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12/31/2009 12:41:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

BBC News have uploaded this morning's interview with David Tennant. The item contains two clips from The End of Time Part Two, which contain spoilers from Part One.

Tennant later appeared on a BBC Radio 5 Live phono-in, which is available on the BBC iPlayer.

BBC News have also published an article on regenerations past and present.

David Tennant has also talked to MTV about his 'Doctor Who' Mementoes.

Bookmark and Share One to Watch

12/30/2009 01:04:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

LogoThe new Radio Times marks Matt Smith out as one of the ten people to watch in 2010. In the magazine, new executive producer Steven Moffat tells why viewers will be transfixed by Smith's portrayal of The Doctor. He describes him as a strong quiet man who conveys gravitas perfectly. "His most powerful moments are when he is very very quiet. in a way that a very powerful person can be... It's all implied strength rather than demonstrated bluster."

Moffat describes Smith as very much the 'nutty professor' Doctor whom the camera adores. "You'll be seeing a lot of that face, suffering, in close-up."

Smith's first series as the Doctor is due to be aired in the UK in the spring.

Bookmark and Share Press Notes

12/30/2009 12:44:00 am - Reported by Marcus

A new clip from The End of Time - Part Two has been made available today. An audio version of the clip was played on Who on Who on BBC Radio 2 and the full version was seen later on Alan Carr Chatty Man.

David Tennant and Catherine Tate have sparked off a debate on how to pronounce 2010. The topic was one of those discussed in last Saturday's Radio 2 show hosted by the pair when Tennant claimed that the BBC compliance rules insisted on twenty-ten while guest Bernard Cribbins said older people would prefer two thousand and ten. Although the BBC later denied there was any rule, the discussion has been picked up by many papers including The Telegraph in the UK and several papers around the world.

Meanwhile The Daily Mail, always quick to find a story to knock the BBC, has claimed that Tennant has taken over the BBC this Christmas. The paper claims the actor will have made over 75 appearances on the BBC over the holiday period and accuses the BBC of freezing out young acting talent by giving audiences an overdose of Tennant. Conservative MP Nigel Evans has been quoted by the paper as saying : "Sadly the BBC seem to have got themselves stuck in the rut of chasing ratings and going populist". he added "Their public service remit was always about bringing on fresh talent", perhaps forgetting that relative newcomer and 'fresh talent' Matt Smith takes over the role of The Doctor shortly.

For more press items in the last few days see GallifreyBase's Media Summary.

Bookmark and Share End of Time - Appreciation Index

12/29/2009 11:12:00 am - Reported by Marcus

The End of Time Part One received an AI figure of 87.

The Appreciation Index, or AI, figure is a measure of how much the audience liked a programme. A score over 85 is considered excellent. Doctor Who had the highest score of the day on BBC One or BBC Two. The only programme to score higher on the main five channels was the film Gladiator on ITV1, which scored 89 with a much lower audience.

Bookmark and Share End of Time Part One Ratings Update

12/28/2009 06:39:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The Sunday night, BBC Three repeat of The End of Time Part One was watched by 590,000 viewers according to unofficial overnight figures. The programme was the 11th most watched multi channel programme for the day and had a share of 2.7%.

With figures available for the whole week, the Christmas day showing remains as the third most watched programme. Final figures will include those who record the programme and watch it within one week, and it is possible the programme will move into second place once these are released next week. The Appreciation Index figure should be available Tuesday.

Bookmark and Share Press Roundup

12/27/2009 01:03:00 am - Reported by Marcus

The BBC has uploaded an exclusive clip from Part Two of The End of Time onto the official website. You are strongly advised not to click on the link if you have not seen Part One as it contains major spoilers from the end of Part One. The clip is only available on the official site in the UK.

David Tennant has spoken of his love for Doctor Who and how it lead him to choose acting for a career. Speaking on Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio Four, to be broadcast Sunday morning, he tells how it was watching Jon Pertwee in the role as a child, that made him want to go into the profession. He also tells of meeting Tom Baker while Baker was playing the fourth Doctor.

Various papers have reported the UK ratings for Christmas day with The Times describing the figures as disappointing for the BBC, while the Guardian concentrated on the BBC's dominance of the chart. The Mirror focused on EastEnders, but describes The End of Time as terrific, while The Star discribed the Christmas audiences for BBC One as huge.

For more press items in the last few days see GallifreyBase's Media Summary.

Bookmark and Share Tennant and Tate interview Cribbins and Davison

12/26/2009 10:35:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Radio 2David Tennant and Catherine Tate today stood in for Jonathan Ross on his Radio 2 show.

Guests included Bernard Cribbins and fifth Doctor Peter Davison.

The programme is available worldwide via the BBC iplayer for the next seven days.

Bookmark and Share The End of Time - Ratings

12/26/2009 09:43:00 am - Reported by Marcus

End of Time 110.0 million people watched the first part of The End of Time on BBC One yesterday, according to unofficial overnight figures.

Doctor Who was the third most-watched programme of the day, behind soap opera EastEnders and sitcom The Royle Family, and achieved a 42.2% share of the total television audience.

Although the raw figure is down on the previous two years, it still makes The End of Time, Part One one of the highest-rating episodes of the series since it returned in 2005. An additional 340,000 viewers watched the programme on the BBC HD channel. If HD figures are added to the BBC One figures then both Doctor Who and The Royle Family got 10.4 million watching.

The day was a triumph for the BBC, with BBC One taking nine of the top ten Christmas Day spots.

On the digital channels Doctor Who Confidential had 0.58 million watching and was the fourth highest multi channel programme of the day.

Final figures, which will include those who record and watch the programme within one week, will be released by BARB in January.


Bookmark and Share Press Notes

12/24/2009 07:09:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Russell T Davies has told The Guardian how he took Pop Idol as his inspiration for the rebirth of Doctor Who. He tells the paper how he used to go to a friend's house to watch the final with several others. He says "I wanted to do that with drama. If we could have the voice at the beginning of The X Factor introducing each episode I would do it."

