Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special

Mysterious Times

Doctor-Who-Day-of-The-Doctor-Teaser-TrailerThe 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who; an incredible achievement for a show that has survived against the odds – the BBC having taken a weirdly contemptuous attitude to it in times past, reducing budgets, moving schedules, forcing it into the dread territory of ‘Childrens’ TV’ and – a crime against humanity – hiring Bonnie Langford. For a show with a massive worldwide fanbase and huge merchandising potential, the BBC often seemed ashamed of the show as it moved into the 80’s. The eventual reboot, complete with a real budget and effects has been a major success and the show remains strong as it passes an astounding 50 years on the screen.

(Warning – definitely contains lots and lots of spoilers if you haven’t seen it!)

In charge of the writing for the special, entitled ‘The Day of the Doctor’, was Executive Producer Steven Moffat. Moffat has been a mixed…

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