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Doctor Who: Christmas Special Clip Previews Peter Capaldi's Final Appearance

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It's farewell for Peter Capaldi. This week, the BBC released a sneak peek at Capaldi's final appearance in the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special.As reported earlier, the episode will feature the Capaldi's last performance as The Doctor and the first appearance of the new Doctor, Jodie Whittaker. The special will also include a guest appearance by David Bradley as William Hartnell, the first Doctor.Read More…
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The 1st Doctor is no fan of the Tardis in Doctor Who Christmas Special clip

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Peter Capaldi's time as the Doctor will soon be coming to an end, but the actor, who will be making his exit in the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special, will be bringing a very special guest along for the ride during his final appearance - the First Doctor. Originally played by the late William Hartnell and now embodied by the great David Bradley, a recently released clip from Twice... Read More...
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‘Doctor Who’ Sneak Peek: Peter Capaldi Makes Final Appearance In Special

“You know who I am,” says the good Doctor in this sneak peek at Twice Upon a Time, the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special. “You knew me the minute you saw me.” Watch the clip below. Arriving on Christmas Day on BBC America, the holiday episode features Peter Capaldi — the current and outgoing Time Lord — and Game of ThronesDavid Bradley, who plays the earlier incarnation of the doctor once played by the late William Hartnell. In this new clip of the special…
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First Doctor Feels “Great Horror” When Meeting Future Self In Doctor Who Christmas Special

Doctor Who has changed a lot over the past fifty years, and so has its main character. Back when the sci-fi institution began in 1963, the Doctor was an elderly, irascible fella. Though intelligent and moralled, he left the heroics to his younger companions. Nowadays, though, the Time Lord is a veritable superhero who saves the world largely single-handedly on a weekly basis and can send alien armies packing with a mention of his name.

This clash of two very different versions of the same character will be at the heart of the upcoming Christmas special, titled “Twice Upon a Time.” In his final adventure, Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor will encounter his first incarnation (played by Harry Potter‘s David Bradley).

While discussing the episode in a special featurette on the season 10 DVD release, writer Steven Moffat praised Bradley’s interpretation of the part originally played by William Hartnell from
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First Look At Doctor Who Christmas Special Coming Next Week

The wait until Christmas is always a tough one for Doctor Who fans, as the yuletide season routinely brings a new adventure for the Time Lord. This year’s special is set to be extra exciting, though, as it features not only a team-up between the First and Twelfth Doctors, the return of Pearl Mackie’s Bill and a guest spot from Mark Gatiss, but also the final bow of Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and the debut of Jodie Whittaker as No. 13.

Thankfully, the Doctor Who drought will have a slight reprieve next week when our first look at the episode, titled “Twice Upon a Time,” is unveiled. A short clip will be broadcast on Friday, November 17th, as part of the Children in Need charity telethon. It will arrive at some point between 7pm and 10pm UK time and should land online shortly afterwards.

Children in Need has
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The Doctors: The William Hartnell Years DVD release announced

Koch Media continues its exploration of the classic British sci-fi show Doctor Who this coming week as it turns its attention to the First Doctor with the DVD release of The Doctors: The William Hartnell Years.

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This is the definitive set of interviews with the team of actors who brought the William Hartnell era of Doctor Who to life. Forget any previous releases, this is the most complete collection of cast & crew interviews ever assembled from the William Hartnell era of Doctor Who, offering viewers unparalleled access into the world of the sci-fi classic.

Includes a special tribute to William Hartnell (the first Doctor), containing messages from a host of stars and production staff from Doctor Who. This double DVD also features the best in-depth interviews ever undertaken with, Carole Ann Ford (Susan), Jacqueline Hill (Barbara), William Russell (Ian), Peter Purves (Steven) and Jackie Lane
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Doctor Who Christmas Special Will Tackle 1960’s Chauvinism

Societal attitudes have developed in massive ways since 50 years ago, which can make viewing entertainment from that period a little jarring to modern audiences. Take Doctor Who from the 1960s, for example. Thankfully, it mostly survives unscathed, but there are definitely moments that some might consider to be bordering on sexism or racism nowadays, even if they were just products of the time back then.

This Christmas, Doctor Who will be taking a trip back to the 1960s as the Twelfth Doctor encounters his original incarnation. As the show’s present collides with its past, the special – titled “Twice Upon A Time” – will take the opportunity to play with changing attitudes, with the First Doctor being particularly guilty of some “gentle chauvinism.”

David Bradley, who’s portraying the role originally played by William Hartnell in the 1960s, told journalists the following at this weekend’s McM Comic-Con:

It was fun
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The Doctor Who Christmas Special Sees Both Doctors Suffering A Personal Crisis

Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor will encounter the First Doctor – the original, you might say – in the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special “Twice Upon A Time.” It’s sure to be a dramatic meeting of the Time Lords (well, two versions of one Time Lord), as both incarnations will be on the cusp of regenerating into a new body in the episode.

