Daleks!: BBC announces new Doctor Who animated spinoff series
BBC has announced the upcoming premiere of Doctor Who‘s newest animated spinoff titled Daleks!, centering on one of the Doctor’s greatest enemies. The digital series is a CGI animation which will be final piece of the multimedia crossover called Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious. Set to debut sometime in November, the five 10-minute long episodes will be free for viewing on the show’s YouTube channel. Check out the digital series’ first teaser in the player below!
Daleks! is created by Studio Liddell from a screenplay written by James Goss. It is a production by BBC Studios Digital. The series will feature the voices of Doctor Who alum Nicholas Briggs, Joe Sugg, Anjli Mojindra, and Ayesha Antoine.
The official synopsis reads: “The Dalek Empire comes up against a terrible force. The Daleks’ plundering of the Archive of Islos unearths something ancient and deadly. Soon Skaro is under attack and the Dalek Emperor is on the run! Can the Daleks defeat their adversaries and regain their planet, even with help from an old enemy?
Will this be the end of the Daleks?”
Last season 11, the new Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, was joined by an all-new cast of characters in the series, including Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill and in a recurring role Sharon D Clarke. Chris Chibnall took over as head writer and executive producer from Steven Moffat for the series.
The series began broadcasting on BBC America in 2005, follows the Doctor, an alien from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey, and is created by Sydney Newman (The Avengers), and Executive Produced by Russell T. Davies (Torchwood), Julie Gardner (Torchwood), Steven Moffat (Sherlock), Phil Collinson (Coronation Street), Piers Wenger (How I Live Now), Beth Willis, Brian Minchin (Wizards vs. Aliens), Caroline Skinner (Our Girl), and Mal Young (Desperate Scousewives).