6 best Cybermen stories in Doctor Who

“Rise of the Cybermen” and “The Age of Steel”

In this two-part story, the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) encounters a new iteration of the Cybermen on a parallel Earth. The story effectively re-introduces the Cybermen for the modern series and explores themes of technology and dehumanisation.

“The Next Doctor”

Set in Victorian London, this special episode sees the Tenth Doctor teaming up with a man who believes he’s the Doctor to fight the Cybermen. The story features a memorable CyberKing and offers a heartwarming exploration of what it means to be the Doctor. A truly special encounter.

“World Enough and Time” and “The Doctor Falls”

This two-part story from the Twelfth Doctor’s (Peter Capaldi) era presents a horrifying new genesis of the Cybermen. It’s a tense, emotionally charged story that features the transformation of companion Bill Potts into a Cyberman and explores once again in Doctor Who what is means to be a human and have feelings.