Friday, 13 December 2013

BBC America to show retrospective of Matt Smith's era

Reported by Melad Moshiri
Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith (Credit: BBC America)BBC America are to air a specially commissioned programme celebrating Matt Smith's time on Doctor Who this Christmas for the US.

Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith will see members of cast and crew talk candidly about the 11th Doctor actor's departure from the show and the legacy that has been left. Contributors include Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Jenna Coleman, David Tennant, Steven Moffat and more.

The network have released Farewell's trailer on YouTube, confirming its broadcast before The Time of the Doctor on Christmas Day, alongside a synopsis.


Bid the eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, a fond farewell in this hour long retrospective documentary special about Doctor Who series five, six and seven – “the Matt Smith Years.” This compelling documentary, narrated by Alex Kingston (Doctor Who’s River Song), features highlights from Smith’s run with interview footage from the man himself, his cast-mates, writers, producers, guest stars and celebrity Whovians.

Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith premieres on BBC America in the US on Wednesday December 25th at 8pm.

(with additional thanks to Connor Johnston and Karim Zidan)