In a somewhat different interview, Davies has caused controversy by voicing his concerns about the future of the BBC, should the Conservative Party win the 2010 General Election. Davies told The Mirror he fears the BBC will be dismantled by the Tories and is convinced that a move to freeze the licence fee by the Conservatives will be the beginning of the end for the corporation. "They'll dismantle it slowly. It'll get smaller and smaller until it just supports Radio 4 and some news. I'll come back and fight them at the barricades. I feel a bit like Alan Bennett, who said his favourite things about Britain were the BBC and the NHS." Davies's remarks were picked up by many UK papers, but not it seems in Conservative Central office. When journalist Matt Withers rang their press office for a statement he was told they wouldn't comment on it, because "Mr Davies is a backbench MP and, as such, his opinion isn't necessarily party policy".

Veteran actress June Whitfield has told The Sun of a particular problem she had while recording The End of Time, when the script called for her to goose David Tennant, "Well, he is so thin that it was difficult to find the bottom!" says Whitfield, 84. "But this was in the script, I promise."


You can find a summary of media articles on the GallifreyBase Forum.

Bookmark and Share USA gets 46 hour Who Marathon

12/24/2009 12:41:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

BBC AmericaFollowing its ratings success with The Waters of Mars, BBC America is broadcasting nothing but Doctor Who for the first 46 hours of 2010. Almost the entire run of David Tennant episodes will be shown starting with the Christmas Invasion at midnight New Year's Day and going right through to The End of Time Part Two ending at 10pm on 2nd January.

Bookmark and Share Ratings Update

12/24/2009 12:07:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

In the run up to The End of Time on Christmas Day, the Doctor Who repeats on BBC Three have been scoring high ratings. Tuesday's showing of The Next Doctor had 0.54 million watching, making it the tenth highest-rated multichannel programme for the day. Wednesday's repeat of Planet of the Dead did even better, with 0.69 million watching and was the second highest-rated multichannel programme of the day. The 7pm slot has no inheritance, being the first programme on BBC Three for the day, meaning the audience steadily rose throughout the episode with 850,000 watching by the end.

Meanwhile the BBC has revealed that Planet of the Dead was the ninth most-watched programme of the year on the BBC iPlayer, with 811,800 requests. Torchwood: Children of Earth Part 1 was thirteenth with 559,800 requests. The top programme was Top Gear. The BBC iPlayer has its second birthday on Christmas Day, and is now available on more than 20 different devices.

Bookmark and Share Radio Times Tribute

12/24/2009 01:15:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Radio TimesRadio Times is marking the end of the Tenth Doctor’s tenure with a souvenir of the David Tennant and Russell T Davies years by releasing a 164-page glossy tribute book complete with episode guides and photos shot exclusively for Radio Times, many never seen before.

This book will not be in the shops – available only through an order form in Radio Times magazine or via the 24-hour order line 0844 543 9822 (calls cost 5p per minute at all times from a BT landline). The book is £6.99 including P&P.

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Bookmark and Share Donald Pickering 1933 - 2009

12/23/2009 10:47:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The actor Donald Pickering has died at the age of 76.

Donald Pickering was a well known British actor appearing in many classic television, film and radio roles. His television appearances included The Pallisers, The Avengers, The House of Eliott, All Creatures Great and Small, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, Yes, Prime Minister, The Bittas Empire and Executive Stress.

He is best known to Doctor Who fans for his three appearances in the Classic series. He fist played the role of Eyesen in the 1964 story The Keys of Marinus alongside William Hartnell. Eyesen was the Court Prosecutor, who has succeeded in persuading the Three Judges of Millennium to find Ian guilty of murder.

Pickering returned to the series in 1967, this time with Patrick Troughton, playing Captain Blade in The Faceless Ones. Blade was an airplane pilot at Gatwick Airport whose identity was taken over by a Chameleon.

His final appearance in the series was twenty years later in Sylvester McCoy's first story, Time and the Rani. In this story he played Beyus, the leader of the Lakertyan race, who was forced to serve the Rani alongside his daughter.

Donald Pickering died peacefully at home on 19th December 2009.

Bookmark and Share Record Ratings for BBC America

12/23/2009 12:12:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Waters of MarsThe Waters of Mars helped BBC America achieve its highest ever rating last Saturday.

In total over 1.1 million watched the three showings of the Doctor Who special on the channel giving it its highest ever prime time rating and making it 13th highest amongst advertising supported cable networks for ages 25-35.

Richard De Croce, Senior Vice President Programming, BBC AMERICA said
"The final specials starring David Tennant have opened the door for new audiences to this iconic series while taking longtime fans on an incredible journey, Tennant’s remaining two specials, The End of Time, Part One and Part Two, are the most anticipated episodes in the history of the series – which is why we’re airing them just a day after their UK premiere."

The End of Time airs on BBC America over the next two Saturdays, with Part One at 9pm ET on the 26th followed by Part Two at 8.30 ET on 2nd January.  To mark the importance of the programme to the channel, Doctor Who has taken over the front page of the BBC America website, with video clips and images from the specials.

BBC America has already confirmed that Series One, Matt Smith's first series as the Doctor will air on the channel in the Spring. Previous series have aired first on the Sci-Fi channel, where they got ratings of around 1.5 million.

Bookmark and Share Space Museum / Chase Extras

12/22/2009 03:02:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The British Board of Film Classification has passed a number of extras for the March release of the two William Hartnell stories The Space Museum and The Chase.

The Space MuseumThe Space Museum
  • Defending the Museum - 9'26"
  • My Grandfather The Doctor - 10'3"
  • The Space Museum - Picture Gallery - 4'24"
  • A Holiday for the Doctor - 13'59"
The Chase
    The Chase
  • The Thrill of the Chase - 10'24"
  • Doctor Who - Follow that Dalek - 11'58"
  • Give A Show - Slides - 12'13"
  • Shawcraft The Original Monster Makers - 16'57"
  • The Chase Photo gallery - 5'7"
  • Last Stop White City - 13'14"
  • Beyond the Screen - 21'54"
  • Easter Egg - 2'48"
  • Daleks! Conquer and Destroy - 22'36"
  • Untitled - 12' 43"
The stories are due for release in the UK on 1st March 2010.

The Board have also cleared the three documentaries Doctor Who - Greatest Moments, which were shown on BBC Three in the summer. These documentaries appear to be included as extras in the February release of Dreamland.

