Nicholas Briggs

The Time of the Doctor

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Once there was a planet much like any other. And unimportant. This planet sent the universe a message. A bell, tolling among the stars, ringing out to all the dark corners of creation. And everybody came to see. Although no one understood the message, everyone who heard it found themselves afraid. Except one man. The…

Cold War

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North Pole 1983 Professor Grisenko (David Warner): Have I interrupted something? Captain Zhukov (Liam Cunningham): We were about to blow up the world, Professor. Professor Grisenko: Again? Professor Grisenko: Ultravox. I bloody love it! Lieutenant Stepashin (Tobias Menzies): Comrade Captain. The NATO exercises. Captain Zhukov: Sabre-rattling. Lieutenant Stepashin: I don't think so. Captain Zhukov: Oh,…

The Next Doctor

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The Doctor: You there, boy. What day is this? Boy: Christmas Eve, sir. The Doctor: In what year? Boy: You thick or something? The Doctor: Oy. Just answer the question. Boy: Year of Our Lord, 1851 sir. The Doctor: Right. Nice year. Bit dull. Rosita (Velile Tshabalala): Doctor! Doctor! The Doctor: Who me? laughs and…

Smith and Jones

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The Doctor popping up: Like so. {he takes off his tie} See? Mr. Stoker (Roy Marsden): Any ideas, Morgenstern? Morgenstern (Ben Righton): Ah, dizziness could be a sign of early onset diabetes. Mr. Stoker: Hardly early onset, if you'll forgive me, Mrs. Finnegan. Mr. Stoker: Hippocrates himself expounded on the virtues of salt. Recommended the…

The Parting of the Ways

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Captain Jack: The extrapolator's working. We've got a fully functional force field. Try saying that when you're drunk. Rose: You did it. Feels like I haven't seen you in years. The Doctor: I told you I'd come and get you. Rose: I never doubted it. The Doctor: I did. Captain Jack: One minute they're the…

Bad Wolf

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Finding himself in the Big Brother house: Overhead Voice: Would the Doctor please come to the Diary Room. {He does.} You are live on Channel 44,000. Please do not swear. The Doctor: You have got to be kidding. Rose: Hold on. I must be going mad. It can't be. This looks like a— Floor Manager…