Hungry for Silurians?
Episode eight, The Hungry Earth is still a good few weeks away but we’ve got some more details and a couple of pics.
As we reported earlier in the week, the The Hungry Earth features the return of classic series monsters the Silurians, after a 26 year gap! It is the first in a two-part story written by Chris Chibnall (who wrote Series 3 episode, 42). Part two now has the confirmed title, Cold Blood.
Here’s the preview from the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine (out now).
Over in the tiny, remote hamlet of Cwmtaf, human science is again being bold, pushing the boundaries and asking for trouble. The Discovery Drilling Project – or as the technically minded Doctor calls it, “a Big Mining Thing”- has burrowed 21km into the Earth, deeper than ever before.
However, as Discovery boss Nasreen Choudry and her project manger/unrequited love, Tony Mack celebrate, an ancient race launch pre-emptive strikes, from way further beneath their feet than 21km. People, alive and dead, start to vanish. The Doctor, Amy and Rory face the ultimate uprising…