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  • First look at Doctor Who VR: The Runaway

    Join the Doctor and save the universe in this epic adventure in virtual reality.

    Take a look at the trailer for the upcoming immersive VR adventure Doctor Who: The Runaway.

    Armed with a sonic screwdriver, it is down to you to help the Doctor as she faces the forces of evil, and teenage angst, in this animated 13-minute VR adventure. 

    You’ve been in a collision. You wake inside the TARDIS. The Doctor introduces you to the person, or thing, you collided with. He’s a strange and magnificent ball of living energy called Volta. Part surly teenager, part bomb, Volta is very unstable. In fact, he’s primed to explode. Big time. Unless he can be returned to his home planet, sharpish. The problem is, a squad of galactic busybodies has other plans for Volta. Bad ones. Drawn into a frantic chase, you become the Doctor’s unlikely assistant as she races against time to get Volta home to his parents. 

    The Runaway will premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and will be available on selected VR headsets in the coming months.

  • Virtual reality special of Doctor Who coming soon!

    The BBC has announced today that Doctor Who fans will soon be able to step inside a virtual reality version of the TARDIS in an upcoming immersive VR adventure called Doctor Who: The Runaway.

    Viewers will join the Thirteenth Doctor on board the TARDIS in this animated interactive story from the BBC and Passion Animation Studios. Fans will get the chance to be the Doctor's champion and help her on this exciting adventure, as they find themselves at the centre of the action facing a deadly threat.

    Jo Pearce, creative director for the BBC's digital drama team, said: “Fans will experience the TARDIS like never before in this thrilling new interactive story. As ever, the Doctor is full of warmth, wit and charm – helped by a wonderful performance from Jodie – which puts fans at the heart of the story as they immerse themselves in this beautifully animated world.” 

    Zillah Watson, head of BBC VR Hub, said: “Our team at the BBC VR Hub has been creating new experiences with the goal of helping…

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  • Remembering Rosa

    ‘Rosa' was one of the standout moments from series 11 with an amazing response to the story from fans around the world. Today, 4th February, marks 103 years since Rosa Parks (1913) was born and a chance for us to look back.

    Not only was the episode embraced by the audience, it was also really important for our cast and crew to make.

    ‘It’s pretty tough to take and, you know, you really appreciate what people have done for history and time like Rosa Parks.’

    Rosa Parks in 1997

    The feedback to the episode was so strong, BBC News wrote a story on the reaction from fans while providing more information about the amazing woman.

     

    The episode ended with the Doctor teaching Yaz, Ryan and Graham about what happened to Rosa Parks after the events of the episode. It was moments like this…

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  • The National Television Awards 2019

    Doctor Who has made the final short list for this year’s National Television Awards, competing in the Drama category. Jodie Whittaker is nominated for Drama Performance and Bradley Walsh is also nominated for TV Presenter for his work outside of Doctor Who. Winners are chosen by the public and you can vote for your favourite show by visiting the NTA website now!…

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  • Weekly Roundup: 2nd Dec - 9th Dec

    The Doctor Who Team

    Welcome to the Doctor Who weekly roundup. Where we show you a week in the world of Who. We started the week by taking a closer look at Episode 9: It Takes You Away.

    Creatures of the Antizone were the subject of this week's case file.

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  • Doctor Who Series 12 Announcement

    The Doctor Who Team

    THE DOCTOR AND HER FRIENDS WILL LAND AGAIN ON BBC ONE IN 2020

    As series 11 came to a close on BBC One tonight (Sunday 9th December) the show announced that series 12 is on its way and will be returning to BBC One in early 2020.

    Series 11 marked a brand new era for Doctor Who with Showrunner, Chris Chibnall, taking control of the TARDIS. With Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor, viewers saw…

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  • Weekly Roundup: 25th Nov – 2nd Dec

    The Doctor Who Team

    Welcome to the Doctor Who weekly roundup. Where we show you a week in the world of Who. We started by taking a closer look at a scene from The Witchfinders.

    New details were released about the upcoming New Year’s Day special of Doctor Who.

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  • New Year's Day Episode Details Released

    The Doctor Who Team

    As the New Year begins, a terrifying evil is stirring, from across the centuries of Earth’s history. As the Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz return home, will they be able to overcome the threat to planet Earth?

    Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Wayne Yip. The Doctor is played by Jodie Whittaker, Ryan by Tosin Cole, Graham by Bradley Walsh and Yaz by Mandip Gill.

    Catch the whole series of…

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  • Weekly Roundup: 18th Nov – 25th Nov

    The Doctor Who Team

    Welcome to the Doctor Who weekly roundup. Where we show you a week in the world of Who. We started by taking a closer look at a scene from episode 7: Kerblam!

    Special delivery. The Postmen were the subject of this week's case files.

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  • Doctor Who: Space, Light, and Super Movers - Live Lesson

    The Doctor Who Team

    Calling all teachers and students! We need you to get active and help the Doctor save Earth, this Friday 23rd November at 2pm.

    The live lesson encourages pupils to get active and help the Doctor save Earth. They will explore the planets and discover why light is important to life on Earth.

    As we tackle this ginormous Doctor Who style challenge, space expert and medical doctor, Dr Kevin Fong, will…

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