The premiere episode of Doctor Who series eight, the first full instalment to feature Peter Capaldi as the doctor, has found its way online six weeks prior to transmission.
A spokesperson for BBC Worldwide confirmed the leak is not a “new issue” and thanked fans who are continuing to keep a lid on spoilers in a statement released to the website:
“This is part of BBC Worldwide’s on-going security investigation into leaked unfinished Doctor Who materials. This content is currently being removed and originates from the same Miami server disabled last week, it is not a new issue. We’d like to thank the amazing Doctor Who fans who are continuing to keep fan sites and social media spoiler-free.”
Doctor Who will return for its eighth series on Saturday 23rd August.
Watch a teaser below: