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'Our craziest adventures yet,' promises Amy Pond

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The BBC's spinners have worked themselves into a right state over the news that filming has kicked off on the seventh series of Doctor Who. Viewers are promised 14 "blockbuster-movie episodes" as Arthur Darvill and Karen Gillan embark on "their final, rollercoaster voyage" with Matt Smith's Time Lord.

 Arthur Darvill, Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. PIC: BBC

Smith described his reunion with "two of my closest friends" as "thrilling and exciting", while Gillan joined the love-in with: "It's just brilliant to be back on the TARDIS with Matt and Arthur for our craziest adventures yet."

Quite how Darvill and Gillan - who play Rory and Amy Pond - exit Doctor Who remains to be seen. Steven Moffatt teased last December: "The final days of the Ponds are coming. I'm not telling you when or how, but that story is going to come to a heartbreaking end."

If the Beeb's press release is to be believed, it's unlikely fans' nerves will hold out until that fateful moment. It gushes: "Prepare yourselves for thrills, adventures and dramatic surprises as the show builds towards its enormous, climactic 50th anniversary year. Fourteen big, blockbuster-movie episodes - each a brand new epic adventure featuring new monsters and some familiar foes as you've never seen them before." ®

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