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Spoilers for christmas special and 2011 season

Post 1

van-smeiter

Well, these aren't spoilers exactly but some researchers don't like to know anything about future episodes so I thought a new thread was in order.

Sir Michael Gambon and Katherine Jenkins are to be guest stars in the christmas special. As is Steve North (never heard of him) who is to play a character called "Older Benjamin".

For the 2011 season, Mr Moffat will write five of the thirteen episodes and Neil Gaimon will be writing one (possibly episode three.)

I'm sure we'll get more spoilers as we get closer to christmas and then spring 2011 so post them when you hear them.

Van smiley - cheers


Spoilers for christmas special and 2011 season

Post 2

Smij - Formerly Jimster

Steve North was in 'London's Burning'. http://www.hedweb.com/stevefil.htm


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Post 3

Rosa Baggins daughter of Pronto Baggins and Mimosa Bunce

I have read an unknown actor David Horn who's a friend of Katherine Jenkins will be appearing in the Christmas Special http://www.kasterborous.com/2010/07/22/danny-whorn/


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Post 4

van-smeiter

Series 6 is going to be split in two. It will start at Easter, stop at episode 7 and then resume ain autumn.


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Post 5

Geggs

Apparently Moffat requested the season split himself. It seems he's got a massive cliffhanger set up for episode 7, and he wants to leave it hanging over the summer.

It also means that we won't have to suffer a DW drought for half the year!


Geggs


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Post 6

Just Bob aka Robert Thompson, plugging my film blog cinemainferno-blog.blogspot.co.uk

It's the kind of thing that's be done with other series in the past, to reasonably good effect. I doubt the series will suffer from the gap.


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Post 7

van-smeiter

I think it's a great idea. The most recent series seemed to go far too quickly and I agree that it's better not to have a drought. Also, DW seems to be better when it's dark outside in early evening (it gave Waters of Mars something extra for me) so an autumn run is right up my street smiley - ok


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Post 8

Bright Blue Shorts

When is Easter in 2011? March or April?

Not sure whether the split is a good idea as it will likely be going up again X-Factor type programmes but if it gets the BBC away from moving the timeslot around like they did last year (and didn't they miss a week because of Eurovision) it can't be all bad ...


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Post 9

Geggs

Not sure about Easter, but I do know that 26th March is a Saturday next year. It's the first time it's been a Saturday since the first episode of the next series, which aired on Saturday 26th March 2005. I remember that date clearly, though I couldn't watch the episode that day. I was at a wedding reception. It wasn't like a could cry off either - it was my wedding!


Geggs


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Post 10

Just Bob aka Robert Thompson, plugging my film blog cinemainferno-blog.blogspot.co.uk

I'm pretty sure they didn't skip Eurovision night. We had a Eurovision thing at our house, and several of my friends came round a bit early so they could watch Doctor Who at ours.


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Post 11

RadoxTheGreen - Retired

It's probably because of the demand for new Sherlock.


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Post 12

Geggs

Easter Saturday 2011 is 23rd April. Quite a late one next year, then.


Geggs


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Post 13

Mol - on the new tablet

... and 23 April is *my* wedding anniversary ...

26 March is my husband's birthday.

As far as DW goes, I'd much prefer one long run of 13 eps. But hey.

Mol


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Post 14

Geggs

Bits and bobs.

http://www.sfx.co.uk/2010/09/21/moffat-on-the-doctor-who-christmas-spcial-and-season-six/


Geggs


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Post 15

van-smeiter

Not a spoiler for xmas or next season as such but very interesting:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2010/oct/12/doctor-who-immortal-reveals-bbc

There's a trailer for BBC autumn drama that has a few clips from the christmas special but I can't remember the site I found it on & I can't find it on the BBC website smiley - sadface

Van smiley - cheers


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Post 16

van-smeiter

Found it:

http://doctorwhospoilers.ueuo.com/wp/?p=1177

There are stills on this link and the trailer and the rest of the site is good for spoilers.

Van smiley - ok


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Post 17

van-smeiter

The next season kicks off with a two-part story featuring River Song.


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Post 18

Just Bob aka Robert Thompson, plugging my film blog cinemainferno-blog.blogspot.co.uk

Ah well, never mind. Hopefully it will get good after that.


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Post 19

Josh Clarke - The Auburn Time Lord

smiley - smiley I'm looking forward to this River Song storyline. Though I suppose it depends on how and what it turns out to be... smiley - erm


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Post 20

Geggs

Apparently there will be a sneak peak at a bit of the Christmas special during CIN tonight. Oh, and a tea party in the TARDIS.


Geggs


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