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Doctor Who Series 8 - 2014

Updated on September 8, 2014

Coming to our televisions on August 23rd, 2014, this exciting new series of Doctor Who will introduce Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor alongside his assistant Clara.

Now the longest ever running science fiction show on TV, the 8th season will bring more thrilling episodes, and more alien monsters from the corners of time and space.

Watch the trailers and read more about Doctor Who below...

Introducing the New Doctor!

Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor
Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor | Source

Every few (thousand?) years, the Doctor undergoes a “regeneration”, where he acquires a new body and a new face. In the 50th Anniversary Special, we saw the end of Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, and got a glimpse of the next...

Peter Capaldi is the Twelfth Doctor. He's a little older than the others we've had recently, and so we’ll maybe see a wiser Time Lord? Maybe more eccentric too, more like the early Doctors. Many fans are excited to see what this new Doctor will bring.

Doctor Who Series 8 - BBC Trailer

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What can we expect in 2014?

The Internet is full of rumours about what we might see in the new season of Doctor Who.

We already know that the Doctor has regenerated, and will be played by Peter Capaldi, accompanied by Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald the Doctor’s assistant. Many are looking forward to see how the Twelfth Doctor will turn out, and what his character will be like.

The first trailer from the BBC was action-packed, featuring familiar monsters such as Daleks as Cybermen, as well as a mysterious tentacled alien and a T-Rex. Other trailers have been much more brief, giving away very little of what is to come.

It’s sure to say, however, that the new Doctor Who will feature exciting adventures, a sophisticated story arc that slowly unwinds, and villains that are sure to have you gripping the sofa cushions!

The series starts with Deep Breath on August 23rd. Watch the trailer below...

Episode 1 - Deep Breath - Trailer

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Deep Breath
Deep Breath
If you missed this exciting first episode of Doctor Who, Who can watch it online here:

When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. Who is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship survive as they embark on a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy?

The Doctor has changed. It’s time you knew him.

Catch the first episode of the new series - Deep Breath - in selected cinemas and on TV around the world from 23 August. For more info visit:

Next Episode - Listen

What happens when the Doctor is alone...

and what scares him?

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Upcoming Episodes

Air Date
Deep Breath
August 23rd
Into the Dalek
August 30th
Robot Of Sherwood
September 6th
September 13th
Time Heist
September 20th
The Caretaker
September 27th
Kill The Moon
October 4th
Mummy On The Orient Express
October 11th
October 18th
In The Forest Of The Night
October 25th
Dark Water/Death In Heaven
November 1st

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Doctor Who: Season 8 [Blu-ray]
Doctor Who: Season 8 [Blu-ray]
Get the whole of Doctor Who Season 8 and the special features on Blu-Ray as soon as it is released.

Worldwide Broadcast

The new season of Doctor Who will be shown on the same weekend in several countries. Check your local schedules for details.

  • UK - BBC One
  • USA - BBC America
  • Canada - Space
  • Australia - ABC1
  • Germany - FOX Germany

Cinemas around the world will also be showing the new episodes.

See here for more information on where you can watch Doctor Who.

New Doctor? New Monsters!


New Villains and Monsters coming in 2014

Which will have you hiding behind cushions?

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Catch with last year's Doctor Who

In 2013 we saw Matt Smith continue his excellent role as the Eleventh Doctor in the second part of Season 7, and with a new companion. While travelling throug Time and once again saving the Universe, the Doctor has to solve the mystery of Clara, the impossible girl who has died twice.

The Bells of Saint John
The Bells of Saint John
The Doctor's search for Clara Oswald brings him to modern day London, where wifi is everywhere. Humanity lives in a wifi soup. But something dangerous is lurking in the signals, picking off minds and imprisoning them. As Clara becomes the target of this insidious menace, the Doctor races to save her and the world from an ancient enemy.

There was also the fabulous 50th Anniversary Special, featuring both Matt Smith and David Tennant, and introducing John Hurt as the War Doctor.

The Day of the Doctor
The Day of the Doctor
In this 50th Anniversary Special, three Doctors embark on their greatest adventure ever! In Elizabethan England a murderous plot is unfolding, in modern London something is awakening in the museum, and an ancient space battle reaches its devastating finale.

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