Matt Smith’s Doctor is to face the Daleks for the first time since his debut season when the show returns later this year.
The official Doctor Who website reports the opening episode will be entitled Asylum of the Daleks and feature “every kind of Dalek ever faced by the Time Lord”.
The good news is this includes the Special Weapons Dalek from the 1989 adventure Remembrance of the Daleks, the bad new is the dire rebuilt props from Victory of the Daleks are also likely to appear.
Speaking to the BBC site, Executive Producer Caro Skinner promised “an epic Dalek adventure that kicks off the new series in explosive style!”
Skinner added: “If you think you know all there is to know about the Daleks, think again…’