Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Clip Shown At TV Festival

According to Boyd Hilton,the TV and Reviews Editor of Heat Magazine, TV industry insiders were shown an exclusive clip from the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival yesterday. The clip was shown during the presentation by new BBC One controller Charlotte Moore.

Boyd tells very little about what he saw save for one brief exchange of dialogue

John Hurt's Doctor to Matt Smith & David Tennant's Doctors: "I'm looking for the Doctor"; Tennant: "Well you've come to the right place"

The annual TV festival is attended by over 2000 delegates from the television industry and includes presentations by major UK controllers, industry leaders and creatives. This year's speakers include Chris Chibnall, the writer of Doctor Who and Broadchurch.

The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special will be broadcast worldwide on Saturday 23rd November and will also have a limited cinematic release. The cast includes Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, Jenna Coleman, Billie Piper and Joanna Page. Few details have been confirmed other than that the show has been filmed in 3D, that John Hurt plays a mysterious dark version of the Doctor and that the Doctor, in his various incarnations, will face classic foes the Daleks and the Zygons. Steven Moffat has also hinted that the episode will be of extended length.

TV viewers worldwide are still eagerly awaiting their own first glimpse of the special.

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