John Barrowman Returns As Captain Jack In ‘Doctor Who’ Teaser


Fan-favorite actor John Barrow returns as Captain Jack in the teaser for the upcoming Doctor Who Holiday Special.

“One of the most iconic characters in the Whoniverse is returning for the upcoming holiday special of Doctor Who, as John Barrowman MBE puts on his famous coat once more and reprises his role as Captain Jack Harkness,” teases the video description. “In the upcoming special titled ‘Revolution of the Daleks,’ Captain Jack will be on hand to help the fam as they discover a disturbing plan forming involving one of the Doctor’s most feared and dangerous enemies, the Daleks. With the Thirteenth Doctor locked away in a space prison, will Captain Jack be able to help save planet Earth?”

Watch the teaser below.

Barrowman is pretty excited to be back as he tweeted pics of his first and most recent Doctor Who appearance:

Barrowman also said in a statement: “Putting on Jack’s coat and setting foot back on the set of Doctor Who was just like going back home. It’s always thrilling to play Captain Jack. He’s a character very close to my heart who changed my life and to know the fans love him as much as I do makes his return even sweeter. I hope everyone enjoys Jack’s heroic adventure with Thirteen.”

“A Doctor Who holiday special means treats galore, and there’s no bigger treat than the return of John Barrowman to Doctor Who, for an epic and emotional feature-length episode,” said showrunner Chris Chibnall. “If anyone can blast away the sheer rubbishness of 2020, it’s Captain Jack. Daleks beware!”

Matt Strevens, executive producer at BBC Studios added, “After a tantalizingly brief appearance in ‘Fugitive of the Judoon,’ it’s a total joy and thrill to welcome back John as Captain Jack. One of the most iconic characters in Doctor Who lore, his presence ignites this holiday special from the start.”

Update: The Daleks also get a new look.

Doctor Who “Revolution of the Daleks” this Holiday Season teaser:

Daleks get new look:

Doctor Who Daleks