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Gallifrey
Gallifrey
 Trapped in a world unlike any other he has seen, The Doctor faces the greatest challenge of his many lives. One final test. And he must face it alone.

 Pursued by a fearsome creature known only as the Veil, he must attempt the impossible. If he makes it through, Gallifrey is waiting…

 The Doctor finds himself facing the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself.

 Who is the Hybrid? And what is The Doctor's confession?



General Information

Season: Thirty Five (New Series 9)
Production Code: 9-11/9-12
Story Number: 261 (New Series: 105)
Episode Numbers:824 - 825 (New Series: 128 - 129)
Number of Episodes: 2
Percentage of Episodes Held:100%
Production Dates: June - August 2015
Broadcast Started: 28 November 2015
Broadcast Finished: 05 December 2015
Colour Status: HD Colour
Studio: BBC Wales (Roath Lock Studios, Cardiff)
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Writer:Steven Moffat
Director:Rachel Talalay
Producer:Peter Bennett
Executive Producers:Brian Minchin and Steven Moffat
Assistant Directors:Chris Thomas and Gareth Jones
Script Executive:Lindsey Alford
Script Supervisor:Steve Walker
Script Editor:Nick Lambon
Editors:Will Oswald, Becky Trotman (Assistant) and Robbie Gibbon (Assistant)
Head of Production:Gordon Ronald
Production Managers:Adam Knopf and Steffan Morris
Production Assistants:Jade Stepenson, Jamie Shaw, Sheryl Bradford and Sion Crowle
Post Production Supervisor:Samantha Price
Production Designer:Michael Pickwoad
Director of Photography:Stuart Biddlecombe and Stuart Biddlecombe
Casting Director:Andy Pryor CDG
Line Producer:Tracie Simpson
Costume Designer:Ray Holman
Make-Up Designer:Barbara Southcott
Cameramen:Cai Thompson (Assistant), Matthew Lepper (Assistant), Scott Waller (Assistant) and Mark McQuoid (Operator)
Incidental Music:Murray Gold
Special Sounds (SFX Editor):Harry Barnes
Sound Recordists:Deian Llyr Humphreys and Richard Brookes
Visual Effects:BBC Wales Graphics and Milk
Special Effects:Real SFX
Prosthetics:Millennium FX
Special Creature Effects:Millennium FX
Stunt Co-ordinators:Crispin Layfield, Dani Biernat, Jo McLaren and Rob Pavey
Stunt Performers:Leo Woodruff and Matt Sherren
Title Sequence:Billy Hanshaw
Title Music:Ron Grainer and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Arranged by Murray Gold
Daleks Created By: Terry Nation
Cybermen Created By: Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis
Music Performed By: The BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Music Conducted and Orchestrated By: Alastair King
Music Mixed By: Jake Jackson
Music Recorded By: Gerry O'Riordan
Number of Doctors: 1
The Doctor: Peter Capaldi (The Twelfth Doctor)
Number of Companions: 1The Companion: Jenna-Louise Coleman (Clara Oswald) (Departs) Guest Cast: Maisie Williams (Ashildr) Additional Cast: Jami Reid-Quarrell (The Veil), Donald Sumpter (The President), Ken Bones (The General), T'Nia Miller (Female General), Malachi Kirby (Gastron), Clare Higgins (Ohila), Linda Broughton (The Woman), Martin T Sherman (Man), Jami Reid-Quarrell (Wraith), Nick Ash (Wraith), Ross Mullan (Wraith), Nicholas Briggs (Voice of the Dalek)Setting: Inside The Doctor's confession dial; Gallifrey (the far future); Nevada, USA Villains:Ashildr, Cloister Wraiths, Rassilon and The Veil

The Episodes

No. Episodes Broadcast
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Duration Viewers
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In Archive
824Heaven Sent28 November 201554'02"6.2Yes
825Hell Bent05 December 201560'43"6.2Yes

Total Duration 1 Hour 55 Minutes


Audience Appreciation

Average Viewers (Millions) 6.2
Doctor Who Magazine Poll (2016)80.40%  (Position = 3 out of 9)


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Notes

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"Heaven Sent" is the first episode, of this two-part finale of Season Thirty Five (New Series 9), and sees The Doctor, in the wake of Clara Oswald's death in the previous story, being teleported to a strange water-locked castle where he is pursued by a shrouded creature that is trying to kill him.

