Later this year, the BBC and Disney will release some new “Doctor Who” holiday specials to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the show on BBC in the UK and Ireland, and on Disney+ around the world.

“Doctor Who” is one of the longest-running and most successful programs in television history, Doctor Who boasts an estimated 100 million fans in 54 countries. With high production values, innovative CGI from Oscar-winning company The Mill, an all-star cast and scripts, “Doctor Who” is the ultimate adventure in the human race – gripping, breathtaking and action-packed.

The BBC has announced that the Award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes will star in the upcoming “Doctor Who” 60th anniversary specials, which will air this November. Miriam is the voice behind the Meep, the iconic creature adapted from The Star Beast comic strip.   Miriam Margolyes has previously starred in portraying Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter films.

On joining Doctor Who, Miriam Margolyes said in a statement:

“I’m relieved I got to work on Doctor Who before I died. With sci-fi you never know. Thank you for making an old woman very happy.”

Doctor Who returns in November 2023 with three special episodes with David Tennant as the Fourteenth Doctor to coincide with the 60th anniversary. Ncuti Gatwa’s first episode as the Fifteenth Doctor will air over the festive period.

“Doctor Who” will premiere exclusively on the BBC for the UK and Ireland. Disney+ will be the exclusive home for new seasons of “Doctor Who outside of the UK and Ireland.

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Roger Palmer

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