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Synopsis


Ending The Time War
Ending The Time War
 The Doctor embarks on his greatest adventure in this the Fiftieth Anniversary Special.

 In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London’s National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion.

 Zygons, Daleks, two Doctors and The War Doctor all have their part to play in this adventure that will re-unite all incarnations of The Doctor.

 All of reality is at stake as The Doctor’s own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.



General Information

Season: Thirty Three (New Series 7) Specials
Production Code: 7-15
Story Number: 240 (New Series: 84)
Episode Number:799 (New Series: 103)
Number of Episodes: 1
Percentage of Episodes Held:100%
Production Dates:
Broadcast Date: 23 November 2013
Colour Status: HD Colour
Studio: BBC Wales (Roath Lock Studios, Cardiff)
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Writer:Steven Moffat
Director:Nick Hurran
Producer:Marcus Wilson
Executive Producers:Faith Penhale and Steven Moffat
Assistant Directors:Gareth Jones and Louisa Cavell
Script Supervisor:Steve Walker
Script Editor:Richard Cookson
Editors:Liana Del Giudice and Katrina Aust (Assistant)
Production Executive:Julie Scott
Production Manager:Phillipa Cole
Production Assistant:Katie Player
Post Production Supervisor:Nerys Davies
Production Designer:Michael Pickwoad
Director of Photography:Neville Kidd
Casting Director:Andy Pryor CDG
Line Producer:Des Hughes
Costume Designer:Howard Burden
Make-Up Designer:Lin Davie
Cameramen:Cai Thompson (Assistant), Chris Johnson (Assistant), Meg De Koning (Assistant) and Joe Russell (Operator)
Incidental Music:Murray Gold
Special Sounds (SFX Editor):Paul Jefferies
Sound Recordist:Deian Llyr Humphreys
Visual Effects:BBC Wales Visual Effects and Milk
Special Effects:Real SFX
Prosthetics:Millennium FX
Stunt Co-ordinators:Crispin Layfield, Gordon Seed and Jo McLaren
Stunt Performers:Anabel Canaven, Christian Knight, Dani Biernat, David Newton, Ian Van Temperley, Kim McGarrity, Rob Hunt and Tracey Caudie
Title Sequence:Frame Store
Title Music:Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Arranged by Murray Gold
Introductory Title Music Arranged By: Delia Derbyshire
Daleks Created By: Terry Nation
Zygons Created By: Robert Banks Stewart
The Cybermen Created By: Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis
Music Performed By: The BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Music Conducted and Orchestrated By: Ben Foster
Music Mixed By: Jake Jackson
Music Recorded By: Gerry O'Riordan
Number of Doctors: 2
The Doctors: Matt Smith (The Eleventh Doctor) and David Tennant (The Tenth Doctor) (Returns)
Number of Companions: 1The Companion: Jenna-Louise Coleman (Clara Oswald) Guest Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Paul McGann, Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker, Peter Davison, Tom Baker, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell (The Doctor), John Hurt (The War Doctor), Billie Piper (Rose Tyler), Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Tom Baker (The Curator - Uncredited), Peter Capaldi (The Doctor - Uncredited) Additional Cast: Tristan Beint (Tom), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), Chris Finch (Time Lord Soldier), Peter de Jersey (Androgar), Ken Bones (The General), Philip Buck (Arcadia Father), Sophie Morgan-Price (Time Lord), Joanna Page (Elizabeth I), Orlando James (Lord Bentham), Jonjo O'Neill (McGilliop), Tom Keller (Atkins), Aidan Cook (Zygon), Paul Kasey (Zygon), Nicholas Briggs (Voice of the Daleks & Zygons), Barnaby Edwards (Dalek 1), Nicholas Pegg (Dalek 2), John Guilor (Voice Over Artist)Setting: London (21st century); England (1562) and Gallifrey (The Time War) Villains: Daleks and Zygons

The Episodes

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799The Day of The Doctor23 November 201376'26"12.8Yes

Total Duration 1 Hour 16 Minutes


Audience Appreciation

Average Viewers (Millions) 12.8
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2014)92.06%  (Position = 1 out of 241)


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Notes

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"The Day of The Doctor" is the Fiftieth Anniversary Special and stars, alongside Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman; David Tennant, Billie Piper, screen legend John Hurt and Joanna Page. Also appearing (but uncredited) are Tom Baker (The Fourth Doctor) and Peter Capaldi (The Twelfth Doctor).

