Doctor Who News New Doctor Who companion Jenna-Louise Coleman

Published on May 24th, 2012 | by Andrew Reynolds

Jenna on Location

New Doctor Who companion Jenna-Louise Coleman

Jenna-Louise Coleman has begun her adventure with the Doctor this week as filming commenced on her first scenes as the new companion, reports Doctor Who News.

Jenna was captured leaving the Welsh manor Plas Llanmihangel House yesterday by fan Garth Bundy, who rather than revealing any Moffat-baiting spoilers caught the actress in her civvies, and not  her official costume.

The eccentrically structured sixteenth century manor boasts amongst its finery; a thirteenth century Church and graveyard which perhaps confirms that this year’s Christmas special will be not only be a ghost story but a period tale – maybe, for the first time since Doctor Who returned, we’ll be getting a non-contemporaneous companion (well, not contemporary to us.)

Jenna’s first read-through for Doctor Who has already been recorded for posterity with the BBC’s official Doctor Who Twitter feed proclaiming:


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Everyone has a favourite Doctor and mine - just for his honesty, his fairness and his ability to not notice the Master's awful, awful disguises/anagrams (Sir Gilles Estram!?!) - has to be the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. The stories didn’t serve him as well as his acting served those stories.

2 Responses to Jenna on Location

  1. avatar Gruff says:

    Welcome aboard.
    Wonder how the Moff writes her first experience of stepping into the TARDIS. To me that is the point at which you start to decide how likeable a companion is and form an idea of how they might react to events on their travels.

  2. avatar Misty says:

    It will be great if she is from a different time, it is boring to have companions. from the same era all the time.During the classic who era, we had quite a few companions from different times and even aliens, robots.There is a rumour that she might be Romana or her daughter.

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