Doctor Who 7 is now in everyone’s rear view mirror with the finale airing on BBC One and BBC America this past Saturday. If you haven’t seen last weeks finale to DW7, do not hit play on the video below. That said, once you have, this is so brilliant. Feel free replay over and over between now and 23 November, the day on the calendar that you have a big red circle drawn on….
With fans worldwide laser-focused on the highly anticipated 50th anniversary celebration, word comes from the BBC that there Doctor Who will live on after 23 November 2013. The BBC has issued an official statement the Doctor’s journey will continue into Series 8 with a new Christmas episode in 2013 that will bring its usual brilliance designed to kick-off the Doctor’s next half century.
The official release states that the show’s lead writer and executive producer, Steven Moffat, has revealed that he’s already plotting a brand new run of adventures for the Doctor. The 50th special will celebrate half a century of Doctor Who. The 3D special will feature Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman along with with 10th Doctor, David Tennant, and John Hurt, who was seen briefly at the end of last week’s series 7 finale, ‘The Name of the Doctor’. Billie Piper (Rose Tyler) will also return alongside Jemma Redgrave, Joanna Page… and the Zygons!
In the meantime, here’s a brief report on the upcoming plans for the Doctor Who 50th with a bit of behind-the-scenes filming…