BBC have released the first television trailer and official synopsis for the Series 9 opener The Magician’s Apprentice.

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.

The Magician’s Apprentice, written by Steven Moffat. and directed by Hettie Macdonald (Blink), will guest star Michelle Gomez as Missy and Jemma Redgrave as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart. Watch the trailer below.


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