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Final Series 7 Episode: The Name of the Doctor

Final Series 7 Episode The Name of the Doctor

From the official site…

The title of the series finale has been revealed and is the hugely intriguing: The Name of the Doctor.

The ‘poster’ for the series’ final adventurewas unveiled today and it also confirms that Alex Kingston is back, joining Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman for what promises to be a jaw-dropping end to a spectacular series.

But we’re not there, yet! We’ve still to unravel the mystery of Clara – the woman ‘twice killed’ and yet still by the Doctor’s side… What secrets does she hold? And in the weeks ahead we’ve a trip to a haunted house, a journey to the centre of the TARDIS and a nightmare clash with the mighty Cybermen. But after all those adventures we have The Name of the Doctor and stand by for something that you might always have believed to be impossible…

Images courtesy of BBC Pictures…





  • McGann is the Doctor

    May 22nd, 2013 - 12:07pm

    What a great title and episode. I cannot praise the story enough, it was the most sombre, gripping and emotional Doctor Who story ever, and IMO it outdoes the previous two finales.

    • McGann is the Doctor

      May 22nd, 2013 - 12:08pm

      # EDIT: outdoes ALL previous finales

  • William byers

    May 20th, 2013 - 9:42pm

    I think that the doctors name is trensalore

    • fish fingers and custard

      May 29th, 2013 - 4:09pm

      omg same
      but john hurt i mean c’mon (gr8)

  • Anonymous

    May 18th, 2013 - 11:37pm

    The secret is the human doctor who was left with rose ! He was mortal and could grow old ,John hurt is the mortal doctor grew old from when rose was spent the parallel universe that’s why he said he was him but he wasn’t the doctor

    • McGann is the Doctor

      May 22nd, 2013 - 12:04pm

      oh yeah, hadn’t thought about that.

    • fish fingers and custard

      May 29th, 2013 - 4:10pm

      that achoo makes sence

    • Tardis girl

      June 15th, 2013 - 9:36pm

      Hmmmmm not bad, but no don’t think so! Think it is the the side of the doctor that he suppress now. He became the Doctor (healer ) This person we meet (John Hurt) is the side he lets no one see his secret shame. Not who he is now but who he was.

  • Anonymous

    May 18th, 2013 - 7:51pm

    i told u i told u all it left us on a cliff hanger but john is the doctor so we have to find out what he did and why he did it and when he did it he wasnt called the doctor

    if u dont get wit i mean then look back on the end of the episode

    omg hes john hurt ahhh!!!!!!!!! xxx

    • Blob

      May 18th, 2013 - 8:36pm

      They didn’t reveal the name of him and J Hurt is the New doctor for a possible series 9
      As matt smith is doing series 8

  • DALEK121

    May 18th, 2013 - 6:14pm

    They shouldn’t reveal the name of the doctor, but I hope they do.
    If we find out the name, the show would no longer be DOCTOR WHO, it would be : (insert name here)

  • fishfingers and custard

    May 18th, 2013 - 5:48pm

    i bet steven moffet is going to leave us on a criff hanger and i bet we will get a clue to his name and on christmas it will get reveled c

    • fishfingers and custard

      May 18th, 2013 - 5:50pm

      i meant cliff-hanger

    • McGann is the Doctor

      May 22nd, 2013 - 12:04pm

      You do realise the special is on November

  • connor

    May 16th, 2013 - 7:32pm

    just had a thought maybe just maybe clara is actually a time lord and she is from gallifrey and maybe thts why she keeps popping up everywhere?……never know i could be right…….or just completely rong haha

  • Prof Horner

    May 10th, 2013 - 8:06pm

    Lets hope we get a full series of Doctor Who leading up to xmas 2014 .Starring Matt Smith. Hopefully with no old monsters returning for a change.

  • im still not here

    May 10th, 2013 - 5:11pm

    dr simeon in this episode says on the credits on the website

    • McGann is the Doctor

      May 22nd, 2013 - 12:05pm

      says what ?

  • daniel menzies

    May 10th, 2013 - 2:52am

    i dont think they should tell us the doctors name because it could be the end of the doctor who show
    and i wont to see more doctors then just 11

  • TnTKid

    May 7th, 2013 - 6:50pm

    are i the only one who can see something behind the doctor, and i hope they reveal the name of the doctor because they have been building up to this for ages doctor who, doctor who, DOCTOR WHO?!?!

    • Anonymous

      May 9th, 2013 - 4:04pm

      Doctor who?!?!

    • RYCBAR123

      June 15th, 2013 - 10:38pm

      That’s exactly it. Doctor /Who/. His name was hidden in plain sight all along, but we were to busy being cryptic about if his name was actually ‘John Smith’ or ‘Please’ (tee hee, random reference). I reckon his last name is actually ‘Who’. We’ve just been too blind for too long.

      Just a theory.

  • Bailey fan

    May 7th, 2013 - 1:22pm

    One episode left so nightmere in silver then the final episode I want know his real name instead of calling himself the doctor

  • anonymous

    May 4th, 2013 - 5:01pm

    They better not reveal the name…and if they do I hope they later figure out a reason it could be a lie…

    • Anonymous

      May 9th, 2013 - 4:03pm

      This is scary I don’t want to know it now only in the 50th aniversry

    • dalek fan

      May 28th, 2013 - 8:28pm

      i agree.

