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June 25th, 2012 98 comments

Doctor Who: Asylum of the Daleks

Doctor Who: Asylum of the Daleks

The series 7 opening episode title has been confirmed as Asylum of the Daleks. It will be shown at BFI Southbank, London on August 14th 2012 at 6:00 PM.

The Doctor’s back! He’s joined by his trusted companions, the Ponds, and the three find themselves in an extremely precarious situation, where they come face to face with the Doctor’s oldest and most dangerous enemy… the Daleks. Catch the exclusive screening of the explosive new episode followed by a Q&A with writer Steven Moffat – recent recipient of the BAFTA Special Award – and members of the cast and crew.

Tickets go on sale On sale on 10-07-2012 at 11:30 AM. Details can be found Here.

Executive Producer Caroline Skinner said, ‘This is an epic Dalek adventure that kicks off the new series in explosive style! If you think you know all there is to know about the Daleks, think again…’

Asylum of the Daleks is said to feature every Dakek ever…



    July 9th, 2012 - 10:37am

    It depends thoguh, some people disagree, and we’ll see if he can pull it off… duh duh duh!!


    July 9th, 2012 - 10:36am

    Me too! it’s wierd because it would usually be halfway through the series by now, and all of the new figures would come out on my birthday! It helps so i can make an easy birthday list!

  • the astronaut of death

    July 8th, 2012 - 5:39pm

    i think moffat is brilliant thinking of the idea of bringing every dalek back who has ever lived

    just brilliant

  • Boodleoo

    July 7th, 2012 - 10:24pm

    hahahahahaha Davros in a paradigm chair made me laugh, imagine that. 🙂

  • Boodleoo

    July 7th, 2012 - 10:22pm

    Yeah that would be great.

  • Boodleoo

    July 7th, 2012 - 10:21pm

    I think he used an emergency temporal shift and got out or the escape pod again.

  • booboo

    July 7th, 2012 - 11:43am

    Although likely its not confirmed at all, the BBC never finalise broadcast dates and times this early.

    Nothing is confirmed until the BBC release an official schedule

  • the astronaut of death

    July 7th, 2012 - 11:41am

    cant wait for doctor who series 7

  • Give me a Dalek any day

    July 7th, 2012 - 5:56am

    When was this confirmed?

  • the astronaut of death

    July 6th, 2012 - 10:06pm

    the series will air on bbc 1 on 25th of augest

  • The 14th Doctor

    July 6th, 2012 - 9:37pm


  • Give me a Dalek any day

    July 6th, 2012 - 6:05pm

    That’s a very good theory. 🙂 I like it! 🙂

  • The 14th Doctor

    July 6th, 2012 - 1:46pm

    How about this theory: The Paradigm Daleks by this time have become stronger and more powerful than ever, but people across the universe have risen against them and they are locked in a brutal war against the whole universe.

    They decide that they need reinforcements so journey to a planet that houses a huge tomb of Daleks. The tomb served as an asylum for the Daleks during the time war (hence the title) and inside the tomb is every form of Dalek ever to have lived. The Paradigm Daleks wake the Daleks from the tomb up and expect them to obey them. However they do not. The old 60’s Daleks obey them, as they are also pure, but the Bronze Grey and Imperial Daleks instantly turn against them, and a Dalek civil war breaks out.

    The Doctor initially tries to stop the tomb from being opened, but when he fails he quickly leaves the Daleks to their civil war. This civil war will be raging on into future Dalek episodes, which gives the team the chance to use any sort of Daleks they want in the future. (I have a feeling they might want to sneakily stop using the Paradigms)

    (At some point I’d love Davros back. As long as they don’t put him in a Paradigm chair, I’ll be happy.)

  • ParadigmDalek

    July 2nd, 2012 - 5:15am

    Not necessarily, if Moffat wrote it well enough, it could be in one episode. The problem is, with Moffat, you never know if it’s really good with dramatic performances, or if it’s just part of a big sitcom spreading through time and space.

  • ParadigmDalek

    July 2nd, 2012 - 5:10am

    Who knows? Could be, might not be, you never know with Davros…

  • Stormageddon

    July 1st, 2012 - 8:48pm

    Did he die in JE ????

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    July 1st, 2012 - 6:54pm

    It must be like a prison of all these old Daleks.

    I thought it might be called “Tomb of the Daleks”.

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    July 1st, 2012 - 6:53pm

    Hm, that’s not too bad a theory.

    How do you think they will have him come back, will there even need to be any reference to his death in Journey’s End ? ❓

  • doctor who

    July 1st, 2012 - 3:32pm

    i think this episode will be part of the story arc this year and this episode will connect to the doctor returning to the shadows as the daleks may not recognise him after death at lake silencio and i think it could connect to the bigger story arc of the first question and the silence.maybe the daleks in this story are to do with the story arc and this could build up to the series final and bring davros back.

  • Boodleoo

    June 30th, 2012 - 9:21pm

    I think this episode will be a great opener like the impossible astronaut, but I don’t think the Doctor will win. I think he’ll just escape leaving the Daleks to carry on recreating an army until they return in a later episode in the series. Or I think judging by the title these Daleks might be crazy so maybe they are Daleks who have shown emotion or who have malfunctioned and so were imprisoned there but that would be a bit of a short story.

  • the werm

    June 30th, 2012 - 8:22pm

    Here, Here

  • the werm

    June 30th, 2012 - 8:21pm


    DearDoctor Stu

    Happy birthday
    , were giving you all the daleks ever in our episode

    the doctor who team !


  • the werm

    June 30th, 2012 - 8:19pm

    i am loving this

  • The Spaceman

    June 30th, 2012 - 6:34pm

    That would be good but it’s only one episode it it was that ti would probably be a 2 parter.

  • Dalek Sec

    June 30th, 2012 - 9:52am

    Every Dalek on Doctor Who? Moffat, you better not disappoint me.

  • ParadigmDalek

    June 30th, 2012 - 5:45am

    At least, that’s my theory

  • ParadigmDalek

    June 30th, 2012 - 5:45am

    Hm, the Daleks made secret bunkers on worlds they conquered, hidden from all other creatures. These bunkers contained Daleks, so if the Daleks ever died out, ther would be a signal transmitting from every Dalek’s casing, and when all the signals stopped transmitting, the bunker would release an army of Daleks, and as the Daleks improved on themselves, they would add newer, more updated Daleks, and just leave the old ones there. And when the Progenitor malfunctions and stops making Daleks, they go to one of these bunkers to awaken an army, but little do they know, Davros is already there, with plans to make his own army of Daleks…

  • ParadigmDalek

    June 30th, 2012 - 5:40am

    I’m hoping to see the Daleks as two unified armies, Paradigm/Renegade/60’s Daleks vs Imperial/bronze Daleks, with the white Supreme Dalek and Davros as the leaders.

  • the funky whovian

    June 29th, 2012 - 10:44am

    Ive just been thinking about the series 7 trailer. when the doctor says “give me a dalek any day” hes in his stetson thus making that scene from ep 3. Does this mean that the doctor doesnt have too much of a hard time getting rid of the daleks if he would prefer them to the reckoner? Just a thought…

  • Dalek of Doom

    June 27th, 2012 - 10:07pm

    If I was Moffat I would have left Daleks till 50th!

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