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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to Dark Water

It’s time to discover what lies after death – Dark Water airs tonight, and to whet your appetite for tonight’s episode, here’s all you need to know about part one of the series finale:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

In the first of a two-part finale, the Doctor finally comes face to face with Missy, the mysterious woman who has been popping up throughout the series, greeting various dead characters as they have entered what she and her assistant Seb have variously described as the Promised Land, Heaven, the afterlife and the Nethersphere. It turns out that plans have been drawn up and an impossible choice is looming, as the sinister organisation known only as 3W promises: ‘Death is not an end’.

The international broadcast times for Dark Water are as follows:

  • UK – Tonight at 8.15pm on BBC One
  • US – Tonight at 9/8C on BBC America
  • Canada – Tonight at 9pm on SPACE
  • Germany – Tonight at 9.30pm on FOX (English version with German subtitles)
  • Australia – Tomorrow at 7.15am (simulcast) & 7.40pm (repeat) on ABC1
  • New Zealand – Sunday 9th November at 7.30pm on Prime
  • Finland – Sunday 23rd November at 7.10pm on YLE2
The full cast list for Dark Water is below:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • Clara – Jenna Coleman
  • Danny – Samuel Anderson
  • Missy – Michelle Gomez
  • Gran – Sheila Reid
  • Seb – Chris Addison
  • Dr Chang – Andrew Leung
  • Fleming – Bradley Ford
  • Mr Armitage – Nigel Betts
  • Woman – Joan Blackham
  • Boy – Antonio Bourouphael
  • Cyberman – Jeremiah Krage
  • Voice of the Cybermen – Nicholas Briggs
Here’s two trailers:

And here’s a clip:

Be sure to stay tuned to The Gallifrey Times after the episode at 9pm for a discussion & poll, episode eleven of behind the scenes show Doctor Who Extra and previews for the series finale, Death in Heaven!