New Year's Day adventure announcedBookmark and Share

Sunday, 5 December 2021 - Reported by Chuck Foster
Eve of the Daleks poster (portrait clean) (Credit: BBC/James Pardon)

The BBC have released details on the New Year's Day adventure for Doctor Who.

 

Following the explosive series finale of Doctor Who: Flux, the Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and friends Yaz (Mandip Gill) and Dan (John Bishop), will kick-start 2022 with an action-packed spectacular episode set to air on BBC One on New Year’s Day.

Eve Of The Daleks will also feature guest stars Aisling Bea (This Way Up, Living With Yourself, Quiz), Adjani Salmon (Dreaming Whilst Black, Enterprice) and Pauline McLynn (Father Ted, Shameless).

Sarah (Aisling Bea) owns and runs ELF storage, and Nick (Adjani Salmon) is a customer who visits his unit every year on New Year’s Eve. This year, however, their night turns out to be a little different than planned as they find themselves joining forces with the Doctor, Dan and Yaz in a fight against the Daleks.

The trailer for the special, which aired following the series thirteen finale, finds the cast trapped in ELF storage and stuck in a terrifying time loop with the Daleks. Will the gang manage to avoid extermination and escape the storage facility in time to see out New Year’s Day?

Chris Chibnall, Showrunner, says:

We all need a little romance in our lives around New Year. Less so, Daleks. But Aisling Bea and Adjani Salmon’s characters will have to deal with both in a New Year’s Eve from hell. Together with Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor, it’ll hopefully prove the perfect New Year’s Day tonic.

 

 

Eve of the Daleks: Trailer

 

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Survivors of the Flux - Appreciation IndexBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 30 November 2021 - Reported by Chuck Foster
Survivors of the Flux: Dan (John Bishop) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Flux: Chapter Five: Survivors of the Flux  achieved an Audience Appreciation Index score of 77.

The Appreciation Index or AI is a measure of how much the audience enjoyed the programme. The score, out of a hundred, is compiled by a specially selected panel of around 5,000 people who go online and rate and comment on programmes.

With one more episode to come, 77 also reflects the average for the series so far.





Survivors of the Flux - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Monday, 29 November 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Survivors of the Flux: Jericho (Kevin Mcnally), Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Doctor Who Survivors of the Flux was watched by 3.82 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures.

The figure is a increase from last week's episode. Top for the evening was  Strictly Come Dancing - Results on BBC 1 with 8.95 million watching.

The seven-day consolidated figure, which includes all those who watch the episode within one week. for Episode Four: Village of the Angels was 4.55 million. This is now the lowest seven-day consolidated rating since the series returned in 2005.

However, In terms of chart position, Doctor Who is still performing strongly. It was the 8th most-watched programme on BBC Television for the week and the 21st most-watched on all British television.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Survivors of the FluxBookmark and Share

Saturday, 27 November 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Survivors of the Flux: Swarm (Sam Spruell), Azure (Rochenda Sandall) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Doctor Who returns this weekend for the fifth chapter in the Flux series, Survivors of the Flux

As the forces of evil mass, the Doctor, Yaz and Dan face perilous journeys and seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their quest for survival.

The episode is written by showrunner Chris Chibnall and directed by Azhur Saleem who directed the third episode of this season.. 

It stars Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor alongside Mandip Gill as Yasmin and John Bishop as Dan. 

 

The episode can be seen in the UK on BBC One at 6.25 pm on Sunday. Full global broadcasts are listed at This Week in Doctor Who

 

It can be streamed on the BBC iPlayer, on Netflix, on Amazon Prime and Britbox depending on location. 

 

 

 

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Village of the Angels - Appreciation IndexBookmark and Share

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 - Reported by Chuck Foster
Village of the Angels: Weeping Angel (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Flux: Chapter Four: Village of the Angels achieved an Audience Appreciation Index score of 79.

The Appreciation Index or AI is a measure of how much the audience enjoyed the programme. The score, out of a hundred, is compiled by a specially selected panel of around 5,000 people who go online and rate and comment on programmes.

The figure is a marked improvement on the previous week, and is the highest acheived so far this series.

 





Ratings UpdateBookmark and Share

Monday, 22 November 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Village of the Angels: Jericho (Kevin Mcnally), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Claire (Annabel Scholey) (Credit: BBC Studios (BBC Studios))

Doctor Who Village of the Angels was watched by 3.45 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures.

The figure is a slight drop from last week's episode. Top for the evening was I'm A Celebrity on ITV1 with 8.03 million watching.

The seven-day consolidated figure, which includes all those who watch the episode within one week. for Episode Three: Once, Upon Time was 4.67 million. This is the lowest seven-day consolidated rating since the series returned in 2005.

However, In terms of chart position, Doctor Who is still performing strongly. It was the 6th most-watched programme on BBC Television for the week and the 19th most-watched on all British television.





Flux Chapter 4: Village of the AngelsBookmark and Share

Saturday, 20 November 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Village of the Angels: Weeping Angel (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Doctor Who returns this weekend for the fourth chapter in the Flux series, Village of the Angels

Devon, November 1967. A little girl has gone missing, Professor Eustacius Jericho is conducting psychic experiments, and in the village graveyard, there is one gravestone too many. Why is Medderton known as the Cursed Village, and what do the Weeping Angels want?

The episode is written by showrunner Chris Chibnall along with Maxine Alderton, who wrote last year's The Haunting Of Villa Diodati

It is directed by Jamie Magnus Stone who directed the first two episodes of this season.. 

It stars Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor alongside Mandip Gill as Yasmin and John Bishop as Dan. 

 

The episode can be seen in the UK on BBC One at 6.20 pm on Sunday. Full global broadcasts are listed at This Week in Doctor Who

 

It can be streamed on the BBC iPlayer, on Netflix, on Amazon Prime and Britbox depending on location. 

 

 

 

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Ratings UpdateBookmark and Share

Monday, 15 November 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Once, Upon Time: Cybermen (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Doctor Who Once, Upon Time was watched by 3.76 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures.

The figure is a slight drop from last week's episode.

The seven-day consolidated figure, which includes all those who watch the episode within one week. for the War of The Sontarans was 5.10 million.

This made Doctor Who the 13th most-watched programme on British television for the week ending 7th November





Flux: Chapter Three - Once, Upon TimeBookmark and Share

Saturday, 13 November 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Once, Upon Time: Dan (John Bishop), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Doctor Who returns this weekend for the third chapter in the Flux series, Once, Upon Time

Time is beginning to run wild. On a planet that shouldn’t exist, in the aftermath of apocalypse, the Doctor, Dan, Yaz and Vinder face a battle to survive.

 

The episode is directed by Azhur Saleem making his Doctor Who debut. 

It stars Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor alongside Mandip Gill as Yasmin and John Bishop as Dan. 

 

The episode can be seen in the UK on BBC One at 6.30 pm on Sunday. Full global broadcasts are listed at This Week in Doctor Who

 

It can be streamed on the BBC iPlayer, on Netflix, on Amazon Prime and Britbox depending on location. 

 

 

 

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War of the Sontarans - Appreciation IndexBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 9 November 2021 - Reported by Chuck Foster
War of The Sontarans: The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Mary (Sara Powell), Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill), Dan (John Bishop) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))

Flux: Chapter Two: War of The Sontarans had an Audience Appreciation Index score of 77.

The Appreciation Index or AI is a measure of how much the audience enjoyed the programme. The score, out of a hundred, is compiled by a specially selected panel of around 5,000 people who go online and rate and comment on programmes.

The figure is up a percentile on the 76 received by the series opener last week, indicating a higher appreciation amongst the programme commentators.