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The BBC has released a teaser and four first look images of David Tennant, Catherine Tate, Neil Patrick Harris and Ncuti Gatwa in upcoming episodes of Doctor Who.

As Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor regenerated, it was none other than David Tennant who appeared as the Fourteenth Doctor. But what has led to the return of a much-loved face?

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.

Talking about the future, Showrunner Russell T Davies said "If you thought the appearance of David Tennant was a shock, we’ve got plenty more surprises on the way! The path to Ncuti’s Fifteenth Doctor is laden with mystery, horror, robots, puppets, danger and fun!"

"And how is it connected to the return of the wonderful Donna Noble? How, what, why? We’re giving you a year to speculate, and then all hell lets loose!"

The three special episodes will transmit in November 2023 as Doctor Who celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Doctor Who returns in 2023 on BBC One


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