  • Sid Rat

    May 2nd, 2013 - 9:29am

    I honestly don’t care if they reveal his name but if they do I suspect that it will be something so bloody long and unpronounceable that “The Doctor” will continue to be the name by which he is referred to in the show and the title of the show will take on a new meaning (as in ‘I heard it but I can’t believe my ears’).

  • jedi jim

    May 2nd, 2013 - 2:13am

    “My name is… Rotcod!! Yes, I know, Doctor spelled backwards, damn my mother! Rubbish name, terribly embarrassing! She named me for her brothers; ROTham and CODerell!”

    Silence Falls………..

  • LadyLoki

    April 28th, 2013 - 2:07pm

    Wait… Is this the end of Doctor Who? The end, the real end? I’m scared right now…

    • harry judd

      April 29th, 2013 - 9:31am

      no there going to be the 50th special and series 8

  • mr beans brother

    April 28th, 2013 - 11:04am

    would it be wiered if the doctor was atualy davros because dav is alway surviving explosion n stuff so he could have regenerated

    • mr beans brother

      April 28th, 2013 - 11:05am

      i mean the doctor could be davros just davros is his 500th regeneration or something

    • anonymous

      May 4th, 2013 - 5:26pm

      1) Time Lords only have 13 lives.
      2) Davros is confirmed to be a Kaled from Skaro, the Doctor is a Time Lord from Gallifrey.
      3) I don’t see how surviving explosions has to do with regenerating because Davros always looks the same.
      4) You should really learn to spell!

    • Anonymous

      May 17th, 2013 - 7:13am

      They have ways to get around 13 lives, what happens if the Doctor has a machine to extend his Regenaration life cycle, and just look at the master! How many times did he regenerate?

    • dalek fan

      May 19th, 2013 - 8:38pm

      i think 6.

  • mr beans brother

    April 28th, 2013 - 10:57am

    it’s a bit odd that the doctor has had lots of companions who try to find out his real name, but clara finds it out easily by that book in “journy to the center of the tardis”

    • dalek fan

      May 28th, 2013 - 8:26pm sounds like guthasaw.

  • geronimo2605

    April 28th, 2013 - 9:57am

    Half of me thinks they should reveal his name, because I just want 2 know! But It would ruin the whole mystery that was there from the beggining: ‘who is the doctor’

  • euh…

    April 22nd, 2013 - 11:35pm

    In fact, we’ll learn that he forgot it long time ago… Ashamed, he keeps the “mystery” to look clever^^

    Or his name is… Simba! lol

  • Anonymous

    April 22nd, 2013 - 6:07pm

    OMG… A News Article popped up THAT THERE REVEALLING THE DOCTORS NAME! Don’t say anything! Look on the official site now!

    • The Doctor

      April 22nd, 2013 - 6:16pm

      Don’t listen people he/she are lying

    • Anonymous

      April 22nd, 2013 - 6:18pm

      You lie its there why don’t you check it out

    • The Doctor

      April 22nd, 2013 - 6:19pm

      Look, whoever you are, its not there

    • im still not here

      April 27th, 2013 - 12:33pm

      he is telling the truth its on there it says this

      Q: What can you tell us about the finale?

      SM: It’s full of surprises and questions that have never been answered in the history of Who, including the Doctors greatest secret. We’re not pretending, we’re not kidding, it’s actually going to happen. The episode is called The Name of the Doctor and involves our hero in a conflict that is very, very personal to him. Usually he’s saving other people, but this time he might be the one who needs to be saved. We’ll also find out what makes his new companion so impossible and there’s a surprise that no one has got right so far, and one that will change the course of Who forever!

  • Lol

    April 22nd, 2013 - 5:25pm

    They will not give the doctors name but it will be something related like he tells a cast member


    April 22nd, 2013 - 2:50pm

    Sorry but if they’re going to bring back River Song then please stop her flirting with The Doctor. Alex Kingston is like 50 years old and she makes me cringe.

    • euh…

      April 22nd, 2013 - 11:21pm

      The Doctor is 1000 years old… He should find someone else, as old as he is…

    • georgia-doctor

      April 24th, 2013 - 7:27am

      And hey, Alex Kingston may be a bit older than Matt Smith, but she’s still beautiful and looks way better than anyone her age would normally look.

    • ForeverDalek2313

      April 27th, 2013 - 12:35pm

      You do know that the Doctor and River are married.

    • harry judd

      April 29th, 2013 - 9:30am

      whats wrong with a bit of flirting its funny

    • dalek fan

      May 20th, 2013 - 4:01pm

      but still don’t know the doctor’s’s hard
      to remember.

  • The Moffat Paradox

    April 21st, 2013 - 8:15pm

    Silly jokes and Fezzes is not always cool!

    It’s also not been winning TV awards since RTD left.

    • Terriermon

      April 22nd, 2013 - 2:41pm

      Absolutely agreed.

    • outnumbered

      April 22nd, 2013 - 8:43pm

      agree with this so much

      nice to know that im not the only one who thinks the new writers are over rated

    • Anonymous

      April 27th, 2013 - 7:26pm

      I agree as well!!!

    • Joanne D

      April 27th, 2013 - 9:20pm


  • time and relotive dimens

    April 21st, 2013 - 6:35pm

    river song should not be in it. she should be with amy and rory because rivers her daughter

  • TARDIS’nt in the news section

    April 21st, 2013 - 5:49pm

    This has got to mean the return of the Silence!!!

    • LG

      April 30th, 2013 - 4:49pm

      I don’t want the Silence to come back, most of series 6 was an embarresment!

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