We revealed the BBC’s synopsis for the first two episodes of this season for you yesterday, but BBC America has some new details for us today, including an interviews with Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat and stars Matt Sith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill. The channel confirms that the second episode, “Day of the Moon” will air Saturday, April 30 at 9:00 PM. As previously announced, this season kicks off on Saturday, April 23 at 9:00 PM with “The Impossible Astronaut”.
On April 3, Neil Gaiman, Mark Sheppard and Toby Haynes premiered the first clips of their upcoming Doctor Who episodes to thousands, during the Doctor Who panel moderated by Chris Hardwick (Web Soup, Nerdist) at WonderCon in San Francisco. This week, the cast and crew will arrive in New York for press, a Barnes & Noble: Fifth Avenue signing on Friday, April 8 and a U.S. premiere screening event at the Village East Cinema on Monday, April 11.
Details on episodes 3-7 will be released at a later date. Neil Gaiman’s “The Doctor’s Wife” is the fourth episode in the run and airs on Saturday, May 14, at 9:00 PM.
Series 6/Season 32 of Doctor Who stars Matt Smith as the Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams and Alex Kingston as River Song. Notable guest-stars for the first seven episodes include Frances Barber, Mark Bonnar, Hugh Bonneville, Raquel Cassidy, Lily Cole, Suranne Jones, Marshall Lancaster, Stuart Milligan, Sarah Smart and Mark Sheppard. Lead Writer Steven Moffat wrote episodes 1, 2 and 7, Steve Thompson writes episode 3, Neil Gaiman scripted episode 4 and Matthew Graham penned episodes 5 and 6. Directors for this first block of seven episodes are Toby Haynes (episodes 1 and 2), Jeremy Webb (episode 3), Richard Clark (episode 4), Julian Simpson (episodes 5 and 6) and Peter Hoar (episode 7).
For even more teases and hints at the new series of episodes, here are BBC America interviews with Moffat, Smith, Gillan and Darvill (click each link below to read the interview):