[87], The series gained the lowest ratings since the revival of the show in 2005, containing six of the show's ten least-watched episodes. This includes one television movie and multiple specials, and encompasses 295 stories over 38 seasons. ", "Darkness, despair and deadly monsters in brand-new Doctor Who trailer", "Darkness, despair and deadly monsters in brand-new Doctor Who", "Doctor Who - Complete Series 12 [Blu-ray] [2020]", "Doctor Who Revolution of the Daleks (2020/2021 Special)", "Doctor Who suffers lowest ratings since 2005 revival", "Spyfall - Part Two - Overnight Viewing Figures", "Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror - Overnight Viewing Figures", "Fugitive of the Judoon - Overnight Viewing Figures", "Can You Hear Me? ", "Doctor Who Series 12: new director, actor, character discovered", "Doctor Who Series 12: new episode titles, writers and descriptions", "Goran ViÅ¡njić and Robert Glenister to appear in series 12! This series introduces Martha Jones and deals with the Face of Boe's final message, the mysterious Mr. Saxon, and the Doctor dealing with the loss of Rose Tyler. The revival is a continuation of the original series. The specials focus on the "four knocks" and the death of the Tenth Doctor. [8][9][77] BBC confirmed on 2 December 2019 that the series was set to premiere on 1 January 2020,[78] and aired through to 1 March 2020. [10] Dominique Maher and Darron Meyer portrayed Agent Browning and Seesay respectively in "Spyfall, Part 1". [69], Production blocks were arranged as follows:[70][19][71][30][32], The twelfth series introduced changes to the design of the TARDIS, with a modified column above the time rotor, the pathway from the TARDIS's doors, stairs, and modifications to the central console. [15] Laura Fraser also appeared in "Orphan 55" as Kane,[16][17] as did Julia Foster as Vilma. The Twelfth Doctor was portrayed by Peter Capaldi. [35] In May 2017, it was announced that due to the terms of a deal between BBC Worldwide and SMG Pictures in China, the company has first right of refusal on the purchase for the Chinese market of future series of the programme until and including Series 15. 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The Doctor, Ryan, Yaz and Graham are transported to Tranquility Spa, a "fakation" facility built in a dome on a desolate "orphan" world. [6] Other sources, such as the Region 1 classic Doctor Who DVD releases, use different numbering schemes, which diverge after the 108th story, The Horns of Nimon (1979–1980)..mw-parser-output .tocright{float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em}.mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left{clear:left}.mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both{clear:both}.mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none{clear:none}.mw-parser-output .toclimit-2 .toclevel-1 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-3 .toclevel-2 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-4 .toclevel-3 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-5 .toclevel-4 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-6 .toclevel-5 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-7 .toclevel-6 ul{display:none}. The 2005 revival trades the earlier serial format for a run of self-contained episodes, interspersed with occasional multi-part stories and structured into loose story arcs. Additionally, four charity specials and two animated serials have also been aired. New set photos suggest the dreaded Weeping Angels will return in the thirteenth season of Doctor Who. The programme's high episode count has resulted in Doctor Who holding the world record for the highest number of episodes of a science-fiction programme. The average viewing figure for this series was 5.3 million. The companions return to Earth in a house disguised TARDIS and the Doctor makes her way back to her own TARDIS. [25][19] Molly Harris appeared as Suki Cheng in "Praxeus". [39] Nina Metivier, who served as script editor on the previous series, also wrote an episode. The Master teleports the Doctor to Gallifrey, where he imprisons her in the Matrix. [78], The "Spyfall" two-part episode was released in cinemas in the United States on 5 January 2020. The Doctor and Rose arrive on New Earth and meet old friends and enemies in a hospital which can … Aboard the humans' ship, they pass through a battlefield with debris of dead Cyberman and board a seemingly-abandoned Cyber carrier. It is the second to be led by Chris Chibnall as head writer and executive