The first episode primarily features The Doctor with the non-speaking Veil portrayed by movement artist Jami Reid-Quarrell (who appeared as Colony Sarff in "The Magician's Apprentice/The Witch's Familiar"). Former companion Clara Oswald (played by Jenna Coleman) and an uncredited Gallifreyan child also make brief appearances.

While the second episode, "Hell Bent", sees the return of Gallifrey and the Time Lords, after last appearing in "The Day of The Doctor", while also briefly featuring the Daleks, the Weeping Angels, and the Cybermen. This episode marks the final appearance of Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald.

"Hell Bent" also sees the return of Ohila and the Sisterhood of Karn after previously appearing in "The Magician’s Apprentice/The Witch’s Familiar".

This two-part story has been written by Steven Moffat. It has been directed by Rachel Talalay and produced by Peter Bennett.

Rachel Talalay helmed the previous season’s finale "Dark Water/Death in Heaven". Her previous credits include Tank Girl and several episodes of The Dead Zone.

In the build-up for this story Steven Moffat promised a very special cliff-hanger. He teased in Doctor Who Magazine Issue 475 ‘I've figured out the cliffhanger to the penultimate episode of series 9. And it's a whopper. Ohh, I don’t think you'll see this coming!’.

Rachel Talalay also commented ‘These episodes are completely different to what I did last year. Episode 11 is one of the most complicated and different episodes I’ve ever done... It just has my head in spaghetti!’.

Jenna Coleman's name was not included in the opening credits for the first episode, making this the first regular episode, since the show was revived in 2005, to only credit one actor during the title sequence. To make up for the extra time required, Peter Capaldi's name is held on screen for slightly longer.

Maisie Williams, who played Ashildr in "The Girl Who Died", "The Woman Who Lived" and "Face the Raven", returns in this story, as did Ken Bones, who reprised his role as The General from "The Day of The Doctor" and Claire Higgins, following her most recent appearance, in "The Magician's Apprentice/The Witch's Familiar", as Ohila.

Donald Sumpter, who plays The President, previously appeared as Enrico Casali in the 1968 Second Doctor story "The Wheel in Space" and as Commander Ridgeway in the 1972 Third Doctor story "The Sea Devils". He also appeared in "The Eternity Trap", a story from spin-off series The Sarah Jane Adventures, playing Erasmus Darkening.

As well as playing the part of The Veil, in the first episode, Jami Reid-Quarrell played a Wraith in the second episode.

The read through for the first episode, "Heaven Sent", took place on the 18th June 2015 and filming began the following week on the 24th June 2015.

The read through for the second episode, "Hell Bent", took place on the 4th August 2015 and filming began the following week on the 10th August 2015.

The external scenes set in Nevada and on Gallifrey were shot over three days in Fuerteventura during late August - marking the second location shoot in the Canary Islands for this season.

The first episode is almost entirely a one-hander meaning Peter Capaldi, as The Doctor, is alone for much of the action and delivers all the dialogue except for a few words spoken by Jenna Coleman. This led to a unique situation insofar as Peter Capaldi’s is the only name in the opening titles.

The first episode is notable for a number of truths conceded by The Doctor being inside his own Confession dial. It is also notable for showing The Doctor finally finding his way back to Gallifrey since he found out that it was not in fact destroyed in the Time War, but placed in a pocket universe.

As he walks down the corridor The Doctor is heard to say to his unseen adversary ‘The Doctor will see you now’. The Eleventh Doctor is heard say the same to the Atraxi in the 2010 story "The Eleventh Hour".

The Doctor is heard to say to himself ‘Assume you’re going to survive! Always assume that!’. This echoes Clara’s line in "The Magician’s Apprentice/The Witch’s Familiar" when she observes that The Doctor ‘...always assumes he’s going to win. He always knows there’s a way to survive. He just has to go and find it’.

The Doctor remembers Clara's death in "Face the Raven" and how she told him not to take revenge, as well as telling the reason she got killed.

The Doctor refers to a skull which he finds as his ‘predecessor’, not knowing how correct he is in that reference. In the 1983 Twentieth Anniversary special, "The Five Doctors", The Master had previously referred to a skeleton in the Death Zone on Gallifrey in the same way.

The Doctor is heard to say that people should know better than to trap him. He previously warned the Weeping Angels about the same in "The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone".

The Doctor retreats to the lower level of his mental recreation of the TARDIS console room when he becomes emotional, and sits in almost exactly the same place as his predecessor did when faced with an enforced journey to Trenzalore (see "The Name of The Doctor").

While imagining talking to Clara, The Doctor breaks the fourth wall, looks at the camera and says ‘I'm nothing without an audience’.

