DW Series 10 News Accumulator

Summary of news and information on Doctor Who series 10.
  • Air date: Christmas 2016/17 and April 15, 2017
  • Starring: Peter Capaldi (the Doctor), Pearl Mackie (Bill Potts), Michelle Gomez (Missy), Matt Lucas (Nardole) 
  • Guest starring: Stephanie Hyam (Heather), Justin Chatwin, John Simm (the Master)
  • Executive producers: Steven Moffat, Brian Minchin
  • Writers: Steven Moffat (x7), Mark Gatiss, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Sarah Dollard, Mike Bartlett, Rona Munro, Jamie Mathieson, Toby Whithouse, and Peter Harness
  • Directors: Lawrence Gough (x2), Bill Anderson (x2), Ed Bazalgette, Charles Palmer (x2), Daniel Nettheim (x2), Wayne Yip (x2), Rachel Talaley (x2), and more
  • Filming started on June 20, 2016
  • Introduces new companion, Bill, played by Pearl Mackie
  • Season to be Capaldi & Moffat's last
  • Videos featuring Pearl on set here and here
  • Bill is from contemporary times and gay
  • Mostly one-episode stories
  • Trailers here, here, and here
  • Cast interviews
"The Return of Doctor Mysterio" (December 25, 2016)
1. "The Pilot" (April 15, 2017)
  • Written by Steven Moffat, directed by Lawrence Gough
  • First appearance of the new companion 
  • Read-through on June 14, filming began June 20
  • Pictures here and here
  • Synopsis
  • Introduction
  • Guest starring: Stephanie Hyam (Heather), Jennifer Hennessy (Moira), Nicholas Briggs (Dalek voices)
  • Filming reports here, here, and here
2. "Smile" (April 22, 2017)
  • Written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce, directed by Lawrence Gough
  • Filming ended July 29
  • Synopsis
  • Trailers
  • Clips
  • Pictures
  • Guest starring: Mina Anwar (Goodthing), Ralf Little (Steadfast), Kaizer Akhtar (Praiseworthy), Kalungi Ssebandeke (Nate), Kiran Shah (emojibot), Craig Garner (emojibot), Kiran L. Dadlani (Kezzia)
  • Filming report here
3. "Thin Ice" (April 29, 2017)
  • Written by Sarah Dollard, directed by Bill Anderson
  • Filming began August 1
  • Synopsis
  • Trailer
  • Clip
  • Guest starring: Tomi May (Dowell)
  • Filming report here
4. "Knock Knock" (May 6, 2017)
  • Written by Mike Bartlett, directed by Bill Anderson
  • Filming report here
  • Synopsis
  • Guest starring: David Suchet (the Landlord), Tate Pitchie-Cooper (young Landlord)
5. "Oxygen" (May 13, 2017)
  • Written by Jamie Mathieson, directed by Charles Palmer 
  • Guest starring: Kieran Bew, Justin Salinger, Peter Caulfield, Mimi Ndiweni, and Karen Brayben
6. "Extremis" (May 20, 2017)
  • Written by Steven Moffat, directed by Daniel Nettheim
  • Three-part story
  • Guest starring: Michelle Gomez (Missy)
7. "The Pyramid at the End of the World" (May 27, 2017)
  • Written by Steven Moffat & Peter Harness, directed by Daniel Nettheim 
  • Three-part story
8. "The Lie of the Land" (June 3, 2017)
  • Written by Toby Whithouse, directed by Wayne Yip 
  • Three-part story
9. "The Empress of Mars" (June 10, 2017)
  • Written by Mark Gatiss, directed by Wayne Yip
  • Features the Ice Warriors
10. "The Eaters of Light" (June 17, 2017)
  • Written by Rona Munro, directed by Charles Palmer 
  • Guest starring: Rebecca Benson, Daniel Kerr, Juwon Adedokun, Brian Vernel, Ben Hunter, Aaron Phagura, Sam Adewunmi, and Billy Matthews
11. "World Enough and Time" (June 24, 2017)
  • Written by Steven Moffat, directed by Rachel Talaley
  • Classic Cybermen to appear
  • Guest starring: Michelle Gomez (Missy)
12. "The Doctor Falls" (July 1, 2017)
  • Written by Steven Moffat, directed by Rachel Talaley
  • Classic Cybermen to appear
  • Guest starring: Michelle Gomez (Missy)
2017 Christmas special (December 25, 2017)
  • Written by Steven Moffat, directed by TBC
  • Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat's last episode

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