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April 21st, 2011 42 comments

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.


  • 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.

  • 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

  • the impossible astronaut

    April 22nd, 2011 - 9:10pm

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

  • the impossible astronaut

    April 22nd, 2011 - 9:08pm

    do u mean episode 2


    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.

  • Randomizer

    April 22nd, 2011 - 7:27pm

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

  • DoctorWho2011

    April 22nd, 2011 - 12:52pm

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • DoctorWho2011

    April 22nd, 2011 - 11:06am

    Its An Hour Booboo 6.00/7.00 clock

  • booboo

    April 22nd, 2011 - 11:02am

    we dont know it is yet

  • DoctorWho2011

    April 22nd, 2011 - 11:01am

    An Hour Long 🙂 Just Like Episode 1

  • Connor Connaughton

    April 22nd, 2011 - 10:47am

    an hour long wow dident expect that.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Alex Galpin

    April 21st, 2011 - 4:45pm

    They are on for 45mins always since 1963

  • 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 😀

  • unknowndoctor

    April 21st, 2011 - 3:00pm

    if it is 1 hour then we should be happyer

  • booboo

    April 21st, 2011 - 2:31pm

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

  • jimbob

    April 21st, 2011 - 2:29pm

    why are they on for 1 hour now?

  • 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.

  • Sam Allen

    April 21st, 2011 - 2:22pm

    This new series is gunno b awsome!!

  • David Morgan

    April 21st, 2011 - 2:01pm

    that green girl in the trailer, i think.

  • Jimbub123

    April 21st, 2011 - 1:50pm

    What is a siren?

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