The Doctor previously had a connection to a room with his incarnation's number (see "The God Complex").

The Doctor mentions that he was telepathic when he was young. Susan also mentioned being telepathic (see "The Sensorites" and "The Girl in the Fireplace").

The Doctor admits to being afraid. He had done so before in "The Girl in the Fireplace" and "Hide".

The Doctor is heard to say ‘it must be Christmas’ when faced with a challenge (see "The Vampires of Venice"). He has also referred to anachronisms and puzzles being on his Christmas list before (see "A Town Called Mercy").

The Doctor jokes about being ‘good at traps’ (see "The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone").

Just prior to his regeneration in "The Time of The Doctor", the Eleventh Doctor hallucinated about Amy Pond stroking his face long after she died. The Twelfth Doctor did the same with Clara Oswald.

Just as a dream version of the lost Danny Pink told Clara to smarten up, now a dream version of the lost Clara tells The Doctor to smarten up (see "Last Christmas").

The Doctor, while talking to Clara (as the waitress), plays his electric guitar and plays a simplified variation of Clara's theme, as composed by Murray Gold and heard first in "Asylum of the Daleks". This is a rare example of a piece of incidental music composed for Doctor Who becoming part of its in-universe narrative. The Doctor says he believes the song is called Clara. Clara? is the name of the track on the New Series 7 soundtrack. The Doctor is also heard playing the Bad Wolf leitmotif.

It is revealed that The Doctor, when he was a student at the Time Lord Academy, entered the Cloisters and encountered their Wraiths but managed to escape from them.

When threatening to kill The Doctor, Rassilon inquires into the number of regenerations granted to The Doctor as part of his new cycle, but no answer is given. The Doctor himself professed to be uncertain as to the answer to this question. In "Kill the Moon" he speculated that he may be able to regenerate indefinitely.

The Doctor assumes the title of Lord President of Gallifrey once more (see "The Invasion of Time" and "The Five Doctors"). Like the Fifth Doctor, in "The Five Doctors", he vacates this position by running away from Gallifrey.

A Time Lord soldier refers to the ‘Doctor of War’, while The General refers to The Doctor as the man who won the Time War (see "The Day of The Doctor").

The Doctor's promise that he made to himself ‘Never cruel or cowardly’ is alluded to by Ohila, who asks if The Doctor was being cruel or cowardly toward Rassilon, and by The Doctor himself to Clara just before he passes out (see "The Day of The Doctor").

The Doctor once more displays his ability to defeat enemies by standing his ground and not resorting to force. River Song once mentioned that ‘her Doctor’ could do things like this when talking about him (see "Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead").

Once again The Doctor, when faced with the loss of Clara and breaking the rules to save her, asks an old acquaintance whether, after all he's done for the universe, doesn't it owe him this? (see "The Snowmen").

The Doctor again finds himself asking the question ‘Clara Who?’ (see "The Snowmen").

In the first episode Jenna Coleman appears as Clara Oswald as a manifestation of the Twelfth Doctor's imagination after he lost her to the Quantum Shade in the previous story.

Clara is seen writing responses on the blackboards, whenever he needs to think about a scenario. This is similar to the ‘mind palace’ from Sherlock, a show created and written by Steven Moffat in which Sherlock Holmes would review facts and even talk to mental constructs of people he knows when working out a case/problem.

Except for the painting, all of The Doctor's visions of Clara, in the first episode, have her wearing the same outfit and hairstyle as when she died. Also, except for one encounter, she is always seen from the back, which is how The Doctor last saw her alive in "Face the Raven".

The second episode was the final regular appearance of Jenna Coleman. Although Clara met her demise in "Face the Raven", The Doctor arranged for time to be frozen around her so that she could be extracted from her death point on the trap street. From this point Clara remained conscious of everything happening around her, leaving her alive but no longer affected by physical qualities such as breathing, heartbeat or even ageing.

As seen in the second episode, it was rumoured that Clara dressed as a diner waitress would be an echo/splinter of Clara Oswald. This was proved to be false. This rumour originated when images of Jenna Coleman in a waitress uniform which appeared in media including on the front cover of Issue 493 of the Doctor Who Magazine, with no such scene occurring before her death in "Face the Raven".

Clara now knows the exact time and place of her death, something she previously indicated she did not want to know in advance (see "Deep Breath" and "Listen").

