• Matt Lucas To Join Peter Capaldi And Pearl Mackie For Series 10

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    Matt Lucas To Join Peter Capaldi And Pearl Mackie For Series 10
    14 June 2016

    Following his hilarious appearance in The Husbands Of River Song, Matt
    Lucas returns to Doctor Who from the opening episode of series 10 which
    starts filming next week in Cardiff (Monday 20th June).

    Commenting on his return to Doctor Who, Matt Lucas, said:

    Im chuffed to bits that Nardole is returning to the TARDIS for some
    more adventures. I loved acting with Peter and Im excited to work with

    Bringing her energy and zest to the show, Pearl Mackie embarks on her
    first week of filming as she takes up the role of the Doctors
    companion. In her first major television role following her West End
    appearance in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, shell
    be bursting on to screens in the opening episode.

    Steven Moffat, lead writer and Executive Producer, added:

    Delighted and slightly amazed to be welcoming Matt Lucas back on to
    the TARDIS - and this time its not just for Christmas, hes sticking
    around. One of the greatest comedy talents on planet Earth is being
    unleashed on all of time and space.

    Stephanie Hyam will play a guest cast role in the new series and is
    recognised for her performance as Lily Clarke in Jekyll & Hyde. Shes
    also appeared in Peaky Blinders, Murdered by My Boyfriend, and

    The opening episode of series 10 is written by Doctor Who showrunner
    Steven Moffat, executive produced by Brian Minchin, produced by Peter
    Bennett and directed by Lawrence Gough. The second episode in the new
    series has been crafted by award winning screenwriter Frank

    Block 2 writers are Sarah Dollard (writer of acclaimed episode Face the
    Raven) and Mike Bartlett (multi award winning Doctor Foster).

    Doctor Who is a BBC Cymru Wales produced drama for BBC One. It will
    return in December 2016 with a Christmas Special, followed by the new
    series in 2017.

    + Series 10 of Doctor Who airs in 2017.

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