This story was written by Steven Moffat; directed by Nick Hurran ("Asylum of the Daleks" and "The Angels Take Manhattan") and the Executive Producers were Steven Moffat and BBC Wales' Head of Drama, Faith Penhale.

This story has been described by series producer Marcus Wilson as a 'love letter to the fans' and by the controller of BBC One, Danny Cohen, as an 'event drama'.

At an official press launch Matt Smith is reported as saying, of his first experience of the script, 'I read it and I clapped at the end. I think it's hilarious, it's epic and it's vast. It manages to pay homage to everything - and look forward'.

This special features the return of the Daleks as well as the return, after a wait of 38 years, the Zygons. Aside from flashbacks these malevolent shape-shifting aliens have only appeared once before, threatening Earth in the 1975 Fourth Doctor story "Terror of the Zygons".

Despite the fact that the Zygons have had just one previous television appearance they remain a popular enemy and in the 2010 story "The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang", they were amongst the massed aliens said to be gathering above Stonehenge. Later, in "The Power of Three", we learnt that the Zygons had one of their ships under the Savoy Hotel in 1890 and apparently replaced half the staff with imposters! Appart from their one and only appearance they have appeared in books and audio stories.

Although David Tennant returned to his role of the Tenth Doctor, previous incarnations of The Doctors did not take part. The Seventh Doctor, Sylvester McCoy confirmed that they had not heard anything about taking part. He added that he thought the old Doctors should feature in the special, since 'the fans are desperate for it. All of us want to do it, just for the fans - because that's what they want. But we've heard nothing. Tom Baker's heard nothing, Colin Baker, Peter Davison, Paul McGann... none of us have heard anything'.

The BBC did confirm that one other old Doctor, Christopher Eccleston, who played the Ninth Doctor, was initially approached to reprise his role but after careful thought he decided not to be in the story.

Steven Moffat, told the US magazine Entertainment Weekly, 'It is important you don't turn it into a fanfest. We can't make this all about looking backwards. It's actually got to be the start of a new story'.

Also appearing in this story is Billie Piper playing the part of an interface for a device called The Moment, a Gallifreyan super weapon. This Interface is in the guise of former companion Rose Tyler. Billie Piper is though credited as playing the part of Rose Tyler.

Billie Piper has not portrayed the part of Rose Tyler as a regular companion since the 2006 Tenth Doctor story "Army of Ghosts/Doomsday", although she reprised her role in various stories in Season Thirty (New Series 4) and she appeared briefly in the 2009/2010 story "The End of Time".

Jenna Louise Coleman plays companion Clara Oswald. This is the first time she is credited on the show simply as Jenna Coleman, dropping the Louise part of her name seen in previous stories.

John Hurt plays the part of the War Doctor, a 'forgotten' past incarnation of The Doctor, that exists between The Doctor's Eighth and Ninth incarnations; he was regenerated from the Eighth Doctor to be more suited to fight in the Time War as revealed in the prequel ("The Night of The Doctor"). He was introduced to the show at the end of the Season Thirty Three (New Series 7) finale "The Name of The Doctor".

Despite being referred to as the ‘War Doctor’ the BBC iPlayer notes credited John Hurt's character as 'the Other Doctor'.

Gavin & Stacey and The Syndicatestar Jemma Redgrave previously appeared in the 2012 story "The Power of Three" playing the part of Kate Stewart, daughter of the legendary Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart (aka The Brigadier). The part of Kate Stewart was originally played by Beverley Cressman in the direct-to-video spin-offs, "Downtime" and "Dæmos Rising".

The part of Queen Elizabeth I is played by Joanna Page. Joanna Page is the third actress to play the part of Queen Elizabeth I on Doctor Who, following Vivienne Bennet ("The Chase") and Angela Pleasence ("The Shakespeare Code").

Also appearing is Ingrid Oliver (Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging, Watson & Oliver and Biffovision) playing the part of Osgood.

Once again Nicholas Briggs provides the voice of the Daleks. He also provides the voice of the Zygons.

Excluding flashbacks and archived footage David Tennant has not appeared in the show since his final regular appearance as the Tenth Doctor in the 2009/2010 story "The End of Time".

William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston and Peter Capaldi all appear in the special as their respective Doctors, mainly through the use of archive footage and voice doubles. Only Peter Capaldi was filmed specifically for the special, in his first official (though uncredited) appearance as the Twelfth Doctor. John Guilor provided the voice of the First Doctor.

