Now On TV – DOCTOR WHO Series Nine Begins!
In production since January, the ninth series of Doctor Who – the second starring Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi – has finally begun transmission on BBC One in the UK and on networks all around the world. At the time of writing, the titles of several episodes of the twelve-week series have yet to be revealed, but the new series commenced on Saturday, September 19th with The Magician’s Apprentice, written by current showrunner Steven Moffat. Many of the stories this series are two-part adventures (or else with a second episode which is connected to the events and characters from the first) and Moffat’s series début is followed by its second instalment, The Witch’s Familiar on September 26th. The next two episodes are written by Toby ( Being Human, The Game) Whithouse and are directed by Daniel O’Hara with a guest cast list which includes Paul Kaye, Morven Christie and Colin McFarlane. October 16th will see the transmission of The Girl Who Died by Jamie Mathieson and Steven Moffat, with its linked second episode The Woman Who Lived by former Torchwood scriptwriter Catherine Tregenna airing on October 23rd. Guest cast includes Maisie ( Game of Thrones) Williams, Rufus Hound and David Schofield. More news on subsequent new series episodes in next month’s Outside the Box.
Promoter] Vision Nine regrets to announce that the two Symphonic Spectacular shows scheduled for October 7th at Barclays Center have been cancelled. All Ticketmaster online and phone orders will automatically be refunded. Remaining refunds will be available at point of purchase.”
The concerts, which were to have been hosted by Michelle (Missy/The Master) Gomez, are not presently expected to be rescheduled and no further explanation has been given for the cancellation.