The BBC has released the official synopsis of the first episode of Doctor Who Series 8, Deep Breath – check it out below. Featuring Peter Capaldi as The Doctor, the feature-length story airs worldwide in just over two weeks in the first of a run of 12 episodes.
the Doctor arrives in Victorian London, he finds a dinosaur rampant in
the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions.

is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship survive as they embark on
a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy? The Doctor
has changed. It’s time you knew him.

Doctor Who, Series 8, Episode 1: Deep Breath airs on Aug
23 on television and will also be screened in selected cinemas worldwide. It hits DVD and bluray on Sept 8 – details HERE. 


  1. Your "32 things we learned at the world premiere of Deep Breath" link goes to the "12 things we know about Peter Capaldi's Doctor" article, just like the link below it. I can't find a "32 things we learned at the world premiere of Deep Breath" anywhere else on the Web either. What is the link supposed to be?


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