Series 11 - New Images and InfomationBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who Series 11 (Credit: BBC)The BBC have issued a new image promoting the return of Doctor Who on Sunday 7th October 2018.

Episode Two has been confirmed as being titled The Ghost Monument

Guest staring will be Shaun Dooley, who played Peter Harper in BBC drama series The Street, Susan Lynch, who won the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 2003 film, 16 Years of Alcohol and veteran actor Art Malik, best known for his portrayal of Hari Kumar in classic series The Jewel in the Crown.

The join Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor, alongside with Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole.

The series showrunner, Chris Chibnall, said
Finally – Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor is about to crash land on to the nation’s screens. It’s thrilling to think, in the next few weeks and months, there will be children encountering Jodie’s Doctor in the next few weeks who’ve never seen the show before. She’ll be forever their Doctor: you never forget your first.

Alongside Jodie, we have a delightful ensemble of new characters for the audience to fall in love with, led by the incomparable Bradley Walsh.

So break out the popcorn and hunker down for Sunday night adventures in space and time, with the Thirteenth Doctor and her new best friends. The journey’s about to begin.

Episode One - The Woman Who Fell To Earth

We don’t get aliens in Sheffield. In a South Yorkshire city, Ryan Sinclair, Yasmin Khan and Graham O’Brien are about to have their lives changed forever, as a mysterious woman, unable to remember her own name, falls from the night sky. Can they believe a word she says? And can she help solve the strange events taking place across the city?
Guest starring Sharon D Clarke, Johnny Dixon and Samuel Oatley. Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jamie Childs.

Episode Two - The Ghost Monument

Still reeling from their first encounter, can the Doctor and her new friends stay alive long enough, in a hostile alien environment , to solve the mystery of Desolation? And just who are Angstrom and Epzo?
Guest starring Shaun Dooley, Susan Lynch and Art Malik. Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Mark Tonderai.




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Friday, 3 August 2018 - Reported by Chuck Foster
The BBC have announced that principal photography on the eleventh full series of Doctor Who, starring Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, was completed today. The series is due to be broadcast later this year.

... and that's a Wrap! Principal photography finishes on Series 11 of Doctor Who (Credit: BBC)




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Tuesday, 31 July 2018 - Reported by Chuck Foster
The BBC have released a new image of the Doctor, as played by Jodie Whittaker.

'On top of the world...' Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor (Credit: Steve Schofield/BBC)
"On Top of The World" - BBC Doctor Who on Instagram




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Monday, 18 December 2017 - Reported by Marcus
Twice Upon A TimeWith just one week to go until the world gets to see the final moments of the Twelfth Doctor in Twice Upon A Time, the BBC has released a wealth of promotional material, including interviews with the main cast.

The final chapter of the Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor’s journey sees the Time Lord team up with his former self, the first ever Doctor (David Bradley and a returning Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie), for one last adventure.

Two Doctors stranded in an arctic snowscape, refusing to face regeneration.

Enchanted Glass People, stealing their victims from frozen time.

And a World War One Captain destined to die on the battlefield, but taken from the trenches to play his part in the Doctor's story.

An uplifting new tale about the power of hope in humanity’s darkest hours, Twice Upon A Time marks the end of an era. But as the Doctor must face his past to decide his future, his journey is only just beginning...

Twice Upon A Time is written by Steven Moffat, directed by Rachel Talalay, and executive produced by Brian Minchin. The 60-minute special guest stars Mark Gatiss as The Captain and Nikki Amuka-Bird as the voice of the glass woman, and will see Peter Capaldi’s Doctor regenerate into the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker).
A message from Peter Capaldi

Doctor Who has taken me on an amazing journey. Now that it’s coming to an end, I wish the Doctor all the very best for the future, and the past, and everything in-between. Time I was off.
Peter Capaldi On Filming His Regeneration Episode

An interview with David Bradley

Twice Upon a Time: The First Doctor (David Bradley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))How did you get the call?

Well it all started with An Adventure in Space and Time (the 2013 biopic about the start of Doctor Who) a few years ago. Mark Gatiss who wrote that tapped me on the shoulder one day at an event in London and asked me to play Hartnell in that, and I was absolutely thrilled. I said yes even before I’d seen a script! Doing that was a great experience but most of it was getting under the skin of this amazing actor and quite complicated man which Mark’s script captured beautifully I thought.

