New Doctor Who girl Jenna-Louise Coleman

New Companion Starts at Christmas!

Well, here’s an interesting new spin of Doctor Who Series 7 – the Doctor’s new companion, played by Jenna-Louise Coleman, won’t be joining the TARDIS until the Christmas special!

Warning: we’re updating this page as new information is released.

Fans had previously understood that Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill would be leaving Doctor Who in the next few weeks, leaving several episodes for Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor to travel alone without Amy and Rory. Could this mean an extended run as companion for Alex Kingston’s River Song? Or does the Sophia Myles theory still hold water?

Only Steven Moffat knows for sure, but he’s too busy – and quite right too – talking about Jenna-Louise Coleman. The following quotes are via the official Doctor Who Twitter feed.

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She’s going to have to be patient, however, as it seems that the Doctor has plenty of adventuring to do just yet.

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Now here’s an interesting piece of scheduling information!

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At last! We now know that Doctor Who Series 7 is indeed split across 2012 and 2013.

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It isn’t only the Weeping Angels who are back, either…

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Exciting news all-round – but what do you think?



Christian Cawley

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


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