The Physician is in! Make that Docs since Physician Who season 14 appears to be jam-packed with new and acquainted faces — together with former star David Tennant.
The long-running BBC America present will finish Jodie Whittaker‘s tenure because the time-traveling hero (a task she took over from Peter Capaldi in 2018) in October 2022. She and showrunner Chris Chibnall will go away Physician Who collectively, making manner for a brand new forged and a returning showrunner in season 14.
Intercourse Schooling actor Ncuti Gatwa has been introduced because the 14th incarnation of the Physician. The 29-year-old is just a few years older than Matt Smith was when he grew to become the youngest actor to ever painting the Time Lord in 2011 at age 26.
Russell T. Davies, who led the 2005 relaunch of the sci-fi present and departed alongside Tennant in 2010, will return as showrunner. “Ncuti dazzled us, seized maintain of the Physician and owned these TARDIS keys in seconds,” Davies mentioned in a Could 2022 assertion when Gatwa was introduced within the function. “It’s an honour to work with him, and a hoot, I can’t wait to get began.”
The author was tight-lipped about any additional particulars, although. “I can’t wait to speak to you about them but it surely’s simply not honest,” he instructed RadioTimes after the announcement. “Jodie’s there. She owns it, she’s acquired a giant finale in October and if we begin nipping – now we have to announce right now as a result of individuals would have came upon about Ncuti whether or not we appreciated it or not, that’s the curse of Physician Who.”
Although Davies would love followers to deal with Whittaker’s “past epic” finale, the BBC needed to announce Tennant’s return as properly to keep away from others spoiling the information. The Good Omens star was flying the TARDIS (the Physician’s time-traveling spaceship) from 2005 to 2010. He returned in 2013 for the fiftieth anniversary particular, titled “The Day of the Physician,” and he’ll return once more to have a good time the enduring British present’s sixtieth birthday. This time, the Scottish actor will reunite with Catherine Tate, who performed companion Donna Noble within the fourth season.
“They’re again!” Davies teased within the Could 2022 announcement. “And it seems not possible — first, we announce a brand new Physician, after which an outdated Physician, together with the fantastic Donna, what on earth is going on? Possibly this can be a lacking story. Or a parallel world. Or a dream, or a trick, or a flashback. The one factor I can verify is that it’s going to be spectacular, as two of our best stars reunite for the battle of a lifetime.”
Scroll all the way down to see every little thing we all know thus far concerning the 2023 episodes of Physician Who:
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