At the end of this story Tom Baker (who is better known for playing the Fourth Doctor between 1974 and 1981) is seen playing an enigmatic character known as The Curator. However, the end credits only credit Tom Baker as The Doctor and it is left ambiguous as to whether or not The Curator is a future incarnation of The Doctor.

This story also included the surprise debut of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor.

Christopher Eccleston decided against returning for the regeneration, just as Colin Baker previously did for "Time and The Rani". A hint of the actor's face - primarily his eyes - are inserted digitally into the sequence.

This story opens with a title sequence that is very similar to that used in the very first story and a theme arrangement used during the First Doctor's era. The title sequence was though modified slightly to include the BBC logo and was slightly shortened.

This story's first few seconds are in black and white, just like the first episode of the 1985 story "The Two Doctors" - the previous full length televised multi-Doctor story.

This story contains a number of references to previous stories. Echoing the opening of the very first story, "An Unearthly Child", a policeman is shown walking past the sign for I.M. Foreman, the scrap merchant in whose yard the TARDIS was located. Coal Hill School was The Doctor's granddaughter Susan's school when they were on Earth in 1963, also featured in both the original story and the 1988 Fifth Doctor story "Remembrance of the Daleks".

A sign outside the school shows that Ian Chesterton (formerly one of the First Doctor's original three companions and a science teacher at the school) is chairman of the school's Board of Governors. This sign also shows that a W. Coburn is the headmaster.

As Clara leaves the school a clock can be seen to display the time as 17:16, the broadcast time of "An Unearthly Child" - the very first Doctor Who story.

The Eleventh Doctor gets to wear a fez again. His fixation with fezzes began in the 2010 story "The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang" and it reappeared in the 2010 Christmas special story "A Christmas Carol" and then again in the 2011 story "The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon" and the 2013 story "The Bells of Saint John".

This story re-wrote the backstory on Doctor Who, as rather than destroying Gallifrey, The Doctors were able to save it instead.

The Moment device was originally mentioned in "The End of Time", but not explored in depth. Here, it takes the form of Bad Wolf, a seemingly omnipotent being created by Rose Tyler when she absorbed the Time Vortex in the 2005 Ninth Doctor story "Bad Wolf/The Parting of the Ways".

The Tenth Doctor's wedding with Elizabeth I is shown and the Eleventh Doctor makes references to the Tenth Doctor's and Elizabeth I's sexual relations (see "The Shakespeare Code", "The End of Time", "The Beast Below", "Amy's Choice" and "The Wedding of River Song"). Presumably, the fact he indicates no intention of returning to his new wife is what results in her antagonism towards him when they meet in "The Shakespeare Code".

The Eleventh Doctor refers to his fate on Trenzalore (see "The Wedding of River Song and "The Name of The Doctor").

The Tenth Doctor, upon hearing of Trenzalore, says they need to take a different direction and that 'I don't want to go'. The Eleventh Doctor then commented to Clara that 'He always says that'. These were the last words the Tenth Doctor said before his regeneration in "The End of Time". The Tenth Doctor also mentioned the Fall of Arcadia in "Doomsday".

The Doctor's age once gain is mentioned. While confronting a rabbit in Elizabethan England, which he briefly believes to be a Zygon in disguise, the Tenth Doctor says that he is 904 years old.

When asked how old he is by the War Doctor, the Eleventh Doctor says that he doesn't know and has lost track, settling on 'Twelve hundred and something, I think, unless I'm lying'. He goes on to say that he is so old he couldn't remember if he was lying about his age.

The TARDIS has landed in Trafalgar Square once before, in the 1966 story "The Daleks' Master Plan", (in the episode titled "Volcano").

A motorbike was previously ridden into the TARDIS in the 1996 television film "Doctor Who: The Movie". The Tenth Doctor was also seen riding a moped out of the TARDIS in the 2006 story "The Idiot's Lantern".

It is revealed that the Zygon's homeworld was destroyed during the first part of the Last Great Time War.

The Tenth Doctor uses a machine to track down the Zygon. It is similar to the timey-wimey detector that he used in the 2007 story "Blink". This one though is designed to detect shapeshifters.

The Tenth Doctor previously encountered the Zygons in the Lake District in September 1909 in the BBC Books' Tenth Doctor novel "Sting of the Zygons". The Eleventh Doctor encountered them when he took Amy Pond and Rory Williams on an anniversary trip to the Savoy Hotel in 1890 ("The Power of Three").

