Doctor Who ‘Ascension of the Cybermen’: new images released

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The BBC has released new images for the ninth episode of Doctor Who Series 12, Ascension of the Cybermen.

We will share them interspersed with stills from the trailers.

A summary of the Ascension of the Cybermen Synopsis:
In the aftermath of the Great CyberWar, the Doctor and her fiends arrive in the far future to face a brutal battle across the farthest reaches of space to protect the last of the human race from the last remnants of the deadly Cybermen. But in the face of such a relentless enemy, has she put her best friends at risk? What terrors lie hiding in the depths of space, and what is Ko Sharmus?

The wasted battleground:

A spaceship:

The “apparatus”:

Yedlarmi (Alex Austin):

Early 20th Century:

Ravio (Juilie Graham):

Ethan (Matt Carver):

Bescot (Rhiannon Clements):

The Church:

An Industrial site:



Ashad, the Cyber-zealot and the Cybermen:

Conspicuously missing from the images are Steve Toussaint as Feekat and Ian McElhinney, possibly playing a character named Tectian.

Also in the cast are Orla O’Rourke as Meg, Andrew Macklin as Michael and Evan McCabe as Brendan.

Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jamie Magnus Stone, Ascension of the Cybermen will air Sunday, February 23 at 7:10 p.m. on BBC One and 8:00 p.m. on BBC America.