Everyone is waiting for it. They want to find out who will be the next Doctor for the hotly contested role in British television. According to BBC, the next Doctor will be exclusively revealed to the nation in a special one-off live television event in the network on August 4, Sunday of 2013 at 7pm.
The said half-hour show will include live special guests, from the previous Doctors of Doctor Who series to the current one with their celebrity fans. The following is the full trailer of the said BBC event specially made for the occasion.
Who do you think will follow the footstep of Matt Smith? Well find it out here later after the show on Sunday for I will update here later. Leave your comments now as we wait for the big announcement.
Below is the official news posted by BBC Media Center about the big event of revealing the next Doctor.
In a special one-off live television event on BBC One this Sunday 4 August at 7pm, the next Doctor will be exclusively revealed to the nation.
Widely regarded as one of the most hotly contested roles in British television, the show’s host Zoe Ball will unveil the 12th Doctor in the first-ever interview in front of a live studio audience set against the backdrop of a swirling vortex, among Daleks and the TARDIS.
The half-hour show will include live special guests, Doctors old and new, as well as companions and celebrity fans.
Excitement will reach fever pitch as they speculate and recall their favourites, plus feature clips and moments from across the show’s 50-year history.
Current Doctor Matt Smith and lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat will both give interviews about one of the biggest roles in TV and set out just what it takes to be the Doctor.
Steven Moffat says: â€œThe decision is made and the time has come to reveal whoâ€™s taking over the TARDIS. For the last of the Time Lords, the clock is striking twelve.â€
Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One, says: â€œBBC One is the home of big live events and this special live show is the perfect way to reveal the identity of the next Doctor and share it with the nation. The Doctor is a truly iconic role and Iâ€™m more than excited about the booking.â€
Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning says: ‘We can’t wait to unveil the next Doctor with everyone live on BBC One on Sunday night. Amongst all the speculation and betting, there has been lots of fun and intrigue at work as we’ve been using the codename Houdini as a decoy! Itâ€™s the biggest secret in showbiz, even those working with the new Doctor on other projects at the moment have no idea they are in the presence of the 12th incarnation.â€
Keep up to date with all the latest news about the show and special guests as we build to the big climax over the next few days, and follow facebook.com/BBCOne, and @bbcdoctorwho and bbc.co.uk/doctorwho.
The special live show is made by BBC Entertainment and Events for BBC One. Guy Freeman is Executive producer and Pinki Chambers is Executive Commissioning Editor. It was commissioned by Charlotte Moore, Controller of BBC One.
The show will be simulcast live on BBC America.
Doctor Who is produced by BBC Cymru Wales.
The next Doctor was announced! Its PETER CAPALDI. Check out the video below as he was introduced in the event.