Steven Moffat says “the Doctor has already lost” in this week’s Doctor Who

“We are in completely uncharted territory" in what could be a real shake-up for the series

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This Saturday’s episode of Doctor Who will apparently be a real game-changer for the sci-fi series, with head writer and executive producer Steven Moffat describing it as “uncharted territory” for the nearly 54-year-old drama.

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“The Doctor has already lost, Earth has already fallen and it hasn’t just happened,” the Scottish screenwriter says in a new promotional video for eighth episode The Lie of the Land (written by Being Human scribe Toby Whithouse).

“It happened six months into a new totalitarian regime with which the Doctor is co-operating. 

“We are in completely uncharted territory as we enter this Doctor Who story,” he concludes. Sounds like this could be the biggest challenge the Doctor has faced yet…

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Doctor Who continues on BBC1 this Saturday 3rd May at 7:35pm