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Doctor Who

  • Season 10
  • 12 episodes

Summary

Adventures across time and space with the time-travelling hero.

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Episode 1: The Pilot

Summary

Two worlds collide when the Doctor meets Bill, and a chance encounter with a girl with a star in her eye leads to a terrifying chase across time and space. Bill's mind is opened to a universe that is bigger and more exciting than she could possibly have imagined. But who is the Doctor, and what is his secret mission on Earth?

Review

Bill Potts, the Doctor will see you now. It feels like an aeon since we’ve been able to enjoy the whole “new companion” shtick: What’s a Tardis? Are you an alien? This time not “Doctor who?” but “Doctor what?” and, crucially for all novice adventurers with loosened bowels, is there a toilet in the Tardis?

Cunningly titled The Pilot, Steven Moffat’s series-ten opener is geared up as a fresh start, a jumping-on point for Bill and new viewers, requiring little or no foreknowledge of Doctor Who lore. Pearl Mackie is quirky and instantly winning as campus canteen worker Bill, whose thirst for knowledge means she steals into the Doctor’s lectures. For his final series, Peter Capaldi’s majestic Time Lord has taken rooms at St Luke’s University, Bristol, with his police box resting invitingly in the corner of his study.

Snappily directed by Lawrence Gough, The Pilot has eerie moments, a menacing puddle, love in the midst of a war zone, comic asides from Matt Lucas as the Doctor’s dippy batman, Nardole – and blasts of Beethoven and Joy Division on the soundtrack.

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There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

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Credits

Cast

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The DoctorPeter Capaldi
BillPearl Mackie
NardoleMatt Lucas
MoiraJennifer Hennessy
HeatherStephanie Hyam
Voice of the DaleksNicholas Briggs

Crew

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DirectorLawrence Gough
ProducerPeter Bennett
Executive producerSteven Moffat
Executive producerBrian Minchin
WriterSteven Moffat

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  • Summary

    Two worlds collide when the Doctor meets Bill, and a chance encounter with a girl with a star in her eye leads to a terrifying chase across time and space. Bill's mind is opened to a universe that is bigger and more exciting than she could possibly have imagined. But who is the Doctor, and what is his secret mission on Earth?

    Review

    Bill Potts, the Doctor will see you now. It feels like an aeon since we’ve been able to enjoy the whole “new companion” shtick: What’s a Tardis? Are you an alien? This time not “Doctor who?” but “Doctor what?” and, crucially for all novice adventurers with loosened bowels, is there a toilet in the Tardis?

    Cunningly titled The Pilot, Steven Moffat’s series-ten opener is geared up as a fresh start, a jumping-on point for Bill and new viewers, requiring little or no foreknowledge of Doctor Who lore. Pearl Mackie is quirky and instantly winning as campus canteen worker Bill, whose thirst for knowledge means she steals into the Doctor’s lectures. For his final series, Peter Capaldi’s majestic Time Lord has taken rooms at St Luke’s University, Bristol, with his police box resting invitingly in the corner of his study.

    Snappily directed by Lawrence Gough, The Pilot has eerie moments, a menacing puddle, love in the midst of a war zone, comic asides from Matt Lucas as the Doctor’s dippy batman, Nardole – and blasts of Beethoven and Joy Division on the soundtrack.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    The DoctorPeter Capaldi
    BillPearl Mackie
    NardoleMatt Lucas
    MoiraJennifer Hennessy
    HeatherStephanie Hyam
    Voice of the DaleksNicholas Briggs

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorLawrence Gough
    ProducerPeter Bennett
    Executive producerSteven Moffat
    Executive producerBrian Minchin
    WriterSteven Moffat

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There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

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