As of 25 December 2015, a total of 826 episodes of Doctor Who (BBC, UK) had been aired. This total encompasses the original run (1963–89; 694 episodes) and the modern run which started in 2005 (132 episodes and counting). The total includes a full-length TV movie, but does not include spoofs, spin-offs or webisodes.
A Christmas special episode is due to air on 25 December 2016, with the 10th series of modern Doctor Who slated to begin in April 2017.
The 12th incarnation of the Doctor is played by Peter Capaldi (UK). Up until 2015, he had been assisted by Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman), but in 2016 he is due to get a new companion called Bill (Pearl Mackie).