Doctor Who, The Witchfinders: trailers and breakdown

Two trailers were released for the eighth episode of Doctor Who Series 11, The Witchfinders.

Some stills from the trailers with the actors identified:

“People of Bilehurst Crag, let us put the accused to the test!”, Siobhan Finneran as Becka Savage, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Tricia Kelly as Old Mother Twiston, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Old Mother Twiston, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Accused witch Old Mother Twiston is drowned, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

 “It’s a witch trial”, A still from The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Arthur Kay, bottom left, as Smithy and Tilly Steele as Willa, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

A still from The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

A still from The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

A still from The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

King James I, incognito, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Alan Cumming as King James I, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Siobhan Finneran as Becka Savage in The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Graham, Doctor, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

Stavros Demetraki, who is not featured in the trailer, is cast playing a character named Alfonso.

Stavros Demetraki as Alfonso, The Witchfinders, BBC America

Yaz, Ryan, Graham, Doctor, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

The Doctor, The Witchfinders Trailer, BBC

Mud Witches, The Witchfinders trailer, BBC

A publicity photo from the episode:

Jodie Whittaker was overheard saying, “I love apple bobbing!” during The Witchfinders Gosport location filming, BBC photo

A photograph from Gosport location filming was published by The News, Portsmouth.

An Instagram post about the Gosport filming:

Written by Joy Wilkinson and directed by Sallie Aprahamian, The Witchfinders is only the third Doctor Who story written and directed by women since Enlightenment in 1983 and The Mark of the Rani in 1985.

More information about The Witchfinders can be found here and here.

The Witchfinders airs Sunday, November 25, 6:30 p.m. on BBC One and 8:00 p.m. on BBC America