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The End of Time
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Synopsis


The Time Lords
The Time Lords
 It’s Christmas Eve and The Doctors nemesis, the Master, is reborn. Reunited with Wilf the Time Lord faces his old enemy as the battle rages from London’s wastelands to the mysterious Immortality Gate.

 As their psychotic enemy’s plans hurtle out of control, drums grow louder and an ancient trap closes around the Earth, The Doctor and Wilf must fight alone. But sacrifices have to be made, and the deadly prophecy warns: ‘He will knock four times’.

Source: Radio Times


General Information

Season: Thirty (New Series 4) Specials
Production Code: 4-17/4-18
Story Number: 202 (New Series: 46)
Episode Numbers:755 - 756 (New Series: 59 - 60)
Number of Episodes: 2
Percentage of Episodes Held:100%
Working Titles:"The Final Days of Planet Earth" (episode 1)
Production Dates: 2009
Broadcast Started: 25 December 2009
Broadcast Finished: 01 January 2010
Colour Status: HD Colour
Studio: BBC Wales (Upper Boat, Pontypridd)
Location: Wookey Hole (Wells, Somerset), Tredegar House (Newport), Kardomah Cafe (Swansea), Victoria Road (Penarth), Nant Fawr Road and Wharton Street (Cardiff).
Writer:Russell T Davies
Director:Euros Lyn
Producer:Tracie Simpson
Executive Producers:Julie Gardner and Russell T Davies
Associate Producer:Catrin Lewis Defis
Script Editor:Gary Russell
Editor:Philip Kloss
Production Executive:Julie Scott
Production Designer:Edward Thomas
Director of Photography:Rory Taylor
Casting Director:Andy Pryor CDG
Costume Designer:Louise Page
Make-Up Designer:Barbara Southcott
Cameramen:Alwyn Hughes (Operator) and Joe Russell (Operator)
Incidental Music:Murray Gold
Special Sounds (SFX Editor):Paul Jefferies
Sound Recordist:Julian Howarth
Sound Supervisor:Paul McFadden
Visual Effects:The Mill
Special Effects:Any Effects
Prosthetics:Millennium FX
Stunt Co-ordinator:Lee Sheward
Title Music:Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Arranged by Murray Gold
Music Performed By: The BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Number of Doctors: 2
The Doctors: David Tennant (The Tenth Doctor) (Regenerates) and Matt Smith (The Eleventh Doctor) (Newly Regenerated)
Number of Companions: None Number of Acquaintances: 1The Acquaintance: Bernard Cribbins (Wilfred Mott) (Departs) Guest Cast: John Simm (The Master), Timothy Dalton (The Narrator/Lord President), Catherine Tate (Donna Noble), Jacqueline King (Sylvia Noble), June Whitfield (Minnie Hooper), Barry Howard (Oliver Barnes), Alexandra Moen (Lucy Saxon), Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Camille Coduri (Jackie Tyler), John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), Freema Agyeman (Martha Smith-Jones), Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith), Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith), Tommy Knight (Luke Smith) Additional Cast: Claire Bloom (The Woman), David Harewood (Joshua Naismith), Tracy Ifeachor (Abigail Naismith), Sinead Keenan (Addams), Lawry Lewin (Rossiter), Karl Collins (Shaun Temple), Teresa Banham (Governor), Allister Bain (Winston Katusi), Simon Thomas (Mr Danes), Sylvia Seymour (Miss Trefusis), Pete Lee-Wilson (Tommo), Dwayne Scantlebury (Ginger), Lacey Bond (Serving Woman), Lachele Carl (Trinity Wells), Paul Kasey (Ood Sigma), Ruari Mears (Elder Ood), Max Benjamin (Teenager), Silas Carson (Voice of Ood Sigma), Brian Cox (Voice of Elder Ood), Jessica Hynes (Verity Newman), Russell Tovey (Midshipman Frame), Joe Dixon (The Chancellor), Julie Legrand (The Partisan), Brid Brennan (The Visionary), Krystal Archer (Nerys), Nicholas Briggs (Voice of Judoon), Dan Starkey (Sontaran)Setting: Earth (2005 and 2010), Ood Sphere (4226), Gallifrey (the end of The Last Great Time War), Unnamed space bar Villains: The Master and The Time Lords

