BBC is taking another stab at expanding its Doctor Who universe with a new spin-off aimed at young adults

The series, announced Thursday, is called Class and will be set in a school in contemporary London, the BBC reports

Author Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls) will be penning the series, which will air on BBC Three as eight 45-minute episodes in 2016

Doctor Who EP Steven Moffat will act as an executive producer on the new show

“I’m astounded and thrilled to be entering the Doctor Who universe, which is as vast as time and space itself,” said Ness in a statement Read more…

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BBC is doing a ‘Doctor Who’ spin-off for young adults