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October 19th, 2013 33 comments

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Specially Created 50th Anniversary Trailer Tonight

Special 50th Anniversary Celebration Trailer Tonight

Exciting news! The BBC has issued the press release below, detailing a very special trailer. You can see it on BBC One tonight at approximately 8.20pm – that’s right after Strictly Come Dancing and just before Atlantis. The amazing trailer will be available to watch on this site, immediately after its BBC One premiere.


The press release reads:

A specially created trailer celebrating the last 50 years of Doctor Who will air tonight on BBC One, as an exclusive image is revealed today featuring the 11 Doctors.

Travelling through time fans will be taken on a journey from the very beginning using state of the art technology. The special trailer is set to show all of the Doctors as they first appeared on screen, including William Hartnell in high res colour for the very first time, as celebrations ramp up to the 23 November.

A huge moment for the BBC, the 50th celebrations will culminate with the special episode, ‘The Day of the Doctor’, starring Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt. A whole range of shows have also been commissioned across TV and radio to mark the anniversary.

The minute long trailer will air after Strictly Come Dancing tonight on BBC One

This trailer does not include any actual footage of the 50th anniversary episode.



  • 100000BC

    October 19th, 2013 - 8:12pm

    Have fun there guys! I’m hoping to download a few classics from iTunes and have a weekend of watching VHS/Downloads and listening to audios and reading books, might do some animation of my Character Building series or something too.

  • the astronaut of death

    October 19th, 2013 - 8:05pm


  • drjakeyoung

    October 19th, 2013 - 8:01pm

    But that is like a week off the anniversary. I think that would be a bit too short. An ideal time (and the most probable) would be the 23rd October.