Doctor Who ‘The Haunting of Villa Diodati’: new images released

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The BBC has released new images for the eighth episode of Doctor Who Series 12, The Haunting of Villa Diodati.

We will share them interspersed with stills from the trailers.

We were wondering if we would ever get to see a photo of Percy Bysshe Shelley (Lewis Rainer) before the episode airs and here he is:

Shelley’s future wife, Mary Godwin (Lili Miller), the author of Frankenstein:

Mary Godwin (Shelley) with Dr. John Polidori, Lord Byron and Claire Clairmont

Mary Godwin (Shelley) with Ryan and Yaz

Mary Godwin (Shelley) with Yaz and lord Byron

Lord Byron (Jacob Collins-Levy):

Doctor John Polidori (Maxim Baldry):

Claire Clairmont (Nadia Parkes):

The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker):

The Doctor and the companions:

Yasmin Khan (Yaz, Mandip Gill):

Yaz with Ryan:

Yaz with Ryan and a terrified Mary:

Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole):

Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh):

Elise (Sarah Perles):

Fletcher (Stefan Bednarczyk, on the left):

Some characters (ghosts?) which turn up at Villa Diodati:

And the above are not the most terrifying appearances at Villa Diodati. A visit from an even more terrifying “guest” is yet to come.

The synopsis:
The Doctor and gang arrive at the Villa Diodati, Lake Geneva, in 1816 – on a night that inspired Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The plan is to spend the evening soaking up the atmos in the presence of some literary greats – but the ghosts are all too real. And the Doctor is forced into a decision of earth-shattering proportions…

Written by Maxine Alderton and directed by Emma Sullivan, The Haunting of Villa Diodati airs Sunday February 16, 7:10 p.m. on BBC One and at 8:00 p.m. on BBC America.