Doctor Who Season 13: Showrunner Teased Filming Updates! Tribute To Departed Characters & More To Know

Finally, after a long break, the showrunner has confirmed that the entire team and cast members have returned to film Doctor Who Season 13. Well, this one is another good news for Doctor Who’s fans as the show has recently promised to return on Christmas Eve with their festive special. Hopefully, in 2021 the network will return with Doctor Who Season 13. However, there’s bitter news as well, as some of the characters are leaving the show.

Doctor Who, created by C.E. Webber, Sydney Newman, and Donald Wilson, is a science fiction show on BBC. It follows the adventure of the titular character, a rogue Time Lord or known as The Doctor. The Doctor escaped Gallifrey, the Time Lords’ planet, in a stolen TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimension In Space), a time machine that appears smaller from the outside but has a vast interior from the inside.

Doctor Who Season 13: Production Finally Begins After A Long Pause

Recently, the BBC has confirmed that Doctor Who Season 13 has returned to begin its production after a ten-month production hold due to the known reason. Moreover, the showrunner confirmed that Doctor Who Season 13 would be shorter than its previous season. That means Doctor Who Season 13 will contain eight episodes instead of eleven. Due to the restriction in filming caused by the pandemic.

Filming Is More Demanding Than Ever

In the Doctor Who Magazine column “Production Notes,” the showrunner Chris Chibnall updated they currently begin their filming. However, it’s more demanding than ever due to the strict COVID-19 precautions. He added that he doesn’t think it’s right to say that filming in such a condition is easy. Even it’s more demanding than ever, as they can’t address extra stunts, monsters, and Welsh weather.

Chibnall continued that last week the team faced the brutal weather on their filming location. Last Friday, they were all wet due to bad weather. However, it has been, and guess will continue for many months. They require the team to support a lot at this point in time.

Doctor Who Season 13: What Will Happen In The Next Season?

Well, the team’s splendid efforts haven’t gone to waste. As for early footage, Chibnall said that the scenes he has seen are exciting, and fans would love to watch them when they land on their screen. He added the upcoming stories are scary, funny, thrilling, and mad. The fans could see the Doctor and TARDIS in a new location. Now, she’s on her next adventure to save the world.

Christmas Special Will Help Doctor To Escape From Prison

As you know, Doctor Who is somewhere in a high-tech alien prison, and there’s no way to escape from that prison. Meanwhile, Daleks has entered the Earth stratosphere, and now Doctor Who’s team is looking for a way to save the earth from Daleks. The return of Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) can help the team fight back from Daleks and even help Doctor Who to escape from an alien prison.

Doctor Who Season 13: Cast Updates

The upcoming season will see Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor. Also, Mandip Gill returns as the Doctor’s ally Yasmin Khan. But, unfortunately, the TARDIS will feel alone as companions Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole), and Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh) are leaving the show after Doctor Who’s festive special titled “Revolution Of The Daleks.”

Chibnall Giving Tribute To The Pair

In the Doctor Who Magazine, Chibnall said although Ryan and Graham are no longer in their show. But, he still believed that one day they’ll return. Further, he appreciated their work and said that they were lucky enough to work with Tosin and Bradley. However, the fans don’t need to get disappointed as both of them will appear in the festive special episode.

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