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July 23rd, 2017 122 comments

This Christmas – Twice Upon a Time Trailer / Screenshots


122 comments

  • prototype dalek

    July 24th, 2017 - 6:53pm

    Really looking forward to this, will miss him when he goes

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    • Dalek Eye Stalk

      July 24th, 2017 - 10:45pm

      Yeah…I will miss the 1st Doctor too… 🙂

  • Hulk

    July 24th, 2017 - 5:17pm

    I Hope The Doctor Regenerates In The Tardis

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  • Doctorfan

    July 24th, 2017 - 3:59pm

    Once upon a time the doctor began.
    Twice upon a time the doctor died.

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  • The Dalek Whovian

    July 24th, 2017 - 2:37pm

    Wow it looks great

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  • Demdike@CultLabs

    July 24th, 2017 - 1:06pm

    It looks okay, but who or what are the enemies?

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    • Anonymous

      July 24th, 2017 - 4:32pm

      I think they will be against a situation rather than a villain ie. The fact time has stopped and the doctors must start it again. I’d say the original mondasian cybermen might make a cameo, but I dont think they’ll be the main obstacle.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      July 24th, 2017 - 4:35pm

      I actually hope we don’t find out until Christmas.

    • Weeping Angel

      July 24th, 2017 - 10:08pm

      There seems to be some strange looking things in the background of the third last screenshot

    • Ralph

      July 28th, 2017 - 8:19pm

      Moffat did say the harmony shoal would be back

    • Ismael

      August 17th, 2017 - 4:12pm

      I saw a trailer and it seems like theirs something wrong with time… They’re trapped inside a single moment…

  • Adam

    July 24th, 2017 - 10:05am

    Lovely to see the original tardis again..but is Bradley not the new Master…Leather gloves!?

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    • Thomas

      July 24th, 2017 - 2:51pm

      No. He’s playing the First Doctor. Originally played by William Hartnell.

    • Adam

      July 25th, 2017 - 1:40pm

      But the first Doctor never wore leather gloves….only the Master and the Rani did..and of course the third Doctor..No i think all is not what it seems..

  • Dalek Eye Stalk

    July 24th, 2017 - 9:41am

    Brilliant trailer…but it’s still another 5 months until we actually see the episode!

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    • The Living Shadow

      July 24th, 2017 - 3:19pm

      Oof. Don’t remind me!

  • DalekAgent

    July 24th, 2017 - 9:08am

    “Everything ends, and it’s always sad. But everything begins again too, and that’s… always happy”
    Im really looking forward to this years christmas special but at the same time its going to be sad watching it knowing hes going to regenerate at the end of it

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  • Tim M

    July 24th, 2017 - 9:06am

    Great trailer! ‘Twice Upon A Time’ Looks very promising. Loved the opening sequence, with Hartnell morphing into Bradley. Great to see Pearle Mackie again, and good to see the Police Box design is the right one for each Doctor’s era. I just hope it lives up to all the hype. But being a Moffat script, it will no doubt be convoluted and leave you short changed.

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  • Anonymous

    July 24th, 2017 - 8:37am

    i think its some sort of projection as claras returning and this will be a trap.

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  • Pats86

    July 24th, 2017 - 6:46am

    At last a xmas episode worth watching? Looks good and I hope it is the send of the great Capaldi deserves.

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  • Bushboy

    July 24th, 2017 - 6:35am

    Awsome Trailer. I have so many mixed feelings for Doctor Who right now.
    So excited for the Christmas Special and so anxious about Series 11. I really hope that Chris Chibnal and Jodie Whittaker can pull one out of the bag and convince me that she really is my Doctor. After all a cosmos without The Doctor scarcely bares thinking about.

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  • Neal T

    July 24th, 2017 - 5:10am

    This so makes up for all the media rubbish of the last week! Doctor Who showing the fans united not split by press sensationalism!! The future is bright and looks a fitting end to the Capaldi era.

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  • Mr. J

    July 24th, 2017 - 1:27am

    I also hope it’s extended longer than the usual 1 hour special! Would love to see it be 75 mins. like Day of the Doctor and Deep Breath!

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    • Anonymous

      July 24th, 2017 - 4:35pm

      I wouldn’t count on it, Christmas day can be busy enough schedule-wise

    • Mr. J

      July 24th, 2017 - 11:26pm

      Anonymous, unfortunately that is the truth, one can only hope though

  • Mr. J

    July 24th, 2017 - 1:25am

    Wow!! Just wow! I just hope Twice Upon a Time is as good as this trailer would suggest!! Absolutely love the title!! Fingers crossed this will be a magical farewell to Peter and Steven!! What I hope? I hope it’s Christmassy, I hope it’s sad, I hope it’s exciting, I hope it’s not confusing or “clever”, I hope Clara shows up and I hope the regeneration has me in tears!!

