Doctor Who: ‘The Woman Who Fell to Earth’ lands Sunday, October 7

After much anticipation, the BBC has finally announced the title and air date of the first episode of Series 11, titled The Woman Who Fell to Earth.


“The last time viewers saw the Doctor, she was falling from her TARDIS so it’s about time for the Doctor to land. This time it’s all change, as Doctor Who is moving to Sunday nights, launching on Sunday 7 October.

Never before in the show’s history has an entire series descended to earth on a Sunday. This year marks a brand new era with a new Showrunner, a new Doctor, new friends and a whole host of new monsters – so it’s only fitting that the new Time Lord will land in a new time zone on BBC One.”

Chris Chibnall, Showrunner, says:

“New Doctor, new home! Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor is about to burst into Sunday nights – and make the end of the weekend so much more exciting. Get everybody’s homework done, sort out your Monday clothes, then grab some special Sunday night popcorn, and settle down with all of the family for Sunday night adventures across space and time. (Also, move the sofa away from the wall so parents can hide behind it during the scary bits). The Thirteenth Doctor is falling from the sky and it’s going to be a blast.”

Fans in the United Kingdom and America can look forward to a simulcast of  The Woman Who Fell to Earth, written by Chris Chibnall, on Sunday, October 7. The exact air time was not announced.