After that wrapped I thought “Well, I’ve done it now. That’s my Doctor Who adventure over” I’d sort of been the Doctor, but I couldn’t join the pantheon or lay any claim to being 'a Doctor Who'. And I never thought for a moment there was any reason for the First Doctor to come back to the main series - but it turns out there really was, because what a great story we’ve got in store for you! And the fact that it’s not only Steven’s last gig but Peter’s last performance as the Doctor, combined with the fact it’s the Christmas episode, means that it doesn’t get any better really.

What’s it like playing the First Doctor?

From my previous role as Hartnell playing the Doctor I was already familiar with that way he would look at someone uneasily - his head tilted back and to one side - with the “Do I believe you or not?” quizzical, searching look that he gives people across his face. And of course his authoritative pose with his hands on his lapels, which makes him feel in charge of things. Though of course sometimes he doesn’t, because he’s a mixture of authority and vulnerability. And together with the humour, that’s where the humanity lies. He’s got so many different aspects to his personality.

Were there any sets or locations that you particularly enjoyed working on?

Oh just all of it! Visually, I cannot wait to see the finished episode. Every set was so well crafted with real detail, so many playgrounds for the First Doctor to explore. It’s as big in scale and production values as anything I’ve ever done before.

How would you describe the tone of this episode?

I think the message is that if there’s life, there’s hope - just keep going!

How did it feel to be part of Peter Capaldi’s final episode at the Doctor?

I really did realise that this particular episode was a big event. Not that there was any pressure on the studio floor, but it was clear that it’s going to be a celebration of all the great work Peter has done over the last three years, and that Steven had done over the last decade or so, meaning it felt special in the sense. As well as being special because it’s this year’s big Christmas episode too!

How does the First Doctor look at the Twelfth Doctor?

I think he views the Twelfth as junior to him and his Doctorship! He thinks this new man claiming to be the Doctor has a lot to learn - he quizzes and questions him a lot on the decisions he makes and why he throws himself into certain situations. I think the First Doctor really wonders if the Twelfth has got the experience and the nous to carry him through his adventures and dangerous situations. But across he soon comes to realise that the Twelfth Doctor is himself as well, so he’s got to acknowledge that this figure who stands before him is who he becomes in the future. Which leads to a whole set of other questions, of course.

Can you explain the enduring appeal of Doctor Who?

I think it’s the fact that it takes place in so many different eras and places - the possible stories are limitless! The TARDIS can go anywhere - it can go back to ancient Rome, it can go to a World War One battlefield as it does in this episode, it and go a million years into the future at the other side of the galaxy. And of course the idea of time travel is such a fascinating and appealing one. Even now scientists are arguing if time travel is even possible. So many want it to be true.


An interview with Mark Gatiss

Twice Upon a Time: The Captain (Mark Gatiss) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))What have we got to look forward to in this episode?

This is not just a Christmas special, it’s also the end of Steven Moffat’s era and the end of Peter Capaldi’s era. It’s got two Doctors interacting, two TARDISes, Bill is back, and there’s a very interesting new threat. Plus there’s lots of snow, lots of laughs and lots of tears and - not only that - we get to meet the Thirteenth Doctor. Lucky for some!

How did you get the casting call?

It happened very touchingly a couple of months ago. We were at a script meeting for the series ten episode I’d written, Empress of Mars, when Steven took me aside and said “I know you get booked up quickly so will you keep June and July free?” I said yes straight away, and then asked why! He said “I’m writing a part you’d be perfect for in Peter’s last story, and I want you to be there when I go”. Which is a Doctorish line in itself and made me well up.

It’s my privilege and pleasure to be involved. It was honestly one of the happiest jobs I’ve ever had. It’s been utterly delightful with Peter, Pearl and David. Though dealing with epic themes it’s actually quite a contained, intimate story on one level - in some ways a chamber piece. We’ve had a really good laugh. It’s been delightful.

You’ve been involved with Doctor Who since it came back in 2005. What was it like to finally get to travel with the doctor?