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  • Anonymous

    July 24th, 2017 - 12:45am

    why has the first doctor got the fourth doctors sonic screwdriver in his hand in that screenshot of him and the chain?

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    • Mark Belsom

      July 24th, 2017 - 11:11pm

      The fourth doctors sonic does appear in the first episode of Series ten,so maybe twelve gives it to him.

  • Borg

    July 24th, 2017 - 12:45am

    Is it…. Hitler!?

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    • the ergon

      July 24th, 2017 - 8:22pm

      It has that stereotypical look of an officer from the 1st world war. I was thinking more captain darling from blackadder meets the guy who assassinated franz ferdinand.

    • Ismael

      August 17th, 2017 - 4:20pm

      It can’t be Hitler because the WWI German uniform has a red band on the hat like the other soldier across…

  • Harold Saxon

    July 23rd, 2017 - 11:49pm

    Will be very exciting ! I read it was meant to be called ‘The Doctors’ ? I like that title better?

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  • whovian

    July 23rd, 2017 - 11:21pm

    Oh wow. Ive now watched it 4 times in a row and its not getting boring at all! And Twice Upon A Time is a better title than The Doctors. David Bradley has won me over as the Doctor, the original you might say, and so happy that the brilliant Pearl Mackie is back as Bill! Please let her be with the Doctor in 2018’s series 11, please!!!!!!!!

    One thing though, who in the heck is Mark Gatiss playing? The Brigadier?

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    • Sam Robinson

      July 24th, 2017 - 12:04am

      That would be a great way to round everything off the brigadier there to way the doctor off.

    • The Outcast

      July 24th, 2017 - 8:23am

      I agree, I love this trailer. I love all the stuff set in the Tenth Planet. I’m also glad Bill is back, I hated her last ending (where she left with Heather), hopefully she’ll get an ending that isn’t a rehash of Clara’s this time.

      Also, apparently Mark is playing Hitler.

    • Adam

      July 24th, 2017 - 10:17am

      Going from the uniforms Gatiss is Royal Field Artillery..and the chap pointing the gun is an Imperial German Soldier

    • The Outcast

      July 24th, 2017 - 11:22am

      Yeah, I now doubt it. I reckon it will be the Brig, a relative of the Brig or a version of the Master in disguise.

    • Demdike@CultLabs

      July 24th, 2017 - 1:06pm

      According to sources Gatiss character is called The Captain.

    • Jackson

      July 24th, 2017 - 1:48pm

      From news stories, Mark is playing a character called, simply… the Captain.

      Could he be the Brigadier as a soldier in the First World War? I can’t wait to see him in action!

    • The Moffat Paradox

      July 24th, 2017 - 6:09pm

      That’s my theory.The great/grandfather/uncle of good old Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart?

    • Mick181

      July 24th, 2017 - 11:49pm

      The Brigader was not quite that Old, the Captain above looks somewhere between 30&40, that would make the Brigader about 80 when he 1st appeared, so maybe his Father?
      Hitler did serve in the German Army during WW1 but at that time had a full lip Moustache, didn’t cut it down until the mid 1920s, so would be historicaly inaccurate.

    • whovian

      July 25th, 2017 - 12:15pm

      Well if it is Hitler, we know who the episode enemy is! Never mind Daleks, Cybermen or the Master, Hitlers more evil than all of them put together, Hitler was a monster.

    • The Moffat Paradox

      July 26th, 2017 - 1:33am

      Terry Nation did did say that the Daleks WERE inspired by the Nazis and “Genesis Of The Daleks” does implicitly deal with Nazi inspired themes and beliefs.

  • Anonymous

    July 23rd, 2017 - 11:19pm

    Ok but why is the first doctor glowing in the picture with Polly

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    • T.A

      July 23rd, 2017 - 11:25pm

      His regenerating.

    • Sam Robinson

      July 24th, 2017 - 12:07am

      Maybe he is regenerating into Patrick Troughton again.

    • the ergon

      July 24th, 2017 - 1:27am

      Probably the start of his regeneration from the tenth planet before that meeting with the 12th doctor. A missing scene we never saw perhaps.

    • Pats86

      July 24th, 2017 - 6:44am

      Why indeed?

    • the ergon

      July 24th, 2017 - 9:37am

      By missing scene, one that wasn,t shown on original transmission that fans won,t have seen if they had watched the tenth planet in its entrity.

    • Dalek Eye Stalk

      July 24th, 2017 - 10:51pm

      Why is the 1st Doctors hand glowing? The Doctor didn’t start doing his firework hands until his 9th incarnation! This is Moffat clearly not happy enough with rewriting his own mythology, he now wishes to rewrite classic series mythology.

