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‘Doctor Who’: ‘The Rings Of Akhaten’ hints

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Clara wants to see something awesome, so the Doctor whisks her off to the inhabited rings of the planet Akhaten, where the Festival of Offerings is in full swing. Clara meets the young Queen of Years as the pilgrims and natives ready for the ceremony. But something is stirring in the pyramid, and a sacrifice will be demanded.

‘The Rings Of Akhaten’ airs at 6.15pm on Saturday 6 April on BBC One. To whet your appetite, here are ten hints for the episode…

» A number one hit from 1981 is heard.

» The Doctor likes a particular comic.

» The episode has shades of ‘Father’s Day’ and ‘Gridlock’.

» Nice to see a certain relation get a mention.

» You’ll see more aliens than you ever have in one single episode of Doctor Who.

» Clara makes a reference to Jenna-Louise Coleman.

» The Doctor has a go at singing.

» Someone’s been watching Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Blade Runner.

» The Doctor wants to eat scones in the Lake District.

» Clara doesn’t want to be competition.

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