The Eleventh Doctor was a special episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast to announce the casting of Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor. Like One Year On, this special does not feature any particular Doctor Who episode. Instead, it features clips and discussions regarding every past Doctor, which led up to the announcement about the Eleventh.

This was the final episode of Confidential to be made in standard definition.

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Music list[]

  • "Never Miss a Beat" by Kaiser Chiefs (Used in the trailer for the episode)
  • "Life in Technicolor" by Coldplay, Album: Viva La Vida[1]
  • "Spiralling" by Keane, Album: Perfect Symmetry
  • "Spaceman" by The Killers, Album: Day And Age (also used in DCOM: Blinded by the Light)
  • "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" by The Kinks, Album: The Ultimate Collection (also used in DCOM: Bringing Back the Doctor)
  • "Kiss You Off" by Scissor Sisters, Album: Kiss You Off (Single)
  • "Walls Come Tumbling Down" by The Style Council, Album: Our Favourite Shop
  • "Thnks fr th Mmrs" by Fall out Boy, Album: Infinity on High (also used in DCOM: Do You Remember the First Time?)


The Eleventh Doctor arriving Spring 2010

Elements retained in Cut Down[]

There was no "Cut Down" version of this episode.

Home video releases[]

As of March 2019 no version of the episode is available commercially.


  1. THE ELEVENTH DOCTOR - MUSIC LIST. bbc.co.uk (17 February 2009). Retrieved on 22 January 2019.