Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Doctor Who New Years Day Special

Following the premiere of Doctor Who‘s first ever New Years Day episode yesterday, the BBC has released two new featurettes for the special going behind-the-scenes of the event episode. The first video includes interviews by the cast and crew talking about how the action scenes and special effects were created, while the second one gives highlight to creation of the episode’s new Dalek. Check out the videos below!

The New Year’s Special revolved around an ancient evil that’s been buried on Earth since the 9th century, and when it’s unleashed, it’ll stop at nothing to take over the planet. The episode was directed by Wayne Yip (Preacher) from Christ Chibnall’s script.

For Season 11, the new Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, was joined by an all-new cast of characters in the series, including Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill. Also joining the series in a returning role is Sharon D Clarke. Chris Chibnall takes over as head writer and executive producer from Steven Moffat for the series, which is set to return in the fall of 2018 with ten brand new episodes.

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The series began broadcasting on BBC America in 2005, follows the Doctor, an alien from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, and is created by Sydney Newman (The Avengers), and Executive Produced by Russell T. Davies (Torchwood), Julie Gardner (Torchwood), Steven Moffat (Sherlock), Phil Collinson (Coronation Street), Piers Wenger (How I Live Now), Beth Willis, Brian Minchin (Wizards vs. Aliens), Caroline Skinner (Our Girl), and Mal Young (Desperate Scousewives).


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