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 Steven Moffat. Series 11 also marks the intorduction 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 epsiodes per series in the Peter Capaldi years of the programme, Series 11 contains 10x50 minute episodes.

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
  • Asha Kingsley - Sonia


  • Executive Producers: Chris Chibnall, Matt Strevens, Sam Hoyle, Simon Winstone
  • Directors: Jamie Childs, Sallie Aprahamian
  • Writers: Chris Chibnall
  • Editors: David Fisher
  • Composer:

Episodes (2018)Edit

Episode No. Episode Title Director Writer Broadcast Date Viewing Figure (M)
11.01 (144) Episode One Jamie Childs Chris Chibnall Autumn 2018
  • Set in modern day Sheffield.
11.02 (145) Episode Two Mark Tonderai Chris Chibnall
  • Set in 1950s American, the deep south.

11.03 (146)

Episode Three Mark Tonderai
  • Set on an alien planet.
11.04 (147) Episode Four Sallie Aprahamian
  • Features witches and James 1st.
  • Alan Cumming co stars
11.05 (148) Episode Five Jennifer Perrott
11.06 (149) Episode Six Sallie Aprahamian
11.07 (150) Episode Seven Jamie Childs Chris Chibnall
11.08 (151) Episode Eight Jennifer Perrott
11.09 (152) Episode Nine Jamie Childs
11.10 (153) Episode Ten Jamie Childs Chris Chibnall

Monsters and VilliansEdit


Annacounment pic

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.

Block Number Episodes Filming Dates Producer
1 1,7 October - November Niki Wilson
2 2,3 December - January Alex Mercer
3 4,6 February - April
4 5,8 May-June
5 9,10 June-July