A Breath of Fresh Air Comes to Doctor Who with Ncuti Gatwa

Excitement is rocketing through the Doctor Who universe with the introduction of Ncuti Gatwa as the new Time Lord. Having made his mark in the global hit ‘Sex Education’, Gatwa is all set to blaze new trails in his first full episode as the Doctor, shaking up the TARDIS with highway-stopping goblins, a musical extravaganza, and a new, intriguing companion.

The Debut of the Gatwa Era

This fresh era kicks off with a memorable musical bang. The latest Christmas Special features a troop of nefarious goblins serenading viewers with their showstopper, “The Goblin Song”. The tune has goblins boasting about devouring an infant against the backdrop of a chillingly delightful Goblin King. So festive indeed!

This spine-tingling number gaming on top of the UK’s iTunes chart proves that Mariah and the Pogues have some stern competition this year. The cherry on top? Proceeds from its sales are funneled right into the Children in Need appeal. Get a taste of the tantalizing tune in the video below.

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Gatwa’s Doctor is set to face off against these ghoulish goblins aboard a flying pirate ship. This exhilarating encounter will mark Gatwa’s baptism by fire, as he steps into the grand legacy of facing Cybermen, killer snowmen and more. No more New Year specials – Doctor Who is resuming its much-missed festive episode run, a tradition absent since Peter Capaldi bowed out as the Twelfth Doctor in 2017. Gatwa’s spirited companion, Ruby Tuesday, played by Millie Gibson, is another sparkling addition to look forward to this Christmas.

Ncuti Gatwa’s Arrival – A Doctor Who Game Changer

With Disney Branded Television backing and the narrative artistry of Russell T. Davies, Doctor Who is onto a thrilling restart after some turbulent years. To mark the show’s 60th anniversary, David Tennant returned to the screen, partnering once again with Catherine Tate’s Donna Noble, resulting in a whirlwind of unpredicted twists all through the celebratory episodes.

But the real shocker lay in the regeneration sequence – a distinct ‘bi-gen’ regeneration where Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor combats the Toymaker (Neil Patrick Harris) alongside the outgoing Doctor. This innovative transition ensures Gatwa’s Doctor steps off on this journey with a clean slate, free from the traditional burdens, and as an entirely fresh character in the Doctor Who universe.

So, grab your sonic screwdrivers, and tune into Doctor Who’s Christmas Special to welcome Ncuti Gatwa into his exciting new journey. Join in the anticipation and prepare for an unforgettable Christmas Day treat on BBC One, iPlayer in the UK, and Disney+ in the U.S.

While waiting for the Christmas Special, why not take a stroll down memory lane? Dive into curated collections of classic Doctor Who episodes on HITPLAY. Laugh, cry, and relive every iconic moment from the show’s illustrious history in your own sweet time.

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