WATCH: The ‘Two Hearts’ Teaser for ‘Doctor Who’ is Most Startling One Yet

Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in 'Doctor Who' (Pic: BBC)

Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in ‘Doctor Who’ (Pic: BBC)

Is Saturday, August 23 here yet?

We’ve seen two teasers in the lead-up to Doctor Who‘s eighth modern-era season, the first with Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. But this clip, released today (July 4), is the most unsettling one yet. And we mean that in the best of the ways: here, we’re still following the motif of the previous teasers with the Doctor in a burning TARDIS. But other dangers lurk within that blue box, and the clip is narrated by a familiar—and deeply disturbing—voice.

The “Two Hearts” title is, of course, an allusion to the Doctor’s biology, displayed in this clip in one arresting image.

Just watch—and sleep for the next few weeks with the covers over your head:

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself—he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri—he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.
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