Matt Smith, who plays the Doctor, was seen reading a Beano summer special from 1981 in an episode aired on April 6, The Rings Of Akhaten.
Publishers were inundated with messages from fans and decided to reprint the 32-page comic, including it free inside a special edition of The Beano which is now on sale.
The front cover features a caricature of Matt Smith and Dennis the Menace making short work of a Dalek.
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“He’s like fire and ice and rage. He’s like the night and the storm in the heart of the sun. He’s ancient and forever. He burns at the centre of time and can see the turn of the universe. And… He’s wonderful.”
If you ever feel down and/or lack of self confidence : remember that you are unique in the universe.
Scenes like this is why I love Doctor Who.
Just a, you know, casual reminder.
There are billions and millions of unlived days for every day we live. An infinity. All the days that never came. And these are all my mum’s.
eleven being eleven.
#Every Episode of Doctor Who
We never walk away (sm)
The TARDIS and Clara have a relationship. Actually I don’t think we’ve talked about this in interviews before. It’s something that’s running through the series.
Instead of it being like, “Does so-and-so like Clara?” The TARDIS and Clara have a bit of a face-off. So, the Doctor is obviously bringing back somebody new. I think we’ve done a whole additional content scene of me talking to the TARDIS, and the TARDIS is making fun of Clara. They kind of have an argument. They’ve got a relationship individual to the Doctor where they have a dialogue.
Every single time.
Doctor Who Series 7: The Rings of Akhaten
Doctor Who 7.8 - The Rings of Akhaten
As requested by an anon, here’s my (shortened) version of the beautiful song sung at the end of “The Rings of Akhaten”. I had to fudge on some of the words at the beginning because it was difficult to make them out, but I really hope you guys like it. (Best with headphones.)
This is Akhaten’s Hymn.
I have lost things you will never understand.
The most important leaf.
DOCTOR WHO: Origins of Clara (Opening sequence from “The Rings of Akhaten”)
Relive the beautiful story at the start of new episode “The Rings of Akhaten,” and remember the heartwarming and ultimately tragic origins of mysterious new companion Clara Oswald (JENNA-LOUISE COLEMAN), from her parents’ fateful meeting thanks to “the most important leaf in human history” and onwards, as the Doctor (MATT SMITH) watches…