Here’s the news, straight from the BBC: the first air date of the new Doctor Who series starring David Tennant is…

… November 25!

It all comes together on BBC Player in the UK and on Disney+ in the rest of the world.

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Straight from the BBC, it’s the airdate for the first of the new Doctor Who episodes starring David Tennant, returning to the role.

The first of the new episodes, with David Tennant and Catherine Tate returning to their roles as the Doctor and Donna Noble, airs November 25.

Picture Shows: Special One: The Star Beast, The Doctor (DAVID TENNANT), Donna Noble (CATHERINE TATE) Rose (Yasmin Finney).

After that comes special number 2, entitled Wild Blue Yonder, which will air December 2 on BBC Player in the UK and on Disney+ in the rest of the world.

Picture Shows: Special Two: Wild Blue Yonder, The Doctor (DAVID TENNANT), Donna Noble (CATHERINE TATE)

Next up will be special number 3, The Giggle, featuring Neal Patrick Harris as the Toymaker. This one will air on December 9th.

Series 14 of Doctor Who, starring Ncuti Gatwa in the title role and costarring Millie Gibson as the new companion Ruby Sunday, is expected for release sometime in the spring of 2024. Filming for this series wrapped in July of 2023 on eight new episodes, which are now in post production. Appearing with Gatwa and Gibson will be:  Bonnie Langford returning in the role of companion Melanie Bush, Jemma Redgrave as UNIT’s Kate Lethbridge-Stewart, Indira Varma as the mysterious “Duchess”, Aneurin Barnard as sinister politician Roger ap Gwilliam, plus musician Jonathan Groff, drag and Broadway star Jinkx Monsoon, Am I Being Unreasonable’s Lenny Rush, and many more.

More information here as it becomes available. Watch this space.


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