This story featured the return of the Time Lords for the first time since "The Time of The Doctor". Among them was Rassilon, now in a new incarnation after his previous one was last seen being attacked by The Master in "The End of Time", who was banished from Gallifrey along with the High Council after losing the allegiance of his race for his cruelty to The Doctor and his role as one of the driving forces of the Last Great Time War and deposed as Lord President, with The Doctor briefly assuming it in his place.

Ohila and the Sisterhood of Karn reappeared, wherein Ohila was hinted to have a greater personal history with The Doctor that may have gone back to his earlier days.

The Doctor mentions his warning to Ashildr on the trap street. They also talk about the circumstances around Clara's death (see "Face the Raven").

Although the figure stalking The Doctor in the first episode is unnamed it is called ‘The Veil’ in the closing credits.


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First and Last

The Firsts:

 The first Doctor Who story since "The End of Time" to feature Rassilon.

 The first Doctor Who story to show a regeneration from a male body to a female.

 The first Doctor Who story to show a regeneration with a change of skin colour from white to black.

 The first Doctor Who story to mention of the Web of Time since the show was revived in 2005.

 The first Doctor Who story, since the show was revived in 2005, to have an episode to only credit one actor during the title sequence.

 The first Doctor Who story that has an episode that has the minor expletive ‘hell’ in the its title.


The Lasts (Subject to Future Stories):

 Jenna Coleman's last full story as companion Clara Oswald.

 Steve Walker's last involvement in the show as Script Supervisor.


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The Plot

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Arrival
Arrival

After witnessing the death of his companion Clara Oswald, in "Face the Raven", The Doctor is teleported into a glass chamber located in a structure resembling a large castle operated by clockwork gears. Still emotionally shaken by Clara's death The Doctor angrily speaks aloud to the entity that put him there, assuming that they are listening. The Doctor knows the distance that the teleporter is capable of sending him and he plans to wait until the stars come out so as to work out his location. Upon investigating the surrounding corridors, he finds a series of video screens scattered around the castle. The screens relay the vision of a cloaked creature, known as The Veil, which is slowly, but constantly, stalking The Doctor around the castle. The Veil pursues The Doctor to an apparent dead end. Admitting that he sees no way to escape death, The Doctor confesses that he is afraid to die, leading the creature to stop. The entire castle structure then rotates and reconfigures in response, opening an exit at the end of the corridor that The Doctor was trapped in, beyond which is a bedroom with an ancient, faded portrait of Clara. The Veil follows The Doctor into the room, forcing him to leap out of a window to escape. During his leap, The Doctor has an inner monologue, determining how he will survive the fall by imagining himself aboard the TARDIS answering questions written on a chalkboard from an otherwise-silent Clara. The Doctor lands into an ocean that is surrounding the castle. He sinks to seabed, finding that it is littered with thousands of skulls.

The Doctor returns to the castle, finding a room with a fireplace where exact copies of his clothes are drying. He swaps his wet clothes for the dried copies, leaving his old clothes drying in the same fashion as the copies he found. The Doctor quickly concludes the castle, elements within it, and The Veil are nightmares pulled from his memories specifically designed to frighten him for some purpose. Entering a courtyard of the castle, The Doctor finds a fresh grave and a spade, concluding that he is meant to dig the grave up. While digging, the castle's local sun sets and The Doctor notices that the constellations do not match any location within the range of the teleporter that brought him to the castle. After digging deep enough, The Doctor finds a stone with the message ‘I am in 12’. The Veil then suddenly reappears and corners The Doctor once again within the grave. The Doctor experiences another inner monologue within the TARDIS, where he remembers his earlier escape where The Veil stopped after he told the truth and realises that the creature is designed to extract confessions from him. The Doctor admits that he originally left Gallifrey because he was afraid rather than bored. The Veil once again stops, allowing The Doctor to escape.

The Doctor starts his search of the castle for Room 12, following the clue from the grave, however he is unable to find any door labelled as such. During his search, The Doctor finds that the rooms of the castle are constantly resetting themselves, as rooms that he revisits have any changes he has made reverted by the time he returns to them. Returning to the teleporter room where he first arrived, he finds a skull next to the word ‘bird’ written into some sand. Inspecting the stars again, The Doctor muses that 7,000 years must have passed since he was teleported, even though the teleporter did not transport him through time. The Doctor places the skull from the teleporter chamber on the castle ramparts, where it falls into the sea and joins the others on the seabed. The Doctor then resumes his search of the castle for Room 12 with The Veil still pursuing him. The Doctor finally tracks down Room 12 where he discovers another dead end. The Doctor realises that he will need to confess to The Veil again to change the castle's configuration and open the way beyond.

