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Doctor Who Pond Life Part One Now live

Doctor Who Pond LifePart One Now live

The first episode of Pond Life is available now official BBC website at noon.

From the official site…

Whilst the Ponds enjoy life at home, the Doctor has been having some unplanned adventures… Available from Monday, 27 August at noon.

Matt Smith returns as the Doctor and called Asylum of the Daleks ‘a cracker’, adding, ‘Steven [Moffat] has written an absolute belter and we have made the Daleks scary again’. But before that, we have Pond Life to look forward to!

Featuring the Doctor, Amy and Rory, this five-part mini-adventure premieres on this site at noon on Monday with parts 2-5 stripped daily across the week. Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Saul Metzstein, the omnibus version of Pond Life will be shown on the BBC’s Red Button on Saturday, 1st September.

Chris Chibnall commented, ‘Pond Life provides us with a lovely opportunity to catch-up with Amy and Rory since we saw them at the end of the last series. It opens with the Ponds at home and gives us an insight in to just what happens when the Doctor drops in and out of their lives. Travelling with the Doctor is one of the greatest things you can do, but it’s fun to spend a few moments looking at the chaos he can also bring.’

Caroline Skinner, Executive Producer, said ‘Chris has written a beautiful, heartfelt and wickedly funny piece about the adventures the Ponds have been having with the Doctor since we last saw them on-screen. It’s not long till the series itself will be back with a vengeance – but in the meantime, Pond Life is a truly heart-warming piece about our best-loved companions and their madcap relationship with their raggedy Doctor.’

We’ll be bringing you more about the new series and Pond Life soon!



  • Commander Strax

    August 28th, 2012 - 6:01pm

    It will be on 6:10-7:20pm 🙂 (From Radio Times)


    August 28th, 2012 - 12:06pm

    Part 2 was pretty good, but both episodes still only add up to just over 2 minutes. The next 3 will have to be quite a bit longer to take it up too ten minutes.

  • the astronaut of death

    August 28th, 2012 - 12:03pm

    just saw part 2 it was very good we got a glimps of series 7

  • matt smithy

    August 28th, 2012 - 11:32am

    The reason I am in wales is becauae I am looking around Dr who film sites! I am in a tea room in leadworth at the moment and waiting for part 2!

  • 11matt

    August 28th, 2012 - 8:12am

    suppose it will get better

  • Proffesor When

    August 28th, 2012 - 7:32am

    Alll 5 Episodes together are 10 mins.

  • matt smithy

    August 28th, 2012 - 6:22am

    Still 4 parts to go! It will be 10 mins overall.
    Ps: I am wrighting this from as camp site in wales with rubbish internet conection on my phone! Hopefully I can stay up to date with pond life!


    August 27th, 2012 - 9:56pm

    way too quick, it didnt really focus on amy and rory, and throwing down beats? dont know…


    August 27th, 2012 - 9:49pm

    i thought each one was 10 mins! this is way too short.

  • 11matt

    August 27th, 2012 - 9:39pm

    some parts were funny and OK too short I thought it would be 10 mins

  • alex

    August 27th, 2012 - 9:36pm

    that was terrible

  • tom

    August 27th, 2012 - 8:15pm

    so the other episodes need to be at least 2.15 each

  • tom

    August 27th, 2012 - 8:12pm

    yeah, i thought about that after i sent the comment lol

  • 11matt

    August 27th, 2012 - 7:44pm

    just watched not very good too quick

  • Commander Strax

    August 27th, 2012 - 7:42pm

    Its pretty good! Looking forward to the next one.

  • The Time Lord of Doom

    August 27th, 2012 - 7:38pm

    Yes, I enjoyed it, but will the rest actually be 10 minutes? I was wondering because on YouTube, BBC have put it as a prequel. 🙂

  • Give me a Dalek any day

    August 27th, 2012 - 7:32pm

    The Doctor “laying down some backing vocals”? I’d cringe, but it’s done so well and it’s played really well by Matt Smith. 🙂
    A truly wonderful little mini episode with lots of wonderful little moments played superbly by Matt Smith. I look forward to the rest of them! 😀

    “Oh dear! I appear to have collided with Ancient Greece!”

  • Give me a Dalek any day

    August 27th, 2012 - 7:23pm

    All 5 episodes added up makes 10 minutes!

  • tom

    August 27th, 2012 - 4:39pm

    that was it, it said “Duration: 10 minutes” on the dr who site but there was no video so i went on youtube and watched it on there. it was really short but good.

  • daleksean

    August 27th, 2012 - 4:21pm

    it was good but not what i expected

  • Jim

    August 27th, 2012 - 4:06pm

    I noticed two things about it one it didn’t even have the logo in it. And the words “pond life” we’re in an awful font

  • anonymous

    August 27th, 2012 - 3:32pm

    i can not wait until saturday. asylum of the daleks. woohoo

  • Proffesor When

    August 27th, 2012 - 1:25pm

    It was great! Very Funny :Grin:

  • Adam

    August 27th, 2012 - 12:56pm


  • the TARDIS

    August 27th, 2012 - 12:27pm

    Looking forwards to Pond Life, I’m just about to watch it on the website. And I really like the new look, but I wish the blue box at the top would go away.

  • the astronaut of death

    August 27th, 2012 - 12:11pm

    and do you think that will be the new title squence


    August 27th, 2012 - 12:10pm

    Just watched it, wonder what else is going to happen throughout the week?

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