The Eleventh Series of revived 'Doctor Who' was confirmed by the BBC in January 2016, also revealing that Chris Chibnall would be taking over from Steven Moffat as showrunner.
The series marks several major changes to the programme. Firstly, being the first series to feature a female Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, in the history of the series. It is also the first series since Series 4 not to be helmed by Showrunner Steven Moffat. Series 11 also marks the introduction of several major characters, Graham, Yasmin and Ryan played by Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole.
The series also marks a format change. As opposed to the standard 12x45 minute episodes per series in the Peter Capaldi years of the programme, Series 11 contains 10x50 minute episodes, opening with a 60 minute opening episode.
Main Cast Edit
- Jodie Whittaker - The Doctor (10/10)
- Bradley Walsh - Graham (10/10)
- Mandeep Gill - Yasmin (10/10)
- Tosin Cole - Ryan (10/10)
Returning and Recurring CastEdit
- Sharon D Clarke - Mary
- Asha Kingsley - Sonia
- Executive Producers: Chris Chibnall, Matt Strevens, Sam Hoyle, Simon Winstone
- Directors: Jamie Childs, Sallie Aprahamian, Mark Tonderai, Jennifer Perrott, Wayne Yip
- Writers: Chris Chibnall
- Composer: Segun Akinola
|Episode No.||Episode Title||Director||Writer||Broadcast Date||Viewing Figure (M)|
|Regular Episodes (2018)|
|11.01 (144)||Episode One||Jamie Childs||Chris Chibnall||6th October 2018|
|11.02 (145)||Episode Two||Mark Tonderai|
|Episode Three||Mark Tonderai|
|11.04 (147)||Episode Four||Sallie Aprahamian|
|11.05 (148)||Episode Five||Jennifer Perrott|
|11.06 (149)||Episode Six||Sallie Aprahamian|
|11.07 (150)||Episode Seven||Jamie Childs|
|11.08 (151)||Episode Eight||Jennifer Perrott|
|11.09 (152)||Episode Nine||Jamie Childs|
|11.10 (153)||Episode Ten||Jamie Childs||Chris Chibnall|
|Special Episodes (2018)|
|11.11 (154)||Christmas 2018||Wayne Yip||Chris Chibnall||25 December 2018|
Monsters and VilliansEdit
Chris Chibnall was revealed to be taking over as show runner of Doctor Who from Steven Moffat in January 2016, on taking on the role he said “Doctor Who is the ultimate BBC programme: bold, unique, vastly entertaining, and adored all around the world. So it’s a privilege and a joy to be the next curator of this funny, scary and emotional family drama.”
In July 2017 it was revealed Jodie Whittaker would portray the first female incarnation of the Doctor, taking over from Peter Capaldi.
The first read through of the series took place in October 2017, the BBC released a picture revealing that the Doctor would be joined by three companions played by Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole. Shooting for Series 11 of Doctor Who began in November 2017. Chris Chibnall's secretive approach to filming Broadchurch was transferred to Doctor Who meaning less information about upcoming episodes is known.
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