Next series of Doctor Who to be split

Next series of Doctor Who to be split transmission

From the BBC Press office…

The BBC and Steven Moffat have announced today that the transmission of the next series of Doctor Who, in 2011, will be split into two blocks, transmitting in spring and autumn.

The split transmission is the result of a request from Steven Moffat to write a new Doctor Who story arc which involves a big plot twist in the middle of the series. By splitting the series Moffat plans to give viewers one of the most exciting Doctor Who cliffhangers and plot twists ever, leaving them waiting, on the edge of their seats, until the autumn to find out what happens.

Steven Moffat said: “The split series is hugely exciting because viewers will be treated to two premieres, two finales and more event episodes. For the kids it will never be more than a few months to the next Doctor Who! Easter, Autumn, Christmas!!”

Last updated: August 29th, 2010 | 131 comments


131 Responses to :
Next series of Doctor Who to be split

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  1. Posted by: Intergalactic Reply

    July 3rd, 2011 - 2:50pm

    I think it’s a stupid idea to split the series.


  2. Posted by: Totty Reply

    March 11th, 2011 - 4:21pm

    LOOK .Matt won’t leave this year (maybe 2013). Amy and Rory ????? We may hear Rivers Story! Ok!!

    I think its a good idea to split the series


    • Posted by: Intergalactic

      July 22nd, 2011 - 11:31am

      Why is it a good idea? :???: We have to be clinged on this “It’s me. I’m Melody. I’m your daughter” thing. From all we know, she could say “No, not really!” in the next scene! That’s the thing about Steven Moffat, he always comes up with the unexpected, mostly the not necessary unexpected.


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