Since the Zygons are shapeshifting creatures, it could be said that, apart from Aiden Cook and Paul Kasey, Jemma Redgrave, Joanna Page, Ingrid Oliver and Jonjo O'Neil are also portraying them.

This is the first on-screen appearance of the Daleks not to feature those of the New Dalek Paradigm in the Steven Moffat era.

The War Doctor gripes at his future incarnations for brandishing their Sonic Screwdrivers as if they were water pistols. The Tenth Doctor actually used a water pistol against the Pyroviles in the 2008 story "The Fires of Pompeii".

When surrounded by Queen Elizabeth I's soldiers, the War Doctor asks the Tenth Doctor and the Eleventh Doctor if they were going to 'assemble a cabinet at them>'. The phrase 'build a cabinet' was previously used by River Song in relation to the sonic screwdriver ("The Impossible Astronaut/Day of the Moon"), and the statement 'build some shelves' was similarly used by Captain Jack Harkness in the 2009 story "The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances". Ironically the three Doctors later used their screwdrivers offensively to blast a Dalek back with a force field, destroying it.

While The Doctor is entranced by a fez, the painting that Clara stops to admire in the Under Gallery shows the latest variant of the Cybermen that was first seen in "Nightmare in Silver".

The Eleventh Doctor calls to Clara through a wormhole, referring to her as the 'Wicked Witch of the Well'. Hila Tacorien was previously referred to by this name, in the 2013 story "Hide", due to the wormhole in Caliburn House.

The UNIT dating controversy, regarding whether the Third Doctor era stories took place in the 1970s or 1980s, is referenced in dialogue by Kate Stewart, when she is heard asking for one of her fathers files and says it may be filed under 'the '70s or '80s depending on the dating protocol used'.

Kate's father, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, a central character in the Third Doctor's era, originally appearing in the 1968 Second Doctor story "The Invasion" and making his last appearance in the 1989 Seventh Doctor story "Battefield", is also referenced. An image of The Brigadier is seen alongside images of various companions of The Doctor.

The Black Archive of UNIT is visited (see The Sarah Jane Adventures story "Enemy of the Bane" and the comic strip "Don't Step on the Grass").


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First and Last

The Firsts:

 The first appearance of the Twelth Doctor as played by Peter Capaldi.

 The first time Jenna Louise Coleman is just credited as Jenna Coleman.

 The first appearance of Billie Piper (as Rose Tyler) since she appeared briefly in the 2009/2010 story "The End of Time".

 The first time all The Doctors of all previous and current regenerations come together.

 BBC Wales VFX's first involvement in the show providing the visual effects.

 Milk's first involvement in the show providing the visual effects.

 The first appearance of a Zygon, in the revived television series, and for 38 years - since the 1975 Fourth Doctor story "Terror of the Zygons".

 The first appearance of the Daleks not to feature those of the New Dalek Paradigm in the Steven Moffat era.


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The Plot

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The Day of The Doctor

Coal Hill School
Coal Hill School

On a London street outside Coal Hill School a policeman walks past a sign advertising a scrap merchant named I. M. Foreman. Inside the school Clara Oswald, who is in the middle of giving a lesson, receives a message from the Eleventh Doctor. Using a motorbike she returns to the TARDIS just before it is airlifted, by a helicopter, to Trafalgar Square.

There The Doctor and Clara are met by Kate Stewart, the head of UNIT. She takes them into the National Gallery where they discover the preserved instructions from Queen Elizabeth I of England (revealed to have been married to The Doctor). The Doctor reads the instructions which appoint him as the Curator of the Under-Gallery, where items that are considered to be a danger to England are locked away, and request that he be summoned should a disturbance occur within its walls.

The Doctor and Clara are also shown a 3D painting as proof that the Queen's instructions are genuine. The Doctor recognises the painting which depicts the fall of Arcadia on the last day of the Time War. It is a slice of frozen time, a form of Time Lord art. Kate Stewart tells The Doctor that there is some controversy over the work's name. It is either named ‘No More’ or ‘Gallifrey Falls’. The Doctor though is visibly disturbed by the painting. As his old memories awaken, he shares with Clara his darkest secret: the life he has tried to bury for years. There was a past incarnation of The Doctor - who bridges the gap between the Eighth Doctor and the Ninth Doctor - that fought in the Time War, and made the ultimate decision to eliminate the Daleks. And the Time Lords.

