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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Updates

p017gl6xObviously, by now, you know that the Tenth Doctor and Rose will be back for the 50th anniversary, the Ninth Doctor will not, and neither will Captain JackJemma Redgrave will also be returning to Doctor Who for the show’s 50th anniversary special, reprising her role from 2012’s “The Power of Three” playing Kate Stewart, daughter of the legendary Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.

We know which modern Doctors will play a part in the special, but what about the classic Doctors? According to Sylvester McCoy (Seventh Doctor), “The 20th century Doctors haven’t heard anything. I don’t know about the 21st century Doctors, but we from our century have not been asked to do it. We old Who-ers have not been asked to go along.” Now, it should be noted that they may not be back for the 50th anniversary television special, but there will be a special collection of 11 books (one for each Doctor) written by 11 different authors, and the others may be involved in the special documentary An Adventure in Time and Space, which explores the behind the scenes of the . We also don’t have any details on the story yet, but we do know that it will involve the Zygons. Likely, these are reprints of previous books, as the First Doctor book will be Ten Little Aliens by Stephen Cole. Now, before we continue on to take a look at some pictures from filming (which is already well under way), let’s put together a comprehensive list of the cast we have so far.

  •  Matt Smith as the Doctor
  • David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor
  • Jenna-Louise Coleman as Clara Oswald
  • Billie Piper as Rose Tyler
  • Jemma Redgrave as Kate Stewart
  • Ingrid Oliver as Osgood
  • John Hurt (part TBA)
  • Joanna Page (part TBA)
  • Ken Bones as The General
  • Orlando James as Lord Bentham
  • Marshall Griffin (part TBA)
  • Philip Buck (part TBA)

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Photos courtesy of the BBC, Doctor Who TV, and The Daily Mail.

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