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June 27th, 2014 110 comments

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The new Doctor lands on Saturday 23 August

BBC One confirms the new Doctor lands on Saturday 23 August

The BBC has today confirmed the much-anticipated eighth series of the hit sci-fi drama Doctor Who will land on BBC One on Saturday 23 August, 2014.

The feature-length premiere episode entitled “Deep Breath” will see Peter Capaldi take on one of TV’s most iconic roles as the Twelfth Doctor, alongside Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara.



  • The Moffat Paradox

    July 13th, 2014 - 12:55am

    Just watched Peter Capaldi in Brad Pitt’s World War Z.
    Was better than I thought it would be.

  • Wholords2

    July 10th, 2014 - 10:01pm

    I heard that is 75 mins like day of the doctor

  • the astronaut of death

    July 7th, 2014 - 12:14am

    Capaldi has an awesome voice

  • fiona ting

    July 3rd, 2014 - 1:14pm

    I am very please about the date and the


  • Anonymous

    July 2nd, 2014 - 9:36pm

    I thought they died… I guess not!

  • The Moffat Paradox

    July 2nd, 2014 - 12:40pm

    Yes lets have it that bit darker,scarier and sombre. In the old days people who helped the Doctor tended to end up getting killed.Including now and then the odd companion.

  • Daveroper00

    June 30th, 2014 - 6:45pm

    I screamed for about a minute after I saw the trailer

  • The Twelfth Doctor

    June 30th, 2014 - 11:37am

    Thanks booboo 🙂

  • booboo

    June 30th, 2014 - 11:35am

    no its not like you say they have officially announced it

  • The Twelfth Doctor

    June 30th, 2014 - 11:33am

    SPOILERS!!!! If you read on you will find something out about the finale. You have been warned!!!!!!

    The Cybermen are back! (The BBC themselves have revealed this so I’m not breaking any rules. I hope).

  • booboo

    June 30th, 2014 - 10:12am

    didn’t make me laugh


  • Anonymous

    June 30th, 2014 - 10:05am

    Wow-I don’t own this link and take no responsibility of any inappropriate language used, but this is something that made me laugh!

  • Anonymous

    June 29th, 2014 - 9:11pm

    i’ve watched it a million billion trillion million dillion Karen gill-ian bazillian tanillilian infinity and one time a million and two times.

    I’ve only watched it twice :0

  • sammyboi101

    June 29th, 2014 - 9:13am

    yeah, i thought it would be.

    Thanks for that.

  • Anonymous

    June 28th, 2014 - 9:20pm

    #yolusmkyo (you only live until steven Moffat kills you off)

  • Itdalek

    June 28th, 2014 - 8:32pm

    But a funny error at that, anyway I do agree abit with your point although something minor not some big question which have to wait 3 years til it gets answered

  • Castromazing

    June 28th, 2014 - 7:23pm

    A hundred and fifty kabillion people asked me to do this ciniman challenge i I mean watched this

  • 100,000BC

    June 28th, 2014 - 7:09pm


    Only joking… Imagine the multi-Doctor episodes…
    Eccleston: Fantastic!
    Tennant: Allons-y!
    Smith: Geronimo!
    Capaaldi: Kidneys! 😀


    June 28th, 2014 - 7:09pm

    Well if your feeling peckish, you could always eat a Tardis self destruct, I mean er, Jammy Dodger 😀

  • 100,000BC

    June 28th, 2014 - 7:04pm

    Technically, he would say #YOLTT (You only live twenty-six times)

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