BBC One Will Air A 50 Years Of Doctor Who Trailer Tonight

The BBC have confirmed that a special trailer celebrating 50 years of Doctor Who will air on Saturday night on BBC One. However, the trailer will show no footage from the 50th anniversary special The Day Of The Doctor, instead focusing on all eleven incarnations of the Doctor. There is also brand new official artwork featuring the eleven Doctors.

The BBC say in their press release:

A specially created trailer celebrating the last 50 years of Doctor Who will air tonight on BBC One, as an exclusive image is revealed today featuring the 11 Doctors.

Travelling through time fans will be taken on a journey from the very beginning using state of the art technology.  The special trailer is set to show all of the Doctors as they first appeared on screen, including William Hartnell in high res colour for the very first time, as celebrations ramp up to the 23 November.

A huge moment for the BBC, the 50th celebrations will culminate with the special episode, ‘The Day of the Doctor’, starring Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt.  A whole range of shows have also been commissioned across TV and radio to mark the anniversary.

The minute long trailer will air after Strictly Come Dancing tonight on BBC One and will be also be available on

This trailer does not include any actual footage of the 50th anniversary episode.

The trailer will air at approximately 8.20pm BST on BBC One on Saturday 19th October, between Strictly Come Dancing and Atlantis

UPDATE: BBC America will be posting the trailer to their official blog sometime between 3.30-4.00pm EDT