Dr Who Film Rumours
Following the release of a home video featuring the famous film director Peter Jackson and the current Dr Who, Peter Capaldi, rumours are circulating that a movie starring our famous time lord is to be made!
The BBC TV series Doctor Who has been running for approximately 53 years and during this time there has been around 784 record-breaking episodes! For this we have to thank the Doctor’s creators Sydney Newman, C.E Webber and Donald Wilson, but there have only been two Doctor Who feature movies, both filmed in the 1960s: Dr Who and the Daleks in 1965 and a year later Daleks –Invasion Earth: 2150 AD.
The first episode of this sci-fi fantasy hit TV screens on Saturday the 23rd of November 1963, so for over half a century, our famous time lord and his trusty companions have been busy travelling through time and space to save earth and distant planets from aliens, monsters and even robots.
The Doctor travels through time and space in his old friend the Tardis. The famous blue box is not at all what it seems. It is a police public call box that is bigger on the inside than the outside.
There have been thirteen Doctors starting with William Hartnell all the way through to the current time lord Peter Capaldi. Everyone has a favourite, including, no doubt, your grandparents, who probably hid behind their settee the first time they saw a dalek!
Fans of the series will be praying that film director Peter Jackson will bring the magic of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit to a Doctor Who blockbuster movie.
In the meantime, let YJA know who is your favourite Doctor.
Louie, Year 6
Cottesmore Primary School