Fan responses to 'Extremis' (Photos: Twitter/Tumblr)

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day, an interstellar, cross-temporal sifting of a week’s worth of Whovian social media excitement into a shining nugget of pure joy.

And this week is all about “Extremis”, a trip into the vault under the Vatican.

• It begins with an introduction from Steven Moffat:

• And Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie:

• Peter and Pearl on the Menacing Monks:

• There’s a fact file:

• TWO fact files, in fact:

• And fan art:

• Missy is back!

• Which means Michelle Gomez is back!

• And she’s playing ‘fill-in-the-blanks’ with YouTube comments:

• And she joins Doctor Who script editor Nick Lambon on Doctor Who: The Fan Show:

Here’s what else has been going on in space and time this week:

• Let’s play:


• River and the Doctor reunited:

• And from the same convention, Michelle Gomez loves Peter Capaldi:

• A teaser trailer for the final Second Doctor story, “The War Games”

• A++++

• Dalektucation:

• The Doctor is real:

• How to eat alien food:

• How “Knock Knock” should have ended:

• This is wonderful:

• Magnificent Dalek artwork:

• And to round off this week, a quick look at “The Pyramid at the End of the World,” coming this Saturday:


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By Fraser McAlpine