Doctor Who Series 12 ABC premiere likely 2nd January 2020

Posted by @abcwhovians on November 21, 2019 at 2:55 AM

British newspaper The Mirror reports that the new series of Doctor Who will premiere in the UK on New Years Day next year, with a likely start here in Australia on the 2nd January on ABC TV.

The source ( )states:


Doctor Who fans face a Christmas without their favourite show, with no festive special planned – for the second year running.

But there is some good news – the long-awaited 12th series is due to start on New Year’s Day, with one of the biggest episodes in the show’s history.

Insiders say the first instalment of a two-part story, starring Jodie Whittaker , is one of the most ambitious ever attempted.

A BBC One source said: “It’s going to be huge. The scale is just epic. No one will be disappointed.”

Whittaker and her time-travelling pals Bradley Walsh as Graham O’Brien, Tosin Cole as his step grandson Ryan Sinclair and Mandip Gill as Yasmin Khan, will all return for the new 10-part run.

The second half of the story is then expected to air on January 4, as the series shifts back to its traditional Saturday evening teatime slot.

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