    • the ergon

      July 25th, 2017 - 11:13am

      But it was a white out crossfade. It could easily have meant to represent some form of pregenerative glow. It was the same you might say with the crossover from peter davison to colin baker. I,m not suggesting its always a good thing to keep amending the shows mythology, but that doesn,t mean each regeneration has to be the same. The weakest example was the crossfade from jon to tom. Ideally it would be better if they tried something different Occasionally but it seems the firework display is very much part of the current form of regeneration and can it seems be incorporated into a new version of the classic series.

    • Adam

      July 25th, 2017 - 1:50pm

      Moffat just can’t help himself messing around and rewriting the shows mythology…and NO it’s not clever!

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      July 25th, 2017 - 5:05pm

      I actually think it kind of fits with the 1st Doctor’s regeneration. The original scene shows his face glowing and, in colour, that could well be golden energy. Therefore it doesn’t contradict any previously established mythology in my eyes.

    • the ergon

      July 26th, 2017 - 11:56am

      My very thoughts exactly.

  • Jordan Scott

    July 23rd, 2017 - 11:00pm

    This looks absolutely superb!

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  • Tom

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:47pm

    Just watched this trailer for the forthcoming Xmas Special. This looks as if the 12th doctor’a final adventure will be a good send off for him. David Bradley does an excellent take of the 1st doctor.Not surprised to see that Mark Gatiss has turned up starring in this episode. I thought it would be more than Likely after his excellent contribution with the dramatic behind the scenes origins of the story of the making of Doctor Who and how William Hartnell portrayed the 1st doctor in An adventure in Space and Time.Also Bill appearing means that all the loose ends of the story arcs of the series 10 and the era of the 12 doctor will now have been resolved and will now come to a satisfying conclusion. Peter Capaldi can now leave and hand over the keys of the Tardis to Jodie Whittaker knowing that his swansong will be one to remember.

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  • The Living Shadow

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:46pm

    Nice to see Gatiss back (is this the 3rd time now?). I kind of want to see Gatiss meet every Doctor in some way from now on! It seems like he could playing the Brigadier from this the looks of this trailer. Not too sure how I’d feel about that, but it’ll be worth a watch!

    Having Pearl Mackie as Bill credited in this trailer has made me hopeful that she’s back for a narrative purpose rather than to just say goodbye to Capaldi…

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    • Anonymous

      July 23rd, 2017 - 11:20pm

      I have a feeling that it could be the Brig’s father.

    • the ergon

      July 24th, 2017 - 1:21am

      Thats a point. And a bit ‘ the War Games’. Mark Gatiss does like his victorian/ georgian dress up. He has that look for that particular era. The picture of the doctor with polly might be those missing scenes from The tenth planet and more to bring those final scenes full circle. Looks perfectly reconstructed using hartnells face from that story to blend into colour to david bradleys adventure with peter capaldis for their final swansongs.2 regenerations for the price of one. Well it is christmas. And a new doctor to boot. Can,t wait.

  • Mark Belsom

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:40pm

    Hope it’s as good as it looks. Looks quite interesting.

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  • The Temporal Jelly Baby

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:40pm

    That is one of the best trailers I have ever seen…

    …for anything.

    This episode has the potential to be truly awesome. It also has the potential to fall flat on its face. I really hope it’s the former!

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  • T.A

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:36pm

    Are you trying to be funny.

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  • Doctor Stu

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:35pm

    I was hoping for cybermen please let there cybermen, I hope the beginning bit is part of an actual scene from the episode where it recreates the first Doctor talking to a mondasian cybermen rather than something done just for the trailer. And also Bill, Bill, Bill are we going to find out she’s actually the new companion, is she a figment of the Doctors imagination, him inside her subconscious and now her inside his subconscious or just an effect of time going all wrong and she’ll be dead again by the end of the episode. At least this gives her and the Doctor chance to say goodbye to each other. Gaaaah I have so many questions

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    • Doctor you

      July 23rd, 2017 - 11:00pm

      I think like heather bill left the doctor her tears when she cried on him, so if he cries she can find him

    • Doctor Stu

      July 23rd, 2017 - 11:43pm

      Oh that’s actually quite a good theory, puts a dampener on my head canon that Bill is dead and floating around the afterlife and not actually a puddle creature

  • Exterminator

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:34pm

    Wow, it looks amazing. Great title too.

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  • The Doctor 2017

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:33pm

    Bill and the first doctor !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • When The Doctor Was Me

    July 23rd, 2017 - 10:30pm

    Wow! Looks great!

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