round-up of all the best Whovian goodies from the world of Doctor Who, including Christmas Special news and details on the Doctor Who: Legacy game....
[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Wednesday, 27 November 2013" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Wednesday, 27 November 2013A round-up of all the best Whovian goodies from the world of Doctor Who, including Christmas Special news and details on the Doctor Who: Legacy game....
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It will be the last episode in which Matt Smith plays the lead - or a...Whovian NewsSteven Moffat celebrates a 'new chapter' for Doctor WhoDoctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat told the audience at the Doctor Who Celebration that The Day of the Doctor was a relaunch. "It's a ne...Steven Moffat on 'Doctor numbers' and the regeneration limitBy Darren Scott on | Permalink Tags: Steven Moffat, Eleventh Doctor, Twelfth Doctor, 50th, Celebration, Featured Steven Moffat, producer ...Twitter over run with Doctor Who 50th anniversary mentions as it sees off record previously held by Broadchurch and keeps X Factor off the top spot on Saturday nightIt's extremely rare to see a drama receive a substantially large amount of tweets. 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BBC - Doctor Who - Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:42am
Christmas is coming and it’s The Time of the Doctor! That’s the title of the forthcoming Christmas Special which will also see the Doctor’s latest regeneration and Matt Smith’s final appearance.
Alongside this announcement the BBC has released an iconic image for the episode and a mysterious synopsis…
‘Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars - and amongst them, the Doctor.
Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.’
Judging by the image released, we can certainly look forward to the return of the Cybermen and the Silence in the Christmas Special – it looks like being a truly festive cracker of a special.
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BBC - Doctor Who - Tue, 11/26/2013 - 8:13am
The Day of the Doctor has been enjoyed by fans all across the universe but it doesn’t mean the anniversary celebrations have to stop! Here’s our guide to videos, features, photos and more that you can continue to enjoy. But hurry! Some are only available on BBC iPlayer for a limited period…
The Night of the Doctor: Paul McGann returns as the Eighth Doctor in this mini episode also featuring John Hurt.
The Day of the Doctor: The epic 50th anniversary Special.
The Day of the Doctor: Behind the Lens The making of the 50th Special.
The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot: With the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who about to film, the 'Classic' Doctors are keen to be involved. But do they manage it?
First Preview of the Christmas Special: This Christmas… Silence will fall!
The Day of the Doctor Deleted Scene: Three Doctors in one cool deleted scene…
Doctor Who: TARDIS Index File – Zygons: The Zygons return to Doctor Who… Find out what the TARDIS knows about them!
Steven Moffat: Happy Anniversary, Doctor Who!: A message from Steven Moffat as Doctor Who reaches its 50th anniversary.
Matt Smith: Happy Anniversary, Doctor Who!: A message from Matt Smith - the Doctor - as Doctor Who reaches its 50th anniversary.
An Evening With Steven Moffat: In this BBC Cymru Wales event, Steven Moffat looks back over 50 years of Doctor Who.
Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty: BBC Three’s big celebration, screened right after The day of the Doctor with guests including Matt Smith.
An Adventure in Space and Time: Mark Gatiss’ ‘love letter to Doctor Who’ is a drama exploring the origins of the show.
An Adventure in Space and Time: Behind the Scenes.
Doctor Who at the Proms: The music and the magic brought to life at the Proms!
Doctor Who at the Proms: Encore Previously unscreened highlights from Doctor Who at the Proms.
Blue Peter: Blue Peter throws a Doctor Who party – first transmitted on the big day itself!
Blue Peter: It’s a Doctor Who - Blue Peter Special!
The Ultimate Guide to Doctor Who: Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman celebrate the 50th anniversary and take an in-depth look at the Doctor’s world!
12 Again - Doctor Who Special: 12 Again travels through space and time to celebrate fifty years of Doctor Who.
Pointless Celebrities: A special Doctor Who edition of the quiz, with guests including Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred and Bernard Cribbins.
Absolute Genius with Dick & Dom: Dick and Dom reveal the genius Delia Derbyshire, a pioneer of modern-day music who helped create the Doctor Who theme tune.
The Science of Doctor Who: Professor Brian Cox takes celebrity guests and members of the public on a journey into the wonderful universe of the Doctor!
To listen to…
Who Made Who: Tracy-Ann Oberman hosts a show looking at the early years of Doctor Who.
