Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Full length trailer for the 2011 series of Doctor Who

The BBC have now released a full length, 60 second trailer for Doctor Who, which is available via their YouTube channel; the trailer introduces a mixture of clips and teasers for the forthcoming series due to commence this Easter.


Doctor Who Trailer, BBC, via YouTube | Also available on BBC's Doctor Who website


The trailer was broadcast on the main BBC channels at 8:00pm in the evening (Wednesday) - however, there was a subtle difference between this and the online version in some regions, indicating that - like the teaser - there are (at least) two versions being broadcast!

In the online version at 24 seconds in, there a clip with the Doctor and crew by the "exploding console"; this was replaced in the broadcast version by a close-up of an alien, believed to be a Silent:


Unfortunately the BBC1 premier, shown just before Waterloo Road, suffered from a technical fault in several regions leading to a blank screen for the first twenty seconds or so.



Shortly after the trailer was released online, an announcement was made on the BBC Doctor Who website for a competition to win tickets to an exclusive screening of The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon in London on Monday, 4 April, 2011 at 6:30pm.