Matt Smith dangles from the Tardis above Trafalgar Square – photos and video

The eleventh Doctor and his co-star Jenna-Louise Coleman were filming scenes for the Doctor Who 50th anniversary earlier today

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Yesterday, they were filming at the Tower of London, today the cast of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary have moved to another historic landmark…

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In scenes sure to intrigue Doctor Who fans eagerly awaiting the Steven Moffat-penned special, Matt Smith (and possibly a stunt double) can be seen perilously dangling from the Tardis above Trafalgar Square. 

After being hoisted into the air by a crane alongside Nelson’s Column, Smith proceeded to film (at least some of) the dramatic scenes whilst suspended above gathering crowds of spectators. As seen in a series of images shared on Twitter, Jenna-Louise Coleman’s character Clara Oswald is standing in the doorway of the Tardis as her travelling companion clings on beneath her. 

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In between filming, Smith strolled around the square, obliging his gathering fans by signing autographs and filming footage for a behind-the-scenes video, which also features a message from Sontaran commander Strax. Check out the pictures and the video below…


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