The Episodes

No. Episodes Broadcast
(UK)
Duration Viewers
(Millions)
In Archive
755Part One25 December 200959'33"BBC One: 11.6
BBC HD: 0.5
Total: 12.1
Yes
756Part Two01 January 201072'38"BBC One: 11.8
BBC HD: 0.5
Total: 12.3
Yes

Total Duration 2 Hours 12 Minutes


Audience Appreciation

Average Viewers (Millions) 12.2 (BBC One: 11.7   BBC HD: 0.5)
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2010)79.80%  (Position = 2 out of 10)
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2014)74.87% Lower (Position = 82 out of 241)


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Notes


"The End of Time" is a two-part Doctor Who special and the final story for David Tennant, as the Tenth Doctor, prior to the character's regeneration into his eleventh incarnation, played by Matt Smith.

This is the last Doctor Who story written by Russell T Davies – who has been the shows Executive Producer and chief writer since Doctor Who’s return to our television screens in 2005. Russell T Davies has described this story as being ‘huge and epic, but also intimate’. Including this story Russell T Davies will have written, or co-written, no less than 31 episodes over 25 stories - an unprecedented accomplishment in the history of the show.

As well as being Russell T Davies’ last involvement in Doctor Who this is also Julie Gardner's last job as Executive Producer for the show.

This story sees the return of The Master (as played by John Simm). The Master was last seen dying in The Doctors arms at the end of the 2007 story "The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords". While on his funeral pyre The Master’s ring was seen falling to the ground and then being picked up by some unknown person.

The story also sees the return of the Time Lords (except for The Doctor, The Master and brief flashbacks) after a twenty-three years absence. This is their first appearance onscreen since 1986 in The Trial of a Time Lord season except for a flashback in "The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords".

The Time Lords’ home planet was first seen in the 1969 Second Doctor story "The War Games" although we didn't learn it was called Gallifrey until the 1973 Third Doctor story "The Time Warrior".

The President of the Time Lords is played by Bond actor Timothy Dalton. This is not the first time an actor who has played James Bond has appeared on Doctor Who. In the 1986 The Trial of a Time Lord season of stories The Valeyard was played by Michael Jayston who starred as 007 in a BBC radio production of "You Only Live Twice".

The Doctor at one point is heard to address the Lord President as 'Rassilon', although the character is only identified in the credits as 'The Narrator/Lord President'.

Bernard Cribbins, who first appeared in the 2007 Christmas special "Voyage of the Damned" and then, throughout Season Thirty (New Series 4), returns as Wilfred Mott, grandfather of former companion Donna Noble.

The special story also features the return of many other actors to the show, including: Catherine Tate (as Donna Noble), Jacqueline King (as Sylvia Noble), Billie Piper (as Rose Tyler), Camille Coduri (as Jackie Tyler), John Barrowman (as Captain Jack Harkness), Freema Agyeman (as Martha Smith-Jones), Noel Clarke (as Mickey Smith), Elisabeth Sladen (as Sarah Jane Smith), Tommy Knight (as Luke Smith), Alexandra Moen (as Lucy Saxon), Lachele Carl (as Trinity Wells), Paul Kasey (as Ood Sigma) and Russell Tovey (as Midshipman Frame).

This story also includes a special guest appearance by Comedy legend June Whitfield as Minnie Hooper. June Whitfield is famous for playing the wife, in the classic BBC sitcom Terry and June, alongside the late Terry Scott. She previously worked with Bernard Cribbins on Carry on Columbus, a comedy which also featured Jon Pertwee (the Third Doctor), Maureen Lipman (The Wire in "The Idiot's Lantern") and Richard Wilson (Doctor Constantine in "The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances").

Also appearing in this story is Barry Howard who is more famous for his role as Barry Stuart-Hargreaves in the long-running BBC sitcom Hi-de-Hi!.

There is a break in traditional for the Christmas Specials with no celebrity cameos appear in the story. Instead, a stand-in plays US President Barack Obama with stock audio dubbed in from an actual speech.

Despite this being David Tennant's last regular Doctor Who story, he filmed scenes for The Sarah Jane Adventures story "The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith", after the production of this story.

