‘Doctor Who’ prequel details announced

The BBC have revealed that a prequel to the two-part opening story of Doctor Who‘s upcoming sixth series will be available on the show’s official website from 4pm this Friday.

Series 6 begins on Saturday 23rd April on BBC One with ‘The Impossible Astronaut’.

The official site reports that the prequel is “an eerie sequence written by [showrunner] Steven Moffat that sets the scene in scary and mysterious style. It introduces us to the world the Doctor will collide with in the next adventure and watch carefully… was that the new monster?”.

Featuring guest star Stuart Milligan (Jonathan Creek), the prequel is the first of three prequels that will premiere on the official website during Series 6.

Watch a teaser for the prequel…