Doctor Who Holiday Special Full Trailer And Release Date Revealed

The annual seasonal episode of the long-running sci-fi show will feature the Daleks.

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The first teaser for the Doctor Who holiday special was revealed last week, and now the full trailer and release date are with us. The episode, which is titled "Revolution of the Daleks," will air on BBC America on January 1.

The trailer focuses on Captain Jack Harkness, the fan-favorite adventurer played by John Barrowman, teaming up with the Doctor's assistants Yaz Khan (Mandip Gill), Graham O'Brien (Bradley Walsh), and Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) to fight the Daleks. Fans will remember that the previous twelfth season ended with the Doctor (Jodie Whittker) locked up in an alien prison, and her brief appearance in this trailer shows she's still there. Check the trailer out below.

Revolution of the Daleks also stars Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfts) and Harriet Walter (Killing Eve), plus Chris Noth (Sex and the City), who will reprise his villainous Season 11 role as Jack Robertson.

Whittaker took over as the Doctor from Peter Capaldi in 2017, and has so far starred in two seasons. Production on Season 13 started earlier this month. However, due to the safety precautions in place, showrunner Chris Chibnall stated the next season will only have eight episodes instead of the usual 11.

In related news, it was reported in August that Christopher Eccleston, who played the Doctor in the first reboot season back in 2005, will return to the role for a new series of audio adventures. The first volume of Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor Adventures will be released in May next year.

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