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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to Hell Bent

After twelve weeks that have seen the Doctor and Clara journey from Skaro to a Zygon uprising to a mystery trap street within London, the unfortunate death of Clara and the Doctor’s billion-year imprisonment within his own confession dial, series nine wraps up tonight with the season finale, Hell Bent. To whet your appetite for tonight’s confrontation on Gallifrey, here’s all you need to know:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

The Doctor faces a bittersweet homecoming as, betrayed and trapped, with both his hearts broken, he demonstrates just how far he would be willing to go if someone took everything he cared about from him. With his quest to reach Gallifrey seemingly over, the Time Lord engages his own people in a struggle that will take him to the very end of time itself, but who is the mysterious `Hybrid’ mentioned in the Gallifreyan prophecy? And just what was it the Doctor left behind as his `confession’?

The international broadcast times for Hell Bent are as follows:

  • UK – Tonight at 8pm 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
  • South Africa – Saturday 12th December at 6pm on BBC First
  • India – Sunday 20th December at 11pm on FX
  • Finland – Monday 21st December at 6.05pm on YLE2
  • Germany – Thursday 21st January at 10pm on FOX
The cast list for Hell Bent is as follows:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • The President – Donald Sumpter
  • The General – Ken Bones
  • Female General – T’nia Miller
  • Gastron – Malachi Kirby
  • Ohila – Claire Higgins
  • The Woman – Linda Broughton
  • Plump Man – Martin T Sherman
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 9.05pm for a poll where you can share your opinions on the episode, behind the scenes content and any possible trailers for The Husbands of River Song!