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  • Join the Doctors for a Big Night In!

    The Doctor Who Team

    Doctors past and present from Doctor Who have rallied together to support the nation’s real-life heroes during The Big Night In, taking place on BBC One this Thursday from 7pm.

    Actors Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker and Jo Martin have recorded a thank you for the NHS and all frontline workers shortly before the weekly ‘Clap For Carers’ in the UK at 8pm BST.

    The Big Night In will celebrate the acts of kindness, humour and the spirit of hope and resilience that is keeping the nation going during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic with a special night of programming for BBC One in the UK.

    This is the first time the BBC’s biggest charitable partners, BBC Children in Need and Comic Relief, have come together and the aim of the evening is to celebrate and reward those going the extra mile to support their communities in these troubled times.

    The Big Night In will be on BBC One in the UK on…

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  • A new short story by Joy Wilkinson

    The Doctor Who Team

    The Simple Things

    Graham wasn’t keen on bucket lists. He didn’t want to be ticking things off as if there’d come a point where he’d had his fill, and he knew that when the darkness loomed, he found as much solace in the small things – watching the garden birds, dusting Grace’s frog ornaments, hiding the TV remote from Ryan – as he would in bungee jumping off the mountains of Mars.

    But when the Doctor offered him the chance to go wherever and whenever he wanted, he knew exactly what to ask for. A small thing, and yet the biggest – a simple kickabout with the first West Ham team to win the cup.

    He’d dreamed about it for years. A quick trip back to the glory days of 1964 to tackle Bobby Moore on the training ground. Graham was fully prepared to fall flat on his face in the mud. It would be an honour and a privilege. But this… this was just bloody typical!

    “That TARDIS hates me,” Graham despaired. The TARDIS had turned up in a noisy, filthy factory corner, nowhere near Bobby Moore.

    “That’s…

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  • A new short story by Paul Cornell

    The Doctor Who Team

    The Shadow Passes

    The Doctor had brought them to Calapia for its rural charm, beautiful weather and magnificent ruins. The Calapians, she’d told Yaz, were ‘a wonderful bunch, throw a party at the drop of a hat, six heads, lots of hats’. She’d also said they didn’t like to talk about the ruins, and a bit later she’d added that she’d never figured out why, two facts which Yaz had placed in the drawer in her head marked, ‘Well, I hope that doesn’t bite us in the bottom’.

    Calapia had turned out to be as advertised: rural; charming; beautiful and magnificent. But the Calapians had been nowhere to be found. As Yaz and her friends had explored the buildings in one of the planet’s major cities – buildings which looked like they’d had people in them yesterday, people who’d left and carefully locked their doors behind them – Yaz had thought to herself that that mental drawer of hers got opened a lot. That there wasn’t actually a lot left in there, because most of the things that she’d suspected…

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  • A new short story by Steven Moffat

    The Doctor Who Team

    The Terror Of The Umpty Ums

    The reeking flesh mass was silent for a moment before twisting and stretching its upper, frontal skin lumps into a new configuration. Karpagnon’s visual circuits processed and pattern-matched the configuration within two nano-seconds: apparently the human was smiling. Karpagnon considered for a moment and elected not to retaliate.

    “Did you hear me?” emitted the Human…

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  • A new short story by Pete McTighe

    The Doctor Who Team

    PRESS PLAY

    The Doctor was feeling lonely. Most of the time, she could suppress those feelings and distract herself by saving a planet, averting a war, or emergency-deep-freezing Krynoid hatchlings. But not today. Today was different.

    Today, she sat on the steps of the TARDIS console room, munching her last custard cream, watching the glowing control crystal rise and fall.

    Rise and fall.

    Rise and…

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  • Russell T Davies writes a prequel to Doctor Who – Rose.

    The Doctor Who Team

    Fans around the world will be remembering and reminiscing this anniversary with a live stream of Rose, with many using the hashtag #TripofaLifetime to chat on Twitter (including showrunner and writer of Rose Russell T Davies himself!). Why not join in from 7pm GMT? All episodes from Series 1 to 12 of Doctor Who are available to watch now on BBC iPlayer.

    To celebrate this, and to unite fans of…

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  • A new very short story by Chris Chibnall

    A message from Chris Chibnall:

    Hello! We’re living through some strange times right now.

    With people staying home, and families stuck together, I thought maybe a few little presents from Doctor Who might help. Something to read, together or alone. New treats, from the people who make Doctor Who.

    We’ll try and post things here once or twice a week. Later this week, we’ll have a…

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  • Festive special will see the return of the Daleks!

    With the fate of the Doctor seemingly hanging in the balance following the climactic ending to Series 12, Doctor Who will next return to screens for a special in the upcoming festive season in an episode entitled: “Revolution of the Daleks”.

    Following the latest series, which was packed full of shocking twists, turns and surprises, the one off special will see the return of one of the Doctor’s biggest and most feared enemies – the Daleks.

     

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  • Chris Chibnall Q&A

    The Doctor Who Team

    With new Cybermen, plenty of mystery and secrets to be revealed in the Series 12 finale, showrunner Chris Chibnall talks all about Series 12 so far, and beyond…

    What can viewers expect from the two-part finale?

    Cybermen - lots of Cybermen. And more than one variant of Cyberman. It’s an epic space-opera story set in the far future on a distant planet where the last human refugees are being…

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  • The titles for the explosive two-part finale are HERE!

    The Doctor Who Team

    The Doctor comes face-to-face with one of her most dangerous and relentless enemies once more: the Cybermen, in the Series 12 two-part finale!

    Entitled Ascension of the Cybermen (Part One) and The Timeless Children (Part Two), the two-part finale sees the Doctor and her friends face one of their biggest and most dangerous challenges yet, but will they be able to defeat one of the Doctor’s deadliest foes?

    Ian McElhinney and Steve Toussaint are set to appear in the explosive two part finale of Doctor Who as the Doctor comes face-to-face with one of her most dangerous and relentless enemies once…

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