Skip to main content

First Look: Trailer for Next "Doctor Who" Special, "The Waters of Mars"

Doctor Who's Easter special, entitled "Planet of the Dead," aired Saturday night in the UK on BBC One and pulled it a fantastic 8.7 million viewers overall.

Below you'll find the trailer for the next Doctor Who special featuring David Tennant, entitled "The Waters of Mars." The trailer doesn't spoil anything for "Planet of the Dead," so don't worry if you haven't yet seen the Russell T. Davies and Gareth Roberts-scripted special from last weekend. What "The Waters of Mars" does offer is a glimpse at what promises to be a spine-tingling Doctor Who episode that likely will feature more terror than humor next time around.

"The Waters of Mars," written by Russell T. Davies and Phil Ford, will star David Tennant and Rome's Lindsay Duncan. It's expected to air sometime in November on BBC One, just prior to the final two interlocking Doctor Who specials featuring David Tennant's Tenth Doctor, which are slated to air at Christmas and New Year's on the channel.



The next Doctor Who special, entitled "The Waters of Mars," will air later this year on BBC One.

Comments

Bella Spruce said…
Very creepy! I loved Lindsay Duncan in Rome and can't wait to see her in this Doctor Who special. Thanks for the preview!
Leigh Russell said…
Lindsay Duncan is always worth watching. Have you seen her in Margaret, playing Margaret Thatcher?

Back on my soap box. I'm here to request help - assuming you read books as well as watching TV (as we call it in the uk)

Due to a glitch in amazon.uk’s system, I believe I’ve written the only crime thriller in the UK that doesn’t appear on amazon.co.uk. My publisher’s many other titles are listed, and my book can be ordered from all other uk online suppliers, as well as amazon sites around the world, from Japan to New Zealand, but Amazon.uk refuse to acknowledge their technical error. They insist my book is displayed on their website. It isn’t.

I’m an insignificant individual, powerless to influence this huge corporation, but their indifference has incensed me. I’m attempting to battle amazon.uk’s virtual monopoly of the uk online book market by asking readers in the USA to order my inexpensive paperback through other online suppliers like amazon.com

If you would be kind enough to consider supporting my campaign against a faceless corporation, please check out my blog for details of Cut Short by Leigh Russell.
Ben said…
This looks AMAZING!!!!!! Any word on when Siffy will be showing the specials in the U.S.?
Unknown said…
Jace,
I finally got to watch "Planet of the Dead" - Fantastic! Loved Michelle Ryan's character. Her "Lady" she would make a terrific full time companion. I hope we get to see her again soon.

Popular posts from this blog

What's Done is Done: The Eternal Struggle Between Good and Evil on the Season Finale of "Lost"

Every story begins with thread. It's up to the storyteller to determine just how much they need to parcel out, what pattern they're making, and when to cut it short and tie it off. With last night's penultimate season finale of Lost ("The Incident, Parts One and Two"), written by Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, we began to see the pattern that Lindelof and Cuse have been designing towards the last five seasons of this serpentine series. And it was only fitting that the two-hour finale, which pushes us on the road to the final season of Lost , should begin with thread, a loom, and a tapestry. Would Jack follow through on his plan to detonate the island and therefore reset their lives aboard Oceanic Flight 815 ? Why did Locke want to kill Jacob? What caused The Incident? What was in the box and just what lies in the shadow of the statue? We got the answers to these in a two-hour season finale that didn't quite pack the same emotional wallop of previous seas

Katie Lee Packs Her Knives: Breaking News from Bravo's "Top Chef"

The android has left the building. Or the test kitchen, anyway. Top Chef 's robotic host Katie Lee Joel, the veritable "Uptown Girl" herself (pictured at left), will NOT be sticking around for a second course of Bravo's hit culinary competition. According to a well-placed insider, Joel will "not be returning" to the show. No reason for her departure was cited. Unfortunately, the perfect replacement for Joel, Top Chef judge and professional chef Tom Colicchio, will not be taking over as the reality series' host (damn!). Instead, the show's producers are currently scouring to find a replacement for Joel. Top Chef 's second season was announced by Bravo last month, but no return date has been set for the series' ten-episode sophomore season. Stay tuned as this story develops. UPDATE (6/27): Bravo has now confirmed the above story .

Me Want Food: Jenna Gets Famously Fat on "30 Rock"

I don't know about you, but I've already ordered my "Me Want Food" t-shirt from the NBC store. Last night's episode of 30 Rock ("Jack Gets in the Game") was, in my opinion, one of the strongest of the series and has officially pushed the zany comedy into the realm of Arrested Development : deftly plotted and intricately layered, with so many jokes piled atop of jokes that it requires several viewings in order to catch them all. While at its heart, 30 Rock is a workplace comedy, it's left that narrow pigeonhole behind to become a witty example of how intelligent and taut humor can work (and flourish) on television... and exist in harmony with hilarious throwaways like the Thriller -inspired Werewolf Bar Mitzvah music video that would have done the AD crew proud. I want Will Arnett to appear on this series whenever possible. His gay exec Devin is hilarious, manipulative, and has an inexplicable weakness for Kenneth the Page, but he claims to have