New Doctor Who Series Episode Guide 2017 News

Doctor Who is a BBC children's 53 year old speculative, science fiction, fantasy and metaphysical TV series featuring Daleks, Cybermen, Sontarans, Ice Warriors, Zygons, Silurians, Yeti and other monsters and aliens. The Doctor, the main character of the television programme, travels through space and time via the time vortex in a spaceship called the TARDIS, which is disguised as a 1960s London Police Box.

Summaries, reviews and news on the new series of Dr Who, starring Peter Capaldi as the Doctor, Matt Lucas as Nardole and Pearl Mackie as Bill.

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The next series has been confirmed for 15/04/17.

Regarding future episodes news, please assume that 'It has been rumoured that, suggested that' and 'media articles point to the idea that' is in front of every sentence,so you won't be disappointed. Most news is cobbled together from various sources and can change at the last minute, and that includes titles of stories! Most of this is NOT confirmed. Please enjoy these possible spoilers while waiting for the real news!

Doctor Who first started in the UK on the 23rd November 1963 and ran continually until 1989. (There was a test screening of the pilot episode a week previously in a small area of London but that doesn't count!) Doctor Who continued in the form of books, stage plays, comics, magazines and audio adventures. In 1996 a US/UK co-financed telemovie burst onto our screens. It didn't rate well in the US so a related series was never taken up. 2005 and Russell T Davies got the nod to bring back Doctor Who as a TV series. In 2010 Steven Moffat continued the legacy. Doctor Who has been reconfirmed for another annual series in 2016. Squeeeee!

New Doctor Who Series 2017 Series 10 / Season 36 / Capaldi Series 3

3601. The Pilot
265. 150417 by Steven Moffat
The Contemporary Story
Killer puddles in England

3602. TBA
266.  220417 by Frank Cottrell-Boyce
The Future Story
Set in an advanced city partly filmed in Spain. Killer Robots that hug you into a skeleton

3603. TBA
267.  290417 by Sarah Dollard
The Historical Story
Serpent-like monster under the Thames in the early 1800s. Is it the Skarasen?

3604. The Haunted Hub
268.  060517 by Mike Bartlett
The Comic Relief Story
A country house somewhere/when with squeaking floorboards and giant woodlice

3605. TBA
269. 130517 by Jamie Mathieson
The Terror Story
Horrifying and terrifying with death likely for any of them. This is the one where Bill has to go out into the vacuum of space.

3606. Extremis
270. 200517 by Steven Moffat
The Master/Repartee Story
(S)he's back to cause havoc.

3607. TBA
271. 270517 by Peter Harness
The Mystery Story
It's a mystery what happens in this one.

3608. TBA
272. 030617 by Toby Whithouse
The Earth Invasion Story
Truth Monks, memory police, and possibly the return of those lava creatures from The Fires of Pompeii

3609. TBA
273. 100617 by Mark Gatiss
The Classic Monster Story
Return of the Ice Warriors. Set on Mars. A new ice creature likely.

3610. The Eaters of Light
274. 170617 by Rona Munro
The Ghost Story
Rona previously wrote Survival, featuring Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred and Anthony Ainley. So happy Rona has returned to pen another. This one will have ghostly soldiers. Will we see cats?

3611. TBA Part 1
3612. TBA Part 2
275. 240617 by Steven Moffat
        010717 by Steven Moffat
The Actor's Request Story
Peter Capaldi gets his wish and has his childhood cybermen in this episode. The first cybermen from Mondas, the twin planet of Earth from our universe.
These could be the ones that escaped the destruction of the Tenth Planet, of which the Doctor is partly responsible. Will they get their revenge?

I just hope that they bring back the Zarbi, Menoptera and Optera for the Christmas special!

3613X. Fall of the House of The Doctor (Projected Title)
276. 251217 by Steven Moffat
Does the Animus cause the Doctor's regeneration? Will we see Vortis again? Will a Zarbi run into a camera?
It would be so cool to have these in Doctor Who again for we classic series fans. At this stage, there is no information on who/what will be the antagonist in this episode.

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Predicted upcoming season / series start dates for your future records.

2017 Apr 15 A series with a new companion starring Peter Capaldi
2017 Dec 25 Peter Capaldi leaves. A new doctor in the TARDIS.
2018 Apr 1 New season with the 13th Doctor
2018 Dec 25
2019 Apr 21
2019 Dec 25
2020 Apr 12
2020 Dec 25 The 13th Doctor leaves
2021 Apr 4 The start of the 14th Doctor's tenure
2021 Dec 25
2022 Break Year - Some specials leading up to...
2023 Doctor Who's 60th Anniversary. 24 episode series (2 series together) and a cinematic movie with perfect CGI of late actors. (Let's make the intention for this to happen!)


Use Plan Forever to keep a note of upcoming eps. (It's a free online calendar to the year 9999 with century planners, that I developed. Everything for a budding time travel writer. Check it out!)

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Series 2, 3 and 4 plus specials starring David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor.
Series 5, 6, 7 starring Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor
50th Anniversary Special starring John Hurt as the War Doctor
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Also starring Billie Piper as Rose Tyler, Noel Clarke as Mickey, Freema Agyeman as Martha Jones, Catherine Tate as Donna Noble, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams, Alex Kingston as River Song and Jenna-Louise Coleman as Clara Oswin Oswald

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