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708. Cold War



  • Broadcast: 13 April 2013
  • Viewers:  7.37 million
  • Availability: Series 7: Part 2


The Doctor and Clara land on a damaged Russian Submarine in 1983 as it spirals out of control into the ocean depths. An alien creature is loose on board, having escaped from a block of Arctic ice. With tempers flaring and a cargo of nuclear weapons on board, it’s not just the crew but the whole of humanity at stake!


Written by Mark Gatiss
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon

The Doctor – Matt Smith
Clara – Jenna-Louise Coleman
Liam Cunningham – Captain Zhukov
David Warner – Professor Grisenko
Tobias Menzies – Lieutenant Stepashin
Josh O’Connor – Piotr
James Norton – Onegin
Charlie Anson – Belevich
Spencer Wilding – Skaldak
Nicholas Briggs – Voice of Skaldak
Scott Stevenson – Restraining submariner

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