BBC Offering Day of the Doctor Blu-ray Disc Replacements BBC Worldwide are offering replacement discs to fans who bought the Blu-ray version of the 50th Anniversary box set. The new disc will fix a frame rate fault on Disc 2 which contains The Day of the Doctor. Fans have been expressing disappointed with the fault on forums since the release on 8 September and eventually drew attention of the BBC. One fan received the following email: 23 Oct Mummy - Chart Position Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express finished the week as the 14th most watched programme on British Television, according to figures from Barb. Top for the week was the final of The Great British Bake Off, which had 13.51 million watching, over 3 million more than the second placed Downton Abbey. Doctor Who edged ahead of the Friday edition of EastEnders, and this week outrated Emmerdale. The series has had a top twenty place for every episode so far in the current series.
Doctor Who News 23 Oct Neil Gaiman discusses securing women writers for Doctor Who Reported by Nathan BrownDoctor Who writer Neil Gaiman has indicated that recruiting women writers is “a priority” for people working on the show. 23 Oct Dark Water - Transmission Details The BBC have confirmed that the penultimate episode in the current run of Doctor Who, Dark Water, will broadcast in the UK on 1st November at the slightly earlier time of 8:15pm.The programme will once more follow Strictly Come Dancing and will be followed by Casualty. On the other main UK channels the episode is scheduled against ITV's The X Factor (which airs from 8:00pm to 10:00pm), a repeat of Dad's Army, on BBC2, Walking through History on Channel 4, and World War II in Colour on Channel Five. Dark Water Press NoteIn the mysterious world of the Nethersphere, plans have been drawn up. Missy is about to come face to face with the Doctor, and an impossible choice is looming. “Death is not an end” promises the sinister organisation known only as 3W – but, as the Doctor and Clara discover, you might wish it was.
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