Check Out These Great Images from Doctor Who: Thin Ice

Something is stirring under the icy surface of the River Thames, and it’s up to the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) to find out the secrets at the heart of London…

This weekend, we visit the last of the great Frost Fairs in Bill’s first trip into history (“get in!”) – but a series of disappearances leads our heroes to discover something distinctly otherworldly. As if there were ever any doubt. But are all beastly enemies actual aliens? Here’s Capaldi and Mackie introducing the episode, including some brief clips:

To further whet your appetite for Sarah Dollard’s script (her second Doctor Who work, after 2015’s Face the Raven), feast your eyes on these great images from Thin Ice

Those character portraits include a gang of pickpockets, including Ellie Shenker as Dot, Tomi May as Dowell, Kishaina Thiruselvan as Harriet, Asiatu Koroma as Kitty, Badger Skelton as Perry, and Austin Tailer as Spider, with Nicholas Burns as Lord Sutcliffe.

With an appearance from Nardole (Matt Lucas) too, Thin Ice airs today on BBC One at 7:20pm.