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Last updated 23 January 2017
For Tonight We Might Die
Broadcast: Monday 9th January 2017
10:45pm-11:40pm GMT » Premiere »
(actually broadcast at 22:46:00)
BBC One - Not Northern Ireland
Featuring: Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins, Katherine Kelly, Vivian Oparah, Peter Capaldi

Doctor Who spin-off set in Coal Hill Academy. The school comes under attack from deadly monsters and four alienated students must form an unlikely alliance to defeat them.

Synopsis Source: Radio Times
Broadcast Source: BBC

Ratings Information:

Initial figures: 0.940m viewers (overnight), 10.0% audience share
Consolidated figures: 1.060m viewers (+7 days), 10.7% audience share, AI 70

Overnights: the episode had an estimated audience of 0.94 million viewers, a 10% share of the total TV audience. The rating is below the channel average of 1.64 million for the timeslot. The drama rated higher than BBC 2's Newsnight with 0.65 million. and ITV 1's Through the Keyhole which had 0.75 million. Top for the timeslot was the Channel 4 reality TV series First Dates Hotel which had 1.37 million watching.


DRAMA After pulling in disappointing numbers as BBC3's online series in October, this Doctor Who spin-off will be hoping to pull in bigger ratings for its terrestrial debut, beginning with tonight's double bill.

The story revolves around a group of sixth-form students tasked with protecting Earth from strange "tears" in space and time, which let all manner of alien nasties into their school. The Doctor (Peter Capaldi in a cameo) can't be there all the time, so it's up to them - and their unusual teacher Miss Quill, played by Mr Selfridge's Katherine Kelly - to save the day, pass their exams and navigate their complex personal lives. As the Doctor quips, "it'll be a lot harder than media studies."

Credit: Radio Times