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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to Under the Lake

After the opening two-parter, it’s time for the Doctor and Clara to head underwater for a base under siege tale, which sees a crew under attack from mysterious ghosts. Under the Lake airs tonight, and to whet your appetite for tonight’s opening half of another two-parter, here’s all you need to know:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

The Time Lord and Clara set out to save the frightened crew of an underwater base who have come under attack from a mysterious threat. However, when the facility’s residents starts getting killed, they refuse to stay dead – leading their colleagues to believe that ghosts are real. Can the Doctor get to the bottom of the mystery before everyone is wandering around like zombies? 

The international broadcast times for Under the Lake 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 (available after UK premiere on iView)
  • Finland – Monday 12th October at 6.05pm on YLE2
  • South Africa – Saturday 24th October at 7.30pm on BBC First
  • Germany – Thursday 10th December at 9pm on FOX
The cast list for Under the Lake 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
Here’s two trailers for the episode:

And here’s two clips:

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 Before the Flood!