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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to Before the Flood

After last week’s shocking cliffhanger showing the Doctor as a ghost, it’s time to see how it ends/begins as the Doctor heads back to before the town flooded to discover just how the ghosts were created in the first place. Before the Flood airs tonight, and to whet your appetite for tonight’s episode, here’s all you need to know:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

The concluding edition of a two-part tale – told in reverse – takes the Time Lord to a remote Army outpost, where a fearsome alien warlord known as The Fisher King sets in motion a devious plan to ensure his own survival. As his plot takes effect, the ripples of his actions are felt across the universe in what seems to be an unstoppable chain of cause and reaction. With the consequences spiraling out of control, the Doctor seeks to bring the devastation to an end – but doing so might mean he has to do the unthinkable.

The international broadcast times for Before the Flood are as follows:

  • UK – Tonight at 8.25pm on BBC One
  • US – Tonight at 9/8C on BBC America
  • Canada – Tonight at 9pm on SPACE
  • Asia Pacific – Tomorrow at 10am SGT on BBC Entertainment
  • New Zealand – Tomorrow at 7.30pm on Prime
  • Australia – Tomorrow at 7.40pm on ABC1
  • Finland – Monday 19th October at 6.05pm on ABC1
  • India – Sunday 25th October at 11pm on FX
  • South Africa – Saturday 31st October at 7.30pm on BBC First
  • Germany – Thursday 10th December at 10pm on FOX
The cast list for Before the Flood is as follows:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • Clara – Jenna Coleman
  • Moran – Colin McFarlane
  • Cass – Sophie Stone
  • Lunn – Zaqi Ismail
  • O’Donnell – Morven Christie
  • Bennett – Arsher Ali
  • Pritchard – Steven Robertson
  • Prentis – Paul Kaye
  • Fisher King – Neil Fingleton
  • Voice of the Fisher King – Peter Serafinowicz
  • Roar of the Fisher King – Corey Taylor
Here’s two trailers for the episode:

And here’s a clip:

Be sure to stay tuned to The Gallifrey Times after the episode at 9.10pm for a poll where you can share your opinions on the episode, behind the scenes content and trailers for The Girl Who Died!