Doctor Who in High Definition

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine reveals that all four of the Doctor Who 2009 specials will be shown in High Definition. The HD specials will be shown on BBC HD, but the normal definition versions will remain on BBC One. The episodes will also be released on a Blu-Ray DVD in future, as well as on regular format. The head of BBC HD, said the following; "I'm delighted that the Doctor Who specials are going to be shot in HD. The programme team has consistently tried to push at television boundaries, and to raise the quality for our audiences, and I'm glad we've been able to work with them to do so again." The first Doctor Who special will be shown in Spring.