Bookmark and Share Torchwood in Australia

12/21/2009 05:18:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

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Torchwood: Children of Earth comes to Australia in January, with the series making its debut on ABC2 on Friday 8th January 2010.

Unlike its original showing in the UK the series will be shown on a weekly basis at 8.30pm.

Children of Earth was first shown in Australia on UKTV in July, the same month as it recieved its premier in the UK and North America.

Bookmark and Share Commentary Details

12/21/2009 03:21:00 am - Reported by Marcus

The BBC has revealed that BBC Three repeats of The End of Time will have available an audio commentary from outgoing executive producers Russell T Davies and Julie Gardner.

The commentary for part one will be available on Freeview, Virgin and Sky on Sunday 27th December at 7pm, while the commentary for Part Two will only be on Virgin and Sky on Sunday 3rd January at 7pm. Neither commentary will be available on Freesat.

The commentaries are expected to be broadcast on BBC Radio 7 and thus will be available worldwide on the BBC i-player. Part One has been scheduled for 3am on 26th December, with Part Two airing at 2.30am on Sunday 3rd January.

In addition, the Christmas Eve, 9am, BBC Three repeat of Dreamland will also have a commentary, this time with writer Phil Ford and the director Gary Russell.

Bookmark and Share K9 episode titles

12/19/2009 03:55:00 am - Reported by Josiah Rowe

Stewart & Wall Entertainment, the Australian production company which has made the new K9 series, has released a list of episode titles for the first half of the 26-episode season. K9 is expected to air on Disney XD in Europe and on Channel Ten in Australia in early 2010. The titles, revealed on the Stewart & Wall website, can be seen in the spoiler box below:

            1.  Regeneration
2. Liberation, Part 2 of 1
3. The Korven
4. The Bounty Hunter
5. Sirens of Ceres
6. Fear Itself
7. Fall of the House of Gryffen
8. Jaws of Orthrus
9. Dreameaters
10. The Curse of Anubis
11. Oroborus
12. Alien Avatar
13. Aeolian

Bookmark and Share Mammoth news round-up

12/18/2009 08:30:00 pm - Reported by Josiah Rowe

The flurry of Doctor Who news stories in the run-up to The End of Time has begun. But first, North American viewers will be able to enjoy The Waters of Mars tomorrow on BBC America and Canada's Space channel. In North American media, Canadian entertainment website dose.ca has an interview with Russell T Davies, and The Philadelphia Daily News, The Vancouver Sun and McClatchy News all have interviews with David Tennant.

Tennant is busy in the US filming the pilot for Rex Is Not Your Lawyer, and the Los Angeles Times reports that NBC may pick the series up as early as this spring. For those of you who can't get enough pictures of David Tennant wearing puffy winter coats, there are plenty from Rex filming here. In other Tennant news, the Sunday Mercury has an article titled "7 Things You Didn't Know About Dr Who David Tennant" (though readers of this page probably know most of them). What's On TV has a lengthy interview with Tennant about The End of Time, and BBC Newsbeat interviews Tennant about his forthcoming role in "St. Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold". Down Under, The Age and The Daily Telegraph (both of Australia) have stories on Tennant's TARDIS exit.

SFX continues its month-long Doctor Who celebration, with more excerpts from their interview with Russell T Davies here (talking about classic Doctor Who and multi-Doctor stories), here (talking about American television) and here (talking about "the scene that gets everyone" in The End of Time). Also on SFX's blog, Phil Ford talks about writing for The Sarah Jane Adventures, Alexandra Moen (Lucy Saxon) answers questions from fans, and the blog's staff compile a list of all the times British tabloids have gotten a Doctor Who story spectacularly wrong. Alexandra Moen is also interviewed at Digital Spy.

Davies tells the Western Mail that his final two Doctor Who episodes will be "like all your Christmas presents rolled into one, right from your big present to the tiniest thing at the bottom of the stocking." The South Wales Echo also grabs a snippet from the Western Mail interview. Davies also talked to BBC News about handing over the Doctor Who reins to Steven Moffat.

Bernard Cribbins will be interviewed on stage at the BFI on January 16. The conversation will be followed by a special screening of the 1966 film Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150 AD, starring Cribbins and Peter Cushing. In the aftermath of Cribbins' recent special BAFTA award, he was profiled in The Independent and interviewed by Ken Russell in The Times.

Claire Bloom talks to The Times about her life and work, including a vague but possibly spoiler-ish mention of her role in The End of Time.

There have been a slew of stories lately about people who've made full-sized Daleks. One in Surrey is covered here, and another (from Birtley in Gateshead) is covered in tech blogs √úbergizmo, Geeky Gadgets, Gizmodo and Electricpig. And an Atherton man who's built a full-size TARDIS replica is profiled in The Leigh Reporter (though it isn't clear whether he's built the interior or the exterior of the ship).

Even Christmas pageants can't escape Doctor Who connections this year; pupils in the tiny North Yorkshire village of Ruswarp are putting on a Christmas pageant with a Doctor Who theme, and Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith) is directing the Nativity play at his old primary school in London.

It's not all The End of Time, though; Digital Spy interviews Colin Baker about completing "The Missing Stories" on audio for Big Finish.

The Daily Mail has a general preview of The End of Time, and The Sun has a somewhat spoilery photo of John Simm from the story.

The Sun has an article on Catherine Tate's Christmas special, in which she says that she and David Tennant will be "like the Richard & Judy of Christmas", due to being on UK television so much over the holiday season. Of Tennant's appearances, Doctor Who and Hamlet are listed by The Independent as part of its "Twelve TV Treats of Christmas" list.

The Times includes Tennant's Hamlet in its round-up of the best theatre of the past decade, and the return of Doctor Who in its list of the decade's best television. BBC News has also commissioned a "portrait of the decade", which includes the return of Doctor Who as one of the key cultural events and David Tennant as one of the top 20 people of the decade.

Finally, Paul Cornell, writer of the Doctor Who episodes "Father's Day", "Human Nature" and "The Family of Blood" as well as several acclaimed novels, has published a new Doctor Who story on his blog for Christmas. Cornell says that the story is being presented "purely as fan fiction, with no money being made." It's lovely, and you should read it.

