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Thursday, 3 November 2016 - Reported by Chuck Foster
As in previous years, the BBC's annual charity fundraising evening for Children in Need will feature an item relating to the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special.

This year this will take the form of an exclusive clip from The Return of Doctor Mysterio:
Pledge to Children in Need with the Doctor in 2016! (Credit: BBC)The sneak peak 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’, airs at Christmas.

Written by Steven Moffat, they will be joined by Adetomiwa Edun, Aleksandar Jovanovic and Logan Hoffman.

The exclusive clip will form part of BBC Children in Need’s Appeal Show on Friday 18th November, 7pm, BBC One whilst the 60 minute special will air later in the year at Christmas.

The programme is executive produced by Steven Moffat and Brian Minchin, produced by Peter Bennett and directed by Ed Bazalgette (Poldark).

This year's Children in Need takes place in the evening of Friday 18th November.

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