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April 1st, 2013 86 comments

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…

Click image for large version…



Image Courtesy of BBC Pictures.


  • Anonymous

    April 2nd, 2013 - 7:40am

    Oh yeah, hope their in the 50th but I’m guessing mr Moffat wanted them to be right at the edge of the picture could be nothing

  • Sebatron

    April 2nd, 2013 - 1:12am

    I cant wait! The 50th Anniversary is 11 days after my birthday! The title is Blue Amends, so I’m guessing it is a TARDIS reference or an anagram for something!
    Again, Can’t Wait!!

  • This is gallifrey, our childhood, our home

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:32pm

    For everyone trying to zoom in on the title, it’s just called 50th Anniversary Special. I hope they’re going to have a name for it though!

  • This is gallifrey, our childhood, our home

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:29pm

    I think it’s just called “fiftieth anniversary special” at the moment

  • booboo

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:17pm

    i think we guessed that

  • McGann is the Doctor

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:16pm

    You do realise that is the name of the type of script, not the story, yes ?

  • booboo

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:16pm

    no definitely not

  • Doctor Stu

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:14pm

    Great news I just hope this picture isn’t an April fool

  • booboo

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:13pm

    nope, this is for real

  • Doctor Stu

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:12pm

    Well if rosé is returning I’d assume its the human Doctor

  • dr who fan

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:02pm

    if u zoom to the script the name of the episode is called blue amends

  • booboo

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:01pm

    its says Blue Amends

  • Doctor4131

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:59pm

    i cant see it. it goes all blury when i zoom in.

  • Risistance is useless

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:59pm

    April fools! 🙂

  • bob

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:56pm

    Darn! I’ve tried to zoom in to the script title, but the pixels are to blurry to make it out! I was so exited as well!

  • SM17

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:42pm

    if you zoom in you can see the title of the 50th episode.

  • lewis griese

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:22pm

    Well you can see a dalek plunger and gun if you look carefully to the left and in the background to me it looks like the angels take manhattan poster and the david has still got sideburns oh yeah, i cant wait !!

  • 11matt

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:02pm

    Great this is happening for good:-):-)

  • Anonymous

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:50pm

    Wait… I like to know if David Tennant is actually playing the tenth doctor or The Human/Timelord Doctor from Journeys End

  • GingerDoc

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:50pm

    I can’t believe it. MY Doctor is back and he’s going to be with my 2nd Doctor. The 50th is going to be amazing. Except for the 3D.

  • Sam Bentley

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:41pm

    You know, David found it hard to get back into character after a few months playing Hamlet… I wonder if he’ll struggle again… hmm…

  • Sam Bentley

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:20pm

    This is one of the greatest photo’s ever… I mean I know they confirmed it but this is almost proper evidence of Tennant’s involvement even though the BBC said he’d be in it… this gets me so excited for the special!

  • Anonymous

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:16pm

    Well we’ll find out soon enough, if they announce another Doctor I think we’ll get the answer.

  • Matthew Littledyke

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:10pm

    Wow excellent I hope it’s Definately 90 minutes long like has been recently reported

  • follow me on twitter ‘allonsy99’

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:07pm

    I cried when I found this picture I knew David and billie were taking part but OMG David and matt are HOT!!!

  • Still Not Ginger!!

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:06pm

    woooo!!!! i can not wait!!


    April 1st, 2013 - 9:06pm

    Nice, looking forward to seeing David and Billie back for this one off 50th Anniversary special, but I bet it will not be the 10th Doctor himself with Rose, but the 10th Doctor’s human clone with Rose instead, but time will tell, always does 🙂

  • drjakeyoung

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:02pm


  • matt9982

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:00pm

    Yaaaaay! Im so exited! 🙂

  • Tardis’nt

    April 1st, 2013 - 8:59pm

    I Just Can’t Wait!

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