Doctor Who Returns August 23rd

Doctor Who returns August 23, 2014

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The BBC has tonight confirmed a start date of August 23rd 2014 for the return of Doctor Who and the broadcast debut of Season 8 featuring Peter Capaldi as the twelfth Doctor.  Joining Capaldi will be Jenna Coleman as companion Clara.  Season 8 will debut in Canada on the same date on SPACE, however broadcast time has yet to be confirmed.

The BBC has also confirmed that the first episode will be feature length and that it will titled “Deep Breath”.

So far, Doctor Who Series 8 looks like this:

  • Episode 01, Deep Breath written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Completed.
  • Episode 02, written by Phil Ford. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Completed.
  • Episode 03, written by Mark Gatiss. Directed by Paul Murphy. Completed.
  • Episode 04, written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Completed.
  • Episode 05, written by Steve Thompson. Directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Completed.
  • Episode 06, written by Gareth Roberts. Directed by Paul Murphy. Completed.
  • Episode 07, written by Peter Harness. Directed by Paul Wilmshurst. Completed.
  • Episode 08, written by Jamie Mathieson. Directed by Paul Wilmshurst. Completed.
  • Episode 09, written by Jamie Mathieson. Directed by Douglas Mackinnon.
  • Episode 10, written by TBC. Directed by TBC (still in production).
  • Episode 11/12, written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Rachel Talalay. (Still in production.)
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