Clara and The Doctor
Clara and The Doctor

In the midst of the Time War the War Doctor, on witnessing Gallifrey falling to a Dalek invasion, decides to trigger a weapon of mass destruction called 'The Moment', which is described as a 'Galaxy Eater'. If used it would destroy both races completely. The weapon is sentient - it appears in the form of future assistant Rose Tyler (companion of the Ninth Doctor and the Tenth Doctors). He explains to her that the suffering of the universe is too great and that he must end it. However, she challenges his words and actions, guiding him towards his future as by destroying the Daleks he will also murder his own people. As to how many children on Gallifrey will die, he has no idea. She then opens a window in time, to show him the man he will become.

Meanwhile in Elizabethan England, in the year 1562, the Tenth Doctor and a young Elizabeth I find themselves under threat from the Zygons. While sharing a picnic on a hill the Tenth Doctor, after he proposes marriage which she joyfully accepts, accuses her of being a shape shifting Zygon. However, it turns out that the Zygon has not disguised itself as the Queen but her horse. As they run for their lives they become separated in the woods. It is there that Elizabeth I is accosted by the Zygon. The Tenth Doctor is eventually reunited with Elizabeth I but a doppelganger of her appears, and he is unable to tell who is who. Suddenly a time fissure appears, and a fez falls through, shocking the Tenth Doctor.

The Painting
The Painting

Back on Earth Kate Stewart takes the Eleventh Doctor and Clara to the Under-Gallery. The Doctor notices that the floor is covered in stone dust, and asks Osgood to analyze it. As they walk through the gallery The Doctor spots a fez and immediately dons it, much to the bemusement of Clara. Kate Stewart then shows them more 3D paintings, all landscapes, with the glass covering the floor. The Doctor notes that the glass has been shattered from the inside. Kate Stewart also reveals that they all contained figures, which are now missing. Suddenly, a time fissure opens. The Doctor suddenly recalls seeing the fissure before and that he also witnessed a fez falling through it The fez he was now wearing. Recalling this event while in his previous incarnation he throws the fez into the fissure before following after it.

The Eleventh Doctor finds himself in the wood with the Tenth Doctor. The time fissure starts to increase in intensity and after ordering the two Queens to run away the Eleventh shouts through the time fissure to Clara in 2013 - Hypothesizing that the fissure can go both ways, he tosses his fez in. But instead of arriving in 2013 the time fissure takes the fez to the War Doctor who picks up the fez and steps into the fissure.

Back in 1562, the two Doctors try to reverse the polarity of the time fissure, but the War Doctor falls through, landing in front of his future selves. Suddenly, they are surrounded by the Queen's soldiers. They are threatened by them, but Clara's voice coming from the fissure, allows The Doctors to convince them that she is 'Wicked Witch of the Well'. The Queen returns to the group and has all three Doctors arrested and looked up in the Tower of London. There the Eleventh Doctor communicates to Clara the code to activate a vortex manipulator, that was previously owned by Captain Jack Harkness and donated to UNIT following one of his deaths, that is located in the UNIT's vaults, so allowing her to travel to the past.

The Message
The Message

Seeming unable to escape their prison The Moment encourages the War Doctor to form a plan to create an isolated sonic shift in the door molecules in order to disintegrate it, but the Tenth Doctor rejects the idea, saying it would take centuries to calculate necessary formula. However, they soon realise that if the War Doctor scans the door and implants it as a permanent subroutine in his sonic screwdriver, it will take 400 years to calculate the formula necessary to disintegrate the door, meaning that the Eleventh Doctor's screwdriver, being essentially the same as the ones before it, has the completed calculation ready for them to use.

The Doctor's congratulate themselves on their cleverness just as Clara pushes open the door, which had been unlocked the entire time. A Zygon, disguised as the Queen, then comes in and they are then taken down to the Zygons' lair where they discover that the Zygons intend to invade a future Earth in 2013 in order to establish a new home-world. To escape the primitive time period they are trapped in they are translating themselves into stasis cubes, which are the Time Lord's three-dimensional paintings stored in the Under-Gallery.

After it is revealed that what they thought was the Zygon Commander, disguised as Queen Elizabeth, is in fact the real Queen all three Doctors and Clara use the stasis cubes to arrive back at UNIT in the same way as the Zygons. In the Black Archive the Zygons have revealed themselves having become doppelgangers of members of UNIT. Kate Stewart confronts her doppelganger and activates a nuclear warhead in order to protect the planet. To stop the stalemate this has created the Eleventh Doctor triggers a memory eraser, causing the humans and Zygons to forget which of them is human and which are merely shape-shifting Zygons in a human appearance, so forcing them to discuss peace rather than detonating the nuclear warhead.

