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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to In the Forest of the Night

It’s time to go into the forest (of the night) that’s covered London overnight – In the Forest of the Night airs tonight, and to whet your appetite for tonight’s arboreal adventure, here’s all you need to know about episode ten:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

One morning, the human race wakes up to find the planet has been invaded by its own trees, as overnight a forest has grown everywhere and taken back the Earth. The people are stunned but the Doctor knows more – this bizarre stranglehold of vegetation means the final days of humanity have finally arrived. 

The international broadcast times for In the Forest of the Night are as follows:

  • UK – Tonight at 8.20pm 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 6.20am (simulcast) & 7.40pm (repeat) on ABC1
  • New Zealand – Sunday 2nd November at 7.30pm on Prime
  • Finland – Sunday 16th November at 7.10pm on YLE2
The full cast list for In the Forest of the Night is below:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • Clara – Jenna Coleman
  • Danny – Samuel Anderson
  • Maebh – Abigail Eames
  • Samson – Jaydon Harris-Wallace
  • Bradley – Ashley Foster
  • Ruby – Harley Bird
  • SPOILER – HIGHLIGHT TO READ Missy – Michelle Gomez
  • Maebh’s mum – Siwan Morris
  • George – Harry Dickman
  • Herself – Jenny Hill
  • Annabel – Eloise Barnes
  • Minister – James Weber Brown
  • Neighbour – Michelle Asante
  • Emergency services officer – Curtis Flowers
  • Paris reporter – Kate Tydman
  • Accra reporter – Nana Amoo-Gottfried
  • Little boy – William Wright-Neblett
And here’s two trailers:

Here’s an introduction:

Be sure to stay tuned to The Gallifrey Times after the episode at 9.05pm for a discussion & poll, episode ten of behind the scenes show Doctor Who Extra and the Next Time trailer for part one of the series finale, Dark Water!