BBC Releases Episode Titles/Writers/Directors/Guest Stars For Doctor Who Season 8

new who costume peter capaldiWith the new season of Doctor Who kicking off this Saturday and folks getting their first real chance to see just what a Peter Capaldi Doctor will be like, the BBC has released a list of episode titles, writer, directors and guest stars. You'll see on the list that Steven Moffat is writing or co-writing seven of the twelve episodes this season. Also, new companion Danny Pink is introduced in episode 2.

Episode 1: Deep Breath
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Ben Wheatley
Guest stars: Neve McIntosh, Catrin Stewart, Dan Starkey, Peter Ferdinando

Episode 2: Into the Dalek
Written by Phil Ford and Steven Moffat
Directed by Ben Wheatley
Guest stars: Zawe Ashton, Michael Smiley
Introducing Samuel Anderson as Danny Pink

Episode 3: Robot of Sherwood
Written by Mark Gatiss
Directed by Paul Murphy
Guest stars Tom Riley as Robin Hood and Ben Miller as the Sheriff of Nottingham

Episode 4: Listen
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Douglas MacKinnon

Episode 5: Time Heist
Written by Stephen Thompson and Steven Moffat
Directed by Douglas MacKinnon
Guest star: Keeley Hawes

Episode 6: The Caretaker
Written by Gareth Roberts and Steven Moffat
Directed by Paul Murphy
Guest star: Ellis George

Episode 7: Kill the Moon
Written by Peter Harness
Directed by Paul Wilmshurst
Guest stars: Hermione Norris, Tony Osoba and Ellis George

Episode 8: Mummy on the Orient Express
Written by Jamie Mathieson
Directed by Paul Wilmshurst
Guest stars: Frank Skinner, Foxes and David Bamber

Episode 9: Flatline
Written by Jamie Mathieson
Directed by Douglas MacKinnon
Guest star: Christopher Fairbank and Joivan Wade

Episode 10: In the Forest of the Night
Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Directed by Sheree Folkson
Guest stars: Abigail Eames, Jaydon Harris-Wallace, Ashley Foster, Harley Bird

Episode 11/12 Dark Water/Death In Heaven
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Rachel Talalay
Guest stars: Michelle Gomez, Chris Addison, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Jemma Redgrave, Ingrid Oliver

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