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Original Mondasian Cybermen Return to Doctor Who!

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The original Mondasian Cybermen return to Doctor Who as filming begins on the final block of the forthcoming series…

Filming has begun on the final two episodes of Doctor Who series 10, with this first look image revealing the return of a much-feared classic foe.

The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) is pictured with the Mondasian Cybermen – the original version of the Doctor’s deadly enemies who hail from the planet Mondas and have not been seen in Doctor Who for over fifty years.

The Mondasian Cybermen – Peter Capaldi’s long-time favourite foe – will return in episodes 11 and 12 of the series, alongside Capaldi as the Doctor, Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts, Matt Lucas as Nardole and Michelle Gomez as Missy. The episodes, written by Steven Moffat and directed by Rachel Talalay, are now filming in Cardiff.



  • Prof Horner

    March 21st, 2017 - 4:21pm

    According to The TV Times it is Capaldi favorite Cybermen. So maybe he something to do with bring them back?

    • Dalek Eye Stalk

      March 23rd, 2017 - 10:41am

      Plus Capaldi really wanted the Doctor to meet his grand daughter, Susan. I would love to see that myself. Capaldi’s final story at Xmas would be ideal to see him meet up with Susan. Perhaps they could both regenerate at the end. In a story I would call ‘The Time Lord Invasion of Earth’. Set on a future Xmas on Earth, where the Doctor reunites with Susan, and a disgruntled Rassilon decides to take the Earth, and make it his ‘new’ Gallifrey. Plus Rassilon would be supported by the Master(Missy), the meddling monk, the Rani, Morbius and the Valeyard to name just a few rouge timelords.

  • Dalek Eye Stalk

    March 19th, 2017 - 1:18pm

    Can we expect the fish people from ‘The Underwater Menace’ to come back too. 🙂

  • Dalek Eye Stalk

    March 11th, 2017 - 8:57pm

    Will this story be set in 1986?

    • Anonymous

      March 11th, 2017 - 10:00pm


    • The Moffat Paradox

      March 12th, 2017 - 1:08am

      Because the 10th planet story that first introduced them was set then.

    • Anonymous

      March 12th, 2017 - 2:43am

      The box set

    • Anonymous

      March 12th, 2017 - 10:20am

      I don’t know for sure but I expect modern times as the nightmare in silver and Cybus cyberman also feature in the same episode plus the design has been updated implying they are newer than 1966 versions when they were introduced. Behind the scene images also show civilians which are dressed to fit in with modern times.

    • The Outcast

      March 12th, 2017 - 1:00pm

      If its set in 1986, then its probably a story where:
      A) They explain how the Cybermen survived the destruction of Mondas or
      B) Another Attack style story where various different types of Cybermen team up to save Mondas.
      I personally think it’ll be set in the modern day because of rumours I’ve heard about this series’ story arc.

  • Anonymous

    March 10th, 2017 - 6:56pm

    Someone leaked series 10 trailer


      March 11th, 2017 - 2:15pm

      I know it was fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Doctor Who Archive

      March 12th, 2017 - 1:56am


    • doctor who fan 11

      March 12th, 2017 - 10:19am

      It was great. wonder when the BBC will actually use it

    • The Outcast

      March 12th, 2017 - 12:57pm

      I’ve heard Monday somewhere.

  • Dalek Eye Stalk

    March 10th, 2017 - 5:15pm

    Great for the fans, but the general viewer won’t care. Whilst it’s great to have these Cybermen back, they don’t sit well with the modern series. If not done right, they will be laughed off the screen. They worked well in the 60’s, and I must add in black and white. But the transition to HD could leave a lot to be desired.

    • Doctor Stu

      March 10th, 2017 - 10:52pm

      I agree they could be really laughable they need to have something really chilling about them like their creepy voices or a new ability to really make them stand out and not just seem like a gimmick. I’ve honestly just got a feeling they’re being thrown in there for the sake of it and won’t have as big a role as I first expected. It needs to be snowing and foggy to make them retain their original creepiness. Ah well we’ll soon see

    • The Outcast

      March 11th, 2017 - 6:55am


    • The Moffat Paradox

      March 12th, 2017 - 1:38am

      Doctor Stu’s comment could equally be well made about the Daleks, They need to do things even if we don’t always see it that are proper unsettling like when they were extracting information from a UNiIT scientist’s mind and killing him in the process in “Doomsday” and using test subjects in “The Stolen Earth/journeys End” for testing the reality bomb. In the classic series they were known to do things like engage in bacteriological warfare prior to invading a world. Terry Nation as alluded to in “Genesis Of The Daleks” did say that they were supposed to be a metaphor for the Nazis.

