Are you a fan of Doctor Who? The BBC just announced the TV show’s holiday special will premiere on New Year’s Day.
The sci-fi series special will see The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) a “terrifying evil” that has plagued the Earth for centuries. The cast also includes Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, and Bradley Walsh.
Read more info from The BBC below:
So to mark the occasion, in this year’s festive episode the TARDIS will travel through the time vortex from its traditional timeslot on Christmas Day and will land in style on New Year’s Day.
Charlotte Moore, Director of Content, says: “We’re delighted the Doctor and her companions will be welcoming BBC One audiences into 2019 with this exciting new episode. The Doctor’s fans are in for a special treat on the first day of the new year.”
Showrunner Chris Chibnall says: “We’re thrilled to be starting the New Year with a bang on BBC One, as Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor and friends face a terrifying alien threat in an action-packed, hour-long special adventure for all the family.”
As the New Year begins, a terrifying evil is stirring from across the centuries of Earth’s history. As the Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz return home, will they be able to overcome the threat to planet Earth?
Written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Wayne Yip. The Doctor is played by Jodie Whittaker, Ryan by Tosin Cole, Graham by Bradley Walsh and Yaz by Mandip Gill.”
What do you think? Do you watch Doctor Who? Are you excited for the holiday special?