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'Heaven Sent' (Photo: YouTube)

Welcome to this week’s Doctor Who’s Day, a cavalcade of cosmic creations from the past week on the internet, all concerning a certain Gallifreyan traveler and his friends.

And we begin this week with something remarkable. A beautifully rendered fan-made CGI animation by Veetov based on the climax to “Heaven Sent”.

It must have taken an eternity to make:

And on a similarly cartoonish note, David Tennant has been cast as Scrooge McDuck in a revamped version of Disney’s Duck Tales. Which prompted YouTubers The Axis of Awesome to rework the classic Duck Tales theme song, with a distinctly Whovian flavor:

If you’re unfamiliar with the song itself, here it is being sung by the cast, including David:

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

• The universe prepares for “The Return of Doctor Mysterio”, with these preparatory words from Steven Moffat:

Matt Lucas takes us on a tour of the Doctor Who set:

• Peter Capaldi sits back in awe as BBC Radio 1’s Greg James whistles the Doctor Who theme:

• He also took part in a Twitter Q&A, all of which is available from the Doctor Who Twitter feed, and included these answers:

• And was even interviewed by Sophie Raworth (who appeared as a newsreader in “The Power of Three”) on the BBC’s hard news programme The Andrew Marr Show:

• Love this:

• Although this makes the same point in a slightly more disturbing way:

• For once the TARDIS gets to stand still while the universe moves:

This time-lapse by @moralvictory is indeed very "timey-wimey or time vortex-y". #DoctorWho

A photo posted by Doctor Who (@doctorwho_bbca) on

• How many Agatha Christie references did you spot?

• And as a special Christmas bonus, here’s a Doctor Who classic you can stream on BBC AMERICA:

• Fancy a quick game of Spot the Difference?

• Who else did this?

• This is all anyone really wants for Christmas:

• Old friends reunited:

• Lots of extra room on these shelves:

• And finally, as we prepare for the weekend’s festivities, here’s a message of seasonal goodwill from the Doctor and friends:


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By Fraser McAlpine