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707. The Rings of Akhaten

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  • Broadcast: 7 April 2013
  • Viewers:  7.45 million
  • Availability: Series 7: Part 2


Clara wants to see something awesome, so the Doctor whisks her off to the inhabited rings of the planet Akhaten, where the Festival of Offerings is in full swing. Clara meets the young Queen of Years as the pilgrims and natives ready for the ceremony. But something is stirring in the pyramid, and a sacrifice will be demanded.


Written by Neil Cross
Directed by Farren Blackburn

The Doctor – Matt Smith
Clara – Jenna-Louise Coleman
Merry – Emilia Jones
Dave – Michael Dixon
Ellie – Nicola Siân
The Chorister – Chris Anderson
The Mummy – Aidan Cook
Dor’een – Karl Greenwood

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