Bookmark and Share Odds on a Who Christmas

12/18/2009 08:19:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

Every year there is speculation on which show will top the British TV ratings on Christmas Day. Fans and media commentators also speculate how well Doctor Who will fare against other festive programmes.

This year, the odds given by online betting company Skybet place Doctor Who as coming in second place at 6/4, with the top spot expected to be Eastenders with its usual 'explosive' Christmas storyline, at 4/6. Third place is given to the other perennial soap Coronation Street, at 12/1.

Most popular programme of the year (so far!) has been the ITV juggernaut The X-Factor, which saw a peak of some 19m+ viewers tune in to the final last weekend. In terms of average ratings for the entire programme, the final Britain's Got Talent, also on ITV1, in May, is currently the top-rated show of 2009.


Doctor Who's success on Christmas Day for previous years:
2005: The Christmas Invasion, 9.84m(2); Eastenders, 10.60m(1)
2006: The Runaway Bride, 9.35m(4); Eastenders, 9.40m/11.56m(3/2); The Vicar of Dibley, 12.39m(1)
2007: Voyage of the Damned, 13.31m(2); Eastenders, 14.38m(1)
2008: The Next Doctor, 13.10m(2); Wallace and Gromit, 16.15m(1)



Tune in for The End of Time part one on Christmas Day, BBC1/HD, 6:00pm!

Bookmark and Share The End of Time press screening

12/18/2009 02:17:00 am - Reported by Marcus

The press screening for Part One of The End of Time took place in studio TC8 at BBC Television Centre on Thursday evening. This was an appropriate venue, as TC8 was used for many recordings of classic Doctor Who, including a previous regeneration story, Planet of the Spiders, the swansong of Jon Pertwee's Third Doctor.

The screening was attended by Russell T Davies, John Simm and Bernard Cribbins, who answered questions from the audience.

Others at the screening included Catherine Tate, who played Donna Noble in Series 4 and who returns for the special,  David Harewood, Claire Bloom and Alaxandra Moen, as well as Steven Moffat, who has now taken over from Davies as Executive Producer of Doctor Who. Also in attendance, and marking the importance the BBC places on Doctor Who, was the man in charge of the corporation, Director-General Mark Thompson.

Reviews of the evening with reasonably few spoliers can be read on BBC News, in SFX, on freelance journalist Ian Wylie's Blog and on Total Sci-Fi Online.

Bookmark and Share Doctor Who Adventures - 146

12/17/2009 03:37:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Doctor Who MagazineThis week's issue of Doctor Who Adventures comes with eight gifts – a 2010 calendar, two bookmarks, a hologram sticker sheet, three postcards and a mask of the Master.

Inside, Doctor Who Adventures reveals the Top 10 Christmas moments, there’s a preview of The End of Time, the Tenth Doctor’s final adventure, and an look at how the Doctor Who crew created a winter wonderland in the middle of July.

Readers can claim five free Doctor Who magazine files. They can also enter a competition to win a Doctor Who bedroom.

Plus the big Christmas quiz and a festive comic strip, Doctor’s Data all about Davros and Five fantastic posters.

Out Thursday in the United Kingdom

Bookmark and Share Tennant Interview

12/17/2009 03:11:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

David Tennant has given a brief interview to BBC News, talking about his feelings on leaving the role of the Doctor.

The interview was recorded on the TARDIS set in May. As he nears the end of his time in Doctor Who, Tennant tells Lizo Mzimba about how the role has affected him and his thoughts on his final story.

Part of the interview was also shown on the BBC's main evening news programme, The Six O'Clock News.

The press showing of The End of Time is Thursday night in London.

Bookmark and Share Buzzcocks Ratings

12/17/2009 02:42:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The Doctor Who themed edition of Never Mind The Buzzcocks got an audience of 2.9 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures. The programme, which was presented by David Tennant, and starred Bernard Cribbins and Catherine Tate, got a share of 14% or the total audience.

The rating is much higher than usual for the programme, which, this series, has averaged around 2.1 million viewers per programme. It is the highest rating for the programme since November 2007.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks is repeated on BBC Two next Tuesday and is available in the UK on the BBC i-Player.

Bookmark and Share Dreamland on the Red Button

12/16/2009 08:30:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

The BBC Press Office have released information on the number of viewers that have used the red button facility on digital television, and revealed that the animated adventure Dreamland was watched by almost one million people.

John Denton, Managing Editor, BBC Red Button, said: "This year has proven that audiences love choice and enjoy the extra interactivity that the red button service can provide and we're pleased that, as UK television becomes fully digital, we've been able to take this incredible performance to even more viewers."

"Traditional" broadcasting ratings are reported here.

Bookmark and Share International Roundup

12/16/2009 03:52:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Cable channel Space have issued a Press Release on the Canadian showing of The End of Time on 2nd January, originally reported here. As well as previewing the upcoming special the Channel will be devoting InnerSPACE on December 18th to Doctor Who including an interview with Russell T Davies. The channel also confirms it will be showing Matt Smith's first series in the Spring of 2010.

Meanwhile Australian fans are being offered the chance to download Voyage of the Damned free from iTunes courtsy of Australian paper The Age.
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Bookmark and Share Moffat announces monster return

12/15/2009 09:29:00 pm - Reported by Anthony Weight


Interviewed by writer and journalist Matthew Sweet in tonight's edition of Night Waves on BBC Radio 3, new Doctor Who lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat announced the return of a race of monsters to face new Doctor Matt Smith in the next series of the programme in 2010. After discussing various aspects of what it was like being in charge of Doctor Who, at the end of the interview Sweet asked Moffat if he could reveal one piece of information known to nobody outside of the production team, as a "teaser" for the next series. Moffat's answer is given in the spoiler box below.


"The Weeping Angels are coming back!"


Bookmark and Share Doctor Who items on sale at Bonhams

12/13/2009 06:22:00 pm - Reported by Anthony Weight


Auctioneer Bonhams has a number of lots related to Doctor Who in its entertainment memorabilia sale on Wednesday 16th December at Knightsbridge in London.

