Series 11, Episode 5 & 6 – Official Synopses

The official story synopses for the fifth and sixth episodes of Series 11 has been released by the BBC.

Episode Five: The Tsuranga Conundrum


“Risk to life: absolute.” Injured and stranded in the wilds of a far-flung galaxy, The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan must band together with a group of strangers to survive against one of the universe’s most deadly — and unusual — creatures.

Written by Chris Chibnall. Directed by Jennifer Perrott. Guest starring Suzanne Packer, Ben Bailey Smith, Brett Goldstein and Lois Chimimba.

Episode Six: Demons of the Punjab


“What’s the point of having a mate with a time machine, if you can’t nip back and see your gran when she was younger?” India, 1947. The Doctor and her friends arrive in the Punjab, as the country is being torn apart. While Yaz attempts to discover her grandmother’s hidden history, the Doctor discovers demons haunting the land. Who are they and what do they want?

Written by Vinay Patel. Directed by Jamie Childs. Guest starring Shane Zaza, Amita Suman and Hamza Jeetooa.