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Doctor Who – Closing Time Synopsis

Doctor Who – Closing Time

Saturday 24 September 6.00-6.45pm BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD
(Time subject to change)

In the last few days of his life, the Doctor pays a farewell visit to his old friend Craig, and encounters a mystery, as the time-travelling drama continues.

People are going missing, a silver rat scuttles in the shadows of a department store, and somewhere close by the Cybermen are waiting…

The Doctor is played by Matt Smith, Craig by James Corden, Amy by Karen Gillan and Rory by Arthur Darvill.



  • Fox Mulder

    September 10th, 2011 - 2:44am

    Can’t wait, the lodger was good looks to be better. Loved Craig ,I hope they bring him back for season 7 and 8 before Matt leaves in 2013

    • Intergalactic

      September 11th, 2011 - 5:31pm

      Matt doesn’t leave in 2013?! Where on earth did you hear that?

    • Dalek Sec

      September 19th, 2011 - 8:02am

      I heard that somewhere, i think it was Facebook.

    • scilencewillfall

      September 22nd, 2011 - 10:34pm

      i heard that too when does he leave

  • anthony

    September 9th, 2011 - 10:38pm

    any one seen what the cybermats look like their cool well spiler and are they diffrent and have they been changed cs i plyed blood of the cybermen

    • Intergalactic

      September 11th, 2011 - 5:34pm

      Yes they have changed. For the better. They looked ugly, hideous and boring in the Adventure Games. Here is what they will look like:

    • no one

      September 16th, 2011 - 3:42pm

      I dont like the fact that hey have teeth. no other cybermat that i know of has teeth they look ugly now 🙁

    • Intergalactic

      September 17th, 2011 - 8:17am

      They don’t. They’ve been revamped for the better. Anything’s better than a New Paradigm Dalek.

    • no one

      September 18th, 2011 - 4:01pm

      i didagree i like the paradigm daleks, and the new cybermats still shouldnt have teeth; if the upgraded cats and docs for cybershades why didnt they have teeth? why do converted rats get teeth?

    • no one

      September 18th, 2011 - 4:04pm

      they look better with the lids over their mouths shut though!

  • danny mcfee

    September 9th, 2011 - 8:49pm

    i like doctor who 🙂

  • forever dalek 1323

    September 9th, 2011 - 8:30pm

    the cyberman are finnaly back cant wate

    • craig owens

      September 17th, 2011 - 9:38pm

      and im in it too!

  • Jon

    September 8th, 2011 - 5:45pm

    So are we in for another new Doctor here in the colonies???

    • Fox Mulder

      September 10th, 2011 - 2:46am

      No matts staying for another season and possibly season 8 as well he will probably stick around for the 2013 Aniversay and then hes leaving , I think said hed stay for 4 years that covers 2010 to 2013 about yeah

    • Anonymous

      September 10th, 2011 - 11:02am

      He has not said anything about when he’s leaving he has been confirmed for four series but that doesn’t mean he’ll leave at the end of it. It’s like people are assuming Karen Gillan’s leaving at the end of this series because the BBC have not announced anything yet she has said on several occasssions she’s staying permenantly.

    • Fox Mulder

      September 10th, 2011 - 8:04pm

      Matt has to leave 4 year if enough. Matt is ok but ihope there’s a new doctor for 2014 if there is a season 9. I’m guessing the new doctor will be like the 9th he will most likely be suffering from a great loss that will most likely happen in the 50th anniversary season 8. What do u think

    • Intergalactic

      September 11th, 2011 - 5:36pm

      No! Definitely not! Matt is not leaving in 2013 at that’s that! He’s one of the best Doctors ever and I don’t want him to leave so soon.

  • Twelth Cyber Legion

    September 8th, 2011 - 5:31pm

    Dont worry everyone it is the modern cybermat from the adventure games ive seen pictures of the doctor holding it while craig is watching with a baby.

    • Anonymous

      September 8th, 2011 - 8:06pm

      No it is a considerably different design.

    • Intergalactic

      September 11th, 2011 - 5:37pm

      Why on earth would people worry? True Doctor Who fans wouldn’t. Wouldn’t we want a new and nice design, compared to that hideous and ugly design?

  • Intergalactic

    September 8th, 2011 - 4:58pm

    Will this be another Companion-lite episode?

    • tardistik

      September 8th, 2011 - 7:34pm

      think so like the lodger as it lists the characters in order of importance in this episode it seems craig is the main companion

    • 11thtimelord

      September 17th, 2011 - 11:47pm

      it will be a companion-lite, however wikipedia is listing cast as follow.

      Doctor: Matt Smith
      Companions: Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill and Alex Kingston.

      with James Corden as one of the secondary cast.

    • Adam

      September 25th, 2011 - 12:13pm

      Amy and Rory where only in for cameos


    September 8th, 2011 - 4:11pm

    Silver rat = Cybermat (Probaly, sorry if it’s wrong!)

    • Intergalactic

      September 8th, 2011 - 4:56pm

      Silver man – Cyberman
      Silver rat – Cybermat

      Yes, you got it right.

    • Cybertrousers

      September 8th, 2011 - 5:36pm

      You’re right. It’s a cybermat.

  • whofan4ever

    September 8th, 2011 - 4:06pm

    this sounds great

    the silver mouse is probably a cybermat and i hope they are the ones in the adventure games

    • Intergalactic

      September 8th, 2011 - 4:56pm

      What?!? The ones in the AG were rubbish. Rubbish and boring, and looked so bad they could only exist in the VG. These new ones are fantastic, brilliant and superb.

    • Anonymous

      September 8th, 2011 - 5:05pm

      It’s a different design, there are pictures of the new version out there. It’s a very interesting design to say the least because of a “new addition” but I’m not going to spoil it.

    • Mumble5557

      September 8th, 2011 - 5:40pm

      It is. Sorry if thats spoilers

    • JoeAndTeddy

      September 8th, 2011 - 5:41pm

      pictures and videos have already been revealed about the new look cybermats – they are not the ones from the adventure games.

  • doctorwhocrazyfreak

    September 8th, 2011 - 4:05pm

    well wait a second if its the last few days of the doctors life shouldnt this episode be the last one

    • Anonymous

      September 8th, 2011 - 8:07pm

      This is the last few days, the finale deals with the last day.

    • doctorwhocrazyfreak

      September 11th, 2011 - 8:22am

      how do you know

    • 11thtimelord

      September 17th, 2011 - 11:49pm

      cause that is what every episode synopsis is saying. In the Doctor’s final few day, he visits an old friend, being craig owens.

  • Doctor Who DVD Collector

    September 8th, 2011 - 3:29pm

    so thats the name of the episode!

    • Intergalactic

      September 8th, 2011 - 4:54pm

      Brilliant. I can’t wait for this episode!

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