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September 11th, 2015 34 comments

Doctor Who Series 9 Prologue to Episode 1.

Doctor Who New Series Prologue. Doctor Who Series 9 starts here, with this prologue to episode 1, The Magician’s Apprentice.

Where is the Doctor? When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from?

As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossible.


  • Doctor Stu

    September 13th, 2015 - 5:46pm

    Ha stripey face :mrgreen:


    September 13th, 2015 - 5:39pm

    I’ve done a couple of uploads on Deviant Art about Davros relating to ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ 🙂

    Doctor Who – Genesis of the Daleks / The Magician’s Apprentice

    Doctor Who – Series 9 – Davros

  • Fiona ting

    September 13th, 2015 - 3:51pm

    I cannot wait for New series on Saturday night

  • Simeon

    September 13th, 2015 - 11:14am

    “like most fans”?

    Where on earth did you get that from?

  • Anonymous

    September 12th, 2015 - 7:51pm

    it may be released online

  • collector

    September 12th, 2015 - 7:21pm

    Are we, the british public, going to be getting to see The Doctor’s Meditation on telly on or before the 19th?

  • 47

    September 12th, 2015 - 3:02pm

    I just don’t like the awful “Missy” title. If The Master is going to be female, fine, no probs, just now the cat is out the bag, just call her ‘The Master’ and get on with it. Worst case scenario, this all turns into another Clara is the centre of the universe story, just like the idiotic “Ponds” before. But, hopeful of a good, well written and performed story. Looking forward to it.


    September 12th, 2015 - 3:02pm

    If Julian is back as Davros, then they are keeping very tight lipped about it.

  • Doctor Stu

    September 12th, 2015 - 2:25pm

    If Davros is returning I hope it’s Julian bleach Davros though I extremely doubt it

  • Doctor Stu

    September 12th, 2015 - 2:23pm

    Maybe missy is a future incarnation of the master and the weird man with the cracked face is the actual master currently

  • 100,000BC

    September 12th, 2015 - 1:50pm

    Ooh, Morbius, I like that – but have you considered the possibility that it could be…


    Well, neither have I, actually, but anything’s possible in Doctor Who 😉

  • 47

    September 12th, 2015 - 9:52am

    The Daleks featured in the trailers for the season, were at Bovington Tank Museum in July, also with them was Davros, so the ‘he’ in this prologue could be Davros. Personally, I hope the ‘he’ in question is The Master, and “Missy” -*urrggh*, is one of his servants -(The Magicians Apprentice ?) and therefore is a new character in her own right – which perhaps would elevate her -or “is that just me being cynical ?” Or perhaps it will be something completely different and another twist…….Anyhoo, good prologue, look forward to see how it plays out.

  • doyouhearthem?

    September 12th, 2015 - 9:43am

    Or from the power of three.

  • doyouhearthem?

    September 12th, 2015 - 9:42am

    I assumed it was stripy face.

  • starshipalaska

    September 12th, 2015 - 8:41am

    “His servants seek you everywhere.”
    Come on people, surely we got Davros here.


    September 12th, 2015 - 6:46am

    Prey Rassilon yes, cos like most fan’s, I don’t regard that Missy as the real Master, just an impostor who wants the Doctor to believe she is him.

  • weeping angel

    September 12th, 2015 - 12:14am

    i wonder if its the master or the weeping angels

  • caolan

    September 11th, 2015 - 11:21pm

    Or John simm is returning as the master

  • The Cyber Squirrel

    September 11th, 2015 - 6:45pm

    It’s also from The Eleventh Hour

  • bigwhofan

    September 11th, 2015 - 6:44pm

    Judging that the last time we saw her was when the Doctor was less than 900 years old in the Time War compared to being over 2,000 today, you’re bound to look a bit different during that time


    September 11th, 2015 - 5:33pm

    Yep, Clare Higgin’s in back as Ohila since ‘Night of the Doctor’ 2 years ago 🙂

  • 76 Totter’s Lane

    September 11th, 2015 - 5:18pm

    This is a separate prequel then from ‘The Doctor’s Meditation’ that they’re showing in the US cinemas as that has Daniel Hoffmann-Gill in and was filmed at Caerphilly Castle. Also, is that Clare Higgins as Ohila? She looks different.


    September 11th, 2015 - 4:43pm

    100,000BC – Since the Doctor never said ‘She’ but ‘he’ during this prologue, he may not be referring to either Davros or the Master, he could in fact be referring too –


    Because I’m sure it’s been said that there will be a returning villian who has not yet made an appearance in the new series, and old Morbius has not yet appeared in the new series, and that hooded character with horizontal lines over his case could for all we now be a Morbius in a new body made for him . . . . after all, he was executed, reborn and died on Karn when introduced years ago, and it is Karn we are seeing in the above prologue, so it makes sense to me.

  • CJ

    September 11th, 2015 - 4:42pm

    I’m so excited!!! 😀

  • 100,000BC

    September 11th, 2015 - 4:31pm

    But what if they aren’t talking about the Master? Remember that the Doctor and Master were friends once and knew each other well (and don’t forget the Master is a ‘she’ now). What if they are talking about Davros, for example? We know the Daleks are in this episode and that the master is a ‘she’ (Missy) not a ‘he’ in the episode (unless there are two incarnations involved).

  • Trenzalore1502

    September 11th, 2015 - 4:24pm

    Is that it? It was alright but nothing overly exciting.

  • JellyBaby100

    September 11th, 2015 - 3:44pm

    Yes! That’s were it’s from!


    September 11th, 2015 - 3:19pm

    “I’ve put a lot of work into it”. Anyone whose ever seen Steven Moffat’s ‘The Curse of Fatal Death’ will recognize that bit of dialogue straight away !! 😀

  • Dalek the Supreme

    September 11th, 2015 - 2:15pm

    So it is Karn… Well, we all already know the Doctor and that Sister of Karn are talking about the Master. I’m curious to know what enterprise they’re talking about. Turning the Daleks good? Finding Gallifrey? Or something else entirely?

  • Cousins2019

    September 11th, 2015 - 1:19pm

    Wow just wow cant wait for next week!

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