Doctor Who: Flux – ‘War of the Sontarans’ trailer and image breakdown

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Two trailers were released for War of the Sontarans, the second chapter of Doctor Who: Flux.

Composite synopsis:

The Doctor has an unexpected encounter with one of her deadliest enemies when the Sontarans become a new faction in the Crimean War. As the British army goes into pitched battle with the warlike aliens, the Doctor, Yaz and Dan are thrown deeper into a struggle for survival and must seek the help of renowned nurse Mary Seacole (Sara Powell).

Meanwhile, an ancient temple on a planet named Atropos, which shouldn’t even exist, hides mysterious secrets. What is the Temple of Atropos? Who are the Mouri?

The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) observes an ailing TARDIS
The TARDIS lands in a Crimean War battlefield
Crimean war nurse Mary Seacole (Sara Powell) “Who are you?”
“I’m the Doctor. This is Yaz. This is Dan.”
“Mary Seacole!”
“Mrs. Seacole to you.”

General Logan (Gerald Kyd)

“Please tell me you’re not about to engage the Sontarans in battle.”

Commander Ritskaw (Jonathan Watson): “I accept your offer of a massacre!”
“Earth shall be an outpost of the Sontaran empire!”
“No, it won’t”

“Sontar ha!”

Yaz (Mandip Gill) and Vinder (Jacob Anderson) pay a visit to the Temple of Atropos and Priest Triangle (Nigel Richard Lambert) as do Passenger (Jonny Mathers) and Ravagers Swarm (Sam Spruell) and Azure (Rochenda Sandall).

The Sontarans invade Liverpool

Eileen (Sue Jenkins) and Dan’s father Neville (Paul Broughton)
Dan Lewis (John Bishop) is pursued by Sontarans on the streets of Liverpool

19th century Liverpool tunnel builder Jacob Williamson (Steve Oram) is also in War of the Sontarans.

Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jamie Magnus Stone, the second chapter of Doctor Who: Flux, War of the Sontarans will will air 7 November on BBC One at 6:15pm BT and on BBC America at 8:00pm ET.