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Doctor Who Extra set for BBC iPlayer

Doctor Who ExtraDoctor Who Extra, a new series based on the British sci-fi drama, is launcing exclusively on the BBC iPlayer.

The 12-episode series will follow actor Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It) as he gears up for his first season as the iconic Doctor.

It will offer insight from the writers, producers, actors and directors of season eight, including access to Capaldi and co-stars Jenna Coleman and Samuel Anderson. Lead writer Stephen Moffat will also contribute.

BBC Cymru Wales is producing the show, which is the BBC claims is “much more than a ‘making of’ show”, with Moffat, Brian Minchin and Jo Pearce executive producing.

Each 10-minute episode will be made available on-demand after that week’s Doctor Who episode on BBC One.