The Royle Family star Ralf Little will be making a guest appearance in Series 10 of Doctor Who.
The actor – best known for playing Anthony Royle in the hit sitcom – began filming his scenes today in Cardiff opposite Peter Capaldi and new companion Pearl Mackie. Details of his character have not yet been revealed by the BBC.
Little has previously appeared in the Doctor Who universe as part of the Adventure Games series of video games, providing the voice for Guy Fawkes in Doctor Who: The Gunpowder Plot.
Other guest stars already confirmed for the show’s upcoming tenth series include Matt Lucas – who will be reprising his role as Nardole from last year’s Christmas special The Husbands of River Song – and Stephanie Hyam.
Doctor Who will return this year for a Christmas special, with Series 10 due to follow in 2017.
[Source: Digital Spy]