WATCH: Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Doctor Who’ Premiere ‘The Bells of Saint John’

Jenna-Louise Coleman and Matt Smith in 'Doctor Who' (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

Jenna-Louise Coleman and Matt Smith in ‘Doctor Who’ (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

“James Dean: eat your heart out!” If you’ve seen “The Bells of Saint John,” the midseason premiere of Doctor Who, you’ve just witnessed a whirlwind travelogue of a few iconic London sites (notably the Shard Building) via motorbike. How did production pull off the Doctor and Clara’s tour of Britain’s capital city? BBC One has posted this four-minute behind-the-scenes clip of Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman gliding over London’s streets, plus some insights on Jenna’s “impossible” character from lead writer/executive producer Steven Moffat and the actress herself:

Plus, here’s BBC AMERICA’s Inside Look at “The Bells of Saint John,” featuring Matt, Jenna, and Steven:

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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