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Doctor Who The Rings of Akhaten Trailer

Doctor Who The Rings of Akhaten Trailer

Saturday 6th April 6:15pm – 7pm BBC One

Having found himself a new companion in the shape of Clara Oswald, the Doctor asks where she wants to go first – and her request for somewhere awesome takes the pair to the rings of the planet Akhaten, inhabited by all manner of amazing creatures.

Clara meets the young queen, who is about to take part in a ceremony called the Festival of Offerings – but what begins as a happy sing-song soon turns very grim. Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman star.



  • DoctorBob

    April 2nd, 2013 - 9:36am

    I won’t be able to see it as I will be in sweeden until the thursday after and then i am going to birmingham on the friday and will get back at about 6 on saturday so will have to watch both when i get back on my tivo box or on Iplayer

  • doctor253

    April 1st, 2013 - 4:03pm

    it reminds me of the best below and the fires of pompeii
    the best below; doctor’s new friend runs into little girl follows her
    fires of pompeii; the cloths

  • The Last Arcadian

    April 1st, 2013 - 6:18am

    Yeah I agree: Not getting my hopes up.

  • Dalek The Supreme

    April 1st, 2013 - 2:35am

    *Applauds* Congrats, Booboo! You have the ultimate honor!

  • the man from outer space

    April 1st, 2013 - 2:20am

    and me

  • Anonymous

    April 1st, 2013 - 2:19am

    me too

  • Future Companion

    April 1st, 2013 - 12:45am

    i really hope it’s cool. the trailor doesn’t seem that great.

  • booboo

    March 31st, 2013 - 11:24pm

    Apparently the Doctor says boo boo

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    March 31st, 2013 - 11:17pm

    They can’t all be alike, this story will be dark scary and exciting, and for once we will actually get to have a story ON AN ALIEN PLANET, WITH ALIENS.

    Long overdue, given the show’s history.

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    March 31st, 2013 - 11:15pm

    They look beautiful and creepy aswell, love it.

    The way the Doctor’s face is so inconspicuous with the comic environment is amazing.

    It makes the previous three titles look like, I dunno, the back of a cereal box or something.

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    March 31st, 2013 - 11:13pm

    Awesome, booboo is the first of us to have an effect on the show ❗

    How fitting.

  • McGann is the Doctor.

    March 31st, 2013 - 11:12pm

    Yes, I did think it was going to look like the beast below, but that doesn’t mean it will be as bad as it was.

  • Anonymous

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:50pm

    Is it

  • Scott the Raptor

    March 31st, 2013 - 7:32pm

    That isn’t a leaf.

  • noel

    March 31st, 2013 - 6:17pm

    that and the ‘it all ends here’ promo pictures put together give me the willies.


    March 31st, 2013 - 4:52pm

    she’s holding a leaf in the original poster… book?


    March 31st, 2013 - 4:48pm

    not gonna get my hopes up

  • im not here

    March 31st, 2013 - 4:19pm

    i dont think it will be as good as tbosj

  • Anonymous

    March 31st, 2013 - 3:26pm

    And creepier, but the idea of them two examples is that they aren’t recognised, so that’s why they look like humans.

  • TheDoctorGallifrey

    March 31st, 2013 - 2:42pm

    Sorry about the capitals. I’m in Birmingham right now, and saw the Bullring ( that’s what I think it’s called), It was a VERY long car journey!

  • im not here

    March 31st, 2013 - 12:22pm

    i wont be able to see it either coz im going to france

  • im not here

    March 31st, 2013 - 12:22pm

    yeah it does look like regeneration energy so dont take it all in fact dont take any

  • im not here

    March 31st, 2013 - 12:20pm

    it does

  • Joel

    March 31st, 2013 - 10:21am

    I thought that too

  • Anonymous

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:49am

    I agree with you but the problem is that dr who is a family show thats how it makes it money if it became dark all of a sudden then children would not watch it, parents would coplane and stop there children watching it and the bbc would lose half its viewers. But other then that i would like dr who to be dark and gothic too

  • Anonymous

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:45am

    The reason they use aliens that look human is because it is cheaper

  • DoctorAmyRoryRiverBANG

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:37am

    this looks similar to the fires of pompeii

  • Dr who

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:34am

    That is so cool,booboo you are famous

  • The TARDIS

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:26am

    I won’t be able to see it either, going on a Scout camp. Luckily, I should be able to record it or get it on iplayer, so all is well.

  • The TARDIS

    March 31st, 2013 - 9:24am

    I agree, the whole thing looks very like the Beast Below, looks to have a fairy tale feel and it’s Clara’s first adventure as well, just like Amy’s.

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