Going under the hammer are the following (estimate in brackets):

Two vampire guard costumes from State of Decay (£150-£200 and £200-£300)

A Tetrap costume (pictured) from Time and the Rani (£4,000-£4,500)

Thawn's costume from The Power of Kroll labelled with actor Neil McCarthy's name (£650-£750)

Four rehearsal scripts from The Robots of Death (£250-£300) with a short, typewritten letter dated 14th October 1976 indicating that the part of SV7 was originally offered to the actor Hilary Minster.The role was eventually played by Miles Fothergill. Minster appeared in Planet of the Daleks and Genesis of the Daleks.

A Time Lord robe believed to have been used in The Deadly Assassin and Arc of Infinity (£500-£600)

A partial Cyberman costume worn by Ken Barker in Attack of the Cybermen (£2,500-£3,000)

A Shrivenzale foot from The Ribos Operation (£400-£450)

The auction begins at midday.

Bookmark and Share Merry Christmas from The Doctor and BBC One

12/13/2009 12:12:00 am - Reported by Marcus

The BBC have released a couple of Christmas messages from David Tennant, as The Doctor, wishing viewers a Merry Christmas, both of which are available on the BBC's YouTube Channel.

The last time The Doctor gave a Christmas message was 44 years ago at the end of the episode The Feast of Steven, broadcast on Christmas Day 1965, when William Hartnell raised a glass and wished a 'happy Christmas to all of you at home.'





The YouTube channel also has a number of clips from the upcoming Doctor Who themed edition of Never Mind The Buzzcocks.

Bookmark and Share Steven Moffat on Radio 3

12/11/2009 07:38:00 pm - Reported by Anthony Weight


Steven Moffat, the new lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who, will be interviewed on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves programme this coming Tuesday, the 15th of December. The programme is presented by Matthew Sweet, runs from 9.15-10pm, and according to Sweet "He's one of a series of people we're talking to next week who have also recently taken over important cultural appointments."

Sweet is himself a long-term Doctor Who fan, who has written several articles about the programme in the mainstream British press in the past decade, particularly for The Independent newspaper. He has also written professional Doctor Who fiction himself, in the form of audio dramas and short stories for Big Finish Productions.

Night Waves can be heard live worldwide on the internet, and listened to again on the BBC iPlayer. You can keep track of all major Doctor Who-related programmes on British TV and radio this Christmas with our broadcast summary.

Bookmark and Share Sarah Jane Final Ratings

12/11/2009 03:33:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Final Ratings Data is now available for the entire run of Series Three of The Sarah Jane Adventures.

The final two episodes of the series got a rating of 0.95 million for Part One of The Gift and 0.89 million for Part Two. The audience share for both episodes was 7%.

The ratings were once again much higher than the average for BBC One at this time of day with the programmes reaching three times as many viewers as is usual for the timeslot. The audience profile was consistent with this time of day suggesting that The Sarah Jane Adventures was being seen by a substantial number of its target audience on CBBC.

A comparison with other new CBBC shows transmitted at this time shows just how well the show is doing with The Sarah Jane Adventures getting more than double the average achieved by other programmes.

The highest rated episodes of the series were the two parts of The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith, which saw David Tennant guest starring as the Doctor. This episode also scored the highest AI figure for the series with a score of 89.



Full Audience data is available on Gallifrey Base.

Bookmark and Share Doctor Who Adventures - 145

12/11/2009 12:43:00 am - Reported by Marcus

In this week’s Doctor Who Adventures you’ll find a story guide about Journey’s End. As Davros and the Daleks plan to destroy the universe the Doctor needs some of his best friends to help him stop them.

The Magazine asks why do strange things keep happening to Donna and her family? Find out in this week’s fact file.

Doctor Who Adventures also reveals ten of the most grisly goodbyes in Doctor Who. Look out for cyber shocks and the kiss of death!

All this, plus  the Tenth Doctor in this week’s Countdown to Change, as well as a free Doctor Who gift.

Bookmark and Share TARDIS lands at Caerphilly

12/10/2009 07:00:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Several papers have picked up on the arrival of the TARDIS at Caerphilly Castle in South Wales. The appearance is to promote the castle's Medieval Christmas fayre this weekend. The blue police box is located on top of the Inner East Gatehouse tower and will be lit up during the night. It will stay there until the New Year.

The castle was used to film some scenes for The End of Time.

The story is reported in The Mirror, The Sun, Wales Online and BBC News. Thanks to ahremsee of Gallifrey Base for the pictures.

Bookmark and Share Shada Sacrificed?

12/10/2009 05:01:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

BBC News have published an article looking into the circumstances leading to the cancellation of the 1979 Tom Baker story Shada.

The piece is written by Shaun Ley and is in conjunction with his Radio 4 programme Shelved, due for transmission this weekend.

The article provides new insight as to why the programme was abandoned. In the BBC Official History, being written by Professor Jean Seaton, it is suggested that the programme was sacrificed deliberately to make a political point regarding the effects of industrial action by the Broadcasting Unions.

The full programme can be heard on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday.

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12/10/2009 09:39:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

David Tennant's Doctor Who finale, The End of Time Part Two, will be celebrated by two free pub events, both running from 3pm to 10:30pm on New Year's Day. One takes place in London in Farringdon, with the other taking place in Manchester at The Lass O'Gowrie pub on Charles Street.

Says Doctor Who fan and Lass O'Gowrie publican Gareth Kavanagh: "We'll be using all our big screens and pub system to create a fantastic atmosphere befitting the end of an era. It's free to attend - however, it's first come, first served. Under-16s are fine to stay until 9.30pm but they must be accompanied by an adult." For more details contact Gareth at info@thelass.co.uk.

The London event is organised by Jeremy Bentham, who has arranged parties for the premiere of all four series of 21st Century Doctor Who to date; for more details on where the party will take place, contact him at jjbentham@aol.com.

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12/09/2009 07:52:00 pm - Reported by Anthony Weight

The previously-reported cover feature of the Christmas double issue of the Radio Times is by no means the only exposure Doctor Who is receiving from British TV listings magazines this Christmas. Most prominently, two other such publications have also produced Doctor Who-themed covers for their festive specials. TV & Satellite Week has a cover based around "The End of Time", while Total TV Guide's cover shows Father Christmas hand-painting TARDIS toys. The TV Times also features Doctor Who on its cover in a less prominent role, with an inset image of a Dalek promoting their own "Win a Dalek" competition.

