Neil Patrick Harris joins the cast of “Dr. Who” ahead of the 60th anniversary

With the promise of surprising fans of the series “Dr Who”little by little the plan that will celebrate 60 years of history of this legendary production that has been on the air since 1963 in various stages, casts and formats begins to be revealed

“I’ll try my best. This ‘Doctor’ has no idea what’s in store for him.”

After giving clues to the changes that “Dr. Who” will have in its new season, announcing that the actor Ncuti Gatwa will be responsible for giving life to the famous traveler universal in its reincarnation number 14, another great star has been presented to join the unpublished episodes that will premiere in 2023, as the multi-winner of Emmy and Tony awards, Neil Patrick Harriswho achieved a consolidation in his career for “How I Met Your Mother”, will be part of the project that will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the series.

Russell T. Davies, showrunner of “Dr. Who” explained that the arrival of Neil Patrick will be spectacular and although he did not give details about what character he will play, he assured that it will be key to the new plots that arrive for the multidimensional traveler on board of the also mythical “Tardis” time machine.

Although there were quite a few rumors about the possible participation of world stars for the anniversary episodes and new season, so far Nicuti Gatwa and Neil Patrick have been the officially presented actors, and especially with Neil Patrick, photos of the actor already characterized in the universe of “Dr. Who”, so it is expected that during the rest of 2022 the producer will reveal unpublished scenes and more faces of the new cast with the characteristic conceptual art of the series.

On his Instagram account, Neil Patrick shared his photo to formalize his arrival at “Dr. Who”, thanked Russell T. Davis for his invitation, and assured that before this project “I will try to do my best work. This ‘Doctor’ has no no idea what to expect.”

The project promoted by BBC Televisionmaintains high expectations for “Dr. Who” fans considering the bet he made for his 50th anniversary celebration in 2013, which pleased his followers with a special of the series, then managing to mark a 100 million fan rating during transmission.



  • “Dr Who”
  • Neil Patrick Harris
  • Hollywood actors
  • Cinema

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Neil Patrick Harris joins the cast of “Dr. Who” ahead of the 60th anniversary