Ncuti Gatwa has made his first public appearance as The Doctor to switch on the lights at the London Eye on London's South Bank.
The newly regenerated Doctor was joined by his companion Millie Gibson who plays Ruby Sunday in the upcoming series.
Also attending was showrunner Russell T Davies and stars from the upcoming Christmas story The Church on Ruby Road including Anita Dobson.
The cast and crew were present for the press launch of the episode. Ncuti Gatwa told the audience
Millie Gibson described the story
While Russell T Davies spoke of his delight the new Doctor was finally being seen
Doctor Who: The Church on Ruby Road, can be seen on Christmas Day at 5.55 pm UK time on BBC One in the UK and worldwide on Disney+