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October 19th, 2011 33 comments

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First look at Sontarans in the Gunpowder Plot

First look at the Sontarans in The Gunpowder Plot

Rory finds a novel way to dispose of a Sontaran in The Gunpowder Plot.

On the 18th October writer Phil Ford and director Gary Russell got to see and play The Gunpowder Plot for the very first time.

Following on from this milestone, the BBC bring you the first clip of in-game footage from The Gunpowder Plot and our first glimpse of the fabulous Sontarans. In this scene Rory and Amy stumble on a Sontaran guard deep in the sewers but Rory takes control of the situation.

The Gunpowder Plot

The TARDIS lands in London, 1605, encountering a group of men who are plotting to assassinate the Head of State. The Doctor, Amy and Rory realise they are at a pivotal point in time but so are two alien races, each of which are more than happy to change history to suit their own ends…

Images Copyright BBC Pictures



  • rebecca

    November 9th, 2011 - 6:17pm

    dont know how to defeat the rutan! help?:(

  • crazy guy

    October 25th, 2011 - 5:48am

    i have just seen on msn hotmail news the matt smith will be leaving the show after series 7.

    • King of the weevils

      October 25th, 2011 - 11:05pm

      Those are just rumours that have been going around since last week after smith said he wants to try and do some work in LA. This does not mean he is leaving. It could mean there will be a bit of a gap between filming and that he’ll give it a shot in America and them return to film either the rest or all of the 50th anniversary depending on when they begin filming it. This is not the first time this has happened though, in July 2010 the sun claimed that matt would leave at the end of his second series which of course we’ve now all seen and know the elevent doctors story continues. Smith is also signed on for the 50th anniversary and says he wants to beat tom bakers 7 year run.

    • King of the weevils

      October 27th, 2011 - 10:46pm

      Matt Smith announced today he has no plans to leave soon

  • AlphaOmega

    October 24th, 2011 - 9:58pm

    Is it me, or does the new Rutan look sort of Dalek?

    • anthony

      October 25th, 2011 - 5:55pm

      yeh the mutant i thoght that

    • Yeah

      October 27th, 2011 - 2:03pm

      Good point

  • King of the weevils

    October 24th, 2011 - 7:25pm

    Have a feeling this may come out early COTD did(even though it was an unfinished version…apparently) and SOTVN did too so there’s a chance it could

    • 11matt

      October 24th, 2011 - 8:36pm

      can’t wait

  • cybermat6

    October 24th, 2011 - 6:38pm

    in the last picture look at the eyes it looks like a sontaran how cool is that!

    • cybermat6

      October 24th, 2011 - 6:41pm

      oh looked at a pictue.
      its one of the ploters.

  • jordan

    October 24th, 2011 - 4:52pm

    this game looks like it going to be the best one yet

  • King of the weevils

    October 22nd, 2011 - 10:15pm

    Commander Strax must have been feeling a bit anxious around rory. 😉

  • Commander Strax

    October 22nd, 2011 - 1:07pm

    i bet a dalek can be destroyed with a wooden plank LOL!

    • Adam

      October 25th, 2011 - 5:51pm

      No because a dalek doesent have legs so it wouldnt go down

      Ha like to see a dalek with legs

  • Adam

    October 21st, 2011 - 8:53pm

    I was really hoping that they would use the classic Sontaran design for this game. They were much more fearsome and warrior like. Oh well, looks like a good game though.

  • Adam

    October 21st, 2011 - 5:16pm

    LMAO So Funny

    • dwfan101

      October 23rd, 2011 - 9:57pm

      Whats LAMO?

    • Adam

      October 25th, 2011 - 5:30pm

      Sorry its actully ROTFL (Thats ROLLING ON THE FLOOR LAUGHING)

  • anthony

    October 20th, 2011 - 10:39pm

    i seen this yeaterday i cant wait and thnak gos rorys in it and new clothes or they look like the impossible astronout clothing will nevt one be at xmas then or jan yey me b day and i cant wait for this it looks cool ha lol stupid piluck sontaran haha

  • King of the weevils

    October 20th, 2011 - 4:13pm

    See this is why Moffat wants to be rory! And who can blame him!

    • Anonymous

      October 21st, 2011 - 4:25pm

      That and invulnerability.

  • SpiderDalek94

    October 19th, 2011 - 10:49pm

    WOW! One of the Doctor’s greatest enemies got owned by a wooden plank LOL

    • anthony

      October 20th, 2011 - 10:45pm

      spiderdalek94 will u post any thing on your youtbe about this game and what yah think of it i cant wait to play it can u

    • SpiderDalek94

      October 24th, 2011 - 1:45pm

      I Will probably check out the music see if theres anything new added and probably try and upload some clips of me playing it for the first time with commentary 😛 Something new for my channel 😀 I Cannot Wait for this game 😀 Not long now 😛

  • doctorwhofan27

    October 19th, 2011 - 10:14pm

    go heroic rory! That stupid sontaran!

  • dr who fan 4 ever

    October 19th, 2011 - 7:19pm



    October 19th, 2011 - 4:53pm

    that was funny. go rory!!!!!!!!!

  • gary

    October 19th, 2011 - 4:13pm



    October 19th, 2011 - 3:59pm

    is it me when they do a rory in a comic or cartoon they never look similiar?

  • Anonymous

    October 19th, 2011 - 3:59pm


  • whofan4ever

    October 19th, 2011 - 12:26pm

    i cant play the adventure games because my computer is SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO slow

    • dalek eternal

      October 19th, 2011 - 5:29pm

      i used to have them but my computer ran out of memory so i had to delete them after completing all of them i actually had loads of the car4ds on there i had all the dr card s but i cant download this one so sad

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