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Is There Cold On Mars?

Remember when the Doctor tried to stop time from taking its course? The Waters of Mars is a defining moment of Doctor Who, and it’s hard to believe that it is over four years old!

Today we’re going to be taking a look at the 2009 special, the penultimate televised adventure for the Tenth Doctor before The End of Time (a sidestep to the future in The Day of the Doctor notwithstanding). In the video above, actors Sharon Duncan Brewster and Michael Goldsmith (Maggie Cain and Roman Groom in the episode) recall the extreme conditions of filming The Waters of Mars.

To celebrate this superb story, we’re going to be offering readers a special feature later this week, complete with videos, images and recollections. Don’t miss it!

Christian Cawley


A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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