The news you’ve been waiting for has finally been announced: BBC Two has confirmed the airdate and timeslot for Mark Gatiss’ Doctor Who docudrama An Adventure In Space And Time!
A film about the genesis of Doctor Who and the show’s original star William Hartnell, An Adventure… stars David Bradley (Harry Potter, Dinosaurs on a Spaceship) with Brian Cox (any brilliant film you can think of, The End of Time Part One) as Sydney Newman, Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, Hide) as Verity Lambert, Sacha Dhawan as Waris Hussein and Jamie Glover as William Russell. Interestingly, William Russell himself and Carole Ann Ford also appear in the drama.
Here’s how it was announced – on Twitter!
— BBC Two (@BBCTwo) November 4, 2013
Meanwhile, BBC America subsequently announced that the film – which they co-produced with the BBC – will première the following day, Friday, November 22, 9:00pm ET/PT.
Further details about the film can be found in our dedicated, rolling, up-to-the-minute feature, Everything You Need To Know: An Adventure In Space And Time.