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First Broadcast: 25th December 2016
Channel: BBC One & BBC America
Duration: 60 minutes

Creative Team:

Writer: Steven Moffat
Director: Ed Bazalgette
Producer: Peter Bennett
Executive Producer: Brian Minchin

Cast:

The Doctor – Peter Capaldi
Nardole – Matt Lucas
Grant – Justin Chatwin
Lucy – Charity Wakefield
Mr Brock – Tomiwa Edun
Dr Sim – Aleksandar Jovanovic
Young Grant – Logan Hoffman

Synopsis:

The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure.

With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost. Can the Doctor save Manhattan? And what will be revealed when we see behind the mask?

The special was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studios.

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