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Doctor Who: The Complete Guide to The Return of Doctor Mysterio

It’s been a full year since we last saw the Doctor, beginning his 24 years in Darillium with River Song, but he’ll finally return tomorrow in this year’s Christmas Special, The Return of Doctor Mysterio before his full return in Series 10 next spring. To whet your appetite for the Special, here’s everything you need to know:

Synopsis (Radio Times)

The Doctor spends Christmas in New York, but this time he is not the only hero in town. A deadly alien menace is poised to attack the city, and the Time Lord will need all the help he can get to stop it. Fortunately, Manhattan has its own protector in the form of a mysterious masked superhero.

The international broadcast times for The Return of Doctor Mysterio are as follows:

  • UK – Tomorrow at 5.45pm on BBC One
  • US – Tomorrow at 9/8C on BBC America
  • Canada – Tomorrow at 9pm on Space
  • South America – Tomorrow at 10pm CST on SyFy Latin America
  • New Zealand – Monday at 7.30pm on Prime
  • Australia – Monday at 7.30pm on ABC1
  • Finland – Monday at 7pm on YLE2
  • South Africa – Tuesday at 8pm on BBC First
The cast list is as follows:
  • The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
  • Grant – Justin Chatwin
  • Nardole – Matt Lucas
  • Lucy – Charity Wakefield
  • Mr Brock – Adetomiwa Edun
  • Dr Sim – Aleksandar Jovanovic
  • Young Grant – Logan Hoffman
Here’s the trailer for the episode:

And here’s an extended clip:

Be sure to stay tuned to The Gallifrey Times tomorrow after the episode at 6.45pm for a poll where you can share your opinions on the episode, behind the scenes content and the first glimpse at Series 10 in the new trailer!