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Doctor Who: Season 9 (2015)




Critic Consensus: Peter Capaldi and the writers have settled into an emotionally engaging tone, allowing the show to raise the stakes for the Twelfth Doctor.


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In Season 9 of this iconic sci-fi series, Peter Capaldi returns as The Doctor and Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara Oswald. Together, they travel through time and space on the TARDIS and battles foes such as Dream Crabs and Daleks. Also, a major story arc this season revolves around the mystery of a being called the Hybrid, the combination of two great warrior races.


Peter Capaldi
as The Doctor
Samuel Anderson
as Danny Pink
Donald Sumpter
as The President
Ken Bones
as The General
T'Nia Miller
as Female General
Linda Broughton
as The Woman
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Critic Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 9

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

This is big-ticket Doctor Who, done in such a beautifully delicate way that it manages both to startle and to endear.

October 4, 2016 | Full Review…

Rarely has a show been so dependent on the skills of a single actor - and Capaldi is a good one: able to bring just enough emotional depth to a comicbook caper to render it dramatic.

September 21, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The character this season appears less grumpy, imbued with a kind of joyful mania.

September 18, 2015 | Full Review…

Seemingly keen to re-energize itself after a topsy-turvy year in 2014, Doctor Who Season Nine has upped the stakes dramatically while still maintaining much of its grounded, loveable charm.

September 20, 2015 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Mad, funny, creepy, original and dramatic, 'The Magician's Apprentice' is a bold, mostly successful attempt to be all of Doctor Who, all at once, in just 46 short minutes. Its execution isn't faultless, but you certainly can't fault its massive ambition.

November 18, 2015 | Full Review…

The Magician's Apprentice was not perfect, but its strengths outweighed its weaknesses, and in leaving us with the image of our non-violent, absolutely moral protagonist pointing a Dalek exterminator at a small child, it made for compelling television.

September 22, 2015 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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An outstanding season. Classic Doctor Who.


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