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All Doctor Who Series 9 Episode Titles Revealed

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The new series of Doctor Who begins Saturday, 19 September and sees the return of the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenna Coleman). The 12 episode run contains a number of two-parters and is executive produced by showrunner Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin.

Episodes 1 and 2: The Magician’s Apprentice / The Witch’s Familiar

Episodes 3 and 4: Under The Lake / Before The Flood

Episode 5: The Girl Who Died

Episode 6: The Woman Who Lived

Episodes 7 and 8: The Zygon Invasion / The Zygon Inversion

Episode 9: Sleep No More

Episode 10: Face The Raven

Episodes 11 and 12: Heaven Sent / Hell Bent





    October 1st, 2015 - 12:17am

    Ihope they bring davros back for doctor who season 9 episode 12 called hells bent

  • Lily of the Valley

    September 22nd, 2015 - 5:42pm

    I think in the episode, the girl who died, Clara is going to be killed off and in the woman who lived, missy is gonna be in it

  • the ergon

    September 18th, 2015 - 12:34pm

    I love reading the comments before having my say. Besides all the first comments get pushed further down and most people tend to repeat what somebody has already commented on. I,m going all out and still think the maisie williams character if anybody is ‘The doctors daughter’ regenerated from Georgia moffat.

  • Anonymous

    September 18th, 2015 - 2:35am

    You do know this is just a baseless rumour. People will demand it is correct but simple fact of the matter is that the tabloids have been saying she’s leaving at literally every opportunity they get because by process of exhaustion it must happen eventually.

  • JellyBaby100

    September 17th, 2015 - 10:41pm

    Recording ?

  • JellyBaby100

    September 17th, 2015 - 10:32pm

    Ooh, can I have a link?

  • JellyBaby100

    September 17th, 2015 - 10:30pm

    You could say it’s more what he hasn’t done, that being anything.

  • anon

    September 17th, 2015 - 7:05pm

    Yeah, thats true, but tom baker had a good three years and then had a couple more. I know he was the doctor, but to have a stong, resiliant character and then lose them is a bit of a downer.

    Although, now we know that Clara IS leaving, there is no doubt going to be quite a few obsessive fans saying “bring back rose”. To that i say no. Bring in a new companion. Male or female, preferably dark haired (not blonde or a red head) and certainly not that annoying woman from Last Christmas, as she cannot act.

  • Dem squiggles

    September 17th, 2015 - 6:45pm

    Yes and radio times have confirmed the judoon are returing

  • IntoDarkness

    September 17th, 2015 - 5:18pm

    BBC IPlayer ?


    September 17th, 2015 - 4:33pm

    Well she’s had a good 3 years, long enough for most Doctor Who regulars.


    September 17th, 2015 - 4:32pm

    According to the synopsis about ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ in the new issue of Doctor Who Magazine, Colony Sarff is looking for the Doctor to deliver him a message, and will visit the Maldorvarium, the Sisterhood of Karn and the Shadow Proclamation.

    No doubt the Shadow Architect is stil fuming over the Doctor leaving the Shadow Proclamation 7 years ago in the series 4 finale 😀 [ “I order you to STOPPPPPP !!” ].

  • Obsie

    September 17th, 2015 - 4:21pm

    I imagine the site will overload straight after the broadcast.

  • A

    September 16th, 2015 - 9:20pm

    BBC2 & BBC3 have repeats, one in the early hours of the morning & one early evening but you’ll have to wait a few days (25th sept). Or quit your job, lol.

  • A

    September 16th, 2015 - 9:08pm

    Just had a look at the cast of the 1st ep & Kelly Hunter is back as the Shadow Architect. What HAS the Doctor done to warrant the attention of the Shadow Proclamation as well as causing him to visit the Sisterhood of Karn?

  • collector

    September 16th, 2015 - 8:53pm

    So saddened to hear that Jenna Coleman is leaving the show. Best companion in a VERY long time. In a change to what Clara would say: run you clever girl, and remember.

