Special: The Day of the Doctor

Doctor Who | Season 7 | The Day of the Doctor

The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure in this 50th anniversary special. In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London’s National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor’s own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.


The episode shows the last day of the Time War, in which a newly revealed past incarnation of the Doctor chooses to kill both Daleks and his own race of Time Lords in an act of mass destruction, paralleling this with a present-day choice by paramilitary organisation UNIT to destroy London rather than allow an alien invasion.

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Originally Aired: 11-23-2013
Director: Nick Hurran
Writers: Steven Moffat
Starring: Matt Smith
David Tennant
Christopher Eccleston
John Hurt
Paul McGann
Sylvester McCoy
Colin Baker
Peter Davison
Tom Baker
Jon Pertwee