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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…

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Image Courtesy of BBC Pictures.


86 comments

  • Anonymous

    April 2nd, 2013 - 7:21pm

    Must be quite weird for David Tennant returning to the role of the Doctor…but not really being the star of the show anymore.

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    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2013 - 1:20am

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

  • Anonymous

    April 2nd, 2013 - 6:52pm

    There’s a new video uploaded today on YouTube featuring some pictures from today’s filming.

    1 of them looks like the 9th / 10th Doctor Tardis Police Box prop.

    Look for –

    Doctor Who 50th Special | Filming Pictures in Neath | Tennants TARDIS spotted!

    Reply
    • DOCTOR WHO ONE

      April 2nd, 2013 - 6:53pm

      Oh gawn, now that’s a 4th time today Ive been called Anonymous, there must be a glitch or something . . . . grrrrrrrrr 😛

    • DOCTOR WHO ONE

      April 2nd, 2013 - 8:11pm

      The video appears to have been deleted.

  • Those Vigils Over There

    April 2nd, 2013 - 6:38pm

    It says on the script “BLUE AMENDS”. Is that the title of the 50th anniversary special?

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    • Those Vigils Over There

      April 2nd, 2013 - 7:00pm

      No it’s not.

  • obeythewhispermen

    April 2nd, 2013 - 2:56pm

    In the bottom picture it looks like jenna louis is getting squished by matt smith and david tennant.

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    • Anonymous

      April 8th, 2013 - 2:26pm

      im your nomber one fan

  • Weeping Angel

    April 2nd, 2013 - 2:07pm

    So exited! Its gonne be da bomb…

    Reply
  • Dalek The Supreme

    April 2nd, 2013 - 1:43pm

    Wow, this proves that David Tennant and Billie Piper ARE returning! David looks almost the same, but I hardly recognize Billie

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    • booboo

      April 2nd, 2013 - 1:45pm

      thats not her

    • Sam Bentley

      April 2nd, 2013 - 1:46pm

      Err… Billie isn’t in these photo’s mate… that is Joanna Page, she was in the show Gavin ad Stacey? There’s no pictures of Billie with the rest of the cast as of yet..

    • Dalek The Supreme

      April 2nd, 2013 - 3:23pm

      Whoops! 😳 That’s embarrassing!

  • The TARDIS

    April 2nd, 2013 - 1:08pm

    Ooh, I spy a Dalek in the left corner…

    Reply
  • Matt smithy

    April 2nd, 2013 - 10:23am

    the BBC have a habitt of using april fools day as a advantage. They know that everyone will just says its an april fools day joke, wich is why they put up great news. Yes, it is an april fools joke, because they are saying your a fool for not beliving it! Last april fools day they released the picture of matt and karen next to the classic dalek and everyone said it was fake 😀 so this is almost definatly NOT FAKE!

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    • Anonymous

      April 2nd, 2013 - 10:48am

      Well there were barley any classic daleks in asylum

    • the man from outer space

      April 2nd, 2013 - 1:09pm

      yes there were. the special weapons dalek was there and the first ever dalek was there.

    • Anonymous

      April 2nd, 2013 - 4:01pm

      No Anonymous is right, there was bearly any classic series Daleks in the Dalek Asylum. The whole place was largely full of god damn Time War Daleks.

    • DOCTOR WHO ONE

      April 2nd, 2013 - 4:02pm

      Sorry, that previous comment was from me, some reason my user name changed to Anonymous.

    • Matt smithy

      April 2nd, 2013 - 7:32pm

      Yea, but it wasn’t sn april fools, it was there. Plus there were LOADS of classic daleks, they were just hugrely underused… seriously, look at this sites spottings of classic daleks, they should have done more than sit in the background doing nothing.

  • Anonymous

    April 2nd, 2013 - 9:49am

    I hope most of the surviveing doctors return for the 50th aniversary spacial

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    • Anonymous

      April 2nd, 2013 - 2:31pm

      If this isn’t an April fools joke then I can’t wait…

    • Those Vigils Over There

      April 2nd, 2013 - 6:50pm

      April fools is over. It is DEFFINATLEY true.

  • The Supreme Dalek

    April 2nd, 2013 - 9:10am

    Looking forward on seeing Tennant back for the 50th! Although I didn’t really care about Billie Piper, if I’m honest, for me the special could do without her.

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    • Dwr50

      April 2nd, 2013 - 9:45am

      Your right man

  • Doctor4131

    April 2nd, 2013 - 8:20am

    so is christopher eccelston returning or was that an april fools?

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    • Anonymous

      April 2nd, 2013 - 8:47am

      He will never return Doctor 4131, his made it perfectly clear that he never want’s to return after leaving in the end of series 1 [yet clearly no one ever get’s the hint when he says ‘I’m not coming back to Doctor Who’ or anything of the sort, so why fan’s keep going on about Chris coming back is pretty much damn pointless].

    • booboo

      April 2nd, 2013 - 9:17am

      they will always ask, nature of the fans

  • 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!!

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    • Jamie

      April 2nd, 2013 - 8:09am

      Lol blue amends refers to amendments to the script, it’s not the name of the episode! The actual name will be more exciting than that, I’m sure! 🙂

    • 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.

  • 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!

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  • Doctor Stu

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:14pm

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

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    • booboo

      April 1st, 2013 - 11:16pm

      no definitely not

  • dr who fan

    April 1st, 2013 - 11:02pm

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

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    • 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 - 11:17pm

      i think we guessed that

    • doctor who 19

      April 2nd, 2013 - 10:50am

      its not the name of the story i know

  • Risistance is useless

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:59pm

    April fools! 🙂

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    • booboo

      April 1st, 2013 - 11:13pm

      nope, this is for real

  • 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!

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    • This is gallifrey, our childhood, our home

      April 1st, 2013 - 11:29pm

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

  • SM17

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:42pm

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

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    • Doctor4131

      April 1st, 2013 - 10:59pm

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

    • booboo

      April 1st, 2013 - 11:01pm

      its says Blue Amends

  • 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 !!

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    • 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

  • 11matt

    April 1st, 2013 - 10:02pm

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

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  • 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

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    • Doctor Stu

      April 1st, 2013 - 11:12pm

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

    • Doctor4131

      April 2nd, 2013 - 8:14am

      well it could be rose before she got sent to the paralell universe with the 10th doctor. like they did in the 2 doctors with the 2nd doctor and jamie. i hope its not the human doctor.

    • dalek eternal

      April 2nd, 2013 - 4:26pm

      from what i saw today hes playing the proper time lord 10th dr as i saw his tardis during the filming

  • 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.

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  • 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!

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    • 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…

  • Matthew Littledyke

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:10pm

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

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  • 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!!!

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    • geronimo2605

      April 3rd, 2013 - 12:47am

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

  • Still Not Ginger!!

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:06pm

    woooo!!!! i can not wait!!

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  • DOCTOR WHO ONE

    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 🙂

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    • 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.

  • drjakeyoung

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:02pm

    lol!

    Reply
  • matt9982

    April 1st, 2013 - 9:00pm

    Yaaaaay! Im so exited! 🙂

    Reply
  • Tardis’nt

    April 1st, 2013 - 8:59pm

    I Just Can’t Wait!

    Reply

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