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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to The Woman Who Lived

We saw Ashildr become effectively immortal after her resurrection in Viking times – and now, it’s time to see how she’s been coping after centuries of living. The Woman Who Lived airs tonight, and to whet your appetite for tonight’s episode, here’s all you need to know:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

A deadly highwayman going by the name of Knightmare stalks the dark streets of 17th-century London, but after finding some mysterious loot that’s clearly not of this world, he comes face to face with the Doctor, who is on the trail of an alien artefact. The Time Lord is soon forced to face the consequences of his actions as he encounters someone who refuses to let him turn his back on the things he has done – but as if that weren’t bad enough, he also ends up facing the hangman’s noose.

The international broadcast times for The Woman Who Lived 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
  • 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 31st October at 7.30pm on BBC First
  • India – Sunday 1st November at 11pm on FX
  • Finland – Monday 9th November at 6.05pm on YLE2
  • Germany – Thursday 17th December at 10pm on FOX
The cast list for The Woman Who Lived is as follows:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • Clara – Jenna Coleman
  • Ashildr – Maisie Williams
  • Sam Swift – Rufus Hound
  • Lucie Fanshawe – Elisabeth Hopper
  • Mr Fanshawe – John Voce
  • Clayton – Struan Roger
  • Pikeman Lloyd Llywelyn – Gruffudd Glyn
  • Pikeman William Stout – Reuben Johnson
  • Leandro – Ariyon Bakare 
  • Coachman – Gareth Berliner
  • Crowd – Daniel Fearn & Karen Seacombe
  • Hangman – John Hales
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 The Zygon Invasion!