Doctor Who: David Tennant and Catherine Tate Officially Returning for 60th Anniversary

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It's official: David Tennant and Catherine Tate are returning to Doctor Who for the 60th anniversary. This means the Tenth Doctor will finally be reunited with his Companion Donna Noble next year!

BBC confirmed that David Tennant and Catherine Tate are returning as the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble in Doctor Who's 60th anniversary in 2023. Although the two have worked together in an audio drama in the past, this will be the first time that the Time Lord will reunite with Donna since they parted ways on the beloved series.

But will Donna remember the Doctor after he erased her memories? The anniversary event will certainly give us an awesome reunion next year.

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Returning showrunner Russell T. Davies, who is set to direct the 60th-anniversary special, expressed his excitement for David Tennant and Catherine Tate's return to the franchise.

“They're back! And it looks impossible - first, we announce a new Doctor, and then an old Doctor, along with the wonderful Donna, what on earth is happening? Maybe this is a missing story. Or a parallel world. Or a dream, or a trick, or a flashback. The only thing I can confirm is that it’s going to be spectacular, as two of our greatest stars reunite for the battle of a lifetime,” Davies said in a statement.

It is still unclear if the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble will be working with new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa. It was previously announced that the Sex Education star will take over as the new Time Lord after Jodie Whittaker's exit from Doctor Who.

Details about the Doctor Who 60th anniversary special have not yet been disclosed. However, Whovians are hoping that David Tennant isn't the only Doctor who will be returning in the highly anticipated event. After all, previous specials have brought back former Doctors and it could happen again next year. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

Related: Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi Welcomes Ncuti Gatwa as Fourteenth Doctor


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