This story was directed by Euros Lyn. He also directed David Tennant's first big scene as The Doctor in the 2005 "Children in Need Special".

For the first time since the shows revival in 2005, both episodes, of a story, have the same overall title, followed by "Part One" and "Part Two". The original title for "Part One" was "The Final Days of Planet Earth", while "Part Two" was always referred to as "The End of Time". It was decided however, that both episodes needed the same title, differentiated by part numbers. This is the first story, which has more than one episode, since the 1989 Seventh Doctor story "Survival" to have one overarching title rather than separate titles for each episode.

The opening credits list David Tennant, John Simm and Bernard Cribbins. The inclusion of John Simm makes this the first time the opening credits include a credit for an actor playing a villain.

Part 2 of this story was just under 73 minutes long – 1 minute longer than the 2007 Christmas special "Voyage of the Damned" – so making it the third longest single episode made to date. The longest single episode was the 90 minute long Twentieth Anniversary Special "The Five Doctors" in 1983, while the 85 minute long 1996 television movie "Doctor Who: The Movie" is the second longest.

This story, along with the 1976 Fourth Doctor story "The Deadly Assassin", the 1996 television movie "Doctor Who: The Movie", "Army of Ghosts/Doomsday" and "Human Nature/The Family of Blood" are the only Doctor Who stories to feature a narration.

This story finally reveals the prophecy that was given to him by psychic Carmen at the end of "Planet of the Dead". Her words to him were ‘You be careful, because your song is ending, sir. It is returning, it is returning through the dark. And then... oh, but then... he will knock four times’. This evokes memories of another prophecy, ‘I think your song must end soon’, that was given to him by Ood Sigma in "Planet of the Ood".

In part 1, the Tenth Doctor lists off things he did instead of rushing to meet Ood Sigma; among them is an implied marriage with Elizabeth I. He also implies that one nickname for her can't be used anymore. The Doctor had previously encountered Elizabeth I in "The Shakespeare Code", at which point she treated him as an enemy by branding him has her 'sworn enemy'. At that point The Doctor had no idea what he had done to upset her. Elizabeth I also featured in the 1965 First Doctor story "The Chase".

Some of the early scenes on the Ood's home planet were shot at Wookey Hole in Wells, Somerset. The 1975 Fourth Doctor story, "Revenge of the Cybermen", also featured scenes recorded at the Wookey Hole caves and the nearby cathedral in Wells featured in the 2007 story "The Lazarus Experiment".

The Doctor mentions to Donna, about the amount of coincidence around Wilfred Mott and the sheer unlikelihood of the two meeting so many times, in the 2008 stories "Turn Left" and "The Stolen Earth/Journey's End".

In the scene where Donna starts to remember her time with The Doctor the following clips are shown: The Empress of the Racnoss, ("The Runaway Bride"), the Adipose ("Partners in Crime"), the Sybilline High Priestess ("The Fires of Pompeii"), the Ood ("Planet of the Ood"), the Vespiform ("The Unicorn and the Wasp"), the Sontarans ("The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky") the Suit Creature ("Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead") and to represent the Daleks - Dalek Caan, Davros and the Supreme Dalek - ("The Stolen Earth/Journey's End"). The Judoon can also be heard in her memories. While in the café, Wilfred Mott reminisces about his previous adventures with The Doctor in "The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky" and "The Stolen Earth/Journey's End".

Wilfred Mott is heard to mention ATMOS (a reference to "The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison Sky") and planets in the sky (a reference to "The Stolen Earth/Journey's End").

Look out for the scene on the 'Sparrow Lane' minibus, as one of the women onboard was called Sally. A possible reference to Sally Sparrow who appeared in the 2007 story "Blink".

When The Master returns there are flashbacks to the events of "The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords".

Immediately after the opening titles of part 2 several crashed Dalek Saucers are seen next to a badly damaged Citadel. This is shown to be the Last Day of the Time War, before The Doctor destroys Gallifrey. A brief view of the Citadel was first seen, in the revived show, in the 2007 story "Gridlock".