According to David Bradley – who’s taking on the role of the First Doctor from William Hartnell – the Doctors will find each other when they’re suffering from “a personal crisis,” with both struggling to come to terms with their impending “deaths.”

“It brings together these two Doctors, who are both going through a personal crisis about [whether they should be] regenerating, or just ending it all there. And they’re both on this parallel journey of doubt and fear and everything.”

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David Bradley Wants To Do More Doctor Who After The Christmas Special

The jaws of Doctor Who fans worldwide hit the floor when David Bradley appeared as the First Doctor in the closing moments of the season 10 finale. After giving an uncanny performance as original actor William Hartnell in the 50th anniversary biopic An Adventure in Space and Time, Whovians were delighted that the former Harry Potter star would be pairing up with Peter Capaldi this Christmas.

If Bradley had his way, though, he would have many more appearances as the First Doctor lined up. When asked if he’d like to return to Doctor Who at a panel during this weekend’s McM London Comic-Con, Bradley was more than enthusiastic about the idea.

“If they asked me, yes, I’d bite their hand off. I think it would be fun. So far, I’m very happy to have been involved in both [Doctor Who and An Adventure in Space of Time]. It’s quite something, you never expect in your
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David Bradley Says New Doctor Jodie Whittaker Is Brilliant And Fun

There’ve been a broad range of reactions to the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor, the first woman to play the part in Doctor Who‘s half-century on TV. While there are definitely a number of extreme opinions floating around, Steven Moffat has claimed that most fans love the decision. Even if that’s not entirely true, it would seem that many of the stars of the show are on board with having a female Doctor.

After all, ever since the announcement that Whittaker would be portraying the character, a number of people involved with the sci-fi series, both past and present, have congratulated the actress – including Peter Capaldi, Colin Baker, Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant, among others. Now, you can add one more to the list, as David Bradley has spoken up as well, showering nothing but praise on Whittaker in the process.

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Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole to play Jodie Whittaker’s companions in Doctor Who

The BBC has announced that Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor will have three companions when the eleventh series of Doctor Who gets underway in the Autumn of 2018.

As previously rumoured, Bradley Walsh will be joining the series as companion Graham, along with HollyoaksMandip Gill and Tosin Cole as Yasmin and Ryan.

“The new Doctor is going to need new friends,” states new showrunner Chris Chibnall. “We’re thrilled to welcome Mandip, Tosin and Bradley to the Doctor Who family. They’re three of Britain’s brightest talents and we can’t wait to see them dive into brand new adventures with Jodie’s Doctor. Alongside them, we’re delighted that Sharon D Clarke is also joining the show.”

“I remember watching William Hartnell as the first Doctor,” added Walsh. “Black and white made it very scary for a youngster like myself. I was petrified but even though I’d
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BBC Reveals The Full Tardis Team For Doctor Who Season 11

Ever since Jodie Whittaker was announced as the Thirteenth Doctor back in July, Doctor Who fans have been dying to find out more about this new incarnation of the show. Now, we finally have all the juicy details thanks to a press release straight from the BBC.

First up, we can tell you who’ll be joining Whittaker in the Tardis. Yes, it turns out that those earlier rumours were right and British comedian Bradley Walsh is stepping on board the time machine as the Doctor’s latest companion. Apparently, he’ll be playing a character named Graham.

The twist is, though, that the Doctor and Graham will have two other friends joining them on their travels. Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill (both previously seen in British soap opera Hollyoaks) are signing up for regular roles on the sci-fi show. Cole will be playing Ryan while Gill will take on the part of Yasmin.
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Doctor Who reportedly getting a new format and Tardis revamp for series 11

Following this year’s Christmas Special, Doctor Who will return next year for its eleventh series with a new Doctor in Jodie Whittaker and showrunner in Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch). However, according to The Mirror, those aren’t the only changes in store.

The tabloid is reporting that the new series will revamp the format of the show, running for ten hour-long episodes, as opposed to twelve or thirteen 45-minute episodes. Meanwhile, Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor will be getting a new sonic screwdriver, while the interior of the Tardis will also be given a complete overhaul for its first female Doctor.

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Jodie Whittaker is set to make her debut in the upcoming Christmas Special ‘Twice Upon a Time’, which will mark Peter Capaldi’s final appearance as the Twelfth Doctor and also features David Bradley in
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Bill Will Meet The First Doctor In Doctor Who Christmas Special

After flying off with her space puddle girlfriend to see the universe (just roll with it) at the end of season 10, it looked like we’d seen the last of the Doctor’s latest companion, Bill Potts. It was a welcome surprise, then, when the Christmas special trailer announced that Pearl Mackie would be returning one last time for Peter Capaldi’s final hour on Doctor Who.

