Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Episode To Film In April
Tom Spilsbury has revealed on Twitter that filming for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode won't start filming until April. The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine stated that filming would begin on 18th March (tomorrow) but Tom says the date was changed after the magazine had already gone to press. He also says that he is unaware of when the read through will take place. (Thanks to @mattsmithcom for the heads up)
Nick Hurran will direct the episode which will also be available in 3D.
Executive Producer Caro Skinner says that just four words can sum up the episode: "It. Will. Be. Big"
Speculation that David Tennant and the other previous Doctors and their companions will be returning to join Matt Smith has been rife in the press, but nothing has been confirmed about any casting for the episode...
David spoke to Time Out London recently and reiterated that he has not yet heard from producers about returning to the show for a cameo appearance.
Freema Agyeman took to Twitter to deny her involvement in the drama and Peter Davison says he doesn't expect to be involved in the episode.
John Barrowman however stated on This Morning that he is in talks with the producers...
Matt Smith was interviewed on The Jonathan Ross Show last night and when pressed to give away info on the episode he gave a one word clue 'Paintings'
The new series of Doctor Who starring Matt Smith and Jenna Louise Coleman starts on Saturday 30th March.