The beloved sci-fi drama dropped a bombshell on fans Friday morning:
Russell T. Davies is returning as showrunner.
Davies was instrumental in bringing Doctor Who back to the air in 2005.
He will return in 2023 following the exit of Chris Chibnall.
The BBC has said Davies would be a part of the series for the 60th anniversary and beyond.
“I’m beyond excited to be back on my favorite show,” said Davies.
“But we’re time-travelling too fast, there’s a whole series of Jodie Whittaker’s brilliant Doctor for me to enjoy, with my friend and hero Chris Chibnall at the helm – I’m still a viewer for now.”
Added Chibnall: “It’s monumentally exciting and fitting that Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary will see one of Britain’s screenwriting diamonds return home."
"Russell built the baton that is about to be handed back to him — Doctor Who,