The War of the Sontarans makes Earth its new battlefield in Chapter Two of Flux next week!
The BBC have now officially released the details for the second episode of Series 13. Doctor Who: Flux – Chapter Two: War of the Sontarans, will take the Doctor, Yaz and Dan to Earth’s past and the middle of the Crimean War. But there are more than humans taking part in this muddy battle. What are the Sontarans doing on a muddy 18th century battlefield? And what does it have to do with the Flux? We can find out on BBC One on Sunday the 7th of November at the slightly earlier time of 6.10pm. And like The Halloween Apocalypse, it will be an hour long episode!
Doctor Who: Flux – Chapter Two: War of the Sontarans
The Doctor has an unexpected encounter with one of her deadliest enemies when the Sontarans become a new faction in the Crimean War. As the British army goes into pitched battle with the warlike aliens, the Doctor and her companions seek the help of renowned nurse Mary Seacole (Sara Powell), while an ancient temple hides mysterious secrets.
Thanks to the cast list we also know that War of the Sontarans introduces Jacob Anderson’s character Vinder, while the Swarm (Sam Spruell) also returns after his introduction in Chapter One. More than that, the cast list confirms that fan favourite actor Dan Starkey is back as the Sontarans! Starkey has played younger members of the clone race ever since 2008’s The Sontaran Stratagem and returns for more as Sontaran warrior Svild. Meanwhile, Jonathan Watson takes over as the elder, more senior, members of the Sontaran forces as Skaak.
The Swarm … Sam Spruell
Skaak … Jonathan Watson
Mary Seacole … Sara Powell
Vinder … Jacob Anderson
Eileen Lewis … Sue Jenkins
Neville Lewis … Paul Broughton
Joseph Williamson … Steve Oram
General Logan … Gerald Kyd
Azure … Rochenda Sandall
Passenger … Jonny Mathers
Priest … Nigel Richard Lambert
Svild … Dan Starkey
Doctor Who returns this Sunday with Flux: Chapter One – The Halloween Apocalypse on BBC One at 6.25pm and on BBC America at 2.25pm ET
A universe-spanning adventure in space and time starring Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill and John Bishop. On Halloween, all across the universe, terrifying forces are stirring. From the Arctic Circle to deep space, an ancient evil is breaking free. And in present day Liverpool, the life of Dan Lewis is about to change forever. Why is the Doctor on the trail of the fearsome Karvanista? And what is the Flux?