However, it was still shrouded in mystery exactly what Bill’s role in the special would be. Was she due to make a quick cameo? Or would she stick around for the whole episode? Evidence is now mounting that suggests the latter, as new comments from Mackie confirm that her character will interact with the special’s big guest star – Harry Potter‘s David Bradley, who’ll be stepping into William Hartnell’s shoes to portray the First Doctor.

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Doctor Who Christmas Special Will Recreate Classic Scenes

At the end of the Doctor Who season 10 finale, the Twelfth Doctor bumped into himself, as David Bradley’s First Doctor appeared out of the snow to interrupt his future self’s regeneration. The scene promised a very fan-pleasing Christmas special to come, which we know will feature the two Doctors teaming up, before Peter Capaldi bows out of the show for good.

It appears that the special will be even more of a love letter to the past than we realized, though, as some new comments from director Rachel Talalay suggest that whole scenes from a classic story will be recreated in the new episode. We know that the First Doctor we meet in this instalment will be at the end of his life, which means there will definitely be some crossover with 1966’s “The Tenth Planet,” which saw Doctor No. 1 regenerate into Doctor No. 2.

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Doctor Who Christmas Special Will Break Your Heart, Says Steven Moffat

Before we meet Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth – and first ever female – Doctor, we have to make a tearful farewell to Peter Capaldi’s current version of the iconic character. The actor will put in his final appearance as the Time Lord in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, “Twice Upon A Time,” which will see him team up with the First Doctor (played by Harry Potter‘s David Bradley).

We don’t know too much about it just yet, but writer Steven Moffat has previously revealed that the episode will explore how different the Doctor is now to when he first started. That’s certainly an interesting route to head down, and if recent comments from the outgoing showrunner are any indication, we should expect something pretty emotional from the upcoming instalment as well.

In a recent video message, Moffat gave a brief update on where they’re at with the special,
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Steven Moffat Teases Jodie Whittaker’s First Doctor Who Scene

As he teased a couple of weeks ago, outgoing Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is one of the lucky few who’s seen Jodie Whittaker’s first scenes as the Thirteenth Doctor. Thankfully, for the rest of us who have to wait until Christmas, Moffat has provided some hints at what to expect, and he sounds extremely optimistic.

To commemorate the anniversary of the popular Doctor Who-themed YouTube channel Babelcolour, Moffat provided a special message in which he also talked about what’s to come on the sci-fi show.

Doctor Who has an amazing future, and I’ve seen part of it. I’ve seen Jodie’s first scene as the Doctor, and, trust me, we are in for a thrill ride. She is already brilliant. In such a tiny moment, she’s given us the Doctor we’ve always known, but in, to say the least, a new way.
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Casting Jodie Whittaker In Doctor Who Was Not A Political Move

In one fell swoop, the Powers That Be made history early last month by announcing Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor in Doctor Who.

It’s a casting milestone that had been long on the cards – at one point, Han Solo actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge emerged as the out-and-out frontrunner – and this Christmas, we’ll see Peter Capaldi hand over the keys to the Tardis in the festive-themed “Twice Upon a Time.”

But for all of the excitement and often short-sighted furor that Whittaker’s casting has caused, one argument that keeps coming up is that choosing a female for the role was a political move. According to former showrunner Russell T. Davies though, that’s simply not true.

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Jenna Coleman Expected To Return For Doctor Who Christmas Special

Clara Oswald, as played by Jenna Coleman, is already the longest-serving companion of the modern era of Doctor Who, starring in 36 episodes over four years. According to a new report, though, the character might just have another appearance to come.

Radio Times is claiming that Coleman has been asked by the BBC to come back for the upcoming Christmas special. While the outlet admits that they don’t have any word on whether she’s accepted the offer, it’s likely that the actress has agreed to reprise her role. It’s for a special occasion, after all: the episode will be Peter Capaldi’s final time playing the Doctor, before handing the keys to the Tardis over to Jodie Whittaker.

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Doctor Who Christmas Special Sees “A Lot of Conflict” Between The First And Twelfth Doctors

As any Doctor Who fan will tell you, despite being the same person, the different incarnations of the Doctor tend not to get along too well when they meet each other (the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors in “The Day of the Doctor” excepted, of course). This year’s Christmas special, “Twice Upon A Time,” looks set to continue this tradition as the Twelfth Doctor will clash with the First over an interesting issue: the former’s outdated attitudes towards women.

Speaking at London Film and Comic-Con on Sunday, Harry Potter star David Bradley (who takes over the role originally played by William Hartnell in the special) explained what the two Doctors’ relationship will be like:

“What we did emphasise [about the First Doctor] was the old fashioned nature and how he is from the 60s. He goes into the Twelfth Doctor’s Tardis and says ‘it’s a bit dusty around here, it’s
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