    And really hope that the next companion is not a blonde woman!

  • A

    September 16th, 2015 - 8:13pm

    Possible but the poem is about loss, which is something the Doctor dreads. I do hope the Doctor isn’t guilt ridden about murder.

  • the ergon

    September 16th, 2015 - 5:45pm

    I wonder who,ll be first on this site to air their personal view of the episode come 8:30pm Saturday. There,ll be plenty to be vocal about then.

  • the ergon

    September 16th, 2015 - 5:20pm

    I,ve been thinking that certain words in each title might have some connection to this season if there is a story arc IE; Magician, Witch, Lake, Flood,Girl, woman, Heaven, Hell. Pure speculation I know, but its got me thinking again. The zygon story has similar themes to the film and tv series’ Alien Nation’, with aliens intergrating with humans and politically relevant with whats happening at the moment. Sad jennas leaving, but I think the character has run its course and I hope she gets a decent send off.

  • DannyTheNerd

    September 16th, 2015 - 5:06pm

    Really? I didn’t know that lol

  • Joy

    September 16th, 2015 - 5:04pm

    I know Dr who is sat 19th will it be repeated again as I am working

  • Dem squiggles

    September 16th, 2015 - 5:00pm

    Still the longest running modern companion!

  • DannyTheNerd

    September 16th, 2015 - 4:53pm

    Jenna is leaving doctor who after series 9 🙁 i know most of you wanted her to go, but i really liked her in doctor who 🙁

  • Anonymous

    September 16th, 2015 - 4:38pm

    Technically we know nothing Steven Moffat is deliberately holding back on whether this is a single parter or a two parter because that will affect how we view the story.

  • anon

    September 15th, 2015 - 9:04pm

    No, its not the Mire, the Mire appear in Maisie Williams eps. Collector means the dark humanoid rocky headed thing with red diamond-looking eyes. The Mire are the yellowish robot things that march towards clara and Capaldi in the trailer.

  • 100,000BC

    September 15th, 2015 - 5:46pm

    They are related, at least by the appearance of Maisie Williams’ character (could she be the titular ‘girl’ and ‘woman’?) – but are *technically* separate stories as they are written by different people and, one assumes from what we’ve seen, contain their own plots.

  • The Surgeon

    September 15th, 2015 - 5:26pm

    It annoys me that the Girl who Died and the Woman who Lived are not the same story.
    If they’re unrelated, why title them as if it’s a multi-episode story.

    I like Sleep no More and Face the Raven.

  • Boodleoo

    September 15th, 2015 - 1:26pm

    Just thought I’d do a little investigating try figure out the meaning behind the titles. 🙂
    Episodes 1 and 2: The Magician’s Apprentice / The Witch’s Familiar (I think both are terms for Clara the magician being the doctor, the witch being missy. From the trailers missy spends a lot of time with clara in these episodes)

    Episodes 3 and 4: Under The Lake / Before The Flood

    Episode 5: The Girl Who Died
    (Can only think of a transition of someone into womanhood unless it’s literal or both)
    Episode 6: The Woman Who Lived

    Episodes 7 and 8: The Zygon Invasion / The Zygon Inversion (couldn’t think of anything metaphorical, would say the zygons try to invade then the ‘inverse’ happens whatever that is I can only guess)

    Episode 9: Sleep No More ( I like to think this leads in the next title, as in now its time to act for the Doctor)

    Episode 10: Face The Raven (face the madness like edgar allen poes The Raven)

    Episodes 11 and 12: Heaven Sent / Hell Bent (another term for the doctor and missy (maybe Daleks/davros) respectively)

    Obviously I have no clue but was just trying to mess around with the titles.

  • ZygonTerror

    September 15th, 2015 - 12:21pm

    The first thing that came to mind when I read ‘Hell Bent’ was Missy telling the Doctor in ‘Death in Heaven’ about how the Doctor would take Clara to hell and back if she asked… “and she would”

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