Monday, 18 March 2013

Doctor Who: Series 7B Synopses Revealed

Doctor Who returns on 30th March for eight more episodes, making up the second half of Series 7. The BBC have revealed synopses for the first four adventures:

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.

Executive produced by Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner
Directed by Colm McCarthy
Written by Steven Moffat
Produced by Denise Paul
Series produced by Marcus Wilson

The Rings of Akhaten


Clara wants to see something awesome, so the Doctor whisks her off to the inhabited rings of the planet Akhaten, where the Festival of Offerings is in full swing. Clara meets the young Queen of Years as the pilgrims and natives ready for the ceremony. But something is stirring in the pyramid, and a sacrifice will be demanded.

Executive produced by Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner
Directed by Farren Blackburn
Written by Neil Cross
Produced by Denise Paul
Series produced by Marcus Wilson

Cold War


The Doctor and Clara land on a damaged Russian Submarine in 1983 as it spirals out of control into the ocean depths. An alien creature is loose on board, having escaped from a block of Arctic ice. With tempers flaring and a cargo of nuclear weapons on board, it’s not just the crew but the whole of humanity at stake!

Executive produced by Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon
Written by Mark Gatiss
Produced by Marcus Wilson

Hide


Clara and the Doctor arrive at Caliburn House, a haunted mansion sat alone on a desolate moor. Within its walls, a ghost hunting Professor and a gifted psychic are searching for the Witch of the Well. Her apparition appears throughout the history of the building, but is she really a ghost? And what is chasing her?

Executive produced by Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner
Directed by Jamie Payne
Written by Neil Cross
Produced by Marcus Wilson

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