In the run up to Season 8 of Doctor Who, Peter Davison recounts what it takes to be the ultimate companion. Meeting with cast and crew past and present, Peter travels the UK and the USA in search of the answers.
A look at the opening of the first episode of the new season, The Bells of Saint John.
1 Blue Box, 1 New Companion, 8 Amazing Adventures
The Doctor receives a message from a mysterious hooded stranger - a woman called Darla Von Karlsen wants to meet him...
When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. Who is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship survive as they embark on a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy? The Doctor has changed. It’s time you knew him.
Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe's deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them – the Doctor.
On November 23rd 2013, the world's longest running sci-fi series celebrates its 50th anniversary with an explosive anniversary episode. The action packed adventure reveals that the Doctor has a dangerous past. And he's coming back!
The Doctor has a secret he will take to his grave. And it is discovered.
Hedgewick's World of Wonders: the perfect theme park day out. And ground zero for a deadly silver resurrection.
Something ghastly is afoot in Victorian Yorkshire, as bodies are found with their skin a waxy, glowing red.
The TARDIS has crashed, Clara is lost inside, and the Doctor has 30 minutes before his ship explodes!
Something terrifying is hiding in Caliburn House, and the Doctor finds himself part of the ghost hunt.
On a Russian submarine in 1983, a frozen alien warrior is waking up, just as the TARDIS materializes.
The Doctor takes Clara to the Festival of Offerings, but the Old God is waking and demands sacrifice!
The search for Clara brings the Doctor to London, 2013, where something deadly is waiting in the wifi.
Christmas Eve 1892 and the falling snow is the stuff of fairy-tales. When the fairy-tale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help.
Steven Moffat, Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman describe Doctor Who and what makes it such an iconic show.
The Doctor returns, alongside newly weds Amy and Rory, to face monsters and mysteries and adventures all across time and space. Together they find themselves in sixties America, battling the invasion the world forgot, then aboard a pirate ship on the high seas of 1696, to solve the mystery of the Siren. In a bubble universe at the edge of reality, the Doctor meets an old friend with a new face.
From new lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, this BAFTA-winning series follows the adventures of the Doctor, the mysterious traveler who, with his human companions, journeys throughout all of time and space, facing a variety of foes and righting wrongs. This latest series, now in HD, sees Matt Smith's debut as the Doctor alongside a new traveling companion, the enigmatic Amy Pond (Karen Gillan). Together they explore sixteenth century Venice, France during the 1890s, and the United Kingdom in the far future, now an entire nation floating in space.
Join the Doctor, the Ponds and numerous friends on their latest escapades through space and time. The explosive season concludes with Amy and Rory's heart-breaking farewell - a race against time through the streets of Manhattan. Will the Doctor really lose the Ponds forever - there's only one way to find out...
David Tennant (Harry Potter movies) emerges as the regenerated Doctor Who in the second season of this updated sci-fi classic. In this new season catch the Doctor and Rose (Billie Piper) as they battle a cadre of cybermen, take on an army of ghosts and visit "the new Earth," among many other out-of-this-world adventures.
From the moment the Doctor walks into the life of medical student Martha Jones he changes it forever. In Elizabethan London, they meet William Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre while back in present day London; 76-year-old Professor Lazarus recaptures his youth with consequences that threaten Martha's entire family. And, the Doctor's sworn enemies, the Daleks, who have been hiding in 1930s New York, return with a terrifying plan for humanity.
In the aftermath of the battle of Demons Run, a battle-scarred Strax lies dying on the floor – or has he just fainted...
The first Doctor Who Christmas 2012 Prequel, in which Vastra, Jenny and Strax try to persuade the grumpy Doctor to engage again.
The third episode of Doctor Who is a scary, action-packed adventure called The Curse of the Black Spot. What evil lurks for the crew in the darkness? Come aboard and watch the spine-chilling prequel to The Curse of the Black Spot.
Go behind-the-scenes as Doctor Who comes to America and shoots in the United States, for the first time ever! Against the background of Death Valley, Utah, the cast and crew describe how the new season of Doctor Who will be the most epic season to date.
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