Uneven cult British television series that began in the 1960s in which the Time Lord travels the galaxy.
Look back at the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, who first stepped into the TARDIS in 2010. With a human side of this Doctor, viewers were able to look at how all the years he has lived have affected him.
Doctor Who Explained unlocks everything you really need to know about the Doctor to maximize your enjoyment of the series, whether current, future or past. Whether you’re a casual viewer who wants to know more or a fan who wants to brush up to test your knowledge against the experts, this programme provides insights from key cast and crew and ultimate fans to help you navigate the rich tapestry that is Doctor Who.
This one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how the beloved Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges in the form of a Saturday tea-time drama, time travel and monsters! Allied with a team of brilliant people, they went on to create the longest-running science fiction series ever, now celebrating its 50th anniversary.
As a dashing young man in a pin-stripe suit, the Tenth Doctor, played by David Tennant, was the thousand year-old alien you could bring home to meet your Mom. But never get on his bad side – there were no second chances with this Doctor. Featuring an all star interview list – including – David Tennant, Freema Agyeman, David Morrisey, Camille Coduri, Neil Gaiman, Peter Davison and many more.
The Eighth Doctor was vibrantly played by Paul McGann and this episode of The Doctors Revisited looks at the impression he made to the Doctor Who legend. With contributions from companions Daphne Ashbrook and Yee Jee Tso and current showrunner Steven Moffat, we take a detailed look at what made this Doctor so unique. Join The Doctors Revisited as we take an in depth look at the stunning regeneration of this Doctor and discuss a new take on the Doctor’s old enemy the master!
Clara is summoned to an impossible conference call, alerting her that the deadly Whisper Men are closing in on Vastra, Jenny and Strax. Someone is kidnapping the Doctor's friends, leading him toward the one place in all of time and space that he should never go. It's a deadly trap that threatens to unravel his past, present and future...
Board up your windows and check the expiration date on your canned goods – The Nerdist is getting ready to face the zombie apocalypse! With guests like The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and star of The Walking Dead Michael Rooker, our survival chances are on the rise! We’ll play Walking Dead Mad Libs and find out what our nerd collectibles are worth. Also, if you’ve always wondered what Karen Gillan would look like as a zombie – this is the show for you!
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As the Doctor’s newest companion, Clara Oswald, steps into the TARDIS, take a look back at previous companions that have won over The Doctor’s hearts in Doctor Who: The Companions. Along the way, companions past and present talk about how the show has changed their lives, and how they've never quite managed to leave the TARDIS behind. The current Doctor Matt Smith and the Tenth Doctor David Tennant are joined by fellow contributors including John Barrowman (Captain Jack), Arthur Darvill (Rory) and Noel Clarke (Mickey).
A look at the opening of the first episode of the new season, The Bells of Saint John.
In the aftermath of the battle of Demons Run, a battle-scarred Strax lies dying on the floor - or has he just fainted...