The Veil
The Veil

The Doctor confronts The Veil again, confessing that he knows the identity and location of the Hybrid, a being prophesied by the Time Lords to be created from the mixing of two warrior races. This opens a route beyond Room 12, revealing a large wall made of Azbantium, a crystalline substance 400 times tougher than diamond. The Doctor realises that the message ‘bird’ found in the teleporter room was a reference to The Shepherd Boy by the Brothers Grimm, featuring a bird which slowly weathers away a mountain with its beak. With The Veil approaching, The Doctor again has an inner monologue in the TARDIS, where he admits that Clara's death and piecing together the scale and nature of the trap have damaged his will to continue. This time, Clara addresses him, telling him to get over her death and to keep going. The Doctor begins to punch the Azbantium wall, until The Veil touches his skin and burns him, disabling his regeneration process. The Doctor claws his way back to the teleporter chamber. Where he discovers that it has been reset to the state before he initially arrived and thus carries a copy of him as he was at the conclusion of "Face the Raven". The Doctor recognises that he has been in a recurring cycle for over 7,000 years, beginning with him emerging from the teleporter and ending with him sacrificing himself to provide the power needed to activate the teleporter and create a new copy of his younger self to restart the cycle. The old copy of The Doctor writes ‘bird’ on the floor before disintegrating, leaving only his skull behind.

The cycle continues for over four billion years, with The Doctor gradually wearing away part of the Azbantium wall each time before The Veil touches him. Eventually, he successfully breaks through the wall and sunlight pours in, causing The Veil to disintegrate before it can touch The Doctor. The Doctor steps out from a portal into a desert landscape overlooking the Citadel on Gallifrey. The opening closes behind him, and the item generating it drops to the ground. Picking it up, The Doctor discovers that he had been trapped inside his Confession Dial the entire time. A small boy then approaches. The Doctor tells the boy to go to the city and let the Time Lords know that he has arrived, having ‘taken the long way around’.

The Doctor Caught
The Doctor Caught

In Nevada, The Doctor enters a diner and encounters a waitress physically identical to Clara. He begins to tell her a story about a girl he is looking for called Clara. Neither of them appears to recognise the other. In a flashback, to when he arrived on Gallifrey - having escaped from his Confession Dial - The Doctor approaches the old barn where he slept as a small boy. In the city Cloister Bells ring out alerting the Time Lord President, the High Council, and the Sisterhood of Karn of The Doctor’s arrival. This prompts the President to have The Doctor imprisoned, but others, including the Gallifreyan military, see him as a war hero, and instead they help to exile the President, who is revealed to be Rassilon, and the High Council. The Doctor learns that he had been trapped in the Confession Dial by Rassilon, to force him to reveal the identity of the Hybrid of the Gallifreyan prophecy that would conquer Gallifrey and stand in its ruins. The General and Ohila attempt to learn more about the Hybrid from The Doctor, but The Doctor asserts that they must ask Clara Oswald about it.

The Doctor has the Time Lords use an extraction chamber to retrieve Clara from her timeline just before the instant of her death, with her biological processes suspended in a time loop to stop her from dying, keeping her alive but leaving her without a pulse and unable to age. The General attempts to explain the situation to Clara, but The Doctor steals The General’s sidearm and, after confirming that he can still regenerate, shoots The General to cover his and Clara's escape. The Doctor takes a neuro block from the lab before the pair flee to the Cloisters containing The Matrix - the computer system that serves as a repository of the knowledge of dead Time Lords. While looking for the exit, and avoiding the Cloister Wraiths that protect it, The Doctor tells Clara about one Time Lord who managed to escape the Cloisters, leaving him mad. Clara recognises this was The Doctor himself, having learned of the prophecy of the Hybrid from the Wraiths that would lead him to leave Gallifrey in the stolen Type 40 TARDIS. The newly-regenerated female General and Ohila give chase and attempt to convince Clara to come with them and for The Doctor to tell them what he knows. Clara however, turns the tables, distracting them long enough for The Doctor to steal a new TARDIS from the workshop below the Cloisters, just as he did when he originally left Gallifrey.

