Get ready to re-enter the TARDIS.
Disney Branded Television and BBC have revealed the trailer and premiere dates for the 60th anniversary “Doctor Who” specials, debuting on Disney+ and the BBC later this year. The first special, “The Star Beast,” premieres Nov. 25; “Wild Blue Yonder” comes out Dec. 2; “The Giggle” will premiere Dec. 9.
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According to the logline, the anniversaries “will reunite the Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Temple-Noble (Catherine Tate) as they come face-to-face with their most terrifying villain yet: the Toymaker (played by Neil Patrick Harris in his ‘Doctor Who’ debut).”
Fan-favorite actor Tennant starred as The Tenth Doctor from 2005-2010 and is regarded as one of the best performers to portray the time-traveling protagonist. He has since returned to the beloved franchise as the Fourteenth Doctor.
The rest of the cast includes Yasmin Finney as Rose Temple-Noble, Miriam Margolyes as the voice of the Meep and Ruth Madeley as Shirley Anne Bingham, in addition to returning performers like Jacqueline King as Sylvia Noble, Karl Collins as Shaun Temple and Jemma Redgrave as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart.
The long-running sci-fi action adventure series has been airing on the BBC since 1963. The newest season of “Doctor Who,” starring “Sex Education” breakout Ncuti Gatwa as the Fifteenth Doctor, will stream in 2024.
“Doctor Who” is produced by Bad Wolf and BBC Studios. Russell T. Davies serves as showrunner, writer and executive producer. Phil Collinson, Joel Collins, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter also serve as executive producers. The anniversary specials are written by Russell T. Davies and directed by Rachel Talalay, Tom Kingsley and Chanya Button.
Watch the trailer below.
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