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July 24th, 2012 201 comments

Tardis Sound Heard at Olympic Opening

Something “Doctor Who” at Olympic opening ceremony

The Tardis engines were briefly heard at the Olympic opening ceremony. Newspapers had reported the theme tune was on a list due to played at the event which evidently was untrue.

However videos taken by the public show that a montage of The Doctors was shown on a big screen at rehearsals.

Recorded TV Videos of the Tardis sound have been blocked.


  • Jimbob

    July 27th, 2012 - 9:36pm

    It’s nothing exciting

  • jonathanG

    July 27th, 2012 - 8:13pm

    The opening ceremony is like 4 hours long, so when does the doctor who bit happen? Near the end? Near the beginning??

    • George

      July 28th, 2012 - 12:52am

      Nothing Happened

    • booboo

      July 28th, 2012 - 12:53am

      nope, shows you cant believe what you read in the press!

  • Jackie

    July 27th, 2012 - 7:39pm

    If David Tennant is there and bears the torch I will cry

    • Rose Tyler

      July 27th, 2012 - 7:52pm

      AAAh! Me too! Holde me

    • Idris

      July 27th, 2012 - 8:12pm

      Oh dear that would be just perfect. It’s actually one of the reasons I’m really excited about this, abything could happen.

    • tardis

      July 27th, 2012 - 8:30pm

      tumblr would explode i swear

    • the 13th Doctor

      July 27th, 2012 - 9:14pm

      PLEASE LET IN BE THE TENTH DOCTOR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • jonathanG

    July 27th, 2012 - 7:31pm

    Cannot find it anywhere on wikipedia!!!! Can sombody put a link on or something!!! Its driving me crazy I wanna know!!!

  • Commander Strax

    July 27th, 2012 - 6:06pm

    Not long now!

  • Nicholas

    July 27th, 2012 - 1:06pm

    It would be nice if David lit the flame but I doubt it’s going to happen.

    I just read what it is but it’s still quite good

    • Sebatron

      July 27th, 2012 - 9:33pm


  • Jason doctorwhoone

    July 27th, 2012 - 9:45am

    Today on BBC News, it says ‘Identity of Torch Bearer is being kept secret’.

    David Tennant as the 10th Doctor ? πŸ˜€

    • The Master

      July 27th, 2012 - 10:19pm

      I doubt it would be him

  • crazy guy

    July 27th, 2012 - 6:06am

    just looked on Wikipedia agree with everyone else here it is defiantly nothing to get excited about

    • Commander Strax

      July 27th, 2012 - 10:38am

      I have looked, and im excited.

    • crazy guy

      July 27th, 2012 - 10:49am


    • Give me a Dalek any day

      July 27th, 2012 - 10:53am

      I’m excited too. It may not be big, but it still sounds alright.

  • Henezwho

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:18pm

    I can tell you now fans will almost certainly be dissapointed, its nothing really.

    • booboo

      July 26th, 2012 - 9:22pm

      we should be glad at the fact that there is anything no matter how small

    • Henezwho

      July 27th, 2012 - 12:43pm


    • duckter who

      July 27th, 2012 - 1:30pm

      just tell the poor people because theyve built their hopes up

    • The Master

      July 27th, 2012 - 10:23pm

      my hopes just died

  • Mr Who

    July 26th, 2012 - 6:29pm

    Its really not that amazing, you are all exited, but when it comes you will be disappointed. If You want to know what it is go to the wiki page on the ceremony.

    • booboo

      July 26th, 2012 - 6:31pm

      I have a feeling no one will be disappointed in the opening of which this is a very small but welcome part

    • the astronaut of death

      July 26th, 2012 - 6:46pm

      i know what it is and i know it is not that great but at least doctor who will be involved

      and i wont be dissopointed ,it is the will be great πŸ™‚

  • Victini2012

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:56am

    Look if you want to really know what it is look on Wikipedia on the 2012 summer Olympics opening ceremony page!

  • Victini2012

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:54am

    I know what it is too and it’s not much honestly!!!!!

  • duckter who

    July 26th, 2012 - 10:42am

    i know what it is and ill just say, dont get exited and if your going to watch it just for this, dont!

  • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

    July 26th, 2012 - 9:28am

    I have a guess, but it looks like it might happen…anyone know the real thing?

    • duckter who

      July 26th, 2012 - 1:24pm

      not what you think :/


    July 25th, 2012 - 9:13pm

    I also know what it is if u want to know then look at wikipedia if not don`t.

    • crazy guy

      July 26th, 2012 - 9:00am

      what do you look on wikipeida to find it

    • duckter who

      July 26th, 2012 - 10:43am

      summer 2012 olympics opening ceremony

  • crazy guy

    July 25th, 2012 - 8:42pm

    i had a sudden thought it might be a trailer for series 7 as the moff said we would be getting a new trailer soon which would be even better than the clips at comic con. but whatever it is i cant wait to find out. also perhaps it could be a new exclusive mini episode

    • Victini2012

      July 26th, 2012 - 10:55am

      It’s not any of those!

