Doctor Who Spoilers: BBC release poster for series finale and confirm it’s title – The Name of the Doctor!

by Anna Howell


The BBC has finally revealed the title of the last Doctor Who episode of the current series, and from the sounds of it fans are in for a real treat!

The Name of the Doctor, set partly in Victorian Scotland, is set to guest star Alex Kingston as River Song, Neve McIntosh as Madame Vastra, Dan Starkey as Strax, and Catrin Stewart as Jenny, as well as featuring new monsters called the Whispermen.

Along with the title, the Beeb have also released the new poster for the episode (shown above), which suggests that one of the biggest questions of all times will be answered, something that had been previously hinted by show writer, Steven Moffat earlier this year.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper last month, Moffat explained: “It’s the 50th year of Doctor Who and look what’s going on. We’re up in the sky and under the sea! We’re running round the rings of an alien world and then a haunted house.

“There’s new Cybermen, new Ice Warriors and a never before attempted journey to the centre of the Tardis. And in the finale, the Doctor’s greatest secret will at last be revealed. If this wasn’t already our most exciting year it would be anyway.”

This news comes just days after posters were revealed for the remaining three episodes of the series.


The image shown above is for Next Saturday’s episode, Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS which has been written by Steve Thompson and features gust stars Ashley Walters (Van Baalen), Mark Oliver (Bram Van Baalen), and Jahvel Hall (Tricky Van Baalen) as “intergalactic salvage crew” characters.

The image shown below, is for The Crimson Horror, due to air the week after on May 4th. The Crimson Horror is showrunner Mark Gatiss’ second episode this year and guest stars Neve McIntosh as Madame Vastra, Dan Starkey as Strax, Catrin Stewart as Jenny, as well as Dame Diana Rigg and her real life daughter Rachael Stirling.


Finally, the third poster is for Nightmare in Silver, which is due to air on May 1tth and is set to guest star Warwick Davis, Tamzin Outhwaite, Jason Watkins, and Will Merrick,. The episode has been written by Neil Gaiman and is due to return a familiar enemy in the Cybermen.


Doctor Who continues tonight  at 6.45pm on BBC1/BBC1 HD with Hide, watch the official trailer for it in the clip below: