Doctor Who, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos: trailers and breakdown

Two trailers for the tenth and final episode of Doctor Who Series 11, The Battle of Rankoor Av Kolos were released.

The synopsis:

The Doctor and her companions receive nine separate distress calls, all originating from the mysterious planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos, littered with the remains of a terrible battle. The only clue to what has happened on this world is a commander named Paltraki, who has no memory. Who or what are the Ux? As further secrets are uncovered and strange forces gather in the mists, the Doctor and her friends are going to be tested with a deadly and emotional reckoning. How far have they come and how much have they learned? Are they going to make mistakes at a crucial moment?

What follows is a series of photos from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos, including publicity photos and stills from various trailers.

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

Graham: “Another cheery one.”

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

Doctor: “Nine cries for help, all coming from the same planet.”

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from the Doctor Who Series 11 trailer. BBC

A still of the same landscape from The Battle of Ranskoor Ave Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

Mysterious voice that sounds like Tzim Sha: “You gave me my destiny.”

Doctor: “I know that voice.”

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos next-time trailer, BBC

Mark Addy as Paltraki, BBC Doctor Who guest star trailer

Paltraki: “I can’t remember my name.”

                   “I should have left.”

Doctor: “Why Haven’t you?”

Paltraki: “The Battle.”

Mark Addy as Paltraki, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

The Battle of Ranskoor Ave Kolos, BBC

The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos, BBC

Ryan, Yaz, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos, Ben Blackall portfolio, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

Andinio: “Where is the object?”

Phyllis Logan as Andinio, The Battle of Ranskkor Av Kolos, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from the Doctor Who Series 11 trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from the Doctor Who Series 11 trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

A still from The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos trailer, BBC

Not pictured are Percelle Ascott as Delph and Jan Le as hostage Umsang.

The BBC1NI Continuity Announcement for the following week was accidentally inserted into It Takes You Away, revealing that there will be a first glimpse of the seasonal special after The Battle of Rankoor Av Kolos airs on BBC One.

Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jamie Childs, The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos airs on Sunday, December 9, 6:25 p.m. on BBC One and 8:00 p.m. on BBC America.