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Series 8: The Almost Complete Line-Up

Series 8 Confirmed for August, First Teaser Trailer

The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine (#475) confirms more filming blocks for Series 8.

New writer Jamie Mathieson has in fact contributed two stories this year: episode 8 and episode 9. Both of which have now completed principal photography but in separate blocks (Blocks 4 and 5, respectively).

The finale, directed by Rachel Talalay (Block 6), had its readthough on 12th June with filming still ongoing.

That leaves just episode 10 now with a question mark over its writer and director.

For clarity, the Series 8 line-up is now as follows:

  • 801. Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Filmed (Block 1).
  • 802. Written by Phil Ford. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Filmed (Block 1).
  • 803. Written by Mark Gatiss. Directed by Paul Murphy. Filmed (Block 3).
  • 804. Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Filmed (Block 2).
  • 805. Written by Steve Thompson. Directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Filmed (Block 2).
  • 806. Written by Gareth Roberts. Directed by Paul Murphy. Filmed (Block 3).
  • 807. Written by Peter Harness. Directed by Paul Wilmshurst. Filmed (Block 4).
  • 808. Written by Jamie Mathieson. Directed by Paul Wilmshurst. Filmed (Block 4).
  • 809. Written by Jamie Mathieson. Directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Filmed. (Block 5).
  • 810. Written by TBC. Directed by TBC (Block 7?).
  • 811/12. Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Rachel Talalay. Filming. (Block 6).
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