The 2016 Doctor Who Christmas special will air at 5:45pm and focus on “brain-swapping aliens”…
We’ve known for a while now that this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special will pit the Doctor against a superhero. The hour-long seasonal spectacular, penned by Steven Moffat and directed by Poldark regular Ed Bazalgette, is going by the title The Return Of Doctor Mysterio.
Now we know exactly what time to put the brussels sprouts aside and tune in for some timey-wimey goodness. DoctorWhoTV.co.uk reports that The Return Of Doctor Mysterio will air on BBC One at 5.45pm this Christmas day.
No Time announced on Christmas Day by BBC America yet.
They’ve also shared the synopsis, which reveals a little about the baddies of the episode and the names of the supporting cast…
This Christmas sees the Doctor join forces with a masked superhero for an epic New York adventure.
With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost. Can the Doctor save Manhattan? And what will be revealed when we see behind the mask?
Cast: Peter Capaldi (The Doctor), Matt Lucas (Nardole), Justin Chatwiw (Grant), Charity Wakefield (Lucy), Tomiwa Edun (Mr Brock), Aleksandar Jovanovic (Dr Sim) and Logan Huffman.