The Doctor then takes Clara a long way from Gallifrey in an attempt to break the time loop so that she will regain her heartbeat. The Doctor hopes that he can escape having to return her to the moment of her death, despite potentially damaging time itself in the process. When it becomes apparent that Clara's timeline is not readjusting, The Doctor pilots the stolen TARDIS to the extreme end of the Universe, minutes before it is due to totally collapse. Having travelled only in time, not space, the TARDIS materialises in the ruins of Gallifrey. The Doctor answers a knock at the door and finds Ashildr waiting for him, having lived through the whole lifetime of the universe and becoming the last immortal being left. He accuses her of being the Hybrid, being a human modified with Mire technology. After The Doctor dismisses her idea that the Hybrid may instead be half-Time Lord and half-human, Ashildr presents her own theory on the Hybrid's identity: that The Doctor and Clara together are the Hybrid, since they are so alike, each pushing the other to potentially catastrophic actions. The Doctor then reveals his intention to erase Clara's memories of him, hoping that if she is left on Earth without any memory of him or her travels in the TARDIS that the Time Lords will not be able to find her and so will not return her to the point in time that she died.

The Doctor
The Doctor

Clara, who has been listening to them from inside the TARDIS, attempts to reverse the polarity of the neuro blocker using The Doctor's sonic sunglasses, so that it will backfire on The Doctor. When The Doctor and Ashildr enter the TARDIS, Clara reveals that she had watched them, and tells The Doctor that she is happy to accept her death but insists on retaining her memory. The Doctor doubts that Clara has successfully reversed the function of the neuro blocker, but concedes that he has gone too far to save Clara. The two agree to activate the neuro blocker together, not knowing which one of them will be affected. The device though affects The Doctor, who says his goodbyes to Clara before passing out. The Doctor then wakes in the Nevada desert with no idea how he had arrived or any idea who Clara is.

In the present, managing to piece together everything about Clara except what she looks like, The Doctor finishes telling his story to the waitress, who encourages him to keep going. While The Doctor is not looking the waitress goes to a back room, revealing Ashildr and the TARDIS console; the diner is in fact the new TARDIS that The Doctor stole, and the waitress is indeed Clara herself. The TARDIS departs, leaving The Doctor behind and revealing his own TARDIS, still covered with Rigsy's painted tribute to Clara.

Inside Clara’s TARDIS Ashildr reports that the chameleon circuit isn't working, so their TARDIS is stuck in the form of an American diner. Clara then declares her intent to return to Gallifrey to die, and so restore the timeline, as her death is a fixed point in time. But since she is now ageless, she decides to ‘take the long way around’, and sets off with Ashildr to travel the universe.

Meanwhile back inside The Doctor’s TARDIS, which comes back to life as he enters, The Doctor discovers a message from Clara on his blackboard: ‘Run you clever boy, and be a doctor’. The TARDIS then produces a new sonic screwdriver, and The Doctor closes the doors with a snap of his fingers, ready to continue his adventures. The Doctor then sets the TARDIS for a new destination with Rigsy's tribute to Clara flaking off the TARDIS as it dematerialises. The Doctor's TARDIS and Clara's TARDIS pass by each other mid-flight, before flying off in opposite directions on their own journeys through space and time.

 
Inside The Confession Dial
Inside The Confession Dial
Gallifrey
Gallifrey
Clara
Clara
Frozen In Time
Frozen In Time
 
Clara Is Saved
Clara Is Saved
No Pulse!
No Pulse!
Ashildr in the Far Future
Ashildr in the Far Future
A New Beginning for The Doctor
A New Beginning for The Doctor




Quote of the Story


 'If you think, because she is dead, that I am weak, then you understand very little. If you were any part of killing her, and you’re not afraid, then you understand nothing at all. So, for your own sake, understand this. I am the Doctor. I'm coming to find you, and I will never, ever stop.'

The Doctor



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Doctor Who Series 9 Part 2 Box SetJanuary 2016BBCDVD 4084Photo-montageDVD boxed set containing 4 stories
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Doctor Who Series 9 Part 2 Box SetJanuary 2016BBCBD 0331Photo-montageBlu-Ray boxed set containing 4 stories
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The Complete Ninth Series Box SetMarch 2016BBCDVD 4066Photo-montageDVD boxed set containing 8 stories plus the 2014 & 2015 Christmas Specials
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The Complete Ninth Series Box SetMarch 2016BBCBD 0327Photo-montageBlu-Ray boxed set containing 8 stories plus the 2014 & 2015 Christmas Specials
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The Complete Ninth Series Box Set (Limited Edition Steelbook)March 2016BBCBD 0357Photo-montageLimited Edition Blu-Ray Steelbook boxed set containing 8 stories plus the 2014 & 2015 Christmas Specials
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CD
Original Television Soundtrack - Series 9April 2018Photo-montageMusic by Murray Gold


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Doctor Who Magazine - ReviewIssue 494 (Released: January 2016)

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