Hi there! We notice you are using an Adblock tool.

Kasterborous produces five or more pieces of original content daily (over 100 every month). Our writers are volunteers, offering their services to give you interesting Doctor Who articles and features.

Money raised through advertising on this site is reinvested into hosting costs, competition prizes, review materials and occasional gifts for our contributors.

To help us maintain our wide breadth and high standard of content, whitelist our non-profit site to continue enjoying it without these pop-ups.

Companion Speculation

The Guardian has come out guns blazing today with a stark declaration on who should be the Eleventh Doctor’s companion – and the suggestion is surprising.

Forget Lily Allen, Michelle Ryan or the lovely Carey Mulligan – Dan Martin of The Guardian’s choice is Emma Rigby, soon to be ex- of Hollyoaks.

Yes, I said Hollyoaks.

Emma Rigby is an attractive blonde who surprisingly for that particular show has something approaching range, having played a young girl experiencing the heart-wrenching turmoil of a serious eating disorder.

She also has a bit of steel about her which might – and I say might – be what gets her out of the realm of endless, dreary teen soap angst and into the world of serious acting.  What better way to do this than via Doctor Who?

Other suggestions in Martin’s article include Freema Agyeman, Zoe Tapper and BattleStar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff as a trans-Atlantic primary companion.

Please note that responses to this post are subject to our comments policy.

© 2005-2015 Kasterborous. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service