It was heaven - I got to do it all! At one point I even come through the TARDIS doors and say in amazement “it’s bigger on the inside than it is on the outside!”. All these things I’ve always wanted to do! I did have to ask myself how I would cope with experiencing that, and actually I made sure that my character didn’t get used to it too quickly. I wanted to make sure you get a sense - which is in the script - of The Captain being overwhelmed by it all and really shocked, rather than just taking it in his stride. But at the same time he is a soldier, so he reacts to certain other situations in quite a straight forward way.

Were there any sets or locations that you particularly enjoyed working on?

I play a Captain from the First World War so there is a trench and battlefield element, which we filmed on location across a number of fields. We had one hundred extras playing German, French and British soldiers and it was really very moving to be part of. Something about the sheer amount of people in these splendid uniforms. The weather was quite drizzly, but it suited the story and it got very muddy, which of course it really would have been. There was an incredible moment when all these extras swarmed over the battlefield - at which point everyone on set was tearing up. It was moving and extraordinary to be a part of.

How would you describe the tone of this episode?

It’s a very funny and very lovely story. It’s perfect for Christmas as - for me at least - I feel that Christmas is always a mixture of happy and sad. It’s Peter’s last story and it’s obviously infused with that, but it’s a story that takes place out of time, where he has one last adventure before he goes and regenerates into the Thirteenth Doctor. And I suppose it’s about that - it’s about letting go.

The Twelfth Doctor’s encounter with the First Doctor is the central part of the story, with all the lessons that he learns from that.

How did you feel to be part of Peter’s final episode?

I know that Peter really just wanted to enjoy his last adventure. I’m sure that as he got to the last few days the sense of finality will have sunk in - you know, “that’s the last time on location, that’s the last time I’ll run down a corridor, that’s the last time I fight a monster…” etcetera, but it was a really joyous shoot to be a part of. With my old Doctor Who fan head on - Worzel Gummage style - to be a part of any Doctor’s final adventure was incredible, but particularly for Peter who I think has been magnificent. It’s the end of so many eras and you couldn’t help but feel that. It was a real pleasure.

Why should we tune in to Twice Upon A Time?

There’s always something magical about being on Christmas Day, and I think Doctor Who itself has a magic to it. Somewhere deep in its bones there’s something brilliant about this show, and the combination of the two things gives you that shiver. It’s a wonderful thing to be there as a Christmas Day treat. This episode, as it’s the end of an era, has that. Christmas is an interesting time too. There’s something special about it, something in the frosty air that always feels like it’s a good time for ghost stories or stories of enchantment; it’s happy but bittersweet. That’s what this ep has in spades.


An interview with Pearl Mackie

Twice Upon a Time: Bill (Pearl Mackie), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))What have we got to look forward to in this episode?

There’s so much! We’ve got not one but two TARDISes, and we travel in both of them which is pretty exciting. We’ve also got three Doctors - that’s pretty amazing. Obviously we’ve got the current Doctor who we all know and love, but we’ve also got the First Doctor played by David Bradley - who is phenomenal. The current Doctor, who’s dying but refusing to regenerate at the start of the story, meets him as a way of dealing with his current struggles. The interaction between those two is great - really funny, but also surprising and very moving in places. And of course there’s also the regeneration, when the Twelfth Doctor becomes the Thirteenth Doctor!

Were you excited to get the call asking you back?

Very much so - it was a total honour to be asked back and it’s even more exciting that it’s for a Christmas special! Bill is 100% back with the full Bill energy, but she’s not quite all she seems...

What else can you tell us about the episode?

We also have a new monster - a lady who’s made of glass, but you’ll have to tune in to find out what she’s up to. We’ve also got some old foes returning, to make Christmas even more exciting!

Were there any sets or locations that you particularly enjoyed working on?

It was very exciting to be on the set of the first Doctor’s TARDIS. It wasn’t something I was that familiar with, but great to get acclimatised on. And apparently there were lots of props that were actually used in the original TARDIS that were used in our set too, so it really does look and feel like the real deal from the first series of Doctor Who over fifty years ago. Some of the ice sets were really cool too, plus the huge battlefield which features during some key moments of the episode.

Why should we watch?

One of the amazing things about Doctor Who is that it’s sci-fi, but it has that humanity to it. It has human relationships and interactions, with the added excitement of the monsters, the amazing sets and the wonders of exploring all of time and space. This episode has all of that in a really big accessible adventure for all ages - plus the regeneration!


