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"Doctor Who" S8 Titles, Directors, Writers

By Garth Franklin Monday August 18th 2014 11:48AM

The BBC has officially released a list of the episode titles, writers and directors for each of the twelve episodes of the upcoming eighth series of "Doctor Who".

The project marks the debut season of Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. Jenna Coleman reprises her role as Clara Oswald, whilst Samuel Anderson hops onboard as recurring companion Danny Pink from the second episode.

Showrunner Steven Moffat penned the 75-minute season premiere, the fourth episode, and the two-part finale. He also contributed to the second, fifth and sixth episode scripts. His "Sherlock" co-producer Mark Gatiss penned the third.

Other notable inclusions are "Kill List" and "Sightseers" writer/director Ben Wheatley helming the first two episodes, "24 Hour Party People" and "Railway Man" scribe Frank Cottrell Boyce penning the tenth, and "Tank Girl" and "Freddy's Dead" helmer Rachel Talalay directing the two-part finale.

Episode 1: Deep Breath
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Ben Wheatley

Episode 2: Into The Dalek
Written by Phil Ford and Steven Moffat
Directed by Ben Wheatley

Episode 3: Robot Of Sherwood
Written by Mark Gatiss
Directed by Paul Murphy

Episode 4: Listen
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon

Episode 5: Time Heist
Written by Stephen Thompson and Steven Moffat
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon

Episode 6: The Caretaker
Written by Gareth Roberts and Steven Moffat
Directed by Paul Murphy

Episode 7: Kill The Moon
Written by Peter Harness
Directed by Paul Wilmshurst

Episode 8: Mummy On The Orient Express
Written by Jamie Mathieson
Directed by Paul Wilmshurst

Episode 9: Flatline
Written by Jamie Mathieson
Directed by Douglas Mackinnon

Episode 10: In The Forest Of The Night
Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Directed by Sheree Folkson

Episode 11/12: Dark Water/Death In Heaven
Written by Steven Moffat
Directed by Rachel Talalay

Source: The BBC

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