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Doctor Who cliffhanger to be resolved in Dalek Christmas special, final episode reveals

10 month wait has officially begun

Jacob Stolworthy
Sunday 01 March 2020 21:00 GMT
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The cliffhanger ending to Doctor Who series 12 will be resolved in a Dalek-filled Christmas special.

Fresh from the revelations discovered in the “overwhelmingly busy” finale, Jodie Whittaker will return ahead of a brand new series that is expected to air in 2021.

The one-off special will see the Doctor take on one of her most feared enemies, the Daleks. Suitably, the episode will be titled “Revolution of the Daleks”.

Showrunner Chris Chibnall said: “We can’t leave the Doctor there! On that cliffhanger! Well, we did. But rest assured, the Doctor and her friends will be back for a one-off extended Special around Christmas and New Year. (I don’t know when they’re going to put it on yet, otherwise we’d tell you!).

He added; “There will be Daleks. There will be exterminations. Thrills, laughter, tears. You know. The usual. See you at the end of the year.”

Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill and Bradley Walsh will all appear in the episode as the characters Ryan, Yaz and Graham, respectively.

Read our review of the Doctor Who finale here.

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