The Doctor, Clara and a special guest go on a trip to the moon and find themselves faced with a testing dilemma, in this week’s adventure Kill the Moon. Radio Times designer Stuart Manning explains the inspiration behind his exclusive poster for the episode…
“This one came to me pretty much the moment I read the episode title,” says Stuart. “Astronauts and moon landings feel very 1970s to me and, combined with the colour scheme of Doctor Who’s standard-issue orange spacesuits, just somehow felt right.
“This is less of a pastiche of a specific style and more a mash-up of creepy old visuals – a bit of 2001, some ’70s bleakness and a touch of those odd, abstract thriller novel covers of the era. Think of it thoroughly foxed and creased.”
See all of Stuart Manning’s Doctor Who series eight posters
Doctor Who: Kill the Moon is at 8:30pm on Saturday 4th October on BBC1