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Though we were promised a series of Doctor Who with all-new monsters, showrunner Chris Chibnall couldn't resist bringing back the Time Lord's most famous foe, the Daleks, in the New Year's Day special 'Resolution'. "It's the first encounter for Jodie [Whittaker] with that iconic monster and we knew we wanted to do that as the climax of the first series," he explained. Of course, now the question on all fans' lips is now... who's next? Here at Digital Spy, we've compiled a list of the Doctor's most persistent enemies (so any menace that's appeared in at least three stories) and ranked them from 'extreme long shot' to 'practically a dead cert to appear in series 12'.

Which classic Doctor Who monsters are most likely to return next?

The Daleks have resurfaced. But who will follow?

From Digital Spy