David Tennant’s New Physician Makes Shock Debut

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The 14th Physician has arrived—a bit earlier than we first anticipated. Though Physician Who will return to TV in a bit over every week in an enormous approach to have fun its sixtieth anniversary in a trio of specials, tonight the BBC launched a brief scene marking the primary onscreen journey for David Tennant’s newest tackle the Time Lord.

Aired as a part of the BBC’s annual charity telethon Youngsters in Want, this clip sees the 14th Physician cross paths with a mysterious man (Mawaan Rizwan) with ties to the Physician’s oldest foe: the Daleks… and their genesis, in a short, weird, and really enjoyable little scene.

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The scene doesn’t simply mark Tennant’s first “full” onscreen journey since he reprised the function Tenth Physician in “The Day of the Physician,” however returning showrunner Russell T. Davies’ first televised writing credit score for Physician Who since he departed the present in 2010.

Physician Who will return to BBC One within the UK and Eire—and debut on Disney+ worldwide elsewhere—on November 25 with “The Star Beast,” the primary in a trio of weekly particular episodes starring David Tennant because the 14th Physician and Catherine Tate as returning companion Donna Noble, earlier than returning once more on Christmas Day for “The Church on Ruby Highway,” marking the formal debut of Physician Who’s fifteenth Physician, performed by Ncuti Gatwa.

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