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September 28th, 2011 108 comments

No More Doctor Who Confidential: The Finale

Doctor Who Confidential: The Finale

From the BBC official site

For the past seven years, Doctor Who Confidential has put you at the heart of Doctor Who, providing a unique insight into the stars, the show and the entire production.

This journey reaches a fitting finale on Saturday when Doctor Who Confidential premiers a brand new mini-adventure starring Matt Smith as the Doctor. Viewers have seen the story, Death is the Only Answer, being made, watching the entire process from script to screen. Saturday’s episode, entitled When Time Froze, also includes the ultimate feature on River Song, with Alex Kingston providing a brilliant timeline of everyone’s favourite time travelling archaeologist.

The Confidential team captured the rebirth of the show back in 2005 and for over half a decade they have given an unsurpassed, access-all-areas insight not just into Doctor Who, but the magic and mechanics of making successful drama. From an episode directed by David Tennant, to the special edition that broke the news that Matt Smith would be the Eleventh Doctor, Doctor Who Confidential has always delivered the very best in must-see behind-the-scenes action.

The final episode of Doctor Who Confidential, When Time Froze, is on BBC Three on Saturday, immediately after The Wedding of River Song.


  • I’m the doctor

    September 28th, 2011 - 7:32pm

    List of programs from bbc that should be stopped:
    Waterloo road
    strictly come dancing

    NOT DWC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • videogamemad00

    September 28th, 2011 - 7:31pm

    because they can’t afford to make it anymore.


    September 28th, 2011 - 7:27pm

    I agree with The Spaceman. closing time was cool and the ending was brilliant.

  • Jason doctorwhoone

    September 28th, 2011 - 7:21pm

    Personally, this final series of Confidential has been terrorble. It seems to not focus on the making of the series what so ever. For example, in the episode shown after ” The girl who waited “, it showed Karen learning to drive, and Arther swimming with Sharks, something what had nothing what so ever to do with the episode. If you compare the first series of confidential to this last one, you’ll see what i mean.

  • sheepinafez

    September 28th, 2011 - 6:49pm


  • Anonymous

    September 28th, 2011 - 6:39pm

    And it will be an Autumn 2012 full broadcast, the rumours were about a supposed split into Spring 2013 but there is no proof of it.

  • The Spaceman

    September 28th, 2011 - 6:18pm

    I liked closing time, it was a fun episode and the end was just EPIC!

  • Barry Rix

    September 28th, 2011 - 6:16pm

    May this be a warning to the Doctor Who Production Team. Carry on making rubbish episodes like Closing Time, and it will not just be Confidential, that’s getting the axe.

    Can we please have Doctor Who back, as a drama series, and not a CBBC series.

  • David j

    September 28th, 2011 - 6:15pm

    series 7 broadast has been confiremed!

  • I Love Cybermen

    September 28th, 2011 - 5:55pm

    The Beeb has gone evil…I think the daleks must be behind this!

  • Harold Saxon

    September 28th, 2011 - 5:21pm

    ps it has not been confirmed how series 7 will be broadcaast,rumours are it will be in the autumn of 2012 and anbother interview with stephen moffat at comic con says there will be a full series in 2012 broadcast.

  • Harold Saxon

    September 28th, 2011 - 5:20pm

    It’s shame,it has been a very good show,will miss it, shame it is part of bbc3’s cuts! Espc when Doctor Who & Torchwood are front line top bbc shows! Hope there is still plenty of behind the scenes stuff for the box sets!

  • Charlie

    September 28th, 2011 - 5:05pm

    WHAT! This is horrifying! Apparently it’s getting axed because of budget cuts, they need to focus on original shows and they want to concentrate on programmes in 9-10pm timeslot. This is outrageous!!! I’m really going to miss Doctor Who Confidential. 🙁


    September 28th, 2011 - 5:03pm

    Isn’t Confidential one of the cheaper shows to make now anyway because it’s just behind the scenes of everyone’s favourite TV show.

    P.s. Does anyone know of a petition or something similar where we can voice our anger?

  • Kieran

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:57pm

    The reason behind Doctor who confidential was made by BBC 3’S new Controller who has the decission to axe programmes the controller as previously axed shows such as coming of age, 2 pints of larger and a packet of crisps , IDEAL , and Family guy in the future. The controller wrote in a statement for the axing ‘ BBC 3 is trying to get more original content’ so un-original shows on bbc 3 get axed. really sad news all we have now for the whoniverse is doctor who as torchwood , sja , and doctor who confidential are now going , and also doctor who is being stretched through 2012-13.

  • doctor 123

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:55pm

    ok thanks

  • King of the weevils

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:36pm

    Whaaaaaaaaaaaatttttttttttttttt??????????????????? The news disgusts me!

  • The Spaceman

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:36pm

    Why has it stopped?

  • Dalek Jake

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:31pm


  • slim line tonic

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:27pm

    i’m so sad, cant believe this, especialy as i dont watch doctor who but do watch confidential

  • somebloke

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:22pm

    no doctor who will stay, just confidential will go

  • gary

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:21pm

    Oh no!!

  • doctor 123

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:13pm

    So No more DOCTOR WHO

  • Anonymous

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:11pm

    OMG WAHHHHHHHHH 🙁 I LOVE WHO confidential

  • UDWF1

    September 28th, 2011 - 4:07pm


  • Cyberdevil

    September 28th, 2011 - 3:35pm

    It a shame that they have cancled the series as it was realy good. I hope there will be alot more online stuff instead.

  • Dark Side of the Moon

    September 28th, 2011 - 3:11pm

    Mmmm, strange decision – I really enjoyed all the behind the scenes stuff – makes you appreciate how much work goes into each scene.


    September 28th, 2011 - 2:55pm

    What a shame:(

  • JXQZ

    September 28th, 2011 - 1:26pm

    I thought the final show was going to be broadcast at Christmas after the special?

  • ian

    September 28th, 2011 - 1:21pm

    What will they use to pad out the DVD/Blu-Ray box sets now? For me there’s nothing to watch on BBC3 now. Shame.

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