Here's your guide to everything that we know so far about the current season of doctor who, series 11, the first series to feature Jodie Whittaker as the thirteenth doctor. Warning, mild spoilers may be listed below:
Last updated: 12/10/18
The series shall commence on 7th October 2018 making it the first series to drop every episode on a Sunday! The show shall land each week from the 7th onwards up until the finale on 9th December before a Christmas special shall air on 25th December.
There will be 10 episodes of series 11-a 65 minute opener and 9 50 minute episodes which would follow. There shall also be a seasonal special which shall be screened on Christmas day in addition to the series.
Jodie Whittaker-The Doctor
Tosin Cole-Ryan Sinclair
Mandip Gill-Yazmin Khan
Sharon D Clarke-Grace
Alan Cumming-King James I
Samuel Oatley-Tim Shaw
Ben Bailey Smith-?
Vinette Robinson-Rosa Parks
Although it is yet to be confirmed which episodes each writer is screening there is now official confirmation of the six writers who shall pen series 11:
Chris Chibnall-Episodes 1, 2, and others, with him co-writing most/all stories!
Malorie Blackman-Episode 3
Joy Wilkinson-Episode 4
Jamie Childs-Episodes 1, 7, 9 and 10
Mark Tonderai-Episodes 2 and 3
Sallie Aprahamian-Episodes 4 and 6
Jennifer Perott-Episodes 5 and 8
The Stenza (Episode 1)
The Remnants (Episode 2)
Trailers and clips
Details are very slim on what we know about some of the series individual stories however we shall fill this in with more details as we get them! So far, we have details for episodes 1-3 (Some of which have already aired), with this article to be updated with other details for the witch finders onwards.
11.1-The Woman Who Fell to Earth
The opener of the series which introduces Jodie Whittaker as the thirteenth doctor as well as her companions Graham O Brien, Yasmin Khan and Ryan Sinclair.
The episode shall also be the introduction of new showrunner Chris Chibnall, who shall be penning the opener.
The story shall be directed by lead director Jamie Childs.
It shall guest star Sharon D Clarke, Johnny Dixon and Samuel Oatley
The synopsis for the story is as follows:
We don’t get aliens in Sheffield. In a South Yorkshire city, Ryan Sinclair, Yasmin Khan and Graham O’Brien are about to have their lives changed forever, as a mysterious woman, unable to remember her own name, falls from the night sky. Can they believe a word she says? And can she help solve the strange events taking place across the city?
11.2-The Ghost Monument
This story shall be directed by Mark Tondari and featured filming from Cape Town in South Africia. It shall once again be written by Chris Chibnall
The episode shall feature the first appearance of the brand new opening title sequence and theme tune, which will be absent from the opening episode.
The story shall guest star Shaun Dooley, Susan Lynch and Art Malik.
The synopsis is as follows:
Still reeling from their first encounter, can the Doctor and her new friends stay alive long enough, in a hostile alien environment, to solve the mystery of Desolation? And just who are Angstrom and Epzo?
It shall air on 14th October at 6.55PM.
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