    • r1ch1e

      March 12th, 2017 - 6:18am


    • Doctor Stu

      March 12th, 2017 - 2:47pm

      The Daleks need to exterminate more people as well. When rusty killed those two soldiers in series 8 at the start that’s the first time we’d seen a Dalek properly exterminate and kill somebody since series 5

    • 100,000BC

      March 23rd, 2017 - 10:08pm

      Interesting that you say that; in the Moffat era the Daleks have only ever come into contact with a few people (the Doctor, his companions, Churchill, Bracewell, a few WWII soldiers, the small cast of Into The Dalek [briefly], and Missy). This feels to me like they are being undermined – They’re just silly pepperpots when there is nobody to exterminate.

  • Anonymous

    March 10th, 2017 - 3:30am

    Well it suits doesn’t it old doctor old enemy!

  • Tom Tardis

    March 9th, 2017 - 5:27pm

    Again,I think dr who has copied me. I created a multi cybermen story titled “legacy of the cybermen” and also the title “day of the doctor” was created by me before the 50th anniversary. Ive also created a theme for capaldis regeneration. Hope they don’t coy that too, lol

    • Anonymous

      March 9th, 2017 - 6:28pm

      Sure they did

    • Ross

      March 11th, 2017 - 12:19pm

      You’re fooling yourself

    • Anonymous

      March 11th, 2017 - 2:07pm

      Okay… Werk

    • skullshore

      March 11th, 2017 - 9:49pm

      Maybe if you all looked on youtube, u may find that Tom Tardis made his own stories. When the Cult of Skaro came into the show, i was out with my mates and tried to remember all the names. At the time i had forgotten what Dalek Jast was called and said it was called Rabe. Next thing i see is the old Battles in Time Card collection with a Dalek called Rabe. Walls have ears as the old saying goes.

    • The Moffat Paradox

      March 12th, 2017 - 1:19am

      Well I can truthfully say after seeing Destiny Of The Daleks thinking how could the Daleks free Davros from imprisonment on Earth short of a costly and risky full scale attack unless he was put in something like a space station and then lo and behold in Resurrection Of The Daleks he’s been kept in cryosleep in a space station.

    • Anonymous

      March 12th, 2017 - 10:22am

      The BBC aren’t spying on people for ideas

    • Anonymous

      March 12th, 2017 - 10:23am

      It’s just a coincidence that people have similar ideas

    • The Outcast

      March 12th, 2017 - 12:56pm

      In all the 6 million or so Doctor who fans, surely someone is going to have the same idea as one of the people in charge of the show.

    • anon

      March 12th, 2017 - 7:19pm

      Great minds think alike, as the saying goes.

  • TardisBlue

    March 9th, 2017 - 10:43am

    I saw some filming videos and pics and it looks like the new cyber men and the David tennant cyber men are back in action and are invading the streets again finally! We also see half converted hospital people who are guiding a group of humans to be converted! Looks great so far!

  • Wibbly Wobbly, Timey Wimey

    March 9th, 2017 - 7:09am

    The Mondas cybermen have the best voice out of all the monsters of Doctor Who. I can’t wait!

    • Stephen Masters

      March 10th, 2017 - 1:46pm

      The Mondas versions were good, but the voices of the tomb Cybermen sounded more sinister as they used to scare the hell out of me.

  • Whorules

    March 7th, 2017 - 9:39pm

    Nice to see them back although I prefer the tomb of the cybermen Version!

    • Tim M

      March 8th, 2017 - 10:47am

      I agree. Bring the moonbase and tomb cybermen back for Capaldi’s finale.

    • Anonymous

      March 8th, 2017 - 3:40pm

      Point missed

    • Anonymous

      March 8th, 2017 - 5:46pm

      Agreed, Anonymous. Few fans will have these as their favourites but no Cyberman comeback is more impressive than this. What a bold, intelligent and ironic end for both Doctor and Producer.

      Brilliant, bold, and well judged.

    • Tim M

      March 8th, 2017 - 10:00pm

      Is this story going to be like ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’. As we seen Daleks from all era’s in that one. Are we therefore going to see Cybermen from all era’s in this one?

    • Stephen Masters

      March 10th, 2017 - 9:44am

      Yes I do as well. I thought the Moonbase/Tomb Cybermen were were creepy as hell. “You will be like us-sa.”

    • Stephen Masters

      March 10th, 2017 - 1:38pm

      Tim M as far as. I know, only the original I think.

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