As Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor regenerated on Sunday 23rd October, it was none other than David Tennant who appeared as the Fourteenth Doctor.
The BBC have today published the full script for Doctor Who: The Power Of The Doctor, which reveals new details about the original plans for Jodie Whittaker's regeneration scene.
The scripted regeneration scene
The blossomiest blossom.
(she sits, cross legged)
Right then, Doctor-whoever-I’m about-to-be.
Tag. You’re it.
(face wrinkles as she realises something)
Ah, that’s the only sad thing.
I want to know what happens next.
I bet it’s going to be brilliant.
Plus the potential return of Jackie Tyler, Ryan or Martha were teased in the script. The full script can be found via BBC Writers' Room here.
With David Tennant and Catherine Tate reprising their roles for the 60th anniversary, it has been confirmed that they will appear in three special episodes, set to air in November 2023.
The next Doctor, played by Ncuti Gatwa, will then take control of the TARDIS, with his first episode airing over the festive period in 2023.
The three special episodes will transmit in November 2023 as Doctor Who celebrates its 60th anniversary.