Series: 7.5

Original Air date:  April 6, 2013

Number Doctor: 11th

Companion(s): Clara Oswald

Writer(s):   Neil Cross

Director(s):  Farren Blackburn

Guest Stars:
Emilia Jones as Merry Gejelh
Michael Dixon as Dave Oswald
Nicola Sian as Ellie Oswald
Chris Anderson as The Chorister
Aidan Cook as The Mummy
Karl Greenwood as Dor’een

Synopsis: Still not quite able to explain just who she is, the Doctor and Clara set off on their first adventure. He takes her to see the Rings of Akhaten and its famous pyramid. The residents of the 7 planets rotating around the same sun all believe the pyramid is the source of all life in the universe. There are quite a few visitors there for the Festival of Offering and Clara and helps a young girl, Merry, to have the confidence to perform an important ceremony to sooth and keep the Old God asleep. When Merry is drawn into the pyramid the Doctor and Clara go after her. When the Old God awakens, it’s no match for the Doctor…or for Clara for that matter.

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