DOCTOR WHO: FIRST LOOK AT CHRISTMAS SPECIAL AS NCUTI GATWA MAKES DEBUT
On Christmas Day Ncuti Gatwa will take control of the TARDIS as the Fifteenth Doctor in his first epic adventure following Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary celebration.
Ncuti will be joined in the TARDIS by new companion Millie Gibson, who takes on the role of Ruby Sunday. Gibson will continue into Season One in the first half of 2024.
No synopsis is available for the episode is yet available from the BBC, however Disney+ have revealed that the episode, which will air on Christmas Day, is titled 'The Church On Ruby Road'. Two new images have been released as part of BBC's Christmas showcase.
Charlotte Moore, BBC’s Chief Content Officer says: “This year’s Christmas line-up on the BBC is an extravaganza of must watch shows! Join us as we welcome a brand new Doctor and wave goodbye to our beloved sitcom Ghosts...
"Alongside a spectacular range of entertainment, drama, comedy and factual programming across the festive fortnight. It’s essential viewing for everyone as we bring friends and families together across the UK.”
Doctor Who continues Saturdays at 6:30pm on BBC One. The Christmas special will air on Christmas Day, with exact timings to be confirmed on Tuesday 5th December.