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Carey Mulligan said ‘No’ to being the Doctor’s companion

Blink is one of the most popular, well known and quoted of the modern Doctor Who episodes. However, when Carey Mulligan who played Sally Sparrow was asked if she wanted to be a companion she declined. Carey Mulligan is a 32 year old actress from Westminster who is well known for her parts in such…

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How did actress Pearl Mackie get cast as Bill?

Lots of actors and actresses would love the opportunity to be cast as a companion to the Doctor, but just how does one go about getting such an amazing and iconic role? In Pearl Mackie’s case it was a combination of talent, luck and availability. The Doctor Who series 10 DVD set releasing November 13th…

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Bill and Martha meet for the first time!

A happy coincidence occurs when time and space get wibbly wobbly causing 12th Doctor companion Bill Potts to meet 10th Doctor companion Martha Jones! It may sound like fan fiction but it’s true! Well, sort of. Actresses Freema Agyemen and Pearl Mackie bumped into one another earlier this week when they both happened to be…

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Bradley Walsh is the new companion?

After months of speculating and the big reveal of who will play the new Doctor, the attention has now turned to the companion. But has it just been confirmed? As we know, Jodie Whittaker will be appearing on our screens next year as the Thirteenth Doctor, but we still don’t know who will be playing…

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Kris Marshall denies companion rumours

You might recall Death in Paradise‘s Kris Marshall being the frontrunner for the role of the Thirteenth Doctor for months despite official denials, until he was finally eclipsed in the odds by Jodie Whittaker. While Marshall didn’t become the Doctor, tabloid rumours have abounded about a potential role for the actor as a companion to…

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Pearl Mackie’s First Doctor Who Interview

Pearl Mackie, recently announced as the new companion, Bill, has given her first interview. Speaking to the BBC, she talks about ‘first day madness’, meeting Peter Capaldi and her hopes for Bill’s future. You can watch the interview in the video below. [source]

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Pearl Mackie On Becoming The New Companion

In case you missed the news, Pearl Mackie was recently announced as the new companion, which will be her first major television role. On joining the show, Mackie said: I’m incredibly excited to be joining the Doctor Who family. It’s such an extraordinary British institution, I couldn’t be prouder to call the TARDIS my home!…

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Pearl Mackie Is The New Companion!

It has been revealed that Pearl Mackie is the new companion, Bill, who will star opposite Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor in series 10 of Doctor Who. An actress from Brixton, Mackie is best known for her roles in the film Svengali (2013) and the TV series Doctors (2014). Most recently, she has been performing in…

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BBC Release Doctor Who Series 10 Companion Teaser

Following on from the previous news regarding the incoming reveal of The Doctor’s new companion, the BBC have now released a painfully short teaser trailer for this Saturday. The hints on offer are brief to say the least, but it certainly seems like the next person to be running with the Doctor may well be…

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New Companion To Be Announced This Saturday!

The BBC have announced that the new companion, who will join Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor in the next series of Doctor Who, will be announced on Saturday 23rd April during half time of the FA Cup semi-final between Everton and Manchester United. The Match of the Day Live coverage will start on BBC One at 4.50pm with…

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