Doctor Who Season 14: All you need to know

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Every time the Doctor recovers, Doctor Who also changes, becoming a new version of itself. The return of Russell T. Davies, the TV icon who revived Doctor Who in 2005, brings a special feeling of familiarity with the conclusion of Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall’s period.

The Whovians’ excitement for the forthcoming season couldn’t be higher, but what exactly can we realistically anticipate from the program going forward?

Join us as we anticipate what will occur in Doctor Who season 14 by hopping into the nearest phone booth.

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When will Doctor Who Season 14 release?

Season 14 of Doctor Who has not yet been given a specific release date. However, it is expected to air in 2024 after the 60th anniversary special the following year.

It will be another year before the Tardis returns to our screens after Jodie Whittaker’s tenure as the Doctor ends. The 60th anniversary will take place in November 2023, and David Tennant will reprise his famous role in addition to introducing Gatwa’s Doctor.

The first episode of Doctor Who Season 14 is being directed by Dylan Holmes Williams, who previously oversaw episodes of M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant. This most likely indicates that the series will premiere in 2024, not long after the 60th anniversary.

What is Doctor Who Season 14 about?

There is currently no official narrative for Doctor Who Season 14. However, it seems likely that it will adhere to the show’s standard concept of a regenerating Time Lord wandering through the dimensions of time and space with an assistant while sometimes rescuing the universe.
As we may anticipate that Tennant will change into Gatwa during the 60th anniversary special, the series will probably discuss the Doctor’s prior regeneration.

Due to Jemma Redgrave’s reappearance as Kate Stewart, it has also been confirmed that UNIT will make another appearance.
Russell T. Davies recently remarked that a forthcoming episode is one of “the greatest things” he’s ever done, while plot specifics are currently being kept securely under wraps.

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Sian Reynish, the VFX Coordinator for Season 14 and the Christmas Special, which will mark the beginning of Ncuti Gatwa’s time in the TARDIS, was among the crew members who shared their perspectives in the most recent issue of Doctor Who Magazine, which went on sale on March 2, 2023.

Who might be cast for Doctor Who Season 14?

For Doctor Who Season 14, just a small number of cast members have been officially announced, including:

  • Ncuti Gatwa, as the Doctor
  • Millie Gibson as Ruby Sunday, the Doctor’s companion
  • Jemma Redgrave as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart
    Aneurin Barnard as Roger ap Gwilliam
  • Michelle Greenidge in an unknown role
  • Anita Dobson as Mrs Flood
  • Jack Forsyth-Noble as Will
  • Indira Varma as the Duchess
  • Bonnie Langford as Melanie Bush
  • Lenny Rush as Morris
  • Jinkx Monsoon in an unknown role
  • Jonathan Groff in an unknown – potentially Regency era – role
  • Bhav Joshi in an unknown role
  • Eilidh Loan in an unknown role
  • Pete MacHale in an unknown role
  • Miles Yekinni in an unknown role
  • Hemi Yeroham in an unknown role

Gibson recently earned an award for her portrayal of Kelly Neelan in Coronation Street, and Gatwa is most recognized for his position as Eric Effiong in Sex Education.

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Doctor Who Season 14 trailer

Sadly, there isn’t a confirmed trailer for Doctor Who Season 14, as production has just started.

Where to watch Doctor Who Season 14

All seasons of Doctor Who are available on BBC iPlayer (U.K). When the 14th season drops, it will be available on the same platform.