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Shut up. Shuttety up up up. And go rob a bank.
Meet the Gang! - 'Time Heist' Preview - Doctor Who Series 8 - BBC01:17

Meet the Gang! - 'Time Heist' Preview - Doctor Who Series 8 - BBC

If you're going to rob a bank, it's important to trust your co-conspirators.

Last time, on Doctor Who
Are We Ever Alone? - 'Listen' Preview - Doctor Who - Series 8 - BBC00:30

Are We Ever Alone? - 'Listen' Preview - Doctor Who - Series 8 - BBC

Do as you're told: Listen.

DOCTOR WHO Ep 3 Sneak Peek The Doctor & Clara Meet Robin Hood! - Sept 6 BBC AMERICA00:48

DOCTOR WHO Ep 3 Sneak Peek The Doctor & Clara Meet Robin Hood! - Sept 6 BBC AMERICA

As we found out recently, there's clearly no such person as Robin Hood.

A doctor of art

Doctor Who was always meant to be partly educational. So it's only natural, as we begin a new Doctor's era, that we here at Tardis attempt a little education — provided from our brand new Doctor. Here, in a short video from the Tate Museum, former art student and Oscar® winner, Peter Capaldi, delves into the mysteries of the surrealist movement.

Unlock Art Exploring the Surreal05:07

Unlock Art Exploring the Surreal

Parents: One image may not be appropriate for very small children. Surrealism deals in part with the abstract representation of sexuality.

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The fourth Doctor trapped in World War II Italy

Treasure Trail was a 1976 Fourth Doctor/Sarah Jane TV Comic story that was a pure historical set in the waning days of World War II. Although many other Doctor Who stories were set during the Second World War, Treasure Trail was unusual for portraying the Italian resistance, and was almost certainly the only Doctor Who story in any medium to depict the Nazi plunder of European art. Read more
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Lucie Miller: It was your idea.
Eighth Doctor: It most certainly was not.
Lucie Miller: You said, "Where's the best place to do Christmas shopping?" so I said —
Eighth Doctor: "— the January sales." You see, it was your idea all along.
Lucie Miller: Well it made sense to me.
Eighth Doctor: Purgatory! Like going into battle!
Lucie Miller: But I bet you got some killer bargains, though!
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