Doctor Who series 10 start date and start time confirmed

When does Doctor Who start on TV? 2017 air date confirmed

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When does Doctor Who start? Series 10 has its official start date and time.

Here's all you need to know about season 10 of Doctor who in 2017...

When does Doctor Who start?

Doctor Who returns to BBC One on the 15th April 2017 at 7:20M on BB COne.

This year's run will be Peter Capaldi's last as the Doctor, previously announcing he would be stepping down after this year's Christmas special.

Peter will be joined in Series 10 by new companion Pearl Mackie (Bill), and Matt Lucas (Nardole) with guest appearances to come from David Suchet and Michelle Gomez.

The next series will run for 12 episodes from April, followed by the Christmas Special when the regeneration will take place.

Capaldi first stepped into the TARDIS in 2013, and will leave the iconic role in the 2017 Christmas special after three incredible series of the BBC's global hit sci-fi drama.

Peter Capaldi said: "One of the greatest privileges of being Doctor Who is to see the world at its best.

"From our brilliant crew and creative team working for the best broadcaster on the planet, to the viewers and fans whose endless creativity, generosity and inclusiveness points to a brighter future ahead. I can’t thank everyone enough. It’s been cosmic."

Peter Capaldi's final series also marks writer and executive producer Steven Moffat's last, so promises to be unmissable event television.

Steven Moffat, writer and executive producer, said: “For years before I ever imagined being involved in Doctor Who, or had ever met the man, I wanted to work with Peter Capaldi. I could not have imagined that one day we’d be standing on the TARDIS together.

"Like Peter, I’m facing up to leaving the best job I’ll ever have, but knowing I do so in the company of the best, and kindest and cleverest of men, makes the saddest of endings a little sweeter. But hey, it’s a long way from over.

"Peters’ amazing, fiery, turbulent Doctor is still fighting the good fight, and his greatest adventures are yet to come. Monsters of the universe, be on your guard - Capaldi’s not done with you yet!”

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