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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to Mummy on the Orient Express

It’s time to take a ride on board the Orient Express (in space). Mummy on the Orient Express airs tonight, and to whet your appetite for tonight’s spooky adventure, here’s all you need to know about episode eight:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

While the seasoned Gallifreyan speeds through the stars on one of the most beautiful trains in history, he crosses paths with a lethal creature stalking the passengers aboard the Orient Express. Once they lay eyes on the horrifying Mummy, the victims have just 66 seconds to live. As ever, the Doctor faces a race against time to defeat his enemy, a conflict which sees the seasoned traveller at his deadliest and most ruthless.

The international broadcast times for Mummy on the Orient Express are as follows:

  • UK – Tonight at 8.35pm on BBC One
  • US – Tonight at 9/8C on BBC America
  • Canada – Tonight at 9pm on SPACE
  • Germany – Tonight at 9.35pm on FOX (English version with German subtitles)
  • Australia – Tomorrow at 6.35am (simulcast) & 7.40pm (repeat) on ABC1
  • New Zealand – Sunday 19th October at 7.30pm on Prime
  • Finland – Sunday 2nd November at 7.10pm on YLE2
The full cast list for Mummy on the Orient Express is as follows:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • Danny – Samuel Anderson
  • Perkins – Frank Skinner
  • Captain Quell – David Bamber
  • Gus – John Sessions
  • Maisie – Daisy Beaumont
  • Mrs Pitt – Janet Henfrey
  • Prof Moorhouse – Christopher Villiers
  • Foretold – Jamie Hill
  • Singer – Foxes
Here’s two trailers for Mummy on the Orient Express:

And here’s a clip:

Be sure to stay tuned to The Gallifrey Times after the episode at 9.20pm for a discussion & poll, episode eight of behind the scenes show Doctor Who Extra and the Next Time trailer for Flatline!