Doctor Who Christmas special: first-look picture released

Fans have been given a glimpse of the much-anticipated Doctor Who Christmas Special with the release of a first-look picture.

The picture shows Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Matt Lucas (Nardole) and other guest stars in action.

The episode, titled The Return Of Doctor Mysterio, will see the Doctor gain a new sidekick in the form of a superhero as he embarks on his latest adventure in The Big Apple. 

Other prominent figures set to join him are the character of The Ghost (Justin Chatwin) and a journalist (Charity Wakefield). 

The Christmas special airs on BBC One on Christmas Day at 5.45pm.

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