‘Doctor Who’ teasers: 10 hints for ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’

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Doctor Who returns next weekend with ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’, written by Steven Moffat.

The official synopsis reads: “Where is the Doctor? When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from?

“As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossible.”

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‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ airs at 7.40pm on Saturday 19 September on BBC One.

Here are 10 teasing spoiler-free lines of dialogue from the episode…


‘How’s your boyfriend? Still tremendously dead I expect.’

‘Tell the President I’ll call him back.’

‘A friendship older than your civilisation and infinitely more complex.’

‘I’ve given you some top-notch Maths tuition in a fun but relevant way.’

‘Pardon my sci-fi, but this is beyond any human technology.’

‘You forget the thousand and concentrate on the one.’

‘What kind of an attack advertises?’

‘Pity. I intended to accuse.’

‘Death is for other people, dear.’

‘One of those was a lie.  Can you guess which one?’


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