Doctor Who Season 10 Episode 1 also gets a behind the scenes video introduction.

The video tells us, “You get to meet Bill, the new companion, for the first time and see how her and the Doctor get to know each other.”

Get ready to have the time of your life with the Doctor, Bill, and Nardole. This first episode is due to first air on Saturday April 15th 2017 at 9/8c on BBC America followed by the premiere of the new spin-off, Class.

Behind the scenes: Pearl Mackie tells of her introduction ©2017 BBC Worldwide
Behind the scenes: Peter Capaldi comments on the episode ©2017 BBC Worldwide
Doctor Who Season 10 Episode 1 – Behind the scenes: Roll Camera! ©2017 BBC Worldwide

In the UK the series airs at 7.20pm to 8.10pm on BBC One.  For them Class aired many months ago.

Doctor Who Season 10 Episode 1 “The Pilot” – Introduction

Doctor Who Season 10 Episode 1 “The Pilot” Official Lowdown


Two worlds collide when the Doctor meets Bill.

A chance encounter with a girl with a star in her eye leads to a terrifying chase across time and space. Bill’s mind is opened to a Universe that is bigger and more exciting than she could possibly have imagined – but who is the Doctor, and what is his secret mission with Nardole on Earth?

The Doctor is played by Peter Capaldi, Bill by Pearl Mackie and Nardole by Matt Lucas. Also Heather is played by Stephanie Hyam.

Written by Steven Moffat.


Doctor Who S10 Ep1 “The Pilot” – The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) ©2017 BBC Worldwide, photo by Ray Burmiston

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online