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Pearl Mackie: Twice Upon a Time is ‘pretty epic’

Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie has described this year’s Christmas special, Twice Upon a Time, as ‘pretty epic’. The actress, who will be leaving her role as companion Bill Potts during the special, was speaking in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine, out today. Commenting on Bill’s final adventure, Mackie told the magazine: “It…

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Jared Garfield and Lily Travers to star as Ben and Polly

After the surprise announcement of David Bradley playing the First Doctor in this year’s Christmas special, it seems only natural that his companions would be appearing too. Now we know who will be playing them. As we saw in the trailer, the Doctor’s companion, Polly – originally played by Anneke Wills – will be played…

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Mark Gatiss to appear in Doctor Who Christmas special

Writer and actor Mark Gatiss has revealed that he will be making an appearance in this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special. The news was announced as part of a Facebook Live interview with Empire Magazine during this week’s San Diego Comic-Con (around 11:30 in the video below): Although vague on the details of his role, Gatiss…

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The two Doctors unite in new image from the Christmas Special

Amidst all the excitement about the Thirteenth Doctor announcement, it’s easy to forget what’s right in front of us; the San Diego Comic Con panel that’s taking place next Sunday which’ll see an exclusive look at the Christmas Special that’ll see the new Doctor take the reins. As part of their yearly Comic Con preview,…

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Doctor Who: Rachel Talalay To Direct 2017 Christmas Special

Director Rachel Talalay will be returning to Doctor Who for this year’s Christmas special, Steven Moffat has revealed. The show’s executive producer and lead writer made the announcement as part of an interview with Huffington Post, which turned to the topic of the director and her work on Doctor Who: I’m working with her right now,…

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