According to DNAIndia.com, BBC bosses are looking to recruit Lady Gaga (known as “Mister Gaga” by comedian Al Murray – Ed) as the latest pop starlet to appear in Doctor Who. They believe that Gaga would make a â€œfrightening antagonistâ€ on the show.
Apparently this comes from comments made by Gareth Roberts (who wrote The Shakespeare Code and The Unicorn and the Wasp for the 2007 and 2008 series, Doctor Who fact fans) in Doctor Who Magazine.
Gareth is quoted by a certain red top newspaper as saying:
“The script might end up on screen one day with Lady Gaga, who will have fallen on hard times.”
Doctor Who is no stranger to having musicians appear in the TARDIS hall of fame, others of note include: The Beatles (as themselves in The Chase), Billie Piper (as Rose Tyler in various episodes) and Kylie Minogue (Voyage of the Damned).
Whilst bringing someone like Lady Gaga onto the show could increase its ratings, it would also mean that we would have to watch her act.
This is something that no one would want.
If the rumours are true, letâ€™s hope itâ€™s a small â€œepisode 12â€ cameo.