According to Joshua Naismith, the ‘Immortality Gate’ was previously in the possession of the Torchwood Institute. The Immortality Gate was mentioned by The Trickster in The Sarah Jane Adventures story "The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith" – which also includes an appearance by David Tennant as The Doctor. The Gate was also mentioned in an interview given by Russell T. Davies with the Radio Times in 2008 for the release of the 2008 Christmas special "The Next Doctor". In the interview he states: ‘But oh, what a Christmas that’s going to be. Let’s just say that dark forces are gathering already. The Gate is waiting and life will never be the same again…’.

The Doctor, on seeing the appearance of the Vinvocci (the green-skinned aliens with spikes on their heads) comments on his previous encounter from "Voyage of the Damned" with Bannakaffalatta, a red spiky-headed being. The Vinvocci though are quick to differentiate themselves from Bannakaffalatta's race, the Zocci.

The Vinvocci's ship is unnamed onscreen but according to writer Russell T Davies it is called The Hesperus. This continues the theme established in "Voyage of the Damned" where an alien vessel is named after a famous but tragic ship from human history. In this case, The Hesperus is referenced in the poem, "The Wreck of the Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1808 - 1882).

We finally get to see who Martha has married and it's not Tom Milligan, the man she was initially engaged to! Martha has tied the knot with Rose Tyler's ex-boyfriend - Mickey!

Midshipman Alonso Frame (Russell Tovey) from "Voyage of the Damned" shows up at a bar where Captain Jack Harkness is drinking. The Doctor gives Jack a napkin with His name's Alonso written on it, prompting Jack to chat him up. In this bar many previous creatures are seen. These include a Raxacoricofallapatorian the Graske, Slitheen, Adipose, Hath, Judoon and a Sycorax. Additionally, there are several unnamed new species present. The song heard playing is "My Angel Put the Devil in Me" from "Daleks in Manhattan/Evolution of the Daleks".

The scene, where Jessica Hynes signs a book titled ‘A Journal of Impossible Things’ by Verity Newman, is a direct reference to the 2007 story "Human Nature/The Family of Blood", in which The Doctor, transformed into a human with no conscious memory of his past adventures, wrote elements of his life as fiction in his ‘Journal of Impossible Things’. Jessica Hynes, who previously played Joan Redfern in this earlier story also plays the part of Verity Newman. Her character is a reference to Verity Lambert and Sydney Newman. This is the second time since the show was revived in 2005 that the show has honoured the two people who are considered among the primary creators of Doctor Who. The first time this occurred was in "Human Nature/The Family of Blood", where The Doctor, under his human guise of John Smith, says his parents were named Verity and Sydney.

An unconfirmed theory as to why the TARDIS explodes during The Doctor’s regeneration is that The Doctor clearly said he never wanted to go - his last words being ‘I don't want to go’ - and so he was fighting against the regeneration.

After much fan and media speculation as to what would cause the Tenth Doctor to regenerate it was his self-sacrifice, to save Wilfred Mott, and the resultant absorbing a massive amount of energy into his body. The cause of the Fifth Doctor’s regeneration was due to him saving the life of another (in this case his companion Peri after she unintentionally contracted the fatal disease Spectrox Toxaemiain the 1984 story "The Caves of Androzani"). The Ninth Doctor also regenerated when he saved the life of his companion Rose Tyler, when she suffered the consequence of looking into the Time Vortex, in the 2005 story "Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways". The Third Doctor previously also suffered near-lethal radiation poisoning in the 1974 story "Planet of the Spiders".

The TARDIS has become an enormously popular place to regenerate. The First, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth and Tenth Doctors have all regenerated within the TARDIS, whilst the Third Doctor regenerated just outside it. The Fourth Doctor's companion, Romana regenerated inside the TARDIS as did The Master in "Utopia".

Upon his regeneration in this story the Eleventh Doctor is heard to say ‘And I'm still not ginger!’. This is a reference to the 2005 Christmas special " The Christmas Invasion" – the first story for the Tenth Doctor – where he asked Rose Tyler if his (then new) incarnation was ginger.

