Series 12

Introduction:

Series Twelve of Doctor Who premiered on the 1st of January 2020 and concluded on the 1st of March 2020, it contained ten episodes with the series premier airing in the New Years Day slot with Spyfall (Part 1).

The series will be followed by the festive/new year episode (yet to be confirmed) titled Revolution of the Daleks.

Main Cast:

  • The 13th Doctor played by Jodie Whittaker
  • Graham O'Brien played by Bradley Walsh
  • Ryan Sinclair played by Tosin Cole
  • Yasmin Khan played by Mandip Gill
Episodes:




Title
Air Date
Writer(s)
Director
1.
Spyfall (Part 1)
1/01/20
Chris Chibnall
Jamie Magnus Stone
2.
Spyfall (Part 2)
5/01/20
Chris Chibnall
Lee Haven Jones
3.
Orphan 55
12/01/20
Ed Hime
Lee Haven Jones
4.
Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror
19/01/20
Nina Metivier
Nida Manzoor
5.
Fugitive of the Judoon
26/01/20
Vinay Patel 
and Chris Chibnall
Nida Manzoor
6.
Praxeus
2/02/20
Pete McTighe 
and Chris Chibnall
Jamie Magnus Stone
7.
Can You Hear Me?
9/02/20
Charlene James
and Chris Chibnall
Emma Sullivan
8.
The Haunting of Villa Diodati
16/02/20
Maxine Alderton
Emma Sullivan
9.
Ascension of the Cybermen
23/02/20
Chris Chibnall
Jamie Magnus Stone
10.
The Timeless Children
01/03/20
Chris Chibnall
Jamie Magnus Stone
Special.
Revolution of the Daleks
TBD
Chris Chibnall
Lee Haven Jones

Recurring Cast: 


  • The Master - "O" played by Sacha Dhawan (Spyfall, Ascension of the Cybermen and The Timeless Children)
  • Captain Jack Harkness played by John Barrowman (Fugitive of the Judoon)
  • The Doctor - "Ruth Clayton" played by Jo Martin (Fugitive of the Judoon and The Timeless Children)
  • Tibo played by Buom Tihngang (Spyfall (Part 1), Can You Hear Me?)
  • Sonya Khan played by Bhavnisha Parmar (S11: Arachnids in the UK, S11: Demons of Punjab, Spyfall (Part 1), S12: Can You Hear Me?)
  • Harold Green and Judoon Captain Pol-Kon-Don played by Paul Kasey (Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror, Fugitive of the Judoon and The Timeless Children)
  • Voice of the Remnants and Zellin played by Ian Gelder (S11: The Ghost Monument, S12: Can You Hear Me?)
  • Lone Cybermen/Ashad played by Partick O'Kane (The Haunting of Villa Diodati, Ascension of the Cybermen and The Timeless Children) 

Guest Stars:


  • Daniel Barton played by Lenny Henry (Spyfall)
  • Head of MI6 - "C" played by Stephen Fry (Spyfall Part 1)
  • Ada Lovelace played by Sylvie Briggs (Spyfall Part 2)
  • Noor Inayat Khan played by Aurora Marion (Spyfall Part 2)
  • Nevi played by James Buckley (Orphan 55)
  • Kane played by Laura Fraser (Orphan 55)
  • Vilma played by Julia Foster (Orphan 55)
  • Thomas Edison played by Robert Glenister (Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror)
  • Queen Skithra played by Anjli Mohindra (Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror)
  • Nikola Tesla played by Goran Višnjić (Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror)
  • Dorothy Skerritt played by Haley McGee (Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror)
  • Lee Clayton played by Neil Stuke (Fugitive of the Judoon)
  • Gat played by Ritu Arya (Fugitive of the Judoon)
  • Judoon voice by Nick Briggs (Fugitive of the Judoon)
  • Suki Cheng played by Molly Harris (Praxeus)
  • Adam Lang played by Matthew McNulty (Praxeus)
  • Gabriela played by Joana Borja (Praxeus)
  • Jake Willis played by Warren Brown (Praxeus)
  • Rakaya played by Clare-Hope Ashitey (Can You Hear Me?)
  • Anita Patel played by Nasreen Hussian (Can You Hear Me?)
  • Tahira played by Aruhan Galieva (Can You Hear Me?)
  • Dr John Polidori played by Maxim Baldry (The Haunting of Villa Diodati)
  • Lord Byron played by Jacob Collins-Levy (The Haunting of Villa Diodati)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Shelly) played by Lili Miller (The Haunting of Villa Diodati)
  • Claire Clairmont played by Nadia Parkes (The Haunting of Villa Diodati)
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley played by Lewis Rainer (The Haunting of Villa Diodati)
  • Ravio played by Julie Graham (Ascension of the Cybermen and The Timeless Children)
  • Feekat played by Steve Toussaint (Ascension of the Cybermen and The Timeless Children)
Production:

Filming for Series 12 started at the conclusion of Series 11 and concluded in October 2019, like Series 10, new new martial was aired during 2019 with Series 11 airing in 2018 and Series 12 airing in 2022.

Chris Chibnall returned as show runner and will write for the series - the rest of Series 12's writers were confirmed as Ed Hime, Pete McTighe, Vinay Patel, Nina Metivier, Maxine Alderton and Charlene James.

Jamie Magnus Stone, Lee Haven Jones, Nida Manzoor and Emma Sullivan are the series directors with Alex Mercer returning as series producer alongside Nikki Wilson.


Future:

Series 13

Chris Chibnall and Jodie Whitakker will return for Series 13.


Mandip Gill is expected to continue in her role.

Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole's futures are currently unknown - a rumour has suggested that they will leave in "Revelation of the Daleks" with them appearing in future episodes in Guest Roles.

Tosin Cole has also been cast in AMC's 61st Street.