Could Doctor Who be returning to Sheffield for Christmas special?

Doctor Who could be returning to Sheffield for a Christmas special – ahead of a new series planned for 2020.

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 3:07 pm
Updated Friday, 10th May 2019, 2:38 pm

Bosses of the hit BBC show had previously confirmed that the show would not return this year – instead coming back to screens next year.

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Time Lord Jodie Whittaker and her three companions were last seen saving the world once again on New Year’s Day this year – and the show ended with confirmation that it would be an entire year before they came back.

Filming of Doctor Who in Sheffield. (Photo: BBC).

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However, the Daily Star has reported that the show may return for a festive special – and with previous episodes being filmed in Sheffield, it could be the base for shooting once again.

The upcoming series will be the second with Jodie’s Doctor, the thirteenth in the show’s run.

Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill will also return for the second series featuring the Yorkshire born actress.