doctor who filming south africa


Since it was announced that the latest series of Doctor Who would be filmed in South Africa, there has been a lot of excitement among fans. And rightly so – it’s not every day that one of the world’s most popular TV shows comes to your country!

So, if you’re a Doctor Who fan based in the UK, what can you expect from the show’s time in South Africa?

First and foremost, you can expect some stunning locations. The country is home to a diverse range of landscapes, from the bustling city of Johannesburg to the beautiful Cape Town, and the Doctor Who crew will be making full use of them.

If you’re lucky enough to spot the cast and crew while they’re filming, you might even get a glimpse of the TARDIS!

Of course, as well as locations, South Africa is also home to some very talented actors and actresses. So, expect to see some familiar faces popping up in the show, alongside the regular cast.

All in all, it sounds like Doctor Who fans in the UK are in for a treat when the show comes to South Africa. So, keep your eyes peeled for some exciting episodes – and who knows, you might even get to see the TARDIS in person!

Since the early days of television, South Africa has been a popular destination for film and television productions. The country offers a wide variety of landscapes, from the bustling city of Johannesburg to the majestic Table Mountain. In recent years, South Africa has also become known for its vibrant and diverse culture.

This has made it an ideal location for the filming of Doctor Who, which is one of the most popular television shows in the world. The show has been filmed in various locations around South Africa, including Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg.

The first episode of Doctor Who to be filmed in South Africa was the Christmas special, ‘The Snowmen’, which was shot in Cape Town in 2012. This was followed by the filming of the show’s 50th anniversary special, ‘The Day of the Doctor’, in 2013.

Since then, South Africa has become a regular filming location for Doctor Who, with several episodes being shot there each year. The most recent episode to be filmed in the country was the 2017 Christmas special, ‘Twice Upon a Time’.

South Africa is a popular destination for film and television productions because of its diverse landscapes and culture. It is also home to a number of world-class facilities, which are able to accommodate the large scale productions that are often required for television shows such as Doctor Who.

If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, then be sure to keep an eye out for the show’s next visit to South Africa.


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