Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day roundup, a intergalactic sifting of a week’s worth of Whovian activity across social media and the internet, to look for precious glowing blue crystals of delight, similar to the sort commonly found on Metebelis III.
And we begin this week with a beautifully-made fan trailer for this year’s Christmas special “Twice Upon a Time”, put together by ADmiralPRESENTS using existing footage, and lingering on the crossovers between the First and Twelfth Doctors:
And it seems the idea of a Doctor resisting regeneration at the end of “The Doctor Falls” has become a source of creative energy for artistic Whovians too:
— Iain Clark (@iainjclark) September 17, 2017
And we’ll have to wait until Christmas to find out what happens. Bah!
In the meantime, here’s what else has been going on in space and time this week:
• Russell T Davies and James Goss discuss Doctor Who poetry with Christel Dee:
We are LIVE in conversation with Russell T Davies and James Goss discussing poetry and Doctor Who!
Posted by Doctor Who on Wednesday, September 13, 2017
• Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill and Matt Smith put on disguises to explore a convention, but there weren’t enough disguises to go round:
• Good Bad Wolf fanart:
— Mary-Morgane (@mary_licm) September 15, 2017
• What if the Doctor had always been female? YouTubers Old Who Vs New Who are investigating how that might look, and have released the following trailer to give an idea of their findings:
• Jenny returns in fan art form:
• The First Doctor will be back after Christmas!
• This is what the Twelfth Doctor would look like, had he been spirited away:
• A teaser trailer for the Third Doctor corporate satire “Colony in Space”
• Which stars this guy:
— Iain Clark (@iainjclark) August 30, 2017
• Avast ye, blackguards!
— anglophenia (@anglophenia) September 18, 2017
• The family of Ten:
• This should be used as a warning image in case of Cyber attack:
— Oliversum (@OliverKuhlmann1) September 13, 2017
• The Seventh Doctor, celebrated:
Issue 517 of Doctor Who Magazine celebrates 30 years of the Seventh Doctor and pays tribute to Deborah Watling – it's out on Thursday! pic.twitter.com/hrtJMqeSDC
— Doctor Who Magazine (@DWMtweets) September 18, 2017
• And to finish this week, how about this rather lovely fan-made clip compilation that shows the Doctor attempting to live by his own credo of being “neither cruel nor cowardly,” and coming perilously close to failing:
Thankfully Clara was there to put the matter to rest once and for all: