Premieres Saturday, April 13 on BBC One, BBC America, SPACE.
The Doctor and Clara land on a damaged Russian Submarine in 1983 as it spirals out of control into the ocean depths. An alien creature is loose on board, having escaped from a block of Arctic ice. With tempers flaring and a cargo of nuclear weapons on board, it’s not just the crew but the whole of humanity at stake.
Episode credits: Written by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock) and directed by Douglas Mackinnon (Silent Witness).
An intelligence report from Strax… And a news item from Trafalgar Square with Matt Smith.
The Doctor likes drinking tea… and so does Matt Smith. The Doctor Who star talks to Victoria Wood about sharing the Time Lord’s obsession with tea in Victoria Wood’s Nice Cup of Tea. Starts Wednesday 10th April at 9pm on BBC One.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho On a Russian submarine in 1983, a frozen alien warrior is waking up, just as the TARDIS materialises.
The first read through for the Doctor Who 50th Special took place today.
Livetumblring tonight’s U.S. BBC America Premiere of Doctor Who: The Bells of Saint John!
Today we will be LIVETUMBLRING Doctor Who: The Bells of Saint John, posting your gifs and fanart and reactions as they happen on screen from 8p to 9p EDT and then again from 8p to 9p PDT.
Because we’re doing it in real time — there is no way for us to avoid posting spoilers.
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This is it! The day we’ve been waiting for! THE 2013 PREMIERE OF DOCTOR WHO!!!!!!
The Doctor Who BBC America Marathon continues all day today. If you need to catch up on Seasons 6 and 7, now’s the time to do it.
If you’re having a Doctor Who Premiere Party, take a photo, post it using the tag Doctor Who Premiere Party. Do it no matter how many attendees you have because even if you’re watching alone, you’re not — you’re watching with us. The Tumblr Dashboard is our party. We want to see you with your Doctor Who t-shirts and your sonics and your cosplay. And we want to reblog.
And if you haven’t seen it, we’ve been finding Whovians on Twitter and changing their avatars to include sonics and bow ties and fezzes. And then we tweet at them telling them that their avatars have been #Doctored. Tweet at @DoctorWho_BBCA if you want your avatar #doctored.
We’re doing giveaways and quizzes from the Doctor Who Tumblr, Orphan Black Twitter and BBC America Tumblr accounts all day so be sure to follow them to win TARDIS lunchboxes, plush Daleks, and other goodies.
See everyone later today!
Ahead of tonight’s premiere, Doctor Who has today revealed some of the all-star cast that will mark the 50th anniversary. David Tennant and Billie Piper will join current Doctor and companion, Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman, while John Hurt (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Alien, Harry Potter) will also co-star.
Last seen as the Doctor on January 1st 2010, this will be the first time Tennant has reprised his role as the Tenth Doctor. During his reign as the Time Lord, Tennant appeared in three series as well as several specials. He was first revealed as the Doctor in the 2005 series finale, ‘The Parting of the Ways’.
Meanwhile Billie Piper, who played companion Rose Tyler for two series following the reboot in 2005, will appear in the show for the first time since featuring in Tennant’s last episode, ‘The End of Time’ in 2010.
Also confirmed to join the cast is John Hurt who will also co-star in the 3D anniversary special that will form part of blockbuster celebrations later this year.
The 50th anniversary will be written by Steven Moffat and Directed by Nick Hurran.
Filming for the 50th anniversary starts this week. Meanwhile Doctor Who returns tonight on BBC America (March 30, 8/7c), BBC One (30 Mar, 6:15pm), SPACE Channel (March 30, 8e/5p), and ABCTV (March 31, 7.30p) for a run of eight epic episodes, which officially introduces the Doctor’s newest companion, Clara Oswald, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman.
But not the last(!)
1. The Bells of Saint John
2. The Rings of Akhaten
3. Cold War
5. Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS
6. The Crimson Horror
7. Nightmare In Silver