From the BBC Press Office:
BBC has today announced Doctor Who Extra – a brand-new series,
exclusively on BBC iPlayer. Doctor Who Extra is much more than a ‘making
of’ show, as we follow Peter Capaldi every step of the way throughout
the creation of his first season as the Doctor.
course of 12 programmes we trace the highs and lows of Doctor Who’s most
ambitious run of episodes yet, getting the inside take on series 8 from
the people who made it.
The Doctor Who Extra team had
unparalleled access to stars including Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and
Samuel Anderson (series regular Danny Pink) plus guests Frank Skinner,
Keeley Hawes, Michelle Gomez, Ben Miller, Foxes and many more. Writers,
such as Lead Writer/Executive Producer Steven Moffat, and directors also
contribute, as they spill the beans on the on and off-screen drama.
viewers will enjoy the fun, fast pace and lighter side of Doctor Who
Extra but there’s plenty for fans, too, as we take a quick dip into the
archive for every edition, reflecting on how Doctor Who’s history is
echoed in this current series.
Packed with emotion, great stories
and a real sense of ‘access all areas’, Doctor Who Extra is essential
viewing for everyone who’s ever watched Doctor Who and wondered what
it’s a like to be a part of the team that brings this global phenomena
to our screens.
and executive produced by Steven Moffat, Brian Minchin and Jo
Pearce. Each 10-minute Doctor Who Extra episode will be available after
that week’s Doctor Who episode on BBC One.