Disney+ Reveals Trailer and Dates For Doctor Who 60th Anniversary Specials

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Disney+ Reveals Trailer and Dates For Doctor Who 60th Anniversary Specials

In a thrilling collaboration between Disney Branded Television and the BBC, the eagerly anticipated “Doctor Who” series is set to captivate a global audience. The trailer and premiere dates for the three exciting 60th-anniversary specials have been unveiled, slated to premiere on Disney+ worldwide, excluding the UK and Ireland where they will air on the BBC.

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The specials, titled “The Star Beast” (Nov. 25), “Wild Blue Yonder” (Dec. 2), and “The Giggle” (Dec. 9), will reunite the dynamic duo of the Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Temple-Noble (Catherine Tate), pitting them against their most formidable adversary yet: the Toymaker, portrayed by Neil Patrick Harris in his “Doctor Who” debut.

Doctor Who - 2023
Picture Shows: The Doctor (David Tennant)

Adding to the intrigue, the new cast features Yasmin Finney as Rose Temple-Noble, Miriam Margolyes lending her voice to the Meep, and Ruth Madeley as Shirley Anne Bingham. Returning characters include Jacqueline King as Sylvia Noble, Karl Collins as Shaun Temple, and Jemma Redgrave reprising her role as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart. Brace yourselves for an epic adventure that transcends time and space!

Special Three: The Giggle
Picture Shows: The Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Noble (Catherine Tate)

“Doctor Who” is the longest running action-adventure television series in the world spanning 60 years and winning over 100 awards. This quintessentially British show has a huge global following, with 9.6m fans across social platforms/channels and 100m video views on YouTube in the last year alone. 

“Doctor Who” is produced by Bad Wolf and BBC Studios. The series returns under the creative vision of returning showrunner Russell T. Davies, who also serves as a writer and executive producer. Additional executive producers include Phil Collinson, Joel Collins, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter. The 60th-anniversary specials are written by Russell T. Davies and directed by Rachel Talalay, Tom Kingsley, and Chanya Button, respectively. BBC Studios is handling global distribution.

Special Three: The Giggle
Picture Shows: Neil Patrick Harris

Ncuti Gatwa takes control of the TARDIS as the Fifteenth Doctor over the festive period and the new season of “Doctor Who,” will stream globally in 2024 on Disney+ and on the BBC in the UK and Ireland. 


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