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Doctor Who: Extremis


Story Number: 270
No of Episodes: 1


Writer: Steven Moffat
Director: Daniel Nettheim
Executive Producer: Steven Moffat

Starring: Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas, Michelle Gomez

BBC One (United Kingdom):
First Broadcast: Saturday 20th May 2017
Running Time: 45 minutes

Average Audience: 4.16 Million   Average AI: 82

In the Haereticum - the Vatican’s secret library of blasphemy - there is an ancient book known only as The Veritas. Throughout history, anyone who has ever read it has immediately taken their own life. Now a new translation is online, and the danger is spreading. The Vatican appeals to the Doctor. Will he read The Veritas? But can even the Doctor survive the ultimate truth?