producer, alongside executive producer Matt Strevens, the twelfth to air after the programme's revival in 2005, and the thirty-eighth season overall. The portal is revealed to be the new location of the ruins of Gallifrey, much to the Doctor's surprise. [18][19], John Barrowman returned to his role as Jack Harkness in "Fugitive of the Judoon" and also for "Revolution of the Daleks". Ninth Doctor. [29] Filming concluded by 19 November 2019. Suddenly, the Judoon appear to arrest the Doctor and take her to a distant prison elsewhere in space. The twelfth series was broadcast on Sundays, except for the premiere episode, continuing on from the eleventh series, after regular episodes of the revived er… Each episode also has an accompanying online Tardisode. .mw-parser-output .toclimit-2 .toclevel-1 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-3 .toclevel-2 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-4 .toclevel-3 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-5 .toclevel-4 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-6 .toclevel-5 ul,.mw-parser-output .toclimit-7 .toclevel-6 ul{display:none}, The twelfth series included two-part stories for the first time since the tenth series, and more than one two-part story for the first time since the ninth series. This series dealt with the consequences of the Doctor and Clara’s relationship, and the Doctor’s confession about the Hybrid. ", "Doctor Who Series 12: Episode 1 casting news", "Doctor Who sees the shock return of a classic foe in opening episode", "Doctor Who Series 12: Block 2 actress discovered", "Doctor Who Series 12: Episode 2 features French Resistance heroine", "Doctor Who Series 12: James Buckley to star in Block 2 episode", "Anjli Mohindra and Laura Fraser to guest star in Series 12! This series dealt with the mystery identity of the character "Missy" and the mystery around "The Promised Land". Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall talks about the challenges of filming season 13 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ", "Doctor Who Series 12: Maxim Baldry to star in historical episode", "Doctor Who Magazine reveals titles of two-part series finale", "Doctor Who Series 12: Ian McElhinney and Steve Toussaint to star in Doctor Who", "Doctor Who 'to remain on-screen until at least 2020, "The BBC is already preparing for at least FIVE more series of Doctor Who", "Doctor Who Series 12: Team TARDIS Back in Action! With the coming of the Tenth Doctor era, BBC Books continued its New Series Adventures line in 2006, featuring the new incarnation. This series dealt with the mystery of the vault and the Doctor’s oath, later exploring the Doctor and Missy’s relationship, and the possibility of Missy "turning good". The series centres on River Song's relation to the Doctor, the Doctor's "death" and discovering what the Silence is. In season 12 of the Doctor Who revival, new showrunner Chris Chibnall reveals a plan: where season 11 ignored the series’ history, and left new Doctor Jodie Whittaker without much of a … These changes were introduced by production designer Dafydd Shurmer. [80] The series will be followed by a special episode, "Revolution of the Daleks", on New Year's Day in 2021. The following table dictates the season or series in question for the programme as a whole. The Doctor Who Series 11 Teaser has landed! For Series 11, the episode count was reduced from twelve to ten. New Doctor, New Series, New Logo. The Master jumps through and tells the Doctor that she should be afraid because everything is about to change forever. The next series of Doctor Who won't start until 2020, it's been confirmed. The BBC is calling this a "Holiday Special," refusing to confirm whether it will air on Christmas Day or New … Several guests and facility workers are killed before the Doctor re-establishes the security fields. For the 1974–75 season, see, Episode 1, total viewers: 6.699m on TV, 101k on PC, 49k on Tablet, 37k on Smartphone, Episode 1, 28-day viewers: 7.161m on TV, 124k on PC, 61k on Tablet, 49k on Smartphone, Episode 2, total viewers: 5.909m on TV, 84k on PC, 45k on Tablet, 34k on Smartphone, Episode 2, 28-day viewers: 6.480m on TV, 108k on PC, 58k on Tablet, 47k on Smartphone, Episode 3, total viewers: 5.246m on TV, 64k on PC, 37k on Tablet, 29k on Smartphone, Episode 3, 28-day viewers: 5.706m on TV, 90k on PC, 50k on Tablet, 43k on Smartphone, Episode 4, total viewers: 5.071m on TV, 63k on PC, 37k on Tablet, 30k on Smartphone, Episode 4, 28-day viewers: 5.619m on TV, 84k on PC, 49k on