Queen Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth I

With the Zygon crisis averted Clara speaks to the War Doctor and discovers that he has not used The Moment yet to stop the Dalek's attack of Gallifrey. She explains to him that her Doctor always talked about the day he wiped out the Time Lords and that he would do anything to take it back. But the War Doctor remains convinced that his actions will save billions of lives in the future if he proceeds with his intention of detonating the Galaxy Eater. The Tenth and Eleventh Doctors appear with the intention of detonating the device alongside him so that he doesn't have to do it alone.

However, Clara convinces the Eleventh Doctor to ‘be a Doctor so allowing a brilliant new idea to dawn on The Doctors. Subsequently, with advice from The Moment, they summon all of The Doctor's incarnations (including a not-yet-shown future incarnation) who, working together, manage to freeze Gallifrey in a moment in time and send it to an unknown location. This just leaves the attacking Daleks to exterminate themselves in their own crossfire so giving the impression that the two races destroyed each other.

Back in the National Gallery the three Doctors muse on the ambiguity of whether their plan succeeded. The mysterious painting however remains an enigma to them as it is another thing lost to time. After the War Doctor expresses his approval of the incarnations he will become both he and the Tenth Doctor depart in their respective TARDISes. However, as the War Doctor pilots his TARDIS away he is seen to regenerate, echoing the First Doctor by saying that his body is ‘wearing a bit thin’. Due to the disruption of time streams, the War Doctor and the Tenth Doctor will not remember the War Doctor saving Gallifrey. Instead both will remember him as destroying it.

The Eleventh Doctor then meets the mysterious curator of the museum and is told that the painting of the Last Day of the Time War is neither called ‘No More’ or ‘Gallifrey Falls’, but the singular ‘Gallifrey Falls No More’ – hinting that Gallifrey was indeed saved. He informs the Eleventh Doctor that he has a mission to find Gallifrey and return it to the universe.

 
A Zygon
A Zygon
Two Doctors
Two Doctors
The War Doctor on a Mission
The War Doctor on a Mission
Rose Tyler/Bad Wolf
Rose Tyler/Bad Wolf
 
The War Doctor
The War Doctor
Doctors United
Doctors United
The Curator
The Curator
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Twelve Doctors




Quote of the Story


 'I've been running all my lives... through time and space. Every second of every minute of every day for over nine hundred years. I fought for peace in a universe at war. Now the time has come to face the choices I made in the name of the Doctor. Our future depends on one single moment of one impossible day. The day I've been running from all my life. The day of the Doctor.'

The Eleventh Doctor



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Release Information

FormatTitleRelease Date (UK)Code NumberCover ArtRemarks
Video
DVD
The Day of The DoctorDecember 2013BBCDVD 3869Photo-montage
Video
Blu-Ray
The Day of The DoctorDecember 2013BBC3DBD 0248Photo-montage3D Blu-Ray
Video
DVD
50th Anniversary Collector's Edition Box SetSeptember 2014BBCDVD 3933Photo-montagePart of the "50th Anniversary Collector's Edition" DVD Limited Edition box set along with "The Name of The Doctor" and "The Time of The Doctor"
Video
Blu-Ray
50th Anniversary Collector's Edition Box SetSeptember 2014BBCBD 0271Photo-montagePart of the "50th Anniversary Collector's Edition" Blu-Ray Limited Edition box set along with "The Name of The Doctor" and "The Time of The Doctor"
Audio
CD
The Day of The Doctor & The Time of The Doctor Original Television SoundtrackNovember 2014Photo-montageMusic by Murray Gold


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FormatTitleRelease Date (UK)PublisherAuthorCover ArtRemarks
Novel
Novel
The Day of The DoctorApril 2018BBC BooksSteven MoffatTarget Collection. ISBN: 978-1-78594-329-4
CD
CD
The Day of The DoctorJune 2018BBC BooksSteven MoffatPhoto-montageAudio version of the BBC Books Target Novel read by Nicholas Briggs.
Doctor Who Magazine - PreviewIssue 467 (Released: November 2013)
Doctor Who Magazine - ReviewIssue 468 (Released: January 2014)
Doctor Who Magazine - The Fact of FictionIssue 500 (Released: July 2016)

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