Start time confirmed for ‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 opener ‘Deep Breath’

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BBC One has announced the broadcast details for the first episode of Doctor Who‘s new series.

‘Deep Breath’ will begin at 7.50pm on Saturday 23 August on BBC One, the show’s official Twitter feed has confirmed.

The episode will finish at 9.10pm – the latest time the show has ever aired.

The official synopsis reads: “When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London, he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. Who is the new Doctor and will Clara’s friendship survive as they embark on a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy?”

> Here’s our round-up of the first reviews for ‘Deep Breath’.

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> Here’s everything we know about Series 8 so far.

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