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The Woman Who Lived Saturday 24 October

Saturday 24 October Doctor Who: The Woman Who Lived

England, 1651. The deadly Highwayman ‘The Nightmare’ and his sidekick stalk the dark streets of London. But when they find loot that’s not of this world, they come face to face with The Doctor.

Who is the Nightmare in league with? And can the Doctor avoid the hangman’s noose and protect Earth from a devilish betrayal?

Writer / Catherine Tregenna
Director / Ed Bazalgette
Producer / Derek Ritchie
Cast / Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman



  • CJ

    October 24th, 2015 - 6:08pm

    I can tell you that the Knightmare is definitely going to be Ashildr…

  • Lord President

    October 22nd, 2015 - 11:06pm

    Continuing from my last post, I was referring to the Fisher King

  • Lord President

    October 22nd, 2015 - 11:04pm

    Can’t wait to see Leandro in this episode (he’s the fire-breathing Thunder cat)! Hope he’s not an underused character that looks awesome but only has about ten minutes on screen!!!

  • CJ

    October 19th, 2015 - 5:56am

    Anon, I didn’t think she was just a new character, I also thought she was the Rani so I was kinda close

  • Dalek105

    October 17th, 2015 - 9:14pm

    I have a theory that the girl in this episode is the same person as the child in the girl who died and I think she is jenny flint

  • Anonymous

    October 17th, 2015 - 5:34pm

    The Doctor very firmly went through the full run down of his regenerations in The Time of the Doctor.

    Plus, “child Doctor” could be “child of the Doctor” and we could be looking at Susan’s mum here. Well if Moffat is going to tell us why The Doctor left Gallifrey they are going to have to explain why Susan went with him.

  • noncanon

    October 16th, 2015 - 10:59pm

    How is that name even pronounced? Ashildr? Is it like Ash – ill – drrrr like rolling the r?

  • anon

    October 16th, 2015 - 10:57pm

    CJ, pretty sure that you also said that Missy (the woman in the shop) would be a completely new character….. Then lo and behold, she couldn’t very well keep calling herself “the Master”, now could she? Lol

  • CJ

    October 16th, 2015 - 4:07pm

    I know right! Ashildr will be a completely new character… Trust me

  • The Moffat Paradox

    October 14th, 2015 - 10:26pm

    Then that would change the number of official regerations and mean Hartnell wasn’t the first incarnation of the Doctor.Dont think even Moffat would go that far.

  • GallifreyFalls,NoMore

    October 14th, 2015 - 2:12pm

    Have i completely lost the plot? The on set photo of Capaldi and Coleman with Ben Freeman and a stone headed thing with red eyes was shot in Tenerife… Where the opener was filmed, yet there was no stone head man and no ben freeman…. When are we actually going to see the creature?

    Or is that where Heaven Sent/Hell Bent are set, are we going back to Skaro?

    And a small theory for Ashildr, moffat has a way with words.. the last two letters of that name are D and R which is abbreviated for Doctor, so could Ashil be a Gallifreyan word? Possibly “child/young” which would be child/young Doctor.

    I know that Clara grabbed the child Doctors foot in Listen, but maybe as a young Time Lord, the Doctor decided he wanted to try life as a Time Lady for a few years?

  • Dalek Krane

    October 11th, 2015 - 2:05pm

    How does the Doctor get stuck with the vikings to begin with (the girl who died/the woman who lived), and how come the BBC just mentioned the new enemy the Mire now, because there is no proof that they existed on TARDIS DATA CORE, the Doctor Who wiki?


    October 11th, 2015 - 12:43pm

    I was wondering having seen maisie Williams in the original trailer wearing the astronaut outfit and clara plummeting to oblivion in next weeks trailer wearing said astronaut gear whether somebody has to die in order for somebody to live. This might tie in with the titles. Nothing to do with the doctors daughter like I originally thought.

  • Anonymous

    October 11th, 2015 - 2:07am

    Wonder if there is a reference to the nightmare child?

  • the astronaut of death

    October 10th, 2015 - 6:00pm

    i think he meets her in ep 5 and then again in ep 6

  • CJ

    October 10th, 2015 - 5:50pm

    Exactly, that’s what I think aswell

  • nathan

    October 10th, 2015 - 5:22pm

    I bet the nightmare is an alien sidekick

  • mrkrazy407

    October 10th, 2015 - 4:43pm

    It is not a two part story, however masie is in both episodes

  • nathan

    October 10th, 2015 - 4:03pm


  • nathan

    October 10th, 2015 - 4:03pm

    I got a shiver down my spine

  • ultimateWhofan63

    October 9th, 2015 - 6:02am

    it seems like Maisie Williams is the nightmare because first of all she was wearing the outfit and second of all when the doctor saw her in the trailer he said you, implying that he had met her before

  • Lord President

    October 8th, 2015 - 10:39pm

    I thought episode 5) “The Girl who Died” and episode 6) “The Woman who Lived” were a two-part story, but going by the synopsis for each one, I can’t see how they’re linked…. in ANY way!

  • doyouhearthem?

    October 8th, 2015 - 5:33pm

    So we saw Maisie Williams in a highwayman outfit in the trailer… Could she be the Nightmare?(only a guess).

  • Anonymous

    October 8th, 2015 - 4:19pm

    It sounds good

  • Dalekparadigm2

    October 8th, 2015 - 1:43pm

    Sounds better than I though it would

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