Inside, the Radio Times is filled with Doctor Who-related material and previews. There is an in-depth interview with David Tennant, where the actor speaks about his thoughts on moving on to the next phase of his career. "Doctor Who has meant so much to me," he tells the magazine. "It's great to sign off with a flourish." Both parts of "The End of Time" are highlighted in the "Today's Choices" preview section for their respective days, with part one "Pick of the Day" for Christmas Day, described by the magazine's TV editor Alison Graham as a "thoughtful story." In the radio listings section, David Tennant's turns as interviewee (on Sunday 27th December's "Desert Island Discs") and interviewer (of Russell T Davies, on Tuesday 29th December's "Who on Who?") are also picked out as highlights of their respective days.

Both TV & Satellite Week and Total TV Guide also speak to Tennant about how he feels to be giving up the role of the Doctor. "Being a celebrity doesn't sit easily with me," he tells the former. "It's part of the job, but if that died down it would be OK." In Total TV Guide, he says of his successor Matt Smith that "I think he'll be good for the role because he has an unusual look. He could be either 18 or 40. I hope that doesn't offend him!" Both magazines make "The End of Time" their Christmas Day highlight, with TV & Satellite Week saying that "there's no doubt this year's two-part story will top all previous offerings," while Total TV Guide calls it "a fitting farewell for David Tennant's incarnation of the Time Lord." Both magazines also speak to Catherine Tate about her own Christmas special; she tells TV & Satellite Week of her appearance in "The End of Time" that: "It was sad, but I was delighted to be in the episodes. David is a brilliant actor and has brought everything he could to the role."

You can keep track of all major Doctor Who-related programmes on British TV and radio this Christmas with our broadcast summary.

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12/09/2009 02:48:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine reveals that The TV Movie will be re-released on DVD as a special edition in 2010.

The special, which stars Paul McGann in his only television appearence as the Eighth Doctor, was first shown in 1996. The new release will be part of the "Revisitaions" box set, which will consist of new editions of stories that were previously released in the early days of the DVD range.

The TV Move special edition will include a documentary called The Seven Year Hitch, which looks at producer Philip Segal's long quest to get the project into production and talks to Segal himself, as well as writer Matthew Jacobs and the then-BBC One controller Alan Yentob.

There is no confirmed release date for the Box Set, nor is it known if the story will finally be available in North America.


Also in DWM is news that Jamie and Zoe will be reunited in a new three-part Big Finish story in 2010. Wendy Padbury will join Frazer Hines in a Sixth Doctor story starring Colin Baker. The first story, City of Spires by Simon Bovey, will be released in April and guest stars Georgia Moffett. It will be followed by The Wreck of the Titan by Barnaby Edwards and Legend of the Cybermen by Mike Maddox.

Bookmark and Share Doctor Who Magazine 416

12/09/2009 01:58:00 pm - Reported by Marcus


Doctor Who Magazine 416 is the biggest-ever edition and, less than a month before he leaves the role, is a David Tennant special. Tennant gives an in-depth interview about his last days as the Tenth Doctor, the forthcoming Christmas Special, The End of Time, and the reasons why he’s decided to leave his dream job.

"When the Doctor decides he’s the ‘Time Lord Victorious’, we’re making him quite unsympathetic", considers David. "Well, it’s making him more Time Lord, actually, when you consider how they turned out. When we see the Doctor behaving arrogantly, selfishly or uncontrollably, it’s then that he appears more fallible, and therefore more human?
The Time Lords were pretty fallible too. It’s hubris. It’s Greek. It needed that scale to tell the final story. It’s a tale of the gods, really but gods who are fallible and, I suppose, human."


Also in the issue:
  • AS TIME GOES BY With just two weeks to go until this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Specials, there is a taste of what’s in store, with dozens of new photos from The End of Time.
  • MASTERPIECE
    He’s the Doctor’s most persistent Time Lord nemesis – the Master is back. John Simm explains why he couldn’t miss out on the Tenth Doctor’s final party.
  • GRANDAD, GRANDAD, LOVELY!
    The Doctor’s faithful friend Wilfred Mott enters the TARDIS – and for Bernard Cribbins it’s his first trip into time and space for 43 years! Cribbins looks back over his long career.
  • A SPACEMAN CAME TRAVELLING
    The Fact of Fiction turns back the clock to Christmas 2005, and the moment when we first met the Tenth Doctor – in The Christmas Invasion.
  • IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!
    Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies has written his very last Production Notes, what will be his all-important final word?
  • SIMPLY RED!
    Majenta Pryce’s dark secrets are about to be revealed as the Tenth Doctor begins his final, epic, comic strip adventure – THE CRIMSON HAND, by Dan McDaid with art from Martin Geraghty.
  • THOSE WERE THE DAYS, MY FRIEND
    A look back at the most memorable Doctor Who moments of 2009 in the Review of the Year.
  • PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999
    THhe Time Team relive the end of the twentieth century as they turn their attention to the Eighth Doctor’s only on-screen adventure, the 1996 TV Movie.
  • EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE
    The Watcher concludes his definitive guide to the Time Lord’s many incarnations by taking a close look at The Tenth Doctor.
  • MONEY – THAT’S WHAT I WANT
    Catches up with the Sil, aka Nabil Shaban and find out what he thinks about Jonathan Ross, YouTube, weapons of mass destruction – and returning as Sil on audio.

Plus The Watcher is back with the Christmas Quiz, there is a giant-sized, double-sided poster, and a chance to win the latest DVDs, CDs, books and audios – including the Doctor Who Series 1-4 box set.

Bookmark and Share Missing episodes documentary on Radio 4

12/07/2009 07:53:00 pm - Reported by Anthony Weight


The Christmas edition of the Radio Times contains details of another Doctor Who-themed addition to the already-packed schedules of the BBC. On Saturday the 26th of December at 8pm, BBC Radio 4 will broadcast the one-hour documentary Doctor Who: The Lost Episodes, as part of its Archive on 4 strand. The documentary is produced by Shaun Ley, the same man responsible for the previously-reported documentary "Shelved", which looks at the abandonment of several 1970s television productions, including the 1979 Doctor Who serial Shada, and airs on Radio 4 this Saturday.

