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Doctor Who cast from Legend of the Sea Devils special

Doctor Who Legend of the Sea Devils cast and spoilers

The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER). Picture: BBC Studios/James Pardon
The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER). Picture: BBC Studios/James Pardon

Doctor Who is back on BBC One tonight with a brand new special for 2022 - who's on the cast of Legend of the Sea Devils?

The show returns for a stand-alone episode this Easter, the penultimate outing for Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor.

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A teaser shares: "In a swashbuckling special adventure, the Doctor, Yaz and Dan come face to fin with one of the Doctor’s oldest adversaries: the Sea Devils.

"Why has legendary pirate queen Madam Ching come searching for a lost treasure? What terrifying forces lurk beneath the oceans of the nineteenth century? And did Yaz really have to dress Dan up as a pirate?"

Legend of the Sea Devils will air on Sunday, 17 April 2022 at 7:10PM.

Doctor Who Legend of the Sea Devils cast

Here's who's on the cast for the new special:

Jodie Whittaker plays The Doctor
Mandip Gill plays Yasmin Khan
John Bishop plays Dan Lewis

Marlowe Chan-Reeves plays Ying Ki
Crystal Yu plays Madam Ching
Craige Els plays Chief Sea Devil
Arthur Lee plays Ji-Hun

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Doctor Who spoilers

Speaking about the special, Jodie Whittaker spilled: "We’re a few centuries off where the Doctor was aiming for and we stumble across a period in history that is a first for the Doctor Who universe.

"The TARDIS knows that it's going to China so Yaz and the Doctor have prepared appropriately for it but Dan gets a bit of a bum steer and his costume is all wrong! It’s a Pirates of the Caribbean style sci-fi, action adventure that marries historical characters with Whovian characters with a really brilliant high octane Doctor Who adventure."

She added: "On this episode we got to work with some really exciting cast. Crystal was absolutely brilliant. And also I think, Madam Ching as a character was such a great character. I think Crystal is an actress throws herself into things 100%.

"She's amazing, as is Craige, Marlowe and Arthur (Lee) - we had a really contained cast. There was obviously more than that but for us it was a kind of ensemble feel as were together all of the time."

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Doctor Who airs Sunday on BBC One.

You can catch up now on past episodes via the BBC iPlayer here.

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