An exclusive preview of this story (consisting of footage from scenes 4 and 5 of the first episode from just after the opening titles) was shown during the 2009 edition of Children in Need on the 20th November 2009. It shows The Doctor arriving at the Ood Sphere after some procrastination (including marrying Queen Elizabeth I), being welcomed by Ood Sigma and observing how unnaturally quickly their settlement has been constructed (100 years). He then shares the bad dreams of the Ood elders which ends with The Doctor receiving a vision of The Master and exclaiming ‘That man is dead!.

The BBC One continuity announcement before the second episode was voiced by the David Tennant, and was the last time the Christmas indent, featuring the Tenth Doctor, was used.

Following on immediately after each episode of this story, on BBC3, were the usual behind-the-scenes chapters of Doctor Who Confidential. These being titled "Lords and Masters", for Part 1, and "Allons-y!", for Part 2. Both were presented by Anthony Head. This programme was released in full in The Complete Specials Box Set in January 2010.



First and Last

The Firsts:

 The first major appearance of The Time Lords in the revived television series and the first for 23 years - since the 1986 Sixth Doctor story "The Trial of a Time Lord".

 The first time since the shows revival in 2005, both episodes, of a multi-part story, have the same overall title.

 Matt Smith's first appearance as the Eleventh Doctor.


The Lasts (Subject to Future Stories):

 The last story of Season Thirty (New Series 4 Specials).

 David Tennant's last appearance as the Tenth Doctor.

 The last Doctor Who story written by Russell T Davies.

 Russell T Davies' last involvement in the show as Executive Producer.

 Julie Gardner's last involvement in the show as Executive Producer.

 Louise Page's last involvement in the show as Costume Designer.


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The Plot

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The Doctor with Ood Sigma
The Doctor with Ood Sigma

The Doctor, fully aware of the prophecy ‘I think your song must end soon’ given to him by Ood Sigma, travels to the Ood Sphere. There the Ood warn him of The Master's return, but this is only the start of something much larger emerging from the darkness. On Earth on Christmas Eve a cult dedicated to The Master attempts to restore The Master back to life using his ring, which fell to the ground from his funeral pyre and was then picked up. But the process is disrupted by Lucy Saxon who sacrifices herself in attempt to stop the ritual. This leaves The Master with superhuman powers but an unending hunger as his life force is draining away.

The Doctor tracks down The Master, but while chasing him across some wasteland he runs into Wilfred Mott, the grandfather of his former companion Donna Noble. Wilfred has been trying to locate The Doctor which he manages to do with the help of his friends. The Doctor then catches up with The Master again but his arch enemy subdues him with his new powers, and forces The Doctor to telepathically listen to the sound of drums in his head. The Doctor realises that the drums are not a product of The Master's insanity. But before he can discover any more, The Master is captured by elite troops working for billionaire Joshua Naismith.

The following day, Wilfred Mott receives a warning from a mysterious woman in white about needing to take up arms and so he retrieves his old service pistol. He then meets The Doctor and shows him a book given to him by Donna, authored by Joshua Naismith. This gives The Doctor a clue to The Master's location and so they both travel there in the TARDIS. At Joshua Naismith's estate, they discover Joshua Naismith has recovered an alien device. Naming it the ‘Immortality Gate’ he hopes that The Master can make it operational and give his daughter, Abigail, immortality.

The Master Reborn
The Master Reborn

The Doctor then encounters two Vinvocci aliens working undercover. They are attempting to salvage the gate which is in fact a Vinvocci medical device designed to heal populations of entire planets based on a genetic template. Before The Doctor can stop him, The Master escapes from his bonds, alters the programming of the device and jumps into the Gate. All of humanity - save Wilfred Mott, whom The Doctor has put inside an isolated chamber, and Donna, who is still part Time Lord and experiencing pains of returning memories of her travels with The Doctor - are transformed into clones of The Master. The Master names them his ‘Master Race’ as they all taunt The Doctor in his defeat.

But a long way from Earth a more terrifying event is tacking place as the president of the Time Lords, addresses a chamber full of other Time Lords, proclaiming that this day will be ‘the day the Time Lords returned’…

Wilfred Mott
Wilfred Mott

In a final strategy to survive the Time War, and escape the Time Lock that Gallifrey and the entire Time War is trapped in The President has discovered that both The Doctor and The Master remain outside the Time Lock. He devises a scheme to allow the Time Lords to link to The Master throughout time and space via a mental implant retroactivity placed inside The Master as a child - his ‘sound of drums’ and the cause of his insanity. He sends a Gallifreyian White Point Star diamond to Earth as an implicit signal to The Master and to act as an anchor outside of the Time Lock.

