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Every year, for the last few years, just in time for the holidays, 'TardisTimegirl' releases an animated Doctor Who related video on YouTube. A holiday treat for all Whovians. Last year, it was the immensely popular, '2001: A Who Odyssey' in which she combines the classic 1968 Doctor Who serial 'The Wheel in Space' with the film '2001: A Space Odyssey' which was released the same year. So when the holidays rolled around this year, I checked her YouTube channel and was disappointed not to see any new animated shorts for this year's holiday season. So I was surprised and delighted to see that a new short was released over the New Year's Day holiday.
Once again, using the 2nd Doctor story, 'The Wheel in Space' as the backdrop, she poses the question of what would a trailer look like for it if the once BBC set designer, Ridley Scott (who later went on to direct Alien among other films) made it? What follows is another awesome computer animated (CGI) trailer for Doctor Who: The Wheel in Space done in the style of 1979's Alien film by Ridley Scott. Thank you, 'TardisTimegirl.'
Turn off the lights and watch this in full screen mode. Enjoy!
David Tennant as the Doctor wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from BBC One. Hey, what about Happy Festivus for the rest of us? Two versions are presented below:
The 10th Doctor (David Tennant) looks like he is ready for a holiday in a photograph included in an article by The Press Association (Christmas Doctor Who sneak peak) published today (see left).
The Doctor Who Christmas special this year, titled The End of Time, Part One will have a 2 minute preview included in this week's BBC Children in Need charity event (BBC1 at 7pm).
The article states the following concerning the photo of the 10th Doctor who looks more like he is ready for a holiday than a regeneration: