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The Next Doctor

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Doctor Who: The Next Doctor

The Next Doctor

Story Number: 199 (4.14)

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Writer: Russell T Davies
Director: Andy Goddard
Executive Producer: Russell T Davies

Starring: David Tennant, David Morrissey, Dervla Kirwan, Velile Tshabalala

No of Episodes: 1
First Broadcast: Thu 25 Dec 2008
Running Time: 60 minutes 40 seconds

Average Audience: 13.10 Million       Average AI: 86

Christmas Eve, 1851, and Cybermen stalk the snow of Victorian London. But when the Doctor meets another Doctor, the two must combine forces to stop the rise of the CyberKing.

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Doctor Who - The Next Doctor: 2008 Christmas Special



This year's BBC Children in Need show on BBC One is to feature an exclusive preview of the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas special.

The clip, from the special entitled The Next Doctor, will show the first two minutes of a brand new episode for the Time Lord, played by David Tennant.

This never-seen-before footage is a worldwide exclusive and will keep fans all over the globe wondering what's in store for the Doctor's next adventure.

Starring David Tennant and David Morrissey, the two-minute piece will broadcast as part of the BBC Children in Need show on Friday 14 November, BBC One, 7.00pm.

LinkCredit: BBC Press Office