‘Doctor Who’ story info revealed for ‘Under the Lake’ and ‘Before the Flood’

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The BBC has released the official story synopsis details for the third and fourth episodes of Doctor Who‘s new season.

Written by Being Human creator Toby Whithouse, ‘Under the Lake’ and ‘Before the Flood’ will air on Saturday 3 October and Saturday 10 October respectively on BBC One.

The synopsis for ‘Under the Lake’ reads: “When an Underwater Base comes under attack, the Doctor and Clara must save the frightened crew and defeat an impossible threat. But what is behind these terrifying events? And can they really be haunted by ghosts?”

The synopsis for ‘Before the Flood’ reads: “On a remote Army outpost, a fearsome alien warlord – the Fisher King – sets in motion a twisted plan to ensure his own survival. The ripples will be felt around the universe. Is this chain of events inevitable? And can the Doctor do the unthinkable?”

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Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has described the two-part story as “brilliantly creepy” and “one of our scariest adventures yet.”

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Season 9 continues this Saturday on BBC One with ‘The Witch’s Familar’.

> Here’s everything we know about Season 9 so far.

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