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‘Doctor Who’ Starring Ncuti Gatwa Reveals May Premiere Date

‘Doctor Who’ Starring Ncuti Gatwa Reveals May Premiere Date

Welcome back to the Whoniverse. The new season of “Doctor Who,” starring “Sex Education” breakout Ncuti Gatwa as the Fifteenth Doctor, will premiere on May 10.

The new installment will be the first-ever to launch on Disney+ and release simultaneously worldwide. The premiere will start on May 10 at 7 p.m. ET in the U.S. and internationally (excluding the U.K.) with Christmas special “The Church on Ruby Road” airing before two brand-new episodes. In the U.K., the season will premiere at midnight GMT on May 11 on BBC iPlayer.

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As pictured in new art from the series above, Millie Gibson stars alongside Gatwa as his companion, Ruby Sunday. According to its official description, “This season of ‘Doctor Who’ follows the Doctor and Ruby Sunday through infinite adventures across time and space in the TARDIS. From the Regency era in England to war-torn futures, the duo champion the forces of good while encountering incredible friends and dangerous foes.” A new trailer for the season will debut on March 22.

Russell T Davies makes his return to “Doctor Who” this season as showrunner, executive producer and writer. “At last, it’s my great delight to unleash a whole new season of the Doctor and Ruby’s adventures together,” he said in a statement. “Monsters! Chases! Villains! Mysteries! And a terrifying secret that’s been spanning time and space for decades. Don’t miss a second!”

Additional cast includes Aneurin Barnard, Anita Dobson, Yasmin Finney, Michelle Greenidge, Jonathan Groff, Bonnie Langford, Genesis Lynea, Jemma Redgrave, Lenny Rush, Indira Varma and Angela Wynter.

“Doctor Who” is produced by Bad Wolf with BBC Studios for Disney Branded Television and BBC. Executive producers include Phil Collinson, Joel Collins, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter. The new season features episodes directed by Ben Chessell, Jamie Donoughue, Julie Anne Robinson and Dylan Holmes Williams.

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