Tablet, 43k on Smartphone, Episode 5, total viewers: 5.419m on TV, 73k on PC, 43k on Tablet, 37k on Smartphone, Episode 5, 28-day viewers: 5.921m on TV, 91k on PC, 54k on Tablet, 49k on Smartphone, Episode 6, total viewers: 5.092m on TV, 63k on PC, 38k on Tablet, 30k on Smartphone, Episode 6, 28-day viewers: 5.509m on TV, 80k on PC, 47k on Tablet, 40k on Smartphone, Episode 7, total viewers: 4.771m on TV, 58k on PC, 35k on Tablet, 29k on Smartphone, Episode 7, 28-day viewers: 5.250m on TV, 76k on PC, 46k on Tablet, 40k on Smartphone, Episode 8, total viewers: 4.945m on TV, 61k on PC, 36k on Tablet, 31k on Smartphone, Episode 8, 28-day viewers: 5.398m on TV, 79k on PC, 46k on Tablet, 41k on Smartphone, Episode 9, total viewers: 4.847m on TV, 68k on PC, 38k on Tablet, 33k on Smartphone, Episode 9, 28-day viewers: 5.374m on TV, 85k on PC, 48k on Tablet, 44k on Smartphone, Episode 10, total viewers: 4.550m on TV, 70k on PC, 39k on Tablet, 34k on Smartphone, Episode 10, 28-day viewers: 4.999m on TV, 83k on PC, 47k on Tablet, 43k on Smartphone, List of Doctor Who episodes (2005–present), "Doctor Who to bring back multi-part episodes for new series", "Doctor Who: Who are the Eternals, the Guardians and the Toymaker? From "Planet of the Dead", episodes were filmed in HD.[13]. [32][33], In SFX #355, it was confirmed that "Revolution of the Daleks" will be the final appearance for Walsh and Cole, Chris Noth will return as Jack Robertson from "Arachnids in the UK" (2018), and that Harriet Walter has been cast. Kane and Bella sacrifice themselves to destroy the facility and protect the others as the Doctor safely transports them to their original planets. [24][19] Neil Stuke appeared in "Fugitive of the Judoon", and Nicholas Briggs provided the voice of the Judoon. [40], In November 2019, Doctor Who Magazine revealed the writers for the twelfth series, including Vinay Patel, Pete McTighe, Maxine Alderton and Charlene James, as well as Hime, Métivier and Chibnall; Chibnall wrote four episodes and co-wrote a further three. [46], Filming commenced on 23 January 2019[47] in Cape Town, South Africa,[48][49] and concluded on 7 February, taking place at Western Cape, Hopefield,[50] Table Mountain[51] and Taal Monument. The episode … Meanwhile, the Master contacts Ashad to lead the Cybermen to Gallifrey but realises that he cannot have the Cyberium if Ashad is alive prompting him to shrink Ashad and absorb the Cyberium. The Thirteenth Doctor returns for a brand new set of action-packed epic adventures spanning space and time. It is the second to be led by Chris Chibnall as head writer and executive producer, alongside executive producer Matt Strevens, the twelfth to air after the programme's revival in 2005, and the thirty-eighth season overall. But the season was notable, nonetheless, for the series… Watch Doctor Who, past, present and future adventures. Graham sees visions of an imprisoned girl telling him to find her, Ryan sees a mysterious figure cause his friend to vanish, and Yaz sees an unfamiliar woman among memories of her past. He must uncover the truth and save Rose from the vengeance of his old enemy, the Lady Cassandra. In 2005, the BBC relaunched Doctor Who after a 16-year absence from … [34], In April 2015, Steven Moffat confirmed that Doctor Who would run for at least another five years, extending the show until 2020. Created by Sydney Newman. [8][9], Stephen Fry appeared in the first part of the two-part episode "Spyfall", with Lenny Henry appearing in both parts. Filming commenced in January 2019 and concluded by November of that year. [1] "Spyfall" is the first two-part episode not to use separate titles for its episodes since "The End of Time" (2009–10). The Doctor and companions arrive at the last outpost of humanity in the far future, in time to protect them from an attacking wave of Cybermen drones, though some humans are killed. ... See her shine in this incredible new anthology series based on real events. Given the complexity of making Doctor Who, and with new and rigorous COVID working protocols, it’s going to take us a little longer to film each episode, meaning we expect to end up with … Find out where Doctor Who is streaming, if Doctor Who is on Netflix, and get news and updates, on Decider. This season introduces Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) and Nardole (Matt Lucas) as The Doctor's companions. [92] Nielsen ratings of the show on BBC America for the key demographic—people aged 18 to 34—dropped 52.50% compared to the previous series, down to 