An interview with Steven Moffat

Steven MoffatWhat does Twice Upon A Time have in store for us?

There are some new eerie creatures of glass haunting the Doctor and his friends throughout this story - but what their purpose and what their plan is, and what their time traveling machinations are, is going to be a big surprise to the Doctor.

Were there any sets or locations that you particularly enjoyed working on?

There’s a real range of spaces that we visit across the special. We have the inside of a giant stone spaceship full of creepy glass creatures. We’re in the first Doctor’s TARDIS - recreated and brought back from the 1960s to stand proud in the Welsh studios. We’re on a First World War battlefield. And at long last we go to a location that I mentioned in my very first episode of Doctor Who back in 2005, as we visit the ruins of Villengard.

How would you describe the tone of this episode?

This episode is somewhere between a coda and drumroll. It’s a coda to the time of the Twelfth Doctor played by Peter Capaldi, and a drumroll to usher in the Thirteenth Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker. Approaching it, one issue I had was that The Doctor Falls (this year’s series finale) was the end of Peter Capaldi’s Doctor. That episode saw the Twelfth Doctor stating what he stands for and standing on the hill on which he was prepared to die.

That was the end of his story. But - as often happens in stories and real life - it didn’t end there. He kept going, he started to regenerate, so at Christmas what we’re going to see is a man weary and tired and, having made his point and having made his stand and given his life for something that matters, he has to learn just how to carry on after that. But of course this being Doctor Who and Christmas it’s much warmer and hopeful than that, so in perfect timing walking towards him out of the snow he meets earliest incarnation. The William Hartnell version of the Doctor - played now by David Bradley in an astonishing performance - and the two of them are about to regenerate. Tonally it’s about saying “to hell with dying, let’s get on with living”. And what’s more Christmassy that that? It’s the turn of the year, a time for new beginnings, it’s the time when we start climbing back towards the light.

How does the First Doctor look at the Twelfth Doctor?

Well the Doctor never gets on with himself. Arguably he doesn’t get on with himself when it’s just him alone - we had the whole plot of Heaven Sent (in series nine) about that - so he doesn’t get on with himself even when it’s just him. But here I think we have perhaps one of the most interesting instances of the Doctors meeting, because the First Doctor as we know from the show is quite different from the Doctor we know now.

Ultimately he’s the same person - he has the same set of impulses and ideals - but he hasn’t yet become at home with what he’s becoming. If you look at the original William Hartnell series, the Doctor’s starting to fight the good fight, but he’ll arrive in a spot of trouble and generally speaking he’ll only help others out because he needs to get back to the TARDIS. So often there’d be a plot contrivance to stop William Hartnell’s Doctor getting back to his TARDIS and flying out of danger. Slowly that started changing as the Doctor developed as a character. He’d start saying “No I can’t leave yet - not because I can’t get to the TARDIS, but because these people are still in trouble and this evil is still in control. I have to help these people.”

Without noticing it, or it ever being his plan or his intent, he’s starting to engage with the universe and he’d be horrified to think that he’s starting to become its protector. Now, at the end of that lifetime when the First Doctor is facing his end, he doesn’t yet realise that’s what he already is. He’s already the man who rides to the rescue, the saviour of the oppressed, but he doesn’t own up to that. Now he meets the Twelfth doctor, and the Twelfth doctor has been doing this for so long. He’s used to the idea that he’s already Earth’s protector - an idea that completely bewilders his younger - except kind of older self. The thing to focus on this time, alongside the flourishes that distinguish the two doctors - it that they are at very different moments in their lives. The First Doctor is not quite yet the hero we are used to.

How did you feel to be writing your final episode of Doctor Who?

The truth about writing anything is that it’s always difficult. You can change the reason why it’s difficult, but the fact is it’s just always difficult! Throughout writing this I wanted to feel more about the fact it’s the last one I’ll ever write, and I wanted to feel more about it’s the last one Peter will ever play, but the truth is that the technicality and the difficulty and the demands on your creativity - all that overwhelms you to the point where you’re just trying to write a great Doctor Who story! That’s enough to contend with - you can’t have the real life drama of two old Scotsmen making their way to the door.

