Jemma Redgrave and Aneurin Barnard will star in the upcoming new season of “Doctor Who” which will release this November on the BBC in the UK and on Disney+ everywhere else in the world.
Jemma Redgrave will return as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart, as will UNIT, the organization that seeks to defend Earth from extraterrestrial threats. Aneurin Barnard joins the series as Roger ap Gwilliam.
The news was shared by BBC on social media which you can see below:
🚨 Cast announcements 🚨
UNIT returns! Jemma Redgrave returns as Kate Lethbridge-Stewart, and UNIT, the long-running organisation set on defending the Earth, returns in the next series of #DoctorWho.
Aneurin Barnard also joins the series as the mysterious Roger ap Gwilliam. pic.twitter.com/OkDsuC2ZMh
— Doctor Who (@bbcdoctorwho) January 9, 2023
They will join the cast that includes Catherine Tate, Yasmin Finney, Neil Patrick Harris, Jacqueline King, Karl Collins and Ruth Madeley.
In October, it was announced that the BBC and Disney Branded Television – two giants of entertainment – have come together to transform Doctor Who into a global franchise for UK audiences and the rest of the world.
Under a shared creative vision, they will deliver this quintessentially British show to future generations on an unprecedented scale with Disney+ as the exclusive home for new seasons of Doctor Who outside the UK and Ireland.
The three-part Doctor Who 60th anniversary special will air in November 2023, followed by the debut of Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor in 2024. “Doctor Who” Season 14 will be the first new season of Doctor Who, following the anniversary specials.
Jemma’s previous credits include Silent Witness, Grantchester, and Howard’s End. Barnard’s previous credits include Barkskins, Peaky Blinders, and Netflix’s 1899.
You can watch the teaser trailer below for the anniversary specials below: