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50th Anniversary Read-through Finished

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Read through Finished

50th Anniversary Read-through finished – with a picture many of you would be hoping you would see…

From the official site…

The read through for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special took place earlier this evening, Monday, 1 April.

Current Doctor Matt Smith was joined by David Tennant and many more familiar faces including Jenna-Louise Coleman (Clara) and Doctor Who’s head writer and executive producer, Steven Moffat.

Over the weekend we confirmed that David Tennant and Billie Piper would both be returning to the show for the eagerly anticipated 50th anniversary special. We also revealed that screen legend John Hurt would also feature in the adventure.

The episode’s production continues all this week and we’ll be bringing you more news very soon…

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Image Courtesy of BBC Pictures.



  • Darren Gregory

    May 17th, 2013 - 5:00pm

    BLUE AMENDS is not the title. It refers to a stage that the script goes through before it’s complete.

  • Emma Peel

    April 14th, 2013 - 9:30pm

    Imagine the dialog in Who if the 50th anniversary featured Doctors from the past 50 years! All I can say is,

    ALLONS-Y!!!!!!! Fezzes are cool. Bow ties are cool, and speaking French is cool. I won’t blink and will stay calm – too afraid of missing anything in that 50th anniversary episode.

  • Anonymous

    April 11th, 2013 - 3:01am

    I normally think fezes are weird but the doctor can pull it off by the bow ties are cool

  • Anonymous

    April 8th, 2013 - 2:26pm

    im your nomber one fan

  • Anonymous

    April 8th, 2013 - 1:21am

    Congratulations. If your earlier post is any indication you have not even seen any of the Doctors beyond the last three, so I don’t see how the fact that you simply know their names should be in any way impressive.

  • Anonymous

    April 8th, 2013 - 1:20am

    Come on, if Tennant is on he will automatically be the star of the show.

  • Olivia1234

    April 7th, 2013 - 12:46am

    Will Jenni ever come Back? Please!!!!

  • Liason Ice

    April 6th, 2013 - 11:21am

    Just read that Christopher Eccleston won’t be in the 50th Anniversary Special.
    I’m disappointed 🙁

  • Timelord 99

    April 6th, 2013 - 10:56am

    i’ve got a scheth of matt smith

  • Timelord 99

    April 5th, 2013 - 8:26pm

    I think on a episode they can have a time crash

  • Timelord 99

    April 5th, 2013 - 8:13pm

    To all the doctor who gang carn’t wait till the ring of akhaten 🙂

  • Timelord 99

    April 5th, 2013 - 8:08pm

    doctor who been fab, watched it till chrisiter ecleson came on, matt and david are brilliant carn’t wait till the 50th anniversary.

  • Hector Sandler

    April 5th, 2013 - 8:54am

    Why 2 doctors why not the rest who are alive ?

  • The Silent Silent

    April 4th, 2013 - 10:54pm

    Well done, do you want a medal 🙂

  • obsie

    April 4th, 2013 - 11:58am

    To, “obeythewhispermen”. I personally would love to be “squished” in the middle of them. Only trouble is I would be in no fit state to “RUN!” anywhere. All I could do is attempt a feeble but rapid crawl. Does this mean I wouldn’t make the grade as an assistant?

  • MyLittleTripod

    April 4th, 2013 - 10:47am

    What they should have done for the anniversary is to include all the unofficial Doctors from non-canon productions such as Chris Hoyle from the Projection Room’s Fan-Made Doctor Who Series or Richard E.Grant’s 9th Doctor from the Scream of the Shalka Episode. Or Even the Infamous INSPECTOR SPACE-TIME.

  • Anonymous

    April 4th, 2013 - 10:38am

    So can pretty much every Doctor Who fan.

  • charlotte

    April 4th, 2013 - 9:14am

    I can name every doctor.William Hartnell,Patrick Troughton,Jon Pertwee,Tom Baker,Peter Davison , Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy,Paul McGann , Christopher Eccleston, david tennant,matt smith

  • charlotte

    April 4th, 2013 - 9:06am

    I love the way to remember the password was her catch fraise. rycbar123
    run you clever boy and remember

  • charlotte

    April 4th, 2013 - 9:04am

    I have watched every episode from Christopher Eccleston to Matt smith!the 50th Anniversary will be amazing

  • @run_you_clever_boy_x

    April 3rd, 2013 - 9:51pm

    awwww they look so sweet together!! 🙂 i love matt and david !!

  • obsie

    April 3rd, 2013 - 9:02am

    After studying the photo of Matt and David for the read-through we are all in danger of being de-railed slightly. I think Steven Moffat has in mind to call this “The Hand of Evian” (other water products are available). On John Hurt being The Master or even The Great Intelligence is a dastardly and glorious notion. Roll on November!


    April 3rd, 2013 - 8:44am

    When the times really does come to regenerate the Doctor into the 12th incarnation, they should have an older actor again in the role.

    My choices –

    As Rupert Giles in the 1st 3 series of Joss Whedon’s ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’, he looked very Doctor-ish in appearance, and you could have joked that the Sunnydale High School Library was his Tardis, disguised as part of Buffy’s old High School.

    All thou Anthony has been in Doctor Who back in Series 2’s School Reunion as Mr Finch / Brother Lazzar of the Krillitane’s, he can still become the Doctor, as history has proven in the last 50 years with Colin Baker playing another Time Lord who got to shoot Peter Davison’s 5th Doctor before he ended up as the 6th Doctor to replace Peter.

    As Johnathan Creek he was also very Doctor like, and had female companions of his own too.

  • The Greater Intelligence

    April 3rd, 2013 - 4:30am

    The BBC played the most horrible Fools’ Day prank yesterday. I read an article on the Doctor Who section of the BBC site that said “, After weeks of auditions, Robert Pattinson has been cast as the 12th Doctor.” I screamed in anger so loudly I wonder if any of you in Britain heard me. Then at the end of the article it finally said “, And if you thought this article was real, make sure you’re not a Zygon copy.” I now realize that was a hint towards the Zygons’ return, but I was to agrivated at first the BBC even considering Robert Pattinson for the Doctor’s role and then casting him.

  • geronimo2605

    April 3rd, 2013 - 12:47am

    David isn’t hot but Matt is quite nice with his gorgeously out-of-proportion face!!!!


    April 2nd, 2013 - 8:11pm

    The video appears to have been deleted.

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