Once we got into shooting it, however, and especially when we approached filming Peter’s last moments as the Doctor which were done at the end of the shoot, we did talk more about how exactly he should meet his end. We were both very pleased with that final section of the script already, but as we went through piece by piece we thought there were ways to improve it so I’d be banging out new pages each night for us to discuss on set each day. That was so enjoyable and exciting to do - to really feel that we were getting his send off right - that in a way it took whatever emotions we were both having about leaving and put them on screen where they belong. By the time we got to that part of filming I think Peter and I were probably the least emotional on set because we’d put it all in the show!


The episode premieres in the UK on BBC One on Christmas Day at 5.30pm, followed by transmission around the world. Full details here




Twice Upon A Time - New ClipBookmark and Share

Sunday, 17 December 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The BBC has released a new clip from this year's Christmas Special, Twice Upon A Time

Escaping in the First Doctor's TARDIS




New Trailer ReleasedBookmark and Share

Friday, 8 December 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The BBC has released a new trailer for this year's Christmas Special, Twice Upon A Time

The trailer will be shown on BBC One this evening.

Twice Upon A Time - Doctor Who: Christmas Special 2017 Trailer - BBC One




Twice Upon A Time - New Pictures ReleasedBookmark and Share

Wednesday, 6 December 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The BBC have released new pictures taken from the upcoming Christmas episode of Doctor Who - Twice Upon A Time.

Two Doctors stranded in an Arctic snowscape, refusing to face regeneration. Enchanted glass people, stealing their victims from frozen time. And a World War One captain destined to die on the battlefield, but taken from the trenches to play his part in the Doctor's story.

An uplifting new tale about the power of hope in humanity’s darkest hours, Twice Upon A Time marks the end of an era. But as the Doctor must face his past to decide his future, his journey is only just beginning...
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The episode premieres in the UK on Christmas Day at 5.30pm, followed by transmission around the world. Full details here




World Enough and Time - Previews and IntroductionBookmark and Share

Friday, 23 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus

This week BBC One will show Doctor Who at 6.45pm.

Main Broadcast Details
United KingdomBBC OneSat 24 Jun 20176:45pm BST
Middle EastBBC FirstSat 24 Jun 20179.20pm AST(Sat 7:20pm BST)
United States of AmericaBBC AmericaSat 24 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
CanadaSPACESat 24 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
New ZealandPRIMESun 25 Jun 20177:30pm NZST(Sun 8:30am BST)
FinlandYLE2Sun 25 Jun 201711.25pm EEST(Sun 9:55am BST)
AustraliaABCSun 25 Jun 20177:40pm AEST(Sun 10:40am BST, also on ABC ME)
BrazilSyFySun 25 Jun 20178:00pm BRT(Mon 12:00qm BST)
Latin AmericaSyFySun 25 Jun 201710:00pm CDT(Mon 4:00am BST)

Full listings here




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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The BBC have released a number of new publicity images to promote this week's episode of Doctor Who, World Enough And Time
World Enough And Time

Writer: Steven Moffat
Director: Rachel Talalay

Friendship drives the Doctor into the rashest decision of his life. Trapped on a giant spaceship, caught in the event horizon of a black hole, he witnesses the death of someone he is pledged to protect. Is there any way he can redeem his mistake? Are events already out of control? For once, time is the Time Lord’s enemy…
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This week BBC One will show Doctor Who at 6.45pm.

Main Broadcast Details
United KingdomBBC OneSat 24 Jun 20176:45pm BST
Middle EastBBC FirstSat 24 Jun 20179.20pm AST(Sat 7:20pm BST)
United States of AmericaBBC AmericaSat 24 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
CanadaSPACESat 24 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
New ZealandPRIMESun 25 Jun 20177:30pm NZST(Sun 8:30am BST)
FinlandYLE2Sun 25 Jun 201711.25pm EEST(Sun 9:55am BST)
AustraliaABCSun 25 Jun 20177:40pm AEST(Sun 10:40am BST, also on ABC ME)
BrazilSyFySun 25 Jun 20178:00pm BRT(Mon 12:00qm BST)
Latin AmericaSyFySun 25 Jun 201710:00pm CDT(Mon 4:00am BST)

Full listings here




New Doctor Who Finale ImageBookmark and Share

Sunday, 18 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
Missy (MICHELLE GOMEZ), The Master (JOHN SIMM), The Doctor (PETER CAPALDI)  (Credit: BBC Simon Ridgway/Ray Burmiston)


The BBC has released a new image for the Doctor Who series 10 finale, which sees Missy (Michelle Gomez) and the Master (John Simm) together for the first time.

