“Look out for the universe for me, I put a lot of work into it.”
BBC One has released a two minute long prologue for the ninth season of Doctor Who. This comes from the first episode of the upcoming season, which is titled “The Magician’s Apprentice.” In it we will see the Doctor forced to team up with Missy, who is played by Michelle Gomez.
Here are the details of the twelve episodes that the season will contain:
The first two episodes of the new series are titled “The Magician’s Apprentice” and “The Witch’s Familiar.” Both are written by Steven Moffat and directed by Hettie Macdonald and will see the return of Michelle Gomez as Missy. Episodes three and four, whose titles will be revealed later, are both written by Toby Whithouse and directed by Daniel O’Hara. Steven Moffat calls them ‘brilliantly creepy… one of our scariest adventures yet!’
Episode Five of the new series will be titled “The Girl Who Died” and is written by Jamie Mathieson and Steven Moffat and directed by Ed Bazalgette. It will feature Gameof Thrones star Maisie Williams in a guest role. It will be followed by episode six, “The Woman Who Lived,” written by Catherine Tregenna and directed by Ed Bazalgette; episodes seven and eight, written by Peter Harness and directed by Daniel Nettheim and featuring the return of the Zygons and Ingrid Oliver as Osgood; episode nine, of which there are no details; episode 10, written by Sarah Dollard and directed byJustin Molotnikov, and featuring the return ofJoivan Wade as Rigsy; and capping off with episodes 11 and 12, both written by Steven Moffat and directed by Rachel Talalay.
Doctor Who returns September 19th.