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October 10th, 2010 42 comments

Doctor Who Series 6 begins in Utah desert

Doctor Who series will begin in the Utah desert

From BBC News

The sixth series of Doctor Who will open with a two-parter set in the US, the BBC has announced.

Scenes will be filmed in the Utah desert for a story set in the late ’60s in which the Doctor, Amy and Rory find themselves on a secret summons to the Oval Office.

The episodes have been written by new series boss Steven Moffat and co-produced with BBC America.

Production starts in Cardiff this month with Matt Smith and Karen Gillen.

Alex Kingston will reprises her role as River Song.

Moffat said: “The Doctor has visited every weird and wonderful planet you can imagine, so he was bound get round to America eventually.

“And of course every Doctor Who fan will be jumping up and down and saying he’s been in America before. But not for real, not on location – and not with a story like this one.”

It has been announced previously that series six has been split into two blocks, with the first airing on BBC One in spring 2011 and the second block showing in autumn 2011.

You can read a lot more at BBC America Here


42 comments

  • Kunaal shah

    October 23rd, 2010 - 10:24pm

    It’s going to be ecstatic because before series 6 the doctor will be in SJA Sarah Jane Adventures which will be thrilling but I don’T reckon that the doctor won’t die and I can guarantee that by a fact.

  • Ads

    October 23rd, 2010 - 5:37pm

    But did the Eighth Doctor go to San Francisco?

  • Ethan

    October 23rd, 2010 - 6:48am

    That sounds cool!

  • borgduck

    October 20th, 2010 - 8:32pm

    Sounds fab, oh well.

  • I Love Cybermen

    October 18th, 2010 - 11:14pm

    Hope there are more cybermen in the next series…Maybe the US episode has stuff to do with UFO sightings?

  • Hector Sadler

    October 16th, 2010 - 10:31am

    It great the next series is coming. I hope better adventure & more exciting. 😉 🙂 :0

  • Tom Ford

    October 15th, 2010 - 7:31pm

    Umm who care? it is just one 2 part story, jees.

  • Bowtiemadjake

    October 12th, 2010 - 6:31pm

    OMG Doctor Who hits the US, NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!
    it’s was made in the UK it is popular in the UK it’s AWESOME IN THE UK!

  • castrovalian

    October 12th, 2010 - 11:34am

    cantwait i bet its got somthing to do with ufo sightings

  • booboo

    October 12th, 2010 - 11:22am

    You have been blocked for making pointless comments and using the name who crazy to make it look like someone else

  • vortex dude

    October 12th, 2010 - 11:20am

    hi boo boo it wont let me comment on the merchandise pages please help

  • jak

    October 11th, 2010 - 7:32pm

    the two-parter series opener sounds like a normal episodes like the usual 4 and 5 two-parter , thats good that means that they getting down to business quicker.
    maybe soon they can film in austrailia, new zealand, china and all over world (having more good sites for filming for portaying alien worlds or something) frankly i’m sick of them filming in quarries and the bad-wolf bay place (seriously they’ve used that location 3 times -to my knowledge)
    spread the who love to other countries like torchwood new world is doing.

  • booboo

    October 11th, 2010 - 3:22pm

    I will watch out for it

  • vortex dude

    October 11th, 2010 - 2:54pm

    boo boo have u seen tdays new cbbc trailer its got lots of sja

  • Shanti

    October 11th, 2010 - 6:53am

    They should film an episode in Australia. That’s an order son!
    This episode sounds exciting, though I’m more excited for the Christmas special.

  • Dara and The Doctor

    October 11th, 2010 - 3:13am

    I’m having a Whogasam, Anotner Story set in the Great USA, this new has really centred me up a lot. I loved the 1996 movie SET in America and also DALEK and The Evelution of The Daleks, This story will be awsome and filmed in Utah woooooohooooooo…. Some one pinch me I’m dreaming

  • nomers

    October 10th, 2010 - 9:38pm

    but well the aters be hot there in the deaster

  • Anonymous

    October 10th, 2010 - 9:30pm

    amasing can’t what i think spring starts in april and autum in octtober

  • Crack in time

    October 10th, 2010 - 8:31pm

    Yes!!!!!!!!!!!! my mum just booked tickets to see doctor who live tour and its on Halloween in cardiff can’t wait

  • docandk9

    October 10th, 2010 - 8:28pm

    This is brilliant news, I don’t see why people are companing.
    VITAL SCENES are being filmed, it’s not going to the USA! It’s like when they went to Dubai, Dubai didn’t take Doctor Who over!
    Very excited now…

  • Ads

    October 10th, 2010 - 7:47pm

    Is Utah anything to do with “Dalek” maybe maybe not!

  • kristy

    October 10th, 2010 - 6:59pm

    ya’ll are complaining about the u.s. getting too much dr who right now? how many decades has it been all u.k.??? we deserve a bit of the doc over here, for a change…

    my only complaint is that they didnt think to do this w/the 10th doctor

    ;0\

  • gryffindor1991

    October 10th, 2010 - 6:22pm

    @Joe (lol thats my name :D) how is america getting more doctor who than the UK? we only see reruns everyday. and since the new episodes started in 2005, 2 stories have been in the US. Dalek and Daleks in Manhattan/ Evolution of the Daleks.

  • DoctorWhoDW

    October 10th, 2010 - 6:12pm

    I think this isn’t fair America is getting more just now but were getting it back because of doctor who live 🙂
    ep.1and 2
    ep.3
    ep.4
    ep.6 and 7
    I think that’s the way block 1 will be

  • weirdo

    October 10th, 2010 - 6:02pm

    2 parter cool but i hope it dosen’t make it to american

  • Joe

    October 10th, 2010 - 5:57pm

    I don’t really like this idea. It seems as if America is getting more of Doctor Who at the moment then us.

  • Callum Metcalfe

    October 10th, 2010 - 5:47pm

    So it will have River Song in?

  • C@A

    October 10th, 2010 - 4:54pm

    I cannot wait!!!

    So…
    601/602 – two parter
    603 – one parter
    604 – one parter
    605 – ???one???
    606 – ???two???
    607 – ???two???

  • Davidj

    October 10th, 2010 - 4:35pm

    CCCCCCCCOOL this is amazing !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • I Love Cybermen

    October 10th, 2010 - 4:29pm

    Exciting. is it gonna be a bit like ‘Dreamland’ I wonder…

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