The pair are seen either side of the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) as they put their own chilling spin on the poster image that previously accompanied Doctor Who’s 50th-anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor.

Simm will return to Doctor Who as the Master for the first time since New Year’s Day 2010, when he was responsible for the regeneration of the Tenth Doctor. This time the Master will come face-to-face with Missy, his later regeneration, and battle the Doctor during the series’ two part finale which begins next weekend.

The episodes will also feature the return of the Cybermen - including the original Mondasian Cybermen, for the first time in over 50 years - plus Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) and Nardole (Matt Lucas) in an adventure that promises to change Doctor Who forever.

Doctor Who’s series finale begins in the UK with episode 11, World Enough and Time, at 6:45pm on Saturday 24 June on BBC One, followed by broadcasts around the world. It concludes on Saturday 1 July with Episode 12, The Doctor Falls – an extended, 60-minute episode.




The Eaters of Light - IntroductionBookmark and Share

Saturday, 17 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus


This week BBC One will show Doctor Who at the earlier time of 6.45pm.

Main Broadcast Details
United KingdomBBC OneSat 17 Jun 20176:45pm BST
Middle EastBBC FirstSat 17 Jun 20179.20pm AST(Sat 7:20pm BST)
United States of AmericaBBC AmericaSat 17 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
CanadaSPACESat 17 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
New ZealandPRIMESun 18 Jun 20177:30pm NZST(Sun 8:30am BST)
FinlandYLE2Sun 18 Jun 201712:05pm EEST(Sun 10:05am BST)
AustraliaABCSun 18 Jun 20177:40pm AEST(Sun 10:40am BST, also on ABC ME)
BrazilSyFySun 18 Jun 20178:00pm BRT(Mon 12:00qm BST)
Latin AmericaSyFySun 18 Jun 201710:00pm CDT(Mon 4:00am BST)

Full listings here




The Eaters of Light - Publicity PicturesBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The BBC have released a number of new publicity images to promote this week's episode of Doctor Who, The Eaters of Light
The Eaters of Light

Writer: Rona Munro
Director: Charles Palmer

A long time ago, the ninth legion of the Roman army vanished into the mists of Scotland. Bill has a theory about what happened, and the Doctor has a time machine. But when they arrive in ancient Aberdeenshire, what they find is a far greater threat than any army. In a cairn, on a hillside, is a doorway leading to the end of the world…
The Eaters of Light: Ban (Daniel Kerr), Kar (Rebecca Benson), Nardole (Matt Lucas), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Bill (Pearl Mackie), Thracius (Ben Hunter), Marcus (Aaron Phagura), Vitus (Sam Adewunmi), Lucius (Brian Vernel) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Nardole (Matt Lucas) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Pict Warriors (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Pict Warriors (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Nardole (Matt Lucas) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Nardole (Matt Lucas) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Bill (Pearl Mackie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson), Nardole (Matt Lucas), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Vitus (Sam Adewunmi), Bill (Pearl Mackie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Vitus (Sam Adewunmi), Bill (Pearl Mackie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Vitus (Sam Adewunmi), Bill (Pearl Mackie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Bill (Pearl Mackie), Vitus (Sam Adewunmi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson), Bill (Pearl Mackie), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Bill (Pearl Mackie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Bill (Pearl Mackie), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Bill (Pearl Mackie), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Vitus (Sam Adewunmi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Vitus (Sam Adewunmi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Thracius (Ben Hunter) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Thracius (Ben Hunter) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Lucius (Brian Vernel) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Ban (Daniel Kerr) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Ban (Daniel Kerr) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Vitus (Sam Adewunmi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Thracius (Ben Hunter) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Marcus (Aaron Phagura) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Lucius (Brian Vernel) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))The Eaters of Light: Ban (Daniel Kerr) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))

This week BBC One will show Doctor Who at the earlier time of 6.45pm.