0.13. [53][54][55][56][13][57][58][59][60][61][62] Filming has also taken place in Tenerife,[63] Gloucester,[64] and Merthyr Mawr. This page was last edited on 16 December 2020, at 11:12. [107], 48 selected pieces of score from this series as composed by Segun Akinola were released in a 2-CD set on 3 April 2020 by Silva Screen Records. Doctor Who BBC. There is some dispute, for instance, about whether to count Season 23's The Trial of a Time Lord as one or as four serials,[4] and whether the unfinished serial Shada should be included. Watch the Series 11 Trailer now. There is also the loose story arc of the planets disappearing and bees also disappearing. New series to be scored by Segun Akinola. After many years, Tecteun eventually discovers how the Child can regenerate thus leading to the creation of the Time Lords. Series 12 holds a 78% approval rating on online review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes with an average score of 6.56/10, based on 7 critic reviews. [78] Forbidden Planet are releasing shirts weekly with themes that correspond to each week's broadcast episode of Series 12. Meet the new cast of The Good Doctor Season 4. [79][32] The twelfth series was broadcast on Sundays, bar the premiere episode, continuing on from the format of the eleventh series, after regular episodes of the revived era had previously been broadcast on Saturdays. [52] Filming took place in Cardiff and Wales between February and October 2019. [84] Two new trailers were released mid-series on 20 January and 7 February 2020. With Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Smith. The series finale broke the record of being the least-watched episode in the history of the franchise, at 4.6 million; the previous record holder was an episode from 2017. Read 183 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Showrunner Chris Chibnall talked about the reasoning for fewer episodes and offered words of encouragement for anyone bummed out by the news. [5] The numbering scheme in this list reflects an internal practice of describing "Planet of the Dead" (2009) as the 200th story. [6] Matt Strevens also returned to serve as executive producer alongside Chibnall. [1], Costume designer Ray Holman listed the twelfth series as being in pre-production in November 2018. The survivors leave the dome to save a fellow survivor, but the Dregs lead them into a trap, and they retreat to a tunnel to return to the facility. [82][83] A second trailer was released on 2 December 2019 alongside news of the series's premiere date. Explore the characters, read the latest Doctor Who news and view games to play. The series follows the Thirteenth Doctor and her companions as they meet a new incarnation of the Master and his destruction of Gallifrey, the return of Jack Harkness, the appearance of an unknown incarnation of the Doctor, the Cybermen, and the secret of the "Timeless Child". [27], Sharon D. Clarke reprises her role as Graham's late wife, Grace, in "Can You Hear Me?". Accompanied by her three best friends, Ryan, Yaz and Graham, the Thirteenth Doctor is set to … Instead of dying, the Doctor is able to "regenerate" into a new body, taking on a new … The Thirteenth Doctor is portrayed by Jodie Whittaker. Noah Galvin - Asher Wolke. [42] By 17 November, BBC confirmed that Whittaker's second series had begun production. The Eleventh Doctor's second series … The Doctor has Graham and Yaz take the others in their ship to travel to safety while she, Ryan and Ethan, one of the survivors, travel to Ko Sharmus, known as humanity's last hope. This article is about the episodes starting from 2005. Whittaker joined fellow Doctor Who cast members Mandip Gill and Bradley Walsh to recap the latest season at the virtual New York Comic Con. ", "Doctor Who series 12 confirms who will play Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla", "John Barrowman to Return as Captain Jack Harkness in 'Doctor Who' Holiday Special", "Exclusive: John Barrowman on his shock Doctor Who TV return – "It's about time, "Doctor Who Series 12: Block 1 actress discovered", "Warren Brown and Matthew McNulty to guest star in Doctor Who, Praxeus", "Doctor Who recap: series 38, episode seven – Can You Hear Me? Aided by ex-police officer Jake, blogger Gabriela, and medical researcher Suki, they find Jake's husband Adam in the early stages and take him to Suki's lab to evaluate while Yaz and Gabriela explore the site where they found Jake, eventually finding a teleport to an alien location. Doctor Who Returns to BBC iPlayer. He then uses the Cyberium to convert