The 2016 Doctor Who Christmas special ‘ The Return of Doctor Mysterio’ is released on DVD and Blu-ray today.

The 60-minute special will also be available via Amazon video from January 28th. US fan can get their hands on a copy from February 21st.

In addition to the hour-long episode, first seen on Christmas Day, this new release features two additions…..

The Doctor: A New Kind of Hero

The Doctor has no superpowers, but he can stand proudly alongside the greatest superheroes ever known.  In this special programme we’ll ask what it is about the Doctor that makes him so heroic.

Doctor Who Extra: The Return of Doctor Mysterio

Join stars Peter Capaldi and Matt Lucas, showrunner Steven Moffat, and much more for this very special inside look at the making of ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio.’

Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 - Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Justin Chatwin as Grant - BBC - Photo: Simon Ridgway
Doctor Who Xmas Special 2016 – Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Justin Chatwin as Grant – BBC – Photo: Simon Ridgway
Synopsis

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 Return of Doctor Mysterio stars Peter Capaldi as The Doctor, alongside Matt Lucas as Nardole. Together with a stellar cast including Charity Wakefield, and Justin Chatwin, The Doctor joins forces with a masked Superhero for a fantastic New York adventure.

Also joining the cast is Tomiwa Edun is Mr Brock, Aleksandar Jovanovic plays Dr Sim, and Logan Huffman in an episode written by Steven Moffat. Executive Producer is Brian Minchin. It is produced by Peter Bennett and directed by Ed Bazalgette (Poldark). It was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock.Studios.

 

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