The BBC has confirmed that an exclusive clip from the Doctor Who Christmas special will screen during the annual Children in Need charity broadcast on Friday 18 November.
The sneak peek will see the Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi and Nardole, played by Matt Lucas, team up with an investigative reporter played by Charity Wakefield and a masked vigilante played by Justin Chatwin to defend New York from a terrifying alien invasion before the full episode, The Return of Doctor Mysterio.
Written by Steven Moffat, they will be joined by Adetomiwa Edun, Aleksandar Jovanovic and Logan Hoffman.
The programme is Executive Produced by Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin, Produced by Peter Bennett and Directed by Ed Bazalgette (Poldark). It was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studios.
The exclusive clip will form part of BBC Children in Need’s Appeal Show on Friday 18 November, 7pm, BBC One.