Doctor Who Spin-off ‘Class’ Comes To BBC One in January

It has been confirmed that the new Doctor Who spin-off ‘Class’ will broadcast on BBC One in January.

The 8-part series from young adult writer Patrick Ness will receive a late night spot, broadcasting from 10:45pm starting on the 9th January.

It’s a new term at Coal Hill Academy, and students are preparing for their Autumn Prom. But when the school comes under attack, four alienated students must form an unlikely alliance to defeat them. And this incursion is only the beginning.

‘Class’ stars Greg Austin, Sophie Hopkins, Fady Elsayed and Vivian Oparh, assisted by their physics teacher Miss Quill (Katherine Kelly) who are charged with a great responsibility by the mysterious alien known as the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) to guard against the creatures of nightmare that wants nothing more than to find a way through to Earth and take it for their own.

The show first broadcast on BBC Three/BBC iPlayer on the 22nd October 2016. Episode one features current Doctor Who Peter Capaldi.

It is executive produced by current Doctor Who show runner Steven Moffatt, Patrick Ness and Brian Minchin. Derek Ritchie is the shows producer and Ed Bazalgette (Poldark, Doctor Who) directs.

‘Class’ is a BBC Cymru Wales production, co-produced with BBC America and BBC Worldwide.

 

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