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In the final scenes of the first episode, the Doctor sees the names of Clara Oswald and Danny Pink on the memorial wall; two rows to the left in the middle of the screen there's also the name of Susan Foreman, the Doctor's granddaughter who attended Coal Hill in 1963 when Doctor Who (1963) first aired.
Class aired on the same day as Torchwood (2006), 22 October, only ten years later.
Fady Elsayed will be making an appearance in one episode of tenth series of Doctor Who (2005).
Nigel Betts from eighth series of Doctor Who (2005) reprised his role.
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Spinoff from Doctor Who (2005).
Aaron Neil who plays Ram's father Varun previously appeared in the opening episode of the ninth series of Doctor Who (2005), Doctor Who: The Magician's Apprentice (2015), where he played the role of Coal Hill teacher Mr. Dunlop. His name appears on the memorial wall, so presumably in the parent show the character became either missing or dead under unknown circumstances.
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Pooky Quesnel who have a semi regular role in this is no stranger to the Doctor Who franchise. Previously she had a major cameo in Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol (2010).
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The building used for exterior shots of Coal Hill Academy is Cardiff University's Hadyn Ellis Building on Maindy Road, Cardiff.
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Is a spiritual successor to Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures which were both finished in 2011.
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Peter Capaldi makes his first appearance in the pilot Class: For Tonight We Might Die (2016), fighting off the Shadowkin. The soldiers of the Shadowkin bear a strong resemblance to the Pyroviles, seen in Doctor Who: The Fires of Pompeii (2008), which was Capaldi's first appearance in Doctor Who (2005).
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Greg Austin and Katherine Kelly have both starred in ITV series Mr Selfridge (2013).
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

It's the second time that the "Bad Wolf" theme, which was used particularly for the Ninth and Tenth Doctors, plays for the Twelfth Doctor. First one was in Doctor Who: Hell Bent (2015).
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The first appearance of a monster from Doctor Who is one weeping angel in one of the last scenes in the final episode.
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