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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 (16) | 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…

Full of wit and menace, unafraid to take on the show's museum piece classics, The Magician's Apprentice proves to be a supremely confident series premiere, launching the Twelfth Doctor's second innings in style.

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

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

November 9, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

So beautifully well written, with a few familiar settings and a new one we haven't seen (Skaro of course).

August 28, 2018 | Full Review…

A 4.5 billion-year stay in hell, invasions, ghosts, a quick trip home, and death - lots of death: it's been a rough season for the Doctor, but in the end, it has made him all the better.

June 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Doctor Who: Season 9



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An outstanding season. Classic Doctor Who.


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