Who is the Doctor: In this special documentary, Radio 2 examines the reasons for its longevity and popularity.
Graham Norton Live from The Doctor Who Celebration in London: Graham Norton hosts his show with a TARDIS-full of special Who guests.
The Blagger's Guide to Doctor Who: Test your knowledge of everyone's favourite time travelling Doctor with a look back over 50 years of science fiction at its British best.
The Story of Trock: Huw Stephens meets fellow fans to tell the story of Trock - or Time Lord rock; a musical genre inspired by the stories and characters of Doctor Who.
And from BBC news:
- Doctor Who: Your anniversary pictures
- Doctor Who fans praise 50th anniversary special
- What did Doctor Who fans think of anniversary show?
- TARDIS lands at Cardiff Castle
- Doctor Who stars humbled by fan turnout at London event
- Doctor Who: How time and space was found in Wales
- Doctor Who: How Norfolk man created Dalek and TARDIS sounds
- Celebrity memories of Doctor Who
- Celebrating Doctor Who and Wales
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TARDIS Newsroom - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:21am
A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse.....
[View the story "Whovian News and Extras for Monday, 25 November 2013" on Storify]Whovian News and Extras for Monday, 25 November 2013A round-up of all the latest Doctor Who news, reviews and tidbits of interest from the Whoniverse.....
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But if...DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary Post-Show with VERONICA BELMONT, PHIL DEFRANCO, GRANT IMAHARA & morebbcamericatvDoctor Who 50th anniversary: John Hurt is made official Doctor with new 12 Doctors pictureIt's an image Doctor Who fans have become very familiar with over the last few weeks - but with one key difference. Eleven Doctors become...Live link-up EPIC FAIL: One Direction on Doctor Who Afterparty Live (BBC3, 23.11.13)toptellyfanDoctor Who 50th anniversary special: best Twitter reactions from stars and fansWe know the critics loved it but just what did users of the social network make of The Day of The Doctor? 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They were often tacky, odorous and nearly all male. But this Celebration was ...The Day of the Doctor: Sorting Out The Time DifferentialsWow! Eh? Tell me it wasn't wow. Go ahead! Try! Worth 50 years of waiting in my opinion; even if I wasn't even alive for half of it. The D...Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor's 10 Biggest Questions AnsweredIn true Steven Moffat style, 'The Day of the Doctor' was spectacular, timey-wimey and just a little bit confusing. Whilst a large majorit...'Doctor Who' Celebration: Inside the Special EffectsOne of the highlights of the Doctor Who convention in London this 50th anniversary weekend has been the Special Effects panels, led by SF...The 8 Nerdiest 'Doctor Who' Easter Eggs From The 50th Anniversary Special"Geronimo!" "The Day of the Doctor" needed to accomplish two things: please hardcore fans, the kind of people who think Doctor Who went d...BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - Doctor Who 50th Anniversary draws a peak audience of 10.6 million for BBC OneDoctor Who's biggest moment in history was celebrated around the world this weekend as Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary episode, The Day of ...'Doctor Who': Steven Moffat Explains Billie Piper's Role in the 50thDoctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat, clearly on a high from the achievement of "The Day of the Doctor," its astronomical U.K. ratings, an...Doctor Who News: Day of the Doctor - Appreciation IndexThe Day of the Doctor scored an AI score of 88. 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BBC - Doctor Who - Mon, 11/25/2013 - 7:11am
The BBC has issued the following press release:
Doctor Who’s biggest moment in history was celebrated around the world this weekend as Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary episode, The Day of the Doctor , was watched by 10.6 Million viewers on BBC One, simulcast in 94 countries around the world and shown in over 1500 cinemas.
The Doctors embarked on their greatest adventure in the 50th anniversary 75 minute special episode, starring Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper, John Hurt, a surprise appearance from Tom Baker and a glance of the new Doctor Peter Capaldi.
Along with a BBC One peak audience of 10.6M and average 10.2million (37.4% share) on Saturday night, The Day of the Doctor was simulcast in 94 countries including UK, US, Canada, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Panama, Peru.
834 cinemas around the world also screened the episode live at 7.50PM with 1559 in total showing the Anniversary episode.
