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

Kevin Wicks founded'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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