Doctor Who spoilers follow.
The BBC has confirmed the release of footage for the Jodie Whittaker finale Doctor Who episode before it even aired on the television station.
Whittaker’s 13th Doctor will depart the sci-fi series in October as part of the Centenary Event to celebrate 100 years of the BBC.
This special episode doesn’t have an official title yet, but Zavvi has revealed multiple home video options for both the Centenary episode and the full run of 2022 specials (“Eve of the Daleks” and “Legend of the Sea Devils”).
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Doctor Who: The Series 13 Specials Steelbook is currently on pre-order for £39.99, with a release date to be announced after the Centenary Special airs.
Other options include solo sets for the Centenary Special, a DVD priced at £19.99 and a Blu-ray priced at £24.99. Packaging artwork and special features will be announced for all three sets in due course.
With writer Russell T Davies returning for stories with David Tennant and Ncuti Gatwa for the show’s 60th anniversary in 2023, next month’s episode will be about saying goodbye to Jodie Whittaker.
The feature-length installment will bring back classic companions Tegan Jovanka (Janet Fielding) and Ace (Sophie Aldred) alongside old friends Kate Stewart (Jemma Redgrave) and Vinder (Jacob Anderson) as the Doctor and Yaz face the terrifying trio of The Master (Sacha Dhawan), the Cybermen and the Daleks.
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Doctor WhoIts next special premieres in October 2022 on BBC One in the UK. In the US, the show airs on BBC America, with series 1-12 available HBO Max. Classical Doctor Who streams exclusively to BritBox in the UK.