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This summer’s programme includes an exciting array of family events and concerts for children, with a new Doctor Who Prom and a new CBeebies Prom. Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Braimah Kanneh-Mason, Plínio Fernandes and the Fantasia Orchestra perform a programme of folk songs, dances, prayers and incantations, which will be repeated in a Relaxed performance the following day.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales perform music by Murray Gold and others alongside sequences from the Doctor Who series on big screens, with spectacular lighting and special guests (26 August, two performances & filmed for broadcast on BBC One Wales, BBC Two and BBC iPlayer in autumn/winter).

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.

It will premiere simultaneously for the first time on BBC iPlayer and Disney+. 

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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