DR WHO fans today get a sneak preview of amazing scenes from the first episode of the eagerly-awaited new series.
hit TV show - the first full series starring Scots actor David Tennant as the Doctor - will return on BBC1 in the spring.
In the opening episode, the Tardis lands in the distant future of New Earth.
The Doctor and his feisty companion Rose
(Billie Piper), above, step out to survey the awesome landscape - where a giant building looks frighteningly like the time
traveller's old enemy, a Dalek.
The Doctor is asked to visit his old friend, The Face of Boe, at the hospital where he
However, The Doctor soon discovers that the staff, a population of Cat-like Nuns, left, are able to cure all known diseases to man - but at what cost to man himself?
Later in the series,
fans will see Phoenix Nights star Peter Kay joining the Tardis.
Kay will play "cold and powerful" character Victor Kennedy
in episode 10.
He landed the role after sending a fan letter to writer Russell T Davies saying how much he loved the first
However, Kay will be swapping his trademark gags for serious acting.
Other guest stars who have signed up
to appear in the new series include Maureen Lipman, Pauline Collins and EastEnders actress Tracy-Ann Oberman.
Source: The Evening Times