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The Fifteenth Doctor (Ncuti Gatwa) in The Church on Ruby Road (Image courtesy BBC / Disney+)

“The Church on Ruby Road” is the 2023 “Doctor Who” Christmas special episode. It’s available in the UK and Ireland on BBC channels and in many other countries on the Disney+ platform.

Ruby Sunday (Millie Gibson) is a foundling who is searching for her origins but to no avail. A period full of accidents and various problems is caused by the intervention of goblins and when her adoptive mother Carla (Michelle Greenidge) starts fostering a new baby girl, the goblins kidnap her. The only hope for Ruby and her family is the Fifteenth Doctor (Ncuti Gatwa), who recognized those creatures’ intervention.

The Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) in The Giggle (Image courtesy BBC / Disney+)

“The Giggle” is the third 2023 special episode in the TV show “Doctor Who” that celebrates its 60th anniversary and follows “Wild Blue Yonder”. It’s available in the UK and Ireland on BBC channels and in many other countries on the Disney+ platform.

The Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) brought Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) back home but the travelers find a situation that seems absurd with people apparently going mad. They’re found by UNIT and Kate Stewart (Jemma Redgrave) explains the strange events. Thanks to the analysis of the information he’s provided, also by Mel Bush (Bonnie Langford), the Doctor finds a secret message transmitted by all the electronic screens in the world and understands that his enemy is the Toymaker (Neil Patrick Harris).

The Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) and Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) in Wild Blue Yonder (Image courtesy BBC / Disney+)

“Wild Blue Yonder” is the second 2023 special episode in the TV show “Doctor Who” that celebrates its 60th anniversary and follows “The Star Beast”. It’s available in the UK and Ireland on BBC channels and in many other countries on the Disney+ platform.

Following the damage caused by Donna Noble (Catherine Tate), the Tardis goes out of control. After ending up in 1666 England, the Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) manages to restart it until it arrives in what appears to be a huge spaceship, where its interior explodes. While the travelers look around, the Tardis sets off again. Despite the gravity of the situation, the Doctor promises Donna to bring her home.

The Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) in The Star Beast (Image courtesy BBC / Disney+)

“The Star Beast” is the first 2023 special episode in the TV show “Doctor Who” that celebrates its 60th anniversary. It’s available in the UK and Ireland on BBC channels and in many other countries on the Disney+ platform.

The Fourteenth Doctor (David Tennant) is trying to understand why the regeneration reprised an old face when he arrives in London and the first person he runs into is Donna Noble (Catherine Tate), accompanied by her daughter Rose (Yasmin Finney). He doesn’t even have time to reflect on what seems like a really strange coincidence that a spaceship crashes into the Earth’s atmosphere carrying the very cute Meep, hunted by the horrid insectoid Wrarth Warriors.

“Downtime” is a 1995 direct-to-video film linked to the “Doctor Who” saga.

When her father’s will is delivered to her, Victoria Waterfield (Deborah Watling) gets convinced she can find him again in Det-Sen Monastery in Tibet. However, she only finds the Great Intelligence there and she loses consciousness. When she awakens, she finds that an explosion has destroyed the monastery. Back in London, she’s contacted by Professor Edward Travers (Jack Watling), who offers her a purpose in developing the New World University.

After 15 years of work, New World University seems to have achieved its goals but Victoria Waterfield needs another item and she hires Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) to find it. Meanwhile, Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) wakes up from a strange three-day sleep and the situation becomes even stranger when he’s contacted by Daniel Hinton (Mark Trotman), a former student of the school where he taught, who tells a strange story. The key may be in the hands of his daughter Kate (Beverley Cressman).