Doctor Who unveils new logo for 60th anniversary

Doctor Who unveils new logo for 60th anniversary

The classic Doctor Who the logo has been given a special jubilee flavour.

The brand new logo has been unveiled to mark the legendary show’s 60th anniversary, with the diamond-inspired design revealed on Twitter to celebrate Doctor Who Day.

It is a day marked by fans every year on 23 November to commemorate the first episode of the sci-fi series which aired on the broadcaster in 1963.

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“This #DoctorWhoDay we celebrate the past, present and future,” read a tweet from the show’s official Twitter account.

The anniversary logo marks a twist on the show’s most recent logo, which was first unveiled to viewers last month. A similar emblem was last seen in the 1970s when Tom Baker played the Doctor.

Meanwhile, David Tennant recently made a comeback to the cult series, speaking to BBC newsthe Hollywood star shared how his reappearance – And it turns out fans have the COVID-19 lockdown to thank for the surprise.

the doctor who is david tennant in the tardis

BBC

The actor shared that he, along with Catherine Tate and Russell T Davies, had taken part in an online Doctor Who look out, called Doctor Who: Lockdown.

“That’s where it all started,” he shared. “At a certain time and day, everyone would press play on a certain episode, and some of the people who had been involved in those episodes would tweet along.

“Me and Catherine would send a message: ‘Wouldn’t it be fun to do it again?’ And Russell would say, ‘We could do one sometime, maybe they’d let us,'” he added.

the doctor who plays ncuti gatwa and millie gibson

Lara CornellBBC

Also in WHO universe recently, we learned that Millie Gibson will be the new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa’s companion, while fans will get to experience Big Finish’s eight-part adventure Doctor Who: Once and Futureover seven months from May next year.

It will reunite Doctor Who icons including Tennant, Tom Baker, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Christopher Eccleston, Peter Davison and Paul McGann.

Doctor Who will return in 2023 on BBC One in the UK and Disney+ elsewhere. Meanwhile, in the US, the show airs on BBC America, with series 1-12 available on HBO Max. Classical Doctor Who streaming on BritBox in the UK.

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