The British Science Fiction Series Doctor Will Only Be Back In 2020

The British sci-fi arrangement Doctor Who which disclosed on Showmax will take a year-long break from TV screens and just return at some point in 2020 for its thirteenth season.

The eleventh season with performing artist Jodie Whittaker as the new specialist and first female Time Lord, simply finished up, with a reward New Year’s Day scene going ahead 1 January 2019 – supplanting the conventional Doctor Who Christmas day uncommon.


The series filmed the initial few episodes of the 11th season in and around Cape Town and in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Whittaker, along with her character’s three new companions played by Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gil, and Tosin Cole, will all reprise their roles for the 13th season.

The BBC and the Doctor Who producers haven’t as yet given any explanation for the much longer than usual break.

“We’re off again! Well we never actually stopped,” says Chris Chibnall, Doctor Who executive producer and head writer in a statement.

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“As Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor and friends have been winning the hearts of families across the nation this autumn, we’ve been busy with a whole new set of action-packed adventures for the 13th Doctor.”

“We adore making this show and have been blown away by the response from audiences, so we can’t wait to bring more scares, more monsters, and more Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole.”

The statement is in response to articles that started circulating that both Whittaker and Chibnall are leaving Doctor Who.

Charlotte Moore, BBC director on content, says “We’re delighted that the Doctor and her friends will be returning to thrill audiences in 2020. I know Chris and the whole team are already working on a whole new set of exciting adventures. In the meantime, we’ve got a very special episode on New Year’s Day for everyone to enjoy.”



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