Watch this pianist do a mind-blowing cover of the ‘Doctor Who’ theme

Whovians will love this unique take on the iconic theme.


Lisa Granshaw

Internet Culture

Published Apr 22, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 12:27 am CDT

The Player Piano team of filmmaker and director Tom Grey and pianist and composer Sonya Belousova took a trip through time and space with their latest video for their musical YouTube channel.

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The duo decided to honor Doctor Who with an original classical arrangement of the science fiction show’s well-known theme song. Belousova plays the arrangement while dressing like the various Doctors throughout her performance.

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Doctor Who is such a fan favorite among TV audiences, so much so that we’ve received many requests for it as we’ve started the series. It’s a personal honor to be able to compose this tribute and give back to fans for their overwhelming support,” Belousova said in a statement.

A second Doctor Who video is apparently on the way. The end of the clip teases an upcoming performance of the song “I Am the Doctor.” 

Screengrab via PlayerPiano/YouTube

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*First Published: Apr 22, 2015, 2:48 pm CDT