Revolution of the Daleks - New Year Episode

"Revolution of the Daleks" is a special episode of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, first broadcast on BBC One on 1 January 2021. It was written by Chris Chibnall, and directed by Lee Haven Jones. The episode follows the twelfth series as a New Year’s Day special, continuing on from "The Timeless Children" (2020).

The episode stars Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor and Mandip Gill as Yasmin Khan, with the final appearances of Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole as her companionsGraham O'Brien and Ryan Sinclair. It also features John Barrowman as Jack Harkness, who returned to the series in "Fugitive of the Judoon" (2020).



"Revolution of the Daleks" was written by showrunner Chris Chibnall.[1] The title of the special episode was revealed after the credits of the twelfth series finale, "The Timeless Children".[2] The episode features the Daleks, last seen in "Resolution" (2019).[3]

In April 2020, Chibnall confirmed that post-production was continuing on "Revolution of the Daleks" remotely throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.[4] Promotional stills from filming were released at a virtual Comic Con on 9 October 2020.[5]


Bradley WalshTosin Cole and Mandip Gill reprise their roles as Graham O'BrienRyan Sinclair and Yasmin Khan, respectively.[3] On 23 November 2020, John Barrowman confirmed that he would return for the special as Captain Jack Harkness, after last reprising the role in "Fugitive of the Judoon".[6]

In November 2020, SFX #355 reported that Chris Noth would return as Jack Robertson, Harriet Walter had been cast, and Walsh and Cole would depart the series in this episode.[7]


The episode was directed by Lee Haven Jones.[8][9][2]

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"Revolution of the Daleks" aired on BBC One in the United Kingdom on 1 January 2021,[11] after being announced for the "festive season" of 2020/2021.[2] The episode aired in the United States on BBC America on the same day,[12] and is due to air in Australia on ABC and ABC iview on 2 January 2021.[13]

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Doctor Who là một series phim truyền hình khoa học viễn tưởng của Vương quốc Anh do đài BBC sản xuất, bắt đầu phát sóng từ năm 1963. Bộ phim có nội dung chính kể về những cuộc phiêu lưu của một Time Lord tự xưng mình là The Doctor, một chủng loài ngoài hành tinh đến từ Gallifrey.

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