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Doctor Who – The Curse Of The Black Spot

Doctor Who – The Curse Of The Black Spot
Saturday 7 May
6.15-7.00pm BBC ONE

The TARDIS is marooned onboard a 17th-century pirate ship whose crew is being attacked by a mysterious and beautiful sea creature, as the time-travelling drama continues.

Becalmed and beset by cabin fever, the pirates have numerous superstitious explanations for the Siren’s appearance. The Doctor has other ideas but, as his theories are disproved and every plan of escape is thwarted, he must work to win the trust of the implacable Captain Avery and uncover the truth behind the pirates’ supernatural fears – and he must work quickly, for some of his friends have already fallen under the Siren’s spell…

The Doctor is played by Matt Smith, Captain Avery by Hugh Bonneville, Amy by Karen Gillan and Rory by Arthur Darvill.



  • DJ Bling62

    April 29th, 2011 - 11:45am

    So If River Song Is Not In The Episode She Must Die In Episode 2!

    • kev

      April 29th, 2011 - 9:42pm

      she is already dead

    • Aaron

      May 1st, 2011 - 6:17pm

      No River isn’t dead. Her Future is the Doctor’s past. She can’t die literally because you have already watched her future. DUH!She died with David Tennant in the silence of the library if you remember?

  • Jim the Fish

    April 24th, 2011 - 5:19pm

    Look’s Great me hearty

  • McGann is The Doctor.

    April 24th, 2011 - 4:01pm

    I must say, I’m quite looking forward to this episode, not least becasue the Doctor finally meets Pirates in a full-blown Pirate-setting adventure (“I wonder why they didnt try it before? Hmh!..” to quote “theSixthDoctor” .) 😀 and 😉

    Once the two part opening to the series has lured viewers into the Series, I think this story should get off to a fairly high-paced start, having already familiarised its audience by this point in Series 6.

    The Cybermen returning, as far as we can seem will unfortunately just be the usual lot. Ive seen the pictures in radiotimes. Pretty lame a letdown, if you ask me. They had plenty of oppurtunity to bring back the real-world Space-Cybermen, or atleast change designs to their face piece. How lame that they have once again just re-hashed the old ones we’ve seen about a dozen times already. I mean, what more can they do with them?! ❗

  • silence will fall

    April 23rd, 2011 - 3:39pm

    i like it when the silence says “how fast can you run” to amy because that means the silence are chasing her or all of them.
    (i think it is a silence because of the background voice which is a silence’es voice)

    • jimbob

      April 23rd, 2011 - 5:49pm

      thats the dr the silence sound completely different.

  • the impossible astronaut

    April 22nd, 2011 - 9:10pm

    in DWA 214 matt said that this is the best epuisode yet

  • 2doctors2000

    April 22nd, 2011 - 12:05pm

    Guess wat I found
    On virgin media there was doctor who spoilers and it said that the cybermen might be mondasian cybermen but will look like the tennant cybermen, this would explain why they havent got the cybus industries logo on them

    • DoctorWho2011

      April 22nd, 2011 - 12:52pm

      Hey U Might Of Just Found Something There Well Done And Good Idea

  • Not Really That Important

    April 22nd, 2011 - 11:53am

    In The Eleventh Hour, a woman says that she has seen the doctor before. And in the 1st episode of S6, a little girl has been captured, maybe she is the little girl, and she see’s the Doctor when he is in U.S.A

    • 2doctors2000

      April 22nd, 2011 - 12:07pm

      maybe around the rong age though I would say the woman was in her 60s 70s and the episode is set in 1966 in series 6 that would make her around 50 years old depending on how old the little girl is

    • silence will fall

      April 23rd, 2011 - 3:30pm

      no because amelia used to draw and make puppets about him and thats why she reconised him also the child is called abigail song so she is related to river.

    • Your Actually WRONG

      April 23rd, 2011 - 10:31pm

      Actually, If Your Talking about the old woman, She says she knows the docter because of all of Amy’s “Raggedy Doctor” Dolls and Comics

    • tardis1

      May 1st, 2011 - 10:04am

      the lady remembers him from amy’s games, the little girl is not her.

