'Doctor Who' Season Finale to Be Special Extended Episode

"Death in Heaven" will be written by Steven Moffat and will run for 60 minutes

The BBC has confirmed that the climax to the current season of Doctor Who will be a special extended episode running to 60 minutes. 

Due to air in the U.K. on Nov. 8, the finale, "Death in Heaven," is the second part to Saturday's episode, "Dark Water," with both written by showrunner Steven Moffat and directed by Rachel Talalay

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The BBC teased a synopsis for the coming finale, and the details are sure to get Whovians the world over excited: "With Cybermen on the streets of London, old friends unite against old enemies and the Doctor takes to the air in a startling new role. Can the mighty UNIT contain Missy? As the Doctor faces his greatest challenge, sacrifices must be made before the day is won."

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