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Torchwood: Children of Earth UK Air Date (Sort of)

June 18, 2009

tw_coe_synopsisesEarlier today the BBC updated their progrmme information to include TV Week 27 (4th – 10th July), in the information it shows that Torchwood: Children of Earth is unplaced in that week. This means that the 5-part mini series could air anywhere between Saturday 4th July to Friday 10th July. The programme information states that new series of Hotel Babylon is continue airing at 9pm on Fridays which could mean that Torchwood may start on Sunday 5th July and continue through to Thursday 9th July. Along with the programme information, new synopsis’ have been released for each episode, all 5 can be seen below, but beware of possible spoilers;

Day One
An ordinary day becomes one of terror, as every single child in the world stops. A message is sent to all the governments of Earth: “We are coming.” But, as a trap closes around Captain Jack, the sins of the past are returning and long-forgotten events from 1965 threaten to reveal an awful truth.
Torchwood is forced underground as the government takes swift and brutal action. As members of the team are hunted down, Britain risks becoming a rogue state. Meanwhile, the mysterious and powerful 456 draws ever-closer.
Captain Jack, Gwen and Ianto are helpless as events escalate to such a degree that mankind faces the end of civilisation itself.
Day Two
As the new Torchwood adventure continues, the team is forced underground when the government takes swift and brutal action. With members of the team being hunted down, only Lois holds the key to Torchwood’s salvation. But she is helpless as her superiors make plans for the mysterious Floor 13.
Day Three
The eyes of the world turn to Britain, as the 456 announce: “We are here,” as the new Torchwood adventure continues. As a pillar of fire descends upon London, the members of Torchwood must battle to protect their own families as the fight gets personal. But will Clem’s memories destroy everything?
Day Four
Torchwood finally learns the truth about the events of 1965, as the adventure continues. But Britain is in danger of becoming a rogue state, and everything now pivots around John Frobisher, as the Ambassador of the 456 destroys its old allegiances and reveals its true intent.
Day Five
Torchwood is defenceless and Gwen Cooper stands alone, as the final sanction begins, in the last part of the new Torchwood adventure.
As violence erupts and the world descends into anarchy, an ordinary housing estate becomes a battleground, where the future of the human race will be decided.

The exact air dates will posted as soon as they are released.

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Planet of the Dead: Synopsis and Week Airing *UPDATED*

April 1, 2009

potd_synopsisThe BBC now released the synopsis for this years easter special, Planet of the Dead. The BBC have also revealed that the episode will air in week 15, which is between 11-17 April. Many online website and the latest edition of the Sky magazine are saying that the episode will air on Easter Sunday 12th April, more information will be revealed in the next weeks up to the episode.
The synopsis is as follows

When a London bus takes a detour to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina, in this one-off seasonal special. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets, hidden in the sand. And time is running out, as the deadly Swarm gets closer.

Planet Of The Dead features David Tennant as the Doctor, Michelle Ryan as Lady Christina and Lee Evans as Malcolm. It is written by Russell T Davies and Gareth Roberts.

Source
BBC – Press Office – Network TV Programme Information BBC Week 15 Unplaced 2009.

UPDATE – The press office now have Doctor Who down to air on Saturday 11th April at 6.45pm and will run for one hour.

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

Episode 13 Synopsis

June 19, 2008

The synopsis for episode 13 of series 4 has been released by the bbc press office if you do not like spoilers look away now




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Doctor Who – Journey’s End

The entire universe is in danger as the Daleks activate their masterplan. The Doctor is helpless, and even the Tardis faces destruction. The only hope lies with the Doctor’s secret army of companions – but as they join forces to battle Davros himself, the prophecy declares that one of them will die.

Episode 12 title + synopsis

June 15, 2008

The title and synopsis for episode 12 of series 4 has been released by the bbc press office

if you do not like spoilers look away now


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Doctor Who – The Stolen Earth

Earth’s greatest heroes assemble in a time of dire need, in tonight’s penultimate episode in the series. But can the Doctor’s secret army defeat the might of the new Dalek Empire?

With battles on the streets and in the skies, the Doctor and Donna must brave the Shadow Proclamation to find out the truth. However, a fearsome old enemy waits in the shadows…