  • Bigger on the Inside

    July 25th, 2012 - 1:06pm

    As the ‘stage’ is the British countryside, how funny would it be if loads of daleks came started shooting and blowing it up (fake explosions obviously) then a tardis is lowered down, and the torch bearer comes out and lights it!!! And all the daleks go!

    • Anonymous

      July 27th, 2012 - 10:34pm

      i thought that’d be hilarious..and some of those outfits looked a bit like dalkeks!!

  • Me

    July 25th, 2012 - 10:25am

    Dont get your hopes up guys! I know what it is and it’s really not much at all! Nothing to get excited over really!

    • hc

      July 25th, 2012 - 6:51pm

      please tellllll

    • the astronaut of death

      July 25th, 2012 - 7:37pm

      dont tell i want it to be a suprize

    • hc

      July 26th, 2012 - 12:34am

      Is it something people will notice or just a small moment thats on for a few seconds ?

    • NotADalek

      September 8th, 2012 - 9:06pm

      Somehow, you turned out to be right about it being “not much at all”. Do you have a TARDIS?

  • Jason doctorwhoone

    July 25th, 2012 - 7:44am

    The events of the Doctor Who episode ‘Fear Her’ take place during the events of the opening ceremony this Friday, so soon we’ll be getting a visit from the 10th Doctor and Rose Tyler, and see the Doctor on live broadcast taking the Olympic Flame from an exhausted runner and simultaneously light the flame for the London Olympics while also helping the Isolus return with the rest of her kind.

    I’m defiantly going to be watch that episode this Friday then πŸ™‚

    • Allie

      July 27th, 2012 - 7:50pm

      Also, everyone will disappear for a few moments there, BUT NO WORRY!

  • Doctor Stu

    July 24th, 2012 - 7:50pm

    The Crowd inside the olympic stadium will completly dissapear, the troch bearer will be stuck by lighting and David Tennant will pick up the flame and light the cauldron thus releasing an isolus pod into the sky. :mrgreen:

    • I Love Cybermen

      July 25th, 2012 - 12:20am

      Yup. Spoilers leaked waaaay back.

    • crazy guy

      July 25th, 2012 - 10:25am

      it is not a cauldron lol

    • crazy guy

      July 26th, 2012 - 5:25am

      o sorry it is lol

  • doctor who 19

    July 24th, 2012 - 6:56pm

    can not wait

  • Tom

    July 24th, 2012 - 6:19pm

    I didn’t go to the preview yesterday but i thought it was leaked a while ago about what it was, and if it is what was said then its going to be very exciting!

  • Anonymous

    July 24th, 2012 - 4:39pm

    a copy of the program leaked to a newspaper a while ago.

  • The Time Lord of Doom

    July 24th, 2012 - 4:20pm

    It would be awesome if it was David Tennant in his Doctor outfit! πŸ˜€ or maybe I’d love Karen Gillan to do it. πŸ™‚

    • The Master

      July 25th, 2012 - 6:32am

      it would be really awesome if they actually re-created the Olympic scene from fear her where David Tennant runs with the flame πŸ™‚

  • cybermat6

    July 24th, 2012 - 3:06pm

    i dont know if this is right but i think Karen Gillan will be lighting the torch.

  • Matthew Littledyke

    July 24th, 2012 - 12:52pm

    It could be David Tennant’s doctor lighting the flame as he did in the 2006 episode Fear Her lol

  • joe

    July 24th, 2012 - 12:39pm

    please please please tell me it involves 10 lighting the fire xD

    • Commander Strax

      July 24th, 2012 - 12:44pm

      or a rory action figure πŸ˜†

    • Liam

      July 24th, 2012 - 2:38pm

      Lol! That would be funny if they revealed and shown off the Rory action figure the the Olympic Opengin Ceremony! xD

    • 11matt

      July 25th, 2012 - 6:26pm

      that would be so funny and cool

    • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

      July 26th, 2012 - 9:31am

      Now…the lighting!

      And Whovians…


      *crowds cheer*

    • booboo

      July 26th, 2012 - 9:32am

      well i hope that if/when a Rory figures is released its in a blaze of glory

    • duckter who

      July 26th, 2012 - 4:31pm

      with a torch accsesory πŸ™‚

  • Commander Strax

    July 24th, 2012 - 12:17pm

    I wonder what it could be…..

  • 11matt

    July 24th, 2012 - 10:25am

    sounds good wonder what it is

  • sausageroll

    July 24th, 2012 - 9:47am



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