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July 14th, 2013 72 comments

The Doctor Who Proms Pictures, Lyrics & Surprises

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The Proms Pictures, Lyrics and Surprises

This years proms at the Royal Albert hall to celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who had two special surprises. As well as Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman both Peter Davison and Carole Ann Ford appeared on stage to overwhelming applause. The atmosphere was incredible and was a very fitting tribute to 50 years of Doctor Who with many classic themes played as well as those from the currant series.

Both Strax and Madame Vastra did much of the introductions and were very entertaining.

The proms can be heard on the iPlayer

A special 50th Anniversary song by Murray Gold premièred, the lyrics can be found below.

Song for Fifty Lyrics

As I stand here waiting for my time to come, I follow in your footsteps, I follow when you run

From the jaws of disaster from a planet besieged by deadly ancient foes.

And you still make me smile when you stop and turn and say: This is a creature we can understand, a living being, it is just being, If we could find what’s on its mind then perhaps

We might survive.

And as we stumble down our slow road I can’t but wonder what would it be like. To run away with you through time, where would we go who might we find. But on we go, cutting our paths, only one way, one day at a time, while you embrace the universe, spinning your way on the fast road, limitless endless.

So my dear friend you’re getting kinda old now (or maybe we are). And now our children watch you do the deeds we marvelled at wondered at. From the jaws of disaster, from a planet besieged by deadly ancient foes.

It’s not the end yet there is no end.

Fumbling and bumbling while all around is crumbling and stumbling through time like you’re a mad man still it’s humbling to watch you reconcile divergent creeds without succumbing to the lure of weapons, force or greed you only use intelligence and jokes and charm.

Happy birthday. Doctor. You.

© Murray Gold, administered by Universal Music

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72 comments

  • 100000BC

    December 23rd, 2013 - 5:26pm

    probably a bit that wasn’t included like the song for 50.

  • WHOLOCKED

    December 22nd, 2013 - 8:27pm

    Guys I wathched the entire proms but I didn’t saw any weeping angel !!! when do they appear ??

  • pug dalek

    August 4th, 2013 - 10:31pm

    It’s on tv 26 of august

  • DoctorArkham

    July 24th, 2013 - 5:40pm

    I think Americans have had enough special Doctor Who treats after the whole Comic Con Trailer affair.

  • DoctorArkham

    July 24th, 2013 - 5:39pm

    That’s what I meant, sorry.

  • DuckandGrouse

    July 21st, 2013 - 7:18am

    Colin Baker is everywhere at the moment. Every single convention!

  • Timelords

    July 19th, 2013 - 11:10pm

    Hello everyone Iam going to spaceport on the Wirral tomorrow so if you rant to talk to me about doctor who feel free and Colin baker will be there

  • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

    July 19th, 2013 - 12:24pm

    i must hav seen u there as i met murray in the hall too! he signed m cd abd i was wearing tardis blue

  • MasterKasterborous

    July 18th, 2013 - 10:05pm

    People knew who she was but it was just hard to see her face. Though some would only recognise her name.

  • Pauline Howard

    July 17th, 2013 - 11:34pm

    I was there it was just amazing being there I’m in 6 of the photos with my friend on your site we were so hyper being there what a nice surprise to see Carol Ann ford who played Susan the Drs granddaughter. We have been to the Dr who proms 3 times now and have enjoyed every one

  • booboo

    July 17th, 2013 - 8:54pm

    they might show it later, its not televised here until later in the year

  • joyce

    July 17th, 2013 - 8:52pm

    Too bad its not on BBC America

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