Doctor Who Series 9 Update: Maisie Williams Role Might Be Bigger Than We Think?

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Last week?s episode featured the young actress from Game of Thrones, now we get to see her again on this upcoming episode.

The show’s The Girl Who Died last week saw Maisie Williams? appearance as a guest star for the ninth series of Doctor Who. Here is the synopsis on The Girl Who Died episode:

Captured by Vikings, the Doctor and Clara must help protect their village from Space Warriors from the future: the Mire. Outnumbered and outgunned, their fate seems inevitable. So why is the Doctor preoccupied with a single Viking girl?”

Maisie Williams, who is popularly known as Arya Stark in HBO?s Game of Thrones, plays a young Viking called Ashildr, who has caught the Doctor?s attention and managed to save her life by making her immortal. If you want to know how good this episode was, you can check out Telegraph?s episode review for that. You can also check the episode trailer posted below.

But there is still more, Maisie will still be returning for this week?s episode called The Girl Who Lived where will be playing once again as Ashildr. This is basically a two-parter story which involved Maisie. You can also check the episode synopsis here:

“England, 1651. The deadly Highwayman ?The Nightmare? and his sidekick stalk the dark streets of London. But when they find loot that?s not of this world, they come face to face with the Doctor. Who is the Nightmare in league with? And can the Doctor avoid the hangman?s noose and protect Earth from a devilish betrayal?”

You can watch the episode on BBC One this Saturday at 8:20 PM. The Girl Who Lived episode is directed by Ed Bazalgette and written by Catherine Tregenna. You can also watch the episode trailer below for a glimpse on what is to come.

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