- The Anniversary Special itself, which has been named The Day of the Doctor and will be 75 minutes long.
- The 90 minute drama An Adventure in Space and Time
- A BBC Two lecture by Professor Brian Cox on the science behind the hit show
- A Culture Show special by Matthew Sweet, entitled Me, You and Doctor Who
- A BBC Radio 2 documentary entitled Who is the Doctor?
- A repeat run of a restored version of the very first story, An Unearthly Child, on BBC Four
- A primer to the series with Doctor Who: The Ultimate Guide
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