"Doctor Who: The Lost Episodes" will look at how 108 episodes of the classic series came to be missing from the archives, and how efforts have led to the recovery of several more that were also previously thought lost. The programme will also be repeated, in a shortened 45-minute form and on FM frequencies only, on Radio 4 at 3pm on Monday the 28th of December. It will also be available internationally on the BBC website.

You can keep track of all major Doctor Who-related programmes on British TV and radio this Christmas with our broadcast summary.

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12/07/2009 02:16:00 pm - Reported by Josiah Rowe

The BBC's Doctor Who Advent Calendar isn't the only spot on the web with a daily Doctor Who treat this month. SFX is making a daily countdown to The End of Time on its blog. Highlights so far have included an interview with Russell T Davies, split into three parts here, here and here, as well as pieces on "27 Things SFX Loves About New Who", "How New Doctor Who Has Changed Everything" and "The Greater Spotted David Tennant"; the last includes a summary of all the places David Tennant will be appearing on UK TV and radio this month, as well as some that he probably won't but could. Meanwhile, the BBC's Director of Vision Jana Bennett, the woman in overall charge of the BBC's television services, has written a blog entry praising Doctor Who's place at the heart of the corporation's Christmas television line-up.

Speaking of Tennant, filming has begun on the pilot for Rex Is Not Your Lawyer, the American TV series starring Tennant as a Chicago lawyer who suffers from panic attacks. The Sun, The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Star have short articles about Tennant's casting in the NBC series and his future in Hollywood.

In other news, Karen Gillan's former drama coach brags about her ex-student in the Daily Record; thisissouthwales.co.uk has a brief item on an appearance by Colin Baker and 117 toy Daleks; and the Wigan Evening Post has an item on a Doctor Who fan who's built a replica TARDIS to raise funds for a local cancer centre.

Finally, in response to a fan's query on Twitter, Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Brent Spiner expressed interest in playing a villain on Doctor Who.


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Bookmark and Share Australian news and ratings

12/07/2009 07:58:00 am - Reported by Adam Kirk


The 'fast-tracked' The Waters of Mars has debuted in Australia to modest ratings. The special averaged 731,000 in the five major capital cities. Though 'Mars' was still the ABC's top rating drama of the day and its second highest rating show after the 7pm news. The trailer for The End of Time also immediately followed the special, although the ABC is yet to confirm when it will broadcast the two-part special in the new year.

Meanwhile, 'Mars' and the casting of Australian actor Peter O'Brien as 'Bowie Base One' second-in-command, Ed Gold, has also attracted some local media attention. Debbie Schipp of The Sunday Telegraph has spoken to O'Brien about his appearance in the iconic show, who jokes that 'all the interiors were done in Wales, and then we had to go to Mars for the exteriors'. The Herald-Sun, The Daily Telegraph and The Sun-Herald also feature interviews with the Aussie actor. Kerrie Murphy of The Weekend Australian writes of 'Mars' that it is 'an absolute ripper, mixing rapid-fire humour with a complex and emotional story.' Scott Ellis of The Sunday Age also comments that 'fans will not be disappointed, especially by his new companion, 59 year-old Captain Adelaide Brooke.'

Bookmark and Share Dreamland Ratings

12/06/2009 01:10:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

The animated adventure Dreamland was watched by an estimated 0.45 million viewers on BBC Two for its first television broadcast. The six episodes have been available for UK viewers to watch online, but this is the first time the complete programme has been available.

The audience share was 6.5% and the programme was the second highest-rated in its timeslot, getting double the audience of CITV.

The HD audience was below the threshold for accurate analaysis.

Bookmark and Share Christmas broadcast summary

12/05/2009 08:37:00 pm - Reported by Anthony Weight

Here is a summary of some of the main Doctor Who-related programming across British television and radio over the forthcoming festive period. For a more comprehensive summary of all Doctor Who repeat broadcasts also taking place over the coming weeks, please see our sister site This Week in Doctor Who.

Updates since 30th December have a red border.

UK Broadcast Schedule
Monday 7th December
10.35-11.20pm

The Graham Norton Show
Appearance by Catherine Tate
Tuesday 8th December
1.30-2.30am

Loose Women
Bernard Cribbins (repeat from 12:30pm Monday)
Thursday 10th December
11.00-11.30pm

Chain Reaction
David Tennant interviews Richard Wilson (Repeat)
Friday 11th December
8.50-9.00am

BBC Breakfast
June Whitfield interview
Friday 11th December
5.30-6.00pm

Moths Ate My Doctor Who Scarf
Part One (Repeat)
Friday 11th December
7.00-8.00pm

The One Show
Ricky Tomlinson's Christmas TV Picks (End of Time clip)
Saturday 12th December
10.30-11.00am

Shelved
Documentary on abandoned programmes, including Shada
Saturday 12th December
5.00-6.00pm

An Hour With Jon Pertwee
(Repeat) Repeated at 11pm and 4am
Saturday 12th December
5.15-6.00pm

Doctor Who - Dreamland
(Repeat)
Monday 14th December
3.00-4.00pm

Alan Titchmarsh Show
Interview with Bernard Cribbins
Tuesday 15th December
4.35-5.00pm

Blue Peter
Joel Defries tracks down David Tennant
Tuesday 15th December
7.00-7.30pm

The One Show
Catherine Tate guests
Tuesday 15th December
9.15-10.00pm

Night Waves
Interview with Steven Moffat
Wednesday 16th December
10.00-10.30pm

Never Mind The Buzzcocks
David Tennant hosts, Bernard Cribbins and Catherine Tate guest
Thursday 17th December
~8.45am

BBC Breakfast
Christmas TV Shows Review
Thursday 17th December
6.00-7.00pm

Sisters of the Flame
Paul McGann Big Finish Audio
Repeated 12.00am
Thursday 17th December
~6.25pm