  • DoctorWho2011

    April 22nd, 2011 - 11:01am

    An Hour Long 🙂 Just Like Episode 1

    • the impossible astronaut

      April 22nd, 2011 - 9:08pm

      do u mean episode 2

  • Connor Connaughton

    April 22nd, 2011 - 10:47am

    an hour long wow dident expect that.

    • booboo

      April 22nd, 2011 - 11:02am

      we dont know it is yet

    • DoctorWho2011

      April 22nd, 2011 - 11:06am

      Its An Hour Booboo 6.00/7.00 clock

    • booboo

      April 22nd, 2011 - 11:35am

      yes but they also have listed So You Think You Can Dance from 6.30-7.30pm so something is wrong , they listed Day of the moon for an hour 6.00 – 7.00 but they have just changed it to 6.00 – 6.45

    • Randomizer

      April 22nd, 2011 - 7:27pm

      Yeah but it is until 6:45 because thats when the tribute to liz sladen is on

    • TNDNR

      April 22nd, 2011 - 7:28pm

      This is because I suspect the BBC are considering slots for Doctor Who between this time. This press release is so that there is at least an estimated slot as oppossed to a tbc.

    • the impossible astronaut

      April 22nd, 2011 - 9:11pm

      booboo it must be at 7:30 – 8:15 then if So you think u can dance is on 6:30 – 7:30

    • Anonymous

      April 23rd, 2011 - 8:35am

      episodes 1 and 2 are 45 mins
      but episode 3 is on the press realse 1hr long

  • doctor stu

    April 22nd, 2011 - 10:32am

    river must be die in episode one because it says Amy is played by karen gillan, rory is played by Arthur Darvill and the doctor is played by Matt Smith.
    so it cant be Amy, Rory or the doctor that dies.

    • CG

      April 22nd, 2011 - 11:33pm

      Don’t think River dies as her death was seen in Silence in the Library. She dies saving the 10th doctor. This is canon as her death.

      Don’t be surprised if its the Doctor that dies. Could explain how he turns up with a beard and a prisoner in area 51. He dies, somehow whisked away that we do not see and then he appears at the end of part one tied to a chair and with beard.

      Not long to go to see what the real story is.

    • tardis1

      May 1st, 2011 - 10:08am

      the doctor dies at the beggining of episode 1.

  • blobfish

    April 22nd, 2011 - 7:06am

    I have a felling they use a plank and jolly roddger they are just a faritale

  • DoctorWho2011

    April 21st, 2011 - 7:15pm

    Sounds Like Its Going To Be A Pretty Awsome Episode Cant Wait 😀

  • Juddon Master

    April 21st, 2011 - 5:22pm

    Sounds good can’t wait

  • Callum Metcalfe

    April 21st, 2011 - 4:22pm

    It must be on at 6.00 every week.

  • Napman33

    April 21st, 2011 - 3:39pm

    I Hope The Episodes Will Be 1 Hour Long 😀

    • Alex Galpin

      April 21st, 2011 - 4:45pm

      They are on for 45mins always since 1963

    • DoctorWhoDW-in memory of Liz Sladen-WE LOVE YOU

      April 21st, 2011 - 5:00pm

      @ Alex Galpin
      actually no it hasn’t when doctor who started in 1963 doctor who was only at most half an hour long! It was in 1985 that doctor who was 45 minutes long but chnged back

  • jimbob

    April 21st, 2011 - 2:29pm

    why are they on for 1 hour now?

    • booboo

      April 21st, 2011 - 2:31pm

      We dont know if this is right as the time is already overlapping with the dance programme

    • unknowndoctor

      April 21st, 2011 - 3:00pm

      if it is 1 hour then we should be happyer

  • Sam Allen

    April 21st, 2011 - 2:22pm

    This new series is gunno b awsome!!

  • Jimbub123

    April 21st, 2011 - 1:50pm

    What is a siren?

    • David Morgan

      April 21st, 2011 - 2:01pm

      that green girl in the trailer, i think.

    • Rooners

      April 21st, 2011 - 2:28pm

      We commonly use it these days to mean a woman regarded as seductive and beautiful but the original origin (and meaning) comes from Greek mythology and refers to one of a group of sea nymphs who by their sweet singing lured mariners to destruction on the rocks surrounding their island.

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