Writer and executive producer Steven Moffat says: “10.2 million. I'm astonished and moved - and that's only the score so far, that's just the overnights. I speak from personal experience when I say that there's nothing better the morning after your 50th birthday than knowing you've still got it. Happy birthday Doctor - go get ’em you old devil!”
Charlotte Moore, Controller BBC One says: “The 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who was a spectacular event on BBC One that really brought the nation together, cutting through time and space to simulcast in 94 countries and celebrate this great British icon.”
Ben Stephenson, Controller BBC Drama adds: “What a triumph! I couldn't be prouder of Steven, Faith and the team for pulling together such a blinder of an episode. Not only a great celebration of a great show, it also perfectly showcased why the BBC remains such a great and important institution."
BBC Three followed the episode with Doctor Who Live: The Afterparty, hosted by Zoe Ball and Rick Edwards, which drew 1.3 million viewers as Matt Smith and guests discussed the Doctor’s most epic adventure yet.
The success of the celebrations also included BBC Two’s An Adventure in Space and Time, a special one-off drama by Mark Gatiss that travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen, which gained an average audience of 2.2M viewers and 9.7% share on Thursday night.
Also on BBC Two Professor Brian Cox explored the universe of the world’s favourite Time Lord in The Science of Doctor Who, with 2.6 million viewers (12.1% share), plus an hour-long special of BBC Two’s flagship arts programme The Culture Show presented Me, You And Doctor Who.
BBC Three content also included a Monsters And Villains Weekend, Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide Who and there was also programming across CBBC with 12 Again, two Blue Peter specials, and a Blue Peter competition giving viewers aged between six and 14 the opportunity to design a new gadget that will become part of the iconic series.
The exclusive Doctor Who mini episode, The Night of the Doctor, for BBC iPlayer had over one million requests on iPlayer in its first three days – the top performing programme on iPlayer during this period.
In total, Doctor Who programmes have been requested on BBC iPlayer more than 100 million times over BBC iPlayer’s history and is one of the most successful programme brands on iPlayer. Doctor Who also features in the top ten most-requested individual episodes on BBC iPlayer of all time (Series 5, episode 1, The Eleventh Hour, with nearly three million requests).
It’s not just TV where audiences joined in the celebrations; programming across Radio 2, Radio 1 and Radio 4 Extra also marked the 50th.
Google even joined in the celebrations with its most ambitious doodles - a special game to celebrate the 50th Anniversary for 24 hours globally.
The Day of the Doctor was written by Steven Moffat and directed by Nick Hurran. Executive produced by Steven Moffat, Head of Drama BBC Cymru Wales, Faith Penhale and Brian Minchin.
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TARDIS Newsroom - Sun, 11/24/2013 - 9:57am
'The Day of the Doctor' has now been aired in the UK, here is round up of the reactions and reviews from around the web, for those of you who haven't seen it yet beware as this will all be considered SPOILERS.
[View the story "'The Day of the Doctor' Reviews and Extras" on Storify]'The Day of the Doctor' Reviews and Extras'The Day of the Doctor' has now been aired in the UK, here is round up of the reactions and reviews from around the web, for those of you who haven't seen it yet beware as this will all be considered SPOILERS.
