Doctor Who Returns August 23, Kicks off World Tour

Series 8 of Doctor Who, starring Peter Capaldi as the much-anticipated 12th Doctor, returns to the small screen on August 23 on BBC One and BBC America.

In a 20-second teaser trailer for the episode, titled “Deep Breath,” The Doctor asks Clara “Am I a good man?”

Before the premiere, Capaldi and Jenna Coleman (Clara) will will appear together in the US for the first time when they arrive in New York on Thursday, August 14 as part of the first ever Doctor Who World Tour. The largest promotional undertaking in the show’s 50-year history, the tour will kick off in Cardiff, Wales before heading to London, Seoul, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, and Rio de Janeiro.

More on Series 8 from the BBC America press release:

“Capaldi will be joined by Jenna Coleman (Death Comes to Pemberley), who returns as companion Clara Oswald, and Samuel Anderson (History Boys, Gavin & Stacey) who joins the cast as Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School where Clara also works. Previously announced guest stars include Ben Miller (PrimevalDeath in Paradise), Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty, Upstairs, Downstairs), and Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demons).”