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Preview Clips for The Name of the Doctor – Updated

Preview Clip for The Name of the Doctor

Clara receives a letter summoning her to a mysterious meeting, where she is given a message for the Doctor.

The meaning is uncertain, but when an enemy strikes the Time Lord is left with no choice but to travel to the one place in time and space he should never go – into a deadly trap that threatens to unravel his past, present and future.

Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman star in what promises to be a thrilling climax, with Alex Kingston returning as River Song.

Digital Spy’s Exclusive Finale Clip…

Clara – the impossible girl – receives a mysterious message from Madame Vastra…



  • Doctor Stu

    May 18th, 2013 - 7:28pm

    I hope Clara isn’t a Zygon

  • Dalek Smith

    May 18th, 2013 - 7:08pm

    name of the doctor is underway!!! 🙂

  • Anonymous

    May 18th, 2013 - 5:44pm

    if the master went back and killed the first doctor, then there would be no more doctors. plus everything he’s done since would no longer have happened

  • Anonymous

    May 18th, 2013 - 4:07pm

    I want Benedict Cumberdatch as the master!

  • daryl

    May 18th, 2013 - 3:52pm

    brilliant idea

  • ZygonTerror

    May 18th, 2013 - 3:49pm

    I have a theory on tonight’s episode although i’m unsure how accurate this may be as I missed a couple of episodes this series. The leaf in ep 2 could have been stronger memories than the doctor’s if clara actually turned out to be his saviour throughout all of time and his incarnations as the trailers and pics would suggest.

  • olletsoc

    May 18th, 2013 - 3:33pm

    That’s actually a really good idea. I’d love to see the John Simm’s master regenerate though. I want Steve John Shepherd to be the next master.

  • Slithin

    May 18th, 2013 - 2:15pm

    But couldn’t River song have left here time watch somewhere.So another alien uses it to go to clara on a mission to give her the letter.

  • Slithin

    May 18th, 2013 - 2:09pm

    Why what was it?Was it a spoiler because if it was please tell me more about it

  • OliverOldSkool

    May 18th, 2013 - 11:55am

    I have an episode idea for the 50th.

    Perhaps if John Simm came back and reprised his role of the master, it would explain why Doctors 4-7 have aged. The master could have used his laser screwdriver and aged them, thus far having Doctors 1-3 dead because of aging them too much.

    This idea would fit perfectly into the actual actors nowadays and justifies why they have aged instead of bringing them back with no explanation. It would be a great way to bring back Doctors and even possibly past companions aswell.

    Can you all please let me know what you think, it would be greatly appreciated!

  • WouldYouLikeAJellyBaby?

    May 18th, 2013 - 11:22am

    From what I’ve seen in the next time trailer and from the Strax field report it looks as if Strax’s punishment as a nurse is over and it looks like he’s going to betray the others and then Vastra kills him?

  • The Flying Shark

    May 18th, 2013 - 11:18am

    Can’t wait for this episode later! All the features in the TV Guides have got me excited!


    May 18th, 2013 - 8:29am

    The Doctor has been shown to cry afew times in the past.

    The first time on screen that the Doctor is show shedding a tear goes all the way back to Series 1 of the new series, when a character called Jabe reveals to the Doctor that she knows where he comes from, that she is sorry for his lose, which we later discover to be the Time War and everything that happened during it.

    He looks at her for afew seconds, and a tear can be seen dripping down one of his eyes.

  • Hector Sandler

    May 18th, 2013 - 8:24am

    Well it like the Doctor is going to cry. Well this the first time.

  • Anonymous

    May 17th, 2013 - 5:36pm

    I saw that, it looks great!

  • pedropete

    May 17th, 2013 - 5:23pm

    There was a differant clip on friday download.

    you can watch it again tomorrow on the cbbc channel at 10:00 – 11:00


    May 17th, 2013 - 5:05pm

    Yeah, sorry, I can never get that word right.

  • Matt Smithy

    May 17th, 2013 - 4:34pm

    Yea but remember the Doctor arrives on Wednesdays, she just needs to wait till then. My guess is that coincidentally, its a Wednesday!

  • Anonymous

    May 17th, 2013 - 4:31pm

    Do you mean certain? A curtain date!

  • Anonymous

    May 17th, 2013 - 4:01pm

    It could be a bit like the letter delivered to Sally in Blink.


    May 17th, 2013 - 3:48pm

    Before she was even BORN I ment to say.


    May 17th, 2013 - 3:48pm

    I’d imagine it’s like the letter ment for Marty McFly at the end of one of the ‘Back to the Future’ films where the Doc makes sure that someone meets Marty at a curtain location at a curtain date and time, so it seems that it has taken this letter ages to arrive to Clara before she was even more.

    And people think the Royal Mail dilivering the post is bad 😀

  • simon

    May 17th, 2013 - 3:38pm

    look at the letter it looks old the paper has aged

  • The Flying Shark

    May 17th, 2013 - 3:29pm

    Nice little clip there.

  • Tardis’nt

    May 17th, 2013 - 3:25pm

    how could vastra send clara a letter when she lives in Victorian times?!


    May 17th, 2013 - 11:56am

    The only thing that bothers me about this summons from Vastra, Jenny and Strax is how on Earth is Clara supposed to meet them them on Trenzalore when she don’t even have a Tardis, let alone fly one, cos if the Doctor was not around then sending someone a message and expecting them to travel back in time without a Time Machine would be pretty stupid.

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