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With the pe...'The Day of the Doctor' ExtrasHappy 50th Birthday Doctor Who!!!Before-I-SleepDoctor Who fans on anniversary showDoctor Who fans have praised the show's 50th anniversary episode. The Day of the Doctor was broadcast in 94 countries at the same time as...No MoreHalwen'Doctor Who': Christopher Eccleston's 'The Day of the Doctor' absence was unnecessaryNow that "The Day of the Doctor" has passed, it's time to talk about one obvious omission: Christopher Eccleston. The immediate reaction ...Coming HomeMasta-PastaFifty Thoughts About Doctor Who: The Day Of The DoctorBy Rich Johnston, with contributions from Doctor Hannah Means-Shannon (this time I'm using her title), Brendon Connelly, Matt Booker, Tom...Big Red ButtonzealouscelesPurpleBlancmangeWell, well, well. The Day of the Doctor aired today and what an entertaining adventure it was! It was everything that I expected, was tol...'Doctor Who': 10 Great Moments from 'Day of the Doctor'... in GIFsSPOILER ALERT: Come on. 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The Doctor Who 50th anniversary special hi...Doctor Who: Gala screening of The Day of the Doctor was a real family affairYou could sense it was a big deal for Matt Smith and his parents and sister were there, all hugging and toasting the film afterwards Afte...Day Of the Doctor: Doctor Who special in picturesThe 50th anniversary of Doctor Who was marked by a special programme called Day of the Doctor which featured Matt Smith, David Tennant, J...Matt Smith: 'Steven Moffat has changed Doctor Who mythology'Published Saturday, Nov 23 2013, 23:53 GMT | By Alex Fletcher | Matt Smith has saluted Steven Moffat for breathing fresh life into Doctor...'The Day of the Doctor' Tweets#DoctorWho Introducing... http://t.co/j8TiDxa1asDoctor Who OfficialHad a lovely time @BFI with The Doctor @bbcdoctorwho #DayoftheDoctor #savetheday #DoctorWho #DoctorWho50th http://t.co/RfIOFtCrJbJohn HurtDoctor Who 50th: what Twitter had to say about the anniversary episode The Day of the DoctorThe Day of the Doctor has come and gone, people. And what a treat it was. We had Matt Smith, David Tennant, Billie Piper and John Hurt. P...Bit bored. Anything good on the telly?Paul McGannThe Day of the Doctor: Comedy, Drama, Magic, Continuity-winks, the Unexpected, & the Strange - Very Doctor Who #SavetheDay Goodnight TwitterJohn NorYes!!!!! RT @knitfobbs: Did anybody else notice River Song's shoes in the Black Archive? #DoctorWho50thPolice Box ParadoxOk, so I absolutely loved the #DoctorWho50th but I'm a bit rankled that we didn't get to see #WarDoctor completely turn into #Eccleston.Shaun RosadoThank you Doctor who....just thank you! #DayoftheDoctor #DoctorWho50thAnniversaryKaty Armstong50th Anniversary Party at the BBC....Cutting the cake. :) http://t.co/mgEnANO70BNicola BryantLive link-up EPIC FAIL: One Direction on Doctor Who Afterparty Live (BBC3, 23.11.13)toptellyfanHave to admit I'm a little bit on love with William Russell. A lovely gentleman. ?Nicola BryantGreat to be back with @sophie_aldred. As if time had stood still xx http://t.co/vAsF8X3aXgBonnie LangfordParty people xxxx http://t.co/C0HrTUSL9DKatyManning OfficialTogether again for the first time!! Xx http://t.co/PFJEy4Pg42Bonnie LangfordThe party people xx http://t.co/Uj97UcJNeCKatyManning OfficialThe girls at my table. :) http://t.co/K7k4oW2xLjNicola BryantParty people xxx http://t.co/nN5jctAlZ1KatyManning Official“@tsdcakeco: @FreemaOfficial How's about a slice of Cake to celebrate :)) It's actually 4 foot tall :)) http://t.co/jilr3FzYDj” AMAZING!Freema AgyemanThe tardis cake. http://t.co/rsyot3U5BzNoel Clarke'The Day of the Doctor' on FacebookYOWZAH! Just, YOWZAH! What did you all think of the 'The Day of the Doctor'? Favourite bits? (Avoid looking at the comments below if you haven’t watched it yet - in fact, probably best to avoid the internet entirely...)Doctor WhoWe recognise that face...Doctor WhoYesterday was a wonderful day. I had such fun at Cineworld Crawley - congratulations to Steven Clare for organising the event. As for The Day of The Doctor, I think a need a few more days for my brain to unravel what my eyes have seen...! John Hurt and Billie Piper Brilliant....... To avoid SPOILERS I'll say NO MORE for now.The Three Doctors, 23rd November, 2013. I chatted to the two Bakers for about ten minutes or so. (SPOILER ALERT) Mr T Baker lamented the missed opportunity of not getting the old Doctors in for a cameo. The - as it turns out - big fibber!Well this person wins the internet for having the quickest turnaround for a costume.THANK YOU!!'The Day of the Doctor' PodcastsParental warning some podcast may not be suitable for children.Doctor Who: Podshock 285 - The Name of the Doctor, The Night of the Doctor, The Last Day ReviewedDoctor Who: Podshock - Episode 285 Running Time: 1:58:32 HAPPY 50th ANNIVERSARY! We review Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor, the two mi...The Doctor Who Podcast LIVE! 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