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First Official Picture of The New Doctor Who Episode

The Bells of St John

 Dr Who The Bells of St John (Picture)

The first official picture from the new season of Doctor Who has been released today. Doctor Who returns to our screen on the 30th of March with a brand new episode entitled “The Bells of St John”. Written by show runner Steven Moffat, The Bells of St John will mark the official introduction of the Doctor’s new companion, Clara Oswald, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman.

Jenna-Louise Coleman has already become a familiar face to Doctor Who fans, as she made her surprise debut in Asylum of the Daleks last year, before returning in the 2012 Christmas Special: The Snowmen. Now at last Clara will join the Doctor as his full time companion for the rest of the seasons eight adventures in time and space.

The Bells of St John is set in London and will feature a number of the capitols famous landmarks, including The Shard and Westminster Bridge. This episode will also introduce a brand new enemy, the Spoonheads, who will fight the Doctor after he discovers something hiding in the Wi-Fi.

Executive Producer and lead writer of Doctor Who, Steven Moffat said: “Its the 50th year of  Doctor Who and look what’s gong on! We’re up in the sky and under the sea! We’re running around the rings of an alien world and then a haunted house. There’s new Cybermen, new Ice Warriors and a never before attempted journey to the centre of the TARDIS. And in the finale, the Doctor’s greatest sect will be revealed! If this wasn’t already our most exciting year it would be anyway!”

Featuring blockbuster movie style episodes each week:, featuring a ghost story, an underwater siege, and a period drama, the rest of Season Seven will also see the return of the Ice Warriros and the Cybermen. If you take a close look at the first official picture of The Bells of St John you will be able to get a glimpse of some of the new monsters as well!

The series’ all star cast will  feature: Celia Imrie, Richard E Grant, Warwick Davis, Jessica Raine, Dougray Scott, and Tamzin Outhwaite, as well as the first time on screen for mother and daughter Dame Diana Rig and Rachel Stirling.