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BBC Proms: Extended Version on Red Button

January 11, 2009

The extended version of the first Doctor Who Prom, which was recorded in July can now be seen on a loop on the BBC Red Button for UK digital viewers. A cut down version of the prom was broadcast on new years day, the previous version did not show doctor who un-related music, the appearance of Camille Coduri and Noel Clarke or the performance of Song For Ten. The extended prom can also be seen on the bbc doctor who website from tomorrow for a limited time.

The Next Doctor Synopsis and The Doctor Who Prom details

November 24, 2008

The synopsis for the 2008 christmas special has now been released by the BBC Press Office, details have also been announced that the Doctor Who Prom filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in July is also to be shown over the festive season.

Doctor Who – The Next Doctor
It’s Christmas Eve in 1851 and Cybermen stalk the snow of Victorian London, in this special Christmas edition of Russell T Davies’s Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama.

When the Doctor arrives and starts to investigate a spate of mysterious deaths, he’s surprised to meet another Doctor, and soon the two must combine forces to defeat the ruthless Miss Hartigan. But are two Doctors enough to stop the rise of the CyberKing?
David Tennant stars as The Doctor, David Morrissey as The Doctor and Dervla Kirwan as Miss Hartigan. This episode also features Velile Tshabalala as Rosita.

The Doctor Who Prom
BBC One offers viewers the chance this Christmas to see highlights from the first Doctor Who Prom – one of the hottest tickets of the summer. Hosted by Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones) and with a surprise guest appearance by Catherine Tate (Donna Noble), this programme, filmed at the BBC Proms in July, is a musical odyssey through time and space.

With the Tardis on stage at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the programme takes viewers on a journey through four series of the Doctor’s adventures, and features the music that accompanied them – Murray Gold’s celebrated music for the television series. Performed by the BBC Philharmonic and London Philharmonic Chorus, under the baton of Ben Foster, the music is accompanied by specially edited film sequences from the series.
One of today’s featured highlights provides viewers with a chance to see the scene that was specially filmed for the BBC Proms. Music Of The Spheres, written by Russell T Davies and starring David Tennant – not to mention a mischievous Graske – left the audience spellbound and there is lots of audience interaction and laughter. The concert also brought the audience face to face with some of the Doctor’s most fearsome adversaries – a host of monsters and aliens, including the Doctor’s oldest enemies, the Cybermen, Davros and the Daleks.
Music featured in this Doctor Who Prom includes All The Strange, Strange Creatures; The Doctor Forever; Rose; Martha v The Master; The Daleks And Davros; Donna; Girl In The Fireplace; Astrid; This Is Galifrey; Doctor’s Theme/Song Of Freedom; Doomsday; and Doctor Who Theme.
Doctor Who At The Proms is simulcast on BBC HD – the BBC’s High Definition channel available through Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media. With up to five times more detail than standard definition television, HD provides exceptionally vivid colours and crisp pictures to make Doctor Who At The Proms a truly cinematic TV experience.

No broadcast times have been announced for either programme and no broadcast date has been announced for the prom. More details as they come.
and finally here is the 2 minute that was shown on children in need on the 14th Novemer

BBC Proms: Images

July 29, 2008

Thanks to the Daily Mail Online and other sources the first images of the Doctor Who Prom have been released. The images include Freema Ageyman, Catherine Tate, Daleks, Davros and more, the images can be seen by clicking on the thumbnails below.
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BBC Proms: Music of the Spheres

July 27, 2008

Music of the Spheres. the specially recored episode of Doctor Who, was shown at the Doctor Who Prom today at around 11.40am, the episode was also uploaded on the official website during the interval.
The episode can be seen here, or below

screencaps from the episode can be seen here on the doctor who site here

Proms: Special Clip to be shown on website

July 25, 2008

The official BBC Doctor Who website has stated that around 11.40am on Sunday they will be able to have the Proms Cutaway episode online for a short while, so make sure you are on the website around that time. The Doctor Who prom will be broadcast on Radio 3 on sunday at 11.00am and can be listened on the BBCi Player for seven days after the prom. More information about the prom can be found here.

Proms: First Image of "Friend"

July 24, 2008

The first image of the upcoming prom’s cutaway has been released in DWM #398. The image shows David Tennant as the Doctor with a Graske (highlight to reveal) inside the TARDIS. Russell T Davies said in DWM “With Jimmy Vee (highlight to reveal) returning as the mischievous Graske (highlight to reveal), there’s trouble in store, not just for the Doctor but for the prom itself. The image from the prom’s cutaway can be seen on whoviannet here. beware of spoilers. The Doctor Who prom is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday at 11.00am, the air date for it to be on BBC1 is still unknown.

Proms Cutaway SPOILERS

July 19, 2008

The Doctor Who BBC prom that is to be preformed on 27th July at the Royal Albert Hall, includes an exclusive scene, written by Russell T Davies, the scene which is to air at the prom and on BBC1 sometime after the live prom will feature David Tennant as The Doctor and and an old friend, that old friend has now been revealed by Blogtor Who, the friend is The Graske (highlight to reveal). 

The BBC Press Office have this to say about the Prom;

Doctor Who Prom – Sunday 27 July

With a little help from the Daleks, Cybermen and other monsters, this season’s family concert sees BBC One’s hit series Doctor Who come to the Proms and marks the 50th anniversary of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

The whole family is invited to spend a fun-packed musical morning (Sunday 27 July) in the company of Freema Agyeman (aka Martha Jones) and other members of the Doctor Who cast alongside the BBC Philharmonic and London Philharmonic Choir.

The concert includes a specially filmed scene, Music Of The Spheres, written by Russell T Davies and starring David Tennant. There will also be classical favourites with a strong flavour of time and space, including Jupiter from Holst’s The Planets, as well as live performance of selections of Murray Gold’s music from the TV series. Soloists are Melanie Pappenheim and Tim Phillips.

Sunday 27 July, 11.00am–1.00pm, Royal Albert Hall
Programme to include:

Murray Gold Music from the Doctor Who series
Copeland Fanfare For The Common Man
Holst The Planets – Jupiter
Mark-Anthony Turnage The Torino Scale (UK premiere)
Wagner Die Walküre – The Ride Of The Valkyries
Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones) – presenter
London Philharmonic Choir
BBC Philharmonic
Ben Foster, Stephen Bell conductors

News on when the prom is to air on BBC1 will be reveled by the BBC soon

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