BBC 6'O Clock News
The End of Time preview
Thursday 17th December
7.15-7.45pm

Front Row
Catherine Tate interview
Friday 18th December
5.30-6.00pm

Moths Ate My Doctor Who Scarf
Part Two (Repeat)
Friday 18th December
6.00-7.00pm

The Vengeance of Morbius
Paul McGann Big Finish Audio
Repeated 12.00am
Saturday 19th December
10.00-10.45am

Doctor Who - The Infinite Quest
(Repeat)
Saturday 19th December
10.00-11.30am

Saturday Kitchen
Catherine Tate guests.
Saturday 19th December
Various/Online

E24
Christmas TV Highlights, including Doctor Who
Sunday 20th December
10.00-11.30am

Something for the Weekend
End of Time clips
Monday 21st December
~12:15pm

This Morning
Catherine Tate interview
Monday 21st December
~3:15pm

Colin Murray
Christmas Television discussion
Monday 21st December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading Miki
Monday 21st December
10.35-11.20pm

The Graham Norton Show
Best Of
Tuesday 22nd December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading How High is the Sky?
Tuesday 22nd December
7.00-8.00pm

Doctor Who – The Next Doctor
(Repeat)
Tuesday 22nd December
7.15-7.45pm

Front Row
Article on David Tennant's Hamlet
Tuesday 22nd December
9.00-10.00pm

Ruth Jones's Christmas Cracker
Russell T Davies guests
Tuesday 22nd December
9.30-10.00pm

Never Mind The Buzzcocks
(Repeat)
Wednesday 23rd December
10:30am-12:30pm

This Morning
June Whitfield interview
Wednesday 23rd December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading Small Mouse Big City
Wednesday 23rd December
7.00-7.30pm

The One Show
Bernard Cribbins guests
Wednesday 23rd December
7.00-8.00pm

Doctor Who – Planet of the Dead
(Repeat)
Thursday 24th December
9.30-10.15am

Doctor Who - Dreamland
(Repeat)
Red Button Commentary
Thursday 24th December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading The Christmas Bear
Thursday 24th December
7.00-8.00pm

Doctor Who – The Waters of Mars
(Repeat)
Thursday 24th December
10.00-10.30pm

QI
David Tennant panellist
Friday 25th December
~7.35am, ~8.35am

Breakfast
John Simm, David Tennant/Catherine Tate interviews
Friday 25th December
11.15-12.10pm

The Sarah Jane Adventures
The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith (Repeat)
Friday 25th December
6.00-7.00pm

The End of Time - Part One
Also on BBC HD
Friday 25th December
7.00-8.00pm

Doctor Who Confidential
Also on BBC HD at 8:00pm
Saturday 26th December
3.00am-4.00am

The Commentaries
The End of Time: The Doctor Who cast and crew discuss episode 1 of The End of Time.
Saturday 26th December
10.00am-1.00pm

David Tennant and Catherine Tate
sitting in for Jonathan Ross
Saturday 26th December
5.05-8.10pm

Hamlet
David Tennant stars
Saturday 26th December
8.00-9.00pm

Archive on 4 - Doctor Who: The Lost Episodes
Documentary on the missing episodes of Doctor Who
Sunday 27th December
11.15am-12.00pm

Desert Island Discs
David Tennant
Sunday 27th December
1.30-2.00pm

On the Outside it Looked Like an Old-Fashioned Police Box
Target novelisations documentary by Mark Gatiss (repeat)
Sunday 27th December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading
Sunday 27th December
4.45-7.45pm

Hamlet
David Tennant stars
Sunday 27th December
7.00-8.00pm

The End of Time - Part One
(Repeat)
Red Button Commentary
Sunday 27th December
9.00pm-10.35pm

The Greatest TV Shows of the Noughties
(not confirmed, but almost certainly will feature Doctor Who!)
Monday 28th December
3.00-3.45pm

Archive on 4 - Doctor Who: The Lost Episodes
(shortened repeat)
Monday 28th December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading
Tuesday 29th December
5.00-6.00pm

Who On Who?
David Tennant interviews Russell T Davies
Tuesday 29th December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading
Tuesday 29th December
10.20-11.20pm

Alan Carr: Chatty Man
David Tennant and Catherine Tate guest
Tuesday 29th December
10.55-11.40pm

QI
David Tennant panellist (Extended Repeat)
Wednesday 30th December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading Emily Brown and the Elephant
Thursday 31st December
~7:40am

GMTV
David Tennant interview (originally scheduled for 24th)
Thursday 31st December
~8:40am

BBC Breakfast
David Tennant guests
Thursday 31st December
~9:00am

Breakfast
David Tennant interview
Thursday 31st December
6.50-7.00pm

Bedtime Stories
David Tennant reading
Thursday 31st December
2.00-3.00pm

Doctor Who at the Proms
(Repeat)
Thursday 31st December
10.45pm-12.45am

Alan Carr: Chatty Man
David Tennant and Catherine Tate guest (Repeat)
Friday 1st January
12.55-1.55pm

The End of Time - Part One
(Repeat)
Friday 1st January
2.35-3.35pm

Planet of the Dead
(Repeat)
Friday 1st January
3.35-4.35pm

Doctor Who Confidential: Desert Storm
(Repeat)
Friday 1st January
4.35-5.40pm

The Waters of Mars
(Repeat)
Friday 1st January
5.40-6.40pm

The End of Time - Part One
(Repeat)
Friday 1st January
6.40-7.55pm

The End of Time - Part Two
Also on BBC HD
Friday 1st January
7.55-8.55pm

Doctor Who Confidential – Allonsy
Also on BBC HD
Friday 1st January
8.55-9.30pm

Doctor Who Greatest Moments - The Doctor
(Repeat)
Saturday 2nd January
4.05-5.05am

Doctor Who Confidential – Allonsy
(Repeat)
Sunday 3rd January
2.30am-4.00am

The Commentaries
The End of Time: The Doctor Who cast and crew discuss episode 2 of The End of Time.
Sunday 3rd January
3.40-4:55pm

The End of Time - Part Two
(Repeat)
Sunday 3rd January
7.00-8.15pm

The End of Time - Part Two
(Repeat)
Red Button Commentary

Although BBC Television is only available in the UK, BBC Radio can be heard around the world via the BBC Website.

For a full International Doctor Who Schedule see