How are they going to explain that then David Tennant and Matt Smith seen on set together as they shoot 50th Anniversary special of Doctor Who
09:42 GMT, 18 April 2013
14:16 GMT, 18 April 2013
To mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who it seems the producers have drafted in some familiar faces and former time lord David Tennant was seen on set on Wednesday alongside Matt Smith, who plays the current doctor.
David and Matt were both dressed in the same grey coat with a fur hood with smart suits underneath.
Matt was sporting a bow-tie while David had a normal long tie on as they shot scenes in Wales.
The pair were shooting scenes for the 3D Anniversary episode, which sees a number of old stars return to the show.
There's two of them! David Tennant joins Matt Smith as the pair film a special show for the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who in Chepstow
He's back! David, who left the show in 2010, has said that it is a real treat being back on the set of Doctor Who
The pair were also pictured standing in front of the Tardis together being interviewed by a reporter in a snap posted to Twitter.
It's unclear how bosses will explain the presence of two Doctors on set given they play the same person.
During his reign as the Time Lord, David appeared in three series as well as several specials. He was
first revealed as the Doctor in the 2005 series finale, ‘The Parting of
Smart: Matt rocked a bow tie on the set of the show
Double trouble: In a Twitter snap the pair are seen being interviewed by a reporter in front of the Tardis
Monster on the loose: One of the famous Doctor Who monsters can be seen walking off in the background
The plot of the episode is yet to be revealed but John Hurt has also been confirmed by the BBC as part of the cast.
Produced by BBC Cymru Wales for BBC One, the 50th anniversary show has been written by Steven Moffat and directed by Nick Hurran.
Speaking to the Radio Times this week, David,who left the show in 2010, admitted that he was enjoying being back on set and seeing his former colleague Billie Piper in a work context again.
What's he come as: John Hurt was seen on set wearing a long leather coat
Closely guarded secret: The plot for the special show has been kept under wraps
‘It is strange being back in the same suit, but it also feels very familiar and comfortable,’ he said.
‘There’s nothing quite like Doctor Who. It has a wonderful excitement about it. I always had happy times there.’
‘It’s lovely to be around Billie again, even though I see her all the time anyway.’
Back together again: Billie Piper will also return for the special 3D episode