Main Broadcast Details
United KingdomBBC OneSat 17 Jun 20176:45pm BST
Middle EastBBC FirstSat 17 Jun 20179.20pm AST(Sat 7:20pm BST)
United States of AmericaBBC AmericaSat 17 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
CanadaSPACESat 17 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
New ZealandPRIMESun 18 Jun 20177:30pm NZST(Sun 8:30am BST)
FinlandYLE2Sun 18 Jun 201712:05pm EEST(Sun 10:05am BST)
AustraliaABCSun 18 Jun 20177:40pm AEST(Sun 10:40am BST, also on ABC ME)
BrazilSyFySun 18 Jun 20178:00pm BRT(Mon 12:00qm BST)
Latin AmericaSyFySun 18 Jun 201710:00pm CDT(Mon 4:00am BST)

Full listings here




The Empress Of Mars - IntroductionBookmark and Share

Saturday, 10 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus


This week BBC One will show Doctor Who at 7.15pm.

Main Broadcast Details
United KingdomBBC OneSat 10 Jun 20177:15pm BST
Middle EastBBC FirstSat 10 Jun 201709.20pm AST(Sat 7:15pm BST)
United States of AmericaBBC AmericaSat 10 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
CanadaSPACESat 10 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
New ZealandPRIMESun 11 Jun 20177:30pm NZST(Sun 8:30am BST)
FinlandYLE2Sun 11 Jun 201712:05pm EEST(Sun 10:05am BST)
AustraliaABCSun 11 Jun 20177:40pm AEST(Sun 10:40am BST, also on ABC ME)
BrazilSyFySun 11 Jun 20178:00pm BRT(Mon 12:00qm BST)
Latin AmericaSyFySun 11 Jun 201710:00pm CDT(Mon 4:00am BST)

Full listings here




The Empress Of Mars - Publicity PicturesBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The BBC have released a number of new publicity images to promote this week's episode of Doctor Who, The Empress Of Mars
The Empress Of Mars

Writer: Mark Gatiss
Director: Wayne Che Yip

The Doctor, Bill and Nardole arrive on Mars, and find themselves in an impossible conflict between Ice Warriors… and Victorian soldiers. As the Martian hive awakens around them, the Doctor faces a unique dilemma - this time the humans, not the Ice Warriors are the invaders. When Earth is invading Mars, whose side is he on?
Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Godsacre (Anthony Calf) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: Soldiers (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: Soldiers (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))Empress of Mars: Nardole (Matt Lucas) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Nardole (Matt Lucas), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Nardole (Matt Lucas), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Godsacre (Anthony Calf), Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Bill (Pearl Mackie), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley), Godsacre (Anthony Calf), Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Bill (Pearl Mackie), Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Vincey (Bayo Gbadamosi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Godsacre (Anthony Calf) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Godsacre (Anthony Calf) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Jackdaw (Ian Beattie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Jackdaw (Ian Beattie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Vincey (Bayo Gbadamosi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Vincey (Bayo Gbadamosi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Sergeant Major Peach (Glenn Speers) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Sergeant Major Peach (Glenn Speers) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Vincey (Bayo Gbadamosi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Sergeant Major Peach (Glenn Speers) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Jackdaw (Ian Beattie) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Iraxxa (Adele Lynch) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Godsacre (Anthony Calf) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Empress of Mars: Catchlove (Ferdinand Kingsley) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))

This week BBC One will show Doctor Who at 7.15pm.

Main Broadcast Details
United KingdomBBC OneSat 10 Jun 20177:15pm BST
Middle EastBBC FirstSat 10 Jun 201710.20pm AST(Sat 7:45pm BST)
United States of AmericaBBC AmericaSat 10 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
CanadaSPACESat 10 Jun 20179:00pm EDT(Sun 2:00am BST)
New ZealandPRIMESun 11 Jun 20177:30pm NZST(Sun 8:30am BST)
FinlandYLE2Sun 11 Jun 201712:05pm EEST(Sun 10:05am BST)
AustraliaABCSun 11 Jun 20177:40pm AEST(Sun 10:40am BST, also on ABC ME)
BrazilSyFySun 11 Jun 20178:00pm BRT(Mon 12:00qm BST)
Latin AmericaSyFySun 11 Jun 201710:00pm CDT(Mon 4:00am BST)

Full listings here