Doctor Who Series 11: episodes 5 and 6 titles, synopses, photos

The titles, synopses and photos from two episodes of Doctor Who Series 11 were announced today.

Episode Five: The Tsuranga Conundrum

Suzanne Packer as Eve Cicero and Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, The Tsuranga Conundrum, BBC Studios

Risk to life: absolute.

Injured and stranded in the wilds of a far-flung galaxy, The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan must band together with a group of strangers to survive against one of the universe’s most deadly — and unusual — creatures.

Guest starring Suzanne Packer, Ben Bailey Smith, Brett Goldstein and Lois Chimimba.

Written by Chris Chibnall.

Directed by Jennifer Perrott.

Suzanne Packer as Eve Cicero, BBC Studios

Ben Bailey Smith, BBC Studios

Ben Bailey Smith, BBC Studios

A still from the BBC Doctor Who Series 11 trailer

Brett Goldstein as a medic, BBC

Lois Chimimba as Malbi, the medic, BBC

A still from the BBC Doctor Who Series 11 trailer

The Tsuranga Conundrum seems to be the episode which features a pregnant man.

 

Episode Six: Demons of the Punjab

Demons of the Punjab, Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill, BBC Studios

“What’s the point of having a mate with a time machine, if you can’t nip back and see your gran when she was younger?”

India, 1947. The Doctor and her friends arrive in the Punjab, as the country is being torn apart. While Yaz attempts to discover her grandmother’s hidden history, the Doctor discovers demons haunting the land. Who are they and what do they want?

Guest starring Shane Zaza, Amita Suman and Hamza Jeetoa.

Written by Vinay Patel.

Directed by Jamie Childs.

Shane Zaza, BBC Studios

Amita Suman as Umbreen, BBC

Hamza Jeetoa, BBC

A still from the BBC Doctor Who Series 11 trailer

Demons of the Punjab was partly filmed in Granada Province, Spain.

The Tsuranga Conundrum airs on BBC One and BBC America on Sunday, November 4.

Demons of the Punjab airs on BBC One and BBC America on Sunday, November 11.