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During the episode they were referred to as

Repair droids

But I don't think they were ever called by their actual name. What are they called?

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up vote 17 down vote accepted

Those are the Clockwork Droids, previously seen in The Girl in the Fireplace.

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Yep, from the sister ship of the ship in the previous episode. – BBlake Aug 25 '14 at 11:57
The ship in Deep Breath is the 'SS Marie Antoinette', which is the sister ship of the 'SS Madame de Pompadour' from The Girl in the Fireplace. – Peter Walser Aug 25 '14 at 13:49
+1 thanks. And I've also since found that the leader is known as Half Face Man. – JK. Aug 26 '14 at 2:32
See also: – user1027 Aug 26 '14 at 16:30

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