The BBC has announced the date of Jodie Whittaker’s farewell episode, which will air this year.
This news comes in advance of the show’s 60th-anniversary celebrations in 2019.
The final Doctor Who episode starring Jodie Whittaker will air on Sunday, October 23, 2022, according to the BBC.
It’s not just Jodie’s last episode; showrunner Chris Chibnall is leaving the project, and Russell T Davies will take over for the 100th-anniversary celebrations the following year.
The Power of the Doctor is the name of the feature-length episode that will give Jodie’s run a thrilling finish and feature the comeback of important antagonists and adored characters.
The program, the third and final special to air this year, will act as a springboard for Ncuti Gatwa, who has been confirmed to take up the role next year.
In addition to confirming the date, the BBC also made the episode’s synopsis available. According to it, the Daleks, Cybermen, and Master will all make a comeback in this episode.
Action-adventure through space and time for the whole family, starring Sacha Dhawan, Mandip Gill, John Bishop, Sophie Aldred, Janet Fielding, and Jodie Whittaker, according to the synopsis.
“In this feature-length special to commemorate her final journey, Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor must battle her most deadly foes—the Daleks, the Cybermen, and her arch-enemy, the Master—for her life.
Who is attacking a fast-moving train on the outskirts of a far-off galaxy? Why are seismologists disappearing from Earth in the twenty-first century? Who is damaging some of the most famous paintings in history? What is the purpose of Dalek’s attempt to reach the Doctor? What influence does the mesmerizing Rasputin have over Tsar Nicholas in Russia in 1916?
The Doctor is subject to numerous dangers and a life-or-death conflict.
Ncuti Gatwa will replace Jodie in the role of the Fourteenth Doctor after she steps down from it.
David Tennent will appear with the Sex Education star in his pilot episode, which will air as part of the show’s centennial festivities.
Viewers can anticipate seeing Jodie transform into the upcoming Doctor, played by actress Ncuti Gatwa, in this episode.
The BBC has announced the air date for the show and provided a summary of what viewers may expect from her final conflict.
It says: “Space and time action adventure for the whole family, starring Sacha Dhawan, Mandip Gill, John Bishop, Sophie Aldred, Janet Fielding, and Jodie Whittaker.
The Thirteenth Doctor, played by Jodie Whittaker, faces up against the Daleks, Cybermen, and her arch-enemy, the Master, in this feature-length special that serves as her final adventure.
Who is attacking a fast-moving train on the outskirts of a far-off galaxy? Why are seismologists disappearing from Earth in the twenty-first century? Who is damaging some of the most famous paintings in history?
“What is the purpose of a Dalek trying to contact the Doctor? What influence does the mesmerizing Rasputin have over Tsar Nicholas in Russia in 1916? The Doctor is in a battle to death and faces numerous challenges.
Longtime viewers of the show may see tributes to all the previous Doctors before Jodie in the final moments before transferring the baton to the Sex Education star.
Fans with keen eyes will notice Jodie wearing a question mark sweater in homage to Sylvester McCoy’s portrayal of the seventh Doctor and Tim Baker sporting the striped scarf of the fourth Doctor.