Tonight Doctor Who returns with Flux Chapter 2 – Wor of the Sontarans.  One of the Doctor’s well-known enemies returns — the Sontarans.  This clone-based species is built for war.  This time they have decided to join the Crimean War.

The Sontarans

Dan Starkey returns to portray the Sontaran, Svild with Jonathan Watson as the Sontaran leader.

Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - Sontaran - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – Sontaran – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Dan Starkey as Svild the Sontaran in War of the Sontarans - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: Ben Blackall Doctor Who Flux Doctor Who Series 13
Dan Starkey as Svild the Sontaran in War of the Sontarans – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - S13 - Ch 2 - Sontaran - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ch 2 – Sontaran – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon

The Crimean War

Meanwhile the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Yaz (Mandip Gill) and Dan (John Bishop) manage to escape the Flux and find themselves in the battle where they meet one of Britain’s heroines, Mary Seacole.

Doctor Who Flux - Teaser - ​The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who Flux – Teaser – The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER), Dan (JOHN BISHOP) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER), Dan (JOHN BISHOP) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who Teaser - Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL), Dan (JOHN BISHOP) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who Teaser – Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL), Dan (JOHN BISHOP) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who S13 - Yaz (MANDIP GILL), Dan (JOHN BISHOP), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who S13 – Yaz (MANDIP GILL), Dan (JOHN BISHOP), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - Mary (SARA POWELL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – Mary (SARA POWELL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER), Mary (SARA POWELL), Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL), Dan (JOHN BISHOP) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER), Mary (SARA POWELL), Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL), Dan (JOHN BISHOP) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who - S13 - E[ 2 - Mary (SARA POWELL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – E[ 2 – Mary (SARA POWELL), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon

Temple of Atropos

However, the Swarm (Sam Spruell) and his sister Azure (Rochenda Sandall) are up to no good.  Yaz and the mysterious Vinder (Jacob Anderson) find themselves at the Temple of Atropos in a confrontation with the universe’s latest threat.

Doctor Who - S13 - Ch 2 - Azure (ROCHENDA SANDALL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – S13 – Ch 2 – Azure (ROCHENDA SANDALL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - S13 - Ch 2 - Azure (ROCHENDA SANDALL), Swarm (SAM SPRUELL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who – S13 – Ch 2 – Azure (ROCHENDA SANDALL), Swarm (SAM SPRUELL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - S13 Ep2 - Swarm (SAM SPRUELL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 Ep2 – Swarm (SAM SPRUELL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Swarm (SAM SPRUELL), and Azure (ROCHENDA SANDALL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon Doctor Who Flux Doctor Who Series 13 Ravagers
Swarm (SAM SPRUELL), and Azure (ROCHENDA SANDALL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who - S13 - Ep2 - Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep2 – Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Vinder (JACOB ANDERSON) blasts into action in Flux- (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: Ben Blackall Doctor Who Flux Doctor Who Series 13
Vinder (JACOB ANDERSON) blasts into action in Flux- (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: Ben Blackall
Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - Vinder (JACOB ANDERSON), Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – Vinder (JACOB ANDERSON), Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - Vinder (JACOB ANDERSON), Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – Vinder (JACOB ANDERSON), Yasmin Khan (MANDIP GILL) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon

 

Liverpool

Armed with his mum’s wok, Dan takes on the Sontaran invasion force in Liverpool.

Doctor Who - S13 - Ep 2 - Dan (JOHN BISHOP) - (C) BBC Studios - Photographer: James Pardon
Doctor Who – S13 – Ep 2 – Dan (JOHN BISHOP) – (C) BBC Studios – Photographer: James Pardon

NEXT TIME: Doctor Who: Flux – ‘Chapter 2: War of the Sontarans’

During the Crimean War, the Doctor discovers the British army fighting a brutal alien army of Sontarans, as Yaz and Dan are thrown deeper into a battle for survival. What is the Temple of Atropos? Who are the Mouri?

Written by Chris Chibnall, and directed by Jamie Magnus Stone. Guest-starring Jonathan Watson, Sara Powell, and Jacob Anderson.

Doctor Who: Flux continues with ‘War of the Sontarans’ next Sunday 7th November on BBC One at 6:15pm.

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