the dead Time Lords into Cybermen, which he dubbed the "CyberMasters". [6] Jamie Magnus Stone, who previously directed the fiftieth-anniversary minisode "The Last Day", directed the first block, which comprised the first and sixth episodes of the series. [75][76], The BBC confirmed after the eleventh series's finale that the twelfth series would premiere in "very early" 2020. Steven Moffat took over as showrunner from the fifth series. Directed by James Hawes. [31][30] Julie Graham, Ian McElhinney and Steve Toussaint guest star in the two-part finale, "Ascension of the Cybermen" / "The Timeless Children". [28] Maxim Baldry appeared as Dr John Polidori in "The Haunting of Villa Diodati". [26][19] Warren Brown was also cast in that episode. This series explores the coincidences binding the Doctor and Donna together. [2], The series is the second to feature Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor. For Series 8–10, the episode count was reduced from thirteen to twelve. Unfortunately, there is a common misconception amongst fans that the first series, which starred the single-run Ninth Doctor, should be skipped and new fans should start with Series 2, which introduced the fan-favorite David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor.However, that is far from the case because fans, new … Where The New Doctor Fits In The Doctor Who Timeline This is a multi-Doctor story with a difference, because Martin's Doctor and Whittaker's have absolutely no knowledge of one another. Again, the books were published more-or-less in connection with a particular cast line-up in the series, with the first six books featuring Rose Tyler, after which Martha Jon… In the distant future, an order of cat-nuns cure all illnesses, but the Tenth Doctor is suspicious of their methods. Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. [19] Anjli Mohindra, who had previously portrayed Rani Chandra in the Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures, played Queen Skithra in "Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror". The series dealt with the exit of the Ponds, the Great Intelligence and the mystery of Clara Oswald, the impossible girl. In 2005, the BBC relaunched Doctor Who after a 16-year absence from episodic television, with Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner and Mal Young as executive producers, Phil Collinson as producer, and Christopher Eccleston taking the lead role of the Ninth Doctor. Jodie Whittaker returns for her second series as the Thirteenth Doctor, an incarnation of the Doctor, an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space in the TARDIS, which appears from the outside to be a British police box. The twelfth series of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who premiered on 1 January 2020 and aired through to 1 March 2020. [65], The 2021 New Year's Day special, "Revolution of the Daleks", was filmed by Lee Haven Jones. Explore the characters, read the latest Doctor Who news and view games to play. The Eighth Doctor is trapped with Daleks, the Seventh Doctor, Ace and the Brigadier are reunited, the Robots of Kaldor return and much more! The back-story for the spin-off series Torchwood is "seeded" in various episodes in the 2006 series. The series also boasts all-new directors, as Nida Manzoor (Jamillah and Aladdin), Emma Sullivan (Silent Witness), Jamie Magnus Stone (The Village) and Lee Haven Jones join the Doctor Who team. [29][30] Jacob Collins-Levy also appeared as Lord Byron in the same episode. With Jodie Whittaker once again reprising her role as the Doctor, fans can look forward to seeing her on her adventures once again as she fights the good fight across space and time.. With safety protocols in place, the Doctor … The story numbers below are not official designations; they are meant as a rough guide to placement in the overall context of the programme. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and … The Thirteenth Doctor is on her way back as filming for Season 13 of Doctor Who is now underway. The show also returned to its traditional Saturday evening slot. Series 11 ended on Sunday night, but after the festive special on New Year's Day, Jodie Whittaker won't be … [72][73] Multiple episodes feature cold openings, which had been consistently used between the first and tenth series but were entirely absent in the eleventh. The Doctor, still in the TARDIS, receives a signal from 14th century, The Doctor takes her companions to 1816 to. 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