Specials marking the sixtieth anniversary of Physician Who have set their premiere dates.
The three specials, which is able to function the return of David Tennant because the Physician and Catherine Tate as Donna Temple-Noble, are set to roll out over three weeks starting Nov. 25 — two days after the precise sixtieth anniversary of Physician Who‘s first ever episode. The specials will stream on Disney+ (which grabbed streaming rights to the sequence in 2022) worldwide except the U.Ok. and Eire, the place they’ll air on the BBC.
Disney+ has additionally launched a brand new trailer for the specials, following a primary trailer in September that showcased the saga’s foremost antagonist, Neil Patrick Harris’ Toymaker — a villain first seen on Physician Who in 1966 in a now largely lacking run of episodes.
The specials discover the Fourteenth Physician (Tennant, who additionally performed the Tenth Physician from 2005-10) reuniting with Donna as they battle the Toymaker. Jacqueline King (Sylvia Noble), Karl Collins (Shaun Temple) and Jemma Redgrave (Kate Lethbridge-Stewart) reprise their roles from previous seasons; Yasmin Finney, Miriam Margolyes and Ruth Madeley additionally star.
The primary particular, “The Star Beast,” will debut Nov. 25, with “Wild Blue Yonder” and “The Giggle” following on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. Ncuti Gatwa will then take over because the Fifteenth Physician; the present’s subsequent season is scheduled to premiere in 2024.
Russell T. Davies is returning as showrunner for the specials and wrote all three installments; Rachel Talalay, Tom Kingsley and Chanya Button directed them. Unhealthy Wolf and BBC Studios produce Physician Who, with Davies, Phil Collinson, Joel Collins, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter serving as govt producers.
Watch Disney+’s trailer for the sixtieth anniversary specials under.