Back in Joshua Naismith's mansion house The Doctor and Wilfred are saved from The Master by the Vinvocci. The Doctor then uses the Vinvocci’s teleport device to transport them all to the Vinvocci’s spaceship that is orbiting the Earth. The Doctor immediately disables the spaceships power systems so it can’t be detected by The Master. Back on Earth the Gallifreyian diamond, which has fallen from the sky in a meteorite, is recovered by The Master. He then sends a broadcast to The Doctor, who immediately realises that the Time Lords are returning. This forces The Doctor to return to Earth and to try and reason with The Master. The Doctor though is to late as the Council of Time Lords have already arrived. Their intention is to end time itself and ascend to another plane of consciousness and so killing everything throughout time in the process. The Master though intends to use the Immortality Gate to seize control of the Council of Time Lords as he had humanity. However, his bragging gives the Time Lord President the opportunity to counter the effects before he can act, returning humanity to normal but also beginning the materialisation of Gallifrey near Earth.

This leaves The Doctor with a dilemma. He either needs to shoot The Master, to break the link and return the Time Lords to Gallifrey, or kill the President and so take control of the Time Lords. Instead, The Doctor uses Wilfred’s gun to shatter the diamond being used to maintain the link, breaking it and prompting the President to try and kill The Doctor. However, The Master, having realised his plan has failed and that he had been used by the Time Lords, intervenes and attacks the President in an act of revenge. There is a blinding flash and the Time Lords disappear along with The Master and Gallifrey.

Lord President of the Time Lords
Lord President of the Time Lords

Having averted disaster The Doctor thinks he has managed to cheat death and to prevent the prophecy from coming true. But he enjoys only a brief moment of relief before he hears four knocks, the sound which anoher prophecy states will precede his death. He turns around to find Wilfred trapped in a chamber connected to the Gate which will soon become lethal. He therefore sacrifices himself so that Wilfred can live. The Doctor, now trapped in the chamber suffers a massive level of radiation poisoning. Suddenly the power is cut off releasing The Doctor. But the damage has already been done as the effects on his body start to show that his regeneration has started.

After taking Wilfred home, and before he fully regenerates, The Doctor uses his TARDIS to travel to where his past companions are. He helps Martha Jones and Mickey Smith (now married) to defeat a Sontaran that is about to shoot at Martha. He prevents Luke Smith, Sarah Jane Smith’s adopted son, from being run over by a speeding car. He helps Captain Jack Harkness, to find companionship with Midshipman Frame, and he has a book signed by the great granddaughter of Joan Redfern who, in the 1930's, he fell in love with when he was transformed into a human. He then arrives at Donna’s wedding and hands over to Wilfred a lottery ticket as a wedding gift for Donna. He then arrives at the Powell Estate and gets to meet Rose Tyler. But Rose does not recognise The Doctor as he has travelled back to January 2005 - a time before she joined him the TARDIS.

After watching her depart he heads back to the TARDIS but he collapses just short of reaching his time machine. Ood Sigma then appears and tells The Doctor that the entire Universe will sing him to his sleep. Pushed on by this, The Doctor manages to reach, and enter, the TARDIS which he sets in motion. The Doctor then completes his regeneration in an explosive manner.

As the TARDIS windows shatter and the Console Room bursts into flames The Doctor changes. With the TARDIS falling apart around him, the newly regenerated Doctor quickly inspects his new body. Gleefully he clings to the console as the TARDIS plummets back to Earth.

 
The Master Race
The Master Race
Return of The Time Lords
Return of The Time Lords
The Master Strikes Back
The Master Strikes Back
Donna Remembers
Donna Remembers
 
The Time Lords
The Time Lords
Rose Tyler
Rose Tyler
Regeneration
Regeneration
The Eleventh Doctor
The Eleventh Doctor




Quote of the Story


 'And so it came to pass, on Christmas day, that the human race did cease to exist... but even then, the Master had no concept of his greater role in events, for this was far more than humanity's end. This day was the day upon which the whole of creation would change forever. This was the day, the Time Lords returned... For Gallifrey, for victory, for THE END OF TIME ITSELF!'

