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DOCTOR WHO: NCUTI GATWA WAXWORK ANNOUNCED FOR MADAME TUSSAUDS

The new season of Doctor Who will see Ncuti Gatwa return as the Fifteenth Doctor, alongside Millie Gibson as Ruby Sunday, it comes after they made their highly acclaimed debut on Christmas Day in The Church on Ruby Road.



Within the upcoming series, audiences will see the Doctor and Ruby travel through time and space on adventures to unknown lands, to the Regency era in England, to outer space worlds and the sixties.



This season will also see the return of Michelle Greenidge as Carla Sunday, Angela Wynter as Cherry Sunday and Anita Dobson as Mrs Flood as well as featuring an array of special guest stars including Jinkx Monsoon, Aneurin Barnard, Yasmin Finney, Jonathan Groff, Bonnie Langford, Jemma Redgrave, Lenny Rush and Indira Varma.


On his waxwork, Ncuti said: "I'm very excited to be joining the iconic lineup at Madame Tussauds London. The process was amazing to witness, I can't wait to see the final result."



Jeff Parker, creative producer, BBC Studios, added: "It feels fitting that the longest-running sci-fi show in the world should have a place at one of London's oldest and most iconic visitor attractions where we can be sure to give our global fanbase a chance to get up close to the Doctor."


Episode 1 - Space Babies

Synopsis: Ruby learns the Doctor’s amazing secrets when he takes her to the far future. There, they find a baby farm run by babies. But can they be saved from the terrifying bogeyman?

BBC iPlayer: Saturday 11th May, 00:00am

BBC One: Saturday 11th May, 6:20pm




Episode 2 - The Devil's Chord

Synopsis: The Doctor and Ruby meet The Beatles but discover that the all-powerful Maestro is changing history. London becomes a battleground with the future of humanity at stake.

BBC iPlayer: Saturday 11th May, 00:00am

BBC One: Saturday 11th May, 7:05pm


If you're wonder what Doctor Who's linear competition will be, to avoid it clashing with Eurovision, ITV have shifted Britain's Got Talent to Sunday night, meaning Doctor Who will face In For A Penny and In With A Shout on ITV1.



In the UK, the first two new episodes of the season will premiere at 00:00 on 11 May on BBC iPlayer, and then on BBC One later that day. Episodes will drop on BBC iPlayer followed by a primetime slot on BBC One each week following that.


Outside the UK, Doctor Who begins streaming 10 May at 7pm ET on Disney+ where available, giving audiences a simultaneous global launch.


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