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Doctor Who Christmas 2016 The Return of Doctor Mysterio

Photo Credit: Simon Ridgeway, BBCA

Today, BBC America released an all-new trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio. This superhero themed special reveals more of the Doctor’s hair-raising adventure this Christmas.

The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), teams up with an investigative journalist, played by Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall, The Player) and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat. Matt Lucas (Bridesmaids, Little Britain) returns to the series as Nardole, and Justin Chatwin (Orphan Black, Shameless) joins the cast in a guest starring role as Grant.

The Return of Doctor Mysterio was written by Steven Moffat, executive produced by Brian Minchin, produced by Peter Bennett, and directed by Ed Bazalgette (Poldark).

BBC America will be airing the Doctor Who Takeover Marathon, which will lead into the Christmas Special premiere. The marathon will include all six episodes of the animated series, Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks, in color.

The Return of Doctor Mysterio premieres Sunday, December 25, 2016 at 9/8c on BBC America. Also be on the look-out for its special theatrical release hosted by Fathom Events for two nights only on December 27 & 29, 2016!

The new season of Doctor Who will premiere alongside the new series spin-off, Class, in Spring 2017 on BBC America.

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Christina E. Janke

Christina is the co-host of “Intro to Geek” on Shauncastic and Editor-in-Chief at Agents of Geek. Her love of all things Mass Effect knows no bounds. She also carries an obsession with comic books, video games, and quirky television shows. Her heroes are Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Gail Simone. She hopes to be just like them when she grows up.

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