The Narrator



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Release Information

FormatTitleRelease Date (UK)Code NumberCover ArtRemarks
Video
DVD
The Water's of Mars and The End of TimeJanuary 2010BBCDVD 3105Photo-montageDVD boxed set containing both stories
Video
DVD
The Complete Specials Box SetJanuary 2010BBCDVD 3104Photo-montageDVD boxed set containing all 4 stories
Video
Blu-Ray
The Complete Specials Box SetJanuary 2010BBCBD 0053Photo-montageBlu-Ray boxed set containing all 4 stories
Audio
CD
Original Television Soundtrack - Series 4 SpecialsOctober 2010Photo-montageMusic by Murray Gold
Video
DVD
The End of TimeJune 2013BBCDVD 3801Photo-montagePart of the "Regeneration" Box Set
Video
DVD
The End of TimeSeptember 2013BBCDVD 3814Photo-montagePart of "The Monster Collection - The Master" boxset
Video
Blu-Ray
The Complete Series 1-7 Box Set (Limited Edition)December 2013BBCBD 0242Photo-montageLimited Edition Blu-Ray boxed set containing all Series 1-7 stories at full 1080p high definition
Audio
CD
The 50th Anniversary CollectionDecember 2013Photo-montageOriginal Television Soundtracks
Video
DVD
The Complete Specials (2014 Re-release)August 2014BBCDVD 3972Photo-montageBoxed set containing all 4 stories
Video
DVD
The Complete David Tennant Years Box SetNovember 2014BBCDVD 4000Photo-montageBoxed set containing all 37 stories on 26 Discs
Video
DVD
The Christmas Specials Box Set (Limited Edition)October 2015BBCDVD 4059Photo-montageBoxed set containing 10 Christmas stories
Video
Blu-Ray
The Christmas Specials Box Set (Limited Edition)October 2015BBCBD 0314Photo-montageBlu-Ray boxed set containing 10 Christmas stories
Video
Blu-Ray
The Complete Fourth Series (Specials) Box Set (Limited Edition Steelbook)September 2019Photo-montageLimited Edition Blu-Ray Steelbook boxed set containing 4 stories


In Print

No Book Release
Doctor Who Magazine - PreviewIssue 416 (Released: January 2010)
Doctor Who Magazine - ReviewIssue 418 (Released: March 2010)
Doctor Who Magazine - Time TeamIssue 495 (Released: February 2016)
Doctor Who DVD FilesVolume 56 (Released: February 2011)

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Blu-Ray Box Set
Blu-Ray Box Set

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Original Television Soundtrack Cover
Original Television Soundtrack Cover

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DVD Box Set

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The Monster Collection - The Master Cover
The Monster Collection - The Master Cover

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Complete Series 1-7 Ltd Edition Blu-Ray Box Set
Complete Series 1-7 Ltd Edition Blu-Ray Box Set

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The 50th Anniversary Collection Cover
The 50th Anniversary Collection Cover

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Complete Specials DVD Box Set<BR>(2014 Re-release)
Complete Specials DVD Box Set
(2014 Re-release)

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Complete David Tennant Years DVD Box Set
Complete David Tennant Years DVD Box Set

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VIDEO
DVD Christmas Stories Box Set
DVD Christmas Stories Box Set

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Blu-Ray Christmas Stories Box Set
Blu-Ray Christmas Stories Box Set

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VIDEO
   
Complete Series Blu-Ray Limited Edition Steelbook Box Set
Complete Series Blu-Ray Limited Edition Steelbook Box Set

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Doctor Who Magazine - Preview: Issue 416
Doctor Who Magazine - Preview: Issue 416

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Doctor Who Magazine - Review: Issue 418
Doctor Who Magazine - Review: Issue 418

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Doctor Who Magazine - Time Team: Issue 495
Doctor Who Magazine - Time Team: Issue 495

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Doctor Who DVD Files: Volume 56
Doctor Who DVD Files: Volume 56

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