Episode 1 & 2 (two-parter)
Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Toby Haynes.
The Doctor, Amy and Rory find themselves on a secret summons during the late 1960′s that takes them on an adventure from the desert in Utah – right to the Oval Office itself. River Song also returns. Features a terrifying monster that may be The Silence. Guest stars Mark Sheppard.
Written by Steve Thompson. Directed by Jeremy Webb.
A story featuring pirates. Guest staring Hugh Bonneville as Captain Avery.
Written by Neil Gaiman. Directed by Richard Clark.
Set on alien junkyard planet. Guest stars Suranne Jone as Idris – a very important character in the Doctors life. Although Idris is preparing for death as the story begins, she doesn’t actually die. By the time the Doctor and friends meet her she’s gone mad and ends up biting the Time Lord.
Episode 5 & 6 (two-parter)
Written by Matthew Graham. Directed by Julian Simpson.
Currently believed to be titled ‘The Rebel Flesh’ and ‘Gangers’. A cloning storyline will see the Doctor and the TARDIS cloned. The TARDIS trio will also battle a new life form in a monastery and have to dodge pools of acid. The episodes will play a pretty big part in the whole series arc.
Episode 7 (two-parter)
Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Peter Hoar.
The Cybermen and Sontarans return. Will lead to a shocking cliffhanger that will change the Doctor’s life forever…
Episodes (Autumn 2011)
Written by Steven Moffat
Conclusion of the Spring cliffhanger.
Written by Mark Gatiss. Directed by Richard Clark.
Rumoured title, What Are Little Boys Made Of? Modern day episode in a giant doll house with scary dolls as monsters.