Sakro’s bad boys are back in town and busy taking over the capital’s transport network ahead of Doctor Who’s return this weekend.
Opening the show’s ninth series, and Peter Capaldi’s second in charge of the TARDIS, is The Magician’s Apprentice written by show runner Steven Moffat.
When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara (Jenna Coleman) needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from?As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossible.
The guest cast includes Michelle Gomez, Jemma Redgrave, Kelly Hunter, Clare Higgins, Jaye Griffiths, Harki Bhambra, Daniel Hoffmann-Gill, Joey Price, Aaron Neil, India Ria Amarteifio, Dasharn Anderson, Demi Papaminas, Jami Reid-Quarrell, Benjamin Cawley, Stefan Adegbola, Shin-Fei Chen, Lucy Newman-Williams, Barnaby Edwards, Nicholas Pegg, Jonathon Ojinnaka.
BBC One, 19th September at 7.40pm