The Girl Who Died – Official Synopsis

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The BBC has released the official story synopsis for The Girl Who Died, the fifth episode of Series 9.

Captured by Vikings, the Doctor and Clara must help protect their village from Space Warriors from the future: the Mire. Outnumbered and outgunned, their fate seems inevitable. So why is the Doctor preoccupied with a single Viking girl?

Writer: Jamie Mathieson & Steven Moffat. Director: Ed Bazalgette. Producer: Derek Ritchie
Cast: Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
Guest Cast: Maisie Williams, David Schofield, Simon Lipkin, Ian Conningham, Tom Stourton, Alastair Parker, Murray McArthur, Barnaby Kay.

It airs Saturday 17 October on BBC One, with the time confirmed for 8.20pm to 9.10pm.