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Series Seven [Season 33] (2012-2013)

The Rings of Akhaten

Last updated 11 May 2015

Doctor Who: The Rings of Akhaten

The Rings of Akhaten

Story Number: 233

Radio Times

Writer: Neil Cross
Director: Farren Blackburn
Executive Producer: Steven Moffat

Starring: Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Emilia Jones, Matthew Cox

No of Episodes: 1
First Broadcast: Sat 06 Apr 2013
Running Time: 43 minutes 44 seconds

Average Audience: 7.45 Million       Average AI: 84

Clara wants to see something awesome, so the Doctor whisks her off to the inhabited rings of the planet Akhaten, where the Festival of Offerings is in full swing. Clara meets the young Queen of Years as the pilgrims and natives ready for the ceremony. But something is stirring in the pyramid, and a sacrifice will be demanded.