WATCH: Paul McGann’s Backstage Interview At ‘The Night of the Doctor’

Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor

Paul McGann as the Eighth Doctor

Well this is a lovely way to keep that warm glow from recent Doctor Who events burning in your heart for a while longer.

Here’s a short video in which Paul McGann explains what it is like to resume the mantle of the Doctor, which was filmed during the recording of “The Night of the Doctor,” hence all that stuff about surprises and secrets.

And yes, didn’t they do well on that score?

And to save you that trip back to YouTube to watch it one more time, here’s “The Night of the Doctor” again:

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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