The Doctor from Centenary Special, the final episode starring Jodie Whitaker as the Thirteenth Doctor, has a title. Doctor Who magazine #582 reveals that the episode – which aired in October and featured Whitaker’s return to Dr. Ncuti Gatwa’s fourteenth – is titled “The Power of the Doctor”. The title is an echo of the trilogy of episodes that sealed Matt Smith’s career as the eleventh doctor: “The Doctor’s Name”, “Doctor’s Day” and “Doctor’s Time”. The title may also refer to the Doctor’s regenerative abilities, which Chris Chipnall’s time as show director revealed was the basis of all Time Lord renewal.
“The Power of the Doctor” will be the first time to reboot Doctor from The era when Daleks, Cybermen, and The Master all appeared at the same time Doctor from episode. Sasha Dhawan will again play the number opposite the Doctor. Additionally, the episode brings back Janet Fielding as Tegan Jovanka, a former companion to the Fourth and Fifth Doctors, and Sophie Aldred as Ace, a companion to the Seventh Doctor. This is the first time either of them has appeared in a TV episode of Doctor from Since their original exit from the series. Jacob Anderon as Fender from Doctor Who: The flow He will also return in the episode, alongside Gemma Redgrave as Kate Stewart.
“Judy’s final long storyline contains a slew of sweets and surprises for fans and fans, not least the return of two of the most beloved companions in the show’s history,” Chipnal said of the episode. They will help the Doctor fight on three fronts, against her staunch enemies: The Master, Delex and the Cybermen, in one huge story! On the BBC’s centenary, we will celebrate the past, present and future Doctor fromin a thrilling, epic, and emotional farewell to the Thirteenth Doctor.”
Janet Fielding said, “In some ways it was a very different experience than when I finished recording in 1983, but in many ways it was very similar. It was great to be a working member of Doctor from My family again! I hope everyone enjoys it as much as I loved being part of the TARDIS team again.”
The Power of the Doctor is out sometime in October.
[h/t Screen Rant]