The BBC has announced that former Emmerdale star Samuel Anderson will join Doctor Whoin Series 8 as a recurring character. Details on the role are scant with the only confirmation being that Anderson will play Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School. In the 50th Anniversary Special, The Day of the Doctor, companion Clara Oswald was also shown to be a teacher at the school which started it all off for Whoin 1963.
Whether Anderson will be a companion is unclear. Which of the Doctor’s male companions would you most like Danny Pink to be modelled on? Vote in the Doctor Who Mind Robber’s Polland share your thoughts in our comments section. We’ve excluded UNIT characters, Kamelion and K-9 from the Poll, however please feel free to discuss them in the comments.
The BBC has published a series of short interviews in anticipation of the Doctor WhoChristmas Special, The Time of the Doctor.The interviews with Steven Moffat, Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman and Orla Brady can be accessed here.
As Doctor Who celebrates 50 years, we go behind the lens on the year’s most anticipated television drama. Voiced by the Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker, we catch up with old friends and meet some new ones. It’s a rollercoaster ride and a time to celebrate. Features Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt, as well as lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, discussing their 50th Anniversary experiences.
Exclusive! We caught up with Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman and Steven Moffat at the launch of the official Doctor Who 50th Celebration at ExCeL London, and got them to answer some questions about The Day of the Doctor, 50 years of Doctor Who and whether Matt would ever consider donning the bowtie once again!
In an EXCLUSIVE video we capture the moment when a select group of Time Lords come together to mark 50 years of Doctor Who. Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Matt Smith, all in the same space and time.