The Doctor Who Christmas special will premiere on BBC One on Christmas Day (Sunday December 25th) at 5:45pm, it has been announced.
In this year’s special, titled The Return Of Doctor Mysterio , The Doctor join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure. With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost. Can the Doctor save Manhattan? And what will be revealed when we see behind the mask?
The special, which comes ahead of the show’s tenth season in 2017, was written by Steven Moffat, who served as the executive producer alongside Brian Minchin. Doctor Who is produced for BBC One by BBC Cymru Wales and stars Peter Capaldi as The Doctor. Matt Lucas recently joined the cast as a regular, while guest stars for the special include Justin Chatwin, Charity Wakefield, Tomiwa Edun, Aleksandar Jovanovic and Logan Hoffman.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.